We've seen some incredible bonus point offers circulating recently. A recent Amex sign-up bonus that saw new cardholders rewarded with 100,000 Virgin Velocity frequent flyer points. But a new promotion from NAB sees more than double that number of bonus points on the table, with a quarter of a million Velocity points on offer to new home loan customers. This is not an offer … [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.
If you have an Amex credit card, you’re probably earning Amex Membership Rewards points. These points can be transferred to a variety of airline or other loyalty programs. But which is the best program to transfer points into to ensure maximum returns? Amex Membership Rewards points can be transferred to numerous airline loyalty programs, mostly at a generous rate of 1:1. … [Read more...]
One member has noticed that many credit card companies are more than willing to waive their annual card fees for long-term customers if they think the customer might cancel the card. This member has not paid an annual fee on any of their current credit cards. Some of their cards are fee-free for life, while the fee on other cards has been waived just by threatening to cancel … [Read more...]
Some American Express cardholders are in for a nasty surprise in November. From 1 November 2015, Amex's fee-free cards and a small range of corporate cards will no longer be a part of the popular Membership Rewards Ascent program. This program will instead be replaced by the Gateway program, resulting in a range of significant devaluations. Under the new "Gateway" program, … [Read more...]
Many credit cards come with value-adding features. These features vary considerably, but one of the more notable benefits to come with some cards is free flights. One particular card, the Amex Platinum Edge credit card, comes with a complimentary return flight on Virgin Australia every year, among other features. And with an annual fee under $200, one member wonders if it is in … [Read more...]