American Express Westpac Altitude Platinum Credit Card Bundle® (Velocity) | Review & Apply

American Express Westpac Altitude Platinum Credit Card Bundle® (Velocity)

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American Express Westpac Altitude Platinum Credit Card Bundle® (Velocity)
Apply by 15 oct 19
American Express Westpac Altitude Platinum Credit Card Bundle® (Velocity)
Earn up to 75,000 bonus Velocity points when you apply for the two-card bundle issued by Westpac and Amex until 15 October 2019. (Conditions Apply)
Earn up to 1.5 Velocity point per $1 spent on eligible overseas purchases. (Amex)
Westpac Mastercard® issued and serviced by Westpac. AMEX Westpac Altitude Card issued & serviced by American Express.
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Velocity Frequent Flyer
Velocity Frequent Flyer
1 pt
per $1 spent
75,000
points
after spend criteria

Pros & cons

What's good?

What's not so good?

Earn up to 75,000 bonus Velocity points when you apply for the two-card bundle issued by Westpac and Amex until 15 October 2019. (Conditions Apply)
Westpac Altitude Platinum Mastercard® Card: 60,000 bonus Velocity Points, when you spend $3,000 on eligible purchases within 90 days of card approval. (Exclusions apply. Velocity rewards fee applies)
American Express Westpac Altitude Platinum Card: 15,000 bonus Velocity Points, when you spend $3,000 on eligible purchases within 90 days of card approval. (Exclusions apply)
Earn up to 1.5 Velocity point per $1 spent on eligible overseas purchases. (Amex)
Enjoy two (2) complimentary Economy X seat upgrade vouchers each year to use on selected domestic flights. Available when you spend with Virgin Australia on your Mastercard.
Tap & go™ quickly and easily using your Mastercard® for a faster transaction.
For information about Altitude points earning rate of this card, please click here.
*There is a $50 Velocity Rewards opt-in fee if you choose to earn Velocity Points through the Altitude Velocity rewards program.
The annual fee of $249 p.a. is quite high, which is computed as $150 p.a. (Mastercard®) + $49 p.a. (American Express) + $50 (Velocity Rewards opt-in fee).

The cash advance rate of 21.49% is only applicable to Mastercard®.
Purchase rate of 20.24% p.a. on American Express.
Receive both rewards cards in one single application.
In respect of Westpac credit card applications started on or after 1 March 2019 (other than St.George, BankSA or Bank of Melbourne credit card applications), all approved credit cards will be Mastercard branded.

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The basics

About this card

Card setup
Dual Card
Card tier
Platinum
Card type
Mastecard & Amex
Card use
Personal
Credit rating
Any
Gambling transactions allowed
No
Joint application
No
Minimum age
18 years old
Minimum income
$30,000
Minimum income for pensioners
Same as standard
Pensioners
Rewards program
Velocity Frequent Flyer
Temporary residents
N/A

Cardholders

Additional cardholders
1
Additional card fee
$0 p.a.

Credit limits

Minimum credit limit
$6,000
Maximum credit limit
$50,000

Repayments

Interest charged from
Purchase date
Interest free period
Up to 45 days on purchases
Minimum repayment
2%

Rates & fees

Ongoing interest rates

MonthlyAnnually
Cash advances 1.79% 21.49% p.a.
Purchases 1.71% 20.49% p.a.

Fees

Annual fee
$249 p.a.
Cash advance fee
whichever is greater, $2.50 or 2%
Dishonour fee
$9
Duplicate statement fee
$2
Foreign exchange fee
3%
Late payment fee
$15
Over limit fee
$0
Overseas ATM balance fee
$0
Overseas ATM withdrawal fee
$2.5
Overseas emergency card replacement fee
$0
Transaction verification fee
$0

Rewards & points

Cool stuff you can get with your points

Disclaimer: Points required accurate as of the 31st March 2018.

Rewards program basics

First purchase bonus
75,000 points
Reward points expiry
Never as long as you keep your account active
Rewards program
Velocity Frequent Flyer
Spend required for bonus points
$3,000 (AmEx) and/or $3,000 (MC) in 90 days

Earning points with this card

Frequent flyer points (AmEx)
1 pt per $1 spent
Frequent flyer points (MC / Visa)
0.5 pts per $1 spent
Overseas earn rate (AmEx)
1.5 pts per $1 spent
Overseas earn rate (MC / Visa)
0.5 pts per $1 spent
Points cap per month (AmEx)
N/A
Points cap per month (MC / Visa)
N/A
Points cap per year (AmEx)
Unlimited
Points cap per year (MC / Visa)
Unlimited
Points earned on ATO payments (AmEx)
0.5 pts per $1 spent
Points earned on ATO payments (MC / Visa)
N/A
Reward points (AmEx)
(refer to "Pro" section)
Reward points (MC / Visa)
(refer to "Pro" section)

Additional benefits

Airport lounge access
No
Complimentary flight voucher
No
Concierge service
Yes

Minimum criteria for this card

What you need before applying

Be over 18 years old
You are a resident or citizen of Australia
Earn a regular income of more than $30,000 per year
You have your personal details ready to complete the online application
Have not applied for multiple credit cards recently
Age Pension, Disability Pension, Veteran's Pension and Widower's Pension are acceptable.
Austudy, Child Support Payments, Family Tax Benefits and Parenting Payments, Foster Care Allowance and Youth Allowance are acceptable.
Joint applications are not allowed
Overseas Pension is not acceptable.
Carer's Allowance is not acceptable.
Disclaimer: The minimum criteria are intended only to be a guide. Your application may still be rejected by the bank even if you can answer 'Yes' to all the minimum criteria. The final decision regarding your application is up to the bank.

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