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Accept our Cards to be part of Shop Small 20211











Sign up to accept American
 Express Cards and you could benefit from Shop Small – a campaign promoting local businesses to our Card Members all year long1

Call 1300 363 614 (Monday-Friday 8am-6pm AEST/AEDT) or click the button below to apply online (Sole Traders only) or have us contact you to learn more.


When you accept

American Express

we support you 



Complimentary marketing to help send American Express Card Members your way


Tools and online support to help manage your business


Competitive and transparent pricing with no set up costs or hidden fees  



Best-in-class solutions to help prevent
fraud and disputes online or in-store


Speedy payment options – get paid as quickly as one business day1

















Shop Small is here to support you all year.

Shop Small is back and bigger than ever, giving Card Members extra reasons to spend with small businesses like yours all year long. More rewards for them could mean more customers for you.


During the year long campaign, Card Members who first save the Shop Small offer to their eligible Card, will get 3 extra points per dollar they spend at your and other Shop Small participating businesses. Card Members can earn up to 40,000 extra points until 31 March 2022.


Your business could be featured in personalised emails we send to our Card Members, and on our American Express Map 3, making it easy for Card Members to find you. You’ll also be eligible for complimentary Shop Small branded signage to help make your customers aware of the campaign and offer.


Don’t miss out on welcoming more customers. Sign up to accept American Express Cards to be included in the campaign, subject to eligibility1.













An extra set of eyes on your business:



Help reduce fraud with a suite of tools designed to help flag suspicious activity and keep your business safe. We also continually update our policies to make managing disputes easier.


To understand our Disputes process better click here.


Competitive Rates, 

without the guesswork.


As an American Express accepting Merchant, your rates are competitive, transparent and based on your industry and annual account activity. These rates are consistent across all our Credit and Charge Card products to help make acceptance simple4

There are also no extra set up costs or additional monthly fees involved – you only pay when a customer uses their American Express Card.

We've added over 98,000 new locations across Australia in 2019 & 2020. Not one of them?

Apply Online

Apply Online as a Sole Trader

Sole Traders can apply to accept American Express Cards through the self guided online application. A Sole Trader is someone who is the only person legally responsible for all aspects of the business.

This application will take about 15 minutes to complete.


Contact Us

Not a sole trader? Contact Us

Our dedicated sales team is available to answer any questions and to help you get set up as quickly as possible. 


Connect with us today and we will call you back within 24 hours. 


Or Call us at 1300 363 614

(Monday-Friday 8am-6pm AEST/AEDT)

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