A member new to the world of frequent flyer points is pondering credit cards and point maximisation. They have a significant amount of expenses that they can put on their credit card each year, but face a surcharge from their supplier for doing so. Is the surcharge worth the frequent flyer points? I am in a position where I can potentially put $500k a year on the credit card … [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.
If you want to earn tens of thousands of frequent flyer points with credit cards, you should definitely read our guide on how to take advantage of Credit Card Sign-up Bonuses.
Our members are lamenting the recent changes to a once popular credit card. The Woolworths Money Qantas Platinum credit card has long been a favourite due to its low annual fee and good Qantas points earning rate. However the card has changed in recent months for the worse. Late last year the card was taken over from HSBC by Macquarie Bank. At the time of the changeover, the … [Read more...]
Have you ever been waiting in line at a supermarket self checkout frustrated at how slow people are paying for their groceries? Lately, there might be a good reason why. It seems some of our members prefer to pay for their purchase in small increments! Regarding Coles & Woolworths ...I'm now doing 99 - 149 transactions per day !…..I found, I can do 49 - 50 ( per card ) at … [Read more...]
American Express has long been known for its generous rewards program. With many suppliers taking Amex as payment, it often does not take long to amass a good haul. Having got those points, a common question is often asked, how best to spend them? I have approx 600k of American Express points and next April (2015) I need to fly to Turkey with my wife then return 2 weeks later. … [Read more...]
Travel often involves the pleasures of new experience. Exploring new cities and countries as well as cultures is one of the main reasons many of us travel. But unfamiliarity can be a foe as well as a friend. When things go wrong, just finding help in your language can be problematic. In such situations, travel insurance can come in very handy. One of our members wonders if … [Read more...]