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1.1 American Express Gourmet Club 
- Maxim's Chinese Cuisine and m.a.x. concepts Terms & Conditions

 

  1. Offer is only applicable to Basic Cardmember of the American Express® Platinum Credit Card issued by American Express International Inc. (“American Express”) in Hong Kong but not valid for Supplementary Cardmember.
  2. Each Basic Cardmember can only enjoy the offer for one table on each occasion, with the number of diners being no less than 2 and no more than 12. Splitting of the table and/or bill is not allowed for the purpose of enjoying the offer benefit.
  3. Offer is applicable to a la carte food menu for dine-in dinner after 6pm only (not lunch), excluding all beverages, wines, tea charge, hotpot, pre-meal snacks charge, 10% service charge, festive products, set menus and discounted food items.
  4. Offer is not applicable to private room bookings, banquets and takeaways.
  5. Offer is valid from January 1 to December 31, 2014. For Maxim's Chinese Cuisine restaurants, the offer is not valid on January 1, 25-26, & 28-31, February 1-3 & 14, May 1, 3-4, & 10-11, June 8, & 14-15, July 1, September 6-9, October 1, December 13-14, 20-25, & 31, 2014. For m.a.x. concepts restaurants, the offer is not valid on January 1, February 3 & 14, May 1, & 10-11, June 14-15 & 30, July 1, September 30, October 1, December 22, 24-26, & 31, 2014.
  6. Children aged 6 years or above will be counted as 1 person for the purpose of this offer promotion.
  7. Offer cannot be used in conjunction with set menus, any other promotional offers, or whenever a discounted food item is ordered.
  8. American Express International, Inc. (“American Express”) is not the provider of the services or related goods, pursuant to this offer, and makes no representation or warranty in relation to the same. American Express will also not be liable to Cardmembers in relation to the services or related goods provided pursuant to this offer.
  9. American Express and Maxim's Caterers Limited reserve the right to change the terms and conditions at any time without prior notice.
  10. In case of any dispute, American Express and Maxim's Caterers Limited reserve the right of final decision.
  11. In the event of any inconsistency between the English and Chinese versions of these terms and conditions, the English version shall prevail.

1.2 American Express Gourmet Club
- Cafe Deco Group Terms and Conditions

 

  1. Offer is applicable to the American Express® Platinum Credit Card issued by American Express International Inc. (“American Express”) in Hong Kong but not valid for Supplementary Cardmember.
  2. Each Basic Cardmember can only enjoy the offer for one table on each occasion, with the number of diners being no less than 2 and no more than 12. Splitting of the table and/or bill is not allowed for the purpose of enjoying the offer benefit.
  3. Offer is applicable to a la carte food menu for dine-in dinner after 6pm only (not lunch), excluding all beverages, wines, buffet, 10% service charge, festive products, set menus or promotional menus, charge for tea and condiments, discounted food items, corkage fee, cake-cutting fee, private or corporate functions, banquets, deliveries and takeaways.
  4. Offer is valid from January 1 to December 31, 2014. The offer is not valid on January 1, & 30-31, February 1-3, & 14, April 4-5, 17-21, & 30, May 1, 5-6, & 11, June 1-2, 15, & 30, July 1, September 8-9, & 30, October 1-2, December 24-26, & 31, 2014.
  5. Children aged 6 years or above will be counted as 1 person for the purpose of this offer promotion.
  6. Offer cannot be used in conjunction withCDG VIP Card,set menus, any other promotional offers, or whenever a discounted food items is ordered.
  7. American Express International, Inc. (“American Express”) is not the provider of the services or related goods, pursuant to this offer, and makes no representation or warranty in relation to the same.  American Express will also not be liable to Cardmembers in relation to the services or related goods provided pursuant to this offer.
  8. American Express and Cafe Deco Group reserve the right to change the terms and conditions at any time without prior notice.
  9. In case of any dispute, American Express and Cafe Deco Group reserve the right of final decision.
  10. In the event of any inconsistency between the English and Chinese versions of these terms and conditions, the English version shall prevail.

