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Altitude Black Bundle

Get our very best with an Altitude Black Mastercard® and American Express® Westpac Altitude Black Card two card bundle. That means Westpac’s highest points earn rates, additional lounge passes3, access to American Express benefits and much more.

Choose your rewards program:

Earn 150,000 bonus Altitude Points^

Earn 150,000 bonus Altitude points when you spend $4,000 or more on eligible purchaseson the Mastercard® within 90 days of new card approval.^

Offer excludes customers who hold/held any Westpac Rewards credit card in the last 12 months. New cards only. Offer ends 11th November 2020. T&Cs apply.


The important numbers

Our American Express Westpac Altitude Card bundles consist of two cards, each with its own points earn rates, fees and interest rates.

The minimum income to apply for this bundle is $75,000.

Westpac Altitude Black Mastercard

Altitude Points earn rate on eligible purchases†, uncapped6:

  • 2 points per dollar spent<<< at Spotify Premium, David Jones, Myer, THE ICONIC, Airbnb, Uber and Uber Eats.
  • 1.25 points per dollar< on all other eligible purchases.†
  • You can also earn additional Altitude Points with selected airlines.<<

Annual Card fee: $250

Variable purchase rate: 20.49% p.a.

Variable cash advance rate: 21.49% p.a.

Interest free days on purchases: Up to 45

Minimum credit limit: $15,000

 


Issued and serviced by Westpac

American Express Westpac Altitude Black Card

Altitude Points earn rate on eligible purchases, uncapped:

  • 3 points per $1 spent in Australia
  • 5 points per $1 spent in foreign currency
  • 1 point per $1 spent at government bodies in Australia such as Australia Post & the Australian Taxation Office

Annual Card fee: $199

Interest Rate on purchases: 20.24% p.a.

Cash advance rate: Cash advances are not available

Interest free days on purchases: Up to 45

Minimum credit limit: $3,000

 


Issued and serviced by American Express


Why choose this bundle with Altitude Rewards?

Up to 4 lounge passes each year3

Relax before you fly with 4 complimentary passes a year: 2 at the American Express International Airport Lounges with your American Express Card, plus 2 at Priority Pass lounges. See FAQs below for details on how to redeem.

Complimentary insurance covers4

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 and the American Express Westpac Altitude Card Insurance Policy.

24/7 personal concierge services

Have your own personal assistant on call 24/7, from anywhere in the world. They'll help you with anything from finding a restaurant to planning an event, only with the Westpac Altitude Black Mastercard.

Some of your favourite brands are now more rewarding

Earn more points at the places you use your card every day and when you travel. It won’t be long before you’re turning everyday activities into your next unforgettable holiday.<


Plus access to:

Amex Offers

Whether it's shopping, dining, travel or entertainment there's an Amex Offer with your name on it, only with an American Express Card.

American Express Invites

American Express Invites opens the door to access pre-sale tickets to some of your favourite artists and includes reserved seating offers, only with an American Express Card.

Westpac Extras

Westpac Extras includes great shopping cashback offers that work on top of any other discounts and rewards points. Simply use your Mastercard as normal and we'll credit your account. No codes, no coupons, all-easy.


Frequently asked questions
 

American Express Airport Lounge 

The American Express Westpac Altitude Black Card gives you 2 complimentary visits each year to the American Express Airport Lounge at Sydney or Melbourne International Airports. Simply present your card and boarding pass at either lounge to gain admission.

Priority Pass Lounge 

If you choose Altitude Rewards you can register your Altitude Black Mastercard to receive 2 complimentary lounge visits per year to use at more than 1000 VIP airport lounges worldwide.

Register your card at prioritypass.com/westpacblack

Qantas Club Complimentary Invitations

If you choose Altitude Qantas, you are eligible for 2 Complimentary Invitations per year after you spend on eligible selected Qantas products and services each year using your Altitude Black Mastercard. You must first register and opt in to take advantage of this feature.

