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American Express

  • Low-interest cards
  • Earn reward points
  • Access global benefits

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About American Express

To have been able to become one of the biggest financial service providers, we had to work extremely hard.

The hard work was also coupled with unwavering dedication from all levels in the business. This is one of the reasons why we offer such exception benefits, to ensure that the client is satisfied and happy with our service.

Apply for an American Express credit card

When you apply for a credit card from us, we will ensure that your needs and wants are prioritized. Thanks to technology nowadays, there is now no reason to wait on endless queues with piles of paperwork. Now, you can submit everything online through our credit card application.

American Express Services

The convenience that comes with a Blue Credit Card, Gold Credit Card or Platinum Credit Card is the fact that these are not your normal kind of credit card. These are cards that can be utilized for work, business or personal use.

What to expect from American Express credit cards

With the Platinum Credit Card, you are given free access to Premier Club Bidvest lounges 8 times. Friends and family can also make use of the supplementary credit card benefits. The Gold Credit Card gives you all the coverage that you need with an insurance cover of up to R1 million Rand. The Blue Credit Card gives you great credit protection which is worth R150 000 as well as easy budget transactions that are more than R300.

American Express – Credit card

  • Loan Type Credit cards

Benefits of American Express

  • Low-interest credit cards
  • Get rewards for using your credit card
  • Get membership benefits

Expect our innovative tools & expertise to provide the best credit card solutions in SA

As much as we would like to help everyone, we can’t assist customers that are struggling to pay back some of their debts.

The more you use your credit cards to swipe, the more points you earn. At American Express, there are benefits and rewards every day.

How can American Express help you?

While people are constantly looking for better and efficient ways of doing things, look no further with an American Express credit card. As a client, you will be able to run your daily financial life at the touch of your hand or rather the wipe of your hand, whatever method you prefer.

What do you need to apply?

If you are interested in our credit card offers, you have to be above the age of 18 to apply. Furthermore, you must have a valid banking account and supply us with your ID document. We will need proof of payment to determine your income and affordability. Where you work and how long you have worked will either work for your good or against you when you apply for a credit card.

We would like to appeal to our customers and potential clients that American Express would like to do all that it can to ensure that clients are well taken care of in terms of their credit. However, there is very little we can do if you don’t meet our requirements. What we can do is to ensure that you stick well within your financial boundaries. If you don’t need a credit card, don’t apply for just the sake of it. Ensure that you apply for it when you have seen the significance of having a credit card. Our clients have rated our services as a top of the range with a number of rewards they can make use of. Furthermore, we are one of the few providers that customers don’t mind using over and over again and we couldn’t be happier. This is an indication that we are in the right direction and there are quite a number of things we are doing right.

Customer Reviews & Testimonials

August 2018

The American Express credit card comes with so many different types of rewards that I just had to get it and now that I travel all the time my credit card is paying off with all the rewards.

Michael B
— Port Elizabeth —

May 2019

The app that tells you all you need to know about your card how much you have used or need to pay back is an amazing for customers couldn’t be happier with American express always going the extra...

John B
— Cape Town —

February 2019

Great experience with the company when I applied they kept me informed with my application and even took the time to alert me that I had been accepted.

Lisa B
— Johannesburg —

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  • Century City Dr, Century City Cape Town Western Cape 7441 South Africa
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