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Who accepts American Express?

It’s not just big businesses that accept American Express Cards. Read more about American Express merchants network here.


Where is American Express Accepted in the UK?


More Merchants in the UK are choosing to accept American Express. You can use your American Express® Card for purchases big and small, including the places you love to shop at every day.


We are continuing to grow our network throughout the UK, ensuring when you want to use your Card, you can.


How To Use an American Express Card

Why Accept American Express?



Discover the benefits of accepting American Express Cards and open up to a world of new customers.


You will also gain access to world-class service and support that American Express can offer to help you grow your business. 


Learn more


How Do Credit Cards and Charge Cards Work?


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.


How Credit Cards and Charge Cards work

What is surcharging


Using your Card Abroad


What Credit Card fees am I expected to pay


What is credit card interest


What is Credit Limit


How to choose a type of Card


What is a Charge Card


How to pay off your Card


How to apply for a Credit Card


What is Credit Score


American Express Benefits


Your security and protection are our priority. Our technology has been designed to give you peace of mind when using your Card.



Access to our customer service is available 24/7 by phone, text or email.



Contactless is the quick, easy and secure way to make payments - simply touch your American Express Card on the reader, wait for the beep and you're done. What's more, with Amex Pay and Apple PayTM you can even pay with your phone.

Compare AmEx Cards

American Express offers a range of Credit Cards with different rewards and benefits tailored to your lifestyle and interests.