Register and opt in 

Spotify Premium (monthly Spotify subscriptions) purchases made at Spotify’s Australian website, are eligible for Accelerated Earn. Ticket purchases or merchandise purchased through Spotify are not eligible for Accelerated Earn Bonus Points.

As a current American Express Westpac Altitude Card Bundle cardholder, you are eligible for complimentary Overseas Travel Insurance cover, provided:

  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 one of your American Express Westpac Altitude Bundle cards.  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 see the Complimentary Insurance Policy PDF.

Westpac Credit Cards Complimentary Insurance Policy (PDF 297KB)

American Express Westpac Altitude Card Insurance Policy

Overseas travel insurance4 (see policy for details)

The following is a summary only of some of  the benefits available under the Overseas travel insurance (Terms, conditions and exclusions apply.  Refer to the Westpac Credit Cards Complimentary Insurance Policy (PDF 297KB)  and American Express Westpac Altitude Card Insurance Policy for further information).    

  • Medical and hospital expenses incurred overseas;
  • Loss or damage to personal property;
  • Loss or damage to travel documents;
  • Personal liability cover;
  • Rental vehicle excess cover for loss or damage to rental vehicle;
  • Unexpected cancellation of travel arrangements and other unexpected expenses.
Transit accident insurance4

The following is a summary only of the benefit available under the Transit accident insurance policy (Terms, conditions and exclusions apply.  Refer to the Westpac Credit Cards Complimentary Insurance Policy (PDF 297KB) and American Express Westpac Altitude Card Insurance Policy for further information).

Transit accident insurance cover against specified accidental death or injury when sustained while riding, boarding or alighting as a passenger in a plane, bus, train or ferry when you have purchased the tickets for the entire trip using one of your American Express Westpac Altitude Black Bundle Cards.

Purchase security insurance4

The following is a summary only of the benefit available under the Purchase security insurance (Terms, conditions and exclusions apply.  Refer to the Westpac Credit Cards Complimentary Insurance Policy (PDF 297KB) and American Express Westpac Altitude Card Insurance Policy for further information).

4 months cover against loss, theft or accidental damage for a range of new personal items purchased in Australia and overseas using one of your American Express Westpac Altitude Black Bundle Cards.

Extended warranty insurance4

The following is a summary only of the benefit available under the Extended warranty insurance (Terms, conditions and exclusions apply.  Refer to the Westpac Credit Cards Complimentary Insurance Policy (PDF 297KB) and American Express Westpac Altitude Card Insurance Policy for further information).

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 one of your American Express Westpac Altitude Black Bundle Cards.

Your Altitude Black card comes with a personal concierge service, which you can access by calling the Altitude Black Card Priority Service line on 1300 651 999.  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.

Fees payable to Westpac (these may change) Amount
Annual card fee

$250

Annual rewards program fee

Altitude Rewards: $0

Altitude Qantas: $50

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). 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.

Fees payable to American Express (these may change) Amount
Annual Card Fee $199
Additional Card Fee $0
Dishonour Fee $6 for each dishonour or direct debit rejection.
Late Payment Fee $30
Currency Conversion Fee 3.0% of the converted amount.

Record of Charge Fee

Payable if you or your additional Card Member request a copy of an individual charge.

$7 for charges in Australia.

$10 for other charges.

Additional Statement Fee

Payable if you or your additional Card Member request a copy of an additional posted monthly paper statement.

$10

Over the Counter Fee

Payable if you pay your Card account in person at Australia Post.

$3

 

 

Not quite right?

Find out more about our other standalone or bundle Altitude cards:

Earn up to 120,000 bonus Velocity Points~

Earn an initial 90,000 bonus Velocity Points when you spend $4k or more on eligible purchases on the Mastercard® within 90 days of card approval.

Plus, receive an additional 30,000 bonus Velocity points after making the first eligible purchase on the Mastercard® in the second year of your card account being active.~

Offer excludes customers who hold/held any Westpac Rewards credit card in the last 12 months. New cards only. Offer ends 5th August 2020. T&Cs apply.

