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...]
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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...]
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...]