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BusinessChoice Rewards Platinum Visa

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BusinessChoice Rewards Platinum Visa credit card holders

If you currently have a BusinessChoice Rewards Platinum Visa credit card, nothing has changed. Existing benefits, features, fees and the conditions will continue to apply including those outlined below.

Features

Joint and several liability

The Business and each of the business principals who applied for the BusinessChoice Rewards Platinum Visa credit card are each liable to the bank jointly and severally for all amounts outstanding on the BusinessChoice Rewards Platinum Visa card account.

Read about the difference between personal liability and joint and several liability and how BusinessChoice credit limits work.

Individual credit limits

Individual card credit limits from $1,000 on up to 10 cards for each account to keep track of each card's activities.

Up to 55 days interest free on purchases

Up to 55 interest free days on purchases when you pay off your closing balance in full by the due date shown on your statement each month.

Easy tax reporting

Make tax reporting easy by exporting your transactions into MYOB and BAS with ease. You can also download your transactions into a spreadsheet to make analysis of your business transactions easy (check the terms and conditions before deciding).

Pay faster with contactless technology

For a fast and convenient payment option for purchases under $100 - simply hold your contactless card against the terminal wherever you see the contactless symbol or your card logo - no need to enter a PIN or sign (where available).

Card security

As well as an embedded microchip, take advantage of additional security measures helping defend against fraudulent activity:

Fraud Money Back Guarantee

Westpac Fraud Money Back Guarantee ensures that any unauthorised transaction claims will be reimbursed provided that the cardholder has not contributed to the loss and contacted us promptly. Refer to the BusinessChoice Cards Terms and Conditions (PDF 229KB) for full details of when cardholders may be liable. Further information on resolving credit card transactional issues please go to What to do if there is a fraudulent transaction on your card.

Rewards

Qantas Business Rewards

The Qantas Business Rewards program enables you to earn rewards points1 on business expenses paid for on your BusinessChoice Rewards Platinum Visa. Qantas Points earned by your business can be transferred to any Qantas Frequent Flyer account giving you more flexibility to choose how to use your rewards including flights, upgrades and over 3,000 items in the Qantas store.

Earning Qantas Points

To earn Qantas Points, your business must first join the Qantas Business Rewards program. A joining fee usually applies, however, Westpac has arranged for this fee to be waived for eligible BusinessChoice card facilities - a saving of $89.501. All businesses with an ABN are eligible to join. Qantas Points are credited to the ABN holder's Qantas Members’ Business Rewards account within 60 days of the first eligible purchase or card account has been linked to the BusinessChoice Rewards Platinum Visa facility.

The Westpac BusinessChoice Qantas Business Rewards Terms and Conditions (PDF 85KB) will detail how and when Qantas Points will be earned on card purchases and how points will be credited to the business' Qantas Business Rewards membership.

Earn 0.75 Qantas Point for every $1.50 you spend on eligible business purchases. Earn 0.5 Qantas Points for every $1.50 you spend on government payments.

Visit qantas.com/business for more information.

Insurance

Receive a range of complimentary platinum insurance covers as part of BusinessChoice Rewards Platinum Visa.

Travel2

  • Overseas Travel insurance (includes your spouse and certain dependent children) for up to 3 months - when overseas return tickets are purchased on your credit card before you leave.
  • Interstate Flight Inconvenience insurance - cover for specified flight delays, loss or damage to personal items and more when flying interstate in Australia for trips of up to 14 days - when the entire cost of your return ticket is charged to your credit card before you leave.
  • Transit Accident insurance - protection against specified accidental death or injury when sustained while riding as a passenger in a plane, bus, train or ferry.

Purchase related2

  • Purchase Security insurance - cover of up to $5,000 for up to 90 days against specified loss, theft or damage to business items or personal goods purchased anywhere in the world using your credit card.
  • Extended Warranty insurance - beyond the expressed Australian warranty on business items (by up to 3 months) and personal goods (by up to 12 months ) when using your credit card.
  • Account holder's Guaranteed Pricing Scheme cover - use your credit card to purchase business items or personal goods up to $350 anywhere in Australia and if you're the account holder of the BusinessChoice Rewards Platinum Visa facility, you're guaranteed the best price on the Australian market for that product or model where the price difference is greater than $75.

Business related2

  • Account holder's Unauthorised Transaction insurance - receive automatic protection (up to $20,000 per cardholder and $150,000 per account holder) against unauthorised transactions made by cardholders in a 12 month period (if you are the principal and the account holder of the card).
  • Account holder's Business Inconvenience insurance - cover for up to $10,000 a year if the account holder's business premises are invaded during normal business hours, and up to $10,500 for recruitment expenses incurred for replacement of a cardholder unable to continue their employment.

 

Read more about travelling overseas and insurance

Fees

Fees (these may change) Amount
Annual card fee $150 for each credit card
Foreign Transaction Fee

3% of the Australian dollar value of any Foreign Transaction.

It may not always be clear to you that the Merchant or entity processing the transaction is located outside Australia.

Cash advances/Withdrawal fee

$2.50 if your account is in credit (has a positive balance) after a cash advance transaction.

2% of the cash advance amount (minimum $2.50 and maximum $150) if your account is in debit after the cash advance transaction (has a negative balance).

These charges will appear on your credit card statement directly below the relevant cash advance.

Missed payment charge

$15 may be payable each statement cycle that the whole of the minimum monthly payment is not paid by the statement due date.

These charges will be debited to your account and appear on your credit card statement.

Over-limit fee

$15 each time you exceed your limit during a statement cycle. This fee may also be charged whenever your account is over the limit at the beginning of a statement cycle.

These charges will appear on your credit card statement on or after the day(s) you credit limit is exceeded.

Duplicate statement fee

$2 is debited from your card account when you request a statement that has already been issued.

These charges will appear on your credit card statement on or after the day(s) you order the duplicate statement.

For more fee information see the BusinessChoice Cards Terms and Conditions (PDF 229KB)

Rates

Transaction Interest rates
Purchases 20.24% p.a. (variable)
Cash advances 20.24% p.a. (variable)

 

Contact us

Please feel free to contact us anytime on 132 142.

BusinessChoice Cards Terms and Conditions (PDF 229KB)

 

Things you should know:

Annual card fee: For BusinessChoice Rewards Platinum Visa and BusinessChoice Everyday Visa, an annual card fee is payable for each card associated with the facility.

 

1Qantas Business Rewards membership: A business must be a Qantas Business Rewards Member to earn Qantas Points for the business. A one-off joining fee usually applies (currently $89.50 including GST), however businesses that are not members of Qantas Business Rewards program at the time of application for a BusinessChoice card facility will be offered complimentary membership upon approval of a new Westpac BusinessChoice Rewards Platinum Visa credit card facility. Qantas Business Rewards membership and Qantas Points are subject to the Qantas Business Rewards Terms and Conditions available at qantas.com/business.

 

2Complimentary insurance covers: AWP 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 Westpac 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 Westpac Business Credit Cards Complimentary Insurance Policy (PDF 761KB)Commercial Cards Insurance Policy (PDF 1MB) which may be amended from time to time. Westpac does not guarantee this insurance.