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American Express Shop Small Returns in November

Registration for the November American Express Shop Small promotion has now opened. Running through November,  American Express will pay you back $10 when you spend $20 or more at participating small businesses.

In this round of Shop Small you can get the cashback 5 times per account. This will allow up to $50 in credits per account. This comares to last year, when there was a limit of 10 transactions.

For American Express issued cards, you should find the promotion under Your Offers in your account. If you have a bank issues card, then you can register through the shop small website.

What is Shop Small?

Shop Small is a cashback program that American Express have runs from time to time. It is designed to encourage cardmembers to shop at participating small businesses. It does this by offering a cashback when spending at a nominated merchant. As mentioned, under the current offer, when you spend $20 or more at an eligible business, American Express will refund you $10 of that spend. This is paid directly into your American Express account as a statement credit.

Eligible Cards

It is worthwhile noting that the promotion is applicable to a wide variety of American Express cards. This includes bank issued cards, not just the American Express issued cards.

For an American Express issued card, you will be able to register for the promotion by saving it to your card (either through an email, or on your online account offers)

For holders of bank issued card, you can register at This includes cards issued by Amex cards issued by Commonwealth Bank, NAB or Westpac

Registration opens on 31 October, (next Tuesday)  and runs through November. Note that registration is limited to the first 100,000 cards that apply.


American Express have produced a map of participating businesses. By shopping at one of these businesses during November, a $10 statement credit will be available to you.Note that you can only get the rebate once per business.

The range of  businesses available in the promotion is quite broad, so hopefully you will be able to find a business or three to spend a few dollars at.




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While work takes him between Perth and Melbourne, he is always plotting his next adventure.