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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 two 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.

What Amex sign-up bonuses are you still eligible for?

This is our beginners guide to whether you qualify for an American Express sign-up bonus or not. It runs through the checklist of which UK American Express bonuses you can get based on the cards you .....

This is our beginners guide to whether you qualify for an American Express sign-up bonus or not. It runs .....

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Get £100 cashback with American Express and Preferred Hotels

On the day that a wave of American Express hotel cashback offers close, Amex has launched a new cashback deal with Preferred Hotels. You will receive £100 cashback when you spend £400 by 30th .....

On the day that a wave of American Express hotel cashback offers close, Amex has launched a new cashback deal .....

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How to make £36 per year by NOT using your Amex Gold Deliveroo credit

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold recently added a valuable new perk for cardmembers. Each month, you receive 2 x £5 credits to spend at Deliveroo. There is no minimum order. As long as you .....

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold recently added a valuable new perk for cardmembers. Each month, you .....

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American Express / Laithwaites 30% cashback deal ends soon

If you are looking to stock up on champagne, there is an opportunity at the moment to buy branded drinks from Laithwaites at a good discount. Many American Express cards feature an offer from wine .....

If you are looking to stock up on champagne, there is an opportunity at the moment to buy branded drinks from .....

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Save £200 at selected Four Seasons hotels with American Express

For the first time ever, as far as I know, the ultra-luxurious Four Seasons hotel chain has launched a cashback offer with American Express. The offer appeared on Wednesday evening but apparently .....

For the first time ever, as far as I know, the ultra-luxurious Four Seasons hotel chain has launched a .....

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