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The American Express Velocity Platinum Card

Introductory offer of 50,000 Velocity Points1
When you apply online, are approved, and spend $3,000 on your new Card within the first 3 months. This offer is available to new Card Members, as well as Bank- issued American Express companion cardholders1
*Terms & Conditions

Card Type
Annual Fee
$375 p.a.
Interest Rate
20.74% p.a. on purchases2
Interest Free Period
Up to 55 days3

Key Benefits

COMPLIMENTARY FLIGHT

Complimentary Virgin Australia return Economy domestic flight between selected cities each year after your first Card spend each anniversary year4

LOUNGE ACCESS

Enjoy 2 complimentary Virgin Australia lounge passes each anniversary year at selected domestic airports5

WORLDWIDE TRAVEL INSURANCE BENEFITS

Complimentary domestic and international travel insurance6 when you pay for eligible travel on your Card

0% P.A. ON BALANCE TRANSFERS7

0% p.a. on balance transfers for the first 12 months7 - A one-off credit plan establishment fee of 1% applies to any balances transferred. Learn more

Rewards

With the American Express Velocity Platinum Card, you'll enjoy no cap on the amount of Velocity Points you can earn, no spend cap on your earn rate, plus we’ll transfer your points straight to your Velocity Account each month.
  • Earn 1.25 Velocity Points per $1 spent, except government bodies in Australia where you will earn 0.5 Velocity Points per $1 spent8
  • Until 14 April 2019 earn an additional 0.25 Velocity Points per $1 spent on purchases, except for spend at government bodies in Australia
  • Earn 1 additional Velocity Point per $1 spent on purchases with Virgin Australia8

Receive 50,000 bonus Velocity Points when you apply online, are approved, and spend $3,000 on your new Card within the first 3 months. This offer is available to new Card Members, as well as Bank- issued American Express companion cardholders1

Receive 100 Velocity Frequent Flyer Status Credits, when you spend a minimum of $50,000 within your card membership year9

Earn points faster with up to 4 Additional Cards for family members or friends for no extra fee10

    Travel

    • Enjoy a complimentary domestic return flight with Virgin Australia to selected cities, each year after your first Card spend4 - discover where your flight could take you
    • Enjoy two complimentary Virgin Australia lounge passes5 each year at selected domestic airports
    • Enjoy two complimentary entries per year to the American Express Lounge, located at Sydney International Airport or Melbourne International Airport11
    • Complimentary domestic and international travel insurance6 when you pay for eligible travel on your Card
    • Travel Inconvenience Insurance6 will cover you for flight delays, missed connections or delayed luggage

    World-class service

    Relax in the knowledge that when you use your American Express Velocity Platinum Card, you'll always enjoy world-class service and protection wherever you are.
    • Platinum Priority Service available 24/7
    • Refund Protection6
    • Purchase Protection6
    • Online Fraud Protection Guarantee12
    • Emergency Card replacement13
    • Global Card support means you can enjoy account assistance any time of the day or night
    • This American Express Card is eligible for use with Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Google Pay.
    Eligibility
    To save time before you apply for your American Express Velocity Platinum Card, it's best to make sure you can say yes to the following:
    • I am aged 18 years or over
    • I have no history of bad debt or payment default
    • I have an annual income of $65,000 or more
    • I am an Australian citizen or permanent resident or hold a current Business Long Stay Visa (subclass 457)
    If you can say yes, go ahead. Your application takes less than 10 minutes and we may be able to give you a response in less than 60 seconds - so apply now.


    Please click here to read the
    Key Facts Sheet for this Credit Card.

    Ready to Apply?

    Receive 50,000 bonus Velocity Points when you apply online, are approved, and spend $3,000 on your new Card within the first 3 months. This offer is available to new Card Members, as well as Bank- issued American Express companion cardholders1