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Your questions on our 30,000 points Capital on Tap Visa offer answered

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The Platinum Card from American Express has doubled its sign-up bonus to 60,000 Membership Rewards points, which convert to 60,000 Avios, if you apply by 1st June 2022. You can apply here.

Tomorrow, 4th February, is the final day for the biggest sign-up offer on the Capital on Tap Business Rewards Visa credit card we have ever seen.

The offer is exclusive to you as a Head for Points reader. You can receive a sign-up bonus of 30,000 points, worth £300 cashback or 30,000 Avios.

You can read more about our Capital on Tap offer here. Remember that the deal ends tomorrow, Friday.

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As a reminder:

  • the card is available to any limited company or LLP with turnover of £24,000+
  • you receive 10,000 points (convertable into 10,000 Avios or £100 cashback) as soon as you make your first purchase
  • you receive a further 20,000 points (convertable into 20,000 Avios or £200 cashback) if you spend £5,000 within three months
  • the day-to-day earning rate is a very impressive 1 point (= 1 Avios or 1p cashback) per £1 spent

As a Visa card, the Capital on Tap Business Rewards card is widely accepted. It also has NO foreign exchange fees. Even if you have an American Express Business card, Capital on Tap is ideal for suppliers who are based abroad or who do not take Amex.

Full details are in our other article today which you can read here.

You can apply via this link.

Your questions, answered

Here are the answers to a number of common questions that readers had about the offer. I thought they were worth sharing in case you had similar queries.

How long does my company need to be trading before I am eligible for the card?

Capital on Tap considers all limited companies which have turnover of at least £2,000 per month, don’t have any unsatisfied CCJs in the last 12 months against them or their business and are based in the UK. There is no minimum period following incorporation as long as your run-rate turnover is £2,000 per month.

Is this card issued and credit checked to the individual applying, or does that liability sit with the limited company?

Capital on Tap consider both your personal and business credit profile during the underwriting process. Applying for a Capital on Tap credit card will not affect your personal credit score. You will have personal liability for charges made to the card.

Can I use the card for non-business expenditure?

This is a business credit card and should be used for business spend.

Someone in my company already has a Capital on Tap card. Would I still get the bonus?

Capital on Tap is only able to offer one account for each business so if your business already has an active account you won’t be approved or be able benefit from this bonus promotion.

I own two Limited Companies. Can I open two cards and get two bonuses, one on behalf of each company?

Yes – Capital on Tap may be able to approve applications from the same applicant for two different businesses that they run.

I / my company previously had a Capital on Tap card but have since closed the account. Am I still eligible for the sign-up bonus?

If your business previously closed a Capital on Tap account prior to January 2022 then it may still be eligible.

You are welcome to submit a new application. These will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. If accepted, you will receive the bonus.

What exchange rate is used on foreign transactions?

Capital on Tap business credit cards come with 0% foreign exchange fees. Any foreign transactions are calculated based on the daily Visa foreign exchange rates, as published on the Visa website.

Can I get the bonus if I sign up for Capital on Tap’s standard card instead of the Business Rewards card?

No. Capital on Tap is only able to offer the bonus to customers signing up for a Business Rewards Credit Card.

You can apply for the Capital on Tap Business Rewards Visa card here. Our exclusive 30,000 points offer runs to tomorrow night, 4th February 2022.


Want to earn more points from credit cards? – May 2022 update

If you are looking to apply for a new credit or charge 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. 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.

The Platinum Card has doubled its sign-up bonus to 60,000 Membership Rewards points, which convert to 60,000 Avios or other airline miles, if you apply by 1st June 2022.

British Airways BA Premium Plus American Express Amex credit card

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 Amex Gold

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold

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

American Express Platinum card Amex

The Platinum Card from American Express

60,000 points (SPECIAL OFFER) and an unbeatable set of travel benefits – for a fee Read our full review

Virgin Rewards Plus credit card

Virgin Atlantic Reward+ Mastercard

30,000 points bonus (SPECIAL OFFER) 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:

Amex Platinum Business American Express

American Express Business Platinum

40,000 points sign-up bonus and a long list of travel benefits 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 card

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 Visa card

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 (3% on business travel for four months) and no annual fee Read our full review

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