The Australian credit card market is a competitive space. So, many banks offer additional benefits to cardholders as an enticement to sign up. These include complimentary travel insurance, bonus credit card sign-up points and even free flights. Another benefit offered with some credit cards is airport lounge access. Around a dozen Australian credit cards offer a couple of … [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.
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...]
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...]
Qantas Wine is an online retailer selling wine, spirits and gourmet food. One of the reasons that it's so popular among Qantas Frequent Flyer members is the ability to earn Qantas points on wine purchases - often with generous bonus points available. Anyone can purchase wine from the Qantas Wine online store, but there are some additional benefits available to premium … [Read more...]
"Buy now, pay later" services such as Afterpay have grown in popularity over recent years. In fact, 39% of online shoppers in Australia have used one of these services and 10% use them whenever possible, according to a recent Power Retail Report. But could using services like Afterpay affect your credit rating? The number of online retailers offering Afterpay has … [Read more...]