About American Express
American Express currently has over 109 million cards running on its network these include consumer, small business and corporate cards issued by American Express themselves and cards issued by its Global Service Network partners that run on its network (such as Commonwealth Bank, Westpac and NAB in Australia and Lloyds Bank and Barclays Bank in the UK). American Express accounts for approximately 24% of the total dollar volume of credit card transactions in the US.
The American Express Membership Rewards Programme allows Card Members to earn points on purchases and redeem them for rewards and experiences including travel, shopping, dining, and entertainment. Cashback schemes are typically limited to an introductory period, or require a minimum annual or monthly spend in order to qualify.