Annual Card Fee
A Before retirement you have to be in possession of an Amex Card where the membership fee is funded by Amex.
B. On retirement you have to retain this specific card.
C. You have to retire directly from Amex, ie no break in employment.
D. You do not change the card product, ie green to gold or vice versa, after retirement.
If these criteria are met the membership fee is automatically refunded by Amex on retirement and then automatically every year. You do not have to claim the refund. You cannot get it back dated.
Newsletters, which are produced quarterly, are delivered by post only to those Retirees who retired prior to June 2010. An electronic Newsletter is also available, each intervening month. Sign up for this on the Home Page.
Retiree Club Events
All events are advertised together with the appropriate location and any costs involved, in the various Newsletters and on this website. You may also bring along guests to any event unless specifically advised otherwise.
Discounts are provided by Kanoo Travel and are available when using some travel companies. There is no credit card surcharge. Please call 0800 458 3412 to check for full details.
Travellers Cheques and Currency
Arrange commission free transactions through local UK Kanoo Offices (see list below)
Fred Olsen Cruises
We have teamed up with Fred Olsen Cruise Lines to offer a 10% discount on all cruise prices. When booking quote "Amex10" as the promotional code. Follow this link to find out more.
IAM Roadsmart Assessment
We have teamed up with IAM RoadSmart to offer these courses at the reduced price of £35 per person. When booking quote "Amex35" as the promotional code. Follow this link to find out more.
Rugby Division is an international leisurewear company based in France and which has made a name over the years at creating high quality sports inspired garments featuring innovative designs. It offers a comprehensive range of urban Men, Ladies and Kids clothing.
Since 2015, the Company has been advised by our former American Express colleague and fellow Retiree Pascal Guignard
In order to celebrate the launch of their new international website and eShop, Rugby Division is pleased to offer all members of the American Express Retirees Club a 10% discount on all orders (except on merchandise featured in the outlet section). Please quote code “events2017” when checking-out. The code will be valid until further notice.
Kanoo Foreign Exchange will cash your Retiree Dividend Cheques without the need to visit an office. Go to the Forms Page to download the appropriate form. All the instructions you need are within the form.
Group Medical Aid B30+
If you leave American Express, your membership will cease immediately. However, as a member of a corporate policy you are entitled to benefit from continued medical cover if you choose to enrol on one of Aviva’s individual plans. Terms and conditions will apply, and the terms of the individual plan may differ from those of the American Express scheme. Should you wish to consider this option you should contact the Aviva sales advice line on 0800 142 142 quoting American Express and policy number - 961BCF to discuss your options. To qualify for continued benefit without affecting your underwriting you need to apply within 45 days from the date your membership under the scheme ceases.
|Current American Express Travel and Foreign Exchange Offices in UK (Jan 2017)|
|Birmingham||34 Union Street Birmingham B2 4SR||0121 644 5555|
|Bristol||35 Queens Road, Clifton BS8 1QE||0117 906 5101|
|Edinburgh||44 Princes St, Edinburgh, EH22BY||0131 718 2505|
|Guildford||38 - 40 High Street Guildford GU1 3EL||01483 551605|
|Leicester||1 Horsefair Street, Leicester, LE1 5BP||0116 242 1801|
|London Oxford Street||53 Oxford Street, London, W1D 2EG||0207 484 9675|
For all Retiree Travel needs
|3 St Mary's Gate, Manchester, M1 1PX||0800 458 3412
0161 833 7303
|Nottingham||2 Victoria Street, Nottingham NG1 2EX||01159 247705|
|Sheffield||20 Charles Street, Sheffield S1 1GW||0114 263 9305|
|Southampton||99 Above Bar, Southampton SO14 7FG||02380 716805|
|Current Foreign Exchange Offices ONLY in UK (Feb 2016)|
|Bluewater||Bluewater Shopping Centre, Unit LO5AB, Greenhithe, DA9 9SJ||01322 352780|
|Bournemouth||95A Old Christchurch Road Bournemouth BH1 1EH||01202 780752|
|Coventry||5 Cathedral Lanes Shopping Centre Coventry CV1 1LL||0247 622 5511|
|Croydon||1 Crown Hill Croydon CR0 1RY||020 8256 0810|
|Derby||Unit SU158 Westfield Shopping Centre Derby DE1 2PG||01322 342941|
|Lakeside||Unit 347 Lakeside Shopping Centre, West Thurrock, Grays, RM20 2ZH||01708 890626|
|Milton Keynes||670 Silbury Boulevard Milton Keynes MK9 3AE||01908 608877|