Westpac is the latest bank to remove Amex companion cards from its credit card line-up. Amex companion cards will no longer be offered to new customers from 1 February 2018. And existing Westpac customers will lose their Amex cards from 4 April 2018. Despite Westpac removing Amex companion cards, the bank has announced a brand new partnership with Amex. Under the new … [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.
If you want to dive a bit deeper into Non-Airline Loyalty Programs you should definitely read our guide on how to Maximise Coles Flybuys & Woolworths Rewards points.
Credit card sign-up bonuses are one of the easiest ways to accumulate frequent flyer points quickly and relatively cheaply! Just by applying for a credit card and paying the annual fee, you can earn thousands of frequent flyer points towards your next trip. If you're thinking about applying for a new credit card, why not take advantage of these great sign-up deals and top up … [Read more...]
A key benefit of the Coles Flybuys loyalty program has been its partnership with Etihad Airways. Until recently, it was possible to transfer Flybuys points to the Etihad Guest frequent flyer program. But last month Flybuys suspended Etihad Guest transfers indefinitely and without notice. Until further notice, it is also no longer possible to earn Flybuys points when booking … [Read more...]
Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) points are a valuable currency for frequent flyers. Starpoints, as they're known, can be transferred to over 30 frequent flyer programs. SPG will even throw in 5,000 bonus points for every 20,000 Starpoints transferred. What's more, SPG is offering a 35% discount on Starpoints purchases until 29 December 2017. Woke up this morning to an email … [Read more...]
"Credit card churning" is a popular strategy to earn serious frequent flyer points for minimal outlay. Many credit cards offer sign-up bonuses, ranging anywhere from 5,000 to 100,000 points, just for getting the card. The idea of "churning" is to take advantage of these credit card sign-up bonus deals. Each new credit card comes with a handy stash of frequent flyer points. … [Read more...]