amex airpoints card air new zealandEverybody hates bank fees, but we all like to be rewarded when we spend.  With the AMEX Airpoints Card, you’ll earn Air New Zealand Airpoints Dollars fast, with $0 annual fee ongoing.

Plus, there’s a welcome bonus of 50 Airpoints Dollars for new Card Members who apply, are approved and spend $750 on their new Card in the first 3 months.

With an ongoing earn rate of 1 Airpoints Dollar per $100 spent, the AMEX Airpoints Card is also the fastest earning $0 annual fee Airpoints credit card currently available.

Or, read on to find out how you can enjoy the benefits of this popular $0 annual fee Airpoints card.

Pay no annual fee – ever

When you choose the AMEX Airpoints Card, you’ll have peace of mind, knowing that you won’t ever pay an annual fee. Unlike other entry level Airpoints credit cards, the $0 annual fee on this card is offered on an ongoing basis, not just for the first year.

This is a popular card for those who want to maximise their Airpoints Dollar earn rate and enjoy the benefits of an American Express product – without the hassle of an annual fee.

Get 50 bonus Airpoints Dollars

It’s rare to see a welcome bonus on a $0 annual fee credit card, so 50 bonus Airpoints Dollars represents a very generous offer. The 50 bonus Airpoints Dollars is available to new card members who apply, are approved and spend $750 on their new Card in the first 3 months.

You can choose to put your Airpoints Dollars towards flights, rental cars, Koru membership, upgrades and more – it’s up to you. And if you’re not yet a member of Air New Zealand’s Airpoints program, you can sign up for free here.

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Where could a stack of Air New Zealand Airpoints Dollars take you?

Enjoy wide acceptance of your Amex Airpoints Card

Worried about where your American Express card might be accepted? Don’t be!

With a large and growing network of merchants accepting American Express, there’s no shortage of places where you can use your Airpoints credit card.

Amex is now accepted at tens of thousands of places across New Zealand – including airlines, supermarkets, petrol stations, restaurants and small retailers. From Bunnings to BP, and Countdown to Country Road, you’ll be surprised at just how widely you can swipe your card.

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Don’t pay with cash – use your Amex Airpoints Card instead to earn 1 Airpoints Dollar for each $100 you spend

Earn Air New Zealand Airpoints Dollars when you spend

You’ll take off on holiday sooner with a high earn rate of 1 Airpoints Dollar for each $100 spent on your Amex Airpoints Card.

1 Airpoints Dollar is equal to $1 of flight credit with Air New Zealand.  And with 1 Airpoints Dollar earned per $100 spent, the AMEX Airpoints Card is the fastest $0 fee Airpoints earning credit card available in the market.

Like all Amex New Zealand consumer credit cards, there’s no spending cap, ever, so there is no limit to the number of Airpoints Dollars you can earn when you spend on your card.

The Amex Airpoints Card delivers exclusive perks

The $0 annual fee Amex Airpoints Card unlocks range of exclusive offers and valuable membership benefits. These include:

  • 0% p.a. on purchases for the first 6 months (reverting to 19.95% p.a. thereafter)
  • The ability to arrange additional cards free of charge for family members
  • Access to entertainment offers, including pre-sale tickets, reserved seats and competitions
  • Amex Offers – enjoy Spend and Save promotions like Auckland Restaurant month, which we’ve previously written about here, and
  • ‘Online Fraud Protection Guarantee’, providing peace of mind to cover you against fraudulent transactions made using your card details.
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    Your Amex card could help you to access exclusive pre-sale tickets, reserved seats and more

Amex $0 Airpoints Card eligibility

To apply for the American Express Airpoints Card, you’ll need to report a minimum gross (pre-tax) income of just $35,000. The low personal income threshold for this card makes it attractive for those who may not qualify for a premium card that has a higher income requirement.

To be eligible for the 50 bonus Airpoints Dollars offer, you must not have held a card issued by AMEX New Zealand in the past 12 months.

The secure, mobile friendly application form should take you less than 10 minutes to complete and AMEX will give you a response in approximately 5-10 working days.