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.

Bits: Amex rolls out its spend-based bonus promo to more people, Finnair adds Busan, Iberia adds Cairo

News in brief: American Express rolls out more spend-based bonuses 10 day ago we wrote about a new spend-based bonus promotion launched by American Express for many people – but not everyone – who have Preferred Rewards Gold or The Platinum Card.  The deal may also […]

American Express launches spend-based bonus promo for Gold and Platinum cardholders

American Express has launched a new bonus points offer for many people – but not everyone – who have Preferred Rewards Gold or The Platinum Card.  The deal may also be available to Green, Centurion and Amex Rewards Credit Card holders. It is a very simple […]

Amex will have a cardmember lounge at Wimbledon!

American Express has teamed up with Wimbledon to offer a variety of amenities during the 2019 tournament, which starts on Monday. This includes a members lounge. You can see the details on the Wimbledon website here. Visit the American Express Wimbledon Cardmember Lounge The biggest […]

Lots of new Amex cashback offers launched for hotel stays

A new wave of American Express cashback deals has been launched. You can see what you are targeted for by visiting the Amex website and looking at the ‘Offers’ tab on your online statement page.  You need to do this for each card you own.  […]

Bits: new Hilton / Amex deal, Curve adds the Miles & More credit card, Royal Air Maroc and oneworld

More news in brief: New Hilton / American Express promotion launched Hilton has launched a new American Express promotion.  This may be found on some, all or none of your Amex cards, under the ‘Offer’ tab on your online statement page. There are a few […]

Do you know that Amex has a private lounge for cardholders at the O2 Arena – with a free drink?

I was having a look at the reservations process for the American Express lounge at the O2 Arena last week, and noticed that it has changed entirely in the last year or so. I thought it was worth running over the new details today, especially […]

Can you get an Amex sign-up bonus if you already have the same card as a supplementary?

This is the second part of our two articles on how American Express supplementary cards work. In Part One earlier in the week we looked at why you might want to add a supplementary card to your account and how to earn a few thousand […]

What bonus can you get for adding a free Amex supplementary card to your account?

I wasn’t planning to do another American Express article this week, but something came up in the comments to the article on Monday (and comes up in my emails with worrying regularity) which made me think that we should take a proper look at American […]

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 […]

New American Express / Laithwaites cashback offer launched

We have a long history of writing about points-earning wine deals on Head for Points.  Unfortunately the days when Tesco Wine would offer 1,500 Clubcard points (3,600 Avios) for buying 12 bottles of wine are long gone, as indeed is Tesco Wine itself. British Airways […]

15% cashback with taxi app Gett

American Express has launched a new cashback offer with taxi app Gett which operates in London, Bristol, Edinburgh, Coventry, Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester and Newcastle. The offer may or may not be showing under the ‘Offers’ section on the Amex app or website for one of your […]

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

What I thought might be interesting to look at today, in very mercenary terms, would be to rank the best UK travel credit card sign-up bonuses in terms of cold hard cash. How do I value my miles and points? The biggest question mark is […]

The beginners guide to whether you qualify for an American Express sign-up bonus or not

As we covered yesterday, American Express has announced a 2nd round of ‘no notice’ changes to its personal credit and charge cards.  The details are here.  This follows the changes made in late March to the rules on how you qualify for a sign-up bonus. […]

MORE AMEX CUTS: Some sign-up bonuses and referral bonuses reduced, with immediate effect

Last month American Express made some aggressive – and frankly confusing – changes to the rules regarding who qualifies for a sign-up bonus on its personal UK cards.  My summary of the Amex sign-up rule changes is here. There are now further changes.  This time American […]

Five reasons to keep your Amex Gold card after the free first year

I get quite a few emails from holders of the American Express Preferred Rewards Gold credit card asking what they should do after their first year. With the recent changes to the American Express sign-up rules, which mean that you can no longer cancel your […]

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