Credit Cards that offer bonus points on overseas, foreign and non-Australian dollar purchases
A handful of credit cards offer extra points for most transactions you make that aren't in Australian dollars. If you shop frequently overseas, or travel a lot, this is a great way to increase your points earn potential from your credit card.
Citi Prestige Visa offering 70,000 bonus Citi Rewards Points and a vast range of perks, but with points earn rates changing on 15th June
The Citi Prestige Visa is a card for the aggressive points collector – the card has a minimum income requirement of at least $150k – and has an annual fee of $700 – but with high points earn rates, a large number of frequent flyer program transfer partners, and a vast range of perks.
Qantas Ultimate American Express offering 55,000 bonus Qantas Points and complimentary domestic flight
American Express’ Qantas Ultimate card has 55,000 bonus Qantas points on offer, with a free Qantas domestic flight each year and is aimed at those who can maximise the Qantas Points earned for bonuses at restaurants, Qantas, for overseas and travel expenditure.
Up to 90,000 bonus Qantas Points or Amplify Rewards Points on offer with the Amplify Signature & Platinum Visas
St. George and Bank of Melbourne are offering up to 90,000 bonus Qantas or Amplify Rewards points with the Amplify Signature Visa. The card offers 0.75 Qantas Points per dollar spent, or 1.5 Amplify Rewards points (which also equal 0.75 Velocity Points, KrisFlyer or Enrich Miles).
80,000 NAB Rewards points (transferrable to 40,000 Velocity Points) plus no first year annual fee with NAB Rewards Business Platinum Visa
NAB Rewards allows you to transfer points to Velocity, Asia Miles and Air NZ Airpoints, and offers bonus points for overseas spend and purchases at major department and hardware stores.
80,000 NAB Rewards points (transferrable to 40,000 Velocity Points) plus no first year annual fee with NAB Rewards Platinum Visa
The NAB Rewards Platinum Visa is the higher points earner in the new NAB Rewards Visa range, earning 0.5 Velocity Points per $. It’s good to have an additional flexible points program card that’s worth considering for those who want a range of points redemption options.
American Express is offering 80,000 Membership Rewards sign up bonus points with the Platinum Charge card. It’s a great card for those who want lots of additional benefits with no pre-set spending limit, plus the ability to transfer to all major points currencies.
The American Express Platinum Business Charge Card is offering a 100,000 bonus Membership Rewards points, and offers points, travel and other perks for Business owners.
Emirates Citi World Mastercard has 50,000 bonus Skywards Miles on offer, Starwood Gold status, Emirates lounge and limo benefits with 1/2 annual fee
The Emirates World MasterCard has 50,000 bonus Skywards Miles on offer, with (up to a) 10% discount off Emirates flights after using the card – there are a few conditions to note though.
No annual fee with the Altitude Business card - good for high points earn with Qantas, Velocity, KrisFlyer & Asia Miles
Westpac have renewed their no annual fee on their Altitude Business Card range – while there’s no signup bonus for these cards, for those looking for a reliable Business card with a high points earn […]