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First year no annual fee Credit Cards

 

A Credit Card with no annual fee for the first year is a great way to experience being an American Express Cardmember and its perks. It offers both convenience and value. Learn more about how Credit Card annual fee waiver works and pick the right Card for you.

What is an annual fee on a Credit Card?

 

Some Cards include a yearly fee that covers its benefits and services, and the amount you pay will vary from Card to Card, depending on its reward offering. Our first year fee waiver Cards allow you to enjoy benefits without paying this charge for the first year.

 

How does a Credit Card with no annual fee work?

 

No annual fee Credit Cards work in the same way as any other Credit Card, except you don’t pay an annual amount. The rewards and benefits may differ. You still have a credit limit, which is the maximum amount you can spend on your Card, and at the end of each billing period you’ll receive your statement with the amount you need to repay. With any American Express Credit Card, you need to repay at least the minimum repayment amount to avoid late payment fees. Any amount outstanding will be subject to interest.

 

Why choose a Credit Card with the first year’s annual fee waived?

 

Having your Credit Card annual fee waived doesn't have to mean you lose out on benefits. With our first year no annual fee Credit Cards you can earn KrisFlyer miles, Cashback and Membership Rewards points.

 

As a Cardmember you also automatically gain access to an exciting selection of year-round offers and discounts. For eligible Cards, you can transfer your Membership Rewards points to a range of airline rewards partner programs.

 

Benefits of our no annual fee Credit Cards include:

  • Access to year-round offers, discounts and exceptional value
  • Travel leisure, dining and shopping privileges.
  • 24/7 support for anything you need.
  • A welcome bonus on selected Cards.
  • Card security and protection. American Express Cards feature Chip technology, and all transactions are processed through our own secure system to minimise the risk of fraud.
  • Accepted around the world. Our Cards are accepted all over the world. Your spend is converted as soon as we process the transaction. The American Express exchange rate is set daily. If you are paying in US dollars, the amount will be converted directly to Singapore dollar. If you are paying in another currency, this will be converted to US dollars and then to Singapore dollar.
  • Travel Accident and Travel Inconvenience coverage for peace of mind when you go away.

 

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Our first year fee waiver Cards

S$176.55 (inclusive of GST) First Year Fee Waiver.

 

 

  • Welcome Bonus: 5,000 KrisFlyer miles the very first time you charge to your Card (for first-time American Express Singapore Airlines Credit Card applicants only).

  • Receive S$150 Cashback for use on your next purchase on singaporeair.com when you spend S$12,000 on eligible purchases with your Card from 1 July 2021 till 30 June 2022.
  • Earn up to 3.1 KrisFlyer miles for every S$1 spent on eligible purchases.
S$171.20 (inclusive of GST) First Year Fee Waiver.
 
  • Earn 5 STAR$® for every S$1 spent on eligible purchases.
  • Earn up to 3% rebate (awarded in 6X STAR$® or 30 STAR$®)* when you spend at participating merchants in CapitaLand Malls in town.
  • Earn up to 2% rebate (awarded in 4X STAR$® or 20 STAR$®)* when you spend at participating merchants in CapitaLand Malls in the heartlands.
  • Earn an additional 5% rebate (awarded in 10X STAR$® or 50 STAR$®) at participating STAR$® X’tra Partners in CapitaLand Malls.
  • Enjoy complimentary 3-hour parking per mall, per day across participating CapitaLand Malls when you spend S$1,200 per calendar month.

*Capped at S$1,200 of eligible spend per calendar month.

S$171.20 (inclusive of GST) First Year Fee Waiver

 

  • 3% Cashback for first 6 months up to S$5,000 spend.

  • 1.5% Cashback on purchases of good and services you make, anytime.

  • No minimum spend and no earn cap.


Key benefits at a glance

 

An American Express First Year Fee Waiver Card offers you:

 

  • A welcome bonus on selected Cards
 
  • The ability to earn rewards points at no cap
 
  • Purchase protection
 
  • Online fraud guarantee
 
  • Travel Accident and Travel inconvenience coverage
 
  • 24/7 Global Assist and Customer Service
 
  • Access to our American Express Selects

 

 

Eligibility

 

To save time, use the following checklist to see if you meet our standard eligibility criteria:

 

I am aged 21 or over 

I have an income that meets the minimum for the Card I am interested in

Some Cards may have additional specific eligibility criteria, and you will be asked to provide employment, income and bank account information in order to submit your application.

 

Once you have found the Card that best suits you, read the important information, then click the 'Apply now' button on the page to begin the application process. At this point, you can choose optional additional benefits and also decide how you'd like your name to appear on your Card.

Get an instant decision within 60 seconds

 

Step 1: Submit your Card application online and receive instant decision within 60 seconds!

 

Step 2: If your Card application has been conditionally approved, you will receive further instructions to upload the required supporting documents.

 

Step 3: Once we have received and verified all required supporting documents, your Card will be approved and you will receive your Card in the next 3 to 5 business days.

 

Please refer to individual card pages for eligibility requirements.

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