St.George is offering a 100,000 Amplify Points as signup bonus for new cardholders of the Amplify Platinum Visa – Amplify Rewards until 31 March 2020, with a minimum spend requirement of $2,000 within the first 90 days of approval to receive to the bonus points.

New cardholders are also eligible for 0% p.a. for 22 months on Balance Transfer, which you need to have requested upon card application.

There is also 60,000 bonus Qantas Points on offer for new cardholders of the St.George Amplify Platinum – Qantas Rewards also until 31 March 2020.

The St.George Amplify Platinum Visa – Amplify Rewards offers an effective points earn rate of 0.5 frequent flyer points per dollar on most of the linked frequent flyer programs to Amplify Rewards, which for an ongoing $99 annual fee card, is respectable. The strength of Amplify Rewards is its ability to be transferred to multiple rewards partners, offering flexibility in how you redeem your points.

The Amplify family includes cards offered by St.George, Bank of Melbourne and BankSA. This guide covers the different earn rates, caps and benefits of the St.George Platinum Visa – Amplify Rewards variant. We also cover the St.George Amplify Signature Visa – Amplify Rewards in a separate guide.


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Digging into the details of the St.George Amplify Platinum Visa – Amplify Rewards

The St.George Amplify Platinum Visa offers 1 Amplify Rewards points (which also equals to 0.5 Velocity Points, KrisFlyer or Enrich Miles when transferred) on spend with no points cap.

Card Details

CardSt.George Amplify Platinum Visa - Amplify Rewards
Loyalty programAmplify Rewards
Points earned from spend1 Amplify point per $ spend
Points capnone
InsuranceOverseas travel insurance, extended warranty on purchases etc. (PDS)
Overseas transaction fee3% of the converted amount
Annual fee$99 p.a. ongoing

Effective Frequent Flyer Program Point Earn Rates

Frequent Flyer ProgramEffective earn rate
Velocity Points0.5 point / $
Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Miles0.5 mile / $
Malaysia Airlines Enrich Miles0.5 mile / $

Finally, its worth noting the card terms in relation to loyalty points are here.

Amplify Rewards vs Qantas Points

The St.George Amplify Platinum Visa also has a Qantas Rewards variant that earns 0.5 Qantas Points per $1 on spend. Otherwise, earn rate is 1 Amplify Rewards Points per dollar on eligible purchases on the Amplify Rewards variant.

We cover the details of the Amplify Rewards and its frequent flyer transfer partners in a separate guide.

Conclusion

The St.George Amplify Platinum – Amplify Rewards could be a useful card for those who are looking for non-Amex cards that earn points on spend and offers flexibility in how you use them, 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 cards more appealing.

100,000 Amplify Points and 0% p.a. on Balance Transfer with the St.George Amplify Platinum – Amplify Rewards was last modified: January 16th, 2020 by Daniel Sciberras