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More reasons than ever to accept American Express


We added over 150,000 new locations in 2018 in the UK*. Not one of them?


Call 0800 339 911 (Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm) or have us contact you to learn more.  




Accepting American Express at your business gives you access to:


Transparent and competitive pricing


Valuable customers who spend more1


Complimentary marketing campaigns and helpful insights  


Dedicated support for managing your business


Best in class solutions to help prevent fraud and disputes

Take the guesswork out of your rates


Take the guesswork out of your rates


As well as being competitive, we offer merchant rates that are transparent, based on your industry and annual Account activity. These rates are consistent across all our credit and charge Card products to help make acceptance simple3


Welcome exceptional customers who:

Spend more


American Express Cardmembers from the UK spend almost 3 times more annually than the average credit and charge cardmember in the UK1,2.



Engage more


 77% of local, consumer UK American Express Cardmembers visit the same merchant more than five times a year1.


Attract customers to your business



Your business could be featured in personalised emails we send to our Cardmembers5, and on our American Express Map®4. Meaning more exposure to help you reach potential customers. 

When you accept American Express, you could also be a part of Shop Small6, a campaign dedicated to promoting local businesses to our Cardmembers. With Shop Small they can benefit too — Cardmembers could receive statement credits for spending at your business, all at no cost to you.

Attract potential customers to your business


Accept our Cards and enjoy the backing of American Express


Call us at 0800 339 911 (Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm) or have one of our Sales Representatives contact you.


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