BankSA Amplify Platinum Qantas – Review

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Book your next holiday sooner with up to 60,000 bonus Qantas Points with the BankSA Amplify Platinum credit card.

When you apply and are approved for the BankSA Amplify Platinum Qantas card by 02 October 2019, you’ll score 60,000 bonus Qantas Points when you spend $2,000 within 90 days of approval.

0% p.a.

Balance transfer rate

for 6 months

60,000

Bonus points

19.74% p.a.

Purchase rate

0.5

Reward points

Per $ spent (Visa/Mastercard)


Details

Product NameBankSA Amplify Platinum - Qantas
Rewards ProgramQantas Frequent Flyer
Balance Transfer Rate0% p.a. for 6 months
Balance Transfer Revert RateCash Advance Rate (21.49% p.a.)
Balance Transfer Limit80% of available balance
Purchase Rate19.74% p.a.
Annual Fee$99
Interest Free Period55 days
Cash Advance Rate21.49% p.a.
Minimum Credit Limit$6,000
Maximum Credit Limit$80,000
Card TypeVisa
Foreign Currency Conversion Fee (Visa/Mastercard)3% of transaction value
Complimentary Travel InsuranceYes
Minimum Age18 years of age
Available to Temporary ResidentsYes - Conditions apply
Joint ApplicationYes

Pros

  • Receive 60,000 bonus Qantas Points when you spend $2,000 within 90 days from card approval.
  • Earn uncapped rewards points on eligible purchases.
  • This card comes with platinum perks and complimentary travel insurances.
  • 0% interest balance transfer offer for the first 6 months.

Cons

  • The high cash advance rate of 21.49% p.a. applies after the promotional balance transfer period.
  • The 0.5 Qantas Points per $1 spent earn rate is relatively low for a platinum card.
Rewards ProgramQantas Frequent Flyer
Bonus Points60,000 bonus points
Rewards Points per $ spent (Visa/Mastercard)0.5
Rewards Points per $ Cap (Visa/Mastercard)Uncapped
Annual Fee$99
Minimum Monthly Repayment2% of the closing balance or $10, whichever is greater
Late Payment Fee$15
Foreign Currency Conversion Fee (Visa/Mastercard)3% of transaction value
Cash Advance Fee2% or $2.50, whichever is greater
Overseas Cash Advance Fee2% or $2.50, whichever is greater
Additional Cardholder Fee$0
Number of Additional Cardholders1

Expert review

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Expert review

The BankSA Amplify Platinum boasts a relatively competitive bonus points offer, especially when you compare the spend requirement to other frequent flyer cards on the market.

To give you an idea of your points potential, you could fly from Sydney to Honolulu in economy (35,000 points), Melbourne to LA in economy (45,000 points) or from Perth to Singapore in business class (50,000 points) with 60,000 Qantas Points.

How to apply

You can apply for the BankSA Amplify Platinum Qantas credit card online in 10 minutes and receive a response instantly.

Eligibility criteria

  • Age. This card is only available to applicants who are at least 18 years of age.
  • Residency. You must be a permanent resident of Australia to apply online.

Card benefits

  • Bonus Qantas Points. Receive 60,000 bonus Qantas Points when you apply and get approved by 02 October 2019 and spend at least $2,000 within the first 90 days of card approval.
  • Complimentary travel insurance. Receive complimentary travel insurance on trips up to three months for you and your family. The cover includes overseas medical and hospital expenses, lost luggage, travel delay and more. You'll need to use your card to cover at least $500 of your prepaid travel costs to activate the insurance.

Rates & fees

  • Annual fee. The BankSA Amplify Platinum charges an annual fee of $99.
  • Purchase interest rate. Your purchases will attract the 19.74% p.a. purchase interest rate.

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4 Comments

  1. Default Gravatar
    Justin
    February 1, 2019

    Hi,
    I currently have a St George Amplify Platinum, can I still qualify for the Bonus Points on signing up for this card? I know BoM Amplify Platinum had a ‘no ‘ clause if you had closed a BoM/St Geo/ BSa/Amplify rewards cards in the past 12 months?

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      Val
      February 6, 2019

      Hi Justin,

      Thank you for leaving a question. Yes, when you apply and are approved for the BankSA Amplify Platinum Qantas card by 22 May 2019, you can score 50,000 bonus Qantas Points when you spend $2,000 within 90 days of approval.

      Hope this helps.

      Cheers,
      Val

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    Marie
    October 29, 2018

    Are there are any credit cards open to non residents (eg student visa dependant with more than 60k salary) that have bonus quantas frequent flyers points?

    • AvatarStaff
      Nikki
      October 29, 2018

      Hi Marie,

      Thanks for visiting finder!

      You can go to this page that lines up the list of credit cards for non residents. On the page includes some credit cards that earns Qantas points.

      Hope this helps! Feel free to reach out again if you have any questions, we’re on standby.

      Regards,
      Nikki

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