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CBA diamond and platnium AMEX cards now have no transactions fees for overseas purchases


Junior Member
Jul 10, 2007
Hi all

I noticed that the CBA diamond and platinium AMEX cards have no transactions fees for international purchases

  • Zero international transaction fees^^ on overseas purchases made in-store and online using your CommBank Diamond American Express card
Does it apply to the diamond and platnium mastercard too ?

Does this mean that this card is better to use than the 28 degree card - particularly since you get points ?


AFF Supporter
Nov 12, 2012
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Its been that way for a couple of months, so it may make it a good card for use overseas - it will depend on the FX rate applied (compared to the very-close-to spot rate you get with 28 Degrees).

I don't think it applies to the MasterCard.


Active Member
Jun 17, 2016
It most definitely does not work for the Mastercard, only the Amex. I use a Bankwest Platinum Mastercard O/S instead when AMEX is not accepted.

The FX rate is very good.

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