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.

What will British Airways do about status extensions and expiring BA American Express 2-4-1 companion vouchers?

One of our other articles today looks at the new Virgin Atlantic policy for extending your Virgin Flying Club status and vouchers due to coronavirus – read here. We have, unsurprisingly, had a lof of emails and discussion in our comments section about what is […]

How can you maximise the American Express ‘£20 cashback on £25 Daily Telegraph spend’ offer?

There is an interesting offer from the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph showing on a lot of American Express accounts at the moment. To see if you are targeted, you need to look under the ‘Offers’ tab on the statement page for each Amex card […]

What are the 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 […]

What are the top 10 reasons to get the British Airways American Express Premium Plus card?

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

Is British Airways dropping Amex for Mastercard? Willie Walsh drops vague hints

IAG, the parent company of British Airways, announced its 2019 financial results on Friday.  There were no stand-out announcements, which is why we haven’t done a full article on it, except to note that: Iberia is planning ‘improvements’ to its Business Class product this year […]

Is Capital On Tap Business Rewards (15,000 Avios bonus) or BA Accelerating Business Amex the best SME credit card?

TIME IS RUNNING OUT!  Until Wednesday 5th February, we are running an EXCLUSIVE Head for Points reader offer on the Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa.  You will receive £150 cashback or 15,000 Avios if you sign up using our ‘headforpoints’ promo code.  This is […]

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 […]

New BA Amex offer – get 3,000 bonus Avios for £300 of British Airways spend on your card

A good new offer should be showing on your British Airways or British Airways Premium Plus American Express card. If you spend £300 or more at ba.com between registration and 16th February, you will receive 3,000 bonus Avios. For clarity, this bonus comes from American […]

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 […]

How a couple can earn 178,000 Avios from American Express sign-up bonuses – if you’ve not had an Amex recently

History shows that this week will see a lot of new readers finding Head for Points for the first time, as they start to plan their 2020 holidays.  For the benefit of those people, many of whom will not have had any American Express cards […]

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, […]

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