Amex Rewards Credit Card

The Amex Rewards Credit Card is a new product launched in 2017.  It is the only free credit card which lets you earn American Express Membership Rewards points.

 

My review of the American Express Rewards Credit Card is here.

Amex USA extends the sign-up bonus spend period by 3 months – will the UK follow?

In the last few weeks we have had a constant stream of emails asking us if American Express is offering any help to people struggling to hit their sign-up bonus spend threshold. This is often £3,000 to £4,000 within the first three months of holding […]

If you cancel Amex Platinum to save the fee, the Amex Rewards Credit Card will keep your Membership Rewards points alive

The second biggest topic in my inbox at the moment, after airlines not refunding payments, is the cancellation of fee-charging American Express cards. Most of these relate to American Express Platinum.  This comes with a chunky £575 annual fee, but many HFP readers can make […]

What are the top 10 reasons to get the American Express Rewards Credit Card?

Why should you get the American Express Rewards Credit Card? Today, in our ‘Top 10 Reasons’ series, I want to look at the top 10 reasons to apply for an American Express Rewards Credit Card. You can see all of our ‘Top 10 Reasons’ series, […]

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 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 2019 article on how to make the best […]

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 […]

Review: the American Express Rewards credit card

This is my review of the American Express Rewards credit card (ARCC). It is part of my series of articles looking at the major UK loyalty credit cards and discussing whether or not they are worth applying for. These articles will be linked to the […]

Get 250 Membership Rewards points or Avios for £5 spend on American Express

American Express has launched a simple but effective card offer. If you targetted, you will earn 250 bonus Membership Rewards points when you spend £5 ANYWHERE, online or in-store, that accepts Amex.  This converts into 250 Avios or 250 Virgin Flying Club miles – you […]

What can you do with your American Express Membership Rewards points?

Starting tomorrow, I am re-running our series of credit card reviews.  These cover all of the core UK credit and charge cards which offer travel rewards. As the first four reviews cover cards which earn American Express Membership Rewards points, I wanted to run this […]

Should you dump your free BA American Express card for the Amex Rewards Credit Card? Possibly.

On Tuesday, I told you about some major changes to the little-known American Express Rewards Credit Card (ARCC).  Two of the three versions of the card have been closed to new applicants with immediate effect. My full article on the Amex Rewards Credit Card changes […]

American Express has closed two Amex Rewards Credit Card variants – but you may still want to get the surviving one

One of the downsides of cancelling an American Express Preferred Rewards Gold credit card or Platinum charge card is that you are required to empty out your Membership Rewards points account. The Preferred Rewards Gold credit card is free in year 1 and comes with […]

EXCLUSIVE: More American Express changes – interest rates become variable, ‘over limit’ fees will be scrapped

American Express is about to announce another round of product changes. These will impact ALL credit cards (British Airways, Starwood, Nectar, Costco, Preferred Rewards Gold etc).  The good news is that there is nothing major to worry about this time. The changes will take place […]

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