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Response to Virgin Australia’s Voluntary Administration Announcement

If you currently convert your Amplify Points to Velocity Points, rest assured we’re working closely with Velocity Frequent Flyer to minimise any disruption. You can find out more at our FAQ page.

How it works

Link your card to your Amplify Rewards account and earn points as you spend

Uncapped points
on eligible purchases.
Up to 1.5 points/$
spent on eligible purchases.1
Up to 55 days
Interest free on purchases when you pay the Closing Balance (or the Monthly Payment Balance with a balance transfer) on time.

What could you get with your points?

Wine
Gift Cards
Electronics
Flights
Important information
Conditions, fees and credit criteria apply. This card is issued as a Visa card. Before making a decision read the Terms and Conditions and consider if the product is right for you. 

Switches, upgrades, or Westpac Group staff are ineligible. This promotion may be varied or withdrawn at any time and is not available in conjunction with any other promotion.

**Discounted First Year Fee: The discounted first year annual card fee promotion is available when you apply for a new Vertigo Platinum or Amplify Signature Amplify Rewards credit card between 7th July 2020 and 30th September 2020. The first annual card fee at the reduced rate will be debited to your card account on your first transaction and the full annual card fee, will be debited annually thereafter. 

+First Year Annual Card Fee Waiver: The first-year annual card fee waiver promotion is available when you apply for a new Vertigo or Amplify Platinum Amplify Rewards credit card between 7th July 2020 and 30th September 2020. The first annual card fee will be debited to your card account on the 12-month anniversary of the first transaction on your account and annually thereafter.

^^Purchase Rate Promotion: Available when you apply and are approved for a new Vertigo Platinum, Vertigo or Amplify Platinum Amplify Rewards credit card between 7th July 2020 and 30th September 2020. The special promotional purchase rate applies from card approval, after the promotional period, the rate will switch to the variable purchase rate then applicable to your card account.

#Balance Transfer Promotion: The promotional balance transfer rate is available when you apply and are approved for a new Vertigo, No Annual Fee, Amplify Signature or Amplify Platinum credit card between 7th July 2020 and 30th September 2020, and request at card application to transfer balance(s) from up to 3 non-St.George, Bank of Melbourne and BankSA Australian issued credit, charge or store cards. The rate will apply to balance(s) transferred (min $200 up to 80% of your available credit) for the promotional period unless the amount is paid off earlier. Card activation will trigger the processing of the balance transfer. A balance transfer fee of 1% will apply to balance(s) transferred to a new No Annual Card Fee credit card. A balance transfer fee of 1.5% will apply to balance(s) transferred to a new Vertigo or Amplify Platinum Amplify Rewards credit card. The balance transfer fee will be charged to the card account on the same day the balance(s) are debited to the account. No balance transfer fees apply to Amplify Signature or Amplify Platinum Amplify Qantas credit cards. At the end of the promotional period, the applicable variable cash advance rate will apply to any remaining unpaid transferred balance(s). We will not be responsible for any delays that may occur in processing payment to your other card account(s) and will not close the account(s). If your account has an interest free period for purchases, to be entitled to that interest free period, you need to pay off the 'Monthly Payment Balance' listed on your statement of account (not the full closing balance) by the relevant payment due date.

^Amplify Signature Bonus Amplify Points Offer: To be eligible to receive up to 200,000 bonus Amplify Points over 2 years, you must apply and be approved for a new Amplify Signature Amplify Rewards credit card between 7th July 2020 and 30th September 2020. You'll receive 130,000 bonus Amplify Points when you spend a minimum amount of $12,000 on eligible purchases on the credit card within the first 12 months from card approval. You'll receive an additional 70,000 bonus Amplify Points in the second year of your credit account being open, if you spend a minimum of $12,000 on eligible purchases within the subsequent year. If you do not meet the minimum spend in one year, you forfeit the bonus points for that year only, however you are still eligible for bonus points in subsequent years if you meet the minimum spend in subsequent years during the promotional period. Eligible purchases do not include interest, fees and charges, cash or ATM cash advances, cash equivalent transactions, gambling transactions, payments to the Australian Tax Office, government charges, BPAY or similar transactions (such as Post Billpay), refunds and balance transfers debited to the card account. Existing customers who currently hold an Amplify, Amplify Platinum or Amplify Signature card issued by St.George, Bank of Melbourne or BankSA, or who have held one in the last 12 months, are not eligible for this offer. The bonus points will be credited to your points balance within 12 weeks after the eligible spend criteria is met.

