The American Express foreign transaction fee is 2.7% of all international transactions or $0, depending on the Amex card.
There are plenty of American Express cards with no foreign transaction fee.
Those cards tend to be the best options for travel.
Will American Express waive foreign transaction fee?
You can check if foreign transaction fees are waived for your Card through your online account. Otherwise, for personal and small business (OPEN) Cards we charge 2.7%, and for Corporate Cards, it’s 2.5%.
Can American Express cards be used internationally?
You can use your US Amex card abroad to make purchases or withdraw cash. Most credit and debit cards used in Europe, Canada and Australia will have ‘chip and PIN’ technology, which isn’t so common yet for many Amex cards.
What credit cards have no foreign transaction fees?
Best no-foreign-transaction-fee credit cards
- Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card.
- Capital One Savor Cash Rewards Credit Card.
- Bank of America Premium Rewards Visa credit card.
- American Express Green Card.
- United Explorer Card.
- Hilton Honors American Express Aspire Card.
- Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Credit Card.
Does American Express green card have foreign transaction fees?
Although the annual fee for the American Express Green Card is $150, the card charges no foreign transaction fee (See Rates & Fees).