An American Express credit card is not exactly the easiest one to use in Malaysia given the limited merchants. But we promise, more shops and businesses are opening up to accepting an Amex card and if you need a solid reason to use it, check out these exclusive deals we have listed out below for you.
Just to recap, there are only three credit cards that are offered with Amex.
American Express Credit Cards In Malaysia
1. Maybank 2 Platinum/Gold Cards
This is one of the more prominent credit cards that are associated with Amex in Malaysia because of its 5X Maybank TreatsPoints and 5% cashback during the weekend.
Minimum income requirement: RM5,000 per month
Annual Fee: Free for life
2. Maybank American Express®Cash Back Gold Credit Card
This card was introduced early this year in shining gold and it is a great choice for young executives who are looking for a cashback credit card. With unlimited cashback at the rate of 1% and 1.5% for local and overseas spending respectively, you can get a 5% welcome bonus cashback (capped at RM100) if you apply now!
Minimum income requirement: RM2,500 per month
Annual Fee: RM70 per annum
3. Citibank Citi PremierMiles American Express Card
This card is specially designed for business or premium travellers that often fly and spend overseas. Every Rm3 spent locally or overseas with this card will allow you to earn 1 PremierMiles, which you can then use to redeem air miles from over 90 airline loyalty programme. You can earn and keep your PremierMiles as long as you want because it doesn’t expire!
Let’s not forget about the free personal accident insurance coverage up to RM300,000 or the unlimited access to Plaza Premium Lounges at selected airports.
Minimum income requirement: RM8,333 per month
Annual fee: RM600 per annum
Dining Deals In Malaysia For American Express Credit Cards
If you are a food lover, you need to utilise your Amex credit cards and head to these amazing hotel restaurants to dine in with great savings!
1. Berjaya Waterfront Hotel, Johor Bahru
The restaurants in this hotel include Salt 'n'' Pepper Café Restaurant, Chinese Restaurant, and Palm Lounge serves exquisite international dishes in both buffet and a la carte style. Bring your Amex credit card and you can save up to 20% on your bill!
2. DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton, Kuala Lumpur
This infamous hotel provides not only 5-star accommodation, but great dining options with its restaurants: Axis Lounge, Cellar Door, Makan Kitchen, The Food Store, and Tosca. If you use your Amex credit card to pay the bill, you can get 30% discount on your total bill.
Don’t forget to earn 5X TreatsPoints and 5% cashback with a Maybank 2 Platinum Card if you are planning to go on the weekend!
3. ParkRoyal Penang Resort
Whether it is weekend buffet dinner (Tamarind Brasserie and Uncle Zack By The Beach) or a la carte dishes (Cool Bananas and Javana Lounge), you can eat them all at 20% cheaper than the normal price with your Amex credit card.
4. Kenny Rogers Roasters
Enjoy 10% off your food and beverages at Kenny Rogers Roasters with your Maybank Amex credit card. It is applicable for dine-in only at all outlets in Malaysia.
5. Secret Recipe
Get a complimentary slice of cake and a glass of iced lemon tea with a minimum spend of RM45 at any Secret Recipe outlets except for KLIA, Subang SkyPark, Penang International Airport, Kuala Terengganu International Airport, Tapah R&R, PPUM, Aeon Taiping Mall and Medini Mall.
Travel Deals In Malaysia For American Express Credit Cards
Get 30% (up to RM100) and 20% discount (up to RM85) off hotels and flights on Traveloka with your Maybank Amex credit cards with these promo codes.
Hotels: MBBTVLKSTAY (minimum transaction – RM100)
Flights: MBBTVLKFLY (minimum transaction – RM150)
2. Lost World Of Tambun
Get 10% off water them park admission tickets and 60% off hotels stay at Lost World Of Tambun with an Amex credit card issued by Maybank. Minimum 2 and maximum 6 tickets per day.
You can refer to the credit cards introduced above and apply from us for a free gift!
Shopping Deals In Malaysia For American Express Credit Cards
This famous fashion shopping site will give you one good reason to shop there even more with 20% discount if you use an Amex credit card issued by Maybank! Covering brands such as Burberry, Calvin Klein, Reebok, Adidas, Nike and much more, you only have to spend a minimum RM120 to enjoy this discount with the promo code: MYMAYBANK.
2. Burton Menswear London, Dorothy Perkins, Topshop, and Topman
Shop at any outlets of these brands with a minimum amount of RM350 and you will get an instant rebate of RM30 with your Amex credit card issued by Maybank. If you are already a loyal customer of these fashion brands, this is another solid reason to shop there with your Amex credit card.
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