*55 Days Interest Free: Receive up to 55 days interest free on your purchases if your account is paid in full by the due date shown each month (excluding any balance transfers), this is called the Monthly Payment Balance on your statement.

1.  Earn Amplify Points through the use of an Amplify, Amplify Platinum or Amplify Signature card as set out in the Amplify Rewards and Amplify Qantas Terms and Conditions (PDF 1010KB). Points are not earned on cash advances and balance transfers or in other specified circumstances. Minimum 3,000 Amplify points is needed to redeem for any reward. Specific conditions may apply to the redemption of particular rewards. Refer to amplify.stgeorge.com.au.

Note: Amplify Rewards and Amplify Qantas are separate rewards programs that each offer airport lounge passes. Cardholders are only eligible for lounge passes offered for their selected rewards program and conditions apply. Lounge passes are subject to expiry. Priority Pass is offered to Amplify Rewards Cardholders, who must enrol via info.stgeorge.com.au/amplify/signature. For full details visit prioritypass.com/Conditions-of-use.cfm. Qantas Club Lounge Invitations is offered to Qantas Rewards Cardholders who must enrol via info.stgeorge.com.au/amplify/signature/. Access and use is subject to Qantas Club Rules. For full terms and conditions visit qantas.com/qantasclub and some exclusions apply

2. Complimentary insurance covers: WP Australia Pty Ltd ABN 52 097 227 177 AFSL 245631 (trading as Allianz Global Assistance) under a binder from the insurer, Allianz Australia Insurance Limited ABN 15 000 122 850 AFSL 234708 has issued an insurance group policy to Westpac Banking Corporation ABN 33 007 457 141 AFSL and Australian credit licence 233714 (Westpac) which allows eligible St.George account holders and cardholders to claim under it as third party beneficiaries. Any advice on insurance is general advice only and not based on any consideration of your objectives, financial situation or needs. The terms, conditions, limits and exclusions of the group policy are set out in the Credit Card Complimentary Insurance Terms and Conditions (PDF 328KB) which may be amended from time to time. Westpac does not guarantee this insurance.

3. Priority Pass membership: Complimentary Priority Pass membership is available to Primary Cardholders earning Amplify Points through the Amplify Rewards program. To enrol go to prioritypass.com/amplifysignature. Lounge usage in excess of two visits and all guest visits will be charged directly to your Amplify Signature Credit Card at the visit fee of US$32 per person, per visit. The first two visits within each twelve month membership period are complimentary to the Primary Cardholder only, after which every visit would be charged as per the prevailing rates; currently US$32 per person. Any accompanying guests will be charged US$32 per visit, which will be automatically charged to the Cardholder’s Amplify Signature Credit Card. The date of each visit determines which year of membership the visit is allocated to. Unused visits cannot be carried forward to the following year of membership. The number of free visits will be reset to two per each 12-month period. Renewal terms and conditions are at the discretion of Priority Pass Ltd. For full details visit Priority Pass website at prioritypass.com/Conditions-of-use.cfm.

4. Birthday bonus is calculated over a period of 12 months, on the number of Amplify Points or Qantas Points (excluding bonus points) as applicable, earned on Amplify Signature Card purchases from the day of the Account Owner’s birthday to the day prior to the Account Owner’s birthday, other than the first Birthday bonus which will be calculated from the day of Card approval to the day prior to the Account Owner’s birthday. The Amplify Signature Card Account Owner will receive ten percent of the points earned during the Birthday bonus calculation period which will be credited to the Amplify Rewards or Qantas Frequent Flyer Membership Account as applicable, within 4 weeks of the Account Owner’s birthday. For Joint accounts the first listed Account Owner’s birthday is used for the calculation. The Birthday bonus can be accessed by all Account Owners.