 


The important numbers

Our American Express Westpac Altitude Card bundles consist of two cards, each with its own points earn rates, fees and interest rates.

The minimum income to apply for this bundle is $75,000.

Westpac Altitude Black Mastercard

Velocity Points earn rate on eligible purchases, uncapped6:
0.75 points per $1 spent in Australia and overseas

Annual Card fee: $250

Annual Altitude Velocity fee: $50

Variable purchase rate: 20.49% p.a.

Variable cash advance rate: 21.49% p.a.

Interest free days on purchases: Up to 45

Minimum credit limit: $15,000

 


Issued and serviced by Westpac

American Express Westpac Altitude Black Card

Velocity Points earn rate on eligible purchases, uncapped:

  • 1.25 points per $1 spent in Australia
  • 2 points per $1 spent in foreign currency
  • 0.5 points per $1 spent at government bodies in Australia such as Australia Post & the Australian Taxation Office

Annual Card fee: $199

Interest Rate on purchases: 20.24% p.a.

Cash advance rate: Cash advances are not available

Interest free days on purchases: Up to 45

Minimum credit limit: $3,000

 


Issued and serviced by American Express


Why choose this bundle with Velocity?

Economy X Seat Upgrade Vouchers

If you choose Altitude Velocity you'll also get 2 complimentary Economy X Seat Upgrade Vouchers each year to use on selected domestic Virgin Australia flights.*

Available when you spend with Virgin Australia on your Mastercard. See FAQs for details.

Up to 4 lounge passes each year3

Relax before you fly with 4 complimentary passes a year: 2 at the American Express International Airport Lounges with the American Express Card, plus 2 at Virgin Australia's domestic airport lounges. See FAQs below for details on how to redeem.

Complimentary insurance covers4

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 and the American Express Westpac Altitude Card Insurance Policy.

24/7 personal concierge services

Have your own personal assistant on call 24/7, from anywhere in the world. They'll help you with anything from finding a restaurant to planning an event, only with the Westpac Altitude Black Mastercard.

Velocity Points

Earn points towards your Velocity Frequent Flyer account. Then redeem them for flights and upgrades, fuel, car hire, hotel stays or at the Velocity rewards store.


Plus access to:

Amex Offers

Whether it's shopping, dining, travel or entertainment there's an Amex Offer with your name on it, only with an American Express Card.

American Express Invites

American Express Invites opens the door to access pre-sale tickets to some of your favourite artists and includes reserved seating offers, only with an American Express Card.

Westpac Extras

Westpac Extras includes great shopping cashback offers that work on top of any other discounts and rewards points. Simply use your Mastercard as normal and we'll credit your account. No codes, no coupons, all-easy.


Frequently asked questions
 

American Express Airport Lounge 

The American Express Westpac Altitude Black Card gives you 2 complimentary visits each year to the American Express Airport Lounge at Sydney or Melbourne International Airports. Simply present your card and boarding pass at either lounge to gain admission.

Priority Pass Lounge 

If you choose Altitude Rewards you can register your Altitude Black Mastercard to receive 2 complimentary lounge visits per year to use at more than 1000 VIP airport lounges worldwide.

Register your card at prioritypass.com/westpacblack

Virgin Australia Domestic Lounge

If you choose Altitude Velocity, you just need to provide us with your Velocity Frequent Flyer number and make a direct spend at Virgin Australia using your Altitude Black Mastercard each year from your card open date.3 The Virgin Australia domestic lounge passes will then be available in your Velocity Frequent Flyer account within 10 business days, ready for you to enjoy the next time you travel domestically with Virgin Australia.

Qantas Club Complimentary Invitations

If you choose Altitude Qantas, you are eligible for 2 Complimentary Invitations per year after you spend on eligible selected Qantas products and services each year using your Altitude Black Mastercard. You must first register and opt in to take advantage of this feature.

