With many parts of Australia re-opening for travellers, it’s a great time to book a holiday or an adventure – whether that’s a staycation near home or a getaway further afield. No matter where you look around the country, there are incredible destinations and experiences to tick off the bucket list, along with welcoming tourism operators who are keen to greet you.

American Express is doing its part to help Aussies start travelling again by teaming up with hotel and car hire partners to offer eligible American Express Card Members some attractive savings as part of the Open for Travel promotion.

If you’re thinking about booking a trip, this could be a good opportunity to save.

Here’s what’s available.

American Express Card Members can save a range of offers to their card via the Amex app and online account. When you spend the required amount with the partner directly using your card, you’ll receive a statement credit for the eligible transaction. These include:

  • Hilton: spend $250, get $75 back, valid up to 5 times, once per participating Hilton property (ends 31 Dec 2020)
  • InterContinental Hotels Group: spend $300, get $75 back with participating InterContinental Hotels Group properties (ends 30 Nov 2020)
  • View Hotels: spend $250, get $50 back at View Hotels (ends 30 Nov 2020)
  • Hyatt: spend $400, get $100 back at Hyatt properties in Australia (ends 30 Nov 2020; offer capped)
  • Marriott Bonvoy: spend $300, get $75 back at participating Marriott Bonvoy properties in Australia (ends 30 Nov 2020; offer capped)
  • Hertz: spend $150, get $50 back at participating Hertz locations (ends 30 Nov 2020)
  • Avis: spend $300, get $75 back with Avis at participating Avis locations (ends 30 Nov 2020).

Head over to Amex’s website here to view participating properties and redeem.

There are also two offers with promo / coupon codes:

  • Expedia: spend $250 and get a $30 discount with Expedia for bookings made by 30 November 2020 for stays in Australia and completed by 30 April 2021. Use the coupon code EXPAMEXH30 at expedia.com.au/amex
  • Four Seasons Sydney: 20% off accommodation and complimentary breakfast daily for two people at Four Seasons Sydney until 30 November 2020 (minimum stay of 2 nights). Use the promo code AXOPEN online only at Four Seasons Sydney.

Some of these partners are currently promoting deals and packages which are also worth looking into.

As you can see, most of the Amex Offers end on 30 November 2020, so you’ll need to act fast. Availability may be limited and T&Cs and exclusions apply, so make sure to check out all the info on Amex’s website here.

To whet your appetite, here are a few properties taking part in this promotion.

Four Seasons Sydney

The iconic Sydney Harbour sits at the doorstep of one of Sydney’s most luxurious hotels, with historic The Rocks and Circular Quay right next door. Location doesn’t get any better than that. Head out to explore the nearby attractions, shopping and vibrant social scene, then return to the hotel for delicious cocktails and dining while you enjoy million-dollar harbour views.

Until 30 November, get 20% off accommodation and complimentary breakfast daily for two people at Four Seasons Sydney (minimum 2 night stay).

Four Seasons Sydney 

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort

Australia’s most iconic private island resort has been re-imagined at the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. Recently re-opened following a $100 million makeover, the InterContinental Hayman Island Resort immerses guests in the breathtaking natural beauty of the Whitsundays and provides luxurious and modern rooms, a spa, private dining experiences, excursions and other activities for the perfect holiday.

Until 30 November, spend $300 and get $75 back at this resort.

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort

Hilton Adelaide

Hilton Adelaide overlooks Victoria Square in the heart of Adelaide’s entertainment and shopping district, and is the perfect base for exploring nearby hot spots like the Central Market, Chinatown, and the Adelaide Botanic Gardens.

While you’re in Adelaide, why not also hire a car and explore some of the famous wine regions nearby?

Until 31 December, spend $250 and get $75 back at Hilton Adelaide.

Hilton Adelaide

Until 30 November 2020, get $50 back when you spend $150 with Hertz or get $75 back when you spend $300 with Avis on car hire.

Explore South Australia’s famed wine regions

For more details about the Open for Travel promotion and to take advantage of these offers, visit Amex’s website here.

This article was prepared in partnership with American Express.