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Old Jan 1, 12, 1:32 pm
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jimthehorsegod
 
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Originally Posted by Keefy-boy View Post
I have the ordinary PCR Visa but discovered that whilst 1 spent (non IHG spend) earns one PC reward point. A 1 spend on my American Express card earns one Amex Reward Point which is then transferable to PCR points for 1.5 points, a 50% uplift. Bonkers.
Not really - Amex cards will always earn much higher rates of reward because the transactions are charged to merchants at a much higher rate. You'll find this to be true consistently across all reward-earning cards.
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