The AMEX and foursquare partnership has been live in the UK since May, but I’ve already managed to claim a few of these credits from major chains, such as Nando’s, Pizza Express and Tesco.
More interestingly, I was visiting our local garden centre (starting to get some Xmas goodies) and noticed the scheme had expended there too. It seems they are extending their “shop small” initiative into the UK.
This kind of offer really takes the partnership into Groupon territory, but IMHO is far better. I don’t have to present any kind of voucher, that might make me look like a cheapskate; instead I simply “load” the offer onto my AMEX and it gets credited onto my account.