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The fastest Airpoints Dollar™ earning Platinum credit card

$59 spend = 1 Airpoints Dollar1

300 bonus Airpoints Dollars2

$250 spend = 1 Status Point3. The fast way to tier status

Complimentary Smartphone Screen Insurance4

Access to The American Express Lounge at Sydney or Melbourne International Airport5 and VIP lounges6, plus complimentary travel insurance7

Discounted Koru membership8


There before you know it

$59 spend = 1 Airpoints Dollar

The fastest Airpoints Dollar™ earning Platinum credit card. Earn 1 Airpoints Dollar for every $59 you spend1 on everyday purchases, such as gas and groceries – even your bills.

Note: 1 Airpoints Dollar is worth 1 New Zealand dollar at Air New Zealand.

300 bonus Airpoints DollarsTM

Enjoy 300 bonus Airpoints Dollars2. Apply by 1 April 2019, be approved and spend $1,500 in the first three months. New Card Members only.

$250 spend = 1 Status Point

Enjoy a fast way to tier status. Earn 1 Status Point for every $250 you spend3.

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Smartphone Screen Insurance

Complimentary Smartphone Screen Insurance

Smartphone Screen Insurance4 for up to $500 for front screen repairs to your Smartphone when you pay for your Smartphone outright or your monthly Smartphone contract or SIM Only Plan with your American Express Airpoints Platinum Card.

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All for an annual Card fee of $195

See how fast your Airpoints Dollars add up

300 Airpoints Dollars*
 

The fastest Airpoints Dollar™ earning Platinum credit card, see how easy it is for your Airpoints Dollars to add up. You’ll earn 1 Airpoints Dollar for every $59 you spend.
And it’s simple;
1 Airpoints Dollar is worth 1 New Zealand dollar at Air New Zealand.

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The benefits of travel

Complimentary Domestic and International Travel Insurance

You and your loved ones will be covered for domestic and international travel7, including: medical emergencies, travel cancellations, and lost or stolen luggage.

Access to The American Express Lounge and VIP lounges

Enjoy 2 complimentary passes per year into VIP lounges6 with Priority Pass™, including the Strata Lounge at Auckland International Airport.

You’ll also enjoy 2 complimentary entries per year to The American Express Lounge5, located at Sydney or Melbourne International Airport, next time you cross the Tasman.

Better value KORU membership

Save $255 on your Koru joining fee, and save $145 per year on the annual fee when you become an Air New Zealand Koru member8. That’s a total saving of $400 in the first year.

Welcomed at tens of thousands of places around NZ

The American Express Airpoints Platinum Card is accepted at the places you like to shop.
Here are just a few of the big brands you spend at everyday.

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The American Express Airpoints Platinum Card

Wherever you're dreaming of going next, be there before you know it with:

  • $59 spend = 1 Airpoints Dollar1
  • 300 bonus Airpoints Dollars2
  • $250 spend = 1 Status Point3
  • Complimentary Smartphone Screen Insurance4
  • An annual Card fee of $195
  • The American Express Airpoints Platinum Card has been given a 5 star CANSTAR rating for Outstanding Value in the 2018 Credit Card Ratings* (Flight Rewards). Click here for further details

Terms & Conditions

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American Express credit approval criteria applies. Subject to Terms and Conditions. Interest rates, fees and charges apply. All interest rates are quoted as an Annual Percentage Rate. All information is correct as at 22 November 2018 and is subject to change. You must be a resident in New Zealand to apply. “Airpoints™” is the registered trademark for the loyalty programme operated by Air New Zealand and “Airpoints Dollars™” is the registered trademark for a type of loyatly points awarded by the Airpoints programme.

1. Subject to the American Express Airpoints Platinum Card Benefits Terms and Conditions available here. Status Points and Airpoints Dollars are not earned on purchases of American Express Travellers Cheques, Gift Cheques or for purchases of Foreign Exchange, cash advances, balance transfers, interest, annual Card fees or other fees and charges billed to the account. Air New Zealand Airpoints Programme terms and conditions also apply. Airpoints Dollars and Status Points earning rates are subject to change with reasonable notice.

2. Offer only available to new American Express Card Members who apply by 1 April 2019, are approved and spend $1,500 on their new Card in the first 3 months from Card approval date. Card Members who currently hold or who have previously held any other Card product offered by American Express International (NZ), Inc in the preceding 18 month period are ineligible for this offer. 300 bonus Air New Zealand Airpoints Dollars will be awarded to the eligible Card Member’s Account 8-10 weeks after the spend criteria has been met. This advertised offer is not applicable or valid in conjunction with any other advertised or promotional offer.

