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.

Amex USA extends the sign-up bonus spend period by 3 months – will the UK follow?

In the last few weeks we have had a constant stream of emails asking us if American Express is offering any help to people struggling to hit their sign-up bonus spend threshold. This is often £3,000 to £4,000 within the first three months of holding […]

Get £5 American Express cashback on £30 spend at Marks & Spencer

A new American Express cashback offer may be showing on some, all or none of your cards.  You need to look under the ‘Offers’ tab on the online statement page for every card you hold. You will receive £5 cashback when you spend £30 at […]

How to earn 20,000 Avios points – or other miles – as a sign-up bonus with American Express Gold!

Our ‘Credit Cards’ page lists 16 different credit cards in the UK which offer travel rewards.  For the beginner to this hobby, however, there is one obvious piece of plastic to start with – the American Express Preferred Rewards Gold credit card. In return for taking out […]

Amex Gold doubles its sign-up bonus to 20,000 points (= 20,000 Avios) and is still free for a year

American Express has doubled the sign up bonus on the American Express Preferred Rewards Gold credit card. (Rob’s note: Whilst it is unlikely that you are travelling anywhere in the next few weeks, we are carrying on and covering new deals as usual.  Hopefully you can […]

How can you maximise the American Express ‘£20 cashback on £25 Daily Telegraph spend’ offer?

There is an interesting offer from the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph showing on a lot of American Express accounts at the moment. To see if you are targeted, you need to look under the ‘Offers’ tab on the statement page for each Amex card […]

What are the top 10 reasons to get American Express Preferred Rewards Gold (Amex Gold)?

Why should you get the American Express Preferred Rewards Gold credit card? Today, in our ‘Top 10 Reasons’ series, I want to look at the top 10 reasons to apply for an American Express Preferred Rewards Gold (Amex Gold) credit card. You can see all […]

American Express launches a new spend bonus to earn extra points

American Express has launched another of its occasional spend bonuses.  This is not tied to any particular retailer but is based on your total spend during the promotional period. The new offer runs from 1st March to 31st March.  It is NOT valid immediately! It […]

Get £80 cashback on Qatar Airways flights with American Express

The latest travel company to offer a cashback offer on American Express cards is Qatar Airways. The offer is £80 back on £800+ spend. We have had numerous comments from people who have this offer so it seems to be fairly widespread.  You need to […]

Save £100 with a new American Express and Malaysia Airlines cashback flight offer

American Express is currently offering £100 cashback on purchases of £1,000 or more with Malaysia Airlines. It appears to be highly targetted and does not seem to be on any of the British Airways American Express cards (unsurprisingly!).  Rob has it on his Platinum card […]

Improved £75 Hilton hotel cashback deal launched with American Express

This week a new Hilton cashback offer appeared on a lot of American Express accounts.  The targetted offer was for £50 cashback on a spend of £250+ and we covered it a couple of days ago. If you did not get the original offer, it […]

New £50 Hilton hotel cashback deal launched with American Express

A new Hilton cashback offer has appeared on a lot of American Express accounts.  To see if you are targetted, visit the Amex website and take a look under the ‘Offers’ tab on the online statement page for each of your cards. You will receive £50 cashback when you spend £250 […]

What are the top UK credit card sign-up deals by £ value?

I am in The Sunday Times as part of an article discussing how to earn miles and points from credit cards.  It is the Money section if you have a copy – the link is here but there is a paywall. As it will bring across […]

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