Register and opt in 

When you choose Altitude Velocity rewards you can also enjoy 2 Economy X seat upgrades a year, on selected domestic Virgin Australia flights.* To receive the upgrades, simply provide us with your Velocity Frequent Flyer number and make a direct spend at Virgin Australia on your Altitude Black Mastercard. Vouchers will then be available in your Velocity Frequent Flyer account within 10 business days.*

To redeem your Economy X Seat Upgrade vouchers you must first book an eligible domestic flight directly with Virgin Australia. Once you have booked an eligible domestic flight with Virgin Australia, you will need to call the Virgin Australia Guest Contact Centre on 1300 038 373 to redeem your Economy X Seat Upgrade vouchers.*

As a current American Express Westpac Altitude Card Bundle cardholder, you are eligible for complimentary Overseas Travel Insurance cover, provided:

  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 one of your American Express Westpac Altitude Bundle cards.  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 see the Complimentary Insurance Policy PDF.

Westpac Credit Cards Complimentary Insurance Policy (PDF 297KB)

American Express Westpac Altitude Card Insurance Policy

Overseas travel insurance4 (see policy for details)

The following is a summary only of some of  the benefits available under the Overseas travel insurance (Terms, conditions and exclusions apply.  Refer to the Westpac Credit Cards Complimentary Insurance Policy (PDF 297KB)  and American Express Westpac Altitude Card Insurance Policy for further information).    

  • Medical and hospital expenses incurred overseas;
  • Loss or damage to personal property;
  • Loss or damage to travel documents;
  • Personal liability cover;
  • Rental vehicle excess cover for loss or damage to rental vehicle;
  • Unexpected cancellation of travel arrangements and other unexpected expenses.
Transit accident insurance4

The following is a summary only of the benefit available under the Transit accident insurance policy (Terms, conditions and exclusions apply.  Refer to the Westpac Credit Cards Complimentary Insurance Policy (PDF 297KB) and American Express Westpac Altitude Card Insurance Policy for further information).

Transit accident insurance cover against specified accidental death or injury when sustained while riding, boarding or alighting as a passenger in a plane, bus, train or ferry when you have purchased the tickets for the entire trip using one of your American Express Westpac Altitude Black Bundle Cards.

Purchase security insurance4

The following is a summary only of the benefit available under the Purchase security insurance (Terms, conditions and exclusions apply.  Refer to the Westpac Credit Cards Complimentary Insurance Policy (PDF 297KB) and American Express Westpac Altitude Card Insurance Policy for further information).

4 months cover against loss, theft or accidental damage for a range of new personal items purchased in Australia and overseas using one of your American Express Westpac Altitude Black Bundle Cards.

Extended warranty insurance4

The following is a summary only of the benefit available under the Extended warranty insurance (Terms, conditions and exclusions apply.  Refer to the Westpac Credit Cards Complimentary Insurance Policy (PDF 297KB) and American Express Westpac Altitude Card Insurance Policy for further information).

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 one of your American Express Westpac Altitude Black Bundle Cards.

Your Altitude Black Mastercard 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.

Fees payable to Westpac (these may change) Amount
Annual card fee

$250

Annual rewards program fee

Altitude Rewards: $0

Altitude Velocity: $50

Altitude Qantas: $50

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). 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.

Fees payable to American Express (these may change) Amount
Annual Card Fee $199
Additional Card Fee $0
Dishonour Fee $6 for each dishonour or direct debit rejection.
Late Payment Fee $30
Currency Conversion Fee 3.0% of the converted amount.

Record of Charge Fee

Payable if you or your additional Card Member request a copy of an individual charge.

$7 for charges in Australia.

$10 for other charges.

Additional Statement Fee

Payable if you or your additional Card Member request a copy of an additional posted monthly paper statement.

$10

Over the Counter Fee

Payable if you pay your Card account in person at Australia Post.

$3

 

 

Not quite right?

Find out more about our other standalone or bundle Altitude cards:

Earn up to 120,000 bonus Qantas Points~

Earn an initial 90,000 bonus Qantas Points when you spend $4k or more on eligible purchases on the Mastercard® within 90 days of card approval.

