Most hotels take customer service very seriously. And it's not hard to see why. Most cities have literally hundreds of hotels, and all offer the same basic service. So, personalised customer service is seen as a key differentiator to drive loyalty and attract repeat business - especially for high-end hotels. At some hotel chains, it is standard practice to leave a … [Read more...]
Non-Airline Loyalty Programs
Non-Airline Loyalty Programs is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. In this category we provide tips, tricks and chat about Non-Airline Loyalty Programs. This includes credit cards, hotels and supermarket loyalty programs.
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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...]
American Express (Amex) has announced a significant devaluation to its Membership Rewards program. From 15 April 2019, most Amex cardholders will earn fewer points when spending money on their credit cards. Changes to Amex earn and burn rates To summarise the changes, earn rates on Amex's range of direct-earn Qantas and Velocity Frequent Flyer cards are being reduced by 0.25 … [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...]
If you have a Westpac credit card that earns Altitude Rewards points, now is your last chance to transfer your points before the upcoming devaluation. On Friday 9 November 2018, Westpac will increase the number of Altitude Rewards points required when transferring to most frequent flyer program partners. This also means you'll soon earn fewer airline frequent flyer points per … [Read more...]