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Credit criteria, fees and charges apply. Offers are not available in conjunction with any special offers that are not listed on www.westpac.com.au. Switches, upgrades or Westpac group staff are ineligible. Offer may be withdrawn or extended at any time. Terms and conditions available on request.

Be credit savvy: Before applying, consider a realistic credit limit and check all conditions, interest rates, fees and charges on your selected card.

Rewards Points: The earning and redemption of Altitude Points and Qantas Points is subject to the Altitude Rewards and Altitude Qantas Terms and Conditions. Purchases that are not eligible to earn Rewards Points are set out in the Altitude Rewards Terms and Conditions. For example: payments to the Australian Taxation Office, cash advances, BPAY and BPAY equivalent transactions do not earn Reward Points. You do not receive points if your card account is in arrears for 2 consecutive statement cycles and in other circumstances. 

*55 Day no annual card fee promotion: $0 annual card fee in the first year and $0 annual card fee in subsequent years promotion is available when you apply for a new 55 Day or 55 Day Platinum credit card between 12th June 2018 and 27th November 2018 and spend $5,000 or more on a 55 Day credit card or $10,000 or more on a 55 Day Platinum credit card on purchases in each 12 months from the anniversary date of the first transaction on your account.

^Bonus points promotion: The respective bonus points promotion is available when you apply and are approved for a new Altitude Platinum or Altitude Black card between [[Rates#CC|Altitude Black.CCALB.EffectiveDate{longDateDisplay}]] and [[Rates#CC|Altitude Black.CCALB.EndDate{longDateDisplay}]] and spend the minimum amount of $3,000 on eligible purchases on an Altitude Black card or $3,000 on eligible purchases on an Altitude Platinum card within 90 days from card approval in one or more transactions. 

Eligible purchases do not include fees, cash, cash equivalent transactions, BPAY, BPAY equivalent transaction, refunds and balance transfers debited from the card account. The bonus Altitude Points or Qantas Points will be added to your points balance within 12 weeks once you meet the eligible spend criteria. Existing Westpac customers who currently hold an Altitude Platinum or Altitude Black credit card, or who have held one in the last 12 months, are not eligible for this offer. Qantas Points earned during a statement cycle are added to your Qantas Points balance on a monthly basis.

^$0 annual card fee in first year for existing Westpac customers promotion: The first year annual card fee waiver is available to existing Westpac customers who apply for a new Low Rate or Altitude credit card by clicking on the Westpac customers 'Apply now’ button via westpac.com.au between 12th June 2018 and 27th November 2018. The first annual card fee will be debited on the 12 month anniversary of the first transaction on your account and annually thereafter.

#Balance transfer promotion: This offer is available when you apply for a new Low Rate, 55 Day or 55 Day Platinum credit card between 12th June 2018 and 27th November 2018, and request at card application to transfer balance(s) from up to 3 non-Westpac Australian issued credit, charge or store cards. A balance transfer fee of 2% (a 1% on new Low Rate Cards) of the transferred balance(s) will be charged to the account on the same day the balance(s) are debited to the account. The promotional rate will apply to balance(s) transferred (min $200 up to 80% of your approved available credit limit) for the promotional period. Activating your card triggers the processing of the balance transfer. The applicable variable cash advance rate will apply to any unpaid balance transfer amount remaining at the end of the promotional period. 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). Interest free days do not apply to credit cards with balance transfers.

Complimentary insurance covers for Westpac issued cards: AWP Australia Pty Ltd, ABN 52 097 227 177, AFSL 245631, of 74 High Street, Toowong, QLD 4066 (trading as Allianz Global Assistance) under a binder from the underwriter, 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), of 275 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW 2000 which allows eligible Westpac account holders and cardholders to claim under it as third party beneficiaries. The terms, conditions, limits and exclusions of the group policy are set out in the Westpac Credit Cards Complimentary Insurance Policy which may be amended from time to time. Westpac does not guarantee the insurance. You can get a copy of the policy booklet by downloading the Westpac Credit Cards Complimentary Insurance Policy (PDF 6MB).

