The advantages of American Express

  • Top 3 credit card company worldwide 
  • Popular payment card for consumers who spend above average
  • Sharp SME-rate

More than 100 million American Express users worldwide

American Express (Amex) is accepted in more than 130 countries and, with over 100 million cards in use, is an important method of reaching valuable shoppers worldwide. Amex cardholders spend on average three to four times as much as Visa and MasterCard cardholders. 

Amex users are interesting consumers for your (web)shop. They are known to have an above-average income and spend on average 60% more than other credit card users.


Transaction fee Amex fee + € 0,15
Refund fee Amex fee + € 0,15

Acceptance of American Express

You can offer American Express via your payment terminal or webshop. You do need a contract with American Express (Amex) first.
At EMS you can choose your contactless payment terminal and/or the online payment solution with which you can offer Amex.

In your webshop

American Express integrates easily into your EMS Online Payment solution. As soon as you have signed your contract with American Express (Amex), EMS can integrate Amex into the Online Payment solution. An overview of all your Amex payments can be found in the online portal of EMS.


  • Ideal for your store or hospitality

  • Sharp SME-rate

  • Popular payment card for consumers who spend above average 

  • Benefit from a very stable, secure payment platform

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