When you Shop Small, you’re not just supporting your neighbourhood favourites — you’re investing in your community. Whether you grab a coffee from your neighbourhood café, get a new ‘do at an independent salon, or shop for threads at a local boutique, your support makes a difference.
2. Spend at any participating Shop Small business by 31 March 2022
3. Get 3 extra points per $1 you spend, up to 40,000 extra points
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When you’re there, don’t forget to Shop Small for 3 extra points per $1 spent, up to 40,000 extra points* at participating small businesses until 31 March 2022. Remember to save the Shop Small offer to your Card.
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Grab a brew from the neighbourhood café, get a trim at the salon or style up in the local boutique.
Whenever you Shop Small locally, you’re investing in your community and helping small
businesses in your area to thrive.
Register your eligible Card and get an entry for each
transaction of $1 or more at a participating Shop
Small business for a chance to win 1 million points.
*Ends 30/11/2022. T&Cs apply.
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Shop Small is a nationwide movement dedicated to supporting the thousands of small businesses in Australia, who are the backbone of our community and economy. The movement brings together support from the business community, governments and consumers encouraging them to support small businesses in their communities.
American Express Card Members who spend $10 or more in a single eligible transaction on their registered Card by 31 August 2020 at participating small businesses in-store or online will receive a $5 credit. Card Members must save the offer on their Card before they spend to receive the credit. The offer can be redeemed once per participating small business at up to 10 different participating small businesses, to get up to $50 back.
How do I enter the Competition?
The competition requires Card Members to first complete and submit the enrolment form to register their eligible Card in the Competition then spend a minimum of AU$1 on their eligible Card at a participating Shop Small business by 30 November 2022. https://acq-au.americanexpress.com/ShopSmall22
Where can I view the enrollment page?
The enrollment link will be featured in dedicated campaign communications below
• MYCA Banners
• Featured on the Shop Small website https://www.americanexpress.com/au/shop-small/card-members.html?intlink=au-en-au-ss-lp-nav-shopper
How many winners will be drawn?
There will be 10 winners drawn in January who will win 1 million Qantas Points, Velocity Points or Membership Rewards points each (as applicable, according to the points program the entrant has elected for their Eligible Card used to make the winning Eligible Transaction).
Is there a fee to enter the draw?
There is no fee to enroll in the competition however there is a minimum transaction amount of AU$1 at a participating Shop Small business required to enter the draw.
How will the winners be notified?
The winning Card Members will be contacted via third party Engage Australia, via email, prompting them to accept their prize. Following this, Engage Australia will follow up with a reminder email one week later and a maximum of three phone calls. If the Card Member still has not accepted the prize after these follow up attempts, there will be a redraw.
How will the 1 million points be awarded to winning Card Members?
The points prize will be awarded to their existing American Express loyalty account for the relevant eligible Card within 28 days of being notified of winning their prize and accepting.
How many times can I win the lucky draw?
Only one (1) prize of one (1) million Membership Rewards points, Velocity Points or Qantas Points can be awarded per person. Eligible Entrants cannot win more than once for Eligible Transactions made on multiple registered Eligible Cards. If an Eligible Entrant is drawn as a winner more than once (including multiple Eligible Card entries), there will be a redraw conducted (excluding SA residents).
Are Additional Cards eligible?
Eligible Additional Card Account spend will be counted as entries provided the entry and eligibility criteria has been met, however, only the Primary Card Member can be drawn as a winner and points will only be awarded to the Primary Card Account.
Will I receive notification upon my draw entry?
No, notifications will not be sent. Once Card Members complete the Competition enrolment form, all eligible transactions over AU$1 at participating Shop Small businesses will earn an entry into the draw.
Will I receive multiple email confirmations if I shopped at different participating Shop Small businesses?
Will I receive multiple email confirmation if I shopped at the same participating Shop Small business for different purchases/receipts?
Will I be notified about my entries into the Competition?
Competition enrolment is confirmed upon completion of the Competition enrolment form. You will not be notified at any point about your draw entries based on spend during the Competition.
Is there a limit to the number of entries into the Competition?
No, you can make multiple entries via eligible transactions but can only win once.
How do I know who is a participating Shop Small business?
To view participating Shop Small businesses where the offer can be redeemed in-store, please click here. To view participating online businesses where the offer can be redeemed online, please click here.
Where can I see the full terms and conditions?
My Card was lost/ stolen/ replaced;do I need to re-enter the Shop Small Competition?
Yes, if your Card Account details have changed, you will need to re-enter your new eligible Card details via the Competition enrollment page during the Competition period.
What if my Card is not enrolled by the Competition end date?
Card Members must register their eligible Card into the Competition between 1 November 2022 - 30 November 2022 and make an eligible transaction by 30 November 2022 to go into the prize draw. Any entries made before or after the promotional period, and before the eligible Card is enrolled in the Competition, will not be considered valid entries into the Competition draw.
Do I have an option to choose between points or cashback?
No, the Competition is a points prize only therefore Cashback Cards are not eligible, and prizes cannot be converted to cash. Card Members must be enrolled in either Membership Rewards, Qantas, or Velocity points loyalty programs to participate in the Competition and go into the draw to win.
How will I know that I can enter the Competition at my business?
You can refer to the AMEX Shop Small Map for participating businesses https://www.americanexpress.com/en-au/maps?&cat=Shop-Small