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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? – 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 (69)

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  • t0m says:

    No sign on my BAPP or Gold cards..

  • Geoff 1977 says:

    “ Most of these will involve visiting a major railway station in order to use them”

    Based on data from last week, numbers visiting train stations has dropped off massively again

  • KP says:

    I have all of them on my free Amex card. Not on marriott, BA, Plat or Gold

  • KP says:

    Most of them are, so I would expect it to be as well

  • Geoff 1977 says:

    Given the quality of food you’ll get, I’d suggest that this is still poor value for money 🤣

  • Andrew. says:

    There’s also various LBG, Barclaycard and VM offers at BV for a 10% rebate if you don’t think you’ll hit the £600.

  • Danny says:

    The Millie’s one works in a lot of towns / shopping centres, not just rail and online.

    (Another data point, I have it on my ARCC but not on my paid cards)

  • Kevin C says:

    Got all of them on the see-through free rewards card. Perfect for a healthy January.

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