The Marriott Rewards, Starwood Preferred Guest and The Ritz-Carlton Rewards programs will combine under a new brand from next month. On 13 February 2019, the three programs will merge to become the "Marriott Bonvoy" loyalty program. This will be the final step in the ongoing merger of Starwood and Marriott. The Starwood Preferred Guest, Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Marriott … [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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The American Express David Jones credit cards have become the latest victim of Amex's upcoming rewards program devaluation. Specifically, those who have opted in to earning Qantas Frequent Flyer points with their David Jones Amex or David Jones Amex Platinum card will find their earning potential reduced from 15 April 2019. Last year, Amex publicised significant changes … [Read more...]
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...]
Virgin Australia Velocity members can earn double Flybuys status credits this month when shopping at Coles. By linking your Flybuys card to your Velocity Frequent Flyer account, you'll normally earn 1 Velocity status credit for every $100 spent at Coles, Liquorland and First Choice Liquor each month. You can earn up to 10 status credits per month using this method. With a … [Read more...]
Diners Club will exit the New Zealand market at the end of this month. After 31 December 2018, Diners Club cards issued in New Zealand will stop working. And, from this date, any Diners Club Rewards points of New Zealand cardholders that have not yet been redeemed will be wiped. If you hold a Diners card issued in New Zealand, make sure that you redeem all of your points … [Read more...]