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The American Express®
Gold Credit Card

Membership Rewards earn rate changes  

 

If you are unsure which Membership Rewards program you are enrolled in please refer to the FAQs.

 

Type of spend Previous Membership Rewards point earn rate New Membership Rewards point earn rate
from 15 April 2019
Government 0.5 1
Utilities, insurance and telecommunications 0.5 1.25
All other spend 1 1.25



 

 


 

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 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 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 BonvoyTM 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 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 Previous 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 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
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 BonvoyTM 3 Membership Rewards points = 2 Marriott points  No change
Other travel redemption 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

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