There are two easy ways to turn your credit or charge card spend into Velocity Points

Earning with a Velocity Co-brand Card

With an American Express Velocity Co-brand Card, Points earned on your everyday spend are automatically loaded into your Velocity account each month.

The Perks

  • It’s an easy way to earn, all Points earned on your Card spend are automatically loaded into your Velocity account each month.
  • Depending on the Card you choose, you could enjoy additional benefits such as a complimentary return domestic Virgin Australia flight each year³ or complimentary lounge passes4,13.
  • Plus, you’ll earn Points twice when you use your Co-brand Card to spend with Velocity’s program partners!

Transferring Membership Rewards points from your American Express Card

Did you know you can transfer your existing Membership Rewards points from your eligible credit or charge Card straight into your Velocity account?

The Perks

  • American Express have a huge range of Cards which allow you to transfer Membership Rewards points to Velocity18.
  • It’s flexible, you can choose when you transfer your points18.
  • There is no limit to the number of points you can transfer18.

American Express Velocity Co-brand cards

American Express Velocity Platinum Card

Earn 50,000 bonus Velocity Points with the American Express Velocity Platinum Card2

Simply apply, be approved and spend $3,000 on the Card in the first three months of American Express Card Membership to receive your Points. This introductory offer excludes existing Card Members or those previous Card Members who have held an American Express Card in the last 18 months2.

The American Express Velocity Platinum Card offers a range of great benefits including:

  • A complimentary Virgin Australia return economy domestic flight3 every anniversary year after your first Card spend.
  • Earn 1.25 Velocity Points per $1 spent, except government bodies where you will earn 0.5 Velocity Points per $1 spent1.
  • Until 14 April 2019 earn an additional 0.25 Velocity Points per $1 spent on purchases, except for spend at government bodies in Australia
  • Earn 1 additional Velocity Point per $1 spent with Virgin Australia1
  • Two complimentary Single Entry passes to the domestic Virgin Australia lounge each anniversary year4.
  • Complimentary Domestic and International Travel Insurance when you purchase travel on your Card5.
  • 0% p.a. on balance transfers6 for the first 12 months. A one-off credit plan establishment fee of 1% applies. Learn More
  • Receive 100 Velocity Frequent Flyer Status Credits, when you spend a minimum of $50,000 within your card membership year.7

All these benefits – and more - for an annual card fee of $375.

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American Express Velocity Escape Card

No annual Card fee with the American Express Velocity Escape Card8

Apply today for the American Express Velocity Escape Card. The American Express Velocity Escape Card offers a range of great benefits including:

  • $0 annual Card fee - so you can put more of your money towards your next escape.
  • Earn 0.75 Velocity Points per $1 spent, except government bodies where you will earn 0.5 Velocity Points per $1 spent8.
  • Until 14 April 2019 earn an additional 0.25 Velocity Points per $1 spent on purchases, except for spend at government bodies in Australia
  • Earn 1 additional Velocity Point per $1 spent with Virgin Australia8
  • Purchase Protection and Refund Protection when you purchase the eligible item with your Card9.
  • Online fraud protection guarantee10.
  • 0% p.a. on balance transfers for the first 12 months11. A one-off credit plan establishment fee of 1% applies. Learn More.

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American Express Velocity Business Card

Earning Velocity Points on your Business spend couldn’t be easier.

Apply today for the American Express Velocity Business Card. The American Express Velocity Business Card offers a range of great benefits including:

  • Earn 1 Velocity Point per $1 spent, except government bodies where you will earn 0.5 Velocity Points per $1 spent12.
  • Earn 2 Velocity Points per $1 spent with Virgin Australia12.
  • Two complimentary Single Entry passes to the domestic Virgin Australia lounge each anniversary year13.
  • Complimentary Domestic and International Travel Insurance when you purchase travel on your Card14.
  • Extend your cash flow up to 51 days15.
  • Charge Card - No pre-set spending limit when you pay your balance in full every month16.

All these benefits – and more - for an annual card fee of $249.

The annual fee may be tax deductible17, provided the Card is used solely for business purposes.

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Transferring Membership Rewards points from your American Express card

Transfer  your  existing  Membership  Rewards  points  from  your  eligible  credit  or  charge  card  straight into your Velocity account18. A minimum of 2,000 points per transfer applies. Transfer rates vary, as follows:

American Express transfer rates

Australia

  • 2 Membership Rewards points for Ascent or Ascent Premium members = 1 Velocity Point
  • 2 Membership Rewards Points for David Jones American Express Card Members = 1 Velocity Point
  • 3 Membership Rewards points for Business Ascent members = 2 Velocity Points
  • 2 Membership Rewards points for Membership Rewards Gateway = 1 Velocity Point

New Zealand

  • 2 Membership Rewards points = 1 Velocity Point

Terms and Conditions

Did you know you can transfer your existing Membership Rewards points from your eligible credit or charge Card straight into your Velocity account?

