THAI American Express Platinum Credit Card

Benefits & Privileges

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Rewards Program:
1 ROP mile for every 25 Baht
Credit Line:
Up to 5 times your monthly income
Annual Fee:
4,280 Baht (VAT included)
Interest Rate:
Interest Rate 15% per annum and Credit Usage Fee 5% per annum

25% more bonus miles 2014

25% more miles on everyday spend and additional 25% more bonus miles on oversea spend that exceed 100,000 Baht throughout 2014

An extra 25,000 BONUS Royal Orchid Plus miles for Baht 1 million spent

Spend Baht 1 million on your Card within each year of your Cardmembership and you will receive 25,000 BONUS Royal Orchid Plus miles.

Redeem your points for "THAI Cash Reward"11

From now until April 30, 2016, you can redeem your THAI American Express Platinum points for a Cash Reward to use as a discount on any of your Card transactions at Thai Airways, including airfares, airport taxes and fuel charges, Royal Orchid Holidays package, or other products and services.

2X Royal Orchid Plus miles

The next time you go on a trip, use your Card to purchase Thai Airways International tickets or Royal Orchid Holidays from THAI ticketing offices in Thailand, THAI’s website or American Express Travel Service and receive 2X Royal Orchid Plus miles for every Baht 25 spent.

50% discount on awards redemption for a companion

When you purchase a Royal First or Royal Silk class roundtrip ticket, you may redeem awards for your loved ones using only half the miles normally required.

Benefits & Privileges

1 Royal Orchid Plus mile for every Baht 25 spent on your Card

Whether you’re dining out, going on a holiday or simply shopping, don’t forget to use your Card. Every Baht 25 spent on your Card earns 1.5 Thai American Express Platinum points, which can then be converted to 1 Royal Orchid Plus mile.

DOUBLE Royal Orchid Plus miles for purchases of Thai Airways International tickets2

The next time you go on a trip, use your Card to purchase Thai Airways International tickets or Royal Orchid Holidays from Thai Airways International ticketing offices located in Thailand, THAI's website or American Express Global Business Travel, and receive DOUBLE Royal Orchid Plus miles for every Baht 25 spent.

Earn 25% MORE BONUS Royal Orchid Plus miles1

Between 1 January - 31 December 2014 on every spend when you spend more than Baht 100,000

Earn additional 25% MORE BONUS Royal Orchid Plus miles overseas1

Between 1 January -31 December 2014 on overseas spend that exceeds Baht 100,000

Up to 10,000 BONUS Royal Orchid Plus miles welcome offer :

5,000 BONUS Royal Orchid Plus miles for your first purchase Charge any purchase to your Card within the first 30 days of card activation and you will receive 5,000 BONUS Royal Orchid Plus miles.5

5,000 BONUS Royal Orchid Plus miles when you first fly to an international destination
Flying overseas with Thai Airways International is more rewarding with your Card. With the Card, your first purchase of an International THAI ticket departing from or has a destination to Bangkok, earns you another 5,000 BONUS Royal Orchid Plus6

An extra 25,000 BONUS Royal Orchid Plus miles for Baht 1 million spent

Spend Baht 1 million on your Card within each yearof your Cardmembership and you will receive 25,000 BONUS Royal Orchid Plus miles.4

Redeem your points for "THAI Cash Reward"11

From now until April 30, 2016, you can redeem your THAI American Express Platinum points for a Cash Reward to use as a discount on any of your Card transactions at Thai Airways, including airfares, airport taxes and fuel charges, Royal Orchid Holidays package, or other products and services.

Every 3,000 points = 500 Baht

Royal First & Royal Silk Class benefits

Fast Track to Royal Orchid Plus Gold Status7

Special one-time offer for a Basic Cardmembers, if you are currently a Royal Orchid Plus Silver Member or Royal Orchid Plus Member, you can enjoy a Fast Track to Royal Orchid Plus Gold for the first 12 months of your THAI American Express Platinum Credit Cardmembership when you earn 25,000 Qualifying Miles for paid travel in Royal First or Royal Silk Class or travel 20 international sectors. This is half of the usual mileage (or sectors) required to qualify for Gold Status.

