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.

Improved £75 Hilton hotel cashback deal launched with American Express

This week a new Hilton cashback offer appeared on a lot of American Express accounts.  The targetted offer was for £50 cashback on a spend of £250+ and we covered it a couple of days ago. If you did not get the original offer, it […]

New £50 Hilton hotel cashback deal launched with American Express

A new Hilton cashback offer has appeared on a lot of American Express accounts.  To see if you are targetted, visit the Amex website and take a look under the ‘Offers’ tab on the online statement page for each of your cards. You will receive £50 cashback when you spend £250 […]

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

I am in The Sunday Times as part of an article discussing how to earn miles and points from credit cards.  It is the Money section if you have a copy – the link is here but there is a paywall. As it will bring across […]

American Express is cutting the sign-up bonus on the new Marriott Bonvoy Amex credit card

On Tuesday we covered the unveiling of the Marriott Bonvoy American Express card. Unfortunately this is not a brand new product.  It is a rebranding of the existing Starwood Preferred Guest American Express card, with a few tweeks. From 26th February: The name of the […]

What are the best credit card bonuses for your LONG TERM spending?

Many of the credit card articles on Head for Points are focused on sign-up bonuses.  Get a card, spend the minimum required to trigger the bonus and potentially move on. However, if you are a high to medium spender, the few thousand pounds of card spend […]

Save on flights and hotels with a new American Express Travel cashback credit – but only for £50

American Express Travel has launched a new cashback credit promotion. When this offer has run in the past there have been two versions: £50 back on a £200 spend £200 back on a £600 spend This time ….. at least so far ….. the only […]

Still got the Amex Gold charge card? Swap to the Amex Gold credit card and save

It is now almost two years since American Express withdrew the American Express Preferred Rewards Gold charge card. The good news was that it was replaced by the American Express Preferred Rewards Gold credit card.  This was a virtually identical product except that – as […]

Get yourself £150 hotel cashback for Claridges, The Berkeley or The Connaught from American Express

You can get yourself £150 credit for Claridges, The Berkeley or The Connaught. This offer has appeared on a number of American Express cards, although it is less interesting than I thought. There are two versions.  One offers £75 off a £300 spend at Claridges, […]

What American Express sign-up bonuses can you get, based on the cards you have?

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 cards you can get based on the cards you have. This way I have written it below is, […]

What is the best use of American Express Membership Rewards points?

I have written numerous articles before about using American Express Membership Rewards points and a few pieces on how I value airline miles and hotel points. I have pulled together both of these strands in this updated article on how to make the best use […]

STARTS TODAY: Get £5 back on a £10 purchase via American Express ‘Shop Small’ 2019

Shop Small is back for 2019!  If you have an American Express credit or charge card, you can make big savings on your Christmas shopping from today until 22nd December with ‘Shop Small’. What is American Express Shop Small? American Express is the major UK […]

Good new American Express cashback deals for Christmas shopping: TFL, Harrods, John Lewis, Fenwick etc …. plus Accor

American Express has launched a number of new cashback deals to help cut the cost of your Christmas shopping. These are a very generous group of offers.  However, if my own family cards are anything to go by, it seems that they are not appearing […]

Save £50 at Bicester Village with American Express – and earn double miles

A new American Express cashback offer has appeared for the Bicester Village shopping outlet in Oxfordshire. This may show on all, some or none of your Amex cards under the ‘Offers’ section.  You need to click ‘Save To Card’ to activate it. You will receive […]

American Express adds new cashback deals with Waitrose and LNER trains

American Express and Waitrose have extended their current cashback deal, which appears on quite a lot of cards. (You need to check the ‘Offers’ tab on the online statement page for each registered card you own.  If you previously registered for the earlier Waitrose offer, […]

Amazon ad
Self employed? SME?
Get £100 or 10,000 Avios sign-up bonus
with a special extra for HFP readers!
10,000 Avios with Capital on Tap Mastercard