2. Golf Benefits Terms and Conditions

 

  1. Heavily Subsidized Green Fees are applicable to both Basic and Supplementary Cardmembers ("Cardmembers") of the American Express® Platinum Credit Card. 
  2. Golf Club Charges:
    a.    Golf Clubs in China (Palm Island Resort, Shenzhen Airport Golf Club and Zhuhai Golden Gulf Golf Club): RMB100 (weekdays) / RMB200 (weekends and public holidays*) for 18-hole green fee.
    b.    Golf Club in Hong Kong (SkyCity Nine Eagles Golf Club): HK$100 (weekdays) / HK$200 (weekends and public holidays*) for 9-hole green fee
    c.     The Cardmember and his/her guest(s) will pay for the use of Golf Cart, Caddies and Lockers at the normal published rates unless otherwise indicated.
    d.    Surcharge may apply for night time golf, please contact Platinum Assist for further details.
  3. Course Access Policy:
    a.    Minimum two balls per flight on weekdays (Monday to Friday) and four balls per flight on weekend including Public Holidays (Hong Kong and China).
    b.    Maximum two Cardmember golfers per flight.
    c.    At peak times during weekdays, American Express International, Inc. (“American Express”) reserves the right to only accept bookings of four players. In addition, the golf clubs reserve the right to pair fewer than four players together.
  4. Booking Policy:
    a.    All bookings must be made at least 4 days in advance.
    b.    Cardmembers cannot book more than 7 days in advance.
    c.    Green fees for Cardmembers' guest(s) are subject to change at any time. Please call Platinum Assist for details.
    d.    Bookings will be fulfilled on a first come first served basis. In the event that the American Express allocation is fully booked at the requested club, American Express will endeavour to fulfill the Cardmembers' golf request at the other golf clubs.
    e.    There will be an administration fee of HK$100 for any changes made upon confirmation of booking.
  5. Caddy Policy:
    a.    Golf Clubs in China: The golf clubs will provide one caddy for every two golfers; however, the ratio may be amended by the golf club subject to the availability of caddies at that time.
    b.    Golf Club in Hong Kong: Caddies are subject to availability on the day of play.
  6. All golf expenses incurred at the golf club including the guest's green fees and other related expenses for services provided by the golf club must be charged to Platinum Credit Card.
  7. The Cardmember is required to pay for his/her own golf insurance at the respective clubs unless otherwise indicated.
  8. The golf club may require golfers to provide their handicap card upon registration.
  9. For SkyCity Nine Eagles, Cardmembers and their guests must present their Frequent Flyer Membership card in order to play.
  10. The cancellation of transportation and/or hotel accommodation is subject to golf club's decision where applicable.
  11. American Express International, Inc. is not the provider of the services or related goods, pursuant to this offer, and makes no representation or warranty in relation to the same. American Express will also not be liable to Cardmembers, in relation to the services or related goods provided pursuant to this offer.
  12. American Express reserves the right to change the terms and conditions at any time without prior notice.
  13. In case of any dispute, American Express reserves the right of final decision.
  14. In the event of any inconsistency between the English and Chinese versions of these terms and conditions, the English version shall prevail.

Cancellation Policy: Monday to Friday
Any cancellation of booking (except for Mission Hills and Xili Golf Club) must be made 3 days in advance prior to the tee-off date.

Cancellation Policy: Saturday and Sunday
Any cancellation must be made 5 days in advance prior to the tee-off date.

Cancellation Policy: Public Holidays*
Any cancellation must be made 7 days in advance prior to the tee-off date.

If the above is not adhered to, cancellation fee will apply.
No charge will be made for cancellations if weather prevents play due to the event of a Typhoon 8 or above and/ or Black Rain as determined by the Hong Kong Observatory, or by the ferry company where sea transportation is halted or cancelled due to bad weather conditions. If the golfer has started his/her round and for any other adverse weather conditions that prohibit play, this will subject to golf club's decisions.

