It’s back: Amex giving Platinum cardholders £100 to spend at popular retailers

Sep 23, 2020

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For the second time this year, American Express is targeting cardholders of the Platinum Card from American Express with an offer that’s almost too good to be true. Platinum cardholders will receive a statement credit of up to £100 when spending with M&S, Waitrose & Partners, Harvey Nichols, Selfridges and John Lewis & Partners and Deliveroo.

In other words, you’ll get 100% of your purchases back in the form of a statement credit — up to £100. Happy shopping!

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All you need to do is save the Offer to your card and spend at the eligible retailers. All purchases will be refunded in the form of a statement credit up to £100 on cumulative purchases. The offer expires 22 December 2020 and can be used as many times as you like across each of the retailers up to a limit of £100.

According to the terms and conditions, the offer is valid online and in store at Waitrose & Partners, Harvey Nichols, Selfridges and John Lewis but online only with Deliveroo. The purchase must be in GBP and be paid for on the same American Express card that the offer is registered to. Once the purchase has been made, the statement credit should appear on your account within five days, but may take up to 90 days from 22 December 2020.

The following list of exclusions are not included in the offer: At department stores, all concessions and outlets. At Waitrose, purchases made at the cellar, florist, garden, pet, cookery school, foreign currency and the gift section are not included. At Harvey Nichols, international delivery, gift cards, vouchers and in-restaurant dining are not included. At John Lewis, finance and insurance products, parking and John Lewis Opticians are not included. And at Selfridges, international delivery is not included.

This offer is only available for cardholders of the Platinum Card from American Express. To add the offer to your card, log in to your Amex account and scroll to the bottom of the page and click ‘View All’ in the Amex offers section. Once you’ve found the offer you want, click ‘Save to Card’ and be sure to use that card on your eligible purchases.

This is now the second offer for personal Platinum cardholders. TPG U.K. Director of Content Nicky Kelvin said he was justifying keeping the card, which comes with a £575 annual fee, even though he’s not travelling. This additional £100 statement credit offer is a good way for cardholders to offset the cost of the annual fee even though they may not be using all of its benefits during the coronavirus crisis.

Featured photo by Josh Gribben/The Points Guy.

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