Westpac is the credit provider and credit licensee under National Consumer Credit Laws.

Consumer Credit Cards - Conditions of Use (PDF 258KB)

1 SmartPlan Disclaimer: SmartPlan requires monthly payments to be made for the term calculated and at the applicable interest rate when the SmartPlan is entered into. All payments made to your account will be applied first to any SmartPlan instalments, so debts accruing a higher interest rate may be left unpaid during the SmartPlan term. Your balance transfer must have a maximum of 36 months and a remaining term of at least 3 months to be eligible for a SmartPlan. See SmartPlan for more details. SmartPlan cancellation takes up to 2 Business Days. Any SmartPlan Remaining Balance will revert to the variable interest rate for your balance type or special offer rate as applicable.

4Uber promotion: To be eligible for this offer, customers must apply for a new Westpac Altitude credit card between 12th June 2018 and 27th November 2018, and register their Westpac Altitude credit card as their payment option on their Uber account. Westpac will cover up to $20 for every 3rd  Uber ride paid for using the new Westpac Altitude credit card until 31st August 2018 ("Offer Period"). Discounted rides must be used before 31st August 2018 (one use per ride). This promotion is not available to existing Westpac Altitude credit card holders. Rides cannot be saved. A maximum of $250 in free rides per customer applies during the Offer Period. The offer is valid for Uber rides in Australia only. Only rides paid for using your Personal profile are eligible. The offer excludes Business and Family profiles, uberTAXI rides and rides using the split fare option. You will be notified in the Uber app when the promotion has been activated on your Uber account. If the ride cost exceeds $20, the remaining balance will be charged to your Westpac card. The promotion will end at the end of the Offer Period or when the maximum of $250 in discounted rides has been taken by the eligible customer. This offer includes Uber accounts that are linked to a Westpac Altitude credit card with a joint account. Valid in Australia only. Eligible rides are rides paid for using Personal profile only. Excludes Business & Family profiles, uberTAXI rides and rides using split fare option.) Terms and conditions apply.

#Balance transfer promotion: This offer is available when you apply for a new Low Rate card between 1st February 2018 and 11th June 2018, and request at card application to transfer balance(s) from up to 3 non-Westpac Australian issued credit, charge or store cards. A balance transfer fee of 2% of the transferred balance(s) will be charged to the account on the same day the balance(s) are debited to the account. The promotional rate will apply to balance(s) transferred (min $200 up to 80% of your approved available credit limit) for the promotional period. Activating your card triggers the processing of the balance transfer. The applicable variable cash advance rate will apply to any unpaid balance transfer amount remaining at the end of the promotional period. 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). Interest free days do not apply to credit cards with balance transfers.

Credit criteria, fees and charges apply. Offers are not available in conjunction with any special offers that are not listed on www.westpac.com.au. Switches, upgrades or Westpac group staff are ineligible. Offer may be withdrawn or extended at any time.

^Bonus points promotion: The respective bonus points promotion is available when you apply and are approved for a new Altitude Black card between 9th August 2018 and 27th November 2018 and spend the minimum amount of $3,000 on eligible purchases on an Altitude Black card within 90 days from card approval in one or more transactions.

Eligible purchases do not include fees, cash, cash equivalent transactions, BPAY, BPAY equivalent transaction, refunds and balance transfers debited from the card account. The bonus Altitude Points or Qantas Points will be added to your points balance within 12 weeks once you meet the eligible spend criteria. Existing Westpac customers who currently hold an Altitude Platinum or Altitude Black credit card, or who have held one in the last 12 months, are not eligible for this offer. Qantas Points earned during a statement cycle are added to your Qantas Points balance on a monthly basis.

Credit criteria, fees and charges apply.

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. The balance transfer promotion and first year annual card fee waiver is available to customers who apply via this web page (offer not available in branch or via call centres) for a new Westpac Low Rate credit card between 1 May and 31 July 2018.

