The fee-free 28 Degrees Global Platinum Mastercard is one of the best credit cards for overseas travel and online shopping. It's one of a range of Australian credit cards with no international transaction fees - some of which even award frequent flyer points. When travelling overseas or paying in a foreign currency online, it's prudent to use a credit card that charges no … [Read more...]
Australian Frequent Flyers are always looking at ways to earn points. Flying is the obvious way to earn points, but you can also buy Qantas points. While not great value, buying points is useful if you are just short of frequent flyer points needed for an upgrade or award flight.
Just short of the next status tier with Qantas Frequent Flyer? If you haven't quite flown enough in your membership year to qualify (or re-qualify) for elite status, you might consider undertaking a Qantas status run. Status credits, which count towards your membership level with the airline, can only be earned by flying. The concept of a "status run" is therefore to book a … [Read more...]
Signing up for a new mobile phone plan with Optus? You may be able to earn Velocity Frequent Flyer points with Optus. Optus has been partnering with Velocity Frequent Flyer to offer bonus points when you sign up for a new plan via limited-time promotions since November 2019. Currently, Optus is offering up to 30,000 Velocity Frequent Flyer points if you sign up for a new … [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...]
Virgin Australia's Velocity Frequent Flyer program is offering bonus points if you book a return Etihad Airways flight from Australia to the Middle East, Europe or Africa. When you book an Etihad flight in Economy class by 29 February 2020, you'll earn enough bonus Velocity points to book a one-way Virgin Australia Economy class flight of up to 600 miles, such as … [Read more...]