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American Express Business Explorer Credit Card

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Apply by 30 June 2021

American Express Business Explorer Credit Card

Highlights

  • Receive 100,000 bonus Membership Rewards points when you apply by 30 June 2021, are approved and spend $3,000 on your card within the first 3 months. New American Express Card Members only.
  • Enjoy a low interest rate of 3.99% p.a. on new purchases for the first 6 months of Card Membership (reverts to 19.99% p.a. thereafter).
  • Get up to two entries per year to the American Express Lounge.
American Express Explorer Credit Card

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American Express Explorer Credit Card

Highlights

  • Receive 50,000 Bonus Membership Rewards Points when you apply online, are approved and spend $3,000 on your new Card within the first 3 months. T&Cs apply. New Card Members only.
  • Receive a $400 Travel Credit each year towards any flights, hotels and car hire when you book online with this card.
  • Earn 2 Membership Rewards points per $1 spent on purchases except government bodies in Australia where you will earn 1 point per $1 spent (uncapped).

Pros

  • The 50,000 bonus Membership Rewards Points when approved and reach spend requirement within the first 3 months.
  • $400 travel credit every year.
  • Get 2 complimentary airport lounge passes per year.

Cons

  • The $395 p.a. annual fee.
American Express Platinum Edge Credit Card

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American Express Platinum Edge Credit Card

Highlights

  • Enjoy $200 to spend on travel each year that can be used on eligible flights, hotels, car hire or experiences when booked through American Express Travel.
  • Earn 3 Membership Rewards points per $1 spent at major supermarkets and petrol stations.
  • Range of travel insurances: overseas medical emergency expenses, travel cancellation cover, and more.

Pros

  • The $200 travel credit per year.
  • Earn up to 3 points per $1 spent (uncapped).
  • Smartphone Screen Insurance Cover for smartphone screen repairs up to $500.

Cons

  • The standard purchase rate of 20.74%
American Express Qantas Premium Credit Card

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American Express Qantas Premium Credit Card

Highlights

  • Receive 30,000 bonus Qantas Points when you apply online, are approved and spend $3,000 in 3 months. New Card Members only.
  • Relax with 2 complimentary Qantas Club invitations every year (conditions apply).
  • Complimentary domestic and international travel insurance.

Pros

  • 30,000 bonus Qantas Points.
  • Get up to 4 additional card members at no extra cost.
  • Comes with complimentary purchase and travel insurance.

Cons

  • The annual fee of $249.
American Express Qantas Ultimate Credit Card

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Apply by 15 June 2021

American Express Qantas Ultimate Credit Card

Highlights

  • Receive 120,000 bonus Qantas Points plus 120 Status Credits when you apply by 15 June 2021, are approved, and meet the minimum spend criteria of $3,000 in the first 3 months. T&Cs apply. Available to new Card Members only.
  • Earn 1.25 Qantas Points for every $1 spent on card purchases, except spend at government bodies in Australia where you will earn 0.5 Qantas Points per $1 spent.
  • Save the offer to your eligible Card and get 3 extra Qantas Points per $1 spent, in-store or online at participating Shop Small businesses by 31/03/2022, up to a maximum of 40,000 extra Points. Exclusions apply.

Pros

  • The 120,000 bonus Qantas Points and 120 Status Credits.
  • 2 complimentary Qantas Club lounge invitations each year.
  • $450 Qantas Travel Credit each year (conditions apply).

Cons

  • The annual fee of $450.
American Express Velocity Escape Card

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American Express Velocity Escape Card

Highlights

  • Velocity Points earned on your card are transferred directly to your Velocity account each month and can be redeemed for a range of rewards including flights, accommodation, car hire, gift cards and much more.
  • Earn 0.75 Velocity Points per $1 spent, except government bodies in Australia where you will earn 0.5 Velocity Points per $1 spent.
  • Start earning more Velocity Points with up to 4 Additional Cards for family members or friends for no extra fee.
American Express Velocity Platinum Credit Card

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American Express Velocity Platinum Credit Card

Highlights

  • Receive 50,000 bonus Velocity Points when you apply online are approved and spend $3,000 on your new Card within the first 3 months. Offer available to new Card Members only.
  • Complimentary Virgin Australia return Economy domestic flight between selected cities each year after your first Card spend each anniversary year.
  • Enjoy 2 complimentary Virgin Australia lounge passes each anniversary year at selected domestic airports.
American Express Business Card

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American Express Business Card

Highlights

  • Earn 1.5 Membership Rewards points for each dollar spent.
  • No pre-set spending limit means more flexibility.
  • Extend your cash flow up to 51 days.
American Express Corporate Card

American Express Corporate Card

Highlights

  • Earn unlimited Membership Rewards points and access tools and support to maximise business efficiency.
  • Earn up to 1.5 Membership Rewards points per $1 spent from all Card Members (uncapped).
  • Enjoy peace of mind with the complimentary insurances and support on this card.
American Express Corporate Gold Card

American Express Corporate Gold Card

Highlights

  • Earn 1.5 Membership Rewards points per $1 spent from all Card Members (uncapped).
  • Flexibility to transfer Membership Rewards points to 9 Airline Partners and 2 Hotel Partners.
  • Enjoy peace of mind with the complimentary insurances and support on this card.
American Express Corporate Platinum Card

American Express Corporate Platinum Card

Highlights

  • Receive 150,000 Membership Rewards Bonus Points (terms and conditions apply).
  • Enjoy good points earning rate from all card members (uncapped).
  • Enjoy peace of mind with the complimentary insurances on this card.
American Express Gold Business Card