*Annual card fee waiver: $0 first year annual card fee promotion. The first year annual card fee waiver is available when you apply for a new Westpac Low Rate credit card between 1 May and 31 July 2018. The first annual card fee will be debited on the 12 month anniversary of the first transaction (including balance transfers) on your account and annually thereafter.

Priority Pass Membership: To enrol, go to altitudeblack.com.au. Lounge usage in excess of two visits per 12-month membership period and all guest visits will be charged directly to your Altitude Black World Mastercard at the prevailing visit fee which is currently US$27 per person, per visit. The first two visits within each 12-month membership period are complimentary to the primary cardholder only, after which every visit would be charged as per the prevailing rates. Any accompanying guests will be charged the prevailing visit fee, which is currently US$27 per person, per visit, which will be automatically charged on the cardholder's Altitude Black World Mastercard. A Westpac Foreign Transaction Fee will apply to the conversion amount. Prices are current as of February 2018. The date of visits determines which year of membership the visit is allocated to. Unused visits cannot be carried forward to the following 12-month period of membership. The number of free visits will be reset to two per each 12-month period. If you have enquiries about the Priority Pass program, contact Priority Pass by visiting the Contact Us page on www.prioritypass.com.  For full details on terms and conditions, visit Priority Pass website at prioritypass.com/Conditions-of-use.cfm.

Qantas Club Complimentary Invitations: As a Westpac Altitude Black World Mastercard cardholder earning Qantas Points, you are eligible for two Qantas Club Complimentary Invitations within each 12-month period of your anniversary registration date when you register your Altitude Black World Mastercard via loungepass.altitudeblack.com.au and use your card in Australia to purchase selected Qantas products and services. Selected Qantas products and services are the following items purchased directly from Qantas: Qantas passenger flights (with a QF flight number), Qantas Frequent Flyer and Qantas Club membership joining and annual fees. Excludes Jetstar, Qantas Holidays, Qantas branded non-airfare products and any Qantas products and services not purchased directly from Qantas.

The Qantas Club Complimentary Invitations will be made available within 14 business days of meeting eligible spend via the Qantas Complimentary Invitations Portal, provided you are not in breach of the Credit Card Conditions of Use (PDF 258KB)  and your account remains open. Log in to the portal using your Qantas Frequent Flyer account to access your invitation, link it with an eligible Qantas flight booking, or to find out more information. To receive your Complimentary Invitations, you must have provided Westpac with your Qantas Frequent Flyer Number. If you have not yet registered for your complimentary Qantas Frequent Flyer Membership, you may join at qantaspoints.com/ffjoinwestpac

Qantas Club Complimentary Invitations are provided courtesy of Westpac, and are valid for Qantas Club and Qantas operated International Business Lounges only (excluding Los Angeles Tom Bradley Airport lounge). Not valid in International First Class lounges, Chairman's Lounge, Qantas Domestic Business, Qantas oneworld® alliance airline, partner airline or associated lounges. Each invitation is valid for a single visit before the expiry date specified on the invitation, when travelling with Qantas or Jetstar with a Qantas (QF) or Jetstar (JQ, 3K, GK, BL) flight number. Qantas Club Complimentary Invitations must not be resold. Qantas reserves the right to cancel invitations and disqualify future invitations that are in breach of this policy.

Access and use is subject to Qantas Club rules which are available at qantas.com/qantasclub. Access may not be available if the applicable lounge is full or near capacity, at the full discretion of lounge staff. Access and use of Qantas Club lounges is subject to Qantas Club terms and conditions

Altitude Rewards: You must be a member of the relevant frequent flyer program to redeem Altitude Points for frequent flyer points. The Altitude Rewards Terms and Conditions and the terms and conditions of the relevant frequent flyer program apply. A joining fee may apply. Availability of Reward flights may be limited. For more information on the Altitude Rewards program, visit altituderewards.com.au.

Altitude Qantas: In order to earn and redeem points, you must be a member of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program.

