The Gold Card

Start experiencing a world of benefits

The Gold Card offers you a higher level of service and recognition that compliment your superior travel/entertainment and lifestyle needs; this also includes enjoying the same convenience with your loved ones. No matter which ticket class or airline you are traveling with, you will receive complimentary Airport Lounge Access across the Middle East.

24-hour, Worldwide Assistance & Priority Bookings

Travel Emergency Assistance

24 hours a day, 365 days a year referral to medical, legal services and emergency assistance when you are travelling.

Worldwide Customer Care

Wherever you go, help is always around the corner. If you face a problem while travelling, all you need to do is head to the nearest of the 2,200 American Express® Travel Service locations or Representative Offices around the world.


American Express® SelectsSM

American Express® has the unique ability to use its merchant network locally, regionally and globally to bring exclusive offers in travel and leisure, shopping and dining. Selects is an online promotional hub that brings together thousands of offers and makes them available to Card members. You can make the best of all these offers through Selects.


Assured Reservations

When booking your hotel accommodation with the American Express® Gold Card, you ensure that your room will be reserved for you, no matter how late you arrive.

Travel & Purchase Protection Insurance

Free Travel Accident Insurance

Every time you purchase air, sea or land travel tickets with your American Express® Gold Card you will automatically receive coverage for Travel Accident Insurance against personal injury as well as special hijack cover.
Personal injury coverage reaches $350,000.


Free Travel Inconvenience Insurance

When travelling by air, protect yourself against delayed departures, denied boarding, missed connections and luggage delay or loss.
Travel Inconvenience Insurance: delayed flights: $200, delayed luggage: $200, lost luggage: $1,000.


Free Retail Protection Insurance

Any item purchased with the American Express® Gold Card is protected against loss, theft or accidental damage* for a period of up to 90 days.
You can claim up to $1,500 for each incident and $40,000 per year, per Gold Card.

* Subject to Retail Protection Policy

Membership Rewards®
Membership Rewards, American Express® global award-winning loyalty programme, makes American Express® one of the most desirable and rewarding Cards to carry.

Use your Card to earn points which can be redeemed against free flights and upgrades, hotel accommodation, shopping vouchers, car rentals and much more.

With Membership Rewards you'll earn one point for virtually every Dollar you charge to your American Express® Gold Card at any point of sale around the world. Points build up and don't expire.

Additional Benefits

Free Emergency Card Replacement

In the unfortunate event that your American Express® Card is lost or stolen, you will be issued with a new Card usually within two working days.

Emergency Cheque Cashing & Online Account Access

Should you be unable to access your funds, head to the nearest American Express® Travel Service or Representative Office and cash a personal Cheque once every 21 days for up to $5,000.
Check your American Express® Gold Card Account balance online anywhere, anytime.
This section is only available to registered users and to Card members with Cards issued in the Middle East (Card numbers starting with 3744 or 3778).


Online Fraud Protection Guarantee

American Express® takes specific measures to protect your safety and privacy online. American Express® uses the latest technology to keep your account number secure; they have a clearly stated online privacy protection policy and they stand by it.