Amex cardholders in Australia and New Zealand will no longer be able to use their Priority Pass benefits at airport restaurants from 1 August 2019. In addition to airport lounge access, Priority Pass members normally receive a $36 food & beverage credit at participating airport bars, restaurants and cafes. Priority Pass began to partner with airport restaurants a few … [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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There are a range of new credit card sign-up deals available in June 2019, including from CommBank. It is unusual for CommBank to offer bonus points to new customers, however their credit cards are not great value and the current deals don't come with enough bonus points to make our list. We've also seen some new deals from Bankwest, which made a range of changes to its credit … [Read more...]
Free travel insurance is a benefit that comes with many Australian credit cards. This can be a handy feature if you're travelling overseas and need basic insurance coverage. But does credit card travel insurance go the distance, or is it wise to purchase a separate policy? Credit card companies are able to offer free insurance to credit card holders by purchasing … [Read more...]
Many frequent flyers will be familiar with the scourge of the airline industry that is fuel and carrier surcharges. These are arbitrary surcharges that many airlines add to the cost of a flight in the same way as they add genuine government taxes and airport charges. Sadly, the hotel industry has started to adopt a similar practice. "Resort fees", as they're known, are now … [Read more...]
This week, American Airlines launched a new partnership with Hyatt Hotels. American Airlines AAdvantage members with Platinum or higher status have been offered a complimentary status match to an equivalent tier in the World of Hyatt program. So, in addition to benefits when flying, AAdvantage Platinum members can now receive perks such as late check-out and room upgrades when … [Read more...]