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American Express® Cathay Pacific Elite Credit Card

If you are a Hong Kong resident, you can apply for your American Express Cathay Pacific Credit Card now, and: 

  • Enjoy 1,000 bonus Asia Miles along with priority redemption for selected discount flight bookings
  • Earn up to 76,000 Asia Miles with our welcome offer
  • Receive a first-year annual fee waiver
  • Gain access to over 850 airport lounges worldwide, and travel protection

Fly faster with the American Express Cathay Pacific Credit Cards

Enjoy up to 76,000 miles in your first 3 months

You’ll earn miles faster with our HKD5 = Asia Miles1 earn rate on local spending, HKD3 = Asia Miles1 earn rate (or equivalent) on foreign currency spending (both online and offline).

What's more, if you apply for the American Express Cathay Pacific Elite Credit Card online, you could earn Asia Miles 7,000^ when you spend HKD5,000 in the first three months – with maximum earning of up to  Asia Miles 76,000.

Welcome offer American Express® Cathay Pacific Elite Credit Card American Express® Cathay Pacific Credit Card
Online Bonus Asia Miles1,000 ( if you apply for your Basic Card Online#)
Welcome Bonus Asia Miles5,000
(Simply spend at least HKD5,000* in the first 3 months)
Asia Miles3,000
(Simply spend at least HKD3,000* in the first 3 months)
Local Spend Bonus
HKD5 = Asia Miles1  in the first 3 months
Up to Asia Miles40,000
Foreign Currency Spend Bonus (both online and offline) Equivalent to HKD3 = Asia Miles1 in the first 3 months
Up to Asia Miles30,000
Total Up to Asia Miles76,000 Up to Asia Miles74,000

Earn Asia Miles with no limits

Earn Asia Miles on all your everyday spending and have them transferred automatically to your Asia Miles account every month, with no handling charge.

Type of spend American Express Cathay Pacific Elite Credit Card American Express Cathay Pacific Credit Card
Local spending HKD6 = Asia Miles1 HKD8 = Asia Miles1
Foreign currency spend (both online and offline) Equivalent to HKD6 = Asia Miles1.5 Equivalent to HKD8 = Asia Miles1.5
Cathay Pacific in-flight sales purchases HKD5 = Asia Miles2
(with minimum net purchase of HKD500)b
Cathay Pacific online booking bonus HKD6 = Asia Miles2 HKD8 = Asia Miles2c

More benefits privileges

Annual fee waiver
Your annual Card fee is waived for the first year. Silver or above members of The Marco Polo Club can enjoy an automatic annual card fee waiver.

Exclusive savings on Asia Miles
Enjoy 10% savings on purchases of Asia Miles Gift MilesTM, Mileage Renewal fees and Mileage Transfer fees through www.asiamiles.com. d  

Enrolment fee waiver for the Marco Polo Club
You’ll enjoy Enrolment Fee Waiver for Green Tier membership of The Marco Polo Club, which gives you priority check-in, priority boarding, personalised baggage tags, and more. You can renew your Green membership the following year by flying 20 club points, or by paying a renewal fee of USD100.a

Enjoy up to three-day priority online redemption for discounted flight awards from time to time
Silver and above members of Marco Polo Club who have a American Express Cathay Pacific Credit Card can redeem discounted flight awards online three days before the official start date of the offers; while all other American Express Cathay Pacific Credit Cardmembers are eligible to enjoy this priority redemption two days prior to the start date. Terms and conditions apply. For details, please refer to Asia Miles website www.asiamiles.com.

Airport lounge benefits
As a Basic Cardmember of American Express Cathay Pacific Elite Credit Card, you’ll receive a complimentary Priority PassTM with four free lounge visits and access to over 850 VIP lounges worldwide per Priority Pass membership year in the first 12-month Cardmembership tenure. Please click  to view the full list of applicable lounges. Both Basic and Supplementary Cardmembers of American Express Cathay Pacific Elite Credit Card will also enjoy unlimited access to Plaza Premium Lounges.

