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Let’s help to keep small businesses in business

We believe in supporting small businesses all year round but this winter, they need your support more than ever. Get started now and Shop Small – in-store and online – all for the small businesses at the heart of our communities. Find out how in the Shoppers section below.

Spend $10 and get $5 back*


Card Members who save the offer to their Card, spend $10 or more, in one transaction, online or in-store at participating small businesses by 31 August 2020 will receive a $5 credit. Valid up to 10 times, once per participating businesses.


Terms, conditions and exclusions apply.

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Not accepting American Express?
It’s easy to get involved^


Shop Small is just one of many ways we support small business all year round. Discover the other reasons why businesses choose to accept American Express.

^Subject to eligibility criteria



Refer Friends, Get Rewarded and Shop Small Together1


Have a friend who would like to shop small too? Refer them an American Express Card® and earn Bonus Points when they’re approved. Referring is easy. Simply login online or via the AMEX app and share your unique referral link. Eligible Card Members only and Terms and Conditions apply.

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For reward points, lifestyle benefits or business use, there’s an American Express Card that’s right for you.