* For Public Holiday definition of each golf club and any other enquiries, please call The Platinum Assist on 2277 2028.


3. Extra 10 Membership Rewards Points Terms and Conditions

 

  1. To enjoy the Extra 10 Membership Rewards Points offer, Cardmember must settle the payment with the Centurion® Card, The Platinum Card® or the American Express® Platinum Credit Card (the “Eligible Cards”).
  2. Holder of the Eligible Cards can earn an extra 10 Membership Rewards Points for every HK$1 spent at the Participating Location as listed below during the Promotion Period.
  3. There is no spending cap on the extra Membership Rewards Points that may be earned under this Extra 10 Membership Rewards Points offer. However, the spending cap of the Membership Rewards Turbo Program still applies.
  4. For the avoidance of doubt, this Extra 10 Membership Rewards Points offer is only applicable to payment settled with the above mentioned Eligible Cards and not applicable to payment settled with other American Express Cards including but not limited to American Express Corporate Cards, American Express Business Cards, American Express Cathay Pacific Elite Credit Card, American Express Cathay Pacific Credit Card, American Express Peninsula Gold Card, American Express Cheung Kong Card, American Express Gold Card/Credit Card, American Express Card/Credit Card, and credit cards bearing the American Express name, brand or logo issued by AEON Credit Service (Asia) Co Ltd, DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited or Citibank (Hong Kong) Limited in Hong Kong . All American Express cards issued outside Hong Kong are not eligible for this Extra 10 Membership Rewards Points offer.
  5. Membership Rewards Points accrual is subject to American Express Membership Rewards Program Terms and Conditions.
  6. This Extra 10 Membership Rewards Points offer is not applicable to transactions under an Interest-Free Installment Plan.
  7. The offer provider and its subsidiaries are solely responsible for all products, services, consultations and advice offered to Cardmembers. American Express International, Inc. (“American Express”) is not the provider of any of these products and/or services herein and makes no representation or warranty in relation to the same.
  8. American Express shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever which is suffered (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss), or for personal injury which is suffered or sustained, as a result of taking or using any of the products and/or services, except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law.
  9. American Express and the offer provider reserve the right to amend the terms and conditions, suspend or terminate the offers at any time without prior notice.
  10. In case of any dispute, the decision of American Express and the offer provider shall be final.
  11. In the event of any inconsistency between the English and Chinese versions of these terms and conditions, the English version shall prevail.
  12. Promotional period for the Platinum Extra 10 Membership Rewards Points Partner:

    January 1, 2014 – December 31, 2014

    ·         Hong Kong Parkview

4. A Total of 10 Membership Rewards Points

 

  1. To enjoy the a total of 10 Membership Rewards Points offer, Cardmember must settle the payment with the Centurion® Card, The Platinum Card® or the American Express® Platinum Credit Card (the “Eligible Cards”).
  2. Cardmember will earn a total of 10 Membership Rewards points for every HK$1 spent at the Participating Locations listed below. This includes the 1.5 points earned under the Infinite Rewards program, the 2 points earned under the Membership Rewards Turbo Program for Turbo Program enrollees or 1 point earned under the Membership Rewards Basic Program for Basic Program enrollees, subject to the spending cap for the Turbo Program. There is no spending cap on the points earned under the Basic Program, and the remaining points earned under this Membership Rewards Points offer.
  3. This Membership Rewards Points offer is not applicable to purchases made using the American Express Interest-Free Installment Plan.
  4. To enjoy this Membership Rewards Points offer, Cardmember must settle the payment with the Eligible Cards. For the avoidance of doubt, this Membership Rewards Points offer is not applicable to payment settled with American Express Cards including but not limited to the American Express  Corporate Card, American Express Cathay Pacific Elite Credit Card, American Express Cathay Pacific Credit Card, American Express Gold Card, American Express Gold Credit Card, American Express Cheung Kong Card, and credit cards bearing the American Express name, brand or logo issued by AEON Credit Service (Asia) Co Ltd, DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited or Citibank (Hong Kong) Limited in Hong Kong.
  5. The terms herein are supplemental to and shall form part of the American Express Membership Rewards Program Terms and Conditions, which apply to this promotion.
  6. The offer providers and its subsidiaries are solely responsible for all products, services, consultations and advice offered to Cardmembers. American Express International, Inc. (“American Express”) is not the provider of any of these products and/or services herein and makes no representation or warranty in relation to the same.
  7. American Express shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever which is suffered (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss), or for personal injury which is suffered or sustained, as a result of taking or using any of the products and/or services, except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law.
  8. American Express and the offer providers reserve the right to amend the terms and conditions, suspend or terminate the offers at any time without prior notice.
  9. In case of any dispute, the decision of American Express and the offer providers shall be final.
  10. In the event of any inconsistency between the English and Chinese versions of these terms and conditions, the English version shall prevail.
  11. Promotional period for the Platinum A Total of 10 Membership Rewards Points Partners:

