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New Card members get 80,000 Membership Rewards Bonus Points3
That’s enough for $800 in travel agency Gift Cards5 or 80,000 Qantas points6.

Life is a journey – travel Platinum

  • Platinum Travel Service
    Let our team of travel experts arrange your travel and pave your journey with delightful extras7. Stay in one of over 740 FINE HOTELS & RESORTS, and you'll receive exceptional privileges like spa credits, massages or a meal for two8.
  • Annual $200 travel credit
    Receive a $200 Platinum Travel Credit1 each year, which can be redeemed online for airfares, car hire or hotel bookings.
  • Airline Privileges Program and Platinum Fare Guarantee
    Enjoy great savings on First and Business Class fares when you fly with our airline partners. With the Airline Privileges Program9 you can save up to 33% compared to standard fares9, and if you happen to find the same airfare for less before 31 December 2014, we'll match it with the Platinum Fare Guarantee10.
  • Access to over 600 airport lounges
    You and one of your Supplementary Card members will enjoy entry to 600 airport lounges worldwide thanks to Priority PassTM membership2. What’s more, you can both take a guest with you. Plus, if you're flying Virgin Australia domestically, you and a friend can access the Virgin Australia Lounge at no extra cost11.
  • Complimentary Platinum Reserve Credit Card
    The companion Platinum Reserve Credit Card is available with Platinum Membership. You'll enjoy all the benefits of a credit card with the $395 annual Card fee waived for as long as you hold both Cards. The Card comes with a Virgin Australia economy return flight13 to selected destinations, or a night’s stay in one of our selected luxury hotels14 – at no extra cost, every year.
  • Hotel partners
    Enrol in the Le Club Accor Hotels15, Carlson Rezidor Hotels16, Starwood Hotels and Resorts17 and Intercontinental Hotel Group18 loyalty programs and you'll be elevated to the elite tiers. Look forward to warmer welcomes and special discounts.
  • Complimentary Accor Advantage-Plus membership
    Valued at $319 p.a., you'll receive a host of benefits, including discounts on accommodation and dining at participating Accor hotels, plus an annual complimentary night's stay at over 200 hotels in Australia and 450 throughout Asia-Pacific19.
  • Six Senses complimentary night
    Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas are found in some of the world’s most unique and beautiful places. The experience becomes even more rewarding for Platinum Card members. Book three nights and receive a complimentary fourth night – plus your choice of a signature dinner or 60-minute spa treatment for two. Breakfast for two is also included. This offer is valid for new reservations and stays until 30 June 2015, and blackout dates apply20.

Follow your nose and live in good taste

  • Taste from Platinum
    Wherever you find yourself, Taste from Platinum can recommend a range of fine dining options. A table is held at some of Australia’s top restaurants until 10am each day21, just for Platinum Card members.
  • Special treatment at Alain Ducasse’s restaurants
    Receive a complimentary signature aperitif and a seasonal amuse-bouche at any of Alain Ducasse’s 21 restaurants and country inns around the world.22 You can also expect the restaurant’s very-best table, a gift and a private kitchen tour.
  • My Wine Companion
    Taste some of the world’s finest wines under the expert guidance of a your very own wine concierge, thanks to complimentary membership into My Wine Companion. You’ll also enjoy members-only rates and three additional membership Rewards Bonus Points per $1 spent until 31 July 201423.

Enjoy magical experiences and be rewarded

  • 80,000 Membership Rewards Bonus Points
    New American Express Cardmembers3 get 80,000 Bonus Points when you apply by 31 July 2014, are approved and spend $500 on your Card in the first two months3.
  • Be rewarded wherever you go
    Get three points at thousands of restaurants across Australia, and two points on travel24. Points never expire25 and you can use them in countless ways:
    • Transfer to ten airline reward partner programs26
    • Use for hotels, airfares and everything in between7
    • Pay bills28 or eligible purchases on your online statement27
    • Treat yourself or someone else with a Gift Card from Australia’s leading retailers including David Jones, Westfield, Bunnings and Coles5.
    • Let the Rewards Concierge organise special or out of the ordinary requests28

Take a look at this table for earn rates and the points threshold.

Turn moments into memories

  • Platinum Concierge
    Let your very own Platinum Concierge help with restaurant suggestions, ideas for memorable experiences, the perfect gift, or amazing places to visit when you’re travelling. They’re ready to assist, 24/7.
  • Open doors to great events
    When we hear of an event you won’t want to miss, we’ll make sure you’re among the first to know29. We regularly reserve some of the best seats in the house and provide VIP experiences just for American Express Card members. Take a look at some of the exciting events that Card members attended recently.
  • American Express Invites Lounge
    Relax pre-show at Sydney’s Allphones Arena in the American Express Invites Lounge. Show your Platinum Card to gain express entry for you and up to five guests30.
  • Preferred Golf Club membership
    Complimentary annual membership to the Preferred Golf Club, valued at USD29631, gives you access to 85 of the world’s best golf courses and resorts, plus a round of golf for each consecutive two-night stay31.
  • Luxurious spa benefits
    Shake off the stress of everyday life with with our spa program. Pay with Platinum for a host of benefits, including discounts on treatments and valet parking.

Cover for you at home and abroad

  • Your travel insured4
    Pay for your flights in full with your Card or your points, and you, your partner and dependent children will receive worldwide Travel Insurance at no extra cost. This includes Overseas Medical Emergency Expenses Cover, Trip Cancellation Cover and up to $30,000 cover for lost or stolen baggage.
  • Your purchases protected4
    If an eligible item you’ve bought with Platinum less than 90 days ago is stolen or accidentally damaged, we’ll repair it or credit your Card with the purchase price. You’re also covered for the breakdown or defect of eligible products up to 12 months after the original Australian warranty has expired.
  • Roadside assistance32
    Should your car break down when you’re travelling locally, we’ll arrange and pay up to $200 for your car to be towed to the nearest garage, or for on-the-spot repairs.

Annual Card fee of $1,200