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Harvey Nichols Rewards is a loyalty programme which will help Amex Platinum cardholders maximise their annual Harvey Nichols benefit.

American Express has a valuable benefit for holders of The Platinum Card. You receive £100 of Harvey Nichols credit per year, with no minimum spend required.

You can use the credit online or in any UK Harvey Nichols store, including the majority of in-store restaurants, plus the OXO Tower restaurant in London. It is also valid online. The offer is guaranteed to run until at least the end of 2024.

You can learn more about the benefits of The Platinum Card from American Express in this article.

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The only snag is that the credit is split into 2 x £50 chunks, with £50 credited for spending between January and June and £50 between July and December.

As we have just entered July, a lot of Platinum-holding HfP readers will be thinking about spending their latest £50 credit.

Harvey Nichols has a loyalty scheme called Harvey Nichols Rewards. You would be silly not to sign up to this, because you will get extra savings and rewards which will make your £50 credit every six months go further.

The new scheme is very similar to Harrods Rewards, with some extra upside. You can sign up on the Harvey Nichols website here.

How does Harvey Nichols Rewards work?

There are two ways you benefit.

Get cashback on your spending in Harvey Nichols

Whenever you make a purchase in Harvey Nichols, online or instore, Rewards members will receive a cashback credit.

This starts at 1%. It then steps up based on your annual spend:

  • Spend £500 and receive 2% going forward
  • Spend £2,000 and receive 3% going forward
  • Spend £5,000 and receive 4% going forward
  • Spend £10,000 and receive 5% going forward

Your higher level kicks in as soon as you reach the spending threshold, and continues for the rest of the current year and all of the following year.

You can see your current level of accumulated cashback in the Harvey Nichols app or on the website, with new transactions confirmed once the returns window (usually 14 days) has passed. It can be redeemed on your next purchase, either instore or online. As far as I can tell, there is no minimum level of cashback required before you can redeem.

Note that you may receive £1.50 of additional cashback credit for fully completing your profile after registration – I did, back in 2021.

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Get additional discounts in selected categories

For small spenders, this is where you will benefit the most from Harvey Nichols Rewards.

As a member, you can select annual benefits from the following list. The number of benefits you select depends on your status – new members can just select one.

Once you have picked a benefit, it is fixed for the rest of the year.

Here are your options – remember that you are restricted to one choice as a base level member, but for most benefits you can use them as many times as you want during the year:

  • 2 x triple points vouchers for beauty purchases
  • 10% off own-label food, wine and hampers
  • free drink in-store
  • 4 x double points booster
  • ‘Kids eat free’ (up to 12 years)
  • birthday gift
  • early access pass for sales and other events
  • 10% off in selected bars and restaurants
  • 10% off beauty treatments and grooming

The Harvey Nichols Rewards website shows other benefits but they are restricted to higher tier members of the programme. The ones I have listed above are open to all.

(Some of the restricted ones are very generous. A Level 5 members can pick a six-course meal for two at the Oxo Tower restaurant, for example, worth £170.)

If you don’t live near a Harvey Nichols store and will be redeeming your £50 credits online, I assume that the ‘10% off own-label food and wine’ option will be most valuable. This will save you £5 on each £50 spend, whilst ‘double points’ will only get you an extra 50p back per £50.


If you have The Platinum Card from American Express it is worth signing up for Harvey Nichols Rewards. You will get a little extra back every time you redeem your £50 statement credits.

The link to register is here.

If you are interested in getting The Platinum Card to take advantage of this deal, our full review is here (you get a bonus worth 30,000 Avios) and you can apply here.

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Comments (20)

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  • Chris says:

    I’ve bought a nice cognac from HN and some nice biscuits etc. The 10% off is a no brainier for us. Thanks for posting this

  • Adil says:

    The 2 x £50 credit also works in Burger & Lobster on the 5th floor in Knightsbridge, usually spent it there

  • Sam says:

    I’m sure this question has already been answered already but does the £50 credit work alongside existing HN offers.
    I’ve never ordered online from HN and when I do it asks to register for 10% of first purchase. So basically i could get an item for £55 without paying anything?

    • Rob says:

      Correct. As long as £50 hits your card you get £50 credit (and if you spend less you get what you spend).

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