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American Express has announced a partnership with travel reward specialists Avios. The deal will enable customers to receive one point for every pound exchanged for foreign currency.
While many families may have budgeted for the Christmas festivities this year, new research claims most will be still hit by unexpected seasonal ‘add-ons’ of up to £210. American Express says Brits will end up forking out a collective £10.2bn on these hidden extras by the end of the year.
Getting a cashback or loyalty card could help consumers make their money work harder for them amid rising living costs, American Express claims. This could help pay for much-loved days out and treats, which some families are currently having to forfeit.
UK consumers are fighting back against what they see as poor customer service, according to new research from American Express. The company found 78 per cent of those surveyed decided not to make an intended purchase because of poor customer service.
Research suggests Brits could gain rewards worth £3.6million collectively by putting everyday spending on the right credit card. American Express commissioned the poll to encourage consumers to ditch passive plastic and get more from their spending.
Brits planning to holiday in Spain, Portugal, Greece and Turkey are being offered a range of discount deals from American Express. Cardholders can get up to 25 per cent off selected hotels and up to 15 per cent off car hire.
The first American Express-branded contactless credit cards are now being issued to MBNA’s customers in the UK. The credit card lender has become the world’s first issuer of EMV-enabled contactless cards for American Express, MasterCard and Visa.
Mexico and Turkey are proving popular destinations this year as holidaying Brits seek out favourable exchange rates and cost-effective all-inclusive packages. American Express has recorded a significant jump in the volume sales of Mexican and Turkish currencies.
New customers to a Lloyds TSB credit card can collect ten times more air miles as part of a special festive promotion. The Lloyds TSB Airmiles Duo Credit Card Account is now offering one air mile for every £1 spent - instead of £10 - using the American Express card that comes with the package.