Can you get an Amex sign-up bonus if you already have the same card as a supplementary?

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

This is the second part of our two articles on how American Express supplementary cards work. In Part One earlier in the week we looked at why you might want to add a supplementary card to your account and how to earn a few thousand […]

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What bonus can you get for adding a free Amex supplementary card to your account?

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

I wasn’t planning to do another American Express article this week, but something came up in the comments to the article on Monday (and comes up in my emails with worrying regularity) which made me think that we should take a proper look at American […]

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How two people can still earn 203,000 Avios from Amex sign-up bonuses – in 2021!

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

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 […]

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Bits: new BA Galleries Club lounge at New York JFK to open, Amex / Laithwaites cashback offer, BA cuts Jo’burg

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

News in brief: New British Airways lounge at New York JFK about to open There is good news for anyone heading to New York next week.  The fully refurbished British Airways Galleries Club lounge is about to open. The lounge partly opened last week.  British […]

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What are the top UK credit card sign-up deals by £ value? (post-devaluation 2019 edition!)

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

Following the recent changes to the sign-up bonus rules on the UK American Express credit cards, many of you will have had to reassess your strategy for earning miles from travel rewards credit card sign-up bonuses. Under the new structure, you are very limited in […]

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The beginners guide to whether you qualify for an American Express sign-up bonus or not

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

As we covered yesterday, American Express has announced a 2nd round of ‘no notice’ changes to its personal credit and charge cards.  The details are here.  This follows the changes made in late March to the rules on how you qualify for a sign-up bonus. […]

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MORE AMEX CUTS: Some sign-up bonuses and referral bonuses reduced, with immediate effect

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

Last month American Express made some aggressive – and frankly confusing – changes to the rules regarding who qualifies for a sign-up bonus on its personal UK cards.  My summary of the Amex sign-up rule changes is here. There are now further changes.  This time American […]

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American Express Card Holders: Earn A $20 Statement Credit + Other Exclusive Benefits At Coachella!

Written by Flying High On Points @ Flying High On Points

American Express Card Holders: Earn A $20 Statement Credit + Other Exclusive Benefits At Coachella! Membership has its privileges, especially at Coachella. American Express has launched this website for the full details on the Coachella benefits of card membership. The $20 Statement Credit Offer: This one is easy: register your card in the Offical Coachella […]

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Bits: Amex Shop Small returns … for some, Amazon Mastercard cuts earning rate, 10% off Qatar flights TODAY

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

News in brief: American Express brings back ‘Shop Small’ – but only for 80,000 people ‘Shop Small’ is one of the most popular American Express promotions.  Running annually in the Autumn, it offers £5 cashback every time you spend £10 at a designated ‘small shop’.  You […]

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Bits: No 1 Lounges on Groupon, got Amex / Bremont problems?, Virgin Money closing a London lounge

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

More news in brief: Get a good No 1 Lounges deal on Groupon If you don’t have airport lounge access via your flight ticket, your elite status, via a Priority Pass card from American Express Platinum or via a Lounge Club card from American Express Gold, your best fall-back option is usually No […]

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Should you leave American Express for 24 months until you can get a new sign-up bonus?

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

We have spent a lot of time in the last few days discussing the new American Express sign-up bonus policy.  In most cases, you need to cancel all of your personal American Express cards and wait two years before you would qualify for any new […]

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Your reference guide to the new American Express sign-up bonus rules

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

This is Part 3 of our series on changes to the personal American Express card sign-up bonuses.  The other two articles, which ran yesterday, are here and here. I have put together this one page summary of the new American Express sign-up rules from 21st March 2019.  […]

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