50% discount on awards redemption for a companion8

When you purchase a Royal First or Royal Silk class roundtrip ticket, you may redeem awards for your loved ones using only half the miles normally required.

50% BONUS Royal Orchid Plus miles every time you fly9

Each trip you make on Royal First & Royal Silk class earns you 50% more Royal Orchid Plus miles. The Bonus miles will be rewarded on only departed fight operated by Thai Airway International from Bangkok.

One complimentary Royal First Class ticket for every five roundtrip or ten international sector Royal First Class tickets purchased and flown10

For every five roundtrip Royal First Class tickets purchased (or every ten international sector tickets purchased), you are entitled to one complimentary Royal First Class Ticket. The destination of this complimentary ticket is restricted to the continent where you flew to most frequently.

For example:
If you purchase 3 roundtrip Royal First Class tickets to London and 2 roundtrip Royal First Class tickets to Hong Kong, you are entitled to one complimentary roundtrip Royal First Class ticket to London (or cities in the same continent). Tickets are issued either in the Cardmember’s name or the Royal Orchid Plus member’s name nominated by the Cardmember.

Easy step to earn Royal Orchid Plus miles

Before you begin using your Royal Orchid Plus miles, you must first convert them from THAI American Express Platinum points. Every Baht 25 spent on your THAI American Express Platinum Credit Card earns you 1.5 THAI American Express Platinum points, which can then be converted to 1 Royal Orchid Plus mile.

For example:
Baht 100 spent = 6 THAI American Express Platinum points = 4 Royal Orchid Plus miles

3 easy steps to convert your THAI American Express Platinum points to Royal Orchid Plus miles:

Step 1
Check the THAI American Express Platinum points Balance section in your monthly THAI American Express Platinum Credit Card statement to see how many THAI American Express Platinum points you have.

Step 2
Call THAI American Express Platinum Customer Service at 0 2273 5005 to convert your THAI American Express Platinum points to Royal Orchid Plus miles.

Step 3
View your Royal Orchid Plus miles balance in your Royal Orchid Plus statement, which is available online at www.thaiairways.com/rop or delivered to you every 3 months by Thai Airways International (if you receive print communications). The changes to your THAI American Express Platinum points balance will also be reflected in your monthly THAI American Express Platinum Credit Card statement.

Note: THAI American Express Platinum points do not expire for as long as you hold your Card. However, once they have been converted to Royal Orchid Plus miles they will expire by a specific date.

In this landing page, reference is made for convenience to earning Royal Orchid Plus miles in situations where Cardmembers actually earn THAI American Express Platinum points.

Minimum of 5,000 points with incremental amount of 1,000 points are required per one transfer transaction.

Once THAI American Express Platinum points have convert back to THAI American Express Platinum points.

Financial Flexibility

Enjoy financial flexibility with your THAI American Express Platinum Credit Card. With benefits and privileges created specially to suit your needs, we’re sure that you’ll be able to make the most of your Card.

Line of Credit

Receive a credit line up to 5 times your monthly income. Your credit limit will be reflected on your Card Carrier.

Repayment Period

Enjoy the benefits of up to 55 days repayment period on purchases of goods and services. The 55 days repayment period consist of 30 days statement cycle cut plus additional 25 days until the due date.

Minimum Payment

Enjoy greater financial flexibility and total control of your daily spending. You may decide to pay only the specified minimum amount (10% of total balance on monthly Statement of Account or minimum Baht 500, whichever is greater) by the payment due date.

Extended Payment Plan

Get more of what you want with greater spending power. The next time you make a purchase with your Card, you can choose to pay for it in 3, 6,9 or 10-month installments at participating merchants. For more details, please call our THAI American Express Platinum Customer Service line at 0 2273 5005.

