To earn points you simply need to use your American Express Card for your everyday purchases and watch your points add up. You can also earn points for spending made with Supplementary Cards (additional Cards, linked to your profile, that you can give to friends and family).
If you have an American Express Platinum Credit Card, you will earn 1.5 Membership Rewards for every R5 eligible* spend spent using your card. If you have an American Express Gold Credit Card, you will earn 1 Membership Rewards point for every R5 eligible* spend using your card. And if you are an American Express Business or Corporate Cardmember, you will earn 1 Membership Reward point for every R5 eligible* spend using your card.
Your American Express Membership Rewards points are available to you to redeem as soon as you start earning them.
The new American Express Membership Rewards Card is a market leading capability for Membership Rewards members to spend their Rewards points. You will get instant access to your points with the Membership Rewards card. You can use this card for online and instore purchases at over 150 000 local stores, make cash withdrawals at any ATM, redeem your points for fuel and you can even use your card to enjoy lifestyle experiences around the globe.
To redeem your points online visit www.membershiprewards.co.za or www.membershiprewardstravel.co.za. Simply login to your Membership Rewards account and choose from a variety of exlusive deals. You will be spoilt for chose with the many redemption options that we have online.
Membership Rewards is the only local rewards programme to offer its members the ability to choose from five airlines worldwide. We have partnered with four global airline rewards programmes, enabling you to exchange your Membership Rewards points for miles with the British Airways Executive Club, EL AL Matmid Frequent Flyer Club, SAA Voyager, Virgin Atlantic Flying Club. In addition, members can choose travel rewards from local airlines, travel agents and hotels, and even redeem points for foreign currency. So, you have more travel options than anywhere else.
You can redeem your points to pay for your annual or monthly American Express Card fees and annual membership fees and even choose to donate your points. You can purchase gift and shopping vouchers and even choose to donate your points.
We provide you with so many redemption options because these are your rewards and you should redeem them your way.
*Eligible spend includes local and international purchases and excludes cash withdrawals, casino chip purchases, fuel purchases, finance or other card charges, fees or taxes levied by Nedbank or the government, purchases of travellers cheques or other negotiable instruments, garage card transactions, budget account instalments and interest thereon, insurance premiums and internet transfers/payments.