American Express Travel Credit
How will you spend yours? 


If your American Express® Card offers an annual Travel Credit, you can put it

towards eligible flights, pre-paid hotels, or even car rentals online.

How to use your American Express Travel Credit

Step 1: Log in


Log in to your American Express account. If unused, view your valid Travel Credit amount in the top right corner of the page. Hover your mouse over the Travel Credit to view the expiry date and terms and conditions.

Step 2: Search


Begin your travel search through the American Express Travel Online site.

Your available payment options will be displayed in the results.

Step 3: Apply Credit


On the checkout page, redeem your Travel Credit by selecting the Travel Credit radio button. You may redeem one Travel Credit credit per booking

Step 4: Book Trip


Book your trip using a combination of the Travel Credit, American Express Membership Rewards points, and your American Express Card.

See where your Travel Credit can take you

More about your American Express Travel Credit

Your Travel Credit is issued annually on the anniversary date that your account was opened. It must be redeemed within the same year, and it cannot be carried forward to any subsequent year. 

Your Travel Credit can only be used in one single transaction and the remaining (unused) balance will be forfeited.

Keep in mind that if you cancel your travel booking, we will not be able to refund your Travel Credit.  

Be sure to use your Annual Travel Credit before it expires. To find out when it expires, Log In to your Account and hover your mouse over the Travel Credit on the top right corner of the page to view the expiry date and terms and conditions.

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Make the most of your Amex membership


Get even more for your travels when you book online at Amex Travel with your Platinum Card.

Earn 2x Points

Earn 2 Membership Rewards® Points for every dollar you spend on qualifying purchases

Pay with Points

Use Membership Rewards® Points to pay or part pay for your next eligible flight, pre-paid hotel, or car rental. 

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