American Express Meal Allowance

Employees of a Credit Suisse Group company domiciled in Switzerland who belong to the Staff and AVP levels without access to a staff dining room receive meal remuneration from the Employer for off-site meals. Starting on February 1, 2017, reimbursement for meal remuneration will be processed through the Amex Meal Allowance. The Terms and Conditions of Participation for Processing the “American Express Meal Allowance” reimbursement of Swisscard AECS GmbH posted on this Landing Page apply to the use of the Amex Meal Allowance.

Amex Meal Allowance allows authorized employees a retroactive credit of 60% on specific transactions at activated American Express points of acceptance in Switzerland up to a maximum monthly amount pursuant to Credit Suisse regulations. The reimbursement requires the use of an American Express principal card issued by Swisscard that is specified at registration and maintained in the card account at Swisscard in the name of the authorized employee. Use of additional and corporate cards is not possible.

In order for the reimbursement to be credited, the private credit card account of the related American Express card must be registered using this form:


Registration Form

Employees of a Credit Suisse Group company domiciled in Switzerland according to the «Authorized Companies» list can register.

(Find out how to find your Employee ID here)

(You can find your card account number at the top left on your monthly statement or at the bottom of your welcome letter)
Check-Box
As an employee of one of the companies of the Credit Suisse Group (hereinafter “Credit Suisse”) domiciled in Switzerland and a holder of an American Express card issued by Swisscard AECS GmbH (hereinafter “Issuer”), I hereby confirm the correctness of the statements made here and declare by selecting the “Accept” confirmation checkbox that I have read, understood, and accepted the terms and conditions for processing the “American Express Meal Allowance” reimbursements (hereinafter “Processing”), particularly sections 4, 5, 7, and 9 therein. I authorize the Issuer on the one hand and Credit Suisse on the other to exchange and process information related to me for the following processing purposes, insofar as necessary: For the purposes of checking employee status (including authorization) at Credit Suisse and of managing participation in the Processing, the Issuer can particularly communicate to Credit Suisse my first name, last name, date of birth, e-mail address, and Credit Suisse employee number (hereinafter “PID”) as well as the amount of the monthly collective credit, and Credit Suisse can particularly communicate to the Issuer my first name, last name, date of birth, my PID, the maximum amount of the monthly collective credit, leaving date/retirement date at Credit Suisse, status as an active employee of Credit Suisse, and with which Credit Suisse company the employment relationship exists.
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Restaurant operations accepting American Express

Updated on: November 9, 2017

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Paying by American Express at restaurants

Does your preferred restaurant not accept American Express Cards or is there a restaurant that is not on the list yet? The restaurant no longer exists or has a different name now? Tell us about this restaurant and we’ll make sure it’s activated or changed. However, the decision whether to work together with American Express or not lies with the restaurant.

Information about restaurants

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The restaurant is on the list but doesn’t accept Amex.
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The restaurant doesn’t accept Amex but it would be wonderful it if did.
This restaurant no longer exists.
This restaurant has a different name now.
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