American Express®

Enjoy life a little differently

American Express® International Charge Cards are designed to suit your lifestyle, wherever you are in the world.

American Express® Charge cards

All charges are converted to and billed in the currency of your card account, giving you greater control and convenience if you frequently spend or hold funds in these currencies.


American Express® Platinum Card

For a world of unforgettable experiences - Platinum Concierge service, airport lounge access and hotel room upgrades.


American Express® Gold Card

Tailored to you - a card with benefits that suit your needs and enhance your global lifestyle.


American Express® Card

Earn rewards with British Airways, Harrods and more, with around the clock support.


American Express® Basic Card

Get the basics with this fee-free card available in sterling, euros or US dollars.

How to apply

You can apply online for an American Express® Charge Card.


Make your dreams, a plan

We’re ready to move, invest and preserve your wealth, so you can make the most of your world. Apply for a Barclays International Banking account today.

Barclays Bank PLC is a credit broker and not a lender with respect to American Express Charge Cards.  American Express will pay Barclays Bank PLC a flat-rate commission for each new International Currency Cards Account that is approved and opened in addition to a percentage commission based on Cardmember annual spend.

An alternative Card is available without any rewards, cash access, other features or an annual fee - the Basic Card.

American Express Services Europe Limited (AESEL) has its registered office at Belgrave House, 76 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 9AX, United Kingdom. It is registered in England and Wales with Company Number 1833139 and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Where American Express Services Europe Limited cards are issued in the UK but obtained within the European Economic Area, local rules may apply to the way that it conducts its business which can be enforced by that country's applicable regulatory authority.

AESEL is not authorised to issue Cards to residents of the US or Singapore or via banks located in Singapore.