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American Express Credit Cards

MINIMUM SALARY

AED 30,700

RATE

2.50%

ANNUAL FEE

AED 2,760

  • Dining Offers
  • Balance Transfer
  • Airport Lounge Access
  • Travel Insurance
  • Purchase Protection
  • Air Miles
  • Premium lifestyle & travel benefits
  • No interest charges (full payment required)
  • Access to the Membership Rewards® programme

MINIMUM SALARY

AED 30,700

RATE

2.50%

ANNUAL FEE

AED 2,760

Non AED Transaction Fee

2.94%

Cash Advance Fee

4.00 % / Min 50

Key Features

  • Receive a US$ 300 / AED 1,100 Annual Travel Credit
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi services with Boingo
  • Complimentary Priority PassTM enrolment to over 1,000 Airport Lounges globally for Basic and Supplementary Cardmember
  • Dedicated Platinum Travel and Concierge Services 24/7
  • Complimentary enrolment to Membership Rewards®
  • Comprehensive Travel Insurance
  • Enrolment to leading hotel loyalty programmes
  • Comprehensive Travel Insurance. Your policy number is 'AMEX20'

Reward Features

Earn Membership Reward Points

  • Earn Membership Reward Points
  • Access to the Membership Rewards program, with 1 point earned for every AED 4 of spend
  • Points never expire
  • Redeem for a variety of lifestyle and travel rewards from any of our 14 airline partners and 4 hotel partners

Things To Be Aware Of

  • This is a charge card:full bal payment to be made each month
  • 1 Platinum and 4 Gold Supplementary cards without a fee.
  • 2.5% monthly charge on outstanding balance

MINIMUM SALARY

AED 21,250

RATE

3.25%

ANNUAL FEE

AED 700

  • Airport Lounge Access
  • Travel Insurance
  • Purchase Protection
  • 30,000 bonus Membership Rewards
  • 2 Membership Rewards® points with every AED 4 spent
  • Annual fee waiver with FeeBack
  • Upto 12 complimentary airport lounge access with a guest
  • Comprehensive retail and travel insurance

MINIMUM SALARY

AED 21,250

RATE

3.25%

ANNUAL FEE

AED 700

Non AED Transaction Fee

2.94%

Cash Advance Fee

3.00 % / min AED100

Joining Offers

Receive 30,000 bonus Membership Rewards (“MR”) points (hereinafter “Offer”) when you apply via the Amex MENA Mobile App (hereinafter “the App”) for The American Express® Platinum Credit Card (hereinafter “Card”) during the Offer Period June 17th – 15th August 2022

AED 500 Rivoli voucher can be redeemed for 16000 MR points
GBP 100 Harrods voucher for 29000 MR points

Key Features

  • 30,000 bonus membership rewards as joining offer. Access to the Membership Rewards® program, with 2 point earned for every AED 4 of spend
  • Membership Rewardspoints that can be redeemed for complimentary flights, upgrades, hotel stays and more.
  • Annual fee waiver with FeeBack.
  • To continue enjoying your complimentary Cardmembership year after year, simply spend AED 40,000 per annum.
  • With FeeBack, the annual fee on your Platinum Credit Card will be credited back to your Card account when you spend at least AED 10,000 within the first 3 months of receiving your Card.
  • To continue enjoying your complimentary Cardmembership year after year, simply spend AED 40,000 per annum.
  • Access to 1,400+ Airport lounges globally with Priority PassTM programme
  • Annual fee waiver with "FeeBack"
  • Comprehensive Travel Insurance. Your policy number is 'AMEX13'

Reward Features

Earn Membership Rewards Points

  • Access to the Membership Rewards programme, with 2 points earned for every AED 4 of spend (local purchase)
  • Points never expire
  • Redeemable at 14 airlines, 3 hotel partners and o merchandise from leading brands across fashion, electronics and more.

Membership Rewards® programme is American Express way of thanking you for using the Platinum Credit Card. Use your points to treat yourself to rewards from leading brands in travel, fashion, electronics and more.

SPEND AED 5,250 per month and earn 31,500 Membership Rewards points per annum.  Redeem for AED 1,000 Voucher from RIVOLI
SPEND AED 9,000 per Month and earn 54,000 Membership Rewards points per annum. Redeem for a return trip ticket to London
SPEND AED 19,200 per Month and earn 115,200 Membership Rewards points per annum. Redeem for Apple Watch series 6

Things To Be Aware Of

  • Welcome offer only for applications via the Amex MENA app

American Express

American Express came into existence in 1850 and since then, it has worked to make a difference in the lives of its customers in ways that matter most to them. As on December 2019, American Express is ranked at 67th in the Fortune 500 list with assets of over $198 Billion.

They are a global services company that provide customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success.

In 2019, the Company’s revenue reached a record $43.6 billion and the fourth quarter of 2019 marked their 10th straight quarter of FX-adjusted revenue growth at or above 8 percent. By leveraging the unique assets of their integrated payments platform, the group continue to bring American Express membership to life in the digital channels in ways that are driving increased engagement with the customers.

Range of products & services offered by American Express are-

  • Cards – Personal Cards, Small Business Cards, Corporate Cards, Prepaid Cards
  • Travel Solutions – Corporate travel, foreign currency, traveler’s cheque etc.
  • Business Solutions – Charge and Credit Cards, Employee cards, Supplier payment solutions etc.
Popular Cards from American Express (AMEX) Income Eligibility Annual Fee Interest / Profit Rate
American Express The Platinum Card AED 30,700 AED 2,760 2.50%
The American Express Platinum Credit Card AED 21,250 AED 700 3.25%

FAQs

Below are some eligibility criteria for American Express Cards

  1. Age 21 or over
  2. UAE home address
  3. Have an annual income of at least US$ 60,000 (employed), US$ 75,000 (self-employed) - or local currency equivalent
  4. Good Credit history on AECB
  5. And if self-employed, working for more than two years

Have an annual income of at least US$ 60,000 (employed), US$ 75,000 (self-employed) - or local currency equivalent

American Express credit cards are widely accepted overseas, but just like in America; it is not always accepted.

Complimentary airport lounges access across the world for primary and supplementary card holders. Amex cards are accepted in 143 countries and 1200 VIP lounges across the world.

They also provide 12 airline Membership Rewards partners to travel with.