This can be done via email : [email protected]
Reply back from American Express
We are writing to update you on the status of your
enquiryregarding the transaction from AUTORENT HERTZ
As per the information received from the Merchant, the charge of AUD 2l8.49 is related to
extraamount charged for causing delaywhile dropping the vehicle. The clause is clearly mentioned on page l of supporting documents attached which states that higher rates and extra charges may apply if any change to rental duration or return location.
Enclosed are the terms and conditions.
As American Express only acts as the billing agent for our Merchants, we are unable to provide any further information about the transaction. We request that you contact the Merchant directly to resolve this matter. We
are sorry that we cannot help you on this occasion. As a result, we have closed
this investigation .
We realize that this may not have been the outcome you had hoped for, and appreciate your understanding. If you feel that this issue has not been resolved to your satisfaction you may refer a complaint to the Financial Ombudsman Service (‘FOS’) of which American Express is a member. Contact the Financial Ombudsman Service
on:Financial Ombudsman Service, GPO BOX 3, MELBOURNE V[C 300 l. Tel: L800 367 287 Website: www.fos.org.au
Few things to point out here
I reopened this case twice with American Express asking for proof of the defendant’s claims, and they came back with the same reply above without providing any more information and also decided to start charging me late fees as in their eyes this was was closed and I was a
Time to do what they ask and Lodge a complaint with the FOS
The process is very simple and you need to collate all the information and communication you have had with the provider and the monitory value
Within 15 days I finally got a response from American Express
We refer to the dispute you have raised with the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) concerning your Card Membership with us.
Following a review of the issues outlined in your complaint, we have taken into consideration all of the circumstances. In the interests of settling this matter, we would like to offer to credit your
cancelledAmerican Express Platinum Card Account with a $258.49 credit adjustment.
If you agree to this offer, we ask that you sign and return the attached declaration within 7 days of this letter and in doing so ask that American Express Australia Limited is released from all claims of any nature which you and others have had in relation to this matter. By accepting this offer you hereby find the above resolution proposed by us to be satisfactory action required to
finaliseand resolve your dispute through FOS reference number XXXXX.
A copy of this response has been forwarded to the FOS for their reference