American Express NZ

About American Express NZ

American Express is an international brand that is known for its prestige, versatility and, of course, range of fantastic credit card rewards.

With us you get the best that the banking world has to offer while also enjoying some of the best rewards on the planet which include complimentary domestic flights and travel insurance as well as supplementary cards for your loved ones.

Intelligence at its Best

Apart from our 24 hour dedicated customer service which will assist you in the event that your card is lost or stolen, American Express boasts some of the most advanced security technology in existence - there to protect you day and night.

What American Express NZ can offer you

American Express NZ offers Kiwis a range of 5 credit cards which includes the ever popular Air New Zealand Platinum card and the classic American Express Platinum.

Accepted virtually anywhere both nationally and globally you'll enjoy more flexibility and unmatched access to the things you love most.

Benefits you'll Enjoy

With purchase protection, buyers advantage and guaranteed fraud protection - our range is in high demand and offers the most comprehensive range of benefits on the market. From cards that carry no annual fees to cards that offer maximum membership reward points - you'll certainly find a card that fits both your financial circumstances and lifestyle.

In a Nutshell

  •  Available cards
    • The Air New Zealand American Express Platinum Card
    • The Air New Zealand American Express Card
    • The American Express Platinum Edge Credit Card
    • The American Express Platinum Card
    • The Low Rate Credit Card from American Express
  •  Rewards
    • Airpoints DollarsTM
    • Status Points
    • Complimentary flights
    • Membership Rewards Points
    • Transfer Points
  •  Interest ranges From 19.95% per annum
  •  Annual fee ranges From $59 to $1250 per annum
  •  Average processing time 2 to 4 weeks for new cards
  •  Online application

Getting your American Express Credit Card Online

In order to apply for an American Express credit card you must meet the particular card's minimum eligibility requirements.

We require applicants to be aged 18 or above, to be either permanent residents of New Zealand or citizens, to have a clear credit history and an income exceeding $35,000 per annum (at a minimum).

Making your Life that Much Easier - Applying Online

As a technologically advanced and innovative credit provider, we offer you an easy online credit card application which you can fill out in just 10 minutes. Once we receive your completed application we will have to check that you meet our minimum income and credit criteria before approving you for a credit card.

Eligibility & Requirements

Other Products & Services

  • Personal Cards
  • Credit Cards
  • Small Business Credit Cards
  • Corporate Card Programme
  • Insurance
  • Membership Rewards Programme
  • Online Services
  • Amex Mobile App Features
  • Book Travel
  • International Money Transfers

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Contact Details

  •  09-583 8000
  •  09-583 8126
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 Physical Address

  • Level 3, Building A, 600 Great South Road, Auckland, Auckland, 1051, New Zealand

 Postal Address

  • PO Box 4005, Shortland Street, Auckland, 1140, New Zealand