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A special offer for
American Express
Merchants

A special offer for
American Express
Merchants

Apply for a new business Card and choose your reward.

We value Merchants like you who welcome American Express, so we want to show our appreciation by extending this special offer –
strictly for American Express Merchants. Just take up a new Card for your business and you can pick your reward.

The American Express®
Platinum Business Card

The American Express®
Qantas Business Rewards Card

The American Express
Business Explorer® Credit Card

 

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400,000

Membership Rewards® points15

When you apply by 12 January 2022 and spend $12,000 within the first 3 months of your approval date. Offer valid for New American Express Card Members only. Annual fee of $1750 applies.

Apply for points offer

The
American Express®
Platinum Business Card

Give your business access to premium service and travel privileges for your business across the globe.

Plus enjoy:

 
Up to 55 days cashflow16
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Pay virtually any supplier fast and securely with AccessLine – even if they don’t accept card payments. Enrolment is required17
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Your own dedicated Account Manager
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Up to 2.25 Membership Rewards® points per $1 spent18
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Transfer your points to your choice of 10 leading Airline Partners, including Qantas Frequent Flyer19
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Access to 1,200 lounges in 130 countries when travel resumes20
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Add up to 99 Employee Cards at no extra cost6

Your choice of

50% off

annual fee, a saving of $225 annually8

When you apply by 12 January 2022. Half price fee annually, for as long as you continue to accept and warmly welcome American Express.

Apply for annual fee offer
OR

120,000

Qantas Points9 plus $0 annual Card fee for the first year10

When you apply by 12 January 2022 and spend $3,000 within the first 2 months of your approval date. Offer valid for new American Express Card Members only. Annual fee of $450 applies after the first year.

Apply for points offer

The
American Express®
Qantas Business
Credit Card

Take your business further by earning Qantas Points every time you use your Card.

Plus enjoy:

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2 complimentary domestic Qantas Lounge passes each year after qualifying spend on Qantas products and services11
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TRIPLE Qantas Points for your business when you fly on eligible Qantas flights12
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2 Qantas Points per $1 spent on Qantas products and services with your Card13
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Up to 1.25 Qantas Points per $1 spent on everyday business purchases14
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Complimentary Travel Insurance5

Your choice of

$0 annual fee, a saving of $149 annually1

When you apply by 12 January 2022. $0 fee anually, for as long as you continue to accept and warmly welcome American Express

Apply for annual fee offer
OR

120,000

Membership Rewards® points2

When you apply by 12 January 2022 and spend $3,000 within the first 3 months of your approval date. Offer valid for new American Express Card Members only. Annual fee of $149 applies.

Apply for points offer

The
American Express
Business Explorer®
Credit Card

Enjoy rewards for yourself and your employees while giving your business the help it needs.

Plus enjoy:

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Up to 2 Membership Rewards® points per $1 spent4
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Complimentary Travel Insurance5
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Add up to 99 Employee Cards at no additional cost6
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Redeem points for travel, shopping or a credit on your Account7

Terms & Conditions

All information is correct as at 7 October 2021 and is subject to change. This offer is only available to those who reside in Australia. Cards are offered, issued and administered by American Express Australia Limited (ABN 92 108 952 085). ®Registered Trademark of American Express Company

1. Offer only valid for American Express Merchants who have not held an American Express Card now or in the past 18 months, and applies by 12 January 2022. As long as you continue to be an American Express accepting Merchant, and do not breach your Card acceptance agreement with American Express, your annual Card fee will be waived. You will be required to pay the standard annual Card fee of $149 (which is subject to change) should you end your Merchant relationship or breach your Card acceptance agreement. This offer cannot be forwarded onto any other person.

