American Express® Gold

American Express GoldAn American Express® Gold credit card guarantees you the following:
  • world-class travel insurance;
  • convenient travel service;
  • access to business lounges;
  • more flexibility in taking care of your finances;
  • special offers from partners;
  • more valuable reward points;
  • better service.

New cards will no longer be issued
The use of cards already issued that expire prior to September 2018 can be continued until end of their term of validity. Cards expiring in September 2018 or later can no longer be used starting from 1 September 2018. We will contact all our customers in advance to find the best solution for each individual customer.

NEW! You can now perform transfers and make payments in the Internet Bank and Mobile Bank direct from your credit card account.

American Express Gold comes with an extensive travel insurance package, which covers you and your family members travelling with you during trips of up to three months anywhere in the world. The sums incurred included in the package apply to each case irrespective of how many of them occur during the trip.

The travel insurance is automatically valid all the time – you don’t have inform anyone that you’re going travelling or sign an insurance policy.

Travel insurance covers:
  • medical and transport expenses related to accidents and illnesses;
  • expenses incurred due to changes to your travel plans (cancellation or interruption of a trip, delayed travel etc.);
  • the cost of restoring or replacing personal items taken on the trip should they be damaged or destroyed (including stolen) as a consequence of a sudden and unforeseeable event;
  • damage caused to third parties or items belonging to them during a trip.

If you or your family members run into difficulties when travelling, all you need to do is call Gold Client Support on (+372) 888 6 888 and we will deal with your concern straightaway.

The travel insurance is provided by Swedbank P&C Insurance AS. Please read the insurance terms and conditions and consult an insurance specialist if necessary.

Notify of damage

If an insured event occurs, call our claims handling

Report a damage

Claims handling 888 2111,
kahjuabi@swedbank.ee

Swedbank P&C Insurance AS
Liivalaia 12, 15039 Tallinn


  • What does the Swedbank Gold and Platinum credit card travel insurance cover?

    Insurance cover and amount insured with excess

      American Express Platinum
    American Express Gold
    Gold revolving credit card (MasterCard)
    Platinum fixed payment credit card (VISA)
    Gold fixed payment credit card
    American Express Platinum and New Visa Platinum American Express Gold Gold revolving credit card (MasterCard) Platinum charge credit card (VISA) Gold charge credit card (VISA, MasterCard)
    Terms and conditions of travel insurance: Insurance terms and conditions Insurance terms and conditions Insurance terms and conditions Insurance terms and conditions Insurance terms and conditions
    Additional terms for obtaining travel insurance cover: No payment requirement Payment requirement of 50% of travel expenses
    No payment requirement
    Payment requirement of 75% of travel expenses
    Deductible: No deductible Deductible amount is EUR 30 No deductible
    Insurance cover Maximum Sum Insured (€) per Insured Person
    Accident insurance
    Accidental disability/death EUR 20 000 EUR 10 000 EUR 10 000 EUR 10 000 EUR 10 000
    person over 18 years of age Uniform cover for all regardless of age Uniform cover for all regardless of age Uniform cover for all regardless of age EUR 10 000 EUR 10 000
    person under 18 years of age Uniform cover for all regardless of age Uniform cover for all regardless of age Uniform cover for all regardless of age EUR 2 000 EUR 2 000
    Medical treatment expenses and transportation costs EUR 500 000 EUR 500 000 EUR 500 000 EUR 50 000 EUR 50 000
    Medical treatment expenses related to dental trauma and severe dental pain EUR 200 EUR 200 EUR 200 EUR 200 EUR 200
    Acquisition cost of medical aids (glasses, hearing aids, prostheses, etc.) EUR 200 EUR 200 EUR 200 EUR 200 EUR 200
    Services covered by medical treatment expenses:
    transportation to the closest hospital No limitations; according to the cover for medical treatment expenses and transportation costs. EUR 20 000 EUR 20 000
    expenses incurred in repatriation of the ill or injured person No limitations; according to the cover for medical treatment expenses and transportation costs. EUR 20 000 EUR 20 000
    cost of coffin No limitations; according to the cover for medical treatment expenses and transportation costs. EUR 5 000 EUR 5 000
    expenses incurred in repatriation of the deceased No limitations; according to the cover for medical treatment expenses and transportation costs.. EUR 10 000 EUR 10 000
    repatriation of a child No limitations; according to the cover for medical treatment expenses and transportation costs. EUR 17 000 EUR 17 000
    expenses of extension of the trip No limitations; according to the cover for medical treatment expenses and transportation costs. Travel and accommodation costs up to 10 days Travel and accommodation costs up to 10 days
    travel expenses of a person close to the insured person Travel and accommodation costs (including meals) of one person up to 5 days Travel and accommodation costs (including meals) of one person up to 5 days Travel and accommodation costs (including meals) of one person up to 5 days Travel and accommodation costs (including meals) of one person up to 5 days Travel and accommodation costs (including meals) of one person up to 5 days
    Insurance cover Maximum sum insured per credit card
    Property insurance
    Personal belongings (damage, theft) EUR 2 500 EUR 1 500 EUR 1 000 EUR 1 000 EUR 1 000
    Trip interruption and cancellation insurance
    Change of itinerary EUR 5 000 EUR 3 000 EUR 2 000 - -
    Cancellation of trip The cancellation and the interruption of the trip and cancelled departure have all been included in the change of itinerary EUR 2 000 EUR 2 000
    Interruption of trip EUR 2 000 EUR 2 000
    Cancelled departure EUR 1 000 EUR 1 000
    Exchange of flight ticket EUR 150 EUR 150 EUR 150 EUR 150 EUR 150
    Delay of flight
    - over 4 hours EUR 500 EUR 150 EUR 150 EUR 150 EUR 150
    - over 24 hours EUR 300 EUR 300 EUR 300 EUR 300
    Luggage delay
    - over 4 hours EUR 1000 EUR 300 EUR 300 EUR 150 EUR 150
    - over 24 hours EUR 300 EUR 300
    Liability and legal expenses insurance
    Liability insurance in case of bodily injury and material damage EUR 20 000 EUR 15 000 EUR 10 000 EUR 10 000 EUR 10 000
    Legal expenses EUR 10 000 EUR 1 000 EUR 1 000 EUR 1 000 EUR 1 000
    Bail EUR 5 000 EUR 3 000 EUR 3 000 EUR 3 000 EUR 3 000
    Motor hull insurance of a rental car
    (deductible sum is 250)
    EUR 40 000 - - - -

