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Accept American Express Cards

Benefit from the advantages of American Express® acceptance

Experience the powerful backing of American Express card acceptance

  • Competitive pricing opportunities at rates that may be lower than you think
  • Discover marketing opportunities offered by American Express
  • Higher and more frequent spending by American Express cardholders

Look forward to particularly good customers who:


Take advantage of our wide range of marketing channels

Gain access to a range of our marketing programs that help bring customers through your door and keep them coming. By accepting American Express you could, for example, be part of our Shop Small Campaigns, which are dedicated to promoting local businesses to our Card Members.

Experiences of our acceptance partners


Zürcher Verkehrsverbund

Ms. B. Andenmatten, Digital Channels ZVV

"The collaboration with American Express is very satisfactory. The marketing team is reliable and results-oriented. We have been able to achieve great results with various free marketing activities. We look forward to continuing our successful partnership."


AlpenGold Hotel

Mr. Jesús Pol Riestra, Sales Manager

"The cooperation with American Express was extremely positive. The marketing services impressed us and the results achieved were extremely satisfactory. We appreciate the reliable cooperation. American Express can definitely be recommended."



Mr. Herr Antonio Giammarinaro, Head of Sales Switzerland

"We would like to express our appreciation for our partnership cooperation with American Express. A heartfelt thank you for this! We look forward to continuing our successful partnership and recommend you without reservation."


Tschuggen Collection

Mrs. Wagner, Sales Manager, Tschuggen Collection

"Professional, uncomplicated and reliable. We very much appreciate our long-standing, cooperative partnership with American Express. A big thank you for that! We look forward to further cooperation and will definitely recommend you to others." 


Nicoletta Müller Innovation

Ms. Nicoletta Müller, Innovation, Sales & Marketing, Zurich

"We advise and accompany a wide variety of customers, such as Zurich City Hotels or Peaks Place Aparthotel & Spa, which we regularly promote via American Express Selects. We very much appreciate the professional and always solution-oriented cooperation with the American Express Selects marketing team."



Ms. Giger, Project Manager Marketing & PR, ClubGolf

"The collaboration with American Express was a real highlight. The marketing services are excellent and target group oriented. We were very pleased with the results and look forward to further collaboration."




Ms. Valerie Viollaz, Founder, Viollaz

"Above all, we really like the use of the free marketing opportunities as part of our partnership. The marketing team is very customer-oriented and the collaboration went smoothly. We can highly recommend the collaboration to everyone."




Swiss Bedding

Mr. T. Bozkaya, Management Swiss Bedding 

"The professional, uncomplicated and reliable partnership is worth a big thank you to us. We look forward to further successful projects in the future and can definitely recommend American Express."


Man's World

Ms. Leutenegger, Division Manager Sales and Communications

"The integration into the American Express "Selects Newsletter" was a great highlight for us. We were able to reach a large number of customers as a result. As a partner, we benefit from many advantages and look forward to further cooperation."

More services for merchants

Information on card acceptance

Good business with affluent customers. A lucrative world opens up to you as an American Express acceptance partner.

Marketing support for merchants

Show that American Express Cardholders are welcome at your store with our free promotional items and by showcasing your business on the American Express Selects and Shop Small platforms. 

Services and support

We are there for you – in person and with concrete solutions: so that your cashless payment transactions run securely and efficiently.

We added over 25,300 new locations in Switzerland last year. You're not one of them?

¹Source: American Express internal data, 2020

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