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...]
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.
Bankwest is reducing the number of Qantas Frequent Flyer points that can be earned with its Qantas Transaction Account. Currently, you can earn 5 Qantas points per transaction made using the debit card that comes with this bank account. The bank account balance also accrues interest in the form of Qantas points at a rate of 0.4 points per day for every $100 in the account. … [Read more...]
Just months after withdrawing it to new applicants, Citibank has re-launched its Citi Prestige credit card with fewer benefits than before. But the $700 annual fee has not been reduced. The new-but-not-improved Citi Prestige card was put back on the market at the beginning of this month. Meanwhile, Citibank has rebranded several of its other Australian credit cards. As of 19 … [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...]
In Australia, the highest publicly available American Express card is the Amex Platinum Charge card. Costing $1,450 per year, this card comes with some serious perks including airport lounge access and status with several hotel chains. But there's another Amex card that's so exclusive, you have to be invited to apply. The Amex Centurion card, which is physically made of … [Read more...]