Basic and Supplementary Cardmembers of American Express Cathay Pacific Credit Card can enjoy Twice-yearly Plaza Premium Lounge access by presenting the respective coupon that will be sent to the Basic Cardmember.

Please visit  for more details.

 apply.

Enjoy up to 76,000 miles in your first 3 months

You’ll earn miles faster with our HKD5 = Asia Miles1 earn rate on local spending, HKD3 = Asia Miles1 earn rate (or equivalent) on foreign currency spending (both online and offline).

What's more, if you apply for the American Express Cathay Pacific Elite Credit Card online, you could earn Asia Miles 7,000^ when you spend HKD5,000 in the first three months – with maximum earning of up to  Asia Miles 76,000.

Welcome offer American Express® Cathay Pacific Elite Credit Card American Express® Cathay Pacific Credit Card
Online Bonus Asia Miles1,000 ( if you apply for your Basic Card Online#)
Welcome Bonus Asia Miles5,000
(Simply spend at least HKD5,000* in the first 3 months)
Asia Miles3,000
(Simply spend at least HKD3,000* in the first 3 months)
Local Spend Bonus
HKD5 = Asia Miles1  in the first 3 months
Up to Asia Miles40,000
Foreign Currency Spend Bonus (both online and offline) Equivalent to HKD3 = Asia Miles1 in the first 3 months
Up to Asia Miles30,000
Total Up to Asia Miles76,000 Up to Asia Miles74,000

Earn Asia Miles with no limits

Earn Asia Miles on all your everyday spending and have them transferred automatically to your Asia Miles account every month, with no handling charge.

Type of spend American Express Cathay Pacific Elite Credit Card American Express Cathay Pacific Credit Card
Local spending HKD6 = Asia Miles1 HKD8 = Asia Miles1
Foreign currency spend (both online and offline) Equivalent to HKD6 = Asia Miles1.5 Equivalent to HKD8 = Asia Miles1.5
Cathay Pacific in-flight sales purchases HKD5 = Asia Miles2
(with minimum net purchase of HKD500)b
Cathay Pacific online booking bonus HKD6 = Asia Miles2 HKD8 = Asia Miles2c

More benefits privileges

Annual fee waiver
Your annual Card fee is waived for the first year. Silver or above members of The Marco Polo Club can enjoy an automatic annual card fee waiver.

Exclusive savings on Asia Miles
Enjoy 10% savings on purchases of Asia Miles Gift MilesTM, Mileage Renewal fees and Mileage Transfer fees through www.asiamiles.com. d  

Enrolment fee waiver for the Marco Polo Club
You’ll enjoy Enrolment Fee Waiver for Green Tier membership of The Marco Polo Club, which gives you priority check-in, priority boarding, personalised baggage tags, and more. You can renew your Green membership the following year by flying 20 club points, or by paying a renewal fee of USD100.a

Enjoy up to three-day priority online redemption for discounted flight awards from time to time
Silver and above members of Marco Polo Club who have a American Express Cathay Pacific Credit Card can redeem discounted flight awards online three days before the official start date of the offers; while all other American Express Cathay Pacific Credit Cardmembers are eligible to enjoy this priority redemption two days prior to the start date. Terms and conditions apply. For details, please refer to Asia Miles website www.asiamiles.com.

Airport lounge benefits
As a Basic Cardmember of American Express Cathay Pacific Elite Credit Card, you’ll receive a complimentary Priority PassTM with four free lounge visits and access to over 850 VIP lounges worldwide per Priority Pass membership year in the first 12-month Cardmembership tenure. Please click  to view the full list of applicable lounges. Both Basic and Supplementary Cardmembers of American Express Cathay Pacific Elite Credit Card will also enjoy unlimited access to Plaza Premium Lounges.

Basic and Supplementary Cardmembers of American Express Cathay Pacific Credit Card can enjoy Twice-yearly Plaza Premium Lounge access by presenting the respective coupon that will be sent to the Basic Cardmember.

