Maximise your Avios, air miles and hotel points

American Express Gold card

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold is our top choice for your first ‘miles and points’ credit card. It has no annual fee for the first year, comes with four free airport lounge passes and £120 of annual Deliveroo credit and has a very generous sign-up bonus of 20,000 Membership Rewards points.

This article explains in greater detail why the American Express Gold card is the best credit card for a miles and points beginner.

You can read our full review of the American Express Preferred Rewards Gold card here.  You can apply for the card here.

This is the best card for a miles and points beginner

In this article I want to take a look at the American Express Preferred Rewards Gold credit card. This card comes with a very generous sign-up bonus of 20,000 Membership Rewards points, which convert .....

In this article I want to take a look at the American Express Preferred Rewards Gold credit card. This card .....

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How to use Amex Business Cards to improve your business travel

This article will look at how small business owners can use the benefits packages that come with American Express Business Gold Card and American Express Business Platinum Card to make their business .....

This article will look at how small business owners can use the benefits packages that come with American .....

by Rob Burgess

What is the best use of American Express points?

What are American Express Membership Rewards points worth? What is the best way to use American Express Membership Rewards points? I have written numerous articles before about using American Express .....

What are American Express Membership Rewards points worth? What is the best way to use American Express .....

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LAST DAY: get 30,000 points (=30,000 Avios) and new benefits with Amex Gold

For the last few weeks, American Express has increased the sign-up bonus on the American Express Preferred Rewards Gold credit card from 20,000 to 30,000 points. Today, Tuesday 8th November, is your .....

For the last few weeks, American Express has increased the sign-up bonus on the American Express Preferred .....

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Get 20,000 Avios bonus with ‘free for a year’ Amex Gold

Our credit cards directory lists 13 different personal credit cards in the UK which offer travel rewards.  For the beginner to this hobby, however, there is one obvious piece of plastic to .....

Our credit cards directory lists 13 different personal credit cards in the UK which offer travel .....

by Rob Burgess

What is AmexExpense and how does it work?

From hotel loyalty status to the Dell £150 annual credit, there are a host of benefits to the American Express Gold and Platinum Business Cards that we regularly cover at Head for Points. However, .....

From hotel loyalty status to the Dell £150 annual credit, there are a host of benefits to the American .....

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For existing Amex Gold cardholders, what changed yesterday?

We ran an article yesterday about the increased sign-up bonus of 30,000 Membership Rewards points on the American Express Preferred Rewards Gold card. Big changes to the Amex Gold benefits package .....

We ran an article yesterday about the increased sign-up bonus of 30,000 Membership Rewards points on the .....

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What can you do with American Express Membership Rewards points?

What can you do with American Express Membership Rewards points? Who are the best UK Membership Rewards partners? Today I wanted to do one of our occasional ‘first principles’ articles .....

What can you do with American Express Membership Rewards points? Who are the best UK Membership Rewards .....

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New £50 American Express and Hilton hotel cashback offer launched

American Express has launched a new cashback deal with Hilton, covering selected European hotels. If you are targetted, you will see the deal on the ‘Offers’ page of one or more of your .....

American Express has launched a new cashback deal with Hilton, covering selected European hotels. If you are .....

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Odd quirks emerging with the PayPal / American Express cashback deal

A few weeks ago, American Express launched a new cashback deal with PayPal which is well worth a look. This is an offer which triggers when you pay for anything, on any website (in theory £ payments .....

A few weeks ago, American Express launched a new cashback deal with PayPal which is well worth a look. This is .....

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When is it 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 .....

I get numerous emails from Head for Points readers asking for advice on which miles and points credit card .....

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