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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.

Curve relaunches – charge ANY debit or credit card payment to your American Express (Part 1)

(UPDATE:  American Express withdrew from Curve shortly after this article was published! Unless you want to read this article for a history lesson, I suggest that you click here to read this article instead which explains how Curve currently operates, without American Express.) Curve Card […]

Curve relaunches – charge ANY debit or credit card payment to your American Express (Part 2)

(EDIT:  A couple of days after this article ran, American Express withdrew from Curve.  This article is now only useful as a history lesson.  Our most recent introductory article on Curve, reflecting the split with Amex, is here.) This is Part 2 of my article […]

Which low interest rate credit cards also earn points?

When I cover miles and points credit cards on Head for Points, there is something which I always try to ram home.  In general, miles and points credit cards are not suitable for you if you do not clear your balance every month. Miles and […]

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 2018 article on how to make the best […]

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (3): 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 […]

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

Yes, you read that right.  If you have the free British Airways American Express card, I think it is worth thinking about dropping it for the little-known American Express Rewards Credit Card (“ARCC”). We don’t cover the ARCC card much on Head for Points so […]

ARCC: a way to keep your Amex MR points alive when cancelling Gold or Platinum

One of the downsides of cancelling an American Express Preferred Rewards Gold 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 a sign-up […]

American Express Shop Small is returning in December

American Express Shop Small is returning in December. ‘Shop Small’ is an annual American Express promotion which can prove very lucrative.  You receive £5 cashback for every purchase of £10 or more you make in a ‘small shop’ which is generally any independent retailer – including […]

What is the best Avios credit card? (Part 2: on-going earning rates)

In Part 1 of this article I did my best to begin answering the question commonly asked by beginners to this hobby – ‘What is the best credit card for earning Avios points?’.  Today I wanted to update, in light of recent card closures, my […]

What is the best Avios credit card? (Part 1: comparing sign-up bonuses)

What is the best credit card for earning Avios points?  This is not as easy an answer as you might think and beginners to this hobby may not be aware of the full range of cards which are available.  You have more options than you […]

£15 Amazon discount code for Amex Gold and Platinum cardholders ending soon

For the last 20+ months, Amazon has been offering an exclusive £15 discount code for Amex Gold, Green and Platinum charge card holders when they spend £25 or more.  This offer expires on 30th June unless it gets extended again, which is absolutely not guaranteed.  […]

Comparing the 11 Avios credit cards that can earn you points!

What is the best Avios credit card?  With the Lloyds Avios Rewards credit card now closed to new applicants, I wanted to take another look at the other remaining options for earning Avios points from a UK credit card and suggest your best strategy. If […]

Why the free BA Amex is a bad deal for low spenders (after we said it was a bad deal for high spenders)

Last Monday I ran this article on why I don’t believe that anyone should be spending £20,000 on the free British Airways American Express card in order to trigger the 2-4-1 voucher. For a high spender, the free British Airways American Express card makes no […]

What can you do with Amex Membership Rewards points?

There are a lot of references on Head for Points to American Express Membership Rewards, mainly linked to articles on their charge cards.  It has been a while since I looked at the programme in detail, so I though it was worth updating this overview […]

New year, new credit card? The best bonuses and market gossip

It is three months since I last did a round up of what is coming and what is going in the world of UK airline and hotel credit card sign-up deals.  The reason for the delay is that things got a little quiet. Since October, we […]

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