Lidl GB Now Accepts American Express – and Cardmembers Can Celebrate by Getting £5 Back When They Spend £20



April 8, 2019

American Express Cardmembers can now make payments at supermarket Lidl, one of the UK’s fastest growing supermarkets1

To mark the launch, American Express Cardmembers can receive a £5 statement credit when they spend £20 or more at Lidl GB stores, simply by adding the offer to their Card from the Amex mobile app or website. The offer runs from 8 April to 17 May 20192.

Thelma De la Peña, Vice President, American Express Merchant Services UK, commented: “The number of places where American Express is accepted continues to grow, and we’re delighted that Cardmembers can now use their Card to pay at Lidl stores across England, Scotland and Wales.

“Welcoming Lidl onto the American Express network means that American Express Cards are now accepted at all major supermarkets in Great Britain and it represents another important step in ensuring our Cardmembers have the option to use their Card at the places they want to shop.”

A Lidl GB spokesperson commented: “At Lidl we’re committed to improving our customer experience. We’re therefore pleased to announce that we are now accepting American Express payments in our stores across Great Britain, giving our customers another quick and efficient way to pay for their shopping.”

According to Kantar Worldwide data for the 12 weeks to 24 March 2019

² Terms and Conditions

  • American Express Cardmembers can receive a £5 statement credit on a transaction of £20 or more at Lidl by 17th May 2019.
  • Valid once per Card for the first 50,000 Cardmembers to save.
  • Offer valid at UK locations only.
  • Available in participating store(s).
  • Only one credit per UK Card.
  • Offer only applies to spend made in Great British Pound (GBP) on the Card to which the offer is saved, including an American Express Card loaded into a mobile payment wallet.
  • Offer does not apply to spend on other Cards you might hold and is not valid for transactions made using Payment Aggregators.
  • An awarded credit may be reversed if qualifying transaction is refunded or cancelled.
  • Credit should appear on your billing statement within 5 days from qualifying spend but may take up to 90 days from 17th May 2019.
  • For full Offer Terms and more details about statement credits click here.
  • By saving the offer to your Card, you agree to the Offer Terms.

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