40% Cashback (max cashback £50) on Dropbox via American Express (Account Specific)
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40% Cashback (max cashback £50) on Dropbox via American Express (Account Specific)

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Expires on 28/11/2020Posted 28th MayEdited by:"thelondontrader"
If you have this offer on your card and you use Dropbox, get it. 40% cashback (maximum 50 pounds).
Valid until 28/11/2020

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david4928/05/2020 22:00

American Express... accepted at about half of the places you actually want …American Express... accepted at about half of the places you actually want to use your credit card!


Not sure if that’s true anymore.
david4928/05/2020 22:00

American Express... accepted at about half of the places you actually want …American Express... accepted at about half of the places you actually want to use your credit card!


The 90s called. They want their joke back. They'll accept a fax, at a push.
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American Express... accepted at about half of the places you actually want to use your credit card!
Edited by: "david49" 28th May
david4928/05/2020 22:00

American Express... accepted at about half of the places you actually want …American Express... accepted at about half of the places you actually want to use your credit card!


Not sure if that’s true anymore.
dropbox... that takes me back
david4928/05/2020 22:00

American Express... accepted at about half of the places you actually want …American Express... accepted at about half of the places you actually want to use your credit card!


The 90s called. They want their joke back. They'll accept a fax, at a push.
old_mikefield28/05/2020 22:19

The 90s called. They want their joke back. They'll accept a fax, at a push.


Aaaaargh! I renewed my Dropbox a week ago! Noooooo!
david4928/05/2020 22:00

American Express... accepted at about half of the places you actually want …American Express... accepted at about half of the places you actually want to use your credit card!


Very true. If you shop exclusively at b and q, any supermarket, mcolls newsagents and any petrol station.

It actually took me a long time to think of places that don't accept amex.
Does anyone actually use Dropbox anymore? After their data breach, and cheaper better alternatives, I imagine this is an attempt to keep afloat.
pdrydenuk28/05/2020 22:02

Not sure if that’s true anymore.


Maybe a bit tongue-in-cheek with ‘half’ but a lot of places still don’t accept AE. I know this because up until very recently I worked for a big corporation that gave us an Amex card for our expenses - and trust me there were loads of places I couldn’t use it including a lot of restaurants. Go do it though as there is nothing more enjoyable than entering a restaurant with friends and the first thing you have to ask, before you ask for a table, is “do you take American Express”?
david4928/05/2020 22:37

Maybe a bit tongue-in-cheek with ‘half’ but a lot of places still don’t acc …Maybe a bit tongue-in-cheek with ‘half’ but a lot of places still don’t accept AE. I know this because up until very recently I worked for a big corporation that gave us an Amex card for our expenses - and trust me there were loads of places I couldn’t use it including a lot of restaurants. Go do it though as there is nothing more enjoyable than entering a restaurant with friends and the first thing you have to ask, before you ask for a table, is “do you take American Express”?


Local fish and chip shop and off licenses aren't restaurants and bars you know?

Had AMEX for 18mths and can only think of a handful of places that haven't accepted it. Even a few of those that once didn't now do. AMEX have pushed heavily in the last 6mths to partner with smaller businesses offering considerable concessions.
JontyMick28/05/2020 22:44

Local fish and chip shop and off licenses aren't restaurants and bars you …Local fish and chip shop and off licenses aren't restaurants and bars you know?Had AMEX for 18mths and can only think of a handful of places that haven't accepted it. Even a few of those that once didn't now do. AMEX have pushed heavily in the last 6mths to partner with smaller businesses offering considerable concessions.


Exactly. Both my local Indian and Chinese take it no probs. Amex acceptance simply isn't an issue the majority of the time, heck, even b&q take it, sort of - if you order online and use PayPal!
pdrydenuk28/05/2020 22:02

Not sure if that’s true anymore.


Maybe not half but at least a quarter don't take it. Especially smaller businesses and budget retailers. Home Bargains for example.

Amex Rewards are the best, so my recommendation is always to carry an Amex and a Visa/MasterCard around. That way when Amex with better rewards fails, you have a backup.
Why use Dropbox when Google is free?
koksy28/05/2020 22:58

Why use Dropbox when Google is free?


Google free only up to 15GB.
jamie1528/05/2020 22:59

Google free only up to 15GB.


