American Express Preferred Rewards Gold Card UK

Benefits & AMEX Points Calculator
Review the benefits of the American Express Preferred Rewards Gold Card UK and calculate how many points you can earn based on the spend you enter.
Last Updated 2022-06-24

The American Express® Preferred Rewards Gold Credit Card UK is a travel rewards cards that is great for anyone who wants to earn points at an excellent rate, but don't need all the bells and whistles of the The Platinum Card®.

It earns 3 Membership Rewards points per ÂŁ1 spent with American Express Travel, 2 points per ÂŁ1 spent directly with airlines or in a foreign currency, and 1 point per ÂŁ1 on everything else.

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AMEX Gold UK earning rates

3X American Express Travel

The AMEX Preferred Rewards Gold Card UK earns 3 Membership Rewards points for every ÂŁ1 spent on pre-paid hotels, flights, car hire, and experiences through American Express Travel. Do note that this does not include cruises and The Hotel Collection.

2X Airline

The AMEX Preferred Rewards Gold Card UK earns 2 Membership Rewards points for every ÂŁ1 spent directly with an airline. This includes, but is not limited to, flights, car hire, package holidays, and insurance.

2X Foreign Currency Purchases

The AMEX Preferred Rewards Gold Card UK earns 2 Membership Rewards points for every equivalent ÂŁ1 spent on the card in a foreign currency. This will apply to any purchases that are non-Sterling.

1X Everything Else

All other purchases with the AMEX Preferred Rewards Gold Card UK earns 1 Membership Rewards point per ÂŁ1 spent.

AMEX Gold UK benefits

Annual Point Bonus

Every 12-month per of your cardmember year that you spend at least ÂŁ15,000 on the AMEX Preferred Rewards Gold Card UK, you'll be award 10,000 Membership Rewards points. This is given to you within 60 days of card renewal.

Complimentary Lounge Visits

Every year as an AMEX Preferred Rewards Gold Card UK cardmember, you will be entitled to two complimentary lounge visits via Priority Pass. After the passes have been used, your Card will be charged at the current rate to enter the lounge.

The Hotel Collection

When you use the AMEX Preferred Rewards Gold Card UK to book hotel stays through The Hotel Collection you will receive a US$100 hotel credit on charges to the room as well as complimentary room upgrades at check-in when available.

You must book at least two consecutive nights with an eligible American Express credit card in order to be eligible for these benefits.

Deliveroo Benefit

Once you enroll your card, you will get ÂŁ5 back on eligible purchases with Deliveroo twice every month. That's a total of up to ÂŁ120 in annual savings.

American Express Benefits

As an AMEX Preferred Rewards Gold Card UK cardmember, you will have access to American Express Experiences and AMEX Offers.

Travel and Shopping Insurance

  • Purchase Protection
  • Refund Protection
  • Flight Delay / Overbooking / Missed Connection Reimbursement
  • Baggage Delay

AMEX Gold UK points value

Redemption option Redemption value
Transferring points to airline partners for premium, First, and Business class redemptions 1p - 2p+
Transferring points to airline partners for economy class redemptions 0.5p - 1.3p
Transferring points to hotel and other partners 0.5p - 1p
Redeeming points for gift cards 0.5p
Shop with points redemptions 0.45p
Using points to cover card charges 0.4p

AMEX points earned with the AMEX Preferred Rewards Gold Card UK have the best value when transferred to AMEX's airline and hotel partners.

AMEX Gold UK points transfer

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AMEX Gold UK points calculator

Input your monthly and yearly business expenses to see how many AMEX points you can earn with the AMEX Preferred Rewards Gold Card UK. Compare the results side by side up to two credit cards to find out which cards are best for you.

Any spend entered into the primary card column (the first column) will carry over to all credit card calculators on the site, so there's no need to re-enter spend when viewing other credit cards.

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