American Express (Amex) operates its own lounge in the international terminal of Sydney Airport. A new Amex Lounge in Melbourne will also open later this month. Access to these lounges is complimentary for certain Amex cardholders. Even if you already have frequent flyer status or an airline lounge membership, this can be a valuable benefit. Lounge access is available in … [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...]
If you have a Coles Rewards MasterCard credit card, now is your last chance to earn Flybuys points for ATO tax payments. From 5 March 2018, the card will no longer award points for "government related transactions" including tax payments. The change coincides with Citibank taking over the Coles Rewards MasterCard from Latitude Financial Services, which will also happen on 5 … [Read more...]
Woolworths Qantas Platinum cardholders will have their earn rate halved to just 0.5 Qantas points per $1 spent from 1 April 2018. It's just the latest in a series of cuts to a credit card that was once highly competitive. The Woolworths Qantas Platinum credit card currently awards 1 Qantas point per dollar for the first $2,500 spent per month. Once this cap is reached, only … [Read more...]
Virgin Australia is once again offering a 15% bonus on Flybuys transfers to Velocity Frequent Flyer this month. You'll earn a 15% bonus on Flybuys points transferred to Virgin's Velocity Frequent Flyer program until 22 February 2018. This means that you'll receive 1,000 Velocity points - up from the usual 870 Velocity points - for every 2,000 Flybuys points transferred. A … [Read more...]