If you have the American Express Platinum Charge Card, you can quickly elevate yourself to Gold status in the Hilton Honors program: unlocking perks like free daily breakfast, space-available room upgrades and more, at hotels such as Hilton, Waldorf Astoria, Conrad and DoubleTree by Hilton. Howe...
POSTED 22 Mar, 2018 4 Comments
Many American Express cards include ‘travel credits’ every year – essentially a travel voucher that you can spend on bookings made through American Express – and while you can typically cash these in these on flights, hotels or car hire, some of these bookings can prove mo...
POSTED 19 Mar, 2018 8 Comments
International travel can be tiring, but even if you’re flying forward in premium economy, airport lounge access is rarely included as part of the parcel – and that’s where the right credit card (or charge card) comes in handy, to help you relax and unwind before your flight. Wh...
POSTED 15 Mar, 2018 4 Comments
Nobody likes paying credit card annual fees, but some cards lessen the sting by giving you free 'travel credits' every year, to spend on flights, hotel stays or car hire, the value of which can often surpass the annual fee paid. For example, if your card has a $195 annual fee but a $200 travel c...
POSTED 14 Mar, 2018 19 Comments
Does your Velocity Frequent Flyer balance need a little boost before you can unlock your next free flight or upgrade to business class? Then take a look at this month's top credit card offers, which place over three quarters of a million Velocity points on the table for successful applicants. Ri...
POSTED 13 Mar, 2018 0 Comments
The leaves may soon start falling from the trees, but so far this autumn, Australia's credit card sign-up deals remain as hot as summer, with up to 150,000 bonus Qantas Points from a single card application, and almost 1.5 million bonus frequent flyer points on the table from these offers alone. ...
POSTED 9 Mar, 2018 11 Comments
Australian HSBC credit card customers can now save money on dining, travel, activities and more thanks to complimentary membership in the Frequent Values program run by Entertainment Publications: the company behind the better-known Entertainment Books. Among the perks are discounts of 20% at th...
POSTED 7 Mar, 2018 0 Comments
Savvy travellers know that an American Express Platinum charge card grants unlimited access to Virgin Australia, Delta and Priority Pass airport lounges, plus AMEX’s own-brand facilities such as at Sydney Airport. But here's something else: the AMEX Platinum charge card also opens the...
POSTED 1 Mar, 2018 12 Comments
Westpac is now tempting shoppers with an offer of 80,000 bonus Qantas Points on a new Westpac Altitude Black World Mastercard – more than enough for a return business class trip between Australia’s east coast and New Zealand, or an upgrade from business class to first class from Sydne...
POSTED 27 Feb, 2018 7 Comments
If you often travel with Singapore Airlines, having the right credit card (or charge card) in your wallet can help you earn more points for free flights and upgrades, and could even be your ticket to airport lounge access in Australia, Singapore and further afield. Such cards are particularly us...
POSTED 20 Feb, 2018 16 Comments
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