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Overview

Made to Fly

Apply today and get your next journey off the ground.

Key features
  • No annual Card fee and no additional cost for Supplementary Cards.
  • No limit on the number of Qantas Points2 you can earn. 
  • 5,000 extra points when you spend $300 on purchases within the first 3 months of becoming a Cardmember3.
  • 2,500 extra points3 after your first Card spend in Australia on selected Qantas products and services4.
  • Redeem your points for Award Flights5 with Qantas and their participating partner airlines. You can use your points for a one way, return or multi-destination Classic Award flight on over 30 partner airlines and their affiliates to over 1,000 destinations worldwide5.
  • Up to 44 interest free days on purchases6.
  • An interest rate of 20.74% p.a7.
Benefits

Move closer to your next trip

Get an extra Qantas Point1 for every $1 spent on the Card on selected Qantas products and services in Australia4. And there’s no points cap2.

Key features
  • Automatic transfer of your points to your Qantas Frequent Flyer account.
  • Global Customer Service - Wherever you are in the world, whatever the time of day, we’re here to help.
  • With our Online Fraud Protection Guarantee, you won’t be held responsible for any unauthorised charges online8 as long as you notify us immediately upon discovery of any fraudulent transactions.
  • Refund Protection means we’ll credit your account if you’re refused a refund on an unused eligible item within 90 days of purchase9.
  • American Express® Purchase Protection repairs or replaces eligible items if they are accidentally broken or stolen within 90 days of purchase9.
  • Emergency Card replacement10 - with our global network of offices, we can usually get a replacement Card to you within 48 hours virtually anywhere in the world.
  • Sign up to Alerts at no additional cost. Choose from balance updates, payment due Alerts and confirmation of payment received Alerts, and have them delivered by either SMS or email.
Rewards and Offers

A flying start

Earn up to 7,5003 extra Qantas Points1, that’s:

  • 5,000 extra points3 when you spend $300 on purchases within the first 3 months of becoming a Cardmember3.
  • 2,500 extra points3 after your first Card spend in Australia on selected Qantas products and services4.

Key features
  • Make the most of exclusive deals and discounts with American Express SelectTM.
  • Earn rates subject to change with 3 months’ written notice.

Terms and Conditions

Cards are offered, issued, and administered by American Express Australia Limited ABN 92 108 952 085, Australian Credit Licence No. 291313. Applicants must be 18 years of age or over, reside in Australia and earn a minimum income of $35,000 per annum to apply for the Qantas American Express Discovery Card. American Express income and credit approval criteria applies. Subject to Terms and Conditions. Interest rates, fees and charges apply. All interest rates are quoted as an Annual Percentage Rate. All information, including fees, charges and interest rates are correct as at 22 July 2013 and are subject to change.

  1. You must be a member of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program to earn and redeem Qantas Points. A joining fee may apply. Membership and the earning and redemption of points are subject to the Terms and Conditions of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program available at qantas.com/terms. Points are earned in accordance with and subject to the Qantas American Express Cards Points Terms and Conditions available at americanexpress.com.au/qantaspointsconditions, and exclusions apply. Eligible purchases do not include cash advances, interest, balance transfers, fees and charges for traveller’s cheques and foreign currencies - these do not earn Qantas Points. For the full list of exclusions, please refer to the Qantas American Express Cards Points Terms and Conditions available at americanexpress.com.au/qantaspointsconditions 
  2. As long as your account remains current and in good standing. 
  3. The 7,500 Qantas Points offer is only available to new Qantas American Express Card members who apply via the online application form, are approved by 31 December 2013 and make the required eligible Card spend(s). Points are awarded as follows: * 5,000 points will be awarded when you spend $300 on purchases with your new Card within the first three months of becoming a Cardmember. * An additional 2,500 points will be awarded after the first Card spend on purchases of selected Qantas products and services in Australia. Maximum number of points available under this offer is 7,500 points. Points are earned in accordance with and subject to the Qantas American Express Card Points Terms and Conditions available here,and exclusions apply. Please allow 6 to 8 weeks after you have made the eligible spend for the points to be credited to your account. Qantas Frequent Flyer membership and points are subject to the terms and conditions of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program.
  4. Selected Qantas products and services are Qantas passenger flights (with a QF flight number) purchased on the Qantas merchant account i.e. directly from Qantas, and Qantas Frequent Flyer and Qantas Club membership joining and annual fees. Excludes Jetstar, Qantas Holidays and Qantas branded non-airfare products. Subject to the Qantas American Express Cards Points Terms and Conditions available at americanexpress.com.au/qantaspointsconditions.Taxes, fees and carrier charges apply qantas.com.
  5. Classic Award seats are subject to capacity controls and availability is strictly limited particularly around peak times such as school and public holidays. Some flights may not have any Classic Award seats available. Award flights must be booked at least 24 hours before scheduled departure (and other advance booking requirements may apply). For more information see.
  6. The Credit Card gives you up to 44 days interest free on purchases, depending on 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 the previous statement period. There are no interest free days for cash advances or balance transfers.
  7. Interest rates are current as at 22 July 2013 and subject to change, including changes under our Interest Rate Policy.
  8. Provided that you notify us immediately of any fraudulent transactions and you have complied with your Card Conditions, you will not be held liable for any unauthorised charges. "Immediately" means as soon as you are aware but no later than on or after the due date for payment of the statement in which the fraudulent transaction appears. 10. If your Credit Card is lost or stolen, you must report it immediately. You can call American Express 24 hours a day. In Australia, call us on 1300 363 687. If you are overseas, report your lost or stolen Card to the nearest American Express Travel Service or Representative Office. Once you have notified us, you are not liable for any unauthorised charges.
  9. Qantas American Express Discovery Card Insurances are underwritten by ACE Insurance Limited (ABN 23 001 642 020, AFSL No. 239687) (ACE) and are subject to the terms, conditions and exclusions contained in the American Express Discovery Card Insurances policy of insurance between American Express Australia Limited (ABN 92 108 952 085, AFSL No. 291313) (American Express) and ACE. This does not take into account your objectives, financial situation or needs. It is important for you to read the Terms and Conditions available here and consider the appropriateness of that insurance in relation to your individual requirements.
  10. If your Credit Card is lost or stolen, you must report it immediately. You can call American Express 24 hours a day. In Australia, call us on 1300 363 687. If you are overseas, report your lost or stolen Card to the nearest American Express Travel Service or Representative Office. Once you have notified us, you are not liable for any unauthorised charges. American Express Australia Limited (ABN 92 108 952 085) ® Registered Trademark of American Express Company.