St.George is offering 100,000 bonus Amplify Points (can get you up to $450 in eGift cards) and a reduced first-year card fee of $49 for new cardholders of the Amplify Rewards Platinum Card until 31 July 2024.

A minimum spend of $3,000 or more within 90 days of approval is required to receive the bonus.

The St.George Amplify Rewards Platinum 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 $124 card 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 Rewards Signature in a separate guide.

Since Amplify Rewards points are transferrable to Velocity on a 2:1 basis and KrisFlyer on a 3:1 basis. This means that the current 100,000 bonus Amplify points is equivalent to 50,000 points when transferred Velocity and 33,000 miles when transferred to KrisFlyer.

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

The St.George Amplify Rewards Platinum offers 1 Amplify Rewards point (which also equals to 0.5 Velocity Points or 0.33 KrisFlyer 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
Mobile walletApple Pay, Google Pay and Samsung Pay
Card fee$124 p.a. ongoing

Effective Frequent Flyer Program Point Earn Rates

Frequent Flyer ProgramEffective earn rate
Velocity Points0.5 point / $
Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer miles0.33 mile / $

Finally, it is 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.

St.George Apple Pay, Google Pay & Samsung Pay support

St.George cards support Apple Pay & Google Pay & Samsung Pay, meaning you can use this card on your smartphone for easier payments. Find out more in our guides for each of the compatible services.

Summing Up

The St.George Amplify Rewards Platinum 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 card 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 bonus Amplify Points (can get you up to $450 in eGift cards) plus a reduced first-year annual fee with the St.George Amplify Rewards Platinum Credit Card was last modified: June 21st, 2024 by Daniel Sciberras