    Until June 30, 2014

    ·         Wash & Wax

4. Travel Accident Insurance


ACE Insurance Limited (hereinafter called the "Company") hereby certifies an American Express Cardmember who receives this Certificate (superceding all prior certificates which are now null and void) has Travel Accident coverage as outlined below subject to the provisions, limits and other terms contained in the Master Policy which is held by American Express International, Inc., Hong Kong (hereafter referred to as the "Policyholder"), and which may be inspected there.

Master Policy Number for The American Express Platium Credit Card :

A Covered Person will be fully insured for benefits under the Policy while taking a trip on a Common Carrier Conveyance only when the entire fare has been charged to an American Express Card.
COVERAGE REQUIREMENTS

For the purpose of this Policy, a common law marriage is not considered a legal marriage.Dependent Child means a legally dependent child, including a stepchild or legally adopted child of any Covered Person described in i. a) above; and who is wholly dependent on such Covered Person(s) for financial support.
ii. His or her American Express Card is billed by the Policyholder.
b) The legally married spouse or dependent child under age 23 of any Covered Person described in a) above; and
a) The Basic or Supplementary Cardmember who has an American Express Platinu Credit Card issued by the Policyholder and billed in Hong Kong Dollars;or
i. He or she is
A person shall be a Covered Person under Master Policy Number NAC000025("the Policy") only if:  
Eligilble Person :

Policyholder : American Express International, Inc., Hong Kong.  


MAXIMUM INDEMNITY PER COVERED PERSON
In the event the entire fare has been charged to duplicate or multiple American Express Cards while the Covered Person taking a trip on a Common Carrier Conveyance, the Covered Person will entitle for the highest benefit under one such card, as stated in the "Schedule of Benefits", for any one Loss sustained by any one individual Covered Person as a result of any one accident.

In no event will duplicate or multiple American Express Cards or American Express Travel Cover or Travel Accident Insurance Certificates obligate the Company in excess of the "Schedule of Benefits" for any one Loss sustained by any one accident under Master Policy HMM0801988 / HMM0801990 or under similar American Express Travel Cover or Travel Accident Insurance Certificates wherever issued.

DEFINITIONS
"Injury" means bodily injury which:
i. is caused by an accident which occurs whilst the Covered Person's insurance is in force under the Policy; and
ii. results in Loss insured by the Policy; and
iii. creates a Loss due, directly and independent of all other causes, to such accidental bodily injury.

"Loss" as used above with reference to hand or foot means complete and permanent severance through or above the wrist or ankle joint, and as used with reference to eye means the irrecoverable loss of entire sight of such eye.

"Common Carrier Conveyance" means any air, land or water conveyance operated under a license for the transportation of passengers for hire.

"Covered Trip" means
i. a trip (one-way or round trip) taken by the Covered Person between the Point of Departure and the Final Destination as shown on the Covered Person's ticket; and
ii. the Covered Person's entire fare for such trip has been charged to an American Express Card prior to any Injury.