2. Offer only for American Express Merchants who have not held an American Express Card now or in the past 18 months, applies by 12 January 2022, is approved and spends $3,000 on their new Card in the first 3 months from the Card approval date. This offer cannot be forwarded to any other person. 120,000 Membership Rewards Bonus Points will be awarded to the eligible Card Member’s account 8-10 weeks after the spend criteria has been met. This advertised offer is not applicable or valid in conjunction with any other advertised or promotional offer. Subject to the Terms and Conditions of the Membership Rewards program available at membershiprewards.com.au/termsandconditions

3. The Credit Card gives you up to 55 days interest free on purchases, depending upon when you make a purchase, when your statement is issued, whether you have obtained a balance transfer and whether or not you are carrying forward a balance on your Account from your previous statement period. There are no interest free days on Cash Advances or for any purchases when you are carrying forward a balance on your account from the previous statement period.

4. Subject to the Terms and Conditions of the Membership Rewards program available at membershiprewards.com.au/termsandconditions. Government transactions will earn 1 point per dollar spent with Merchants classified as "government", including the Australian Taxation Office, the Australian Postal Corporation (Australia Post), Federal/State and Local Government bodies. Industry specific earn rate may apply when you use a payment account, payment aggregator, services of a third party or online retailers that sell goods for another merchant. For example, a payment made to Local Government bodies processed through a payment aggregator may earn rates at the government earn rate.

5. American Express Card Insurances are subject to terms, conditions and exclusions. The complimentary travel insurance cover is also subject to maximum age limits, pre-existing medical conditions and limits and is available when you use your American Express Card to pay for return domestic or international travel. American Express Card Insurances are underwritten by Chubb Insurance Australia Limited (ABN 23 001 642 020, AFSL No. 239687) ("Chubb") and are subject to the terms, conditions and exclusions contained in the American Express Card insurances policy of insurance between American Express Australia Limited (ABN 92 108 952 085, AFSL No 291313) (“AEAL”) of 12 Shelley Street, Sydney 2000 and Chubb. The Insurance Terms and Conditions do not take into account your objectives, financial situation or needs. Terms and Conditions are subject to change. It is important for you to read the Terms and Conditions booklet available upon request from us and consider the appropriateness of that insurance in relation to your individual requirements.

6. Employee Cards: American Express approval criteria apply. Subject to Terms and Conditions. Fees and charges apply. This offer is only available to those who reside in Australia. Employee Card Members must be over 18 years of age. The Business, the Basic Card Member and each Employee Card Member are jointly and severally liable for all Employee Card spending. 

7. Points for Credit: Points may be redeemed by the Basic Card Member for a credit on the Primary Card Account (the Card which your Membership Rewards points balance appears online). American Express may decline a Points for Credit request where the Card Account or Card Member's other Accounts with American Express are not in good standing or overdue. The redemption of points for credit will be administered solely by American Express within 3 business days and cannot be reversed. Points for Credit is not redeemable for cash via Credit balance refund. Minimum redemption rates apply.

8. Offer only for American Express Merchants who have not held an American Express Business Card now or in the past 18 months and applies by 12 January 2022. As long as you continue to be an American Express accepting Merchant, and do not breach your card acceptance agreement with American Express, your annual card fee will be discounted. You will be required to pay the standard annual card fee of $450 (which is subject to change) should you end your merchant relationship or breach your card acceptance agreement. This advertised offer is not applicable or valid in conjunction with any other advertised or promotional offer. This offer cannot be forwarded to any other person.

9. Offer only for American Express Merchants who have not held an American Express Card now or in the past 18 months, applies by 12 January 2022, is approved and spends $3,000 on their new Card in the first 2 months from the Card approval date. This offer cannot be forwarded to any other person. Please allow 8 to 10 weeks after you have met the spend criteria for the 120,000 bonus Qantas Points to be awarded to your Qantas Business Rewards account. This advertised offer is not applicable or valid in conjunction with any other advertised or promotional offer. $450 annual fee applies. Subject to the American Express® Qantas Business Rewards Card Points Terms and Conditions.

