Commonwealth Bank Awards points can be used in one of two ways. They can either be redeemed directly through the CommBank Awards program, or transferred to an airline frequent flyer program. Direct redemption options include gift vouchers, cash back and merchandise, while Qantas Frequent Flyer and Virgin Australia Velocity are transfer partners. So, which redemptions offer the … [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.
If you want to dive a bit deeper into Non-Airline Loyalty Programs you should definitely read our guide on how to Maximise Coles Flybuys & Woolworths Rewards points.
If you have an overnight stopover or early morning departure in Sydney, you may need to spend a night at an airport hotel. There are numerous hotels near both terminals at Sydney Airport, with each offering different prices and levels of service. One particular hotel is located very conveniently to the international terminal. Others are a considerable distance from the airport, … [Read more...]
ANZ credit card holders will no longer earn frequent flyer points when paying tax to the Australian Tax Office (ATO). From 27 February 2016, ATO payments are specifically excluded from point earning. ANZ is just the latest in a series of credit card providers to reduce or remove the ability to earn points when paying the tax office by credit card. Numerous banks, including … [Read more...]
Following a resounding backlash from AFF members, Citibank has reversed its snap decision to slash the rate at which Citi Rewards points can be transferred to airline frequent flyer programs. Last week, Citibank provided no notice before increasing the number of the Citi Rewards points required for a transfer to Velocity Frequent Flyer and Singapore’s KrisFlyer program by up … [Read more...]
The recent major devaluation of the Woolworths Rewards program has left many former Woolies customers looking to Coles and its Flybuys loyalty program. While Woolworths has axed its partnership with Qantas, Flybuys recently began partnering with Etihad Airways. As Etihad miles can now be earned while shopping at Coles, Flybuys has become significantly more attractive to savvy … [Read more...]