  • You can transfer the points earned on your eligible American Express credit or charge Card to Velocity Points via your American Express account.

    If  your  Velocity  number  is  not  already  registered  with  your  American  Express  Card,  call  American Express Membership Rewards on 1300 363 276, or select Link More Airline Programs from within your account to link.

    Step 1: Log in to your American Express account.

    Step 2: Select Your Statement and then choose Membership Rewards from the drop down menu.

    Step 3: Select Travel and then Frequent Traveller Partners.

    Step 4: Find Velocity and select Transfer My Points

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  • Eligible American Express credit and charge Cards

    Charge Cards

    • The American Express® Platinum Card
    • The American Express® Gold Card
    • The American Express® Centurion Card

    Credit Cards

    • The American Express EssentialTM Credit Card
    • The American Express® Gold Credit Card
    • The American Express® Platinum Edge Credit Card
    • The American Express® Platinum Rewards Credit Card
    • The American Express® Platinum Reserve Credit Card
    • The American Express ExplorerTM Credit Card
    • The David Jones American Express Card
    • The David Jones American Express Platinum Card
    • The American Express® Rewards Advantage Card

    Business Cards

    • The American Express® Business Card
    • The American Express® Gold Business Card
    • The American Express® Platinum Business Card
    • The American Express® Business Accelerator Credit Card
    • The American Express® Corporate Card
    • American Express New Zealand
    • The American Express Personal Card
    • The American Express Gold Card
    • The American Express Platinum Card
    • The Platinum Membership Rewards Credit Card
    • The American Express Gold Credit Card
  • American Express Velocity Platinum Card

    Cards are offered, issued and administered by American Express Australia Limited. Credit provided by American Express Australia Limited (ABN 92 108 952 085). Australian Credit Licence No.291313. ®Registered Trademark of American Express Company. Applicants must be 18 years of age or over, and reside in Australia. American Express income and credit approval criteria apply. Subject to Terms and Conditions. Interest rates, fees and charges apply. All information, is correct as at 4 December 2018 and are subject to change.

    1. As long as your account remains current and in good standing. Velocity Points are earned in accordance with the American Express Velocity Card Points Terms and Conditions. Exclusions apply. Eligible purchases do not include cash advances, interest, balance transfers, fees and charges for traveller’s cheques and foreign currencies. These do not earn Velocity Points. For the full list of exclusions, please refer to the American Express Velocity Cards Points Terms and Conditions. Earn 1.25 Points per $1 spent on eligible purchases and 2.25 Points per $1 spent on Virgin Australia purchases made in Australia. Exclusions apply. Certain transactions will earn 0.5 points per dollar with Merchants classified as; "government", including the Australian Taxation Office, the Australian Postal Corporation (Australia Post), federal/state and local government bodies.

    2. Offer only available to new American Express Card Members who apply online, are approved and spend $3,000 on their new Card in the first 3 months from the Card approval date. Card Members who currently hold or who have previously held any other Card product issued by American Express Australia Limited in the preceding 18 month period are ineligible for this offer. Previous and existing bank-issued American Express companion cardholders are eligible for this offer (cards issued by: Australia New Zealand Banking Group Limited, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, National Australia Bank, Westpac Banking Corporation). Eligible purchases do not include cash advances, interest, balance transfers, fees and charges for traveller’s cheques and foreign currencies. 50,000 bonus Velocity Points will be awarded to the eligible Card Member's account 8-10 weeks after the spend criteria has been met. This advertised offer is not applicable or valid in conjunction with any other advertised or promotional offer.

    3. The complimentary domestic economy Virgin Australia return flight is available between selected Australian cities and is available for booking by American Express Velocity Platinum Card Members after your first Card spend in the first year, and then after your first Card spend each year after the anniversary of your Membership. All flights are subject to availability and neither Virgin Australia nor American Express guarantee that seats or tickets will be available on the dates or at the times you may wish to fly. Seat availability may be limited to certain dates and/or flights and it may be more difficult to book seats around public holidays, school holidays or special events. Some flights may not have any seats available for redemption. Route availability is subject to change without notice. The complimentary flight is not eligible for Velocity Points and/or Status Credits earn. Booking is subject to the American Express Velocity Platinum Card Benefits Terms and Conditions and travel is subject to Virgin Australia Conditions of Carriage.

