The American Express Gold Card remains one of the very best tools for the value traveller. Crucially, it's free for the first year, and offers possibly the most competitive sign-up bonuses of all the UK credit cards. Once you've secured that...
In this mini series of posts, I'm running down through my top 5 favourite American Express Membership Rewards transfer partners. So far I've explored the charms of: Number 5: Etihad Guest Number 4: Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Now it's time to...
In this mini series of posts, I'm running down through my top 5 favourite American Express Membership Rewards transfer partners. Number 5 was the (slightly) controversial choice of Etihad Guest, but in at number 4 we have... Virgin Atlantic Flying...
We've already introduced the diverse range of airline transfer partners and hotel (+ other) partners that Amex has in the UK and will be spending a lot more time looking at the benefits of each of them in detail, but first I...
In an earlier article I explained that Amex Membership Reward Points earned from UK cards can be transferred to a wide range of different loyalty programmes. That piece focused on the airline transfer partners, so now it's time to...
Ever wondered what all the American Express Membership Rewards transfer partners in the UK actually are? -  And more importantly, whether they are worth transferring your Membership Reward Points to? You've got your lovely Points saved up from an Amex...
While we have no reservations in recommending the Amex Gold card as one of the top "travel hack" credit cards out there, it certainly used to be better. For example, in its most generous days, you would get double points...
Owning an American Express card is an absolute must in the "value travel" game. You earn massive sign-up bonuses, either as Amex points (convertible to loyalty points) or loyalty points directly, and then earn more on everyday spending. Another great...
The Hilton free night certificate is without doubt one of the easiest and best value travel rewards to earn in the "points-hacking" game. However, it's almost certainly also the one about which I am asked the most questions. As a result, I set...
The UK British Airways American Express cards come with one huge benefit: when you spend a certain amount on them within a calendar year, you will get a “2-for-1” Avios flight redemption voucher (or “companion voucher”). The extremely popular companion voucher...