The American Express Platinum Card


Interest Rate on Purchases
N/A
(Pay in full monthly)
Annual Fee
$1250
Interest Free Days on Purchases
N/A

Receive 80,000 Membership Reward Points

Receive 80,000 Membership Rewards Bonus Points when you apply, are approved and spend $1,500 on your Card in the first 3 months. This introductory offer is available to new American Express Card Members only.

  • Purchase Rate
    N/A
  • Annual Fee
    $1250
  • Interest Free days
    N/A - Pay off in full each month
  • Minimum Income Requirement
    $100,000 p.a.
  • Card Type
    AMEX
  • Available to Temporary
    No
  • Joint Application
    No


Secure online application


  • Clicking the Apply Now button will take you to your Online Application on the bank's website.
  • Your application will take less than 10 minutes to complete
  • Once approved, you will receive your credit card usually within 1-2 weeks

Some Benefits of the American Express Charge Card

  • 80,000 Membership Rewards Bonus Points when you apply, are approved and spend $1500 on your Card within your first 3 months of Card Membership. This introductory offer is available to new American Express Card Members only
  • Receive Platinum Travel Service and Platinum Concierge privilege
  • Receive a $200 Platinum Travel Credit each year, which can be redeemed online for airfares, car hire or hotel bookings
  • Transfer your points to a choice of 7 airline rewards and 3 hotel programmes
  • Complimentary access for you and a guest to 900 VIP Lounges with Priority Pass plus access to the Airline Privileges Program
  • Receive Platinum Privilege benefits when booking your accommodation
  • Complimentary Accor Plus program membership until 30 September 2018. Membership entitles you to a complimentary night’s stay each year, with over 900 Accor properties in Australia and Asia-Pacific
  • Complimentary Domestic and International Travel Insurance Cover
  • Charge Card with no pre-set spending limit and no interest charges. All you need to do is pay off your balance in full each month.

Other Pros

  • Earn 2 Membership Rewards points per dollar spent on your Card
  • Transfer points to any of our seven other leading airline partner programmes or turn your Membership Rewards points into credit on your American Express Card
  • There's no limit and no expiry date on points as long as your account remains current and in good standing
  • Receive a $200 Platinum Travel Credit each year, which can be redeemed online for airfares, car hire or hotel bookings
  • Platinum Privileges entitles you to a great range of benefits on international airlines, top cruise lines, accommodation, hire car companies and over 650 fine hotels and resorts
  • Platinum's by invitation only programme gives you access to exceptional experiences that are not open to the general public
  • Complimentary Accor Plus program membership until 30 September 2018. Membership entitles you to a complimentary night’s stay each year, with over 900 Accor properties in Australia and Asia-Pacific
  • Earn points faster by getting a Supplementary Card for family members at no additional cost
  • Pay no interest as is a charge card not a credit card. You need to pay it off each month.

Cons

  • High standard annual fee of $1250.
  • You need to pay off monthly as is a charge card, not a credit card

The American Express
Platinum Card

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How to apply for the American Express Platinum Card

If you are interested in applying for the American Express Platinum card, then it is as easy as clicking the 'apply now' button to be redirected to the online application form. Take a look at the application criteria and what you will need to apply:



Application criteria

Make sure you meet the following criteria before you apply:

  • You and your supplementary cardholders must be over the age of 18
  • You have no history of bad debt or payment defaults
  • You need to be a permanent resident of New Zealand
  • You need to have an annual pre-tax income of $100,000 or more

Required information

  • Financial information, including details of your existing cards
  • Employment details
  • Your accountant's contact information (if you are self-employed)

The American Express Platinum card delivers strong points earning plus a whole range of premium benefits for the traveler. If this card sounds like it is right for you, hit the 'apply now' button to get the application process started.

The Platinum American Express Card