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American Express® Corporate Card
Tips for American Express
Cardmembers traveling
to Kazakhstan
American Express is accepted across Kazakhstan and across
all major industries. From the moment you land at the airport,
you can use your Card to make the most of your visit to
Kazakhstan.
Your American Express Card is welcome where the American
Express logo is displayed:
Whether you’re a frequent traveler or a first-time visitor to
Kazakhstan, you may wish to keep this information sheet
handy for quick reference.
Helpful Information to Know:
• Corporate Card Customer Service/Lost Card:
1-800-528-2122
• Local American Express Travel Service Office:
1-715-343-7977
• Government Information and Non-Emergency Services:
02 (Police), 03 (Medical), 01 (Fire)
• Directory Information Services: 09
• Emergency Services: 112
Getting To and From the Airport:
The top 2 busiest airports, by passenger traffic, in Kazakhstan
that you can arrive at are Almaty International Airport (ALA)
and Astana International Airport (TSE). For more information
on the airports and transportation methods, please visit
en.alaport.com/main.html or www.astanaairport.kz.
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Additional City Information:
Sites & Attractions: Kazakhstan has many great places to
visit or entertain clients.
• Charyn Canyon: Located near Almaty along the Charyn
River, the 80-kilometer canyon is the second largest in
the world. Take a guided tour of the Charyn National Park
for views of the canyon’s diverse and unusual rock
formations. See the Valley of Castles and fossil remains
on the slopes that date as far back as 300 million years.
• Baiterek Tower: Resembling a giant lollipop, the 105meter tall building is considered a symbolic landmark to
the city of Astana. Take a ride up to the observation deck
for panoramic city views, visit the aquarium, browse the
art gallery or dine at the restaurant, all located within.
• Aksu-Zhabagly State Natural Reserve: Visit the
oldest protected area in Central Asia, which is home
to 1,279 species of plants, 51 species of mammals and
850-square-kilometers of forests, meadows, streams,
rivers and mountains. Hike the foothills, go on a
horseback ride, or take an excursion to the Aksu Gorge
or Karatau Moutains.
Sporting Events: As the home to multiple professional sports
teams, Kazakhstan offers many opportunities to enjoy
exceptional athletic events. You can purchase tickets at the
ticket window. Professional sports teams include FC
Ordabasy, FC Lokomotiv Astana, FC Kairat, KaztsinkTorpedo Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhmys Satpaev and
Gornyak Rudnyi.
Tipping: Tipping is not customary or expected in Kazakhstan.
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Transportation: You can use your American Express Card to get around Kazakhstan.
Taxis
Some taxi companies in
Kazakhstan accept American
Express Cards. Let the company
and your driver know if you wish
to use your Card. See opposite
for a list of taxi companies.
Merchant Name*
Address
Telephone
Aport Taxi
57A, Masanchi Str. – Almaty
+7 (727) 399 9400;
+7 (727) 293 0697
*Please confirm credit card acceptance before getting in a taxi.
Trains & Buses
Trains and buses often accept
credit cards, including
American Express. To find
out how to purchase tickets,
please visit the vendor website
for more information. See
opposite for a list of public
transportation providers.
Merchant Name*
Address
Telephone
Atameken
12/16, Abylay Khan Ave. – Almaty
+7 (727) 278 0462
Astal
23, Abylai Khana Ave. – Almaty
+7 (727) 233 0189
Nur-ai & Ko
3, Imanov Str – Astana
+7 (717) 231 4848
Center-Service
1, Imanov Str. – Astana
+7 (717) 221 7813
Merchant Name*
Website
Telephone
Hertz
www.hertz.kz
+7 (727) 245 8803
Car Rental
Car rental is recommended in
Kazakhstan. Car rental
companies often accept credit
cards, including American
Express. See opposite for a list
of car rental companies.
*You may be able to pay for car rental(s) online via the merchant website and at merchant kiosks within the airport.
Fuel Information
Chain fuel stations in
Kazakhstan often accept credit
cards, including American
Express. Let the station
attendant know if you wish to
use your Card. See opposite for
a list of fuel station companies.
Merchant Name*
Helios
Sinnoil
Lukoil
Mobil Oil Center
Kazakhstan
NomadOil
*Source: American Express Global Commercial Card—Global Coverage Strategy, November 2010.
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Hotels
Your American Express Card is
welcome at a variety of lodging
options in Kazakhstan. Please
let the merchant know in
advance if you wish to pay with
your Card. See opposite for a list
of hotels.
