We’re big fans of shopping small. While there’s nothing inherently wrong with supporting major corporations, it’s a lot more fun to support your friends, neighbors and local merchants. In the spirit of local commerce, American Express annual “Shop Small” promotion begins today, and there’s never been a better weekend of the year to buy a couple lattes.

The Deal

In the UK only, You’ll get £5 off any £10+ spending at Small Businesses, beginning today December 2nd thru December 17th. One credit per shop, per card. So yes, you could theoretically save £100’s throughout the weeks, getting £5 off anything that’s on the Shop Small map. You’d probably like to see the map now…

But First

You must register your card for the shop small promotion before spending away. You can register your cards here, or simply login to your Amex account, click “my offers” and then the “Shop Small” offer. Be sure to register each card you plan to use.

Shop Small Map

Here’s the map for Amex Shop Small UK. There are countless stores all throughout the country, which qualify for the promotion. This is a wonderful way to build community while saving money, perhaps even discovering a great new spot. Enjoy your savings!