13gb more than Dropbox then?
koksy28/05/2020 23:00

13gb more than Dropbox then?


So? What if people require more than 15GB? What if people simply don't trust Google with their data or would choose anyone else?
Quite a few low margin retailers don't take AMEX. Heron Foods, B&M, Home Bargains, Vets for Pets, FoodHub, Ryanair.
I suspect this is partly driven by the fact that these retailers not only cant justify the higher card fees but also see AMEX shoppers as too upmarket for their brands, when the reality is rather that both these brands and AMEX offer excellent value. Makes me mourn the loss of Tandem a little bit.Lower rewards but available literally everywhere that take card payments.
koksy28/05/2020 22:58

Why use Dropbox when Google is free?


For personal use only. And your emails (messages and attachments), full resolution photos and videos all count towards it so won't have much left after using it a while. I know you can have multiple emails, etc. but that's a lot of hassle.

After many years of using online storage, including the one that gave me a Terabyte for free, I still find Dropbox easy to use.
spongebob191328/05/2020 22:36

Does anyone actually use Dropbox anymore? After their data breach, and …Does anyone actually use Dropbox anymore? After their data breach, and cheaper better alternatives, I imagine this is an attempt to keep afloat.


Yes, many that I know of. And no service is 100% safe especially when combined with weak passwords!
david4928/05/2020 22:37

Maybe a bit tongue-in-cheek with ‘half’ but a lot of places still don’t acc …Maybe a bit tongue-in-cheek with ‘half’ but a lot of places still don’t accept AE. I know this because up until very recently I worked for a big corporation that gave us an Amex card for our expenses - and trust me there were loads of places I couldn’t use it including a lot of restaurants. Go do it though as there is nothing more enjoyable than entering a restaurant with friends and the first thing you have to ask, before you ask for a table, is “do you take American Express”?


You might have had more issues as it was a Business card. All business credit cards (whether it's visa, MasterCard, etc) have much higher processing fees.

So maybe it might be some retailers who would have accepted consumer Amex wouldn't accept business, as the fees are even higher.

Mind you, annoyingly it doesn't work site contactless as a range of places, you have to put the card in the machine. Which is weird. (E.g. ASDA).
Skyhiigh29/05/2020 08:58

You might have had more issues as it was a Business card. All business …You might have had more issues as it was a Business card. All business credit cards (whether it's visa, MasterCard, etc) have much higher processing fees.So maybe it might be some retailers who would have accepted consumer Amex wouldn't accept business, as the fees are even higher.Mind you, annoyingly it doesn't work site contactless as a range of places, you have to put the card in the machine. Which is weird. (E.g. ASDA).



Link to Google/Apple pay and use your phone. Tends to work.
sparkeeh28/05/2020 23:06

Quite a few low margin retailers don't take AMEX. Heron Foods, B&M, Home …Quite a few low margin retailers don't take AMEX. Heron Foods, B&M, Home Bargains, Vets for Pets, FoodHub, Ryanair. I suspect this is partly driven by the fact that these retailers not only cant justify the higher card fees but also see AMEX shoppers as too upmarket for their brands, when the reality is rather that both these brands and AMEX offer excellent value. Makes me mourn the loss of Tandem a little bit.Lower rewards but available literally everywhere that take card payments.


Every retail business, especially grocery, is low margin. Chances are that corner shops have a higher margin. Even Lidl accepts Amex now.
david4928/05/2020 22:37

Maybe a bit tongue-in-cheek with ‘half’ but a lot of places still don’t acc …Maybe a bit tongue-in-cheek with ‘half’ but a lot of places still don’t accept AE. I know this because up until very recently I worked for a big corporation that gave us an Amex card for our expenses - and trust me there were loads of places I couldn’t use it including a lot of restaurants. Go do it though as there is nothing more enjoyable than entering a restaurant with friends and the first thing you have to ask, before you ask for a table, is “do you take American Express”?


Did you use this situation to your advantage? Use a cashback/points based Visa/MasterCard and expense it.
old_mikefield28/05/2020 22:50

Exactly. Both my local Indian and Chinese take it no probs. Amex …Exactly. Both my local Indian and Chinese take it no probs. Amex acceptance simply isn't an issue the majority of the time, heck, even b&q take it, sort of - if you order online and use PayPal!


