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British Airways American Express cards

The British Airways American Express cards are hugely popular with our readers. The main attraction is the 2-4-1 voucher for Avios redemptions which you receive when you hit the relevant spending target.

 

Our main review of the free card is here and our review of the Premium Plus card with the £195 fee is here. You can learn more and apply for the cards via the Amex website.

100 prizes to be won by British Airways American Express cardholders for #BA100

British Airways has launched a competition for all British Airways American Express cardholders to promote #BA100. There are 100 prizes to be won – the full list is here – including two BA economy flights to anywhere you want to go. Entering is easy: You […]

Get £10 or 1000 Avios for an easy £30 supermarket spend

American Express has launched one of its easiest ever conditional spend offers. If you are targetted, you will receive £10 or 1000 Avios, depending on your card, when you spend £30 in participating supermarkets. The chains included are: Aldi Asda Co-Op Iceland Lidl M&S Morrisons […]

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

The wave of changes to the UK American Express card portfolio this year now seems to have settled down, although I am still waiting for the Starwood Preferred Guest card to relaunch under the Marriott Bonvoy brand. As it is fairly quiet during August, I […]

New BA Amex offer – get 1,000 bonus Avios for £100 of British Airways spend

Assuming Amex’s IT was working OK overnight, a good new offer should be showing on your British Airways or British Airways Premium Plus American Express card this morning. If you spend £100 or more at ba.com between today and 15th September, you will receive 1,000 […]

New American Express ‘Shop Small’ cashback offer

American Express has launched a new ‘Shop Small’ offer. Don’t get too excited – you can only use this once!  You will get a £5 statement credit when you spend £10+ at a participating Shop Small business between 22nd July and 2nd September. You may […]

Avios has fixed the error with regional redemption pricing

Avios has fixed the error with regional redemption pricing, I’m pleased to say. Last week we ran an article on how long-haul Avios redemptions were pricing higher for people starting at UK regional airports than for those starting at Heathrow. This was not meant to […]

EXCLUSIVE: More Amex 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 […]

American Express pushing a ‘buy Avios’ bonus – worth it?

A lot of HFP readers emailed me yesterday about an British Airways American Express cardholder offer that was emailed to them.  We covered this last month, but the feedback yesterday means that I want to run over it again. It is a little weird in how […]

Save 15% off Malaysia Airlines for Amex cardholders

If our review of Malaysia Airlines Business Suite has got you interested in their service (a review of Business Class follows next week), the airline has just launched a 15% discount code for UK American Express cardholders. Via this link, you can get 15% off […]

Amex will have a cardmember lounge at Wimbledon!

American Express has teamed up with Wimbledon to offer a variety of amenities during the 2019 tournament, which starts on Monday. This includes a members lounge. You can see the details on the Wimbledon website here. Visit the American Express Wimbledon Cardmember Lounge The biggest […]

British Airways American Express ‘buy Avios’ bonus launched – good deal?

A lot of HFP readers emailed me yesterday about an offer that has appeared on their online British Airways American Express statement. It is a little weird in how it is set up. When you buy 20,000 Avios for £335 via the standard ‘buy Avios’ […]

Why NO-ONE should spend £20,000 for a 2-4-1 on the free British Airways American Express card

I wanted to give this article another run today as it has a lot of value for new HFP readers who may be putting £20,000 per year on the free BA Amex in the mistaken idea that it is the sensible thing to do. The […]

Do you know that Amex has a private lounge for cardholders at the O2 Arena – with a free drink?

I was having a look at the reservations process for the American Express lounge at the O2 Arena last week, and noticed that it has changed entirely in the last year or so. I thought it was worth running over the new details today, especially […]

How two people can still earn 185,000 Avios from Amex sign-up bonuses – if you’ve not had an Amex card in the past two years

Following the recent changes to the American Express sign-up bonus rules, imposing a 24 month gap between bonuses, and the reduction in the sign-up bonus on Preferred Rewards Gold and American Express Rewards, many people immediately decided that it was no longer possible to earn […]

Top 10 reasons to get the British Airways American Express (BA Amex)

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

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