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If you'd prefer a Card without any rewards, other features or a Cardmembership fee, an alternative option is available - The Basic Card
Check your eligibility for The American Express Card
- Only takes a couple of minutes to complete
- Will not impact your credit rating
- Allows you to apply with confidence
THE ICONIC CHARGE CARD
Launched in 1969, the American Express Green Card remains the iconic Charge Card that enables you to stay in control of your finances
Membership Rewards® points on virtually all your purchases
Redeem your points with our great partners, including Amazon, Harrods, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic
NO PRE-SET LIMIT
Benefit from no
Pre-set spending limit
Earn points and get the rewards you really want.
- 10,000 points is enough for £50 of Expedia or Amazon gift vouchers
- 15,000 points gets you to Paris and back on Eurostar
20,000 pointstakes you and a friend to Nice on British Airways. Or, redeem your points with 15 frequent flyer and hotel programmes
- Redeeming Membership Rewards® points is easy. Just order what you want through us, or transfer points to your favourite frequent flyer, hotel or retail loyalty program. Terms, taxes, fees and charges apply. Whatever you’re into, get more out of it.
Enjoy your travels. We’re there if you need us with travel inconvenience and baggage
Insurance , so you’re taken care of if your flight is delayed or the airline loses your bags. And travel accident insurance covers up to £75,000, with emergency help 24/7 anywhere in the world if you need it.
As you might expect from us, the service is a little bit special. The first person to answer your call will be your contact until the matter is resolved. You can phone, text or email us 24/7 and we’ll get on it right away. But that’s just where we start from.
- When the manufacturer's warranty expires on your favourite new purchase, we'll give you a year's
Extended Warrantyup to £1,500 per item
Refund Protectionon eligible items. If the UK retailer won't refund or replace the eligible item, we will, up to a maximum of £200
- You also get
Purchase Protection.If you bought it on your Card and it's stolen or damaged within 90 days, we'll replace or repair it, or refund you up to £2,500 per eligible item
- Don't recognise a purchase? We'll remove it from your Account immediately and investigate it for you as part of our online fraud guarantee
- Make your next night out a memorable one with American Express Invites, enjoy access to some of the most in-demand music, film and theatre events in town.
100,000 or more points
Travel - Five nights at a category 6 Starwood hotel or resort, like the Royal Hawaiian in WaikikiShopping - £500 PC World Gift CardExperience - £500 Laiwaites Wine Fine Wine Experience
Travel - One return economy flight to Dubai with Virgin AtlanticShopping - £200 Marks & Spencer Gift CardExperience - £200 Gift Card for the fabulous Elemis Spa in London
Shopping - £100 House of Fraser Gift CardExperience - £100 Spafinder Wellness 365 Gift Card, choose from over 400 UK spas (including Champneys)
Travel - One night stay at a Category 4 Starwood hotel or resort, like the Sheraton Nassau Beach ResortShopping - £50 Harrods Gift CardExperience - £50 Buyagift.co.uk eCode
Travel - £25 Hotel Du Vin Gift CardShopping - £25 Gift Card at Boots, Homebase, PC World and othersExperience - £25 Gift Voucher to redeem at Carluccio's, D&D (a group of 20 London restaurants), Starbucks and selected other cafes and restaurants
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Examples representative of redeeming Membership Rewards® points.
To save time before applying for The American Express Card, it’s best to make sure you can say yes to the following.
Please ensure that you have read and downloaded these important documents before starting your application.
- Read Terms and Conditions
- Read Summary Box
- Read Insurance
- Read Membership Rewards Terms and Conditions
- Statement of Lender and Borrower Responsibilities
- If you'd prefer a Card without any rewards, other features or a Cardmembership fee, an alternative Card is available - The Basic Card.
Ready to apply?
The American Express Card is offered by American Express Services Europe Limited. Click here for more information.
10,000 Membership Rewards® points is enough for £50 of Expedia or Amazon gift vouchers. Annual Fee £60.
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