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Apply by 30 June 2021

American Express Gold Business Card

Highlights

  • Receive 100,000 bonus Membership Rewards points when you apply by 30 June 2021, are approved and spend $1,000 on your card within the first 2 months. New American Express Card Members only.
  • Earn up to 1.5 Membership Rewards point for every $1 spent.
  • No pre-set spending limit means more flexibility.
American Express Platinum Business Card

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Apply by 30 June 2021

American Express Platinum Business Card

Highlights

  • Receive 250,000 bonus Membership Rewards points when you apply by 30 June 2021, are approved and spend $8,000 on your card within the first 3 months. New American Express Card Members only.
  • Earn up to 2.25 pts per $1 spent.
  • Higher earn rate of 1 pt per $1 spent on ATO payments.
American Express Platinum Card

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Offer extended

American Express Platinum Card

Highlights

  • Get 150,000 Bonus Membership Rewards Points when you apply online, are approved and spend $3,000 on your new Card within the first 3 months. Plus, an additional 50,000 Bonus Membership Rewards Points in Year 2 upon fee renewal. T&Cs apply. New Card Members only.
  • Receive a $450 Platinum Travel Credit each year, which can be redeemed for flights, hotels or car hire.
  • Earn 2.25 Membership Rewards points per $1 spent on all purchases, except for spend with government bodies in Australia, where you will earn 1 point per dollar spent. Points earning is uncapped.

Pros

  • 150,000 Bonus Membership Rewards Points when you meet the criteria.
  • Receive a $450 Platinum Travel Credit each year.
  • Get airport lounge access.

Cons

  • The annual fee of $1,450.
American Express Qantas Business Rewards Card

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Apply by 30 June 2021

American Express Qantas Business Rewards Card

Highlights

  • Receive 150,000 bonus Qantas Points and a $450 Qantas Flight Voucher when you apply by 30 June 2021, are approved and spend $3,000 within 2 months from the account approval date. New American Express Card Members only.
  • Earn triple Qantas Points for your business when employees fly on eligible Qantas flights and pay using their American Express Qantas Business Rewards Card.
  • Earn 2 Qantas Points per $1 spent on Qantas products and services.
American Express Qantas Corporate Card

American Express Qantas Corporate Card

Highlights

  • Manage expenses seamlessly and be rewarded with Qantas Points.
  • Earn unlimited good points earning rate from all card members that never expires.
  • Enjoy peace of mind with the complimentary insurances on this card.
American Express Qantas Corporate Gold Card

American Express Qantas Corporate Gold Card

Highlights

  • Earn 2 Membership Rewards points per $1 spent on eligible Qantas products and services, and 1.5 points per $1 spent on all other corporate spend.
  • Earn 1 point per $1 spent on ATO payments.
  • Complimentary Qantas Frequent Flyer membership, saving you $99.50.
American Express Qantas Corporate Platinum Card

American Express Qantas Corporate Platinum Card

Highlights

  • Receive 100,000 Membership Rewards Bonus Points (terms and conditions apply).
  • Enjoy many complimentary along with this card.
  • Earn unlimited points with no expiry.
Qantas American Express Discovery Credit Card

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Qantas American Express Discovery Credit Card

Highlights

  • Earn 0.75 Qantas Point for every $1 spent on Card purchases, except spend at government bodies in Australia where you will earn 0.5 Qantas Points per $1 spent.
  • Earn 1 additional Qantas Point per $1 spent on eligible Qantas products and services.
  • Pay no annual card fee.

Pros

  • Ongoing $0 annual fee.
  • Complimentary purchase and refund protection.
  • Earn more Qantas Points by having up to 4 additional cards for family members or friends with no extra fee.

Cons

  • There is a 3% foreign transaction fee.
American Express Velocity Business Card

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Apply by 30 June 2021

American Express Velocity Business Card

Highlights

  • Receive 100,000 Bonus Velocity Points when you apply by 30 June 2021, are approved and meet the minimum spend criteria of $3,000 within 2 months. New American Express Card Members only.
  • Earn 2 points per $1 spent on Virgin Australia services and up to 1 point per $1 spent on other purchases.
  • Enjoy 2 complimentary single entry passes to the Virgin Australia Lounge at selected domestic airports every year.
American Express Cashback Credit Card

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New offer

American Express Cashback Credit Card

Highlights

  • Earn up to 6% cashback. That's 1% cashback per $1 dollar spend on purchases (excluding government bodies, which will earn a rate of 0.5% cashback per $1 spend) and 5% bonus cashback per $1 dollar spend on purchases for new Card Members within the first three months, up to $200 cashback.
  • Pay an affordable $10 monthly fee.
  • Enjoy Binge Basic subscription, valued at $10 per month.

Pros

  • Earn up to 6% cashback.
  • Take advantage of the 12-month complimentary access to the Centr fitness app (valued at $119.99).
  • Complimentary Smartphone Screen Insurance.

American Express money transfer

AMEX FX International Payments

AMEX FX International Payments

Highlights

  • Simple Online Enrollment.
  • 24-hour access to FX payment specialists, Monday to Friday.
  • Transfer to 110+ countries and 80+ currencies.
  • Receive Membership Rewards points, if enrolled (Terms and Conditions apply).

Q&As

What financial services do American Express offer in Australia?

You'll know American Express from their iconic Centurion embellished cards. The American financial behemoth operate a number of credit cards and charge cards for personal customers, small businesses, and larger corporate clients which earn points and benefits in the Membership Rewards program.

In addition, the company also operates Amex Travel for hotel and flight bookings. And there's also Amex branded travel insurance and a American Express FX payments to send money overseas.