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Do great things with your lifestyle

From the tastiest places to dine out to activities that keeping the kids active and happy over the holidays, discover what great things you can do day in, day out.

Maximise Your Earning Potential with Membership Rewards Points

Card Members get great value on their purchases with Membership Rewards Points, because your points aren’t capped - which means there’s no limit to the number of points you can earn. In even better news, your points don’t expire, as long as your account is in good standing. This means you can use your points whenever you like, with no pressure around having to make the most of them within a fixed timeframe. Read on to find out how you can earn points and subsequently be rewarded.

Get Rewarded with Platinum Membership

The Platinum Card® opens up a world of luxury you can get used to with the Membership Rewards programme. See how you can make the most of your points to enhance your lifestyle.

Be Rewarded and Benefit from the Platinum Card

If you love the finer things in life, the American Express Platinum Card® is the luxury Card for you. Read about the range of Card benefits it comes with.


5 incredible venues in Sydney for the perfect group dining experience

As one of the world’s most iconic cities, Sydney is home to a range of delicious food and incredible experiences. Here are a few of Sydney’s great places to dine at, to help supercharge your points balance.


Best Places to Eat in Melbourne with Platinum Card Dining Credit

A good meal can nourish, inspire and when shared with loved ones, turn into cherished memories. If you’re a foodie and are lucky enough to live in or visit Melbourne, expect to be absolutely spoilt for choice.

Best picnic spots in Canberra

5 best picnic spots in Canberra to enjoy an afternoon out with family or friends. Picnics are the perfect way to spend a day. Enjoy the sunshine, wine, cheese and the company of your best friends at one of these picnic spots in Canberra.


Vogue American Express Fashion’s Night Out

Prepare yourself for a fashion frenzy as the cities come alive with the buzz of Vogue's signature event. Vogue American Express Fashion’s Night Out (VAEFNO) is a celebration of fashion and style. Originating in New York City, this annual event has since spread its glamour to fashion capitals worldwide, including Melbourne and Sydney.


Maximise Velocity Points with the AMEX Velocity Platinum Card

Unlock an exceptional travel experience with the American Express Velocity Platinum Credit Card, for the modern traveller who seeks more from their credit card. Elevate your journey and transform the way you experience travel rewards. From airport lounge passes to complimentary insurance coverage, this premium Card opens the door to endless travel benefits and extraordinary opportunities.


Supercharge Your Shopping Deals With MyAmexShop

MyAmexShop shows you unique American Express deals for your Card on your favourite retailers online, and provides credit back on eligible purchases when you shop with your Amex Card.


Christmas gift ideas for couples

One of the trickiest briefs to cover is selecting Christmas gifts for couples that have everything (or at least appear to have everything!). But even though there’s all types of couples, giving the gift of an experience will always be thoughtful, and doing activities together is a great way of bringing people closer during tough times.




From helpful ways to get on top your Credit Card bill to simple steps to save on your weekly groceries, learn what great things you can do to help you save money.



From getting out of town for the day to getting away from it all for a well-earned break, see what great things you can do on your travels.




From helping you get prepared to bring a new puppy home to guiding you through buying your first home, find out what great things you can do for the moments that matter most.