With more than 100 million Cardmembers worldwide and many visiting Kenya for tourism, business or to see friends and family, you could access a new customer base for your business. Begin accepting American Express transactions through Equity Bank to welcome payments from Cardmembers who live in Kenya and those who are visiting.
Join our merchant network today and discover the business benefits of accepting American Express.
American Express has a high-spending Cardmember base which is rewarded for spend activity with loyalty points. The average spend per Card on the American Express network is around 3x higher than other networks1. By accepting American Express Cards, you could attract business from high-spending local Cardmembers and global Cardmembers visiting Kenya.
Capture corporate spend
More than 60% of 2019 FORTUNE Global 500® companies are American Express Global Corporate Payments Customers2. Corporate Cardmembers from these companies often look to use their American Express Cards when travelling on business trips.
1. Average worldwide spend on AXP network vs. weighted average of Visa / Mastercard worldwide credit / charge spend per card. AXP and Mastercard data based on 12 months to December 2019, Visa based on 12 months to September 2019.
2. As determined by an analysis conducted by American Express Global Commercial Services. FORTUNE® and FORTUNE Global 500® are trademarks of FORTUNE Media IP Limited and are used under license. FORTUNE® and FORTUNE Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse the products or services of, American Express.
How to become a merchant that accepts American Express
American Express partners with leading banks and financial institutions across Africa and around the world to acquire merchants on the American Express network.
Contact Equity Bank to begin accepting payments from American Express Cardmembers.
Call Equity Bank on +254 763 063 000 or email email@example.com
From window stickers to tent cards, displaying the American Express logo in your store will show international visitors and local Cardmembers that you accept American Express Cards. It is a great way to attract more Cardmembers to your establishment.
If you have an e-commerce store, add the American Express logo to your website and checkout page to let customers know that your business welcomes American Express Cards.
Contact Equity Bank to request point-of-purchase materials for your business.