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LAST CHANCE: Get 25,000 American Express Membership Rewards points with ‘free for a year’ Amex Gold
American Express has temporarily increased the sign-up bonus on the American Express Preferred Rewards Gold credit card from 20,000 to 25,000 points. The offer ends this Tuesday, 8th August.
If you meet the bonus criteria, you now receive 25,000 Membership Rewards points when you spend £3,000 within 90 days.
This is an exceptionally generous deal for a card which is FREE for the first year. Remember that 25,000 Membership Rewards points convert into 25,000 Avios, amongst other things.
The representative APR is 75.2% variable, including the annual fee. The representative APR on purchases, and in the first year which has no fee, is 30.7% variable.
This week’s top travel news stories:
British Airways launches four new routes from Heathrow, including Cologne and Riga – wide-open for Avios redemptions
Other British Airways and Avios news:
A closer analysis of BA’s peak / off-peak calendar for 2024 – what has changed?
Rhys is on board Etihad’s A380, reviewing the airline’s ‘Business Studio’ business class
Sinead heads to Corfu to review the family-friendly Domes of Corfu, part of Marriott Bonvoy
Virgin Redemption University
We’ve started a new series of articles looking at how you can redeem Virgin Points with Virgin Atlantic and its partners.
- What’s the difference between Virgin Red and Virgin Atlantic Flying Club?
- How to redeem Virgin Points on Virgin Atlantic flights
- How many Virgin Points do you need to fly to ….?
Get 30,000 bonus points with the current Capital on Tap Visa up offer – EXCLUSIVE to HfP readers who have a Limited Company
IHG poaches a former Accor beach resort in Dubai – image above
Other interesting articles:
That’s all, folks
See you next Saturday.
Rob, Rhys and Sinead @ Head for Points