Plus, receive an additional 30,000 bonus Qantas points after making the first eligible purchase on the Mastercard® in the second year of your card account being active.~

Offer excludes customers who hold/held any Westpac Rewards credit card in the last 12 months. New cards only. Offer ends 11th November 2020. T&Cs apply.

 


The important numbers

Our American Express Westpac Altitude Card bundles consist of two cards, each with its own points earn rates, fees and interest rates.

The minimum income to apply for this bundle is $75,000.

Westpac Altitude Black Mastercard

Qantas Points earn rate on eligible purchases, uncapped6:
0.75 points per $1 spent in Australia and overseas

Annual Card fee: $250

Annual Altitude Qantas fee: $50

Variable purchase rate: 20.49% p.a.

Variable cash advance rate: 21.49% p.a.

Interest free days on purchases: Up to 45

Minimum credit limit: $15,000

 


Issued and serviced by Westpac

American Express Westpac Altitude Black Card

Qantas Points earn rate on eligible purchases, uncapped:

  • 1.25 points per $1 spent in Australia
  • 2 points per $1 spent in foreign currency
  • 0.5 points per $1 spent at government bodies in Australia such as Australia Post & the Australian Taxation Office
  • Earn 1 additional Qantas Point for every $1 spend on selected Qantas products and services in Australia

Annual Card fee: $199

Interest Rate on purchases: 20.24% p.a.

Cash advance rate: Cash advances are not available

Interest free days on purchases: Up to 45

Minimum credit limit: $3,000

 


Issued and serviced by American Express


Why choose this bundle with Qantas?

Up to 4 lounge passes each year3

Relax before you fly with 4 complimentary passes a year: 2 at the American Express International Airport Lounges with the American Express Card, plus 2 at Qantas Club lounges. See FAQs below for details on how to redeem.

Complimentary insurance covers4

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 and the American Express Westpac Altitude Card Insurance Policy.

24/7 personal concierge services

Have your own personal assistant on call 24/7, from anywhere in the world. They'll help you with anything from finding a restaurant to planning an event, only with the Westpac Altitude Black Mastercard.


Plus access to:

Amex Offers

Whether it's shopping, dining, travel or entertainment there's an Amex Offer with your name on it, only with an American Express Card.

American Express Invites

American Express Invites opens the door to access pre-sale tickets to some of your favourite artists and includes reserved seating offers, only with an American Express Card.

Westpac Extras

Westpac Extras includes great shopping cashback offers that work on top of any other discounts and rewards points. Simply use your Mastercard as normal and we'll credit your account. No codes, no coupons, all-easy.


Frequently asked questions
 

American Express Airport Lounge 

The American Express Westpac Altitude Black Card gives you 2 complimentary visits each year to the American Express Airport Lounge at Sydney or Melbourne International Airports. Simply present your card and boarding pass at either lounge to gain admission.

Priority Pass Lounge 

If you choose Altitude Rewards you can register your Altitude Black Mastercard to receive 2 complimentary lounge visits per year to use at more than 1000 VIP airport lounges worldwide.

Register your card at prioritypass.com/westpacblack

Qantas Club Complimentary Invitations

If you choose Altitude Qantas, you are eligible for 2 Complimentary Invitations per year after you spend on eligible selected Qantas products and services each year using your Altitude Black Mastercard. You must first register and opt in to take advantage of this feature.

Register and opt in 

As a current American Express Westpac Altitude Card Bundle cardholder, you are eligible for complimentary Overseas Travel Insurance cover, provided:

  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 one of your American Express Westpac Altitude Bundle cards.  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 see the Complimentary Insurance Policy PDF.

Westpac Credit Cards Complimentary Insurance Policy (PDF 297KB)

American Express Westpac Altitude Card Insurance Policy

Overseas travel insurance4 (see policy for details)

The following is a summary only of some of  the benefits available under the Overseas travel insurance (Terms, conditions and exclusions apply.  Refer to the Westpac Credit Cards Complimentary Insurance Policy (PDF 297KB)  and American Express Westpac Altitude Card Insurance Policy for further information).    

