American Express is accepted in many places, but there are still times when you’ll need to swipe your Mastercard or Visa instead – and that’s where having a solid back-up option to your AMEX card can keep you earning a respectable number of points. Australian Business Traveller...
POSTED 16 Aug, 2017 8 Comments
Spenders with the Qantas American Express Ultimate credit card will soon receive new airport lounge perks, wine club membership and extra frequent flyer points on that wine spend, plus a $450 travel credit each year: all from October 31 2017. Top of the roster: two complimentary Qantas lounge in...
POSTED 14 Aug, 2017 17 Comments
American Express Explorer and Business Explorer cardholders can convert their Membership Rewards Gateway credit card points into frequent flyer points with eight partner airlines and two hotel chains: but which of these programs present the best value for savvy spenders? With AMEX Explorer custo...
POSTED 11 Aug, 2017 5 Comments
Many credit cards offer perks like frequent flyer points and airport lounge access, but some cards take care of you after your flight, with benefits such as hotel room upgrades, daily breakfast and complimentary late check-outs on eligible stays. Some cards achieve that by boosting you to the el...
POSTED 8 Aug, 2017 2 Comments
EXCLUSIVE | American Express will open a lounge at Melbourne Airport’s international terminal later this year, building on the popularity of the company’s existing Sydney Airport lounge. As in Sydney, the Melbourne American Express Lounge will offer barista-crafted coffee, buffet din...
POSTED 7 Aug, 2017 12 Comments
It may be the middle winter, but that doesn't mean your balance of Qantas Frequent Flyer points needs to freeze over – with over half a million Qantas Points on the table under these top offers from American Express, ANZ, NAB and Westpac. Even just one card application can furnish up to 12...
POSTED 26 Jul, 2017 4 Comments
American Express Platinum and Centurion cardholders will no longer be able to skip the queues at passport control and security screening when flying internationally from Sydney Airport, with access to the Express Path lanes ending on July 31 2017. Although traditionally reserved for business cla...
POSTED 18 Jul, 2017 14 Comments
With the Reserve Bank's cuts to credit card 'interchange fees' now in force, many Australian credit card issuers are vying to make their cards appealing to points-savvy spenders, with over 700,000 Virgin Australia Velocity points currently on the table through an array of top offers from American...
POSTED 18 Jul, 2017 1 Comment
American Express’ new Business Explorer credit card allows entrepreneurs to earn frequent flyer points on their business purchases at generous and uncapped rates, with an annual fee of $395 that won’t break the bank. Attached to the Membership Rewards Gateway (MRG) program, cardholde...
POSTED 17 Jul, 2017 6 Comments
Banks across Australia are making substantial changes to the way that credit card users can earn frequent flyer points – but even if your current card is in the firing line, you can still scoop up a solid number of Virgin Australia Velocity points on your everyday spends. For instance, you...
POSTED 10 Jul, 2017 6 Comments
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