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American Express Velocity Points earning Cards

You can earn Velocity Points with an American Express Velocity Points earning Card  or by transferring your existing American Express Membership Rewards points straight into your Velocity account.

Card details

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

  • American Express® Velocity Platinum Card

     The highest Velocity Points earn rate of any credit card in Australia - earn up to 2.25 Points per $1 spent2uncapped

     A complimentary Virgin Australia return domestic flight between selected cities each year3

     Two complimentary single entry passes to the domestic Virgin Australia lounge each year4

     Receive 100 Status Credits when you spend a minimum of $50,000 within your card membership year5

     ​​​​​​​Complimentary domestic and international travel insurance when you pay for eligible travel with your Card6

     ​​​​​​​All these benefits and more for an annual fee of $375

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  • American Express® Velocity Escape Card

     $0 annual Card fee

     Earn up to 1.75 Points per $1 spent7, uncapped.

     ​​​​​​​0% p.a. on balance transfers for the first 12 months8. A one-off credit plan establishment fee of 1% applies. If you pay for your balance transfer over time, an interest-free period will not apply to your purchase.

     Purchase Protection and Refund Protection9

     Fraud Protection Guarantee10

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  • American Express® Velocity Business Card

     Earn up to 2 Velocity Points per $1 spent11, uncapped.

     Two complimentary single entry passes to the domestic Virgin Australia lounge each year12

     Complimentary domestic and international travel insurance when you pay for eligible travel with your Card13

      Up to 51 days to pay for purchases14 

     Charge Card - No pre-set spending limit when you pay your balance in full every month15

     All these benefits and more for an annual fee of $249

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Maximise the Rewards on your card

If you already have an American Express Velocity Points earning Card, here are some great ways you can maximise your rewards.

  • My Benefits

    Enjoy exclusive American Express membership benefits such as offers, discounts, fraud protection16 and more.

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  • Double Dip

    Did you know that if you use your Card with selected Velocity partners, you could earn Points twice? Once with the partner and once with your Card.

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  • Acceptance

    Since Jan 2017, over 135,000 new places joined the American Express Network across Australia18 and there’s more to come. This means more Points, more offers and more rewards.

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Transferring your American Express  rewards points to Velocity

Transfer the existing Membership Rewards points from your eligible Card to your Velocity Frequent Flyer account19. A minimum of 2,000 points per transfer applies. Transfer rates vary, as follows:

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


Eligible Cards

  • The American Express Essential® 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 Explorer® Credit Card
    The David Jones American Express Card
    The David Jones American Express Platinum Card
    The American Express® Rewards Advantage Card