We're lucky in Australia to have a relatively competitive credit card market. Our banks routinely offer up to 150,000 bonus frequent flyer points to new customers, and there is a wide range of point-earning credit cards to choose from. This is not something that can be said for most countries around the world. But, as the saying goes, "everything's bigger in America". While … [Read more...]
Frequent Flyer Credit Cards
Here we provide tips, tricks and chat about Frequent Flyer Credit cards. This is probably the most common way to earn tens of thousands of frequent flyer points, and you never even need to get onboard an aircraft!
Unfortunately, most Australian Frequent Flyer credit cards have high fees when transacting in foreign currency. Cards which don't have these fees include the 28 Degree Mastercard and the humble Coles Mastercard.
With Australia in the midst of a financial crisis, "buy now, pay later" services have become increasingly popular lately. It's already prompted Afterpay to start offering Qantas Frequent Flyer points. And now, American Express is launching a new "Plan It" feature for its own cardholders. Amex launches "Plan It" payment instalments American Express card holders in Australia … [Read more...]
If you're in the market for a new credit card, sign-up bonus points offers can be an easy way to extra Qantas Frequent Flyer points in the process! Many banks changed their credit card sign-up offers at the start of the new financial year. As of July 2020, there are currently four Australian credit cards offering 100,000 or more bonus sign-up Qantas points. This month, … [Read more...]
It’s not everyday that you can earn Qantas status credits without flying. But over the past few months, it has been possible to earn limited amounts of status credits by shopping at Woolworths and filling up at BP. The Woolworths & BP promos have finished. But thanks to a current Qantas Premier Platinum credit card offer, you can now earn 75 status credits – and a handy … [Read more...]
On long-haul flights, sometimes silence is bliss. That's why so many frequent flyers use noise-cancelling headphones to drown out the noise of aircraft engines and fellow passengers. Noise-cancelling headphones may seem like magic, but there's some very sophisticated science that goes into providing the perfect listening experience. Many years ago Hossein Seif Zadeh, who has … [Read more...]