Make sure the airport lounge is your destination, before your destination

Don’t travel like the masses. Enjoy airport lounge access thanks to American Express


Make ‘airport lounge’ the first stop of your holiday

As an American Express® Card Member, you could escape the crowds and enjoy:

food and drinks

Free hi-speed


Whether you have airport lounge access (and which ones you can enter) depends on your Card type.

Explore our range of eligible Cards below

The American Express® Platinum Card

Be spoiled for choice with access to over 1,200 lounges, in 500+ airports across 130 countries (and counting).

The American Express Explorer® Credit Card

Make sure your holiday begins the moment you arrive at the airport. Enjoy two complimentary passes into an American Express Lounge(1) – which you can use at Sydney or Melbourne International Airport – every Membership year.

The Qantas American Express Ultimate Card

Your Qantas Ultimate Card ensures you’re comfortable in the airport and the air. Enjoy two complimentary entries into the American Express Lounge(1) each Membership year and two entries into the Qantas Club Lounge.7

The Qantas American Express Premium Card

Every year, after your first Card spend in Australia, you’ll receive two complimentary single entry passes into the Qantas Club Lounge. Relax, recharge and let your holiday start a little sooner.

The American Express Velocity Platinum Card

Your Velocity Platinum Card makes every part of travel memorable. For starters, enjoy two complimentary single entries into the Virgin Australia Lounge every Membership year (at selected airports).8

The David Jones American Express Platinum Card

Glide through the airport and land in the American Express Lounge. You’ll have two complimentary single entry passes each year to use at Sydney or Melbourne International Airports.

Looking for a Card?

Everyone’s different, so you need a Card that has its own unique benefits.
Choose the Card that best suits you.

Balance Transfer

Pay 0% on balance transfers for the first 12 months


Earn Membership Rewards points from everyday spending

Frequent Flyer

Maximise rewards for every trip


Enjoy premium benefits and experiences

No Annual Fee

Save more with no annual fee to pay

Live life to the full with Membership

As an American Express Card Member, you get to enjoy travel benefits that take you further, points that are more rewarding and services that open more doors around the world.