What is PASS from American ExpressSM?
PASS is a prepaid reloadable Card that gives you more financial independence. Parents load it with money, and you use it at millions of places American Express® Cards are accepted, including online.*
How PASS Works for Teens
Parents Load It
Parents can add money online or by phone, with a bank account, with Direct Deposit, with cash or from an American Express® Card.
You Use It
Use it at millions of locations around the world: in stores and online, ATMs1 American Express does not charge an ATM fee for the first withdrawal in each calendar month. American Express charges $2.00 per ATM withdrawal thereafter, which is assessed against the Card balance. Please note: ATM owners/operators may charge their own fees for ATM transactions and balance inquiries. , movie theaters, restaurants and more.
Both Track It
You and your parents can both log in to check the PASS Card balance, view transaction history and set up alerts.
- you’re protected and in control What if I lose it?
Life is unpredictable, but PASS isn’t. If your Card is lost or stolen, we’ll replace your funds. Just call us as soon as you realize the Card is missing.What’s in my account?
You have the tools to manage your money. Get balance updates by text2Carrier charges may apply for receiving text messages and mobile web browsing. message, or just log in to your online account to check your balance and recent purchases.
You can also check out Money 101 for budgeting tips and tools.
- it’s good to be a cardmember We cover you
When something you buy is broken or stolen, it shouldn’t be your problem. That’s why if you use your PASS Card for eligible purchases, they can be protected from accidental damage or theft for up to 90 days from the moment you buy them3Purchase Protection is underwritten by AMEX Assurance Company, Administrative Office, Phoenix, AZ. Coverage is determined by the terms, conditions, and exclusions of Policy AX0951 or Policy PP-IND and is subject to change with notice. This document does not supplement or replace the Policy..We’ll send help
PASS also includes Roadside Assistance4Through Roadside Assistance, American Express may arrange for six (6) basic emergency roadside services to be provided to Cardmembers: (i) towing to nearest available repair shop or preferred destination depending provider availability; (ii) winching; (iii) jumpstarts when a battery is dead; (iv) delivery of up to two (2) gallons of gas; (v) locksmith service if keys are locked in the car; and, (vi) changing of a flat tire if the car has a workable spare. All costs associated with these emergency roadside services are the responsibility of the Cardmember. These services are available when a Cardmember and a licensed driver are present, or the Cardmember is licensed themselves. Services are available regardless of mileage from primary residence when traveling within the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. Additional terms & conditions apply., which means you won’t be stranded. Just call us and we’ll send help.Global Assist®
You are backed by Global Assist5American Express reserves the right to contact or require the consent of the PASS Card purchaser prior to providing certain Global Assist benefits. While the Global Assist coordination and assistance services are benefits available at no additional charge, Cardmembers are responsible for the costs charged by medical and legal providers, transportation charges and any other fees charged by service providers.. Rely on us 24/7 for emergency assistance while traveling more than 100 miles from home. We can direct you to English-speaking medical professionals, help with lost passports, and more.
Special savings, exclusive events, advance tickets to the latest shows—PASS can get you in where others can’t. Be among the first to know about some of the hottest events in music, sports and theater with Entertainment Access6Offer valid in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Florida, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, NYC tri-state area, northern California, Philadelphia, and Phoenix..We’ll help you learn
- Spend Less and Give More Your PASS to discounts
Go online to the Deal Center and get discounts and special offers from merchants nationwide including, A?ropostale, Apple Online Store, BestBuy.com and more.Help contribute to others
Supporting our communities is good for everyone. When you shop through the Deal Center with your PASS Card, American Express will make a charitable contribution to United Way for each eligible purchase.5 When you buy from a participating merchant, American Express will donate the listed percentage to United Way. The percentage varies by merchant and can be found either next to the offer or under "Merchant Details" in the offer box. Donations are based on the purchase price of the eligible items bought, excluding tax, shipping, and handling. Only purchases made online through the Deal Center site using an active PASS Card are eligible for the charitable donation to United Way. Program is subject to change at any time.
- Your Card, Your Way Personalize it
Make it yours, pick a color. You can even add an image when your parents order PASS.6American Express reserves the right to deny images in the purchasing process.Every color is green
PASS Cards are made partially from recycled plastic so, no matter which color you choose, it’s “green.”
- what it costs Enjoy a lot for a little
PASS gives you safety, convenience and freedom, plus tools that put you in control, Purchase Protection, discounts and more.ATM Fee (If enabled)One American Express fee-free ATM withdrawal per month Thereafter, $2.00 per withdrawal American Express will charge $2.00 per ATM withdrawal, which is
assessed against the Card balance. Please note: ATM owners/operators
may charge their own fees for ATM transactions and balance inquiries.