"Scheduled Flight" means a flight in an aircraft where the airline is listed in the Official Airline guide or equivalent and the air carrier holds a certificate, licence or similar authorization for schedule air transportation issued by the relevant authorities in the country in which the aircraft is registered and, in accordance with such authorization, maintains and publishes schedules and
tariffs for passenger service between named airports at regular and specific times. Scheduled Airline does not include Private Charter.


DESCRIPTION OF BENEFITS

Common Carrier Benefit:
The benefits specified in the Schedule of Benefits will be paid if, a Covered Person suffers Loss resulting directly or independently of all other causes, from accidental Injury on or after the date of ticket purchase; provided, however, such Injury is sustained under the circumstances specified as below:
* Such Injury received while riding as a passenger, in or boarding or alighting or being struck by the Common Carrier Conveyance.

Additional Benefits :

1. Airport Transportation Benefit :

If a Scheduled Airline ticket is purchased for a Covered Trip prior to the Covered Person's departure for the airport, this Benefit is payable if the Covered Person sustains any Injury while riding as a passenger in a land Common Carrier Conveyance, rental car or a scheduled helicopter operated as a Common Carrier Conveyance, but only :
a) when going directly to an airport for the purpose of boarding an aircraft for a Covered Trip; or
b) when leaving directly from an airport after alighting from an aircraft from a Covered Trip.

2. Airport Premises Benefit:
If a Scheduled Airline ticket is purchased for a Covered Trip prior to boarding, this Benefit is payable if the Covered Person sustains any Injury while upon any airport premises designated for passenger use, but only when the Covered Person is upon such premises immediately before boarding, or immediately after alighting from, an aircraft from a Covered Trip.

SCHEDULE OF BENEFITS :


The American Express Platinum Credit Card Coverage Maximum Benefit Amounts
Loss of Life HK$3,500,000
Dismemberment:
Loss of both hands or both feet HK$3,500,000
Loss of one hand and one foot HK$3,500,000
Loss of entire sight of both eyes HK$3,500,000
Loss of entire sight of one eye and
Loss of one hand or one foot HK$3,500,000

In the event a Covered Person suffers a Loss on-board a Scheduled Airline flight for which the airline sells tickets on-board the flight and the Covered Person has not purchased his or her ticket by charging the ticket to an American Express Card prior to boarding the flight, the Company will evaluate and pay such Loss where it can establish that no other form of payment was used for the flight in question.
ON-BOARD TICKETING:

The Company will pay the applicable benefit amount if a Covered Person suffers a Loss from an Injury while coverage is in force under the Policy, but only if such Loss occurs within 100 days after the date of accident which caused the Injury. Indemnity provided hereunder will not be paid under any circumstances for more than one of the Losses, the greatest, sustained by an Insured Person as the result of any one accident.


Loss of entire sight of one eye HK$1,750,000
Loss of one hand or one foot HK$1,750,000 


EXPOSURE AND DISAPPEARANCE
If the Covered Person is unavoidably exposed to the elements because of an accident on a Covered Trip which results in disappearance, sinking or wrecking of a Common Carrier Conveyance, and if as a result of such exposure, the Covered Person suffers a Loss for which benefits are otherwise payable under the Policy, such Loss will be covered under the Policy. If the Covered Person disappears because of an accident on a Covered Trip which results in the disappearance, sinking or wrecking of a Common Carrier Conveyance, and if the Covered Person's body has not been found within 52 weeks after the date of such accident, it will be presumed, subject to there being no evidence to the contrary, that the Covered Person suffered Loss of life as a result of Injury covered by this Policy.

EXCLUSIONS
This Policy does not cover any Loss caused or contributed to by:
i. Suicide or self-destruction or any attempt thereat;
ii. War or any act of war whether declared or undeclared;
iii. Injury to which a contributory cause was the commission of, or attempt to commit, an illegal act by or on behalf of the Covered Person or his or her beneficiaries.
iv. While serving as an operator or crewmember of any Common Carrier Conveyance.
v. Any illegal act by or on behalf of the Covered Person and/or his beneficiaries.
vi. Directly or indirectly, the actual, alleged or threatened discharge, dispersal, seepage, migration, escape, release of or exposure to any hazardous biological, chemical, nuclear or radioactive material, gas, matter or contamination.