Express Cash

Enjoy easy access to cash* (up to a maximum of US$500 or approximately Baht 20,000** over any 14-day period) at over 520,000 ATM locations around the world which display the ATM Pool sign or Express Cash sign. A service fee equivalent to 3% of the withdrawn amount (subject to VAT) will be charged***.

*The cash access varies between 20%, 60% and 100% of credit line based on the credit assessment.

**US$1=Baht 40 (This amount is subject to change due to currency exchange rates and the withdrawal limit policy of each participating Bank and Financial Institution.)

***Interest will also be charged on a daily basis on the balance outstanding from the withdrawal date until the full payment is received.

Insurance Benefits for Greater Peace of Mind

TRAVEL ACCIDENT INSURANCE*

Purchase your travel tickets with the THAI American Express Platinum Credit Card and you're automatically covered for up to Baht 10 million with Travel Accident Insurance underwritten by ACE INA Overseas Insurance Company Limited - at absolutely no cost to you.

You, your spouse and dependent children below 23 years of age are insured against accidental death and certain serious physical injuries while traveling as passengers in scheduled commercial aircraft, and other forms of public conveyance.

TRAVEL INCONVENIENCE*

You will be entitled to complimentary Travel Inconvenience Insurance when you purchase air tickets with your THAI American Express Platinum Credit Card. Benefits include:

Missed connections

If your confirmed onward connecting scheduled flight is missed at the transfer point and no alternative onward transportation is available within 4 hours of the actual arrival time, you will be indemnified for THAI American Express Platinum Credit Card charges incurred with respect to hotel accommodation and restaurant meals or refreshments, up to Baht 12,000 for the Insured Cardmember or a maximum of Baht 24,000 for the Insured Cardmember together with Insured Family Members.

Luggage delay

If your luggage does not arrive within 6 hours of your arrival at the scheduled destination point of your departure flight from Thailand, you will be indemnified for THAI American Express Platinum Credit Card charges incurred at such scheduled destination in respect of emergency purchases of essential clothing and requisites, up to Baht 30,000 for the Insured Cardmember or a maximum of Baht 60,000 for the Insured Cardmember together with Insured Family Members.

Luggage loss

If your luggage does not arrive within 48 hours of your arrival at the scheduled destination point of your departure flight from Thailand, you will be indemnified for THAI American Express Platinum Credit Card charges incurred within 4 days of arrival at such scheduled destination, in respect of emergency purchases of essential clothing and requisites up to Baht 30,000 for the Insured Cardmember or a maximum of Baht 60,000 for the Insured Cardmember together with Insured Family Members.

*Other terms and conditions as set out in the ACE INA Overseas Insurance Company Limited policy document apply.

THAI American Express Platinum Credit Card Service

24 x 7 THAI American Express Platinum Customer Service

Our THAI American Express Platinum Customer Service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please contact us on 0 2273 5005.Our dedicated customer service representative is also on hand to answer your queries quickly and easily at the touch of a button.

American Express Travelers Cheques

The perfect travel companion to the Card, American Express Travelers Cheques are one of the world’s safest, most accepted Travelers Cheques. In the event that your American Express Travelers Cheques are lost or stolen, we will arrange for a refund to you, virtually anywhere in the world. In Thailand, please call 0 2273 5296. Outside Thailand, please call the nearest American Express Office

Worldwide Acceptance

Wherever you choose to go, your Card provides you with instant recognition and a warm welcome at establishments around the world.

American Express SELECTTM

Whether you’re at home or abroad, American Express SELECTTM brings you a world of privileges with an exciting selection of year round offers and savings. Wherever you find yourself, from New York to London to Sydney, you'll enjoy exceptional value and privileges. Use your Card and discover over 9,000 offers in more than 50 key destinations worldwide.

The Supplementary Card

Now that the benefits and privileges of Cardmembership are yours, why not share them with someone special Supplementary Cards may be obtained for members of your family over 20 years old. Charges made on these Cards will be billed to your account and they will be listed separately on your statement for your convenience. With Royal Orchid Plus miles earned on each Supplementary Card credited to your account, you can earn miles even faster.

