Calculate Points For The AMEX Platinum Card (Australia)

Membership Rewards Point Calculator
Find out how many points you can earn with the American Express Platinum Card, review the card benefits, and compare side by side top cards in Australia.
Last Updated 2021-11-23

Card Details At-A-Glance

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The American Express® Platinum Card earns Membership Rewards Points at a flat rate and does not feature any bonus categories. There's no limit to the amount of points you can earn spending on the card.

2.25X All Purchases

The American Express Platinum Card earns 2.25 Membership Rewards Points per $1 spent on all purchases. The only exception is purchases made with government bodies in Australia which will earn you 1 Membership Rewards Point per $1 spent.

Card Benefits

The American Express Platinum Card features the following card benefits:

$450 Annual Travel Credit

The American Express Platinum Card offers $450 in annual travel credit that can be redeemed towards domestic or international travel annually when you book eligible flights, hotels, car hire, or experiences with the Platinum Travel Service.

American Express Global Lounge Collection

As an American Express Platinum Card holder, you'll receive access to over 1,200 Airport lounges around the world. This includes:

  • The Centurion Lounge
  • International American Express Lounges
  • Priority Pass Lounges
  • Plaza Premium Lounges
  • Delta Sky Club Lounges (when flying Delta)
  • Virgin Australia Domestic Lounges (when flying Virgin Australia)

Fine Hotels & Resorts

The American Express Platinum Card grants access to the Fine Hotels & Resorts portal which offers complimentary benefits at 5-star hotels worldwide. Those benefits include:

  • Guaranteed 4pm Late Check-Out
  • Room Upgrade (if available)
  • Daily Breakfast For Two
  • Special Amenity (such as US$100 food credit or massage for two)

The Hotel Collection

The American Express Platinum Card grants access to The Hotel Collection in which you'll receive special benefits when booking a minimum two night stay through the portal. Those benefits include:

  • Room upgrade at check-in, when available
  • A US$100 hotel credit for amenities like dining, spa, and other leisure facilities

Hotel Elite Status

As an American Express Platinum Card holder, you'll receive the complimentary status with several leading hotel chains. This includes:

  • Hilton Honors Gold Status
  • Marriott Bonvoy Gold Status
  • Radisson Rewards Gold Status
  • Shangri-La Golden Circle Jade Membership
  • Accor Plus Membership (Accor Silver Status w/ Additional Savings & Benefits)

Car Rental Status

The American Express Platinum Card grants complimentary Hertz Gold Plus and Avis Preferred membership which is great for earning bonus points and additional benefits with both car rental agencies.

Transfer Points To Partners

As an American Express Platinum Card holder, you'll be able to transfer Membership Rewards Points to the full list of American Express travel partners. These partners include:

  • Virgin Australia Velocity Frequent Flyer
  • Emirates Skywards
  • Etihad Guest
  • Virgin Atlantic Flying Club
  • Singapore KrisFlyer
  • Air New Zealand Airpoints
  • THAI Royal Orchid Plus
  • Malaysia Airlines Enrich
  • Cathay Pacific Asia Miles
  • Qantas Frequent Flyer
  • Hilton Honors
  • Marriott Bonvoy

American Express Benefits

The American Express Platinum Card comes with your several American Express benefits including:

  • AMEX Offers
  • American Express Experiences
  • American Express Experiences Shopping
  • Special RSVP Events (Platinum Card Only)

Travel and Purchase Insurance

The American Express Platinum Card offers travel and purchase insurance. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Travel Inconvenience Cover
  • Medical Emergency Expenses Cover
  • Baggage, Money, and Documents Cover
  • Travel Cancellation Cover
  • Rental Car Loss Damage Waiver Cover
  • Transport Accident Cover
  • Smartphone Screen Insurance
    • Must use your AMEX Platinum Card to pay for the phone outright or monthly bill.
  • Purchase Protection
  • Refund Protection

Rewards Calculator

Use the rewards calculator to calculate how many rewards you can earn based on how much you spend across different categories. Compare the results side by side up to 2 credit cards to find out which cards are best for you.

Any spend entered into the primary card column (the first column) will carry over to all credit card calculators on the site, so there's no need to re-enter spend when viewing other credit cards.

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