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|AE Credit Card||Minimum Salary||Benefits|
|American Express Cathay Pacific Elite Credit Card||HK$300,000||Enjoy Asia Miles auto conversion (HK$6= 1 mile)|
|American Express Platinum Credit Card||HK$300,000||Earn points for everyday spending (HK$1= up to 3 points) and enjoy 10X bonus points at selected merchants. Also entitled to Gourmet Club and 15% dining offers at selected restaurants|
|American Express Cathay Pacific Credit Card||HK$150,000||Enjoy Asia Miles auto conversion (HK$8 = 1 mile)|
|The Platinum Card||HK$1,000,000||Enjoy free Turbo program membership and earn points 2 times faster for each dollar spent. Also entitled to Gourmet Club and 15% dining offers at selected restaurants|
American Express cardholders get access to a wide variety of dining and restaurant offers and promotions, both locally and abroad. Some cardholders may also qualify for discounts and cashback from their dining spending.
The easiest and most convenient way to apply for an American Express credit card is through their website. Applicants need to prepare a number of documents in order to successfully apply for a credit card. Documents include proof of address (e.g. utility bills, bank-issued letter), proof of income (e.g. latest tax demand note, bank statements), and proof of identification (e.g. HKID card, valid passport).
American Express credit cards should also check and make sure they meet the specific requirements set for each card. The American Express Cathay Pacific Elite Credit Card, for example, requires a minimum annual salary of HK$300,000.
With designated American Express credit cards, cardholders can enjoy a range of benefits on dining:
Cardholders of the American Express Platinum credit card gain access to a variety of exclusive dining offers and promotions, including access to the Gourmet club.
American Express points can be redeemed for cash coupons for great savings on dining or free buffet, set lunch or dinner. The participating merchants include Starbucks, Maxim's Group, the Royal Pacific Hotel, the Peninsula Hong Kong, Conrad Hong Kong and more. 15,000 points can be redeemed for 2 Starbucks HK$25 cash coupons, 83,000 points can be exchanged for Maxim HK$300 cash coupons, 148,000 can be converted to a free set lunch/ dinner at the Peninsula Hong Kong the Lobby.
Enjoy exclusive hotel dining privileges with American Express. There is an array of gourmet offerings from different hotel partners offering up to 30% off discount including Café 8 Degrees at Harbour Plaza 8 Degrees, 2+2 café at Royal Park Hotel, Alibi - Wine Dine Be Social at Cordis, and Alto 88 at Regal Hong Kong Hotel, etc.
Enjoy 15% off selected partner restaurants with The Platinum Card or American Express Platinum Credit Card. The participating restaurants include Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Shangri-La Hotel, Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, Conrad Hong Kong and more.
Please note that some dining offers such as the Gourmet Club and 15% off at Partner Restaurants are exclusive to the Platinum Card or American Express Platinum Credit Card members. Reservations are required in order to enjoy the offers. Moreover, although the food and beverage offers run throughout the year, some of the offers are not applicable to weekends and public holidays. Some offers are only applicable to certain party size. For details, please check with the restaurant staff at the time of booking.
Maxim's Chinese Cuisine (e.g. Maxim's Palace, Jade Garden, Jasmine Garden, etc.) m.a.x. Concepts (such as CAFÉ LANDMARK, THAI BASIL, etc.) and Cafe Deco Group (e.g. Beerliner, Pickled Pelican, etc.) are under the Gourmet Club.
American Express points can be redeemed for cash coupons for dining or complimentary buffet, set lunch or dinner. The participating merchants include Starbucks, Maxim's Group and five-star hotels such as the Peninsula Hong Kong.
With AE platinum card, cardholders can enjoy up to 40% off at selected restaurants of Maxim's Chinese Cuisine and m.a.x. concepts and up to half price at selected restaurants of Cafe Deco Group.
The offer applies to Beerliner, The Beer House, Cafe Deco Pizzeria, Dim Sum Bar, Pickled Pelican, Pivo Czech Bar, The Boathouse and ZERO. But the offer does not apply to the outlets at the Hong Kong International Airport. For Dim Sum Bar, offer does not apply to the outlet at Hung Hom Station.