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Sydney nights
and city lights


Vivid Sydney illuminates from May 24 – June 15

The largest festival of light, music and ideas in the Southern Hemisphere, Vivid Sydney, is returning to transform the harbour city into a colourful creative canvas.


American Express Card Members have much to look forward to during Vivid Sydney, with exciting benefits throughout the festival. Whether you love seeing the lights on foot or over a glass of Champagne at the American Express Lounge, you’ll be seeing Vivid Sydney in style.

Dine while the lights shine with TheFork


Sydney’s diverse and exciting culinary options are more enticing than ever, and when you book
with TheFork you can expect more than just a great meal.


Get $20 back in these three steps2


Limited to the first 20,000 bookings. Offer ends 16 June 2019.



Sync your Card


Sync your American Express Card to
your account at TheFork, or sign up as
a new member.



Book on TheFork


Log in to your account on TheFork and
book a restaurant badged ‘Amex Spend
$50 get $20’



Pay with your synced Card


Spend $50 or more at your booked
restaurant and get a $20 credit on
your Card.


Shining a light on offers across the city


Spend $50 or more, get $20
back with TheFork2


Sync, book and dine on TheFork and get a $20 credit when you spend $50 or more at participating restaurants by 16 June 2019.


Limited to the first 20,000 bookings.
Exclusions apply.


Spend $300 or more,
get $50 back with BridgeClimb3


Climb Sydney’s iconic landmark
and get a view like no other.


Limited to the first 10,000 Cards.
Exclusions apply.


Spend $300 or more, get $60 back
with Captain Cook Cruises4


Treat yourself to a harbour cruise and see the lights from the water. Offer available at participating Captain Cook Cruises & SeaLink Group locations & websites by 30 June 2019.


Limited to the first 7,500 Cards.
Exclusions apply.


Spend $240 or more, get $40
back with Red Balloon5


Whilst you’re in town, get up to
something more exciting.


Limited to the first 20,000 Cards.
Exclusions apply.


Spend $20 or more,
get $5 back at Taronga Zoo6


Visit by 16 June and receive one $5 credit when you spend $20 or more in one transaction, in-person only at Zoo shops or participating cafes and restaurants.


Limited to the first 30,000 Cards
Exclusions apply.


Spend $200 or more, get $30 back,
up to 2 times, with Europcar7


Offer available at participating Europcar locations. Applies to car rentals booked, returned and paid for by 28 June 2019.


Exclusions apply.


Get 10% back every ride with Rydo8


Credit applies to spend made via the Rydo Taxi App by 15 June 2019.


Exclusions apply.


Spend $75 or more,
get $10 back at David Jones9


Offer applies to one in-store transaction at David Jones – Elizabeth Street and Market Street stores in Sydney by 16 June 2019.


Limited to the first 25,000 Cards.


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Get up to 40% off selected Sydney hotels
with American Express Travel10


Book online by 31 July 2019. Sydney stays for
Vivid Sydney start from 24 May – 31
August 2019.


Terms and Conditions apply.


A wild Vivid Sydney
experience is waiting
for you at Taronga Zoo


There is no experience more unique than seeing Vivid Sydney at Taronga Zoo. Not only does it have the finest views of the lights the other side of the harbour has to offer, but there is so much more to see and do at Sydney’s famous zoo.

Enjoy all these benefits:

  10% off ticket admission11
  10% discount on Roar and Snore by phone12
  15% off purchases at Taronga Zoo retail outlets13

Good ideas are easy
to come by


Vivid Ideas: The Music Backers
Who’s behind some of the most influential names in music today? What are their stories?

The Music Backers will uncover this and more during a panel session featuring some of the key players in the Australian music industry.


When:  Thursday 6 June, 5:30pm
Where:  Vivid Ideas Exchange, Museum of Contemporary Art

Get around easily


You can use your American Express® Card to pay for a standard (peak) Adult Opal fare on all Sydney Trains, NSW TrainLink Intercity Opal services, Sydney Ferries and light rail services.

Popular? Get more
rewards by inviting
a friend to
American Express


Successfully referring someone to American Express
means you can earn Bonus Points. Just log in to your
account, select a Card to refer with, then share your
referral link14. You’ll both enjoy retail and travel benefits,
exclusive access and offers, and more.

Want to get access to these Vivid Sydney experiences and more?
Become an American Express Card Member today.


We Support
Vivid Sydney

American Express proudly backs Vivid Sydney, and we are incredibly thankful for the tireless efforts of all the event volunteer staff. Without their hard work, the festival would not shine as brightly.