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Compare a range of financial products and services available from American Express. Read our section reviews, find a product that's right for you and apply online.

American Express is a global financial services company best known for its extensive range of credit cards.

The company was founded in 1850. Its common stock trades as “AXP” on the New York Stock Exchange. In 2007, it was ranked as the fourteenth most valuable brand in the world by Business-Week and Interbrand, estimating its worth at over $20 billion.

In November 2008, American Express gained Federal Reserve System approval to convert to a bank holding company. American Express's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer is Kenneth Chenault, who took control in 2001.

Its headquarters are located in New York, but also has major offices throughout America, Australia and Canada, with its UK offices in Brighton.

American Express credit cards are used all over the world, but as well as credit cards, American Express also offers Charge Cards and Business and Travel services.

American Express offer a variety of Credit Cards with a range of rewards programs which include airmiles, reward points and nectar points together with highly competitive rates. American Express has always been famous for its cashback and reward programmes. Its Membership Rewards scheme was first launched in 1993, and in 2005 it went into partnership with Nectar, the UK’s leading reward scheme.
American Express business credit cards open a whole new way of managing your businesses petty cash, offering a simple effective solution to help make your business transactions easier to process.

You can decide who should be given a card and what it can be used for and you can monitor all transactions giving you a record of all employee spending, while offering your employees a more convenient method for spending on things like hotels, travel and any other business expenses.
American Express single trip travel insurance is perfect for short breaks around Europe and Worldwide destinations

With American Express Travel Insurance, you can purchase cover for couples and families to insure you while travelling for business and/or pleasure, with several levels of cover, including medical, baggage and cancellation while travelling in the UK & Europe, and Worldwide.
American Express annual travel insurance comes with three levels of cover, allowing you to choose a policy that suits your individual needs.

The essential annual insurance is perfect for you and your family if you plan to make several trips within Europe.

The Annual Select Travel Insurance is perfect for couples and families who wish to travel around Europe and Worldwide, with cover for 45 consecutive days, up to 183 days a year.

When you buy insurance with American Express you're covered 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, wherever you are in the world. With over 150 years of travel experience, American Express know how to assist you should you require it. Whether your luggage has been lost at the airport or you have an accident while on the slopes, Amex will help you get things back on track.