American Express Credit Cards - earning and using frequent flyer points with Amex
American Express offer a range of credit cards that offer the ability to either earn frequent flyer points directly, or to transfer them from their own American Express Membership Rewards program into a partner frequent flyer program.
American Express own points program, Membership Rewards, allows you to transfer points on demand to any number of partner programs such as Singapore Airlines Krisflyer, Virgin Australia Velocity, Cathay Pacific Asia Miles, Malaysia Airlines Enrich, and Starwood Preferred Guest.
American Express-issued Credit Cards
Earning Points with American Express
The two sister Amex Offers and Amex Connect programs entitle cardholders to discounts and savings by crediting users’ accounts when eligible purchases are made.
If you’re an avid points collector, make sure you register your American Express-issued personal card for this promotion, and you could be earning up to 4 points per $ spent at supermarkets.
The American Express referral program allows existing Amex cardholders to earn bonus points by referring friends and family to apply.
One of the most common comments and questions about the offers from American Express that you’ll see on this site (and advertised in many other places too) is to question what ‘American Express issued’ or […]
ANZ has become the first of the Big Four banks to jump on the Apple Pay bandwagon, joining American Express as the only two institutions offering this quite secure and convenient method of payment.
The good news for people in the frequent flyer points game is that there are no extra costs to the consumer and you still earn rewards just as you would if you used the physical credit or debit card, but you also benefit from increased security and convenience.
New service RewardPay offers small business payments to suppliers and superannuation payments by American Express
RewardPay allows business owners to take advantage of credit card points earn opportunities for making business payments they could have made by EFT. There’s a fee – but the cost can make sense to earn points and boost your cashflow.
American Express Membership Rewards international points & account transfers - a primer, with my experience
I am a UK expat, and have lived in Australia for a fair few years now. For some reason American Express in the UK allowed me to maintain a UK Credit Card tied to Membership […]
Buying points from American Express
How to buy American Express Membership Rewards points from Amex directly - useful for transfers to other frequent flyer programs
American Express Membership Rewards cards have a somewhat hidden option – you can buy points to top up your account for a redemption, and the cost is not actually that unreasonable. This is possible for […]