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Support Shop Small


Let’s help to keep
small businesses in business

Let’s help to keep
small businesses
in business

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Spend $10 or more, get $5 back*


We believe in supporting small businesses all year round but this winter, they need your support more than ever. Get started now and Shop Small – in-store and online – all for the small businesses at the heart of our communities.


Card Members who save the offer to their Card, spend $10 or more, in one transaction, online or in-store at participating small businesses by 31 August 2020 will receive a $5 credit. Valid up to 10 times, once per participating businesses.

Terms, conditions and exclusions apply.


Find businesses in your area that welcome American Express, or connect with Shop Small online

Discover the many small businesses that are open around you and show your support. Every order or purchase can help make a difference. Search the directory or view the map to begin.

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Stories behind the flavours that make your community great

American Express and delicious. brought you mouthwatering videos, articles and experiences featuring some of your local foodie favourites.



Explore the world of modern Middle Eastern cuisine with small business owner Ibby Moubadder. Over the past few months, Ibby and his team re-imagined the Nour experience, offering at-home meals and pantry boxes to stay connected with their local community. Now they are back and welcoming guests to dine in and enjoy the full experience of this Surry Hills treasure.

The Restaurant Pendolino


Renowned for their timeless Italian food, Pendolino quickly adapted in recent months, providing the magic of Pendolino at home by offering the products they are best known for to go. As small business owner Nino Zoccali re-opens the doors, the team at Pendolino are thrilled to welcome back their passionate customers once again.


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Support your local restaurants

Head to TheFork to discover and book a reservation at Shop Small eligible retailers.

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We’ve increased contactless card PIN limits

To reduce physical contact at the point of sale, you will no longer need to enter a PIN on American Express contactless transactions up to $200 (previously $100).


This update is currently being rolled out progressively to businesses. Continue to follow the instructions on terminals when making a payment.

Refer Friends, Get Rewarded and Shop Small Together1


Have a friend who would like to shop small too? Refer them an American Express Card® and earn Bonus Points when they’re approved. Referring is easy. Simply login online or via the AMEX app and share your unique referral link. Eligible Card Members only and Terms and Conditions apply.

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