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American Express Preferred Rewards Gold credit card

The American Express Preferred Rewards Gold credit card is a hugely popular card among miles and points collectors in the UK. This is because of its generous sign-up bonus, two free airport lounge passes and the lack of a fee for the first year.

 

Our main article reviewing the American Express Preferred Rewards Gold credit card is here. You can learn more and apply for the card via the Amex website.

What are the best Star Alliance credit cards for UK residents?

I wanted to take another look what is out there in the way of UK Star Alliance credit cards, since access to earning via a credit or charge card is often a key factor in choosing a programme. At the moment, there is a special sign-up […]

Bits: 40% or £100 Amex cashback with FREE NOW (mytaxi), Club Suite to New York launched, avios.com downtime

News in brief: Generous 40% or £100 cashback deal launched by Amex and FREE NOW / mytaxi Of all the pointless rebrands I’ve seen recently, the clear winner is FREE NOW.  For some reason, the mytaxi black cab app – owned by BMW and Daimler […]

Good news if you lost Amex cashback because the merchant used a payment aggregator

Regular readers may remember the strange case of the recent American Express cashback offer with watch manufacturer Bremont. Many cardholders were given a very attractive offer of £400 cashback on a £500+ purchase if they used their American Express card.  Given the price of Bremont […]

Amex launches some new cashback deals you might like

A few good American Express cashback deals have just been launched. Here are some I wanted to flag: £10 back on £40 spend at Cote Brasserie (to 3/11) £100 back on £1,000 spent at Kuoni (to 14/10) 7% back on £30+ spend at Byron (to […]

What are the best UK airport lounges you can visit for free with Amex Gold’s Lounge Club passes?

We have made a determined attempt this year to build up our collection of UK airport lounge reviews.  We aren’t totally there yet, but we are well on the way – we only have a few hold-outs at Manchester! Having just added reviews of the […]

4%-5% cashback at Waitrose for American Express cardholders

A cashback offer for Waitrose has appeared on a lot of American Express cards.  If you are targeted it will appear under the ‘Offers’ tab on your online statement page. The offer seems to vary. On my Platinum card, I will receive a 5% statement […]

£200 cashback with Emirates via Amex – with restrictions

American Express has launched a new cashback deal with Emirates.  You can see if you are targeted by looking in the ‘Offers’ section of your online statement for each Amex card you have. It is quite restrictive, unfortunately, but could be very juicy if your […]

What are the best credit card sign-up deals for September? – plus your news round-up

It is time for our regular round up of what is coming and what is going in the world of UK airline and hotel credit card sign-up deals. Our directory of the 16 main UK travel credit and charge cards can be found by clicking the […]

Wheely has brought back its generous £50 free credit offer for Amex cardholders

A good deal with Wheely, the London-based Uber competitor, has appeared again on a lot of American Express cards.   You need to look under the ‘Offers’ section on the online statement page of each Amex card you have. You will receive £25 cashback when you […]

Save 15% on BA Wine Flyer with American Express

I have an offer on my British Airways American Express for 15% cashback for a purchase at BA Wine Flyer by 7th October. This gets interesting.  As you can see in our article here, this is what you get with the current BA Wine Flyer introductory […]

Review: Why Amex Gold Business charge card is a good option for an SME

If you are looking for an Amex business card, American Express offers two core products in the UK.  Today I am reviewing the American Express Gold Business charge card.  My review of the other Amex business card, the American Express Platinum Business charge card, is […]

New £100 cashback deal from Trailfinders for American Express cardholders

If you have a large chunk of travel spending coming up, travel agency Trailfinders is offering selected American Express cardholders £100 cashback when you spend £1,000. If you are targeted for this offer you will see it under the ‘Offers’ tab on your American Express […]

Why it can be worth paying an annual fee for a miles and points credit card

I get numerous emails from Head for Points readers asking for advice on which miles and points credit card they should get.  These often come with the caveat “but I don’t want to pay a fee for a card”. I don’t agree with this approach.  […]

Get £10 or 1000 Avios for an easy £30 supermarket spend

American Express has launched one of its easiest ever conditional spend offers. If you are targetted, you will receive £10 or 1000 Avios, depending on your card, when you spend £30 in participating supermarkets. The chains included are: Aldi Asda Co-Op Iceland Lidl M&S Morrisons […]

What American Express bonuses can you get, based on the cards you have?

The wave of changes to the UK American Express card portfolio this year now seems to have settled down, although I am still waiting for the Starwood Preferred Guest card to relaunch under the Marriott Bonvoy brand. As it is fairly quiet during August, I […]

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