The American Express® GlobalTravel Card

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American Express Global Travel Card
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GlobalTravel Card

Learn how it can help make traveling easier and safer.

  • Convenience
  • Value
  • Peace of Mind
  • Fees

The American Express GlobalTravel Card is loaded with
travel-friendly features.

  • Easy to Use

    All you need is your signature for merchants and your PIN for ATMs.

  • Reloadable

    Add funds at your own pace and convenience. Reload at a participating Authorized Partner. When you come home, keep your Card for your next trip.

  • Accepted Globally

    Use the Card at millions of merchants and ATMs worldwide, where American Express Cards are accepted - including online merchants.

  • Useful for Managing Your Travel Budget

    Spend only the funds you load onto the Card.

  • Simple to Manage

    Review your available balance and transaction history online or by phone, wherever you are, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The American Express GlobalTravel Card is a smart way to
manage your money before, during, and after your journey.

  • No Inactivity Fees

    Leave your funds as long as you please and they will still be there in full the next time you want to use them.

  • Funds Don’t Expire

    While there is a “valid thru” date indicated on the front of your Card plastic, the available funds don’t expire. Learn More

With the American Express GlobalTravel Card your funds are
safe. Plus we offer you access to emergency services 24/7.

  • Backup Card

    We issue a Backup Card with a different number and PIN from your Primary Card at the time of purchase – minimizing the inconvenience if your Primary Card is lost or stolen.

  • Emergency Card Replacement

    We will send a replacement Card, free of charge, to your chosen destination. Simply contact Customer Service immediately for help if your Backup Card is lost or stolen.

  • Emergency Funds Access

    While you are waiting for your replacement Card to be delivered, you can access the funds on your Card to up to $1,000 per day by emergency money transfer via Western Union. Please note that funds will only be released to the Cardmember.

  • 24/7 Emergency Travel, Medical, Legal, and Other Help

    The American Express GlobalTravel Card gives you access to emergency services from Global Assist® when traveling more than 100 miles from home, including:

    • Emergency travel assistance
    • Lost luggage assistance
    • Lost passport assistance and card cancellation
    • Medical and legal assistance referrals
    • Medical transport
    Note: While Global Assist® Services coordination and assistance services are benefits available at no additional charge, Cardmembers are responsible for the costs charged by third-party service providers. Global Assist® Services are not meant to replace travel insurance.

    Learn more about Global Assist® Services.

  • Access to Purchase Protection*

    If an eligible item purchased with the Card accidentally breaks or is stolen, you can be reimbursed.

    *Eligible items purchased with the Card can be protected from theft or accidental damage for up to 90 days from the date of purchase, at no additional charge. Coverage is good for up to $1,000 per occurence and up to $50,000 per Cardmember, per account, per calendar year. For more information please refer to the Cardmember Agreement.

    Purchase Protection is underwritten by AMEX Assurance Company, Administrative Office, Phoenix, AZ. Coverage is determined by the terms, conditions, and exclusions of Policy AX0951, Policy AX0952, Policy AX0956, or Policy PP-IND and is subject to change with notice. This document does not supplement or replace the Policy. For more information, see

  • Not Linked to Your Bank Account

    Since it is not linked to your bank account, it helps you protect against identity theft and fraud.

The American Express GlobalTravel Card has no inactivity
fees so you can get more value for your travel funds.(1)

Issuance Fee

As determined by the Authorized Partner and disclosed at the time of purchase

Reload Fee

As determined by the Authorized Partner and disclosed at the time of reload

Cross Currency Conversion Fee Payable when a purchase or ATM withdrawal is made in currency other than the Card's currency.


ATM Withdrawal Fee(2)

American Express does not charge for the first ATM withdrawal in each calendar month. Thereafter, we charge a $2.00 fee for each additional ATM withdrawal.

(1) Fees & Limits are detailed in the Cardmember Agreement.

(2) Some ATM operators may charge an additional fee when the Card is used. This fee is determined and charged by the ATM operator and is not retained by us.

American Express reserves the right to change or waive any fee or amend the schedule of fees at any time.

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