Bank Rewards Program Credit Cards
Bank Rewards Programs are where your credit card earns points in the bank's points currency, which can then be transferred out to frequent flyer programs on demand - we call these 'flexible points programs' as they offer a number of benefits and differences over 'direct-earn', airline-branded credit cards. Flexible points programs and linked credit cards are a power-up for points-collectors.
Credit Cards & Bank Rewards Program Guides
Why Earn Bank Rewards Program Points
Why I rate ‘flexible points programs’ - a beginner intro to flexible points currencies and the credit card rewards programs that offer them
As part of my beginners course to earning more points I cover off the value of flexible points programs in a fair bit of detail. I realised I’ve never really explained the basic concepts of […]
Offers for Using Bank Rewards Program Points
Velocity has launched its latest twice-yearly offer of 15% bonus points for transfers from its partner flybuys program for the next week. This is a good deal for those who had a specific Virgin Australia flight redemption in mind.
There’s a new bonus offer running for points transfers from the few credit card rewards programs that offer on demand points transfers to Qantas Frequent Flyer – matching their usual deal when this offer is running.
Buying Bank Rewards Program Points
How to buy American Express Membership Rewards points from Amex directly - useful for transfers to other frequent flyer programs
American Express Membership Rewards cards have a somewhat hidden option – you can buy points to top up your account for a redemption, and the cost is not actually that unreasonable. This is possible for […]