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The Qantas American Express Ultimate Card

You could enjoy more adventures more often with an offer of up to 50,000 extra points*
Qantas Discovery American Ultimate Card

Take off with up to 50,000 extra Qantas Points* when you apply by 30 April 2014, are approved and meet the following spend criteria:

  • 5,000 points* after the first time you make an eligible purchase on the Card within three months of becoming a Card Member
  • 42,500 additional points* if you spend $500 on eligible purchases on the Card within three months of becoming a Card Member
  • Plus, a further 2,500 points* the first time you use your Card on selected Qantas products and services in Australia.~

This introductory offer excludes existing Card Members or those previous Card Members who have held any American Express Card in the last 12 months*

Exceptional travel benefits

  • Take off with a complimentary Qantas domestic Economy return flight every anniversary year after^ your first eligible Card spend on selected Qantas products and services in Australia~
  • Complimentary domestic and international travel insurance when you pay for eligible travel with your Card.

Accelerate your earning power

  • Earn up to 3 Points per $1 spent on eligible purchases (see below for further details)
  • No points capping as long as your Card account is current and in good standing
  • $0 annual fee per Supplementary Card so you can earn more points.Ω

 

You can earn: On eligible purchases at:
3 points for every $1 spent‡              Tens of thousands of restaurants in Australia±
Selected Qantas products and services in Australia~
2 points for every $1 spent Accommodation, airlines, major cruise and tour operators paid directly or through travel agencies±
Spend in foreign currency when overseas and online±
1 point for every $1 spent Insurances offered by American Express 
All other providers, excluding those below
0.5 points for every $1 spent Utilities, which are gas, water and electricity providers
Insurance offered by companies other than American Express
Telecommunications providers, which includes goods and services purchased from phone, mobile and internet service providers
Government bodies including the Australian Taxation Office, Australia Post, federal/state and local government bodies

Discover where additional points can be earned, such as at restaurants or with major cruise and tour operators, by visiting americanexpress.com.au/qantasearnrate

0.99% on balance transfers for the first 6 months#

Transfer an existing balance and you'll pay only 0.99% p.a. for the first 6 months#
This offer excludes any existing or previous Card Members. A one-off credit plan establishment fee of 1% applies to any balances transferred.

For all these benefits you'd normally pay a Card fee of $450 p.a., but as a new** American Express Card Member you'll pay just $250 in your first year of Card Membership if you apply by 30 April 2014 and are approved - saving you $200**.

