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New Qantas cashback offer launched with American Express

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Qantas has launched a new cashback deal with American Express.

Remember that you will earn Avios and British Airways tier points on Qantas flights if you are planning a trip to Australia, although other options to Oz such as Qatar Airways, Cathay Pacific and Malaysia Airlines will do the same.

If you are targetted for the offer, it will appear on your account page on the Amex website or app. You need to click ‘Save to Card’ before purchasing.

New Qantas cashback offer launched with American Express

Here is the small print in summary:

  • get £200 cashback when you spend £1,200
  • cumulative spend is OK
  • must book by 10th August
  • travel at any time, in any class
  • flights must depart from London
  • flights must be on Qantas (no Emirates codeshares) with a QF flight number

Flight cashback deals work differently to other Amex cashback deals. Amex receives detailed information from airlines on the exact flight and cabin class booked. It is easy for it to block the cashback if you book a flight which does not have an QF flight number or is on a partner airline.

This is different to most Amex cashback deals when it has no idea what you bought, irrespective of what the small print says.

You can check pricing and options on the Qantas website here.

If you are interested in how to earn Qantas Points from UK credit cards, we wrote a guide here.

Want to earn more points from credit cards? – September 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.

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

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

Barclaycard Avios card

Barclaycard Avios Mastercard

5,000 Avios for signing up and an upgrade voucher at £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.

SPECIAL OFFER: The sign-up bonus on the Virgin Atlantic Reward+ Mastercard is doubled to 30,000 Virgin Points if you apply by 2nd October. You receive 15,000 Virgin Points with your first purchase and a further 15,000 points if you spend £3,000 within 90 days. Apply here.

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 a huge range of valuable benefits – for a fee Read our full review

Virgin Atlantic Reward+ Mastercard

30,000 bonus points (SPECIAL OFFER TO 2ND OCTOBER) 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 bonus and an annual £200 Amex Travel credit Read our full review

American Express Business Gold

20,000 points sign-up bonus and free for a year 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 and no annual fee Read our full review

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