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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 learn more. 

 

 

 

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

 

Complimentary marketing to help send high-spending customers1 your 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

Backing you back to business.

We’re ready to help.

 

Now more than ever, we’re bringing communities together in support of small businesses. 


By accepting American Express, you could be a part of future Shop Small3 campaigns dedicated to promoting local businesses to our Cardmembers.

Your business could be recommended to Cardmembers through personalised emails and be featured on our American Express Map4 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. 

Take the guesswork out of your rates

 

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.

Attract potential customers to your business

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 simple5


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

 

We added over 270,000 new locations

in the UK in the last two years6. 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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