Commonwealth Bank has launched a new credit card that could be attractive to frequent travellers. The CommBank Ultimate Awards card offers frequent flyer points, no overseas transaction fees and a waived monthly fee if you spend at least $2,500 per month. With this card, you'll earn up to 3 CommBank Awards points per $1 spent on international purchases, either while overseas … [Read more...]
The Commonwealth Bank is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. We provide tips, tricks and chat about the various CBA credit cards available in Australia.
As an alternative to CBA-issued cards, consider the Velocity Global Wallet for lower forex transaction fees when travelling overseas.
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...]
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. On 5 November 2018, CommBank awards also added Cathay Pacific's Asia Miles program to its list of transfer … [Read more...]
The Commonwealth Bank is the latest Australian bank to slash the number of points earned on its Awards credit cards. The rate at which Qantas Frequent Flyer points are earned on the bank’s high-end Diamond and Platinum credit cards will be cut from May. Diamond cardholders will see points earned on their Amex cards fall from 1.5 to 1.2 points per dollar, while MasterCard … [Read more...]
Commonwealth Bank Awards points can be used in one of two ways. They can either be redeemed directly through the CommBank Awards program, or transferred to an airline frequent flyer program. Direct redemption options include gift vouchers, cash back and merchandise, while Qantas Frequent Flyer and Virgin Australia Velocity are transfer partners. So, which redemptions offer the … [Read more...]