Auto Pay Service (Recurring Payment)

Simplify your life today by having your monthly bills debited directly to your THAI American Express Platinum Credit Card. You can charge your monthly transactions such as telephone bill (TOT, TRUE, TT&T and CAT TELECOM), mobile phone bill (AIS, DTAC), internet(KSC) and more to the Card.

Express Gift Service

Whatever the occasion-personal, social or business-send that thoughtful gift to show you care, without having to take the time off your busy schedule.

All you have to do is call out THAI American Express Platinum Customer Service at 0 2273 5005 and place your order using the Card. Your gift will be tastefully packaged and delivered to the designated recipient, usually within the next day.

*Express Gift Service currently offers a range of flowers anywhere in the world. Fruit and baby care baskets within the Bangkok Metropolitan area only.

Important

1. Terms and Conditions for 25% MORE BONUS miles
• In this brochure, reference is made for convenience to “earning Royal Orchid Plus (ROP) miles” in situations where Cardmembers actually earn THAI American Express Platinum points. *THAI American Express Platinum Credit Cardmembers who spend Baht 100,000 or more during the period Jan 1 – Dec 31, 2014 (“the qualifying period”) will receive a Bonus of 25% more ROP miles which shall be calculated from ROP miles awards on spend within the qualifying period subject to the following Terms and Conditions. *Only THAI American Express Platinum Credit Cardmembers whose accounts with American Express are in good standing, and who do not breach any of the Terms and Conditions of American Express Cardmembership throughout the qualifying period and up to the day their account is credited with the Bonus miles will be eligible for the offer. *The Bonus ROP miles will be calculated from ROP miles awarded for spending on goods and services. Bonus ROP miles awarded pursuant to other promotions will not count towards the 25% Bonus ROP miles. Spending on Supplementary THAI American Express Platinum Credit Cards will be counted as spending by the Basic THAI American Express Platinum Credit Cardmember for the proposes of this promotion. *Bonus ROP miles will be credited to a qualifying Basic Cardmember’s THAI American Express Platinum Credit Card account within 60 days from the day accumulated spending on that account during the Qualifying Period reaches baht 100,000 and monthly thereafter, for new charges, within 60 days from the statement cut off date. *Should there be any dispute in relation to any aspect of the promotion, American Express’s decision on that dispute shall be final and binding.
• Special Bonus of 25% more ROP miles privileges under 25% more ROP miles from overseas spending Program (“Program”) is available from January 1 – December 31, 2014 (“The qualifying period”) *Additional Bonus 25% more ROP will be eligible and applied to the overseas spending which is over Baht 100,000 and subject to limit the maximum rewarded ROP miles under this program is 10,000 ROP miles per account, equivalent to 15,000 rewards points per account throughout the qualifying period and will be credited to account within 60 days from the statement cut off date.

2. Terms and Conditions for Double miles
• The Double Royal Orchid Plus miles will be THAI American Express Platinum Points awards from a total of Card specific ‘Base’ THAI American Express Platinum Points and 1 time Bonus miles from spending. The ‘Base’ THAI American Express Platinum Points will be credited to the Card account within transaction date and Bonus miles will be credited to Basic Card’s Royal Orchid Plus account within 30 days after transaction date.
• American Express and Thai Airways International reserve the right to change terms and Conditions without prior notice.

3. Terms and Conditions for 10X Rewards promotion apply. For details, please visit
www.americanexpress.com/thailand/th/campaigns/10Xrewards/index.html

4. A "year of Cardmembership" means the period of one calendar year commencing on the day your THAI American Express Platinum Credit Card is issued, or the anniversary of its issuance, as the case may be. Terms and Conditions apply. For example, your THAI American Express Platinum Credit Card is issued on 20th March 2007, your first calendar year will start from March 2007 and will be end on 31st march 2008. For the second year onwards, the calendar year will start from 1st April and end on March of the following year.