The American Express Gold travel service will support you when you’re planning a trip or need help when travelling. We’ll book flights and hotels for you, put together a personalised holiday package and we’ll be there for you throughout the trip. Gold travel service is just a phone call or e-mail away. Call us on (+372) 888 6 888 or send an e-mail to gold@amex.ee, and tell us where you’d like to travel. We provide help and advice 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Service is available in Estonian, Russian and English.

Access to business lounges in 700 airports

As a Gold card holder, you also get Priority Pass membership that gives you access to business class lounges at more than 700 of the largest airports in 100 countries and 300 cities all over the world. If your flight is delayed or cancelled, you can escape the noise of the general departure lounge and relax in a quiet, comfortable lounge where you will find everything you need to work or unwind. You will find the locations of the business lounges at www.prioritypass.com. You can also call the Gold Customer Support or download the Priority Pass app on your smartphone to find business lounges.

* Every visit to a business lounge costs US$27 per person.

Take a look at the Priority Pass terms and conditions online at www.prioritypass.com.

The American Express Gold card comes with gold-level travel service offered by our long-term partner and Estonia's largest and most reliable travel agency, Estravel. Experienced travel agents are always at your service to book your flights, compile extraordinary vacation packages or recommend what to do at the destination. You can contact the travel service via Gold customer service telephone 888 6888.

In addition to that, Estravel has another special offer for American Express Gold cardholders: an option to join the Estravel gold card programme free of charge, which offers many benefits.

Gold card benefits for American Express Gold cardholders
  • Personal and superior service in the American Express Card Service Department.
  • Discounts when purchasing travel services from Estravel.
  • Many permanent discounts and special offers from partners.
  • Collection of bonus points and redeeming awards.
  • Travel offers via e-mail.
  • Home delivery of the Estraveller client magazine for regular buyers.

Joining the programme does not oblige you to do anything and you can leave at anytime.

Card properties

American Express Gold is easy to use in your everyday money matters.