  • Medical and hospital expenses incurred overseas;
  • Loss or damage to personal property;
  • Loss or damage to travel documents;
  • Personal liability cover;
  • Rental vehicle excess cover for loss or damage to rental vehicle;
  • Unexpected cancellation of travel arrangements and other unexpected expenses.
Transit accident insurance4

The following is a summary only of the benefit available under the Transit accident insurance policy (Terms, conditions and exclusions apply.  Refer to the Westpac Credit Cards Complimentary Insurance Policy (PDF 297KB) and American Express Westpac Altitude Card Insurance Policy for further information).

Transit accident insurance cover against specified accidental death or injury when sustained while riding, boarding or alighting as a passenger in a plane, bus, train or ferry when you have purchased the tickets for the entire trip using one of your American Express Westpac Altitude Black Bundle Cards.

Purchase security insurance4

The following is a summary only of the benefit available under the Purchase security insurance (Terms, conditions and exclusions apply.  Refer to the Westpac Credit Cards Complimentary Insurance Policy (PDF 297KB) and American Express Westpac Altitude Card Insurance Policy for further information).

4 months cover against loss, theft or accidental damage for a range of new personal items purchased in Australia and overseas using one of your American Express Westpac Altitude Black Bundle Cards.

Extended warranty insurance4

The following is a summary only of the benefit available under the Extended warranty insurance (Terms, conditions and exclusions apply.  Refer to the Westpac Credit Cards Complimentary Insurance Policy (PDF 297KB) and American Express Westpac Altitude Card Insurance Policy for further information).

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 one of your American Express Westpac Altitude Black Bundle Cards.

Your Altitude Black card comes with a personal concierge service, which you can access by calling the Altitude Black Card Priority Service line on 1300 651 999.  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.

Fees payable to Westpac (these may change) Amount
Annual card fee

$250

Annual rewards program fee

Altitude Rewards: $0

Altitude Qantas: $50

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). 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.

Fees payable to American Express (these may change) Amount
Annual Card Fee $199
Additional Card Fee $0
Dishonour Fee $6 for each dishonour or direct debit rejection.
Late Payment Fee $30
Currency Conversion Fee 3.0% of the converted amount.

Record of Charge Fee

Payable if you or your additional Card Member request a copy of an individual charge.

$7 for charges in Australia.

$10 for other charges.

Additional Statement Fee

Payable if you or your additional Card Member request a copy of an additional posted monthly paper statement.

$10

Over the Counter Fee

Payable if you pay your Card account in person at Australia Post.

$3

 

 

Not quite right?

Find out more about our other standalone or bundle Altitude cards:


Before you apply

To improve the likelihood your application is approved and in a timely manner, please read this section carefully before applying.

As part of reviewing your application we look at the information on your credit report, which is produced by an independent credit bureau. This report shows a snapshot of your liabilities, available credit, and your repayment behaviour for these accounts. To learn more about credit reporting in Australia visit www.westpac.com.au/ccr.

It’s a good idea to view your own credit report and check your details are correct before starting your application. You can do this for free by visiting the credit bureau website directly, or via CreditSmart.org.au. We work with three bureaus: Equifax, illion and Experian, so you might like to check the report produced by each of them.

Before starting your application, make sure you have everything in the list below:


If you’re an existing Westpac customer, you’ll also need to:

Any errors in the details you provide could delay your process, or even mean you are declined. Again, checking against your credit report can help here.

Every time you apply for any form of credit, your credit history is checked by the credit provider. This is listed as an enquiry on your report. Multiple applications can be seen as a red flag and reduce your chances of approval.


Response to Virgin Australia's Voluntary Administration Announcement

If you currently use one of our credit cards to earn Velocity Points, either directly or by converting your Altitude Points, rest assured we’re working closely with Velocity Frequent Flyer to minimise any disruption. The Altitude Velocity rewards program is currently not available when applying for a new Altitude credit card. You can find our more at our FAQ page.