10. New American Express Qantas Business Rewards Card Members will receive a one-time credit of $450 during their first year of Card Membership. After the first year, the annual Card fee for the Card will be $450 per year. Offer only available to those that apply by 12 January 2022 and are approved. Card Members who currently hold or who have previously held any other Card product issued by American Express Australia Limited in the preceding 18 month period are ineligible for this offer. Credit will be provided within 8-10 weeks of Card approval.

11. Provided you are a Qantas Frequent Flyer member and have registered your Qantas Frequent Flyer number with your American Express Qantas Business Rewards Card, you are eligible to receive two Qantas Club Lounge Invitations each anniversary year of your Card Membership once you make an Eligible Qantas Purchase on your American Express Card during that year. Eligible Qantas Purchases are Qantas passenger airfares with a QF flight number purchased directly from Qantas Australia by you (or on your behalf by a travel agent) that appear on your Card statement, Qantas Frequent Flyer, Qantas Business Rewards or Qantas Club membership, joining or annual fees. Excludes purchases from Jetstar. Within 1-2 weeks of the Eligible Qantas Purchase, two Qantas Club Lounge Invitations will be assigned to your Qantas Frequent Flyer account. Visit the Complimentary Invitations Portal to access your invitation, link it with an eligible Qantas flight booking or find out more information. Qantas Club Lounge Invitations are valid for a single visit by one guest to a Qantas Club Lounge and must be used prior to their expiry. Invitations are subject to the Qantas Club Terms and Conditions and are not valid for Qantas International First Class Lounges, the Qantas Chairman’s Lounge, Qantas Domestic Business and or oneworld® alliance partner or associated lounges. Qantas Club Invitations cannot be carried forward to any subsequent year and must not be sold, they may only be transferred as allowed by Qantas. Invitations may be revoked or withheld if your American Express Qantas Business Rewards Card account is not in good standing, if the Eligible Qantas Purchase is refunded in full or if you have not complied with these Qantas Club Invitation Conditions, the Credit Card Terms and Conditions or the Qantas Club Lounge Access Terms and Conditions.

12. A business must be a Qantas Business Rewards Member to earn TRIPLE Qantas Points for business. The TRIPLE Qantas Points for business are only available for an American Express Qantas Card Member when the Card is used to make an eligible Qantas flight booking. An eligible flight means a domestic or international flight which has a Qantas 'QF' flight number on the ticket that is purchased in Australia; is operated by Qantas, Emirates or American Airlines; has a ticket number commencing with '081'; and is booked and travelled for business on or after the date the business registers for Qantas Business Rewards. Exclusions apply. Triple Qantas Points for Business is not available in conjunction with any other rebate, Corporate Fares Agreement or discount arrangement with Qantas. A Member's ABN and traveller's Qantas Frequent Flyer number must be quoted at the time of booking to earn Qantas Points for both the business and the traveller. Qantas will allocate 3 times the number of Qantas Points to the business under the Qantas Business Rewards Airline Reward Scheme terms and conditions. The maximum number of Qantas Points that can be earned from flying by a business with the American Express Qantas Business Rewards Card is 4,000,000 per membership year as per the Triple Qantas Points for business benefit terms and conditions.

13. A business must be a Qantas Business Rewards Member to earn Qantas Points for business. Membership and the earning of Qantas Points as a business are subject to the Qantas Business Rewards Terms and Conditions. Points are earned in accordance with and subject to the American Express Qantas Business Rewards Card Points Terms and Conditions. Your business will earn 2 Qantas Points per $1 spent on the following Qantas Products and Services purchased on the Qantas merchant account (i.e. directly from Qantas): Qantas passenger flights (with a QF flight number), Qantas Holidays, Qantas Branded non-airfare products, and Qantas Frequent Flyer and Qantas Club membership joining and annual fees. Excludes Jetstar. For the full list of exclusions, please refer to the American Express Qantas Business Rewards Card Points Terms and Conditions.

