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AmpolCard - Fuel card review

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Updated 18 Jan 2021

Rowan Johnstone

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Ampol’s AmpolCard lets you manage your on-road business costs with Australia’s largest branded fuel network.

AmpolCard is currently welcome at both Ampol and Caltex locations whilst they transition entirely to the Ampol brand.

This means that the fuel card is accepted over 1,900 locations, including Woolworths Metro and Foodary outlets, in addition to 240 trucks stops throughout Australia.

At Ampol locations, you’ll find the following fuels. Unleaded Petrol, Premium 95, Premium 98, E10 Unleaded Petrol, Diesel and Amplify Premium Diesel and LPG Autogas.

Ampol was rated as the top fuel card in Canstar Blue’s customer satisfaction ratings for fuel cards in 2020.

What are the benefits of AmpolCard?

AmpolCard holders can enjoy the convenience of using Australia’s largest branded fuel network, with all fleet fuel and services in one cashless transaction.

If you successfully open a new AmpolCard account by 15th February 2021 and link your Everyday Rewards card within the first 30 days, you can earn up to 20,000 Everyday Rewards by collecting 2,000 bonus Everyday Rewards Points per month for 10 months.

You’ll just need to meet minimum monthly spend requirements and other terms and conditions.

AmpolCard holders will also be able to access exclusive discounts;

  • Save 4c per litre on Amplify Premium petrol
  • Save 3c per litre on Amplify Premium diesel
  • Save 2c per litre on regular petrol and diesel
  • Get 10% off packaged engine oils and 5% off Secure Parking.

AmpolCard also provides 24/7 local support and paperless Xero and MYOB expense management.

Additionally, if you have an AmpolCard and have added Services and Repairs, you’ll enjoy a streamlined car servicing and repairs experience thanks to Ampol’s partnership with AutoGuru and their FleetGuru platform.

FleetGuru is all about optimising fleet quoting and approval processes in order to cut costs and improve efficiencies for all involved.

What are the card options?

AmpolCard only offers one card type, however, there is a range of card management options available that enable those managing the accounts to track and personalise each individual card to their needs.

This includes purchase restrictions, PIN security, online transaction tracking and management and the ability to link to Xero and MYOB accounting software. 

How much does it cost to join AmpolCard?

There is no advertised sign-up fee for AmpolCard. There is an ongoing fee of $2.95/month per card.

Are there other fees?

Card issue fee - N/A

Transaction fee - $0

Visa Card processing fees - 0.53%

MasterCard - 0.73%

Amex - 2.10%

Is there an interest-free period?

Yes. The AmpolCard offers up to 14 days interest-free on new transactions.

What is the eligibility criteria?

You must be at least 18 years of age and a director, trustee, partner or the business owner to apply. You’ll also need to have been trading for at least six months.

What do you need to apply for an AmpolCard?

  • You will need your ABN
  • Driver’s license
  • Details of the director, trustee, partner or the business owner
  • Your bank account details.

As always, it's recommended to carefully research each fuel card option and find out which is best suited to your needs. Find out more about AmpolCard

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Rowan Johnstone

On weekdays Rowan can be found in the AutoGuru office, driving content and growth with the rest of the marketing team.

On weekends you’ll probably find him in the garage with his father restoring a 1958 Ford Star Model Customline or enjoying a cruise through the Gold Coast hinterland on his Suzuki GSX-R600.

Despite his passion for being behind the wheel (or handlebars), he looks forward to the day when he can commute to work in his own driverless car.