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The American Express®
Business Accelerator Card

Membership Rewards earn rate changes  

 

Type of spend Previous Membership Rewards point earn rate New Membership Rewards point earn rate
from 15 April 2019
Government 0.5 1
Utilities and insurance 0.5 2
All other spend
(including AccessLine®)
2
Up to 100,000 Membership Rewards points after which the earn rate reverts to 1 point per $1 spent
2
 

We are increasing the points you earn via our FX International Payments (FXIP) service. The Membership Rewards earn rate for FXIP customers of 1 point for every $30 transferred will change to 1 point for every $15 transferred. FXIP transactions are excluded from the standard Membership Rewards earn rate.

 

 

 


 

Membership Rewards redemption rate changes

 

For a full list of redemption rate changes, click the link below this table.

 

Transfer to airline rewards partner programs Previous partner-point conversion New partner-point conversion
from 15 April 2019
Transfer to Velocity Frequent Flyer 1 Membership Rewards point =
1 Velocity Point
2 Membership Rewards points =
1 Velocity Point
Transfer to Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer 1 Membership Rewards point =
1 KrisFlyer Mile
2 Membership Rewards points =
1 KrisFlyer Mile
Transfer to Emirates Skywards 4 Membership Rewards points =
3 Skyward Miles
2 Membership Rewards points =
1 Skyward Mile
Transfer to frequent guest partners Previous partner-point conversion New partner-point conversion
from 15 April 2019
Transfer to Hilton Honors 1 Membership Rewards point =
1 Hilton Honors point
2 Membership Rewards points =
1 Hilton Honors point
Transfer to Marriott Bonvoy™ 3 Membership Rewards points = 2 Marriott points No change
Other travel redemptions Previous dollar-value conversion New dollar-value conversion
from 15 April 2019
Helloworld Travel 10,000 Membership Rewards points = $100 10,000 Membership Rewards points = $50
American Express Travel Online 10,000 Membership Rewards points = $100 10,000 Membership Rewards points = $50
Webjet 10,000 Membership Rewards points = $100 10,000 Membership Rewards points = $50
Other redemptions Previous dollar-value conversion New dollar-value conversion
from 15 April 2019
Select + Pay with points 1,000 Membership Rewards points = $7 credit 1,000 Membership Rewards points = $5 credit
Points for Credit From 8,000 Membership Rewards points = $50 credit 8,000 Membership Rewards points = $40 credit
Gift Cards Previous number of Membership Rewards
points required
New number of Membership Rewards
points required from 15 April 2019
$50 6,750 Membership Rewards points 10,000 Membership Rewards points
$100 13,500 Membership Rewards points 20,000 Membership Rewards points

 

 

Please note the transfer rate to Marriott Bonvoy™ remains unchanged.

 

  Click here to view all redemption rates PDF >

 

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Improve your business cash flow with Points for Credit

Points for Credit allows you to redeem your points for a credit to your American Express Business Card account. This gives you the flexibility to pay down your statement balance using Membership Rewards points.

Redeem points for Gift Cards

With American Express Gift Cards, you can redeem Membership Rewards points for presents to thank your clients, reward staff or even treat yourself this holiday season.

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