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How to get approved for an AMEX as a student

How to get approved for an AMEX as a student

  1. Yves Mathys

    Hi OMAAT/Lucky,

    I am a frequent flyer (Star Alliance Gold, One World Gold), yet still struggle to get sufficient miles through my flying and wanted to supplement that through signing up for a credit card.

    I have a MasterCard and Visa card from Switzerland (I’m Swiss), but wanted to sign up for an AMEX in the UK, as I currently study there.

    Since I am aware that they do not approve students due to the lack of income and spending, I was wondering how I could increase my chances of being approved. I might be an exception, but my university budget does meet the spend that credit card companies expect from mid-range card users and I would have no problems meeting the minimum spend.

    I’d much appreciate some help and enjoy your flight on EK!

    – Yves

  2. Gaurav

    hi [USER=2699]@Yves Mathys[/USER], welcome! Unfortunately we’re mostly US based andnot very familiar with UK credit card processes. Have you tried touching base with blogs like God Save the Points or Miles from Blighty to see if they have any suggestions? I suppose you could apply and then provide them with proof of resources that show your ability to pay your balances and see if that works.

  3. Yves Mathys

    Dear [USER=79]@Gaurav[/USER], thanks for the help and sure will get in contact with the UK based blogs. Appreciate it!

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