Qantas Club Lounge Invitations: To be eligible for the two complimentary Qantas Club Lounge invitations, you must register at loungepass.altitudeblack.com.au and then use your Altitude Black Card in Australia to purchase selected Qantas products and services. For full details, visit Qantas Club Lounge Initiations website at loungepass.altitudeblack.com.au.

Qantas products and services: Selected Qantas products and services are Qantas passenger flights (with a QF flight number) purchased on the Qantas merchant account, i.e. directly with Qantas or some travel agents, and Qantas Frequent Flyer and Qantas Club membership joining and annual fees apply. Excludes Jetstar, Qantas Holidays, Qantas branded non airfare products, Qantas Freight and Qantas Staff Travel. For full Qantas Frequent Flyer Terms and Conditions, visit qantas.com/terms.

Qantas Store Products are for delivery in Australia and New Zealand only (and different products are available in each delivery location). Redemption of points through the online store is subject to terms and conditions (including store terms of use and voucher terms and conditions). See qantas.com/store for details.

+Discounted annual card fee in first year promotion: Discounted annual card fee in first year promotion: The discounted first year annual card fee promotion is available when you apply for a new Altitude Black card between 1st February 2018 and 11th June 2018. The first annual card fee at the discounted rate will be debited to your card account on your first transaction and the full annual card fee, currently $395 (but changing to $250 on 4 April 2018), will be debited annually thereafter. Credit criteria, fees and charges apply.

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. The bonus points offer is available to customers who apply or are approved via this website (offer not available in branch or via call centres) for a new Altitude Black credit card between 9th August 2018 and 27th November 2018.

^Bonus points promotion: When you apply and are approved for a new Altitude Black credit card between 9th August 2018 and 27th November 2018, and spend the minimum amount of $3,000 on eligible purchases on an Altitude Black credit card within 90 days from card approval in one or more transactions.

Eligible purchases do not include fees, cash, cash equivalent transactions, BPAY, BPAY equivalent transaction, refunds and balance transfers debited from the card account. The bonus Altitude Points or Qantas Points will be added to your points balance within 12 weeks once you meet the eligible spend criteria. Existing Westpac customers who currently hold an Altitude Platinum or Altitude Black credit card, or who have held one in the last 12 months, are not eligible for this offer. Qantas Points earned during a statement cycle are added to your Qantas Points balance on a monthly basis.

+Discounted annual card fee in first year promotion: Discounted annual card fee in first year promotion: The discounted first year annual card fee promotion is available when you apply for a new Altitude Black card between 9th August 2018 and 27th November 2018. The first annual card fee at the discounted rate will be debited to your card account on your first transaction and the full annual card fee, currently $395 (but changing to $250 on 4 April 2018), will be debited annually thereafter. Credit criteria, fees and charges apply.

Credit criteria, fees and charges apply.

*Discounted annual card fee in first year promotion: The first year annual card fee waiver is available when you apply for a new Low Rate credit card between 12th June 2018 and 27th November 2018. The first annual card fee will be debited on the 12 month anniversary of the first transaction on your account and annually thereafter.

5. First year Annual Card Fee waiver: The American Express Westpac Altitude Platinum Card will have a $0 introductory annual Card fee for the first year of Card Membership. After the first year, the annual Card fee will be $49 per year. Offer only available to new American Express Westpac Altitude Platinum Card Members who apply by 27th November 2018 and are approved.

+No annual card fee in the first year promotion: The first year annual card fee waiver is available when you apply for a new Low Rate between 12th June 2018 and 27th November 2018 or Altitude Platinum credit card between 9th August 2018 and 27th November 2018. The first annual card fee will be debited on the 12 month anniversary of the first transaction on your account and annually thereafter.

***First year Annual Card Fee waiver: The American Express Westpac Altitude Black Card will have a $0 introductory annual Card fee for the first year of Card Membership. After the first year, the annual Card fee will be $199 per year. Offer only available to new American Express Westpac Altitude Black Card Members who apply between 9th August 2018 and 27th November 2018 and are approved.