Please visit  for more details.

 apply.

^Eligible local spending of HKD5,000 can earn you Asia Miles7,000: Online Bonus  Asia Miles1,000 + Welcome Bonus Asia Miles5,000 + Local Spend Bonus HKD 5 = Asia Miles1 (Asia Miles1,000) = Asia Miles7,000

#For Basic Cardmembers who submit their Card application online and all required valid documents within 7 days from the date of application submission

*Aggregate spending of Basic and Supplementary Card(s).

The following Cathay Pacific Airways benefits apply to Basic Cardmembers only when effecting payment with American Express® Cathay Pacific Credit Card / American Express® Cathay Pacific Elite Credit Card. Any Bonus Asia Miles™ will be credited directly to Basic Cardmember's Asia Miles account within 4-6 weeks of the qualifying transaction.

a. Marco Polo Club Green Tier membership enrolment fee waiver

Enrolment fee for the Marco Polo Club Green Tier membership will be waived when Cardmember applies for membership online through 60yearsnato.info after successful application of the Card.  Membership will be renewed annually by the Marco Polo Club upon meeting the published criteria.  The current annual renewal criteria for Green Tier is 20 club points or payment of USD100 renewal fee.  If Cardmember does not meet the Green Tier renewal criteria, the Cardmember’s Marco Polo Club membership will expire and the Cardmember will remain as an Asia Miles member.  Cathay Pacific Airways Limited reserves the right to change the terms and conditions of the Marco Polo Club.  For more information on membership benefits of the Marco Polo Club, please visit 60yearsnato.info.

 

b. Cathay Pacific inflight shopping bonus

Applicable only on Cathay Pacific operated flights. Cardmember must present his/ her own Marco Polo Club / Asia Miles membership card at time of purchase for Asia Miles crediting. A minimum net spending of HKD500 on a single sales receipt applies. Cathay Pacific will credit the Cardmember with 2 Asia Miles for every HKD5 of spending.

Full payment must be made by American Express Cathay Pacific Credit Card / American Express Cathay Pacific Elite Credit Card. Home delivery items and payment by vouchers are not eligible to earn Asia Miles. Offer cannot be used in conjunction with The Marco Polo Club inflight shopping bonus.

 

c. Cathay Pacific online booking bonus

Applicable only for Cathay Pacific tickets purchased online and settled in Hong Kong dollar. Cardmember must log in using his/ her own Marco Polo Club/ Asia Miles membership number to make the purchase and the ticket purchased must be for the same Cardmember who travels and completes the journey. When making a purchase, the "Name of Cardholder" entered in the Payment Details page must match the name registered with the Marco Polo Club/ Asia Miles membership. Cathay Pacific will credit American Express Cathay Pacific Elite Credit Cardmember with 1 Bonus Asia Mile for every HKD6 of the ticket fare, and credit American Express Cathay Pacific Credit Cardmember with 1 Bonus Asia Mile for every HKD8 of the ticket fare. Flights and Hotels packages provided by Cathay Holidays Limited booking through Cathay Pacific, tickets purchased through Cathay Pacific China and award redemption bookings are not eligible.

Full payment must be made by American Express Cathay Pacific Elite Credit Card/ American Express Cathay Pacific Credit Card.

 

d. 10% discount on Asia Miles Mileage Renewal fee, Asia Miles Mileage Transfer fee, and purchase fee of Asia Miles Gift MilesTM

Applicable only to transactions completed online through . Cardmember must log in using his/ her own Marco Polo Club / Asia Miles membership number and be the same member who renews, transfers Asia Miles or purchases Asia Miles Gift Miles. For relevant terms and conditions, please visit .

Full payment must be made by American Express Cathay Pacific Credit Card / American Express Cathay Pacific Elite Credit Card.

Cathay Pacific Airways and Asia Miles terms and conditions apply.