Upgrade to 55 Day Platinum Visa
New card. Same PIN, rates and fees. Great benefits
As a valued customer, you deserve access to the best benefits, which is why we’re offering you a complimentary upgrade to the 55 Day Platinum Visa card to replace your existing Ignite Mastercard®.
Activate your 55 Day Platinum card by 10 September 2017 to start enjoying more benefits like:
|Ignite Mastercard||55 Day Platinum Visa|
|Overseas travel insurance||Up to 6 months cover|
|Purchase security insurance||Up to 4 months cover|
|Extended warranty insurance||Up to 24 months cover|
|Interest free days*||Up to 55 days||Remains unchanged|
|Transit accident insurance||Up to $750,000|
|24/7 Platinum Concierge & Priority Service Line|
|Price guarantee, interstate flight inconvenience insurance & rental vehicle excess insurance|
Some things to keep in mind
Your account number will change, so you’ll need to update any recurring payment details. All your new statements should reflect your 55 Day Platinum Visa card after you activate your new card or on 10 September 2017, whichever happens first.
Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
Yes, your 55 Day Platinum card will come with a different card number and expiry date to your Ignite Mastercard.
Yes, the replacement 55 Day Platinum Visa card will have a different card number and expiry date to your current card.
Yes. After activating your card, you will still be able to view transactions made on your Ignite Mastercard for the next 90 days. Any statements from the past 7 years will be available to order by calling 1300 859 100.
Your statements will change and be issued as 55 Day Platinum card when you activate your new card. They will come with a new account number and your BPAY® payment details will also change.
Your repayment date won’t change, and you’ll continue to receive your statements as normal each month.
We understand that you may have authorised certain merchants to deduct funds from your current card on an on-going basis. These recurring payments are subject to certain card scheme rules which require you to cancel or amend your recurring payment authority directly with the merchant. We are unable to amend an authority on your behalf. Please contact the merchant directly within 30 days of activating your new 55 Day Platinum card to notify them of your new card number and expiry.
It’s easy to activate your new card at westpac.com.au/activate or by calling 1300 308 930.
You can no longer use your Ignite Mastercard once you’ve activated your new card. Securely destroy your Ignite Mastercard as soon as you have activated your 55 Day Platinum card.
If you choose not to upgrade to 55 Day Platinum, you can continue to use your Ignite Mastercard.
Things you should know
If you choose to upgrade to the 55 Day Platinum card, the financial table, contained in the Westpac offer letter we sent you with your Ignite card, will be varied by replacing any reference to “Ignite” with a reference to “55 Day Platinum card”. The Combined Conditions of Use and Credit Guide replaces your Ignite Card Conditions of Use. The Westpac Credit Cards Complimentary Insurance Policy and the 55 Day Platinum Concierge Service Terms and Conditions contain terms and conditions relevant to features on the 55 Day Platinum card. Your activation of the 55 Day Platinum card will be taken as your agreement to comply with your varied credit card contract.
*Applicable on purchases when you pay the closing balance (including any balance transfer amount) in full by the due date shown on your statement. Complimentary insurance covers: QBE Insurance (Australia) Limited ABN 78 003 191 035 AFSL 239545 has issued an insurance group policy to Westpac Banking Corporation ABN 33 007 457 141 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 calling 1300 130 961.
Complimentary insurance covers (effective 1 October 2017): 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 .
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