September 25, 2018
  • Rakuten Card Co., Ltd.

Rakuten Card to launch “Rakuten Card American Express ® Card”

Tokyo, September 25, 2018 - Rakuten Card Co., Ltd. today announces it starts issuing the Rakuten Card American Express ® Card. This is the first card issued by Rakuten Card with American Express brand. From today, Rakuten will begin to issue and accept applications for the new cards.

With the Rakuten Card American Express® Card, under the concept of "making that special day even more special," cardholders can enjoy not only the services and features of Rakuten Card, but also the complementary benefits and campaigns available on American Express network. (For more detail, please check the American Express Connect.*1)

The Rakuten Card American Express ® Card is available in the following four varieties: “Rakuten Card”, which has no annual membership fee, “Rakuten PINK Card”, a credit card created for women which offers services that can be customized to suit the lifestyle of cardholder, “Rakuten Premium Card”, which offer additional services and benefits, and the “Rakuten Black Card”, which is available to selected card members. Through its diverse lineup of products, Rakuten Card is committed to deliver special experiences in travel, shopping, dining and entertainment only possible with American Express to its cardholders.

Going forward, Rakuten Card and American Express will continue to strive to enhance credit card services.


*1: About American Express Connect
American Express Connect is a website owned by American Express that introduces complimentary benefits and campaigns limited to American Express network. Cardholders can enjoy a variety of benefits, including travel, shopping, dining, and entertainment.
https://www.americanexpress.com/jp/network/shopping.html


Overview of Rakuten Card American Express ® Card

■ URL:https://www.rakuten-card.co.jp/card/brand/amex/
■ Application/issuance commencement date:September 25, 2018
■ Service Details

Name

Rakuten Card American Express ® Card

Product

Rakuten Card

Rakuten PINK Card

Rakuten Premium Card

Rakuten Black Card

Annual membership fee (including tax)

Free

10,800 yen

32,400 yen

Supplementary features

•Rakuten Edy (optional)

•Rakuten Point Card (included)

 

•Rakuten Edy (included)

•Rakuten Point Card (included)

ETC

Available
(annual membership fee: 540 yen / incl. tax)
*Free of charge for Diamond or Platinum Rank members

Available
(annual membership fee: free)

Family member

Available
(annual membership fee: free)

Available (annual membership fee: 540 yen / incl. tax)

Available (annual membership fee: free)

Insurance

Overseas insurance
(maximum) 20 million yen

•Overseas insurance (maximum)
50 million yen
•Domestic insurance (maximum)
50 million yen
•Property insurance
(maximum)
3 million yen

•Overseas insurance (maximum)
100 million yen
•Domestic insurance (maximum)
50 million yen
•Property insurance
(maximum)
3 million yen

Rakuten Super Point

•1 point per 100 yen awarded for purchases on non-Rakuten group services
•Three times the amount of points on Rakuten Ichiba's Super Point Up Program*2


•1 point per 100 yen awarded for purchases at non-Rakuten group services
•Five times the amount of points on Rakuten Ichiba's Super Point Up Program*3
•+1% during month of birth for purchases on Rakuten Ichiba and Rakuten Books

 

 

•1 point per 100 yen awarded for purchases on non-Rakuten group services
•Five times the amount of points on Rakuten Ichiba's Super Point Up Program*4
•+1% by Special specific campaign
•+1% on monthly specific premium card day
•+1% during month of birth

 

Others

    

•Customized services
•Benefit services on Rakuten Group
•Lifestyle support service
Insurance for woman

•Use of airport lounges at domestic Japanese terminals free of charge
•Registration of "Priority Pass" which enables airport lounge use at over 900 terminals in the world for free of charge

•Use of airport lounges at domestic Japanese terminal free of charge
•Registration of "Priority Pass" which enables airport lounge use at over 900 terminals in the world for free of charge
•Dedicated desk for Rakuten Black Card holders
•Dedicated desk of concierge service for only Rakuten Black Card holders

*2, *3, *4: Only during the Super Point Up program.

■ Card design images

Rakuten Card American Express ® Card

*Please note that the information contained in press releases is current as of the date of release.

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