TERMS & CONDITIONS

  1. The first spend benefits within the first 30 days of Card membership and the first flight benefits (valid for all paid fares, excluding fares in booking class T/K/S/G/V/W/L) are a one-time offer for THAI American Express Platinum Credit Cardmembers and will no longer be entitled to these benefits when re-applying for the Card. Bonus Royal Orchid Plus miles will be credited to the qualifying Cardmember's Royal Orchid Plus membership account within 6-8 weeks following the month of fulfilling the spend requirement. These benefits are provided by Thai Airways International and Thai Airways International may cancel or change the benefits’ Terms and Conditions at any time without notice.
  2. The offer of Welcome Bonus Royal Orchid Plus miles up to 45,000 miles is valid for a new Basic THAI American Express Platinum Credit Card applicant whose application is received by American Express (Thai) Co., Ltd. (“American Express”) from 23 March – 14 August 2018 and the Card is approved, and is not applicable to existing American Express Cardmembers and those who have cancelled their THAI American Express Platinum Credit Card membership for less than 12 months from the date that American Express receives the application.
    • Only active Basic THAI American Express Platinum Credit Cardmembers, whose accounts are in good standing, and those who have not breached any of the terms and conditions of American Express Card membership until the day the Bonus THAI American Express Platinum points are credited, will be eligible for the offer.
    • Qualifying Cardmembers who pay the first year annual fee of Baht 4,000 (exclusive of VAT) (“Payable Qualifying Cardmembers”) and the accumulated amount charged on the Card within the first 3 months of Card membership reaches Baht 50,000, will receive 15,000 Bonus THAI American Express Platinum points (or equal to 10,000 Bonus Royal Orchid Plus miles), and if the accumulated amount further charged on the Card within the first 3 months of Card membership reaches Baht 150,000 (including the first Baht 50,000) will receive additional 45,000 Bonus THAI American Express Platinum points (or equal to 30,000 Bonus Royal Orchid Plus miles) which will be credited to the Basic Payable Qualifying Cardmembers' account within 6-8 weeks following the month of fulfilling the spend requirement. The first year annual fee will be charged to the Payable Qualifying Cardmember’s account in the first statement cycle of Card membership and must be paid in full in order to qualify for the offer.
    • Qualifying Cardmembers who receive the first year annual fee waiver (“Waiver Qualifying Cardmembers”) and who spend an accumulated amount of Baht 50,000 within the first 3 months of Card membership will receive 4,500 Bonus THAI American Express Platinum points (or equal to 3,000 Bonus Royal Orchid Plus miles) which will be credited to the Basic Waiver Qualifying Cardmembers' account within 6-8 weeks following the month of fulfilling the spend requirement or Central Gift Voucher valued at Baht 1,000 which will be sent to the eligible Basic Cardmember within 6-8 weeks following the month of fulfilling the spend requirement.
    • Qualifying Cardmembers will have the option of electing whether to be a Payable Qualifying Cardmember or a Waiver Qualifying Cardmember in their application for the Card and will not be able to make any change to this election once the application has been submitted and received by American Express.
    • A Basic THAI American Express Platinum Credit Cardmember will enjoy the first year annual fee waiver on his/her first two Supplementary Cards. If a Supplementary Card application is received by American Express from 23 March – 31 July 2018 and the Supplementary Card is approved and the accumulated amount charged on the Supplementary Card within the first 30 days of Card membership reaches Baht 2,000, the Basic Cardmember will receive 750 Bonus THAI American Express Platinum points (or equal to 500 Bonus Royal Orchid Plus miles) which will be credited to his/her account within 6-8 weeks following the month of fulfilling the spend requirement. The eligible Supplementary Card applicant must not be an existing American Express Cardmember and has not cancelled his/her American Express Card for less than 12 months from the date that American Express receives the application.
    • American Express reserves the right to replace the Bonus THAI American Express Platinum points or welcome reward with any item of similar value without prior notice.
    • The Bonus THAI American Express Platinum points and welcome reward cannot be exchanged or redeemed for cash or other benefits in kind.
    • American Express reserves the right to cancel or change the privileges Terms and Conditions at any time without prior notice.
    • Should any dispute arise in relation to any aspect of these benefits, the decision of American Express shall be final.
    • Should the Cardmember cease to be a Cardmember within the first 12 months of Card membership for any reason whatsoever, American Express reserves the right at its sole discretion to deduct the Bonus THAI American Express Platinum points from the Basic Cardmember's account or charge the Basic Cardmember's account without prior notice, for the amount of the Bonus THAI American Express Platinum points or the welcome reward that Cardmember received under these Terms and Conditions, in proportion to the period that he ceases to be a Cardmember.
