Credit card sign-up bonuses are one of the easiest ways to accumulate frequent flyer points quickly and relatively cheaply. You could earn up to 410,000 bonus points from the top credit card sign-up deals for September 2018! We're seeing an interesting phenomenon lately with banks staggering the bonus points over several months. Instead of handing out a large lump-sum of … [Read more...]
Non-Airline Loyalty Programs
Non-Airline Loyalty Programs is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. In this category we provide tips, tricks and chat about Non-Airline Loyalty Programs. This includes credit cards, hotels and supermarket loyalty programs.
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Westpac will increase the number of Altitude Rewards points required when transferring to most frequent flyer program partners. The Altitude devaluation takes effect from 9 November 2018. This means you'll soon earn fewer airline frequent flyer points per dollar spent on your Westpac Altitude credit card. You'll soon need to redeem 3 Westpac Altitude points for every 1 … [Read more...]
The ACCC is suing hotel booking website Trivago in the Federal Court for misleading advertising. It alleges that Trivago misleads customers into believing they are getting the best hotel price when this is not always the case. Trivago, which is owned by Expedia, is an aggregator website that compares the cost of hotel rooms on different booking websites. Customers can search … [Read more...]
Citibank has started offering Diners Club companion cards for free with selected Citibank credit cards. The companion cards do not cost any extra and come with some unique benefits. These include a higher earn rate of frequent flyer points and no foreign transaction fees. The Diners Club companion card is available in conjunction with any Citi Prestige, Signature or Platinum … [Read more...]
Last weekend, the long and arduous process of merging Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) and Marriott Rewards accounts began. The SPG/Marriott Rewards merge began on 18 August. The process has been taking longer than originally expected, but the new combined loyalty program is slowly starting to take shape. Merging your SPG and Marriott Rewards accounts If you already have … [Read more...]