Our Amex Partnership
TheFork and American Express give you a more rewarding booking experience.
TheFork, Australia’s leading online restaurant reservations website, has an exclusive long term partnership with American Express Australia. American Express are fully integrated across the booking platform enabling its Card Members to easily identify American Express accepting TheFork restaurants, and make a reservation.
American Express customers are some of Australia’s most sought after diners. Their Card Members are invariably the most affluent, premium spending diners that all restaurants should want dining at their business. They are true supporters of the industry and drive significant revenues, particularly through corporate dining.
This partnership helps TheFork partner restaurants by attracting more American Express Card Members but also benefits customers as it makes finding American Express friendly restaurants a breeze.
This partnership is a significant opportunity to provide Merchants with the digital tools to drive more bookings and promote themselves. And it’s a great customer experience for Card Members who want convenient booking options combined with earning rewards for dining out and paying with their American Express Card. It is a win-win situation for both Card Members and dining Merchants.
Data from American Express shows their customers are spending more than ever at Australian restaurants with:
- American Express Card Members spent an average of $410 on all restaurant purchases in the month prior, relative to $272 average restaurant spend reported by Australian Non-Card Members*
- 12.2% growth in American Express transactions across the fine dining sector**
- 3.8% increase in total American Express spend in the fine dining sector**
TheFork Booking Network includes major international and domestic brands such as TripAdvisor, Google, Delicious and American Express.
* Source: American Express Internet Panel Survey conducted Dec 2015-Jan 2016 based on purchases made in the 6 months prior to the survey.
** Source: 2015 Amex Dining Industry Trend Report
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