  3. The privilege of Baht 25 = 1 mile from every spending.
    • Every Baht 25 spent on your Card earns 1.5 Thai American Express Platinum points, which can then be converted to 1 Royal Orchid Plus mile. Please click here to see full Terms and Conditions.
  4. Terms and Conditions of 25% MORE BONUS miles apply to these following privileges:
    • Baht 20 = 1 mile from every spending after the first Baht 100,000; and
    • Baht 16.7 = 1 mile from overseas spending after the first Baht 100,000
      Please click here to see full Terms and Conditions.
  5. The privilege of Baht 12.5 = 1 mile or Double Royal Orchid Plus miles on your purchases of THAI tickets or Royal Orchid Holidays packages at THAI offices in Thailand only and THAI website.
    • The Double Royal Orchid Plus miles is THAI American Express Platinum points awards from a total of Card specific 1.5 'Base' THAI American Express Platinum points and 1 time Bonus Royal Orchid Plus miles from spending.
    • The 'Base' THAI American Express Platinum points will be credited to the Card account within transaction date and Bonus Royal Orchid Plus miles will be credited to Basic Cardmember's Royal Orchid Plus account within 60 days as from the month of spending.
    • American Express and Thai Airways International reserve the right to change Terms and Conditions without prior notice.
  6. Terms and Conditions of Platinum EXTRA Rewards Points program apply to the privilege of earning miles at the rate up to Baht 3.6 = 1 mile from every Baht 25 spent at participating partners under the Platinum EXTRA Rewards Points program.
    For details, please visit www.americanexpress.com/th/PlatinumEXTRATC
  7. Terms and Conditions for 50% Discount on Mileage Redemption for Companion Tickets
    • 50% discount on mileage redemption tickets can be redeemed only on THAI operated international flights in conjunction with paid tickets in Royal First Class and Royal Silk Class departing from Bangkok only.
    • This offer is only eligible for Booking Class F/A/C/D.
    • 50% discounted mileage redemption tickets can be redeemed in Thailand and issued at THAI ticketing offices in Thailand only.
    • 50% discount on mileage redemption ticket can only be issued upon presentation of an eligible paid ticket and THAI American Express Platinum Credit Card at any THAI ticketing offices. In absence of ticket owner, authorization letter, copy of THAI American Express Platinum Credit Card and copy of the paid ticket are required.
    • Cardmembers can redeem for companion tickets for their Award Nominees and miles will be deducted from their own Royal Orchid Plus account.
    • Only one redemption ticket is permitted with one eligible paid round trip ticket.
    • Cardmember and Companion must travel on the same flight and in the same class departing from Bangkok. Return travel to Bangkok may be separate.
    • This offer is not applicable with Supplementary Cardmembers or child tickets. No mileage reductions for child award tickets.
    • THAI reserves the right to charge Royal Orchid Plus service fees in conjunction with Award travel and redemption tickets.
  8. Terms and Conditions for 50% BONUS Royal Orchid Plus miles on selected routes or flights benefit
    • Benefit of 50% BONUS Royal Orchid Plus miles on selected routes or flights shall be determined by THAI Airways.
    • 50% BONUS Royal Orchid Plus miles on actual distance flown shall be earned on selected routes or flights during designated promotional periods when traveling on paid fares in Royal First Class or Royal Silk Class.
    • Fares that are eligible for this benefit are those in Booking Class F/A/C/D only.
    • BONUS Royal Orchid Plus miles under this benefit shall be calculated from the actual distance earned in addition to standard class of serviced miles; 150% of actual miles flown in Royal First Class and 125% of actual miles flown in Royal Silk Class, as shown in the following example:
      Bangkok – Frankfurt
      Royal Orchid Plus miles earned from Royal First Class 5,574 x 150% = 8,361 miles
      50% BONUS Royal Orchid Plus miles on actual distance 5,574 x 50% = 2,787 miles
      Total amount of Royal Orchid Plus miles earned = 11,148 miles
    • Unless otherwise specified, 50% BONUS Royal Orchid Plus miles on selected routes or flights determined by Thai Airways means international travel on THAI operated flights departing from Bangkok only.
    • Selected routes or flights eligible for 50% BONUS Royal Orchid Plus miles benefit shall be communicated in advance to Thai American Express Platinum Credit Cardmembers.
    • THAI American Express Platinum Credit Cardmembers must quote their Royal Orchid Plus membership account number upon reservations to be eligible for this benefit.
    • BONUS Royal Orchid Plus miles will be automatically credited to the Cardmembers’ Royal Orchid Plus membership account within 7 days after the date of traveling.
    • The 50% BONUS Royal Orchid Plus miles under this benefit shall not be deemed as the Qualifying Miles that determine Royal Orchid Plus tier status.
    • This benefit is provided by Thai Airways International and Thai Airways International may cancel or change the benefit's Terms and Conditions at any time without notice.