Bank of Melbourne are offering 50,000 bonus Qantas for new cardholders of the Amplify Platinum Visa – Qantas Rewards until 22 May 2019, with a minimum spend requirement of $2,000 within the first 90 days of approval to receive to the bonus points.
There is also up to 100,000 Amplify Points on offer for new cardholders of the Bank of Melbourne Amplify Platinum – Amplify Rewards variant.
The Bank of Melbourne Amplify Platinum Visa – Qantas Rewards offers a decent earn rate of 0.5 Qantas Point per dollar on spend, which for a $99 annual fee card, is respectable.
The Amplify family of cards includes cards offered by St.George, Bank of Melbourne and BankSA. This guide covers the earn rates and benefits of the Bank of Melbourne Platinum Visa – Qantas Rewards variant. We cover the Bank of Melbourne Amplify Signature Visa – Qantas Rewards in a separate guide.
Amplify Platinum cards – Up to 100,000 Amplify Rewards Points
- St.George Amplify Platinum – Amplify Rewards
- BankSA Amplify Platinum – Amplify Rewards
- Bank of Melbourne Amplify Platinum – Amplify Rewards
Amplify Platinum cards – 50,000 Qantas Points
- St.George Amplify Platinum – Qantas Rewards
- BankSA Amplify Platinum – Qantas Rewards
- Bank of Melbourne Amplify Platinum – Qantas Rewards
Digging into the details of the Bank of Melbourne Amplify Platinum Visa – Qantas Rewards
The Bank of Melbourne Amplify Platinum Visa – Qantas Rewards offers 0.5 Qantas Points per dollar spent with no points cap.
|Card||St.George, Bank of Melbourne and BankSA|
Amplify Platinum Visa - Qantas Rewards
|Loyalty program||Qantas Frequent Flyer|
|Points earned from spend||0.5 Qantas point per $ spend|
|Insurance||Overseas travel insurance, extended warranty on purchases etc. (PDS)|
|Overseas transaction fee||3% of the converted amount|
|Annual fee||$99 p.a.|
Finally, its worth noting the card terms in relation to loyalty points are here.
Qantas Points vs. Amplify Rewards
The Bank of Melbourne Amplify Platinum also has an Amplify Rewards variant that earns 1 Amplify point per $1 on spend which, as mentioned above equates to 0.5 Velocity Points, Krisflyer or Enrich Miles when transferred. While the Qantas Rewards variant directly earns 0.5 Qantas Point per $1 on all eligible spend.
We cover the details of the Amplify Rewards and its frequent flyer transfer partners in a separate guide.
The Bank of Melbourne Amplify Platinum – Qantas Rewards could still be useful for those who are looking for a non-Amex card with decent Qantas Points earn, without a particularly expensive annual fee.
Bonus offers can be hit and miss on the Amplify range, but when they are on offer, these cards are worth considering. Those looking for more features like lounge access and other travel perks however might find the Amplify Signature more appealing.
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