CLAIMS
Written notice of a claim must be given to ACE Insurance Limited, 25th Floor, Shui On Centre, No. 6 - 8 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong within 60 days after the occurrence or commencement of any Loss covered by the Policy or as soon thereafter as reasonably possible. Benefits will be payable upon receipt of due written proof, as required by the Company, of a legitimate covered Loss.
Payments of Claims: Benefits will be paid to the surviving Covered Person or equally to the beneficiaries in the first of the following classes of successive preference beneficiaries in which there is a living member:
a. the Covered Person's spouse;
b. His or her children, including legally adopted children;
c. His or her parents;
d. His or her brothers and sisters;
e. His or her estate.
In determining such person or persons, the Company may rely upon an affidavit by a member of any of the classes of preference beneficiaries described above. Payment based upon such affidavit shall fully discharge the Company from all obligations under the Policy. Any amount payable to a minor may be paid to the minor's legal guardian. Benefits for all other Losses sustained by a Covered Person will be paid to the Covered Person, if living, otherwise to the beneficiaries.

INDIVIDUAL TERMINATIONS
The insurance of any Covered Person shall immediately terminate:
i. As of the date this Policy shall terminate;
ii. On the date that the Cardmember ceases to be a Covered Person hereunder except that no person shall cease to be a Covered Person solely by reason of the change of residence of the Cardmember.
iii. As of the premium due date, if the Policyholder fails to pay the required premium for the Cardmember except as the result of inadvertent error.

LEGAL JURISDICTION AND GOVERNING LAW
The Company shall in all competent judicial proceedings at the instance of parties suing in respect of matter arising out of this insurance acknowledge the jurisdiction of the Courts in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (herein after known as "Hong Kong"). The Policy shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with Hong Kong Law, except as otherwise stated herein.

TERMINATION OF POLICY
This Policy may be amended or terminated at any time by written agreement between the Company and the Policyholder. The Policyholder or the Company may, however, terminate this Policy at any time by giving written notice of termination to other party, but the date of termination shall not be less than ninety (90) days after the date the Policyholder or the Company receives such notice unless an earlier date is mutually agreeable to the Policyholder and the Company.


5. IL COLPO GROUP year-round privileges


  1. Advance booking is required and usage of the offer must be indicated during reservation.
  2. Offers applicable to Platinum Credit Card Basic and Supplementary Cardmembers.
  3. Offers are valid at designated Mu-lan Spa, Swiss Line IL COLPO, ii hair & nail, IL COLPO Pacific Place, IL COLPO Platinum, Salon Core and MM MASTERMIND.
  4. For redemption of complimentary cash coupons, please refer to the back of the coupons for specific terms and conditions.
  5. To enjoy first time trial offer, Cardmembers have to present letter issued by American Express.
  6. Offers are not valid on Saturday and Public Holidays eves.
  7. Nail offers are only applicable to selected manicurists. 
  8. Offers cannot be used in conjunction with other promotional offers and discounts.
  9. American Express International, Inc. is not the provider of the services or related goods, pursuant to this offer, and makes no representation or warranty in relation to the same. American Express International, Inc. will also not be liable to Cardmembers, in relation to the services or related goods provided pursuant to this offer.
  10. American Express International, Inc., Mu-lan Spa, Swiss Line IL COLPO, ii hair & nail, IL COLPO Pacific Place, IL COLPO Platinum, Salon Core and MM MASTERMIND reserve the right to change the terms and conditions at any time without prior notice.
  11. In case of any dispute, American Express International, Inc., Mu-lan Spa, Swiss Line IL COLPO, ii hair & nail, IL COLPO Pacific Place, IL COLPO Platinum, Salon Core and MM MASTERMIND reserve the right of final decisions.

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