Make your holiday dreams a reality

Make your holiday dreams a reality

Help with planning a great summer is here, thanks to Nectar and American Express®

What’ve you got in mind this year? A group Eurostar getaway to sample the local beers in Brussels, a laid back beach holiday, or a city break with your significant other?

Whatever the itinerary, Nectar points can help.

By using the right rewards card to pay for your everyday shopping, your holiday could be happening sooner than you think, at a lower cost.

Recent research from American Express shows that over a fifth of men would use their Card rewards points for perks such as staying in an extra special hotel*.

Nectar points can be spent on a huge range of travel-related rewards, from the latest Lonely Planet and Time Out guides to a new set of luggage or earphones.

Research also reveals that just under a third of men spend up to £50 every year on holiday essentials**, so it’s good to know that you can also use your points to stock up on travel toiletries such as sunscreen or new holiday gear.

And that’s not all, Nectar points can be put towards the cost of the holiday itself at easyJet.com and Expedia.co.uk.

Plus, apply for an American Express Nectar Credit Card and collect 2 points for virtually every £1 spent globally (1).

What’s more you can collect an extra 10,000 Nectar points when you spend £1,000 or more in the first 3 months (2). That’s enough points for £50 off an easyJet flight, hotel from Expedia or Eurostar journey (taxes and fees apply) - or a new top to perfect that t-shirt suntan.

How will you spend yours?

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Get around in style with Hertz

American Express Nectar Credit Cardmembers are entitled to benefits with Hertz including:

- 15% off full price car rentals globally

- Complimentary membership to Hertz Gold Plus Rewards, which allows members priority access to check in and check out.

Click here to create your Hertz profile and take advantage of these great benefits.

Hertz Terms and Conditions apply.

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What are you waiting for?

Check out these additional benefits of the American Express Nectar Credit Card:

- Up to 4 points per full £1 spent when you use your Nectar Credit Card and Nectar loyalty card together at Nectar participating partners (3)

- Complimentary Supplementary Cards for family members and friends (so points can be collected even quicker)

- American Express Invites gives access to a wide range of sought after events (4)

- Refund Protection within 90 days of purchase if a UK based retailer refuses you a refund (5)

- Purchase Protection - covering eligible items you purchase against accidental damage and theft for 90 days (5)

- Online fraud guarantee - protecting you against any unauthorised online charges

- Global Assist® - providing help when you travel outside the UK, in your own language, 24/7.

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Representative Example: Representative 25.0% APR variable. Based on an annual fee of £25 and assumed credit limit of £1200. Interest rate for purchases: 19.9% per annum variable

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Apply here for your American Express Nectar Credit Card

Terms, Conditions and exclusions apply. Details can be found on the American Express website.

Terms and conditions

1. 2 Nectar points per full £1 spent consists of collecting 2 points for every full £1 spent and charged on your Nectar Credit Card in the UK and abroad (except for purchases made at warehouse retailers in the United Kingdom e.g. Costco where you will collect points at the rate of 1 point for every full £1). 2.New Nectar Cardmembers are eligible to receive an introductory offer of 10,000 bonus Nectar points when they spend £1000 on their Card within the first 3 months of Card Membership. To redeem the offer new applicants must apply for the Card by visiting americanexpress.comor calling 0870 606 6906 and filling in the application form. Bonus Nectar points will be applied to the account within one month of the £1000 spend threshold being met. Introductory offer is subject to change, can be withdrawn at any time. Applicants must be 18 years old or over. 3. 4 points per full £1 spent consists of collecting 2 points for every full £1 spent and charged on your Nectar Credit Card (except for purchases made at warehouse retailers in the United Kingdom e.g. Costco where you will collect points at the rate of 1 point for every full £1) and 2 points on your Nectar loyalty card at participating Nectar partners. For BP, Ebay, Expedia, Homebase and Vision Express, different points levels apply as the base earn rate on the loyalty card varies. See nectar.com for details. Nectar points are not collected on Balance Transfers, Cash Advances, American Express Travellers’ Cheques purchases, Foreign Exchange transactions, interest, any spending in excess of your credit limit, charges for returned payments, late payment or referral charges and American Express Credit Card finance charges. 4. All tickets must be purchased using your Nectar Credit Card and are subject to availability. American Express Invites refers to the name of the American Express programme rather than a description of ticket type. Additional terms and conditions may apply to the purchase of tickets. 5. American Express Services Europe Limited (“AESEL”) makes various benefits available to Cardmembers which derive from contracts which AESEL has made with third parties. AESEL is free to amend, extend or terminate these benefits at its sole discretion. These benefits do not form part of AESEL’s contract with you but AESEL will provide reasonable notice, in any event no less than 30 days, in advance of any changes to the available benefits which may be to your detriment. One of the benefits currently available is the benefit of contracts of insurance held by AESEL with certain insurers. You will lose these benefits if you cease to be a Cardmember. The Nectar Credit Card is offered by American Express Services Europe Limited registered office: Belgrave House, 76 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 9AX, United Kingdom registered in England and Wales, Company Number 1833139, and authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority under the Payment Services Regulations 2009 (reference number 415532) for the provision of payment services. AESEL is, for insurance mediation activities only, an Appointed Representative of American Express Insurance Services Europe Limited (reference number 311684) who is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Details can be found on the Financial Services Register by visiting www.fca.org.uk/register or by contacting the FCA on 0800 111 6768. American Express Services Europe Limited also subscribes to the Lending Code which is monitored and enforced by the Lending Standards Board and is licensed by the Office of Fair Trading for the provision of credit products and related services.

*. The online survey was carried out on behalf of American Express by OnePoll Research, of 2,000 parents with children under 18 years old that are going on holiday over the Easter break. It was conducted between 6 and 8 March 2013. Card Rewards refer to American Express Membership Rewards points. **. The online survey was carried out on behalf of American Express by OnePoll Research, of 500 parents with children aged 25-55 who holiday at least once a year. It was conducted on 15 October 2012.

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