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NZ's first credit card to come a return flight

Now you can apply then fly – NZ's first credit card to come with a return flight Down Under

American Express® becomes the first company in NZ to include a return flight with a credit card offer

August 02, 2007 – American Express has announced that its Platinum Membership Rewards™ Credit Card will now come with a return flight to a choice of three destinations in Australia – Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane.

For a limited time only, successful applicants for the American Express Membership Rewards Platinum Credit Card will receive a return flight to Australia with either Qantas or Emirates.

“We are launching this special offer as we know a complimentary flight to Australia is of real interest to potential Platinum Cardmembers. I’m certain you’ll find the American Express® Platinum Membership Rewards™ Credit Card is one of the best credit cards currently on offer in New Zealand today,” said Managing Director for American Express Australia and New Zealand Pierric Beckert.

“With 2 Membership Rewards® points for each dollar spent and worldwide travel insurance, the American Express Membership Rewards Platinum Credit Card provides customers with an extensive range of services and benefits designed to make life easier and more rewarding,” said Pierric.

Under this new offer, Cardmembers can fly economy class return with Qantas from Auckland or Wellington to Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane, or from Christchurch to Sydney.

Cardmembers who fly with Emirates can fly economy class return from Auckland to Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane or from Christchurch to Sydney.

The offer expires on 15 October and flights must be booked by 31 December. Flights booked with Emirates must be taken by 19 April and flights booked with Qantas must be taken by 31 May.


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