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Earn points with Travel Rewards Credit Cards & Charge Cards

 

Enjoy all the benefits, convinience and security of an American Express Credit Card or Charge Card - and experience a variety of travel rewards along the way.

What is a Travel Rewards Card?


A Travel Rewards Card is a type of Credit Card or Charge Card that’s ideal to use while travelling, to book flights and hotel stays when planning to go on holiday, and is accepted around the world. 

 

While travel credit cards typically offer free cash withdrawals abroad or no transaction fees for foreign currency, Travel Rewards Cards come with additional perks, such as airport lounge access, points programmes for discounts on flights and hotel stays, as well as travel protection. A travel credit card will also offer you 24/7 support abroad, for example in case your Card gets lost or stolen.


What are travel rewards?

 
Whether you're planning a business trip, a weekend away or an overseas holiday, travel rewards can help you get there. Collect rewards points or Air Miles, such as Avios, to spend on travel, hotel stays and transportation at your destination. With travel rewards, you also benefit from airport lounge access, free checked bags and priority boarding to enjoy a comfortable and relaxing journey. 
 
 
An American Express Travel Rewards Card offers you: 
 
  • A welcome bonus on selected Cards
  • The ability to earn travel rewards points
  • Purchase ProtectionOnline fraud guarantee
  • Travel Accident and Travel Inconvinience coverage
  • 24/7 customer service
  • Access to our American Express Experiences

How to use travel rewards

 

With an American Express Travel Rewards Card you can earn travel rewards by using your Card on everyday purchases and collecting Membership Rewards points.

 

Use your points to book travel, hotel stays, car hire or experiences, or transfer your Membership Rewards points to one of our partner loyalty programmes. With up to 12 airline transfer partners and 3 hotel partners for our Cardmembers to choose from, you can transfer your points directly to your preferred airline or hotel to travel practically anywhere in the world. 


Our Travel Rewards Cards

 
Earn 30,000 Membership Rewards® points when you spend £4,000 in your first three months of Cardmembership
 
Annual Fee £575
 
 
  • Refined travel — unique access to airport lounges, handpicked hotels and complimentary offers
  • Worldwide travel insurance for you and your immediate family
  • Platinum Concierge can take care of travel and lifestyle plans

 

 
Earn 20,000 Membership Rewards® points when you spend £3,000 in your first three months of Cardmembership. 
 
Representative 56.6% APR variable
 
 
  • Earn 20,000 Membership Rewards points when you spend £3,000 in your first three months of Cardmembership
  • Get Membership Rewards points for every pound you spend on purchases
  • Complimentary Priority PassTM Membership plus 2 complimentary lounge visits per year

 

 
25,000 bonus Avios welcome offer1
 
Representative 74.7% APR variable
 
 
  • Companion Voucher2 each year when you spend £10,000
  • Automatic enrolment to the British Airways Executive Club
  • Travel and shopping protection3

 

 

 

 

 

Why choose an American Express Travel Rewards Card? 

 

A Travel Rewards Card will not only offer you perks on flights and hotel stays or other travel rewards. It will also provide travel protection, 24/7 support abroad and be accepted wherever you choose to travel. 

 

Our American Express Travel Rewards Credit Cards offer you more than just rewards on travel. Collect Membership Rewards points everytime you use you use your American Express Travel Rewards Card.

 

Enjoying Travel Rewards

Key Benefits at a Glance

An American Express Travel Rewards Card offers you:

 

  • A welcome bonus on selected Cards
  • The ability to earn travel rewards points
  • Purchase Protection
  • Online fraud guarantee
  • Travel Accident and Travel Inconvenience coverage
  • 24/7 customer service
  • Access to our American Express Experiences.

 

Explore Cards by Category

Frequent Flyer Cards

 

Enjoy points for flights.

Choose between a variety of Cards that offer you Avios points or Membership Rewards points for purchases made on your Card.

 

Eligibility

 

To save time, use the following checklist to see if you meet our standard eligibility criteria:

 

I am aged 18 or over 

I have no history of bad debt

I have a permanent UK home address 

I have a current UK bank or building society account

Some Cards may have additional specific eligibility criteria, and you will be asked to provide employment, income and bank account information in order to submit your application.

 

Once you have found the Card that best suits you, read the important information, then click the 'Apply now' button on the page to begin the application process. At this point, you can choose optional additional benefits and also decide how you'd like your name to appear on your Card.

Find out if you're eligible with our Eligibility Checker

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Charge & Credit Cards Explained

 

Has talk of interest, annual fees, rates and percentages left you feeling confused?
 

Our simple Credit and Charge Card Guides are a great place to start.

 

 

Find a type of Card to suit your needs

 

Explore our range of Cards—you’re bound to find something that suits your needs and lifestyle.