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The American Express Airpoints Platinum Card

The fastest Airpoints DollarTM earning Platinum Card


300 Bonus Airpoints DollarsTM


$1.5k min spend in first 3 months on eligible purchases. T&Cs apply. New Card Members only1.



Featured Benefits

Earn fast! $59 spend = 1 Airpoints Dollar


The fastest Airpoints Dollar earning Platinum Card in NZ.

$59 spend = 1 Airpoints Dollar2.




NZ Travel Insurance


Receive complimentary domestic and international Travel Insurance when you use your Card to pay for your return trip3.

Smartphone Screen Cover


Smartphone screen repair insurance comes complimentary when you pay for your smartphone outright, or your monthly smartphone contract or SIM only plan with your Card. You’ll be covered for up to $500 towards front screen repairs and an excess of 10% of the claimed amount applies3.

Additional Cards are $0


Earn more Airpoints Dollars by getting Additional Cards for family members at no extra fee4, up to 4 Additional Card Members.

 Key Information
Annual Fee: $195 p.a.
Minimum Income: $65,000
Card Type: Credit Card
Interest Free Period: Up to 55 days5
Interest Rate: 19.95% p.a. on purchases6


  *View key information for this Card and American Express® Credit Card Terms

Experience more of New Zealand with Airpoints Platinum

Koru Lounge Discount


Save $255 on your Koru joining fee when you become an Air New Zealand Koru member and a Koru annual fee discount (save $145 p.a.) for as long as you hold the Card7.

Earn your way to the next tier


$250 = Status Point8


Earn status points to climb tiers and enjoy benefits such as priority service, lounge access, seat upgrades and extra baggage allowance.

The fastest Airpoints Dollar earning Platinum Card

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Example Monthy household spend:














Dining and Cafe's


At the Platinum rate




 =   A 42

 =   A 508
spend per month   per year



 =   A 42

 =   A 508
spend per month   per year


Get the most out of your Amex Card

Now accepted in more places
22,000 new places across NZ now welcome American Express Cards since the start of 2019. Discover where.

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So many ways to use Airpoint Dollars
Use your Airpoints Dollars for adventures or shop at the Airpoints Store.

Interested? Check the eligibility criteria.


To apply for an American Express Airpoints Platinum Card, you’ll need to be able to meet the following criteria:

  • Be aged 18 or over
  • Have no history of bad debt or payment default
  • Have a personal gross (pre-tax) annual income of $65,000 or more
  • Have the right to work in New Zealand, and
  • If self-employed, have been trading for at least 18 months (or 12 months if I hold an existing American Express issued Card)



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