Credit Cards that offer bonus points for booking travel - airfare, hotels and cruises
There are a few ways to earn bonus points on travel purchases when using your credit card. Given airfare and hotel spend are fairly likely to be larger transactions than average, gaining extra points for them can be lucrative.
This is especially true if you can turn yourself into your de facto travel agent for your family and friends travel bookings and have them pay you back!
Some credits cards offer bonus points for retailers categorised as a travel provider - think Expedia, Hotels.com, Flightcentre, Cruises and other travel agent type operations - and are outlined below.
Qantas Ultimate American Express offering 75 Qantas Status Credits to help toward status renewal plus 75,000 bonus Qantas Points
American Express’ Qantas Ultimate card has 75,000 bonus Qantas points and 75 Status Credits 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.
This is the highest bonus we’ve seen offered on this card, available until 30 March. 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 back to 150,000 bonus Membership Rewards points, and offers points, travel and other perks for Business owners.
American Express have ended their 3 month run of offering 100,000 bonus points on the Velocity Platinum card, reducing it back to the normal 50,000 points from here out. While the sign up bonus is […]