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Accept our Cards and enjoy the backing of American Express 




Benefit from our programs that support small businesses - we promote local businesses to our Cardmembers, at no extra cost to you.



Call 0800 339 911 (Monday to Friday, 8:00 to 18:00) or have us contact you to sign up. 




When you accept American Express® Cards, we back you through:


Complimentary marketing to help send high-spending customersyour way


Competitive and transparent pricing with no set up costs or hidden fees


Speedy payment options – get paid as quickly as one business day2


Tools and online support to help manage your business 


Best in class solutions to help prevent fraud and disputes

Attract customers to your business.

We're bringing communities together in support of small businesses.


By accepting American Express, you could be a part of the Future Shop smallcampaigns dedicated to promoting local businesses to our Cardmembers. 


Your business could be recommended to our Cardmembers through personalised email and featured in our American Express Map5 making it easy for them to find you. Cardmembers can also be eligible to receive statement credits for spending at your business, at no extra cost to you. 


We know attracting customers is important to you all year round. That's why we promote small businesses to our Cardmembers throughout the year, not just during a Shop Small campaign. One of the many ways we've got your back. 

Shop Small with Amex


Welcome exceptional customers who:

Spend more


American Express Cardmembers from the UK spend on average 3.2 times more annually compared to other credit and charge cards in the UK1.



Spend often


 American Express Cardmembers from the UK spend on average 2.7 times more frequently compared to other credit and charge cardmembers in the UK1.

Competitive rates, without the guesswork.


As an American Express accepting Merchant, your rates are competitive, transparent and based on your industry and annual account activity. These rates are consistent across all our Credit and Charge Card products to help make acceptance simple6

There are also no extra set up costs or additional monthly fees involved – you only pay when a customer uses their American Express Card.

Attract potential customers to your business


We added over 207,830 new locations in the UK in the last two years3. Not one of them?


Call us at 0800 339 911 (Monday to Friday, 8:00 to 18:00) or have one of our Sales Representatives contact you.


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