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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.

Get £50 cashback with a new IHG and American Express hotel promotion

IHG has launched a new hotel cashback deal with American Express. If you targetted, you will see this deal under the ‘Offers’ tab for one or more of your cards on the statement page. You .....

IHG has launched a new hotel cashback deal with American Express. If you targetted, you will see this deal .....

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Save £20 with American Express when you spend £120 on Regent Street

American Express has launched a different style of cashback offer, driven by a street and not a particular brand. It is offering £20 cashback when you spend £120 on Regent Street in London. The .....

American Express has launched a different style of cashback offer, driven by a street and not a particular .....

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Save £100 on a £300 spend at Small Luxury Hotels – and earn Hyatt points

Small Luxury Hotels of the World has launched a new cashback offer with American Express. I have it on my British Airways Premium Plus American Express but not my Platinum card. My wife has it on her .....

Small Luxury Hotels of the World has launched a new cashback offer with American Express. I have it on my .....

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Very cheap Bollinger champagne with a new Amex / Laithwaites offer

If you are looking to stock up on champagne, an interesting offer was flagged up in the comments section yesterday by babyg. Many American Express cards currently feature a new offer from wine .....

If you are looking to stock up on champagne, an interesting offer was flagged up in the comments section .....

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Good Amex offers with B&Q, Rimowa and top UK independent hotels

Two new American Express cashback offers turned up yesterday which are well worth flagging. You need to see if you are targetted by looking at the ‘Offers’ page in the Amex app, or on the .....

Two new American Express cashback offers turned up yesterday which are well worth flagging. You need to see if .....

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News: IHG extends points expiry and card vouchers, new Amex cashback offers

News in brief: IHG Rewards extends points expiry and credit card free night vouchers IHG Rewards has announced a further covid-related extension to points and free night expirations. You will receive .....

News in brief: IHG Rewards extends points expiry and credit card free night vouchers IHG Rewards has announced .....

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B&Q will now accept American Express cards

Just in time for a Bank Holiday weekend full of DIY, American Express has announced that B&Q will now accept its cards. A reader tipped us off about this last week after seeing a sign in his local .....

Just in time for a Bank Holiday weekend full of DIY, American Express has announced that B&Q will now .....

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Why the £120 Deliveroo credit makes the Amex Gold your best first card

American Express has launched a great new benefit for holders of the American Express Preferred Rewards Gold Credit Card. Cardmembers will receive £120 per annum of Deliveroo credit. This is a .....

American Express has launched a great new benefit for holders of the American Express Preferred Rewards Gold .....

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CONFIRMED: American Express Shop Small to return in June

American Express has confirmed that it is bringing back its ‘Shop Small’ promotion in June. Regular readers will know that we had this news as an exclusive story last month. ‘Shop .....

American Express has confirmed that it is bringing back its ‘Shop Small’ promotion in June. .....

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