14. A business must be a Qantas Business Rewards Member to earn Qantas Points for business. Membership and the earning of Qantas Points as a business are subject to the Qantas Business Rewards Terms and Conditions. Points are earned in accordance with and subject to the American Express Qantas Business Rewards Card Points Terms and Conditions. Your business will earn 1.25 Qantas Points per $1 of everyday spend, which does not include annual fees, late payment fee and fees and charges for foreign currencies. Your business will earn 0.5 Qantas Points per $1 spent at participating merchants classified as "utilities" including gas, water and electricity providers; "government" including the Australian Taxation Office, the Australian Postal Corporation, federal/state and local government bodies; and "insurance" excluding insurances offered by American Express. Industry specific earn rate may apply when you use a payment account, payment aggregator, services of a third party or online retailers that sell goods for another merchant. For example a payment made to Local Government bodies processed through a payment aggregator may earn rates at the government earn rate.

15. Offer only for Merchants, who does not hold an American Express Business Card now or in the past 18 months, applies by 12 January 2022, is approved and spends $12,000 on their new Card in the first 3 months from the Card approval date. Please contact your sales representative to apply. This offer cannot be forwarded to any other person. 400,000 Membership Rewards Bonus Points will be awarded to the eligible Card Member’s account 8‑10 weeks after the spend criteria has been met. This advertised offer is not applicable or valid in conjunction with any other advertised or promotional offer. Subject to the Terms and Conditions of the Membership Rewards program available at membershiprewards.com.au/termsandconditions.

16. Extend your cash flow by up to 55 days: Depending on when you make a purchase, when your statement is issued and whether or not you are carrying forward a balance on your account from your previous statement period.

17. The information has been prepared without taking into account your objectives, financial situation or needs. You should read the PDS and consider the appropriateness of International Payments in relation to your individual requirements. Terms, conditions, fees and charges apply. For further information, please refer to the relevant PDS: Telegraphic Transfers. AccessLine™ is not available to individual consumers. To enrol in this service, your business will be required to complete an application, which is subject to review and approval by American Express. For a copy of the application, including terms and conditions, call 1300 855 749. Users need to have an American Express Corporate Card or American Express Business Card, an FX International Payments account and be registered to use AccessLine™. International Payments are arranged through American Express International Inc. (ABN 15 000 618 208 AFSL no. 237996). Incorporated with Limited Liability in Delaware, USA.

18. Subject to the Terms and Conditions of the Membership Rewards program available at americanexpress.com/au/business/business-credit-cards/membership-benefits/platinum-business-card/?linknav=au-gcs-membership-benefits-platinum-business-card.html To transfer Membership Rewards points into an Airline or Hotel Partner Program you must be a member of the Partner Program. Membership of the Partner program is the Card Member’s responsibility and is subject to the Terms and Conditions of the applicable Program. A joining fee may apply. Platinum Travel Service. All fees or amounts payable in relation to the services are inclusive of GST where applicable. All fees, taxes and charges levied by the travel providers and/or air travel suppliers still apply and these are subject to change without notice until such time as tickets are issued. Domestic ticketing includes New Zealand.

19. The Centurion Lounge Network. Platinum Card Members have unlimited complimentary access to all locations of The Centurion Lounge. Platinum Card Members may bring up to two (2) companions into The Centurion Lounge. To access The Centurion Lounge, the Platinum Card Member must present The Centurion Lounge agent with the following upon each visit: his or her valid Card, a boarding pass showing a confirmed reservation for same-day travel on any carrier and a government-issued I.D. Failure to present this documentation may result in access being denied. Card Members will not be compensated for changes in locations, rates or policies. A Platinum Card Member must be at least 18 years of age to enter without a parent or legal guardian. For locations with a self-service bar, the Platinum Card Member must be of legal drinking age in the location’s jurisdiction to enter without a parent or legal guardian. Must be of legal drinking age to consume alcoholic beverages. Please drink responsibly. American Express reserves the right to remove any person from the Lounge for inappropriate behaviour or failure to adhere to rules, including, but not limited to, conduct that is disruptive, abusive or violent. Access is subject to space availability. Hours may vary by location and are subject to change. Amenities vary among The Centurion Lounge locations and are subject to change. Services and amenities in the Lounge are complimentary, however you are responsible for any purchases and/or servicing charges you authorise our Member Services Professionals to perform on your behalf. Some American Express Cards are not eligible for all services provided by Member Services Desk. American Express will not be liable for any articles lost or stolen or damages suffered by the purchaser or visitor inside The Centurion Lounge. Use of The Centurion Lounge is subject to all rules and conditions set by American Express. American Express reserves the right to revise the rules at any time without notice.

