There is now less than a month to go until major changes to American Express - the biggest shake-up to Australian credit card rewards since the RBA regulation changes of 2017 - take effect. On Monday 15 April 2019, a significant devaluation will hit Amex credit cards and the Amex Membership Rewards program in Australia. If you have Amex Membership Rewards Ascent or Gateway … [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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Last week we showed you the best credit cards for earning Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer miles in Australia. This week we turn our attention to the Cathay Pacific Asia Miles program. Asia Miles is the popular frequent flyer program of Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific. Asia Miles can be redeemed for flights and upgrades on Cathay Pacific, as well as flights on any Oneworld … [Read more...]
Accor's Le Club loyalty program is due for a brand refresh. From late 2019, Le Club will become Accor ALL, which we're told stands for "Accor Live Limitless". This will become the single, combined loyalty program of Accor's existing and newly-acquired brands - some of which still have their own loyalty programs. Hotel brands to be brought under the Accor ALL portfolio will … [Read more...]
Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer is one of the most popular overseas frequent flyer programs in Australia. KrisFlyer miles are highly valuable as Singapore Airlines has a competitive frequent flyer program. There's good award availability on Singapore Airlines flights - including in Business and First class - and no fuel surcharges. KrisFlyer miles can also be used to fly on over … [Read more...]
An AFF member was mortified recently to discover an Australian hotel had processed $500 in erroneous charges after check-out. Mark3000 called the hotel to ask why their credit card had been charged $500 without their knowledge. The "aggressive" hotel manager claimed that this member had caused damage to the room. Mark3000 refutes this claim and the hotel has refused to … [Read more...]