The Australian credit card market is a competitive space. So, many banks offer additional benefits to cardholders as an enticement to sign up. These include complimentary travel insurance, bonus credit card sign-up points and even free flights. Another benefit offered with some credit cards is airport lounge access. Around a dozen Australian credit cards offer a couple of … [Read more...]
Credit Cards and their loyalty programs is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. We provide tips, tricks and chat about the various credit card loyalty programs available in Australia. These include cards from American Express, ANZ, Citibank, Commonwealth Bank, Diners Club, National Australia Bank, and Westpac.
To ensure you don't pay foreign exchange fees while overseas, use cards such as the popular 28 Degrees Mastercard for fee-free foreign exchange transactions.
If you have to cancel upcoming travel due to the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) outbreak, your travel insurance policy may cover some or all of the costs. But this will depend on your policy and various other factors. If you're relying on credit card travel insurance, it is important to note that some credit card travel insurance policies specifically exclude claims … [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 could earn tens or even hundreds of thousands of frequent flyer points towards your next trip! There are lots of great credit card sign-up offers available in Australia for both Qantas points … [Read more...]
"Buy now, pay later" services such as Afterpay have grown in popularity over recent years. In fact, 39% of online shoppers in Australia have used one of these services and 10% use them whenever possible, according to a recent Power Retail Report. But could using services like Afterpay affect your credit rating? The number of online retailers offering Afterpay has … [Read more...]
Right now, Australia's banks are offering more credit card sign-up offers - with higher amounts of bonus points available - than ever before. These offers of up to 150,000 bonus frequent flyer points, just for applying for a new credit card, are great for frequent flyer point collectors! However, banks are also getting smarter about their credit card promotions. In an … [Read more...]