Cards are offered, issued, and administered by American Express Australia Limited. Credit provided by American Express Australia Limitfed (ABN 92 108 952 085), Australian Credit Licence No. 291313. ®Registered Trademark of American Express Company
Applicants must be 18 years of age or over, reside in Australia and earn a minimum income of $65,000 per annum to apply for the Qantas American Express Ultimate Card. American Express income and credit approval criteria applies. Subject to Terms and Conditions. Interest rates, fees and charges apply. All interest rates are quoted as an Annual Percentage Rate. All information, including fees, charges and interest rates are correct as at 16 December 2013 and are subject to change.
* The 50,000 Qantas Points offer is only available to new American Express Card Members who apply via the online application form by 30 April 2014, are approved and make the required eligible Card spend(s). Card members who currently hold or who have previously held any other Card product offered by American Express Australia Limited in the preceding 12 month period are ineligible for this offer. Points are awarded as follows:
- 5,000 points after your first eligible purchase with the Card 
- 42,500 points after you spend $500 on eligible purchases within the first 3 months of becoming a Card Member
- an additional 2,500 points will be awarded after the first Card spend on purchases of selected Qantas products and services in Australia.
Maximum number of points available under this offer is 50,000 points. Points are earned in accordance with and subject to the Qantas American Express Card Points Terms and Conditions. Please allow 8 to 10 weeks after you have made the eligible spend for the points to be credited to your Qantas Frequent Flyer account. Qantas Frequent Flyer membership and the earning and redemption of points are subject to the Terms and Conditions of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program. 
~ Selected Qantas products and services are Qantas passenger flights (with a QF flight number) purchased on the Qantas merchant account, i.e. directly with Qantas or some travel agents, and Qantas Frequent Flyer and Qantas Club membership joining and annual fees. Excludes Jetstar, Qantas Holidays, and Qantas branded non-airfare products. Subject to the Qantas American Express Cards Points Terms and Conditions
^ The Qantas domestic return flight in Economy class between selected Australian capital cities is available for booking by Qantas American Express Ultimate Card Members. All flights are subject to availability and neither American Express nor Qantas guarantee that seats or tickets will be available on the dates or at the times you may wish to fly. Seat availability may be limited to certain dates and/or flights and it may be more difficult to book seats around public holidays, school holidays or special events. Some flights may not have any seats available for redemption. Route availability is subject to change without notice. All travel is subject to Qantas Conditions of Carriage available at qantas.com. No Qantas Points will be awarded for travel on these flights. Subject to Qantas American Express Ultimate Card Insurances and Domestic Return Flight Conditions available here.
† Qantas American Express Ultimate Credit Card Insurances are underwritten by ACE Insurance Limited (ABN 23 001 642 020, AFSL No. 239687) (ACE) and are subject to the terms and conditions and exclusions contained in the Qantas American Express Card Insurances policy of insurance between American Express International, Inc. (ABN 15 000 618 208, AFSL No. 237996 (AEII) of 12 Shelley St, Sydney NSW 2000 and ACE. This site does not take into account your objectives, financial situation or needs. It is important for you to read the Terms and Conditions available here and consider the appropriateness of that insurance in relation to your individual requirements.
‡ You must be a member of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program to earn and redeem points. A joining fee may apply. Membership and the earning and redemption of points are subject to the Terms and Conditions of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program available at qantas.com/terms. Points and bonus points are earned in accordance with and subject to the Qantas American Express Card Points Terms and Conditions, and exclusions apply. Eligible purchases do not include cash advances, interest, balance transfers, fees and charges for traveller’s cheques and foreign currencies – these do not earn Qantas points. For the full list of exclusions, please refer to the Qantas American Express Cards Points Terms and Conditions. Please click here for details.
± Spending at the restaurants, airlines and accommodation, major cruise and tour operators categories will only be eligible for the additional Qantas points if the merchants are categorised in the eligible merchant codes. Merchants are typically assigned codes and categorised based on what they primarily sell. For example, spend on dining within a retail department store, hotel, pub and liquor outlet may not be eligible for the additional points for restaurants. Qantas points are awarded on the Australian-dollar billed amount of the spend in foreign currency. Except for spend at merchants where you earn 3, 2 or 0.5 points per $1 spent, you earn 1 point for every $1 spent including if the purchase is made with someone other than the provider of the goods or service, for example through a third party such as a travel aggregator.
Ω Supplementary Card Members must be 18 years of age or older. You will be liable for all spending on Supplementary Cards.
# Balance transfers are only available to new applicants who apply online or by phone by 30 April 2014and are approved. A one off 1% credit plan establishment fee applies. The maximum balance transfer that you can be approved for is $7,500 or 50% of your approved credit limit whichever is less. Existing Card Members are not eligible for this offer. Card Members who currently hold or who have previously held any other Card product offered by American Express Australia Limited are ineligible for this offer. The balance transferred will be eligible for the promotional interest rate for a six-month period from approval, at which point any remaining balance transfer balance will revert to the standard rate of interest at that time. The credit plan establishment fee attracts the standard rate of interest. Interest free days do not apply if you do not pay your Closing Balance (which includes any outstanding balance transfers, cash advances, purchases and fees) in full by the due date each month. We reserve the right to withdraw this offer if your account is not in good standing or we become aware of any adverse credit information. Click here  for full Balance Transfer terms and conditions.
** To be eligible for the reduced annual Card fee of $250 for the first year you must be a new American Express Card Member who does not currently hold any American Express products and apply by 30 April 2014 and be approved. An annual fee of $450 will apply after the first year. Card Members who currently hold or who have previously held any other Card product offered by American Express Australia Limited in the preceding 12-month
period are ineligible for this offer.

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