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Good new Amex hotel cashback offers released – Marriott, Hyatt, Thistle and more

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American Express has launched a new wave of hotel cashback deals. Whatever you are planning this Autumn, you are likely to find a deal for you.

As usual, these offers may or may not appear somewhere on your American Express account. You need to look under the ‘Offers’ tab for every Amex card you hold, and ‘Save’ those offers which you want to use.

Here are the new deals:

Get £100 back on £250 spend at Hyatt

  • This offer expires on 31st December
  • It is an excellent deal, obviously, and will be even better if Hyatt lanches a generous Autumn promotion. It covers selected European countries only. I am 100% certain to be taking advantage of this offer given the scale of the discount and the great properties included.
  • Remember that you can get an even better deal if you book via Hyatt Prive, which gets you free breakfast, a guaranteed upgrade and a hotel food and drink credit. Learn about Hyatt Prive here.

Get £50 back on £200 spend at Marriott

  • This offer expires on 28th February 2022
  • All of the hotels are in Europe.

Get £30 back on £100 spend at Thistle

  • This offer expires on 31st December

Get £60 back on £200 spend at Hard Rock Hotel London, The Clermont, Guoman

  • This offer expires on 31st December
  • It covers (all in London) the two The Clermont hotels (ex-Amba), Amba Marble Arch, The Tower at St Katherine Docks, Great Cumberland Place, The Royal Horseguards, Hard Rock Hotel London.

The following existing Amex hotel cashback deals are still running (I haven’t included the very long list of deals which are expiring this month):

  • £100 back on £350 spend at Leading Hotels of the World, ends 15th October
  • £70 back on £200 spend at Millennium & Copthorne, ends 31st October
  • £100 back on £400 spend with Preferred Hotels, ends 30th November
  • £75 back on £350 spend with The Doyle Collection, ends 30th November
  • £100 back on £400 spend at One Aldwych in London, ends 30th December

Want to earn more points from credit cards? – March 2023 update

If you are looking to apply for a new credit card, here are our top recommendations based on the current sign-up bonuses.

In February 2022, Barclaycard launched two exciting new Barclaycard Avios Mastercard cards with a bonus of up to 25,000 Avios. You can apply here.

SPECIAL OFFER: Successfully apply for either of the Barclaycard Avios credit cards by 2nd April 2023 and you will be entered into a free draw to win ONE MILLION AVIOS! Full details are on the application forms here (free) and here (paid). This competition is exclusive to Head for Points readers. T&C apply.

You qualify for the bonus on these cards even if you have a British Airways American Express card:

Barclaycard Avios Plus card

Barclaycard Avios Plus Mastercard

25,000 Avios for signing up and an upgrade voucher for spending £10,000 Read our full review

Barclaycard Avios card

Barclaycard Avios Mastercard

5,000 Avios for signing up and an upgrade voucher for spending £20,000 Read our full review

You can see our full directory of all UK cards which earn airline or hotel points here. Here are the best of the other deals currently available.

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

25,000 Avios and the famous annual 2-4-1 voucher Read our full review

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold

Your best beginner’s card – 20,000 points, FREE for a year & four airport lounge passes Read our full review

The Platinum Card from American Express

30,000 points and unbeatable travel benefits – for a fee Read our full review

Virgin Atlantic Reward+ Mastercard

15,000 points bonus and 1.5 points for every £1 you spend Read our full review

Earning miles and points from small business cards

If you are a sole trader or run a small company, you may also want to check out these offers:

Until 30th March 2023, the sign up bonus on American Express Business Platinum is increased to 120,000 Membership Rewards points – click here. The bonus on American Express Business Gold is increased to 60,000 Membership Rewards points – click here. T&C apply, see the application forms for details.

American Express Business Platinum

Crazy 120,000 points bonus (to 30th March) and a £200 Amex Travel credit every year Read our full review

American Express Business Gold

60,000 points sign-up bonus (to 30th March) and free for a year Read our full review

British Airways Accelerating Business American Express

30,000 Avios sign-up bonus – plus annual bonuses of up to 30,000 Avios Read our full review

Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa

Get a 10,000 points bonus plus an extra 500 points for our readers Read our full review

For a non-American Express option, we also recommend the Barclaycard Select Cashback card for sole traders and small businesses. It is FREE and you receive 1% cashback on your spending.

Barclaycard Select Cashback credit card

1% cashback (3% for 3 months if you apply by 31st March) and no annual fee Read our full review

Comments (65)

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  • Bagoly says:

    The offer terms for Paul (10% off) don’t mention anything about country or currency.
    Do we have any history on whether for such chains it works outside the UK (using Amex involves paying an additional 3%)
    Annoyingly it expires just before I will get to a city with a Paul to test it in October.

    • Rob says:

      Given that it is based on Amex checking a list of shop codes for every participating store, you should assume it is UK only. Actually used mine yesterday and am eagerly expected 32p back from a loaf of bread!

    • Andrew (@andrewseftel) says:

      I’d be blown away if it pays out automatically. Given the ambiguity in the terms, they’d probably roll over if you complained but quite a bit of effort for a net 7% rebate on a sandwich.

  • Paul Pogba says:

    Just logged in to the web Amex site to see the list of eligible Hyatt hotels and noticed it says “Book, stay and pay by 31 December”. Is there no way an advance pay booking by 31 December (and the transaction hitting your account) will trigger the rebate or do Amex get data on the stay date as they do flight bookings?

    • Rob says:

      If the hotel will take your money in advance (and not all advance bookings result in your card being charged in advance) then it will trigger.

  • Laura says:

    I wish the Hyatt one would stack with Secret Escapes, but that would be far too much like wishful thinking

  • TJones says:

    The new Hyatt Centric in Cambridge isn’t on the list, unfortunately. Any plans for a HfP review?

    • Rob says:

      Hyatt doesn’t talk to us, so probably not. The cost of funding it ourselves vs the reader interest is not great especially as it isn’t in the city centre.

    • Kevin C says:

      The introductory rates there are pretty reasonable.

  • Paul says:

    Hyatt and Marriott deals: not one hotel included in Portugal?! Odd.

  • the_real_a says:

    Anyone know if the Hyatt Regency in Manchester or Birmingham take part in Prive?

  • Robert says:

    Can’t choose between the Regency Churchill or the Scotland Yard hotel to take advantage of the Hyatt promo, does anyone have any tips that could swing it please? Location of both seems fine, got a feeling the SY is newer?

    • Rob says:

      We reviewed GSY last week. Never been inside a room at the Regency despite a few conferences there so can’t really comment, but it certainly hasn’t seen a lick of paint for a while (except for the bits that burnt down a couple of years ago).

      • TGLoyalty says:

        Churchill had a refurb recently didn’t it?

        GSY is a nice property. The whisky bar looks great but currently closed.

    • Harry T says:

      GSY is better by reputation. I haven’t tried the Churchill but I was impressed by GSY.

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