Dedicated travel service at your fingertips.
Simplify your lifestyle with our travel services, through which you can do the following and more:
- Make flight bookings and travel arrangements, and get advice.
- Organise car hire, with specially discounted Avis rates.
- Redeem airline miles.
- Book holidays with your Membership Rewards® points.
- Dedicated travel consultants - The American Express Gold Credit Card service team is available 24 hours a day to assist you with all your travel arrangements, from sourcing competitive airline quotes (to give you the choice of flexibility or price) to booking flights, car hire and hotel reservations worldwide.
- If you do not have the time to arrange your travel, simply call on the Gold Travel Service for flight bookings, organising car hire,redemption of airline miles or booking holidays with your Membership Rewards® points.
Turn every journey into an extraordinary experience.
Airport Lounge Access
- Get 12 complimentary visits a year to the Bidvest Premier Club domestic lounges.
- You and your family will receive automatic local and international cover* of up to R4 million. Optional comprehensive topup cover is available at discounted rates. Your card gives you access to a range of travel offers and benefits.
As an American Express Gold Credit Cardmember, you can enjoy special benefits when you rent with Avis. American Express Cardmembers can get:
- up to 15% discount off standard rates; and
- an upgrade voucher.
To redeem your benefits:
- Go to avisworld.com/amex and book your car.
- Print your upgrade voucher and present at the rental counter.
American Express reserves the right to instruct Avis to cancel your membership if you cease to be a cardmember or your account is not in good standing. Benefits vary by market and location of rental, and may be subject to change and availability. Avis President’s Preferred enrolment is required to enjoy all benefits. Additional Avis terms and conditions apply.
As an American Express Gold Credit Cardmember, you can enjoy special Hertz benefits when you register for Hertz Gold Plus Rewards. Hertz Gold Plus Rewards benefits include:
- Priority service at the counter.
- 10% discount off standard rates – one car-class upgrade on rentals of five consecutive days or more (subject to availability).
- Free additional driver for your spouse or civil partner.
To redeem your benefits:
- Register for Hertz Gold Plus Rewards, using the voucher code CDP# 705500 at www.hertz.com/AmexBenefits.
- Book directly with Hertz.
- Ensure that your Hertz Gold Plus Rewards membership number is entered when booking.
American Express reserves the right to instruct Hertz to cancel your membership if you cease to be a cardmember or your account is not in good standing. Benefits vary by market and location of rental, and may be subject to change and availability. Not all benefits are available in every country. Gold Plus Rewards Five Star enrolment is required to enjoy all benefits. Additional Hertz terms and conditions apply.
Selected hotels, exceptional value
The Hotel Collection includes hundreds of curated properties from trusted brands such as Hyatt and Hilton Hotels. Receive $100 hotel credit* for qualifying dining, spa and resort activities when you stay at least two consecutive nights. We’ll even upgrade your room at check-in if there’s one available.
To reserve your next stay and receive your exclusive Hotel Collection benefits, simply contact your Gold Travel Service on +27 (0)11 710 4040 or visit www.americanexpress.com/southafrica/explorehc.