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Anyone here using the AMEX CapitaCard, what are your reviews about it?

I hear the AMEX CapitaCard is great CapitalLand malls. What else is awesome about the card?

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    It is not worth it for me as only the sign up bonus is the meaningful incentive for me. It might be a perfect card for families that spend most of their time in capitaland mall for the free carpark. Apart from that maybe the fact that it is the only credit card that can be used to purchase capita vouchers. The exchange rate of Star$ to vouchers is 5,000 star$ to 5 capitalland voucher. This means you can only get about 1-3% rebates (3% for dining) at capland outlets. This is not too good when other cards are offering 6% rebate on dining. I think its rewards system has to be improved to match other cards.

    2019.08.01 2:53

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