    4. Virgin Australia lounge entry passes are subject to the American Express Velocity Platinum Card Benefits Terms and Conditions. Two Single Entry passes to the Virgin Australia lounge will be activated on the Basic Card Member's Velocity Membership Card annually on or after each annual Card fee renewal date. Single entry passes are valid for 12 months from the date of issue. The Virgin Australia lounge is operated by Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd in selected domestic airports in accordance with the Virgin Australia Lounge Terms and Conditions, and as amended from time to time.

    5. The American Express Velocity Platinum Card insurance is subject to terms, conditions and exclusions (such as maximum age limits, pre-existing medical conditions and cover limits) - see the full Terms and Conditions. You must use your American Express Velocity Platinum Card to pay for your return trip or eligible items in order to be covered under the insurance.  The insurance is underwritten by Chubb Insurance Australia Limited (ABN 23 001 642 020, AFSL No. 239687) under a group policy held by American Express International, Inc. (ABN 15 000 618 208, AFSL No. 237996). Card Members are not a party to the group policy, but may be able to claim under it as third party beneficiaries. This landing page does not take into account your objectives or financial situation. You should read the full Terms and Conditions to decide if this insurance meets your needs.  

    6. Offer not available for Card Members who currently hold or who have previously held any other Card product offered by American Express Australia Limited in the preceding 60 day period. Balances may not be transferred from another Credit Card issued by American Express Australia Limited. The promotional balance transfer rate will be eligible for 12 months from the date the Card is approved, after which any remaining balance will revert to the standard rate of interest at that time. The credit plan establishment fee attracts the standard rate of interest. Interest free days do not apply to Balance Transfer balances, and you may be charged interest on other purchases and fees if you do not pay your Closing Balance (including any outstanding balance transfers), in full by the due date each month. We reserve the right to withdraw this offer if your account is not in good standing or we become aware of any adverse credit information. View full Balance Transfer Terms and Conditions.

    7. 100 Velocity Frequent Flyer Status Credits will be awarded when you spend a minimum of $50,000 (on Eligible Spend) within your card membership year. Card membership year means 365 days from the anniversary date of your American Express Velocity Platinum Card. Eligible Spend does not include cash type purchases on a Card, for example travellers cheques and foreign currencies or any interest, fees or charges (including late payment or dishonoured payments) charged to the Card account. Please allow up to 2 weeks after you meet the minimum spend requirement for the Velocity Frequent Flyer Status Credits to be credited to your Velocity account. In addition to Status Credits, Velocity members need to fly on Virgin Australia marketed flights to earn Eligible Sectors to upgrade or maintain a level of membership. Find out more about the Status Credit and Eligible Sector requirements for Velocity membership levels.

    American Express Velocity Escape Card

    Cards are offered, issued and administered by American Express Australia Limited. Credit provided by American Express Australia Limited (ABN 92 108 952 085). Australian Credit Licence No. 291313. ®Registered Trademark of American Express Company. Applicants must be 18 years of age or over, and reside in Australia. American Express income and credit approval criteria apply. Subject to Terms and Conditions. Interest rates, fees and charges apply. All interest rates are quoted as an Annual Percentage Rate. All information, including fee, charges and interest rates, is correct as at 4 December 2018 and are subject to change.

    8. As long as your account remains current and in good standing. Velocity Points are earned in accordance with the American Express Velocity Cards Points Terms and Conditions. Exclusions apply. Eligible purchases do not include cash advances, interest, balance transfers, fees and charges for traveller’s cheques and foreign currencies. These do not earn Velocity Points. For the full list of exclusions, please refer to the American Express Velocity Cards Points Terms and Conditions. Earn 0.75 Point per $1 spent on eligible purchases and 1.75 Points per $1 spent on Virgin Australia purchases in Australia. Exclusions apply. Certain transactions will earn 0.5 points per dollar with Merchants classified as; "government", including the Australian Taxation Office, the Australian Postal Corporation (Australia Post), federal/state and local government bodies.

    9. The American Express Velocity Escape Card insurance is subject to terms, conditions and exclusions - see the full Terms and Conditions. You must use your American Express Velocity Escape Card to pay for eligible items in order to be covered under the insurance. The insurance is underwritten by Chubb Insurance Australia Limited (ABN 23 001 642 020, AFSL No. 239687) under a group policy held by American Express International, Inc. (ABN 15 000 618 208, AFSL No. 237996). Card Members are not a party to the group policy, but may be able to claim under it as third party beneficiaries. This landing page does not take into account your objectives or financial situation. You should read the full Terms and Conditions to decide if this insurance meets your needs.