3. You can earn up to half the Status Points you need to reach or maintain your Silver or Gold Airpoints tier status by making purchases on your Credit Card. You need to earn at least 900 Status Points on Air NZ operated flights to change from Gold to Gold Elite, and 810 Status Points on Air NZ operated flights to maintain Gold Elite, and the balance can be earned by making purchases on your Credit Card. Visit airnewzealand.co.nz/airpoints for details of the number of Status Points required. For full list of exclusions, please refer to the American Express Airpoints Platinum Card Benefits Terms and Conditions available here. Status Points and Airpoints Dollars are not earned on purchases of American Express Travellers Cheques, Gift Cheques or for purchases of Foreign Exchange, cash advances, balance transfers, interest, annual Card fees or other fees and charges billed to the account. Air New Zealand Airpoints Programme terms and conditions also apply. Airpoints Dollars and Status Points earning rates are subject to change with reasonable notice.

4. Cover applies for incidents occurring on or after 27 November 2017. For all non-emergency insurance claims, please follow the link www.americanexpress.com/newzealand/claims. This insurance is subject to Terms, Conditions and exclusions – see the full insurance Terms and Conditions for The American Express Airpoints Platinum Card available here. You must use your American Express Card to pay for your smartphone or monthly contract in order to be covered under the Smartphone Screen Insurance. Maximum of 2 claims per 12 month period, per Account, maximum cover of $500 per claim and an excess of 10% of the claimed amount applies. Waiting periods may apply. The insurance is underwritten by Chubb Insurance New Zealand Limited (Company No. 104656) under a group policy held by American Express International (NZ), Inc. (Company Number 867929). Card Members are not a party to the group policy, but may be able to claim under it as third party beneficiaries. This communication does not take into account your objectives or financial situation. You should read the full Terms and Conditions to decide if this insurance meets your needs.

5. Entry into The American Express Lounge is governed by the full Terms and Conditions available at amex.com.au/airportlounge. All entrants must adhere to the General Conditions of Entry. American Express Airpoints Platinum Card Members are entitled to a total of two (2) entries into the American Express Lounges in Australia per calendar year (1 January to 31 December). Complimentary access is available for the Card Member's children between the ages of 2-17. Card Members wishing to bring additional guests may be subject to a charge that is to be processed on the Card Member's American Express Card.

6. Subject to the Terms and Conditions of the Priority Pass™ program. Priority Pass is an independent airport lounge access program. Basic American Express Airpoints Platinum Card Members are entitled to two complimentary visits within each 12-month membership period, after which every visit would be charged to your American Express Card as per the prevailing rates available at www.prioritypass.com. Some lounges do not admit guests. To access participating Priority Pass lounges, present your Priority Pass card and confirmed airline boarding pass. In some lounges, Priority Pass member must be 21 years of age to enter without a parent or guardian. Priority Pass members must adhere to all house rules of participating lounges. Amenities may vary among airport lounge locations. Conference rooms, where available, may be reserved for a nominal fee. Priority Pass lounge partners and locations are subject to change. All Priority Pass members must adhere to the Priority Pass Conditions of Use, including house rules of participating lounges, and can be viewed at www.prioritypass.com. Please allow 4-6 weeks from enrolment to receive your Priority Pass card and membership package.

7. The American Express Airpoints Platinum Card Insurances are underwritten by Chubb Insurance New Zealand Limited (Company No. 104656) (Chubb) and are subject to the terms, conditions and exclusions contained in the American Express Airpoints Platinum Card Insurances policy of insurance between American Express International (NZ) Inc. (Company No. 867929) (American Express) and Chubb. This product page does not take into account your objectives, financial situation or needs. It is important for you to read the terms and conditions and consider the appropriateness of that insurance in relation to your individual requirements.

8. The Basic Card Member shall be entitled to a waiver of the Koru joining fee and a discount of $145 on one-year, individual Koru membership. The Koru joining fee waiver and the discount on the Koru annual membership fee only applies to Card Members and may only be used in conjunction with one-year Koru memberships for individuals. The Koru joining fee and/or Koru annual membership fee will not be refunded if it has already been paid to Air New Zealand. Koru terms and conditions apply.

*The American Express Airpoints Platinum Card has been given a 5 star CANSTAR rating for Outstanding Value in the 2018 Credit Card Ratings (Flight Rewards $60,000 and $120,000 Annual Spend categories). Click here for further details.

American Express International (NZ), Inc. Incorporated in Delaware, USA. ®Registered Trademark of American Express Company.