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Overview

You'll be out of here in no time

Why wait to escape? We've arranged for a few crafty ways to help you get away sooner. Take a look below to find out how.

Key features
  • Earn 2 Velocity Points for every $1 spent with Virgin Australia1.
  • Earn 1 Velocity Point per dollar spent on all other purchases1.
  • There's no limit to the number of Velocity Points you can earn, as long as your account is in good standing. Velocity Points earned on your Card are transferred directly to your Velocity Account each month and can be redeemed for a range of flights, accommodation, car hire, gift cards and much more1.
  • Supplementary Credit Cards2 – earn Velocity points faster with Supplementary Cards at no extra cost.
Benefits

We'll take care of the things you can't plan for

Once you've tasted freedom, we want you to enjoy it. No matter where you escape to, you can relax knowing you have a friend nearby.

Key features
  • American Express Travel Services –with 2,200 Travel and Foreign Exchange Services locations in more than 140 countries1, travel assistance is just around the corner.
  • Emergency Card replacement 2 –with our global network of offices, we can usually get a replacement Card to you within one working day virtually anywhere in the world.
  • Refund Protection3 – we'll credit your account if you're refused a refund on an unused eligible item within 90 days of purchase.
  • Purchase Protection 3 repairs or refunds eligible items if they are accidentally broken or stolen within 90 days of purchase.
  • Online Fraud Protection Guarantee 4 – shop online with confidence, because with our Online Fraud Protection Guarantee, you won't be held responsible for any unauthorised charges made without your knowledge while shopping online.
Rewards and Offers

The perfect escape kit – it's all here

With $0 annual Supplementary Card fees and a choice of airline partners, the American Express Velocity Escape Card enables you to escape quickly – and in style.

Key features
  • Earn 2 Velocity Points per dollar spent with Virgin Australia1.
  • Earn 1 Velocity Point per dollar spent on all other purchases1.
  • There's no limit to the number of Velocity Points you can earn as long as your account is in good standing. Velocity Points earned on your Card are transferred directly to your Velocity Account each month and can be redeemed for a range of flights, accommodation, car hire, gift cards and much more1.

Terms and conditions

To earn and redeem Velocity Points, you must be a Velocity member. Velocity membership and Points earn and redemption are subject to the Member Terms and Conditions, available here , as amended from time to time.

  1. Points are earned in accordance with the American Express Velocity Cards Points Terms and Conditions available here . Exclusions apply. The earn rate of 2 Points per $1 spent applies only to Virgin Australia purchases made in Australia. An earn rate of 1 Point per $1 spent applies everywhere else.
  2. Supplementary Credit Card members must be over 18 years of age. You will be liable for all Supplementary Credit Card spending. Points are earned in accordance with the American Express Velocity Cards Points Terms and Conditions available here . Exclusions apply.
  3. Comprises Travel and Foreign Exchange Services locations of American Express; not all services available at all locations. Travel services are provided by American Express International, Inc. (ABN 15 000 618 208). Incorporated with limited liability in Delaware, USA. Licensed Travel Agent, 12 Shelley Street, Sydney NSW. Licence No. ACT - 18800682, NSW - 2TA000113, VIC – TA-30233, QLD- 3497079, SA - 214584, WA - 9TA81, TAS - TAS064.
  4. 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.
  5. American Express Velocity Escape 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 Velocity Escape Card Insurances policy of insurance between American Express Australia Limited (ABN 92 108 952 085, AFSL No. 291313) (American Express) and ACE. This page does not take into account your objectives, financial situation or needs. It is important for you to read the Terms and Conditions available at americanexpress.com/australia/campaigns/velocity/pdfs/pds_escapebenefits.pdf and consider the appropriateness of that insurance in relation to your individual requirements.
  6. Provided that you notify us immediately upon discovery of any fraudulent transactions and you have complied with your Cardmember Agreement, you will not be held liable for any unauthorised charges.