5. The first spend benefits are a onetime exclusive offer for THAI American Express Platinum Credit Cardmembers. Cardmember will no longer be entitled to these benefits when re-applying for the card. Royal Orchid Plus bonus miles will be credited to qualifying Cardmember within 6-8 weeks following the month of fulfilling the requirement.

6. Valid on all paid fares, excluding fares in booking classes G/V/W. The first flight benefits are a one time exclusive offer for THAI American Express Platinum Credit Cardmembers. Cardmember will no longer be entitled to these benefits when re-applying for the card. Royal Orchid Plus bonus miles will be credited to qualifying Cardmember within 6-8 weeks following the month of fulfilling the requirement.

7. Terms and Conditions for Fast Track to Royal Orchid Plus Gold Status

• Fast Track to Gold Status is a exclusive one time offer to THAI American Express Platinum Credit Cardmembers who hold Royal Orchid Plus Silver or Basic status at the time of card approval.
• On card approval, the eligible Cardmember must meet the following criteria within a 12 month period to attain Fast Track Gold status:
- Travel must be on THAI operated international flights on paid fares in Royal First Class or Royal Silk Class.
- This offer is eligible for paid tickets in booking classes F/A/C/D only
- 25,000 Qualifying Miles or 20 international sectors within the defined 12 month period.
- On fulfilling the criteria, Cardmembers will attain Royal Orchid Plus Gold status for a full 2 year term
with subsequent Gold status renewals subject to Royal Orchid Plus membership evaluations.
• This is a one time offer that is non-extendable and non-transferable.

8. Terms and Conditions for 50% Discount on Mileage Redemption for Companion Tickets

• 50% discount on mileage redemption tickets can be redeemed only on THAI operated international flights in conjunction with paid tickets in Royal First Class and Royal Silk Class departing from Bangkok only.
• This offer is only eligible for Booking Class F/A/C/D.
• 50% discounted mileage redemption tickets can be redeemed in Thailand and issued at THAI ticketing offices in Thailand only.
• 50% discount on mileage redemption ticket can only be issued upon presentation of an eligible paid ticket and THAI American Express Platinum Credit Card at any THAI ticketing offices. In absence of ticket owner, authorization letter, copy of THAI American Express Platinum Credit Card and copy of the paid ticket are required.
• Cardmembers can redeem for companion tickets for their Award Nominees and must miles will be deducted from their own Royal Orchid Plus account.
• Only one redemption ticket is permitted with one eligible paid round trip ticket.
• Cardmember and Companion must travel on the same flight and in the same class departing from Bangkok. Return travel to Bangkok may be separate.
• This offer is not applicable with supplementary Cardmembers or child tickets. No mileage reductions for child award tickets.
• THAI reserves the right to charge Royal Orchid Plus service fees in conjunction with Award travel and redemption tickets.

9. Terms and Conditions for 50% Bonus Royal Orchid miles on selected routes or flights

• 50% bonus Royal Orchid Plus miles on actual distance flown are earned on selected routes or flights during designated promotional periods when traveling on paid fares in Royal First Class or Royal Silk Class.
• Fares eligible for this offer are those in Booking Class F/A/C/D only.
• Bonus Royal Orchid Plus miles are earned in addition to standard class of serviced miles; 150% of actual miles flown in Royal First Class and 125% of actual miles flown in Royal Silk Class, as shown in the following example:
Bangkok - Frankfurt
Earned miles from Royal First Class 5,574 x 150% = 8,361
50% bonus miles on actual distance 5,574 x 50% = 2,787
Total earned miles = 11,148
• Unless specified by flight number, selected routes means international travel on THAI operated flights between Bangkok and the final destination.
• Selected routes or flights eligible for 50% additional bonus miles will be communicated in advance to THAI American Express Platinum Credit Cardmembers.
• THAI American Express Platinum Credit Cardmembers must quote their Royal Orchid Plus membership number at reservations to be eligible for this offer.
• Bonus Royal Orchid Plus miles will be automatically credited to Cardmembers’ Royal Orchid Plus membership account within 7 days after flown.
• The 50% bonus Royal Orchid Plus miles from this offer are not Qualifying Miles that determine Royal Orchid Plus tier status.
*The benefits are provided by Thai Airways International and Thai Airways International may therefore impose or change the Terms and Conditions applicable to those benefits.

