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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 has a very generous 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.

EXCLUSIVE: American Express Shop Small to return in June, tweaked

We understand that American Express is bringing back its ‘Shop Small’ promotion in June. ‘Shop Small’ is an established Amex offer which incentivises you to shop at small .....

We understand that American Express is bringing back its ‘Shop Small’ promotion in June. .....

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New American Express cashback deals launched – and Shop Small changes?

American Express has launched a new batch of cashback deals, with a couple of new hotel deals among them. As usual, you may see all, some or none of these offers on your American Express account. You .....

American Express has launched a new batch of cashback deals, with a couple of new hotel deals among them. As .....

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Which energy suppliers let you pay your bill with Amex?

Gas and electricity is a substantial monthly outlay for most people, but it is rare that you find a way of putting the cost of gas and electricity onto an American Express card. This is unfortunate, .....

Gas and electricity is a substantial monthly outlay for most people, but it is rare that you find a way of .....

by Rhys Jones156 comments

Join an Amex Gold cooking event on Saturday night

Eat Life is the ongoing programme of foodie events for American Express Preferred Reward Gold cardholders. On Saturday 20th March, via an online event, well known chefs Jason .....

Eat Life is the ongoing programme of foodie events for American Express Preferred Reward Gold cardholders. On .....

by Rob Burgess12 comments

How to use your American Express Business £50 or £75 Dell credit

There are currently VERY generous sign-up bonuses on the American Express Business cards for SME’s: American Express Business Platinum comes with a 100,000 points bonus – apply here, .....

There are currently VERY generous sign-up bonuses on the American Express Business cards for SME’s: .....

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Don’t overlook the American Express / Dropbox offer

Dropbox has been running various cashback offers for American Express cardholders for some time. If you got used to seeing their logo in your online list of offers, you may have failed to notice that .....

Dropbox has been running various cashback offers for American Express cardholders for some time. If you got .....

by Rob Burgess41 comments

Review: the American Express Business Gold card

If you are looking for an Amex business card, American Express offers two core products in the UK.  This review looks at the American Express Business Gold charge card.  Our review of the other Amex .....

If you are looking for an Amex business card, American Express offers two core products in the UK.  This .....

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New American Express cashback offers appearing

After a lockdown-driven hiatus, new American Express cashback offers have started to appear this week. Many Marriott Bonvoy American Express cardholders, including myself, have an easy win – .....

After a lockdown-driven hiatus, new American Express cashback offers have started to appear this week. Many .....

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