Many frequent flyers will be familiar with the scourge of the airline industry that is fuel and carrier surcharges. These are arbitrary surcharges that many airlines add to the cost of a flight in the same way as they add genuine government taxes and airport charges. Sadly, the hotel industry has started to adopt a similar practice. "Resort fees", as they're known, are now … [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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This week, American Airlines launched a new partnership with Hyatt Hotels. American Airlines AAdvantage members with Platinum or higher status have been offered a complimentary status match to an equivalent tier in the World of Hyatt program. So, in addition to benefits when flying, AAdvantage Platinum members can now receive perks such as late check-out and room upgrades when … [Read more...]
CommBank Awards may be Australia's largest credit card rewards program, but it is certainly not the most competitive. Not a single CommBank Awards credit card makes it into our lists of the top-earning Qantas, Velocity or Asia Miles credit cards in Australia. In addition, all CommBank Awards credit cards have annual limits on the number of points that can be earned and the … [Read more...]
Credit card sign-up bonuses are one of the easiest ways to accumulate frequent flyer points quickly and relatively cheaply! By applying for a credit card and paying the annual fee, you can earn tens of 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 … [Read more...]
Credit card sign-up bonus points are one of the easiest ways to earn large quantities of frequent flyer points for relatively minimal outlay. During special promotions, many banks offer tens or even hundreds of thousands of bonus points to new customers that sign up for credit cards. With so many points on offer, it's easy to see why many take credit card churning (the art … [Read more...]