Enjoy 7,500 bonus Velocity Points when you apply, are approved by 31 December 2013 and spend $300 on your Card within the first 3 months1
Apply today to start your next escape.
Earn 2 Velocity Points for every $1 spent on purchases with Virgin Australia and 1 Point for every $1 spent everywhere else2
Supplementary Cards6 with no annual Card fee
You have access to Supplementary Credit Cards at no extra cost. What's more, Velocity Points earned on each Supplementary Card will be credited to your Velocity Account, so you can earn Points faster6.
Purchase protection covers eligible items you have purchased with your American Express Velocity Escape Card. If they're stolen or damaged within 90 days of the purchase date, they'll either be repaired or refunded3.
If you try to return an unused eligible item that you purchased with your American Express Velocity Escape Card within 90 days of the date of purchase on your Card and the establishment refuses to take it back, we'll refund the purchase price3.
Online fraud protection guarantee
Shop online with confidence, because with our Online Fraud Protection Guarantee, you won't be held responsible for any unauthorised charges made without your knowledge while shopping on the internet4.
Emergency Card replacement
Nothing can replace your American Express Velocity Escape Card – except another American Express Velocity Escape Card.
So if your Card is ever stolen, lost or damaged, report it immediately so we can replace it. Once you've notified us, you won't be liable for any unauthorised charges7, and we'll organise for a replacement Card to be delivered virtually anywhere in the world.
American Express Online Services
American Express Travel Services
With over 2,200 Travel and Foreign Exchange Services locations in more than 140 countries, you have our personal commitment that travel assistance is just around the corner – no matter where in the world you are8.
$0 annual Card fee - so you can put more of your money towards your next escape
$0 annual Card fee per Supplementary Card6 so you can earn more points
7,500 bonus Velocity Points – as an introductory offer1
20.74% p.a. interest rate9
Eligibility and Approval Criteria
To apply online for the American Express Velocity Escape Card you'll need:
• Your income details
• Your address, if you've lived there less than five years we'll also need your previous address
• Your driver's licence number (if you have one)
• Your Velocity membership number if you are already a Velocity member
• You are over 18 years of age
• You have a good credit history
• You are a permanent resident or citizen of Australia or hold a current Business Long Stay Visa (Subclass 457)
• You earn a personal gross (pre-tax) annual income of $40,000 or more
• If self-employed, you have been trading for at least 18 months, or 12 months if you hold an existing American Express issued Card
Terms and conditions
To earn and redeem Velocity Points, you must be a Velocity member. Velocity membership and Points earn and redemption is subject to the Member Terms and Conditions as amended from time to time.
Cards are offered, issued and administered by American Express Australia Limited. Credit provided by American Express Australia Limited (ABN 92 1088 952 085). Australian Credit Licence No. 291313. ®Registered Trademark of American Express Company. Applicants must be 18 years of age or over, reside in Australia and earn a minimum income of $40,000 per annum to apply for the American Express Velocity Escape Card. American Express income and credit approval criteria apply. Subject to Terms and Conditions. Interest rates, fees and charges apply. All interest rates are quoted as an Annual Percentage Rate. All information, including fee, charges and interest rates, is correct as at 10 April 2013 and are subject to change.
American Express Australia Limited (ABN 92 108 952 085). Australian Credit Licence No. 291313.
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