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The American Express Airpoints Platinum Card

The fastest Airpoints DollarTM earning Platinum Card


500 Bonus Airpoints DollarsTM


Apply online by 27 September 2021, be approved and spend $1,500 on your new Card in the first 3 months of Card Membership. New Card Members only1.



Featured Benefits

Earn Airpoints fast


The fastest Airpoints Dollar earning Platinum Card in NZ.

$59 spend = 1 Airpoints Dollar2.



Travel with confidence


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

Smartphone cover


Pay for your Smartphone outright, or your monthly Smartphone contract or SIM Only Plan, with your American Express Airpoints Platinum Card, and you’ll be covered for up to $500 towards front screen repairs with our Smartphone Screen Insurance3.

Add Additional Cards


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.
Card Type: Credit Card
Minimum Income: $65,000
Interest Rate: 19.95% p.a. on purchases5
Interest Free Period: Up to 55 days6


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

Rewards that go above and beyond the everyday

Complimentary Lounge Access


Relax with lounge access to The American Express Lounge8 and VIP lounges9 and discounted rates on Koru lounge membership10.

Receive 2 x complimentary entries into the Amex Lounge at Sydney or Melbourne Airport8 and receive 2 x complimentary VIP lounge passes with Priority Pass including Strata Lounge at Auckland Airport9.

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 Card10.

Earn your way to the next tier


$250 = Status Point7


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

Experience more of New Zealand with Airpoints Platinum

Earn more Airpoints Dollars
With the fastest Airpoints Dollar earning Platinum Card in NZ.

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

500 bonus Airpoints Dollars
Apply by 27 September 2021, be approved and spend $1,500 in the first three months. New Card Members only1.

Wherever you go, go there worry-free

Pay for return travel with your American Express Airpoints Platinum Card, or Airpoints Dollars, and you’ll be covered with a range of insurance.

Domestic and International Travel Insurance

Receive complimentary cover for you and your family3.


Medical Emergency Expenses Cover, including Repatriation
Have peace of mind with up to $2,500,000 in cover (including Repatriation)3.

Personal Liability Cover

Your Card also includes Personal Liability Cover up to $2,000,0003.

Baggage, Money and Documents Cover
Your bags, money and documents will also be covered up to $30,0003.


Travel Cancellation Cover

You’ll also be covered for travel cancellations up to $30,0003.

Global Assist Service

Need help while you’re travelling? Global Assist will help you get in touch with English-speaking medical and legal services, whenever you are more than 200km away from your home, for no longer than 90 days3.


Card purchases are protected
Use your Card to make purchases and our Purchase Protection will cover eligible items that are damaged or stolen within 90 days of purchase3.


Enjoy safety and security
You’ll also be protected against fraudulent transactions made using your Card details with our Fraud Protection Guarantee11.

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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