You can use your American Express card with Billhop in the same way as with normal purchases. Payments using American Express via Billhop also earns you bonus points (Membership Rewards).
It is worth noting that American Express does not usually impose credit limits on their cards. Instead, they look at spending patterns to assess the credit limit. This means that larger transactions through Billhop may initially be declined if they significantly deviate from your usual spending pattern.
In this case, we recommend that you contact American Express to let them know you intend to carry out a larger payment transaction through Billhop.
How can I pay my bills using AmEx on Billhop?
First of all, you need to register an account on our website. It is an automated process that will only take you a couple of minutes. Once you have created an account, you can start carrying out your transactions through Billhop.
To pay your bills with your AmEx -- just like for any other payment on Billhop -- you simply need to know:
- The bank details of your recipient (sort code and account number)
- The amount you would like to pay
- The reference you need to enter so that your payee can identify your transaction.
After that, you will enter the details of your AmEx, which will be processed according to the high security standards of the industry, and confirm your transaction. The funds will be received by your beneficiary after four business days.
More about American Express
American Express was founded in 1850 and has since grown to be the world's biggest travel and card company. Today, the group has over 60,000 employees and over 100 million card members worldwide.
American Express -- 17 credit cards with many advantages
If you decide to get an AmEx you will soon be able to benefit from its many advantages -- you always collect bonus points (Membership Rewards) when you use it, which you can then convert into travels or any other reward of your choice if you choose a credit card with Membership Rewards, Avios, Nectar bonus points, Starpoints or Costco TrueEarnings. Thanks to you AmEx membership you will get access to exclusive events, with ticket pre-sales for instance, besides other shopping, travel and entertainment rewards. American Express customer service team is there for you round the clock (24/7) via email, phone or traditional mail. Thanks to AmEx Fraud Protection Guarantee you can shop online in a completely secure way.
American Express Platinum Card
has no pre-set spending limit and no interest charges. You simply pay off your balance in full every month. Furthermore, it gives you several benefits: Airport lounge access to over 1000 airports worldwide, worldwide travel insurance for you, your family and your supplementary cardmembers, hotel benefits -- such as upgrades upon arrival and late check-outs -- and Membership Rewards Points. For every pound you spend, you will get points, which you can redeem with many different shopping, travel and lifestyle partners. The annual fee is £575 and you can earn 30,000 Membership Rewards points if you spend £4000 in the first three months of your membership.
American Express Preferred Rewards Gold Card
has no pre-set spending limit and no interest charges. You simply pay off your balance in full every month. You can get 10,000 Membership Rewards points as a welcome bonus if you spend £3000 during the first three months of your membership. For every pound spent you will get Membership Rewards points, which you can redeem with AmEx shopping, travel and lifestyle partners. Moreover, you are rewarded with two lounge visits per year which you can use at more than 500 airports worldwide. Hotel room and car rental upgrades are only two examples of travel benefits you can get having a Preferred Rewards Gold Card. There is no annual fee for the first year. After that, it is £ 140.
American Express Platinum Cashback Credit Card
gives you 5% cashback on your purchases for the first three months and after that 1.25% depending on the volumes you spend! Basically, the more you spend, the more cashback you get and there is you can get as much cashback as you can per year -- it has no annual limit! Furthermore, travel accident insurance and global assist are included, as well as the possibility of purchasing tickets to the most popular music, film and theater events through American Express Invites. If you want to earn you cashback faster, you can add Complementary Supplementary Cards so that your family members can get cashback for their purchases too!
American Express Platinum Cashback Everyday Card
gives you 5% cashback on your purchases for the first three months just like the Platinum Cashback Credit Card. After that, you can earn up to 1% cashback depending on your expenditure. AmEx Platinum Cashback Everyday Card has no annual fee and gives you the flexibility to choose if you want to pay off your balance in full or over several months. Moreover, you can benefit from plenty of offers from AmEx retail and travel partners. Furthermore, travel accident insurance and global assist are included, as well as the possibility of purchasing tickets to the most popular music, film and theater events through American Express Invites. If you want to earn you cashback faster, you can add Complementary Supplementary Cards so that your family members can get cashback for their purchases too!
