American Express credit cards

Apply for an American Express credit card, and you could be earning thousands of points towards free flights, upgrades, hotel stays, and so much more.

By   |   Verified by Kwok Zhong Li   |   Updated 23rd November 2022

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American Express CapitaCard Credit Card

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American Express CapitaCard Credit Card

Cashback

N/A

Cashback cap

N/A

Minimum spend

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Sign up bonus

N/A

Highlights

  • Receive up to 192,000 STAR$® (worth s$192 eCapitaVouchers) when you spend S$2,400 in the first 2 months of Card Membership at participating CapitaLand Malls merchants, for new American Express Card Members only. T&Cs apply. 
  • Earn up to 3% rebate (awarded in 6X STAR$®) on transactions of S$20 and above at participating CapitaLand Malls’ merchants.
  • Earn an additional 10X STAR$® (50 STAR$®) for every S$1 spent on your Card at participating dining and retail outlets across CapitaLand Malls.

Bank promo

  • Receive S$20 Dairy Farm Group Vouchers upon first spend when you apply through Myinfo.

Pros

  • Enjoy 3-hour complimentary parking per mall, per day across participating CapitaLand Malls when you spend S$1,200 in a calendar month.
  • Annual fee of S$171.20 wavied for the first year. 
  • Points are auto credited to your CAPITASTAR account as STAR$, vouchers are redeemed as CapitaVouchers

Cons

  • Min annual income of $30,000 for citizens/PRs or $60,000 for foreigners.
  • Principal card is free the 1st year but costs $171.20 per year after, supplementary card is free.
  • Earn 30 points per $1 spend from max $1,200 spend each month.
American Express True Cashback Credit Card

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American Express True Cashback Credit Card

Cashback

Up to 2.50% on any foreign currency spend

Cashback cap

N/A

Minimum spend

N/A

Sign up bonus

$150.00

Highlights

  • Receive S$120 CapitaVouchers when you spend S$500 in the first month of Card approval. For new to American Express applicants only.
  • No minimum spend and no earn cap.
  • Welcome bonus of 3% Cashback. Earn S$150 Cashback on your first S$5,000 spend within the first 6 months.

Finty Rewards

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  • $10 Finty Rewards to be redeemed within 3 months after applying through Finty

Pros

  • Receive S$120 CapitaVouchers when you spend S$500 in the first month of Card approval. For new to American Express applicants only.
  • No minimum spend and no earn cap.
  • Welcome bonus of 3% Cashback. Earn S$150 Cashback on your first S$5,000 spend within the first 6 months.

Cons

  • Minimum annual income of $30,000 for citizens/PRs or $45,000 for foreigners
  • Principal card is free the 1st year but costs $171.20 per year after, supplementary card is free

American Express Singapore Airlines Business Credit Card

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Apply by 31 December 2022

American Express Singapore Airlines Business Credit Card

Cashback

N/A

Cashback cap

N/A

Minimum spend

N/A

Sign up bonus

55,000 points

Highlights

  • Apply today and choose the welcome offer that best suits your business needs. Get 55,000 HighFlyer points when you spend $5,000 in the first 3 months and an annual fee of S$299 p.a. or Get 15,000 HighFlyer points when you spend $5,000 in the first 3 months and a S$0 annual fee on the first year. Terms and Conditions apply.
  • Earn up to 8.5 HighFlyer points per S$1 spent on eligible Singapore Airlines Group flights.
  • Earn 1.8 HighFlyer points per S$1 spent on all other eligible spend.

Pros

  • Earn generous welcome offers.
  • Enjoy Priority Pass membership with two complimentary visits per year for you and a guest.
  • Fast-track to KrisFlyer Elite Gold status with S$15,000 spent with the Singapore Airlines Group within the first 12 months.
  • Offers 51 interest-free days.
  • Flexible payment with Pay Small.

