American Express has increased the annual fee of its high-end Amex Platinum Charge card. But the fee increase is justified by new benefits available to cardholders including complimentary Accor Plus membership. With an annual fee of $1,450 - a $250 increase - the Amex Platinum Charge card is the most expensive personal card available in Australia other than the … [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.
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Westpac and St George Bank customers are currently unable to transfer their credit card card reward points to the Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer program online. KrisFlyer is a one of several frequent flyer programs that Westpac Altitude points can be transferred to. KrisFlyer is also a partner of the Amplify Rewards program used by St George, Bank of Melbourne and Bank SA … [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...]
The transfer rates from Amex Membership Rewards to the new combined SPG/Marriott Rewards program have been revealed. The changes to Amex transfers to SPG, taking effect from August, are not pretty! Currently, Australian Amex Membership Rewards points can be converted to Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) Starpoints at a rate of 1:0.5. That is, one Amex point is equal to 0.5 … [Read more...]
Commonwealth Bank has increased its CommBank Awards airline and hotel transfer partners overnight from 2 to 12! In addition to Qantas and Virgin Australia, CommBank Awards points can now be transferred to airlines including United, Japan Airlines and Air France. This creates some interesting new possibilities as several new partners are unique to Commonwealth Bank. Here's … [Read more...]