Merchant Name*
Address
Telephone
Website
Astana Interhotel
113, Baitursynov Str. - Almaty
+7 (727) 250 7050
www.astana-hotel.info
Dostyk
36, Kurmangazy Str. – Almaty
+7 (727) 333 3000
www.dostyk.kz
Holiday Inn
2d Timiryazev Str. – Almaty
+7 (727) 244 0255
www.holidayinn.com
Hyatt Regency
29/6, Satpayev Ave. – Almaty
+7 (727) 250 1234
almaty.regency.hyatt.com
Intercontinental Almaty
181, Zheltoksan Str. - Almaty
+7 (727) 250 5000
www.interconty-almaty.kz
Rixos Almaty Hotel
506/99, Seifullin Ave. - Almaty
+7 (727) 300 3300
www.rixos.com
Tien Shan
115, Bogenbay Batyr Str. – Almaty
+7 (727) 244 9600
www.ts-hotels.kz
Beijin Palace Soluxe Hotel
27, Sagynak Str. - Astana
+7 (717) 270 1515
www.soluxe-astana.kz
Merchant Name*
Address
Telephone
Cuisine Type
Alasha
20, Ospanov Str. – Almaty
+7 (727) 254 0700
Central Asian
American Bar & Grill
41, Tole Bi Str. – Almaty
+7 (727) 250 5013
American
Barbaris
92/87, Abylay Khan Ave. – Almaty
+7 (727) 341 5050
European; Japanese
Bellagio
197, Gornaya Str. – Almaty
+7 (727) 250 2500
European
Safran
36, Dostyk Ave. – Almaty
+7 (727) 293 8667
Oriental
Tau Dastarkhan
Alma-arasan Tract – Almaty
+7 (727) 275 9187
Kazakh
Zhety Kazyna
18, Bogenbay Batyr Str. – Astana
+ 7 (717) 223 6101
Traditional Kazakh
Portofino
27, Turan Ave. – Astana
+ 7 (717) 240 2034
European
Restaurants
Your American Express Card is
welcome at a variety of
restaurants in Kazakhstan.
Please let the merchant know in
advance if you wish to pay with
your Card. See opposite for a list
of restaurants.
Chain Restaurants
Chain restaurants in Kazakhstan
often accept credit cards,
including American Express.
See opposite for a list of chain
restaurant companies.
Merchant Name*
Pizza Hut
TGI Friday's
Assorti
Patio Pizza, II Patio
Ciao Pizza
Dastarkhan
Gloria Jean’s Coffees
Segafredo
*Source: American Express Global Commercial Card—Global Coverage Strategy, November 2010.
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Additional Information
At American Express we’re constantly working to meet your wider travel needs. Below is a list of additional merchants where your Card
is welcome. Alternatively, you can visit: www.americanexpress.com for a more comprehensive list.
Should you need any further information about Kazakhstan, please visit the Kazakhstan website at: http://en.government.kz or the
tourism website at: www.kazakhstan.com.
Retail
Your American Express Card is
welcome at a variety of retail
merchants in Kazakhstan.
Please let the merchant know in
advance if you wish to pay with
your Card. See opposite for a list
of retail merchants.
Merchant Name*
Address
Telephone
Mega-Almaty Shopping Mall
247A, Rozybaliyev Str. – Almaty
+7 (727) 249 6563
Khan Shatyry Shopping & Entertainment Center
Turan Ave. / Dostyk Str. – Astana
+7 (717) 278 7000
Ramstore
226, Furmanov Str. – Almaty
+7 (727) 258 7575
Silk Way City
71, Tole bi Str. – Almaty
+7 (727) 261 7500
Promenade
44A, Abay Ave. – Almaty
+7 (727) 270 0709
Merchant Name*
Address
Telephone
Central Drugstore
91/97, Furmanov Str. – Almaty
+7 (727) 273 5608
MS Help Drugstore
104, Abylay Khan Ave. – Almaty
+7 (727) 272 0919
Merchant Name*
Address
Telephone
Beibarys Entertaining Complex
Azattyk Ave. – Atyrau
+7 (712) 232 7528
Guns and Roses
52/2 Doatyk Ave. – Almaty
+7 (727) 291 9101
Pharmacy
Your American Express Card is
welcome at a variety of
pharmacies in Kazakhstan.
Please let the merchant know in
advance if you wish to pay with
your Card. See opposite for a list
of pharmacies.
Entertainment
Your American Express Card is
welcome at a variety of
entertainment venues in
Kazakhstan. Please let the
establishment know in advance
if you wish to pay with your
Card. See opposite for a list of
entertainment locations.
*Source: American Express Global Commercial Card—Global Coverage Strategy, November 2010.
ATMs (Automated Teller Machines):
ATMs are located all over Kazakhstan and you can use your American Express Corporate Card to take out cash at any ATM displaying
the American Express logo. You can find ATMs using the following link: amexnetwork.com/atmfinder.
Please note: You can only withdraw cash at ATMs if your Corporate Card is enrolled in Corporate Express Cash (CEC).
Merchant information provided in this Traveler Tip Sheet does not represent a comprehensive list of American Express-accepting
merchants and is subject to change. American Express is providing this information "as-is" and explicitly disclaims any liability
arising from any inaccuracies or incompleteness in such information.
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