New American Express deals at Gap, Shell, Harrods and Starbucks
American Express credit card holders can get money back on a host of in-store purchases
1 February 2013
Amex cashback deal targets Tesco, Harvey Nichols and more
American Express holders can get 50% or even 100% of the value of their purchase back on offers this month
17 December 2012
Amex holders offered £25 cashback at London stores
Cardholders need to register their Amex then spend at one of the 405 stores on Saturday or Sunday
20 November 2012
Free £5 for Amex holders when they spend a fiver
American Express cardholders with a smartphone can get discounts at local businesses with the Shop Small website
8 November 2012
Avoid the blocked card holiday nightmare
Many holidaymakers will soon be jetting off for the summer, find out if it's worth letting your card provider know
13 July 2012
Discounts bonus for Amex cardholders
Customers can net some decent bargains such as £10 off a £10+ spend at Pizza Express, but only on one-off spends
4 June 2012
Should you buy euros now?
UK holidaymakers have had an unusual treat over recent months with a strong pound, particularly against the euro
10 May 2012
Amex ups credit card cashback to 5%
New customers will now earn 5% cashback on all spending for 3 months, matching best buy Capital One.
31 January 2012
Banks to scrap bureau de change debit card fee
A number of banks will end the controversial practice of charging debit card customers to take foreign currency in the UK
20 December 2011
MBNA to issue both Amex and Visa to airline credit card holders
MBNA will issue many airline credit card customers with two forms of plastic to maximise their chances of collecting points to exchange for flights
15 December 2011
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Got a travel credit or debit card you haven't recently used? Check it won't get automatically cancelled2 December 2021With some providers cancelling inactive cards, it's worth checking to see if you need to take action to keep your card account open - particularly if you have any upcoming Christmas trips.
2 December 2021The contactless card payment limit is rising from £45 to £100 on 15 October. But Bank of Scotland, Halifax, Lloyds and Starling will let you set your own limit, and others plan to do the same in future. Some providers will also let you turn off contactless completely. Here's what you need to know.
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23 November 2021
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