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American Express® GlobalTravel Card

Available in: $ USD // £ GBP // € EUR

Three Global Travel Cards

The American Express GlobalTravel Card

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How to use the American Express GlobalTravel Card

Learn how to use the Card safely and easily during your journey.

Back of GlobalTravel card

By taking a few simple precautions, you can ensure that
your travel funds are safe.

  • Read Your Card Envelope

    Depending on the Authorised Seller where you purchase the Card, you may be required to activate your Card. Check your Card envelope prior to your journey and follow the instructions. Once activated, your funds will be available the next business day.

  • Sign the Back of Your Card

    Immediately sign the back of your Card when you
    receive it. Keep your Backup Card in its original
    packaging and store it separately.

  • Remember or Reset Your Pin

    Memorise your Card PIN, or call Customer Service
    to change it to something more memorable.

  • Create an Online Account

    Register your Card online, so you can easily check
    your Card balance and transaction history. Simply click on Register Your Card.

  • Store Your Backup Card Safely

    Bring the Backup Card when you travel, but keep it in
    its original packaging until needed, and store it
    separately. Learn More

American Express Logo

Use your American Express GlobalTravel Card to pay
for goods and services.

  • Use at Millions of Locations

    The Card is accepted at millions of locations outside of Australia, where American Express is accepted, regardless of the currency of your Card. Simply look
    for the American Express logo. Learn More

  • Swipe and Sign

    To pay for a purchase, use the Card like any other payment card. There are no limits placed on your spending, up to the amount you have loaded on
    the Card.

  • Shop Online from Overseas Merchants

    The Card can also be used for online purchases — as
    long as the merchant is outside Australia.

Widthdraw Local Currency

You can use the American Express GlobalTravel Card worldwide at ATMs that accept American Express, outside of Australia.

  • Withdraw Local Currency

    When you need cash in the local currency, use your Card to withdraw the amount you need at an ATM.

  • Locate ATMs

    For more information on which ATM networks accept the American Express GlobalTravel Card, please download the ATM Network Listing.

Information regarding all ATM Fees & Limits is included in the Product Disclosure Statement.

Lost card support

Report a lost or stolen Card immediately, by calling Customer Service. We can assist you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • Request Replacement Cards

    If your Backup Card is also lost or stolen, we can send a new replacement Card to your preferred destination, at no extra cost.

    If your Card has expired, please call Customer Service and they will assist you.

  • Get Emergency Funds Access

    To access your funds while waiting for a replacement, we can arrange an emergency wire transfer through Western Union. Please note that standard limits apply and funds will only be released in the name of the account holder.

Information regarding all Fees & Limits is included in the Product Disclosure Statement.

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