American Express has increased the annual fee of its high-end Amex Platinum Charge card. But the fee increase is justified by new benefits available to cardholders including complimentary Accor Plus membership. With an annual fee of $1,450 - a $250 increase - the Amex Platinum Charge card is the most expensive personal card available in Australia other than the … [Read more...]
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The transfer rates from Amex Membership Rewards to the new combined SPG/Marriott Rewards program have been revealed. The changes to Amex transfers to SPG, taking effect from August, are not pretty! Currently, Australian Amex Membership Rewards points can be converted to Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) Starpoints at a rate of 1:0.5. That is, one Amex point is equal to 0.5 … [Read more...]
American Express (Amex) operates its own lounge in the international terminal of Sydney Airport. A new Amex Lounge in Melbourne will also open later this month. Access to these lounges is complimentary for certain Amex cardholders. Even if you already have frequent flyer status or an airline lounge membership, this can be a valuable benefit. Lounge access is available in … [Read more...]
Do you hold an American Express credit card? If so, you could be eligible for an easy 5,000 bonus points! Amex is currently running a promotion offering 5,000 Amex points to existing cardholders for adding a supplementary cardholder. The offer applies to many Amex credit cards including the Amex Explorer, Platinum Edge, Velocity Platinum and Qantas Amex Ultimate cards. Amex … [Read more...]
Our members have discovered an ingenious way to earn 20,000 Amex Membership Rewards points for as little as $35! These points can be transferred at a 1:1 rate to numerous frequent flyer programs, including Virgin Australia, Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific and Emirates. American Express is currently offering 20,000 bonus points when taking out an Amex Ezicover life … [Read more...]