What is AMEX Membership Month and what deals can I get?

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Good news for American Express members - it’s August, which is AMEX Membership Month for 2022!

AMEX offers some of the most well-known rewards cards in Australia, but this month sees extra special deals from shopping to travel.

What is AMEX Membership Month?

Alongside the standard American Express rewards program, the month of August will see offers rolled out across travel, shopping, wellness, and dining.

Throughout the month, there is also a special offer for AMEX members adding an additional cardholder. Eligible members will receive 5,000 bonus points for adding a 1st additional cardholder (see website for terms and conditions).

What bonuses are there for AMEX Membership Month?

While special offers will be announced throughout the month, some have already begun. Terms and conditions apply to all offers - see the website for more information. These include:

Dining - Get 15% back each time you pay with AMEX at selected partners. Full list is available here but includes:

  • Sydney: China Diner, The Golden Sheaf, Chophouse, Lotus, Bel & Brio, Tulloch, Chiswick, The Clock, and more.
  • Melbourne: Le Bon Ton and Byblos.
  • Brisbane: Donna Chang, Boom Boom Room, Bisou Bisou, Iris Rooftop, Black Bird, and more.

Travel

  • Agoda.com: Get 12% off eligible hotels.
  • Expedia.com: Get 12% off eligible hotels.
  • Wyndham Hotels & Resorts: Spend $400, get $100 back at selected locations in Australia. Available in-person only to the first 30,000 cards.

Wellness

  • AMEX x Barre Body: Exclusive Barre Body classes in Sydney and Melbourne locations, for special prices.
  • AMEX x Barry’s: Exclusive Barry’s classes and special pricing

Shopping

  • Net-a-Porter and Mr Porter: Offer to be announced
  • RedBalloon: 10% bonus on gift cards (offer valid from 4/8/22 to 17/8/22)
  • Amazon.com: 5% bonus on gift cards (offer valid from 18/8/22 to 31/8/22, vouchers can only be purchased in multiples of $100)
  • Gourmet Traveller: 10% bonus on gift cards (offer valid from 18/8/22 to 31/8/22)
  • Myer: Redeem points for a $100 gift card and receive $10 extra (offer valid from 11/8/22 to 17/8/22)

If you’ve been waiting to splash out on something, this could be a clever time to utilise points and deals to get the most out of your credit card

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