You can go into a supermarket and buy B&Q gift cards with Amex. That’s what the obsessive points collectors do!
jamie1528/05/2020 22:58

Maybe not half but at least a quarter don't take it. Especially smaller …Maybe not half but at least a quarter don't take it. Especially smaller businesses and budget retailers. Home Bargains for example.Amex Rewards are the best, so my recommendation is always to carry an Amex and a Visa/MasterCard around. That way when Amex with better rewards fails, you have a backup.


Buy a gift card and use it in the shop or restaurant.
steveieboy129/05/2020 10:56

Buy a gift card and use it in the shop or restaurant.


You lose all the buyer protection plus not all places offer gift cards.
jamie1529/05/2020 13:36

You lose all the buyer protection plus not all places offer gift cards.


All my large purchases the retailer has taken Amex so I haven’t had that problem. If you pay £100+ on a card I thought it makes them liable on full amount but not sure. Top up/buy prepaid type cards for non gift cards shops.
steveieboy129/05/2020 13:48

All my large purchases the retailer has taken Amex so I haven’t had that p …All my large purchases the retailer has taken Amex so I haven’t had that problem. If you pay £100+ on a card I thought it makes them liable on full amount but not sure. Top up/buy prepaid type cards for non gift cards shops.


Gift cards offer no protection even on a £100+ spend. Prepaid cards charge fees. Neither are ideal solutions. Amex isn't accepted everywhere, it is first choice for me but you need a backup for maximum convenience and protection.
jamie1529/05/2020 13:56

Gift cards offer no protection even on a £100+ spend. Prepaid cards charge …Gift cards offer no protection even on a £100+ spend. Prepaid cards charge fees. Neither are ideal solutions. Amex isn't accepted everywhere, it is first choice for me but you need a backup for maximum convenience and protection.


I mean pay majority with a gift card then £100 on a credit card. Prepaids do charge fees but there are ways round this or use a top up type card using Amex to load it. I can’t say I’ve had a problem with Amex acceptance but indeed I do have a non Amex points card.
steveieboy129/05/2020 10:48

You can go into a supermarket and buy B&Q gift cards with Amex. That’s w …You can go into a supermarket and buy B&Q gift cards with Amex. That’s what the obsessive points collectors do!


Yup, that's a good shout.
JontyMick28/05/2020 22:44

Local fish and chip shop and off licenses aren't restaurants and bars you …Local fish and chip shop and off licenses aren't restaurants and bars you know?Had AMEX for 18mths and can only think of a handful of places that haven't accepted it. Even a few of those that once didn't now do. AMEX have pushed heavily in the last 6mths to partner with smaller businesses offering considerable concessions.


Quite an assumption you are making about my dining habits there! For the record it wasn’t the chip shop or the off license - it was the kebab shop on the corner and the burger van in the lay-by on the A43! As I say, not accepted many places!

Seriously though, myself and the 400+ sales people we employed complained like crazy about the acceptance of our Amex cards. We had the green cards but it was a general statement of not accepting Amex. It wasn’t everywhere but really frustrating when it happened - you soon get into the patter of asking the restaurants when you make the reservations.
Amex is still not accepted at many places, regardless of the hordes here rushing to defend them.
Everyone I know that owns an Amex card also carries a second card be it a visa or mastercard.
Uranus30/05/2020 12:25

Amex is still not accepted at many places, regardless of the hordes here …Amex is still not accepted at many places, regardless of the hordes here rushing to defend them.Everyone I know that owns an Amex card also carries a second card be it a visa or mastercard.


So true and such a pain. I had to pick up work-doo bills on many occasions as my company Amex (or any Amex) was not accepted. Amex’s business model was based on businesses (and people who thought it was some kind of status to have an Amex) receiving a rebate on spend but Amex just passed this onto the retailers - hence why so many places don’t take it. The model might have changed now but there are still loads of places that say “No”
david4928/05/2020 22:00

American Express... accepted at about half of the places you actually want …American Express... accepted at about half of the places you actually want to use your credit card!



Irrelevant comment re the promo in question isn't it?
It may not be accepted in some places but your VISA will not give you 40% off Dropbox right now as well.
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