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Get £45 of free snacks with new Amex ‘100% cashback’ offers

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American Express has launched a batch of new ‘100% cashback’ offers this morning.

Unscientifically, the offers appear to be targetted at free cards and the cheaper paid cards, such as the Nectar American Express and Platinum Cashback.

I don’t have any of them across the many cards in my family, but we only have the pricier fee-based cards.

Rhys has them on his American Express Rewards credit card. The person who sent me the screenshot below has them on his Amazon Business American Express and the no-longer-available Platinum companion credit card.

This is what you should see:

Most of these will involve visiting a major railway station in order to use them. Millie’s Cookies has an online option (although, erm, the website doesn’t appear to accept Amex!) and can also be found in many shopping centres.

All of these brands are owned by the same company, SSP Group, which dominates airport and railway food operations. Don’t think that the food outlets at Heathrow or St Pancras compete with each other, because they don’t …..

The offers run to mid February, but you should register now. Millie’s Cookies, for example, is restricted to the first 10,000 people to register although Upper Crust will accept 30,000. I am guessing that American Express is underwriting this offer to a significant degree.


Want to earn more points from credit cards? – November 2022 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.

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 UK’s most valuable card perk – the 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:

American Express Business Platinum

40,000 points sign-up bonus and a £200 Amex Travel credit every year Read our full review

American Express Business Gold

20,000 points sign-up bonus 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

10,500 points bonus – the most generous Avios Visa for a limited company 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 and no annual fee Read our full review

Comments (69)

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  • AndyS says:

    Nothing on my free BA or Plantinum Amex cards.

  • Colin says:

    Saved all of them on my rare AMEX Blue card

  • Lilly says:

    So this is on my MR credit card but not my charge card or my BA card. I understand not, but I will take it!

  • Nick says:

    Can find lots of different pasty shops on Google Search but no website for “The Pasty Shop”. Where are they? (no locations on Amex cards saved offers either)

  • Euston says:

    Be careful — Pasty Shop in Euston Station bills as ‘Burger King’. Seriously!

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