The American Express Singapore app for iOS has just been updated with Touch ID authentication - you can now login to your account with your fingerprint (or thumbprint for that matter)! Additionally, if you are enrolled in the Membership Rewards program, you will not be able to use your MR points for any purchase.
Considering how Apple Pay has been recently rolled out to our friends in Canada and Australia, I do not think it would be too long before Singaporeans get their hand on the much-awaited Apple Pay. On that same note, it may be a good idea to potentially bundle your Apple Pay in Singapore with the American Express True Cashback Card (to get 1.5% cashback without limit) if you do not wish to get into the nitty gritty components of points accrual.
The Love Dining program by American Express offers one of the best dining perks in Singapore. With discounts of up to 50% off at carefully-curated restaurants around Singapore, American Express is bringing a limited edition experience at four distinct locations from 04 March 2017 to 03 May 2017 - Shangri-La Hotel,Singapore, Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, The St.Regis Singapore and the W Singapore–Sentosa Cove. The American Express Love Dining Celebrity Edition menus have been crafted in collaboration with celebrity influencers Pornsak, Jeanette Aw, Lennard Yeong and Janice Wong respectively.
An Airbnb promotion (especially credit card discount) does not come easy and if you do not have any account already, register now using my referral link and you will get S$40 in referral credit (I will too receive some bonus credits when you complete your stay). For a limited time only, enjoy S$50 off your first Airbnb stay (until 31 December 2017) when you pay using an eligible American Express card when you book between now and 31 March 2017.
The Conrad Centennial Singapore celebrates her 20th birthday this year with a 20th Birthday Staycation Offer which starts from just S$220++. This special room package comes with a breakfast for two at Salon by the Pool as well as a limited edition 20th birthday Conrad bear as a memorabilia. Read on to find out how you can potentially get back S$60 while still earn miles AND Hilton HHonors points with this one transaction.
Similar to the amazing Hilton deal that American Express is offering, you will now get S$50 statement credit when you spend S$300 on any Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts across Asia Pacific so long you check-out before 31 December 2016 - registration is absolutely necessary and this offer is only limited to the first 15,000 successful card registrations.
As part of The Great Singapore Airlines Getaway, American Express Cardholders who are amongst the first 1,000 to register for the following promotion will enjoy S$50 Statement Credit for simply spending S$1,500 on Singapore Airlines during September 2016.
I was reading the news earlier this morning and I chanced upon the newly released American Express Explorer Credit Card in Australia. Before anyone in Singapore gets super excited, we are not sure at this moment whether or not it will be made available to us here in the Lion City but just take a look at that card!
I have only just written about an exclusive 13% discount on Zuji yesterday and Expedia Singapore today has released a 10% off promo code for eligible American Express cardholders. This is an actual 10% off (on top of already discounted rates on Expedia) across all "Expedia Rate" hotels. All you have to do is to book before 31 December 2016 for stays before 31 March 2017.
I have probably mentioned this a couple of times but everyone who lives in Singapore needs a ShopBack account - it is completely free to sign-up and if you do not have an account already, my referral link will give you S$5 just to register now. ShopBack basically gives you cash back for most of the purchases and transactions that you complete online. In the case of hotels, you will earn (and retain) your elite status while still getting a sweet bonus cash back so there is really no reason not to use it at all.
There are now even more reasons to stay at Hilton! Between 01 August 2016 and 31 January 2017, stay at a participating Hilton property and pay with an eligible American Express card and you will get a S$50 statement credit when you spend at least S$300 - this includes spending on accommodation, food and beverages as well as other incidentals during your stay (do note that you will have to charge them to the room though). This offer is valid at every participating hotel so you can benefit from the S$50 statement credit each time you stay somewhere different (and satisfy the promotional conditions)!
Not too long ago, I wrote about the top 7 reasons to get the American Express Platinum Credit Card - one of the top reasons is the free Far Card Membership that comes with it. American Express has launched a brand new Love Dining program which firstly incorporates the previous Palate program and secondly (and more importantly), introduces a Hotel category into this newly-branded program - think about it this way: