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Earn more points with Contactless on your
CommBank Awards American Express® Card

American Express

Your CommBank Awards American Express® card and CommBank Mastercard® or Visa are linked to one account. Use your CommBank American Express card and earn more points for every dollar you spend overseas and at supermarkets, department stores and petrol stations in Australia^. You can also use your Mastercard or Visa and enjoy the convenience of worldwide acceptance at over 43 million locations#.

Managing two cards on the one account is easy. Both cards have the same interest rate, one credit limit and balance, plus you’ll receive a single monthly statement and pay one annual fee for your two cards. There's no extra cost to add a CommBank American Express Card to your account.

You can make Contactless payments with your CommBank Awards American Express card, giving you a fast, easy, secure way to pay for purchases under $100 while earning more points.

The CommBank Awards American Express card can give you more points for every dollar you spent so you can redeem rewards even sooner.^

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New features

You can make Contactless payments with your CommBank Awards American Express card.

  • It’s fast. Contactless technology means you don’t have to swipe or insert to pay for purchases under $100.
  • It’s easy. Hold your card to the terminal, wait for the beep or light and you’re done.
  • More points. Your CommBank Awards American Express card earns you more Awards points for every dollar you spend^
  • It’s secure. The embedded microchip adds security, making it difficult to fraudulently copy your cards details. Plus, our 100% money back guarantee means you’ll never be liable for fraudulent use as long as you protect your card and PIN, and immediately notify us of their loss, theft or misuse and of any suspicious activity on your account.  


Merchant acceptance

Earn more points where you shop every day. There are thousands of places in Australia where you can use your CommBank Awards American Express card without being surcharged, including major supermarkets, petrol stations, department stores and many other retail outlets. A merchant is required to tell you beforehand if a surcharge will apply.


Things you should know

* For cash advances, the cash advance fee will apply.

# The Nilson Report, Issue 1095 September 2016.

^ Points are earned on eligible transactions and are subject to points capping. You'll earn the maximum points per $1 spent when using your American Express card for eligible transactions overseas and at a Higher Points Merchant, which means a business classified as a 'supermarket', 'department store' or 'service (petrol) station' for the purposes of American Express transactions, excluding any business or organisation paid using an intermediary payment platform, for example, PayPal; and 0.5 points per $1 spent using your American Express card everywhere else. Refer to the CommBank Awards Program Terms and Conditions for more information. 

Mastercard and the Mastercard brand mark are registered trademarks of Mastercard International Incorporated. American Express is a trademark of American Express. This card is issued by Commonwealth Bank of Australia pursuant to a licence from American Express.