  • Net income of applicant from 500 euros per month.
  • Card limit from 1300 euros.
  • The card comes with an interest-free period of up to 40 days (from the date of the purchase until the payment date). If you haven’t made a repayment by the 10th of the month, the payment will be made automatically, unless you don’t have enough money for the full repayment in your account. Interest will start accruing in such a case and you can repay the necessary amount later, at a time that suits you. The interest-free period does not apply to cash withdrawals or to Internet Bank transfers.
  • You can also take out extra cards for your family members with your Gold card. Each additional cardholder enjoys the same privileges as you. Please call the Gold Customer Service on 888 6 888 to request an extra card.
  • You can also make transfers and payments from your credit card limit account. This option is easy to use in the Internet Bank and Mobile Bank.
  • To make a transfer from your credit card, simply initiate a domestic payment and select your credit card limit account from the drop-down menu. The regular price list for bank transfers applies to transfers you make from your credit card. You cannot select your credit card limit account as the account from which to debit service charges or as the account servicing deposit, loan, insurance, standing order or e-invoice direct debit agreements.

As an American Express Gold cardholder, you can also enjoy excellent service available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You will be looked after by experienced specialists who will give you advice about card and banking transactions and help find solutions to your requests.

Credit Cover

Credit Cover allows you to insure the debts incurred on your credit card against situations in which repaying them becomes difficult or impossible.

With Credit Cover, any credit you use will be repaid in such unexpected situations as:

  • temporary or permanent incapacity for work as a result of an occupational accident or illness;
  • losing your job; and
  • a minor child suffering an accident or illness if this results in you no longer being able to fulfil your normal work duties.

With Credit Cover you can insure your smaller everyday financial obligations just as easily and naturally as you would your car, house or property.

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You can take advantage of many special offers in Estonia and elsewhere in the world if you use you American Express Gold to make payments. You can view them with the help of a mobile

app available under the special offers button in Swedbank’s Android app and ror iPhone and Windows Phone users. Online at: www.swedbank.ee/soodustused/demo/.

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    You earn valuable reward points when you use your American Express Gold card. With the Gold card, you earn points faster than with most other credit cards and your points are valid for five years instead of the usual two. You earn one point for every €5 you spend with your American Express Gold card.

    You can use the points to get discounts on banking services, choose great gifts or make donations. You can also choose gifts from the list meant exclusively for American Express cardholders. Read about the reward programme online at
    www.swedbank.ee/preemiapunktid

