The Commonwealth Bank may be Australia’s largest credit card issuer, but its range of frequent flyer credit cards are far from the best: in fact, under recent changes made by the bank, CBA’s cards are now among the worst in the country for earning frequent flyer points on your everyda...
POSTED 16 Aug, 2017 33 Comments
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
ANZ partners with a variety of frequent flyer programs to let its cardholders earn points on every credit card transaction they make, from Virgin Australia Velocity to neighbouring Air New Zealand Airpoints through to Cathay Pacific Asia Miles and even Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer. Members of th...
POSTED 15 Aug, 2017 3 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
With airline partners ranging from Virgin Australia right through to Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Malaysia Airlines and Air New Zealand, Westpac’s credit card-linked Altitude Rewards program gives travellers the freedom to choose how and where they earn and spend frequent flyer point...
POSTED 10 Aug, 2017 4 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
One of the easiest ways to earn frequent flyer points is to pay for your everyday purchases using a points-earning credit card – and to maximise the number of points you can earn, adding your partner or spouse to your credit card account as an ‘additional cardholder’ can be a gr...
POSTED 27 Jul, 2017 11 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
Singapore Airlines’ KrisFlyer frequent flyer scheme is a favourite among savvy spenders, particularly for using miles to fly in business class or even first class to Singapore and beyond. Earning those miles in Australia couldn’t be easier, thanks to a range of KrisFlyer-earning cred...
POSTED 24 Jul, 2017 9 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
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