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Special offer for a limited time

Enjoy 80,000 bonus Qantas or Altitude points when you spend $3,000 on eligible purchases on a new Altitude Black credit card within 90 days from card approval.^
Offer ends 2nd April 2019. New cards only.


The important numbers

 

Altitude Black World Mastercard®

    

Points earn rate: 1.25 Altitude Points or 0.75 Qantas Points per dollar spent on eligible purchases

Annual card fee: $250

Qantas Rewards fee: A $50 Qantas Rewards fee applies annually for customers who choose to earn Qantas Points through the Altitude Qantas rewards program.

Variable purchase rate: 20.24% p.a.

Variable cash advance rate: 20.74% p.a.

Interest free days on purchases: Up to 45

Minimum credit limit: $15,000


Why choose the Altitude Black credit card?

Uncapped rewards

The sky's the limit with no cap on earning points. Plus, earn points faster by adding one additional cardholder at no extra cost.

Complimentary insurance covers 4

Complimentary cover for overseas travel, extended warranty, purchase security transit accidents, subject to the terms and conditions set out in the Westpac Credit Cards Complimentary Insurance Policy

24/7 personal concierge services

Dedicated Westpac Concierge services are on-call 24/7 to fulfil your requests, from restaurant bookings and party planning, to tickets to your favourite game.
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Complimentary lounge passes

Enjoy up to 2 complimentary passes to the Priority Pass or Qantas Club lounges per year, depending on your program. See FAQs below for details on how to redeem your passes.


Your choice of rewards program

Choose the rewards program to suit you.

Opt in for either Altitude Points or Qantas Points, and earn points for every $1 spent on eligible purchases.

A $50 Qantas Rewards fee applies annually for customers who choose to earn Qantas Points through the Altitude Qantas rewards program.

Altitude Rewards

For those who want lifestyle rewards, and to be able to redeem points across a range of frequent flyer programs.

Earn rate on all eligible purchases:
$1 = 1.25 points

Altitude Qantas

For those who want Qantas travel rewards, as well as merchandise from the Qantas store.


Earn rate on all eligible purchases:
$1 = 0.75 points


Frequently asked questions
 

As a current Westpac Altitude Black cardholder, you are eligible for complimentary Overseas Travel Insurance cover, provided you:

1. You either permanently reside in Australia or hold a current and valid residency Visa and reside in Australia; and

2. You spend at least $A500 on your prepaid travel costs (i.e. your travel costs that you pay for before leaving Australia) and you charge these costs to your Altitude Black card.  This could include return travel tickets, airport or departure taxes, overseas accommodation etc.; and

3. You have a return overseas travel ticket before departing Australia; and

4. You are not over 80 years of age when you first become eligible for this cover by meeting the above conditions.

For full details on complimentary insurance, please read the Westpac Credit Cards Complimentary Insurance Policy (PDF 764KB)

Overseas travel insurance (see policy for details)
  • Medical and hospital expenses incurred overseas
  • Loss or damage to personal property
  • Legal liability
  • Rental vehicle excess
  • Unexpected cancellation of travel arrangements and other unexpected expenses.
Transit accident insurance

Up to $750,000 transit accident insurance cover against specified accidental death or injury when sustained while riding as a passenger in a plane, bus, train or ferry when you have purchased the tickets for the journey using your Altitude Black card before you leave.

Purchase security insurance

4 months cover against loss, theft or accidental damage for a range of new items purchased in Australia and overseas provided the item is purchased using your Altitude Black card.

Extended warranty insurance

Up to 24 months extended warranty insurance cover (in addition to the manufacturer's expressed Australian warranty) on a range of new personal items purchased using your Altitude Black card.

Your Altitude Black card comes with a personal concierge service, which you can access through our app or the Altitude Black Card Priority Service line. The team is available to help you 24/7 with jobs such as booking a table at your favourite restaurant, organising flight tickets, finding a gift or locking in accommodation for your next getaway.

Annual card fee

$250

Qantas Rewards fee

$50

Applies annually for customers who choose to earn Qantas Points through the Altitude Qantas rewards program.

Foreign transaction fee

3.0%

Payable as a percentage of the Australian dollar value of any foreign transaction.

Applies for transactions in a foreign currency, or in Australian dollars but processed by an overseas merchant or financial institution.

Note: It may not always be clear to you that the Merchant or entity processing the transaction is located outside Australia. More about this fee.

Cash advance fee
2.0% or $2.50, whichever is higher (max. $150; an additional $2.50 charge applies if account has a positive balance after the transaction). These charges will appear on your statement directly below the relevant cash advance.
Duplicate statement fee $2.00
Missed payment charge $15 each statement cycle that the minimum monthly payment is not paid by the statement due date.

Follow these tips to minimise credit card fees and charges.

    

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Things you should know

Consumer Credit Cards - Conditions of Use (PDF 303KB)

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 on Westpac issued cards. 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.

^Bonus Rewards Points Promotion for Westpac Altitude Cards:  The respective bonus points promotion is available when you apply and are approved for a new Altitude Platinum or Altitude Black card between 28th November 2018 and midnight 2nd April 2019 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, payments to the Australian Tax Office, 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 Earth Platinum, Earth Platinum Plus, Earth Black, 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.

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. 

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. An annual $50 Qantas Rewards card fee applies for customers who choose to earn Qantas Points through Altitude Qantas rewards program.

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 Club Complimentary Invitations: As a Westpac Altitude Black card 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 card 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 303KB) 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.

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 card 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 card. 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.

4 Complimentary 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 Credit Cards Complimentary Insurance Policy (PDF 764KB) which may be amended from time to time. Westpac does not guarantee this insurance.

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

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