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Card Promotions New ANZ FF Black offer - 130k Qantas points & 75 status credits (July 2020)

Mattg

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It looks like ANZ released a new offer on its Frequent Flyer Black credit card at the beginning of this month.

The offer is now 100,000 bonus Qantas points, 75 status credits and $150 cash back in the first year if you spend at least $3,000 in 3 months. Renew for a second year to get an additional 30,000 Qantas points.

Interesting to see another card offering status credits as part of the sign-up bonus.

 

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I'm about to cancel my ANZ Frequent Flyer Platinum card but doubt I'll be eligible to apply for this...
 

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I'm about to cancel my ANZ Frequent Flyer Platinum card but doubt I'll be eligible to apply for this...
From the T&Cs:

Offer available to new and approved applicants who apply for an ANZ Frequent Flyer Black credit card account. This is a limited time only offer which may be withdrawn or changed at any time without notice. Not available in conjunction with other offers, packages or promotions unless specified, or when transferring from an existing ANZ credit card. Offer not available where you currently hold an ANZ Frequent Flyer, ANZ Frequent Flyer Gold, ANZ Frequent Flyer Platinum or ANZ Frequent Flyer Black credit card, or have closed, or qualified for bonus Qantas Points or a credit back on, any of those ANZ Frequent Flyer credit cards within the previous 12 months.
 

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Don't worry AIRwin ANZ frequently run good sign up bonuses (although the SC are rare) ... there will be something for you in 12.5 months time.

ANZ are my favourite institution to churn. Points post quickly. They are easy to deal with. It almost feels wrong to breakup with them every 15 months or so.
 

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Don't worry AIRwin ANZ frequently run good sign up bonuses (although the SC are rare) ... there will be something for you in 12.5 months time.

ANZ are my favourite institution to churn. Points post quickly. They are easy to deal with. It almost feels wrong to breakup with them every 15 months or so.
Similar to you, I've had this card on 4 separate occasions over the past 5 years and due to a CC offering uncertainty hung onto it over the past 11 months.

I rang up about a fee waiver and was given an unequivocal no. Hindsight says I should have closed earlier and went for a 5th dance although there is no certainty that would have been successful in today's climate.

Card will be cancelled and will see what's available in July/August next year.
 

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My first and last ANZ card was a few years ago. I got rejection twice from ANZ. Other card churning has always gone smoothly. i have a good credit score, never had any problem with credit history. Any insights about the approval process? TIA
 
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Has anyone here applied for the card and received the 75 bonus status credits? If so, did the status credits count towards your lifetime tally?

I know it's in the T&C's that they aren't supposed to, but just interested to see what is actually happening in practice.
 

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Has anyone here applied for the card and received the 75 bonus status credits? If so, did the status credits count towards your lifetime tally?

I know it's in the T&C's that they aren't supposed to, but just interested to see what is actually happening in practice.
The problem with checking to confirm if it is in one's lifetime tally is you would need to keep your own transaction listing for the lifetime tally. You only get a balance displayed on the QFF portal, so unless you remembered an earlier balance or track it somehow on a spreadsheet or something separately one cannot be completely sure.

Actually I might just set that up (Spreadsheet), although if you just accepted a starting balance position as a point in time then you do have 12 months of transaction history available to then do the above comparison.
 
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The problem with checking to confirm if it is in one's lifetime tally is you would need to keep your own transaction listing for the lifetime tally. You only get a balance displayed on the QFF portal, so unless you remembered an earlier balance or track it somehow on a spreadsheet or something separately one cannot be completely sure.
As long as the points credited in your current membership year you would be able to tell by looking at your status activity on the Qantas website. The pie chart showing your lifetime status credits will show you 'earned this year', so if this number is 75 less than your total for the year then you will know they haven't been included in your lifetime tally.
 
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As long as the points credited in your current membership year you would be able to tell by looking at your status activity on the Qantas website. The pie chart showing your lifetime status credits will show you 'earned this year', so if this number is 75 less than your total for the year then you will know they haven't been included in your lifetime tally.
Actually right you are and on closer inspection it shows how many points per year you have earned in your current year and then match to status activity. No spreadsheet required.
 

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