British Airways American Express Premium Plus Card
will give you 25,000 Avios as a welcome offer if you spend over £ 3000 in the first three months of your membership. If you spend over £ 10,000 per year, you will get 2-for-1 travel with a Companion Voucher. For every pound you virtually spend you collect 1.5 and 3 Avios for every pound you spend with British Airways or BA Holidays. Travel accident and Travel inconvenience insurance are included.
British Airways American Express Credit Card
will give you 5000 Avios as a welcome offer if you spend £ 1000 in your first three months of membership and has no annual fee. For virtually every £ 1 you spend you collect 1 Avios. Moreover, you can reward yourself with 2-for-1 with a Companion Voucher. Global Assist and Travel accident insurance are included, as well as refund and purchase protection, fraud guarantee, and American Express Invites for access to exclusive events.
Nectar Credit Card
will reward with 20,000 Nectar bonus points as a welcome offer when you spend £2000 in your first three months of membership. The first year your card membership (£ 25) is on AmEx and you collect 2 points for virtually every £ 1 spent, but for every £ 1 virtually spent at Nectar partners you collect up to 4 points. Global assist is included, as well as American Express world-class services (refund and purchase protection, fraud guarantee, online account, and American Express Invites).
The Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express
New Cardmembers earn 30,000 points if you spend £1,000 within 3 months of your membership. Points can amongst other alternatives be spent on 6500 hotels in 120 countries. You will have travel and shopping protection. If you spend over £25,000 per year, you will receive a Free Weekend Night Award and you are automatically upgraded to SPG Gold Preferred if you spend over £ 15,000 per year. For every £1 spent you will earn 3 points. You also earn points at Starwood and Marriott hotels and resorts if you are an SPG member.
The American Express Card
has no pre-set spending limit and no interest charges. The annual fee is £ 60. This card was first launched in 1969 and is the most used AmEx. You can collect Membership Rewards points on all your purchases and redeem your points with AmEx partners.
is for those who like it simple. It has no pre-set spending limit, no interest charges and no annual fee. American Express's world-class service is obviously included with 24/7 customer service and American Express Invites.
The Platinum Business Card
will give you a welcome bonus, lounge access, access to the programme Fine Hotels & Resorts, Supplementary Cards, Elite tier membership and enable you to pay with points, which you will earn for every £ 1 you spend. Moreover, you will have several business benefits, such as beneficial payment terms, no pre-set payment limits, worldwide travel insurance, and American Express Invites. Other benefits includes a digital subscription to The Times and The Sunday Times, as well as access to over 1200 airport lounges worldwide. American Express's world-class service is also included.
The Gold Business Card
will give you 20,000 Membership Rewards points if you spend £3000 in the first three months of your membership. There is no annual fee for the first year. After that, it is £125. Your business will have up to 54 days deferred payment on purchases and will earn one point for every pound spent. Your points can be redeemed on business flights, computers or corporate entertaining or gifting. This card has no pre-set spending limit and no extra charge for Supplementary Cards.
The Basic Business Card
has no pre-set spending limit and no annual fee. Moreover, it allows you to defer your payments for up to 42 days. AmEx*s customer service is always there for you regardless of where you are.
The American Express Rewards Low Rate Credit Card -- 9.9% APR
has a low interest rate and will give you 2500 bonus Membership Rewards points if you spend £1000 in the first three months of your membership. This card has no annual fee. You can earn one Membership Reward point for every pound you spend and redeem your points with AmEx's partners.
The American Express Reward Purchases Credit Card
makes you earn one Membership Rewards bonus point for every pound you spend, which you can redeem with AmEx's partners, gives you 0% for 18 months on purchases, has no annual fee and has travel and shopping protection.
The American Express Rewards Credit Card
gives you one Membership Rewards bonus point for every pound you spend, which can be redeemed with AmEx's partners. As a welcome reward, you can earn 5,000 Membership Rewards points if you spend £2000 in the first three months of your membership. This card has no annual fee, travel, and shopping protection.
Read more about how to get started and pay your bills and invoices with Billhop.