    10. Provided that you notify us immediately upon discovery of any fraudulent transactions and you have complied with your Card Member Agreement, you will not be held liable for any unauthorised charges.

    11. Offer not available for Card Members who currently hold or who have previously held any other Card product offered by American Express Australia Limited in the preceding 60 day period. Balances may not be transferred from another Credit Card issued by American Express Australia Limited. The promotional balance transfer rate will be eligible for 12 months from the date the Card is approved, after which any remaining balance will revert to the standard rate of interest at that time. The credit plan establishment fee attracts the standard rate of interest. Interest free days do not apply to Balance Transfer balances, and you may be charged interest on other purchases and fees if you do not pay your Closing Balance (including any outstanding balance transfers), in full by the due date each month. We reserve the right to withdraw this offer if your account is not in good standing or we become aware of any adverse credit information. View full Balance Transfer Terms and Conditions.

    American Express Velocity Business Card

    Cards are offered, issued and administered by American Express Australia Limited. Credit provided by American Express Australia Limited (ABN 92 108 952 085). ®Registered Trademark of American Express Company. Applicants must be 18 years of age or over, reside in Australia and earn a minimum income of $24,000 per annum to apply for the American Express Velocity Business Card. American Express approval criteria applies. Subject to Terms and Conditions. Fees and charges apply. All information, including fees and charges are correct as at 11 May 2018 and are subject to change.

    12. Velocity Points are earned in accordance with and subject to the Velocity American Express Cards Points Terms and Conditions, and exclusions apply. Eligible purchases do not include cash advances, fees and charges for traveller's cheques and foreign currencies. These do not earn Velocity Points. For the full list of exclusions, please refer to the Velocity American Express Card Points Terms and Conditions. The earn rate of 2 Points per $1 spent on Virgin Australia only applies to purchases made in Australia. There may be taxation implications associated with your participation in the Membership Rewards Program. You are advised to consult your accountant or tax advisor to determine if there are any implications from your participation in the program.

    13. Virgin Australia lounge passes are subject to the American Express Velocity Business Card Benefits Terms and Conditions. Two Single Entry passes to the Virgin Australia lounge will be activated on the Basic Card member's Velocity membership card annually on or after the anniversary of membership. Single Entry passes are valid for 12 months from the date of issue. The Virgin Australia lounge is operated by Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd in selected domestic airports and entry is subject to the Virgin Australia Lounge Terms and Conditions and Lounge Rules,, as amended from time to time.

    14. American Express Card Insurances are subject to terms, conditions and exclusions. The complimentary travel insurance cover is also subject maximum age limits, pre-existing medical conditions and limits and is available when you use your American Express Velocity Business Card to pay for return domestic or international travel. American Express Card Insurances are underwritten by Chubb Insurance Australia Limited (ABN 23 001 642 020, AFSL No. 239687) (“Chubb”) and are subject to the terms, conditions and exclusions contained in the American Express Card insurances policy of insurance between American Express International, Inc. (ABN 15 000 618 208, AFSL No. 237996) (“AEII”) of 12 Shelley Street, Sydney 2000 and Chubb. The Insurance Terms and Conditions do not take into account your objectives, financial situation or needs. Terms and Conditions are subject to change. It is important for you to read the Terms and Conditions and consider the appropriateness of that insurance in relation to your individual requirements.

    15. Depending on when you make a purchase, when your statement is issued and whether or not you are carrying forward a balance on your account from your previous statement period.

    16. No pre-set spending limit does not mean unlimited spending. Your purchases are approved based on a variety of factors, including current spending patterns, your payment history, credit records, and financial resources known to us.

    17. There may be tax implications. You are advised to check with your accountant or tax advisor for further information.

    Transfer Membership Rewards points to Velocity

    18. Points values shown are correct as at 4 December 2018 and are subject to change. Subject to the Velocity Membership Terms & Conditions and to the Terms and Conditions of the Membership Rewards program and the Membership Rewards program for David Jones American Express Credit Cards. To redeem American Express Membership Rewards for Velocity Points you must be an Australian resident enrolled in Membership Rewards Ascent, Gateway, Business Ascent, Premium Ascent or be a David Jones American Express Card Member. A minimum of 2,000 Membership Rewards points may be redeemed for Velocity Points at any one time and must be in whole numbers. Membership of Velocity is the Card Member's responsibility and is subject to the Velocity Membership Terms and Conditions as amended from time to time. The redemption of Membership Rewards points will be administered solely by American Express and will take up to 2 business days to transfer into the Velocity Membership Account. Once Membership Rewards points have been redeemed for Velocity Points, they are governed by the Velocity Membership Terms and Conditions and cannot be reversed.