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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

    American Express Velocity Platinum Card

    • 100K bonus Points, 75 bonus Status Credits and $100 back when you apply online by 8 Dec 2020, are approved and spend $3,000 in the first 3 months
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      100K bonus Points, 75 bonus Status Credits and $100 back when you apply online by 8 Dec 2020, are approved and spend $3,000 in the first 3 months
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    • All these benefits and more for an annual fee of $375.

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

    Apply online by 8 Dec 2020

  • American Express Velocity Escape Card

    American Express Velocity Escape Card

    • $0 annual Card fee - so you can put more of your money towards your next escape.

      $0 annual Card fee - so you can put more of your money towards your next escape.

    • Earn up to 1.75 Points per $1 spent6.

      Earn up to 1.75 Points per $1 spent6.

  • American Express® Velocity Business Card

    American Express Velocity Business Card

    • Earn up to 2 Points per $1 spent9.

      Earn up to 2 Points per $1 spent9.

    • Two complimentary Virgin Australia lounge passes each year10.

      Two complimentary Virgin Australia lounge passes each year10.

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

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

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.

    Explore more benefits
  • 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.

    Explore our Partners
  • 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.

    Find out more

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 Membership Rewards 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