    • Credit cards

      1. PRIVATE PERSON Effective as of 01.07.2016
      1.1 Revolving credit card (2)
      - monthly fee 1,30 €, free of charge for people up to 25 years of age
      - monthly fee of an additional card 1,30 €
      - annual interest rate 19 - 22%
      - penalty ECB interest rate + 8% a year (1) (currently 0.022% a day, 8.00% a year)
      1.2 Fixed payment credit card
      - annual interest rate 19 - 22%
      - penalty ECB interest rate + 8% a year (1) (currently 0.022% a day, 8.00% a year)
      - debt notice 3 €
      1.3 Gold Revolving credit card (3)
      - monthly fee 3,70 €
      - monthly fee of an additional card 2,50 €
      - annual interest rate 17 - 20%
      - penalty ECB interest rate + 8% a year (1) (currently 0.022% a day, 8.00% a year)
      - debt notice 3 €
      1.4 Visa Platinum credit card (4)
      - monthly fee 12,90 €
      - monthly fee of an additional card 10,90 €
      -Visa Platinum extra package 160,20 € a year (5)
      - annual interest rate 14 - 17%
      - penalty ECB interest rate + 8% a year (1) (currently 0.022% a day, 8.00% a year)
      - the Priority Pass salon visit fee  
           - for holder of Visa Platinum card with extra package free of charge
           - for holder of Visa Platinum card without extra package 27 USD per visitor
           - for persons accompanying Visa Platinum cardholder 27 USD per visitor
      1.5 Gold Charge credit card
      - monthly fee of the primary card 5,11 €
      - monthly fee of an additional card 2,56 €
      - penalty ECB interest rate + 8% a year (1) (currently 0.022% a day, 8.00% a year)
      - debt notice 3 €
      1.6 Platinum Charge credit card
      - annual fee of the primary card 127,82 €
      - annual fee of an additional card 63,91 €
      - penalty ECB interest rate + 8% a year (1) (currently 0.022% a day, 8.00% a year)
      - debt notice 3 €
      - the Priority Pass salon visit fee for a Platinum credit card holder 27 USD per visitor
      1.7 American Express Blue credit card (6,7) 
      - monthly fee of the primary card 1,60 €
      - monthly fee of of an additional card 1,60 €
      - annual interest rate 17 - 20%
      -penalty ECB interest rate + 8% a year (1) (currently 0.022% a day, 8.00% a year)
      1.8 American Express Gold credit card (6,8)
      - monthly fee of the primary card 10,50 €
      - monthly fee of of an additional card 7 €
      - annual interest rate 16 - 19%
      -penalty ECB interest rate + 8% a year (1) (currently 0.022% a day, 8.00% a year)
      - the Priority Pass salon visit fee 27 USD per visitor
      1.9 American Express Platinum credit card (6,9)
      - annual fee of the primary card 475 €
      - annual fee of an additional card 320 €
      - annual interest rate 14%
      -penalty ECB interest rate + 8% a year (1) (currently 0.022% a day, 8.00% a year)
      - the Priority Pass salon visit fee for a cardholder free of charge
      - the Priority Pass salon visit fee for for persons accompanying cardholders 27 USD per visitor
      GENERAL SERVICE AND TRANSACTION FEES
      1. Card opening fee
      - opening a card at branch 2,50 €
      - opening a card in Internet Bank 1,50 €
      2. Payment in a commercial enterprise free of charge
      3. Cash deposit in euros in home bank's terminal (10) - up to 5000 € per calendar month free of charge;
      - 0,25% of the deposited amount that exceeds 5000 € per month
      4. Cash withdrawal 1,92 € + 2.5% of the amount
      5. Transfer from credit card limit account according to regular bank transfers pricelist
      6. Replacement of a card 7 €
      7. Statement of transactions
      - in last month free of charge
      - a previous month 4 € per month
      8. Amendment of a credit card agreement (11)
      - increase of credit limit at branch 1% of the requested additional limit, min 10 €
      - increasing of credit limit in the Internet Bank 3,20 €
      - amendment of the agreement at branch 10 € (excluding changing the user limits)
      - amendment of the agreement in the Internet Bank free of charge
      9. Closure of a credit card free of charge
      10. Penalty for using a closed card 65 €
      11. Copy of a receipt (inquiry)
      - a transaction in Estonia 4 €
      - a transaction abroad 8 €
      12. Balance inquiry and statement in Swedbank’s terminals in Estonia free of charge
      13. Balance inquiry in other bank’s terminals in Estonia and abroad (12) 0,32 € per query
      14. Demand for refund, unjustified
      - a transaction in Estonia 12 €
      - a transaction abroad 16 € (In case disputing card transaction made abroad, additional costs of the card organisations may apply)
      15. Using a Visa or MasterCard assistance service abroad (issue of a temporary credit card abroad) 0 to 130 €, depending on actual costs
      16. Sending a card from one branch to another (13) 2,50 €
      17. Sending a card by mail
      - mail (Estonia) free of charge
      18. Conversion fee for transactions in foreign currencies (14)
      - VISA or MasterCard 1% of transaction amount
      - American Express card 0.5% of transaction amount
      19. Renewal of primary and additional card free of charge
      2. LEGAL PERSONS Effective as of 01.09.2016
      2.1 Business Credit Card (15)
      - issue fee 5 €
      - monthly fee 3 €
      - annual interest rate 18%
      - penalty 0.2% a day
      - debt notice 3 €
      2.2 Business Gold Credit Card (16)
      - issue fee 10 €
      - monthly fee 10 €
      - annual interest rate 14%
      - penalty 0.2% a day
      - debt notice 3 €
      - the Priority Pass salon visit fee 27 USD per visitor
      2.3 Charge card MasterCard Business (17)
      - annual fee 25 €
      - penalty 0.2% a day
      - debt notice 3 €
      2.4 Charge card Visa Business Gold (17)
      - annual fee 120 €
      - penalty 0.2% a day
      - debt notice 3 €
      - the Priority Pass salon visit fee 27 USD per visitor
      2.5 Fixed Payment credit card Visa Business (17)
      - issue fee upon first application and renewal free of charge
      - monthly fee 1,30 €
      - annual interest rate 18%
      - penalty 0.2% a day
      GENERAL SERVICE AND TRANSACTION FEES
      1. Payment in a commercial enterprise free of charge
      2. Cash deposit in euros in home bank’s terminal (18) - up to 5000 € per calendar month free of charge;
      - 0,25% of the deposited amount that exceeds 5000 € per month
      3. Cash withdrawal 1,92 € + 2.5% of the amount
      4. Transfer from credit card limit account (19) according to regular bank transfers pricelist
      5. Replacement of a card 7 €
      6. Statement of transactions
      - in last month free of charge
      - a previous month 4 € per month
      7. Amendment of a credit card agreement
      - increasing of the credit limit at branch 1% of the requested additional limit, min 10 €
      - amendment of the agreement 10 € (excluding changing the user limits)
      - amendment of the agreement in Internet Bank free of charge
      8. Closure of a credit card free of charge
      9. Penalty for using a closed card 65 €
      10. Copy of a receipt (inquiry)
      - a transaction in Estonia 4 €
      - a transaction abroad 8 €
      11. Balance inquiry and statement in Swedbank’s terminals in Estonia free of charge
      12. Balance inquiry in other bank’s terminals in Estonia and abroad (12) 0,32 € per query
      13. Demand for refund, unjustified
      - a transaction in Estonia 12 €
      - a transaction abroad 16 € (In case disputing card transaction made abroad, additional costs of the card organisations may apply)
      14. Sending a card from one branch to another (13) 2,50 €
      15. Using a Visa or MasterCard assistance service abroad (issue of a temporary credit card abroad) 0 to 130 €, depending on actual costs
      16. Conversion fee for transactions in foreign currencies (14) 1% of transaction amount

