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Vertigo Platinum Card

A low rate with the platinum experience

For those who want to avoid paying high interest rates on transferred balances and purchases, but still want platinum extras

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Features and offers

 Our lowest variable purchase rate — just 12.74% p.a. (21.49% p.a. variable on cash advances)

  Complimentary travel insurance1

  Complimentary purchase insurance1

  Personal concierge service2

 0% p.a. on balance transfers for 18 months when requested at card application3

  $0 first year annual card fee for new cards.

 Offers end 20th September 2017.



Platinum features in detail


Get travel insurance...

 Unlimited hospital and medical expenses incurred overseas6

 Up to $30,000 for lost or damaged personal property7

 Up to $3,750 for alternative transport to a special event8

If you’re a permanent resident and charge at least $500 prepaid travel costs9 to your Vertigo Platinum card. Other terms apply for interstate travel.

...And purchase insurance

 Up to 4 months cover against theft, loss or damage on selected purchases

 Extended warranty insurance for up to 12 additional months on the manufacturer's expressed Australian warranty10

 Price guarantee cover of up to $300 on eligible purchases in Australia. If you find it cheaper within 21 days, you can claim the difference11.

Plus a 24/7 concierge service

Ever wanted a PA? Visa Platinum Concierge could be the next best thing.  

 Buy concert tickets

 Research and book a holiday

 Plan a special occasion

And much more. Let your imagination guide you.

Read through all the benefits in our terms and conditions.


Competitive interest rates

Low variable purchase rate of 12.74% p.a.
Variable cash advance rate of 21.49% p.a.

Interest free days
Up to 55 days interest free on purchases when you pay the closing balance (including any balance transfer amount) by the statement due date each month

Promotional balance transfer rate
0% p.a. for 18 months when requested at card application3.
Calculate how much interest you could save!

$0 first year annual card fee when you make your first purchase within 12 months from card approval4.


Annual card fee

Cash advance
2% of each cash advance amount

Foreign transaction
3% of the Australian dollar value

Additional cardholder12

 Offers end 20th September 2017.
Fees and rates are subject to change. See other credit card fees and charges.



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More great reasons to choose a  BankSA credit card


On the go

On-the-go access

Avoid logging in to see your balance with our Quick Balance Tool and make payments a breeze with Visa payWave and Tap & Pay.

Security meets convenience

Security meets convenience

Fingerprint ID login means fast, secure access to mobile banking. You can even temporarily lock your lost or misplaced card in seconds.

never miss a thing

Never miss a thing

Put your payments on auto-pilot and get back to living, with AutoPay bill alerts.


Ways to apply




Frequently asked questions

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Important information

Conditions, fees and credit criteria apply.
This card is issued as a Visa card.

View the terms and conditions:

Please refer to your Internet BankingMobile Banking or your monthly credit card statement for your current interest rates.

The information on our website is prepared without knowing your personal financial circumstances. Before you act on this information, please consider if it's right for you.

Offers are not available in conjunction with any special offers that are not listed on Switches, upgrades, customers accessing employee benefits or packaged cards are ineligible.

1. QBE Insurance (Australia) Limited ABN 78 003 191 035 AFSL 239545 has issued an insurance group policy to Westpac Banking Corporation ABN 33 007 457 141 which allows eligible BankSA account holders and cardholders to claim under it as third party beneficiaries. The terms, conditions, limits and exclusions, of the group policy, are set out in the Credit Card Complimentary Insurance Terms and Conditions, which may be amended from time to time. Westpac does not guarantee the insurance. You can get a copy of the policy booklet by calling 13 13 76 or download the Credit Card Complimentary Insurance Terms and Conditions.

2. Visa Platinum/Concierge (“Concierge”) is serviced by a third party supplier. By accessing or using the Concierge, or attempting to do so, you are deemed to have understood and agreed to the terms of usage.

3. The promotional balance transfer rates are available when you apply for a new BankSA Vertigo, Vertigo Platinum, Amplify Platinum, Amplify Signature or No Annual Fee credit card between 11th July 2017 and 20th September 2017 and request at card application to transfer balance(s) from up to 3 non-St.George, Bank of Melbourne and BankSA Australian issued credit, charge or store cards. The rate will apply to balance(s) transferred (min $200 up to 95% of your approved available credit limit) for the promotional period, unless the amount is paid off earlier. Card activation will trigger the processing of the balance transfer. The applicable variable purchase rate will apply to balance(s) transferred but left unpaid at the end of the promotional period. BankSA will not be responsible for any delays that may occur in processing payment to your other card account(s) and will not close the account(s). Interest free days do not apply to credit cards with balance transfers.

4. $0 first year annual card fee promotion: The first year annual card fee waiver is available when you apply for a new Vertigo, Vertigo Platinum or Amplify credit card via between 11th July 2017 and 20th September 2017 and make your first purchase within 12 months from card approval. The first annual card fee will be debited on the 12 month anniversary of the first transaction on your account and annually thereafter.

6. Emergency dental is limited to A$2,000 per person and bed care patient allowance is limited to a total of A$15,000 (A$100 per day, e.g. miscellaneous expenses such as phone calls and TV rental). Note: No cover for pre-existing medical conditions, unless automatically covered as listed in the ‘Pre-existing medical conditions’ section of this booklet or prior approval given and the administrative fee is paid.

7. Up to A$20,000 per person and up to a maximum A$30,000 for a family subject to the limits detailed in our Credit Card Complimentary Insurance Terms and Conditions. However property and personal goods left unattended in a motor vehicle are only insured up to A$5,000 in total.

8. “Special event” means a wedding, funeral, pre-paid conference, pre-paid sporting event or pre-paid concert, or other event which does not ordinarily occur on a regular basis which before you left Australia you had planned to attend. We reserve the right to determine if any other event other than those listed above qualifies as a special event.

9. Per person, to a limit of a spouse and one dependent child. Cardholders must purchase a return ticket and be under 80 years old. Further eligibility criteria may apply. Read all criteria in our Credit Card Complimentary Insurance Terms and Conditions.

10. Provided the Australian warranty is for a period of six months or more up to a period of five years and the relevant item has a manufacturer’s unique identification serial number on it. The insurance does not affect the rights of cardholders against a manufacturer in relation to contravention of statutory or implied warranties under Australian legislation.

11. The scheme guarantees the cardholder the best price if the cheaper personal good has been advertised after the initial purchase in a printed catalogue from a store within 25 kilometres of the store from where the personal good was purchased and the price difference is greater than $75. The scheme will refund a price difference of up to $300.

12. Three additional cards can be issued on the primary cardholder's credit card account to any nominated person 16 or older provided the account is not a joint account. All transactions using an additional card will be the responsibility of the primary cardholder.