Cons

  • The annual fee is S$299 (inclusive of 7% GST) but will increase to S$301.79 (inclusive of 8% GST) on and after 1 January 2023.
American Express Platinum Credit Card

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American Express Platinum Credit Card

Cashback

N/A

Cashback cap

N/A

Minimum spend

N/A

Sign up bonus

N/A

Highlights

  • Receive a complimentary 2 Night Stay in Deluxe Room in Conrad Centennial (room only, breakfast not included) when you spend S$5,000 in the first 3 months of Card Membership.
  • Receive an additional S$100 in statement credits upon Annual Fee payment. You will also receive 6,250 Membership Rewards points from your base earn rate for the S$5,000 spent.
  • Enjoy Love Dining @ Restaurants privileges which offers up to 50% savings on food orders at a handpicked selection of popular restaurants.

Finty Rewards

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  • $10 Finty Rewards to be redeemed within 3 months after applying through Finty

Pros

  • Receive a complimentary 2-night stay at  Conrad Centennial Singapore (worth up to S$600) when you spend S$5,000 in the first 3 months of Card Membership.
  • Receive an additional S$100 in statement credits upon Annual Fee payment. You will also receive 6,250 Membership Rewards points from your base earn rate for the S$5,000 spent.
  • Enjoy Love Dining @ Restaurants privileges which offers up to 50% savings on food orders at a handpicked selection of popular restaurants.

Cons

  • Minimum income requirement of S$80,000 p.a.
  • Annual fee is $321 for principal card but supplementary card is free

American Express Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Credit Card

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American Express Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Credit Card

Cashback

N/A

Cashback cap

N/A

Minimum spend

N/A

Sign up bonus

N/A

Highlights

  • Earn up to 3.1 KrisFlyer miles for every S$1 spent on your everyday spend.
  • Receive S$150 cashback for use on your next purchase on singaporeair.com when you spend S$12,000 on eligible purchases with your Card from 1 July 2022 to 30 June 2023.
  • KrisFlyer Ascend Upgrade Bonus of 12,000 KrisFlyer miles or S$150 Statement Credit upon meeting Card membership and spending criteria.
  • First-year fee waiver and hassle-free conversion with no transfer fee.

Finty Rewards

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  • $10 Finty Rewards to be redeemed within 3 months after applying through Finty

Bank promo

  • Receive up to 22,200 KrisFlyer miles - enough to redeem an Economy Class return trip to Bali on Singapore Airlines. For new American Express Card Members only. Valid until 31 January 2023. T&Cs apply

Pros

  • First Year Fee Waiver
  • Earn 3.1 miles per $1 spend on Grab rides, up to $200 each month
  • All other purchases earn you 1.1 miles per $1 spend
  • All miles are auto credited to your KrisFlyer account, sparing you the hassle.

Cons

  • Min annual income of $30,000 for citizens/PRs or $45,000 for foreigners
  • Annual fee waived the 1st year, but $176.55 for principal card and $53.50 for supplementary card after
  • Free travel insurance only when your air ticket is charged to your card

American Express Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Ascend Credit Card

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American Express Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Ascend Credit Card

Cashback

N/A

Cashback cap

N/A

Minimum spend

N/A

Sign up bonus

5,000 points

Highlights

  • Complimentary night stay each year at participating Hilton Properties in Asia Pacific.
  • Four complimentary lounge access passes to any participating SATS Premier and Plaza Premium Lounge each year.
  • Enjoy an accelerated upgrade to KrisFlyer Elite Gold membership tier with min. spend of S$15,000 on SIA within 12 months of Card approval.

Finty Rewards

More info
  • No Finty rewards at the moment

Bank promo

  • Receive up to 33,600 KrisFlyer miles - enough to redeem an Economy Class return trip to Bangkok on Singapore Airlines. Valid until 31 January 2023. T&Cs apply.

Pros

  • All KrisFlyer miles earned with your Card are conveniently credited directly into your KrisFlyer account.
  • Earn 2 KrisFlyer miles for every S$1 spent on singaporeair.com, SingaporeAir mobile app and KrisShop.
  • Stay connected with Wi-Fi Routers from Changi Recommends.

Cons

  • Min annual income of $50,000 for citizens/PRs or $60,000 for foreigners
  • Annual fee is $337.50 for principal card, supplementary card is waived the 1st year, but $80.25 after
  • Free travel insurance only when your air ticket is charged to your card