There is now less than a month to go until major changes to American Express - the biggest shake-up to Australian credit card rewards since the RBA regulation changes of 2017 - take effect. On Monday 15 April 2019, a significant devaluation will hit Amex credit cards and the Amex Membership Rewards program in Australia. If you have Amex Membership Rewards Ascent or Gateway … [Read more...]
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Velocity Frequent Flyer is currently offering 15-25% bonus points for transferring Amex Membership Rewards points to Velocity until 15 March 2019. In addition, some Amex cardholders can even earn instant Velocity Gold or Platinum status by transferring Amex points to Velocity! There are now less than two months until the upcoming changes to Amex Membership Rewards take … [Read more...]
The American Express David Jones credit cards have become the latest victim of Amex's upcoming rewards program devaluation. Specifically, those who have opted in to earning Qantas Frequent Flyer points with their David Jones Amex or David Jones Amex Platinum card will find their earning potential reduced from 15 April 2019. Last year, Amex publicised significant changes … [Read more...]
American Express (Amex) has announced a significant devaluation to its Membership Rewards program. From 15 April 2019, most Amex cardholders will earn fewer points when spending money on their credit cards. Changes to Amex earn and burn rates To summarise the changes, earn rates on Amex's range of direct-earn Qantas and Velocity Frequent Flyer cards are being reduced by 0.25 … [Read more...]
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...]