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The American Express
Explorer® Credit Card

Membership Rewards earn rate changes  

 

Type of spend Current Membership Rewards point earn rate New Membership Rewards point earn rate
from 15 April 2019
Government 0.5 1
All other spend 2 2




 

 

 

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 Current partner-point conversion New partner-point conversion
from 15 April 2019
Transfer to Velocity Frequent Flyer 4 Membership Rewards points =
3 Velocity Points
2 Membership Rewards points =
1 Velocity Point
Transfer to Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer 4 Membership Rewards points =
3 KrisFlyer Miles
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 Current 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 Starwood Preferred Guest® 3 Membership Rewards points = 2 Starpoints® No change
Other travel redemptions Current dollar-value conversion New dollar-value conversion
from 15 April 2019
Helloworld Travel 13,500 Membership Rewards points = $100 13,500 Membership Rewards points = $67.50
American Express Travel Online 13,500 Membership Rewards points = $100 13,500 Membership Rewards points = $67.50
Webjet 13,500 Membership Rewards points = $100 13,500 Membership Rewards points = $67.50
Other redemptions Current dollar-value conversion New dollar-value conversion
from 15 April 2019
Select + Pay with points 1,000 Membership Rewards points = $7.41 credit 1,000 Membership Rewards points = $5 credit
Points for Credit From 13,500 Membership Rewards points = $100 credit 13,500 Membership Rewards points = $67.50 credit
Gift Cards Current 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



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Use Membership Rewards points to pay off your Shop Small transactions and you'll enjoy 30% extra value. That means you can pay eligible charges using 30% fewer points than usual. T&Cs apply.

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