Things you should know

The American Express Westpac Altitude Cards Key Facts Sheet

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.

American Express Westpac Altitude Cards are issued and administered by American Express Australia Limited ABN 92 108 952 085, Australian Credit Licence No. 291313. ® Registered Trademark of American Express Company.

American Express will pay a monthly commission to Westpac in relation to your account. As the commission is dependent on all American Express Westpac Altitude customers’ use of their Cards, the amount is not ascertainable. Fees or charges in relation to this Card are only payable to American Express, not Westpac.

Note: The Card issued by American Express will be a separate credit card contract to the Westpac Altitude Card, with its own credit limit, statement and annual Card fee.

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

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 fee applies for customers who choose to earn Qantas Points through Altitude Qantas rewards program.

3. Complimentary lounge passes disclaimers:

Priority Pass Membership: Available to Westpac Altitude Black primary cardholders earning Altitude Points through the Altitude Rewards program. Requires enrolment through prioritypass.com/westpacblack. The Primary Cardholder receives two complimentary visits in any 12-month period, one of which may be used by an accompanying guest. Subsequent visits in the 12-month period incur an additional cost, currently US$32 per person, per visit, which will be automatically charged to the primary cardholder's Altitude Black card. A Westpac Foreign Transaction Fee will apply to the conversion amount. Unused visits expire and cannot be carried forward to any subsequent year. Visit the Contact Us page on www.prioritypass.com for enquiries about the Priority Pass program. Subject to the Priority Pass Conditions Of Use.

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 305KB) 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.

American Express Lounge access: Entry into The American Express Lounges is governed by the full Terms and Conditions available at amex.com.au/airportlounge. All entrants must adhere to the General Conditions of Entry. American Express Westpac Altitude Black Card members are entitled to two entries per calendar year to the American Express Lounges, located at Sydney International Airport or Melbourne International Airport. The total entitlement of two entries per calendar year applies across both Sydney and Melbourne Airport Lounges. Complimentary access is available for the Card Member’s children between the ages of 2-17. Card Member’s wishing to bring additional guests may be subject to a charge that is to be processed on the Card Member’s American Express Card. 


Westpac Altitude Black Mastercard

^Bonus Altitude Points Promotion Altitude Black: To qualify for this promotion you must apply and be approved for a new Altitude Black card with Altitude Rewards between 6th August 2020 and 11th November 2020, and spend $4,000 or more on eligible purchases within 90 days of card approval. Bonus points will be added to your account within 12 weeks once you’ve met the eligible spend criteria. Existing Westpac customers who currently hold an Earth Classic, Earth Platinum, Earth Platinum Plus, Earth Black, Altitude Classic, Altitude Platinum or Altitude Black credit card, or who have held one in the last 12 months, are not eligible for this offer.

†Eligible purchases do not include interest, fees and charges, cash or ATM cash advances, cash equivalent transactions, gambling transactions, payments to the Australian Tax Office, government charges, BPAY or similar transactions (such as Post Billpay), refunds and balance transfers debited from the card account.

~ Bonus Qantas Points Promotion Altitude Black: To be eligible for up to 120,000 bonus Qantas Points, you must apply and be approved for a new Altitude Black credit card between 6th August 2020 and 11th November 2020.
You will receive an initial 90,000 bonus points if you spend $4,000 or more on eligible purchases within 90 days of card approval. These will be credited to your points balance within 12 weeks of meeting this spend criteria.
You will receive an additional 30,000 bonus points if you keep your account open for more than 12 months and continue to use the card. These additional points will be credited to your points balance within 12 weeks, after the first eligible purchase is made in the second year of your card account being active.
If you do not meet the minimum spend criteria within 90 days of card approval, you forfeit the initial 90,000 bonus points only. However, you are still eligible for the additional 30,000 bonus points in the second year if you continue to use your card.
Existing Westpac customers who currently hold an Earth Classic, Earth Platinum, Earth Platinum Plus, Earth Black, Altitude Classic, 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: How you earn and redeem Altitude Points is subject to the Altitude Terms and Conditions. Excludes Westpac Altitude Qantas.

