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Contactless Payments with your American Express® Card


You’re invited to link your eligible American Express® Card to a compatible Android Device so you can pay on the go with your device using Google Pay. Look for the contactless symbol when you pay at merchants that accept American Express contactless payments.


Whether you swipe, click or tap to pay, American Express has your back. With fraud and online protection1, American Express is always working to safeguard you.

World-class Service

When you use an eligible American Express Card to tap and pay using Google Pay, it works just like tapping your plastic Card. So expect the same great customer service – whenever or wherever you need us.


Amex Offers is the easy way to access savings from Australia’s favourite brands and stores2. Find offers on the Mobile App and simply use your Card to get credits straight to your account. No vouchers to print. No hassle.

How To Add Your Card

1. Download the Google Pay app and select '+'. You can download the app here 
2. If you have previously loaded a Card to your Google account, you will see it displayed for selection.
3. Otherwise, add another Card by scanning it using your device camera or manually entering the Card details.
4. Confirm the billing address for your American Express Card, and then follow the additional instructions.
5. For security purposes, we may ask you to enter a one-time Verification Code to confirm your identity.

How To Make A Payment In-store

1. Wake up your device. 
2. Hold it to the contactless reader. 
3. A checkmark will appear on the screen indicating that your payment was successful. 
4. If your transaction size is $100 or more, you will also need to enter your Card PIN on the terminal.

Learn more about using Google Tap and Pay.

Where To Pay

Just look for one of these symbols at checkout at participating merchants.

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