10. Terms and Conditions for Complementary Royal First Class Ticket

• On completion of 5 round trips or 10 paid flown sectors in Royal First Class while holding the THAI American Express Platinum Credit Card, Cardmember is entitled to one complimentary round trip Royal First Class ticket.
• Valid on THAI international operated flights only.
• This offer is eligible only for paid tickets in booking classes F/A/P.
• Each of the paid 5 round trips or 10 sectors must be flown by the Cardmember, and may not be combined with other tickets purchased by the Cardmember in the name of another. The complimentary ticket will be issued based on the following criteria.

- Six (6) or more flown sectors on regional routes, defined as between Thailand andTHAI destinations within Asia and the Middle East, shall entitle the Cardmember to one (1) Complimentary Royal First Class ticket to a regional destination.

- Six (6) or more flown sectors on intercontinental routes, defined as between Thailand and THAI destinations in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Africa, North America, shall entitle the Cardmember to one (1) Complimentary Royal First Class ticket to an intercontinental destination.
• The Cardmember is entitled to the complimentary ticket each time the criteria of the complimentary Royal First Class ticket is fulfilled.
• Cardmembers will be notified in writing upon being entitled to the complimentary ticket, and the complimentary ticket must be issued within the time period stated on the notification.
• The complimentary ticket is valid for 6 months from the date of issue.
• The complimentary ticket is transferable to their Award Nominee upon request from the
THAI American Express Platinum Credit Cardmember.
• The complimentary ticket is non-reroutable, non-refundable and can not be refunded or exchanged for cash, used in conjunction with other promotions, and is not eligible for Royal Orchid Plus mileage accrual, nor counts towards tier status.

11. Terms and Conditions for THAI Cash Reward

• THAI Cash Reward ("Privilege") is valid from May 1, 2014 to April 30, 2016 ("Promotional Period"), and is available to the Basic THAI American Express Platinum Credit Cardmember only.
• The minimum Rewards Points required for redemption are 3,000 points for a 500-Baht discount value for goods and services purchased from THAI. Every increment of 3,000 points can be redeemed for an additional 500-Baht discount value.
• Cardmembers must notify their intent to use the Privilege at THAI American Express Platinum Credit Card Customer Service at 0 2273 5005 within 30 days after a purchase was made with THAI.
• The discount will be in the form of credit adjustment to the Basic Card account within 30 days after the redemption is completed.
• This privilege is applicable for goods and services purchased from THAI which are airfares, Royal Orchid Holidays packages, excess baggage service, THAI Shops and THAI Restaurants at airports in Thailand.
• The privilege is applicable for the payment at THAI Ticketing Offices (Viphavadi, Silom, Lanluang, Suvarnabhumi branches), THAI Contact Center and THAI website.
• The amount of redeemed discount value must not exceed the accumulated value of goods and services purchased from THAI within the same statement cycle.
• Redeemed Points cannot be refunded, transferred, or exchanged to cash or other items.
• In case of cancellation of purchase, THAI terms and conditions shall apply. The redeemed points will be reversed in the next billing statement, provided that the terms and conditions of THAI allow for the cancellation of the purchase.
• American Express reserves the right to offer the privilege only to active Basic Cardmembers, whose accounts are in good standing, and who have not breached any of the terms and conditions of American Express cardmembership.
• American Express and THAI reserve the right to change or modify the Terms and Conditions without prior notice.
• Should any dispute arise in relation to any aspect of these benefits, the decision of American Express and THAI shall be final.