<< Accelerated Earn - Flights: Earn 6 points per dollar on the first $10,000 spent on flights per calendar month, then 1.25 points per $1 spent thereafter on the Altitude Black Mastercard. Or earn 3 points per dollar on the first $10,000 on flights per calendar month, then 1 point per $1 spent thereafter on the Altitude Platinum Mastercard. Points earn applies to flights purchased in Australia directly with the above listed participating airlines using your Altitude Black Mastercard or Altitude Platinum Mastercard. Excludes flights not purchased directly with the participating airlines for example flights purchased through a travel agent, online aggregators or other airlines such as a code-share etc. Excludes Westpac Altitude Qantas. Participating airlines are subject to change.

<<< Accelerated Earn - Shop, Stream, Ride and Stay: Applies only to domestic spend made in Australian dollars or any other currency (and converted to Australian dollars) using your card or card account with a Merchant who is located in Australia. Excludes Westpac Altitude Qantas.

6. Rewards Points: The earning and redemption of Altitude Points and Qantas Points are subject to the Altitude Terms and Conditions. Purchases that are not eligible to earn Rewards Points are set out in the Altitude Terms and Conditions. You do not receive points if your card account is in arrears for 2 consecutive statement cycles and in other circumstances. Refer to the Altitude Terms and Conditions for information on how you earn points on transactions. Qantas Points earned during a statement cycle are added to your respective Points balance on a monthly basis.

Qantas products and services: Selected Qantas products and services are Qantas passenger flights with a QF flight number purchased directly from Qantas.com; Qantas Frequent Flyer and Qantas Club membership joining and/ or annual fees. For full Qantas Frequent Flyer Terms and Conditions, visit Qantas.com/terms.

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 297KB) which may be amended from time to time. Westpac does not guarantee this insurance.

Concierge Services: Concierge Services are subject to the Westpac Rewards Credit Cards Concierge Service Terms and Conditions (PDF 1MB).

American Express Westpac Altitude Black Card

Altitude Points: The earning of Altitude Points and bonus Altitude Points using an American Express issued Altitude Card is subject to the American Express® Westpac Altitude Cards Points Terms and Conditions available at americanexpress.com/australia/altitude-points-t&c Redemption of Altitude Points is subject to the Altitude Rewards Terms and Conditions available at altituderewards.com.au. You may not be able to redeem Altitude Points if your Card account is in arrears for 2 consecutive statement cycles and in other circumstances. Eligible purchases do not include cash advances, interest, balance transfers, fees and charges for traveller’s cheques and foreign currencies. For the full list of exclusions, please refer to the American Express Westpac Altitude Cards Points Terms and Conditions available at americanexpress.com/australia/altitude-points-t&c  Bonus Points will be awarded to the eligible Card Member’s account 8-10 weeks after the spend criteria have been met. Government: Merchants classified as “government” include the Australian Taxation Office, the Australian Postal Corporation (Australia Post), federal/state and local government bodies.

Qantas Points: You must be a member of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program to earn and redeem points. Membership and Qantas Points are subject to the Terms and Conditions of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program. Qantas Points are earned on Eligible Purchases in accordance with and subject to the American Express Westpac Altitude Cards Points Terms and Conditions as long as your account remains current and in good standing.

Qantas products and services: Selected Qantas products and services are Qantas passenger flights with a QF flight number purchased directly from Qantas.com; Qantas Frequent Flyer and Qantas Club membership joining and/ or annual fees. For full Qantas Frequent Flyer Terms and Conditions, visit Qantas.com/terms.

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 American Express Westpac Altitude cardholders to claim under it as third party beneficiaries. You must use your American Express Westpac Altitude Card to prepay $500 of travel costs in order to be covered under the overseas travel insurance. 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 American Express Westpac Altitude Card Insurance Policy which may be amended from time to time. Westpac does not guarantee this insurance.


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