International American Express Lounges. Platinum Card Members have unlimited complimentary access to American Express Lounge locations. Guest access policies vary by location and are subject to change. To access American Express Lounges, the Platinum Card Member must present the agent with the following upon each visit: his or her valid Card and upon request, same-day airline ticket on any carrier and a government-issued I.D. Failure to present this documentation may result in access being denied. Platinum Card Members will not be compensated for changes in locations, rates or policies. American Express reserves the right to remove any person from a lounge for inappropriate behaviour or failure to adhere to lounge rules, including, but not limited to, conduct that is disruptive, abusive or violent. Access is subject to space availability. Amenities, services and hours of operation may vary among locations and are subject to change. Platinum Card Member must be at least 18 years of age to enter without a parent or guardian. Platinum Card Member must be 21 years of age to enter a lounge with a self-service bar, unless you are accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. American Express will not be liable for any articles lost or stolen or damages suffered by the purchaser or visitor inside American Express Lounges. Use of American Express Lounges is subject to all rules and conditions set by American Express. American Express reserves the right to revise the rules at any time without notice.

Priority Pass: Your Priority Pass benefit will be limited to lounge access only. Non-lounge airport experiences in the form of food and beverage credits at restaurants, cafes and bars will no longer be available. From this date, to continue to enjoy access to over 1,200 lounges in 130 countries, please visit americanexpress.com.au/platinumlounges and log in for a list of available lounges. These Terms and Conditions govern Platinum Card Members' participation in and use of the Priority Pass™ program. Priority Pass is an independent airport lounge access program. At any visit to a Priority Pass lounge, you will be automatically charged the guest visit fee equal to the visit fee of the Priority Pass Standard program for each guest. By enrolling in Priority Pass, you agree that you will be responsible for any additional accompanying guest visits and that your Card will be automatically charged after you have signed for the additional guest visit and it has been reported to Priority Pass by the participating lounge. Additionally, you acknowledge and agree that American Express will verify your Card Account number and provide updated Card Account information to Priority Pass. Priority Pass will use this information to fulfil on the Priority Pass program and may use this information for communications related to the program. The Card Member must enrol into Priority Pass. Once enrolled, Platinum Card Members in good standing may access participating Priority Pass lounges by presenting their Priority Pass card and airline boarding pass. In some lounges, the Priority Pass member must be 21 years of age to enter without a parent or guardian. Priority Pass members must adhere to all house rules of participating lounges. Amenities may vary among airport lounge locations. Conference rooms, where available, may be reserved for a nominal fee. Priority Pass lounge partners and locations are subject to change. All Priority Pass members must adhere to the Priority Pass Conditions of Use, which will be sent to you with your membership package and can be viewed at prioritypass.com. Upon receipt of your enrolment information, Priority Pass will send your Priority Pass card and membership package, which you should receive within 4-6 weeks.

20. Includes the American Express Global Lounge Collection, the Centurion Lounge Network and the Priority PassTM program. The Priority PassTM Program is subject to enrolment and the Priority Pass Conditions of Use available at www.prioritypass.com. For more details and the full Terms and Conditions, visit americanexpress.com.au/platinumlounges.