      (1) The interest rate applicable to the main refinancing operations of the European Central Bank (the ECB interest rate). The ECB interest rate is published in the Ametlikud Teadaanded. The default interest rate may change twice a year (on January 1 and July 1) if the ECB interest rate has changed.
      (2) When paying for goods or services with a private person’s revolving credit card, the transaction amount is subject to a 30- day interest-free period, after which the calculation of interest starts. When withdrawing cash or making transfers from credit card limit account, the calculation of interest starts at once.
      (3) When paying for goods or services with a private person’s Gold revolving credit card, the transaction amount is subject to a 40-day interest-free period, after which the calculation of interest starts. When withdrawing cash or making transfers from credit card limit account, the calculation of interest starts at once.
      (4) When paying for goods or services with the Visa Platinum Credit Card, the transaction amount is subject to an up to 40-day interest-free period (between the date of purchase and the payment date). When withdrawing cash or making transfers from credit card limit account, the calculation of interest starts at once.
      (5) If the period between ordering Visa Platinum extra package and expiry of Visa Platinum card is less than one year, the Bank will debit a fee for an extra package in full amount.
      (6) American Express cards are not issued from 1 st of July 2016.
      (7) When paying for goods or services with the American Express Blue credit card, the transaction amount is subject to an up to 40-day interest-free period (between the date of purchase and the payment date). When making transfers from credit card limit account, the calculation of interest starts at once.
      (8) When paying for goods or services with the American Express Gold credit card, the transaction amount is subject to an up to 40-day interest-free period (between the date of purchase and the payment date). When making transfers from credit card limit account, the calculation of interest starts at once.
      (9) When paying for goods or services with the American Express Platinum credit card, the transaction amount is subject to an up to 50-day interest-free period (between the date of purchase and the payment date). When making transfers from credit card limit account, the calculation of interest starts at once.
      (10) Possible with credit cards pointed in 1.1 – 1.4. The fee is charged on the amount that exceeds 5 000 € per calendar month and the cash is deposited in home bank’s terminal. The service fee is client-based on the basis of calculation is a calendar month.
      (11) If upon the renewal of a credit card on the basis of an application, the credit limit of the credit card is rounded by increasing or decreasing the credit limit up to 50 € (incl.), no fee for amending the credit limit shall be charged when increasing or decreasing the credit limit.
      (12) The availability of the service in a foreign country depends on the foreign bank's ATM technical possibilities and service can be used with MasterCard/Maestro cards.
      (13) The price is inclusive of VAT at the rate of 20%.
      (14) Added to the amount of every transaction made with the card if the card transaction is in a currency other than the euro. The conversion fee is not subject to a refund if the transaction is cancelled.
      (15) When paying for goods or services with a Business Credit Card, the transaction amount is subject to a 30- day interest-free period, after which the calculation of interest starts. When withdrawing cash or making transfers from credit card limit account, the calculation of interest starts at once.
      (16) When paying for goods or services with a Business Gold Credit Card, the transaction amount is subject to a 40- day interest-free period, after which the calculation of interest starts. When withdrawing cash or making transfers from credit card limit account, the calculation of interest starts at once.
      (17) The card is not issued from 20th of April 2016.
      (18) Possible with Fixed Payment credit card Visa Business, with Business Credit Card and with Business Gold Credit Cards. The fee is charged on the amount that exceeds 5 000 € per calendar month and the cash is deposited in home bank’s terminal. The service fee is client-based on the basis of calculation is a calendar month.
      (19) Service is available with Business Credit Card and Business Gold Credit Card.