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Guide to the American Express Membership Rewards program – Gateway, Ascent, transfer partners & tips

American Express Membership Rewards is the ‘go to’ program of choice for the savvy points collector, with the most airline and hotel points transfer partners of the major credit card points programs.

It’s where I focus most of my efforts in collecting my points, and the first rewards program I advise anyone who wants to spend a little time understanding the value of ‘flexible points programs’ to look at.

With the addition of the American Express Explorer card and increased importance of the new flavour of the Membership Rewards Gateway variant of the program, I’ve revisited this intro guide to Membership Rewards to make sure everyone knows the ins and outs of the program, it’s transfer partners, quirks and benefits.

Why choose Membership Rewards?

Here are a few quick reasons…

  • One of the highest earn rates for Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Miles or Cathay Pacific Asia Miles on domestic spend
  • The primary way to earn Starwood Preferred Guest points from credit card spend in Australia
  • A range of cards with different category-based earn rates, such as bonus points on travel or at supermarkets
  • Frequent offers for statement credits or bonus points for spend at certain retailers
  • No points expiry as long as your Membership Rewards account with American Express is active
  • Frequent promotions and bonus partners to earn and use points more effectively
  • And what I like most, the ability to accrue points in a way that allows you to look at the right program’s redemption opportunities for your future travel needs – you can defer the decision as to which program in which to keep your points until you want to use them.

Types of Membership Rewards programs in Australia

The Membership Rewards program in Australia comes in several flavours – David Jones, Choices, Gateway, Ascent, Ascent Premium and Spirit.

I’m mostly interested in the Membership Rewards Ascent, Ascent Premium & Gateway programs thanks to their ability to transfer out partner frequent flyer and hotel programs at decent rates.

Here a quick summary on the differences:

  • There’s little difference between the Ascent and Ascent Premium programs. Ascent Premium is only available on the American Express Platinum Charge (and Platinum Business Charge) cards. Ascent Premium offers the ability to transfer points to Qantas.
  • Membership Rewards Ascent generally offers the ability to transfer points to frequent flyer programs at 1 Membership Rewards point = 1 frequent flyer point, while Membership Rewards Gateway transfers at a lower rate of 1 Membership Rewards point = 0.75 frequent flyer points
  • David Jones Membership Rewards & Membership Rewards Gateway have different (poorer) transfer rates to partner programs than Ascent – more on this later
  • David Jones cards can be linked to David Jones Membership Rewards or can earn Qantas Points, but not both

Otherwise:

  • Spirit is only available on the Qantas Corporate or Business cards.
  • Choices only allows for redemptions within the Membership Rewards scheme, i.e. no transfer of points out.

Membership Rewards Ascent & Ascent Premium

Membership Rewards Ascent and Ascent Premium are currently the most common type of Membership Rewards program linked to Amex cards out there, with the Platinum Edge, Platinum Charge and Business Accelerator the key cards linked to Ascent.

The primary benefit of Ascent is that the transfer rate of Membership Rewards points to frequent flyer programs is 1 point = 1 frequent flyer point. Ascent Premium then adds Qantas Frequent Flyer as a transfer partner for Platinum Charge cardholders, and also offers a 1:1 transfer rate to Emirates Skywards with Ascent Premium, instead of 1:0.75 with Ascent.

American Express Ascent Rewards PartnersTransfer Rates
Velocity Points
Krisflyer Miles
Asia Miles
Malaysia Airlines Enrich
Etihad Guest Miles
Thai Royal Orchid Plus
Virgin Atlantic
Qantas Points*
1 Membership Rewards point = 1 frequent flyer point
Emirates Skywards1 Membership Rewards point = 0.75 frequent flyer point *
Air New Zealand Airpoints100 Membership Rewards points = 1 Airpoints Dollar
Hilton HHonors1000 Membership Rewards points = 1000 HHonors points
Starwood Preferred Guest1 Membership Rewards point = 0.5 frequent flyer point
* Platinum Charge cardholders can add Qantas as a transfer partner plus better 1:1 transfer rate to Skywards

Membership Rewards Gateway

The American Express Membership Rewards Gateway program is increasing in prominence but is still linked to a minority of cards – primarily the American Express Explorer and American Express Essential.

The key differences of Gateway to Ascent are:

  • Transfer rates to most airlines are 1 Membership Rewards point = 0.75 frequent flyer points
  • Virgin Atlantic Flying Club is not a transfer partner
  • Transfer rates to Starwood and Hilton are the same as Ascent despite frequent flyer program transfer rates being poorer – this is a big plus for the value of Gateway given that the Membership Rewards point earn rate on the Explorer is high at 2 points per dollar, and that Starpoints are a valuable currency
American Express Gateway Rewards PartnersTransfer Rates
Asia Miles
Emirates Skywards
Etihad Guest
Malaysian Airlines Enrich
Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer
THAI Royal Orchid Plus
Velocity Frequent Flyer
1 Membership Rewards point = 0.75 frequent flyer point
Starwood Preferred Guest1 Membership Rewards point = 0.5 Starpoints
Hilton Honors1 Membership Rewards point = 1 Honors point
Air New Zealand Airpoints100 Membership Rewards points = 0.75 Airpoints
Helloworld
American Express Travel Online
David Jones Pay with points
Ticketmaster
American Express Foreign Exchange
eGift Cards and Gift Cards
Select+Pay with points
Points for Credit Card
13,500 Membership Rewards points = $100 travel reward

David Jones Membership Rewards

American Express offer two David Jones branded cards, both of which can accrue points to ‘David Jones Membership Rewards’ or you can swap the points earn into Qantas Frequent Flyer.

You need to know that the the David Jones Membership Rewards program is different to the ‘normal’ Membership Rewards!

The main difference is that the David Jones Membership Rewards scheme has worse transfer rates than normal Membership Rewards – 50% of the transfer rate for airlines, but amazingly not Starwood Preferred Guest. This is confusing to say the least.

There are a few specific reasons you might consider the David Jones cards though:

  1. You spend a fair amount at Supermarkets, on Fuel and/or at David Jones
  2. You want to earn Qantas Points instead of David Jones Membership Rewards, with some of the best earning Qantas points cards out there for supermarkets, fuel and David Jones spend
  3. To transfer David Jones Membership Rewards points to Starwood Preferred Guest, and then maybe onto overseas airline programs such as AAdvantage. The transfer rate to SPG is 2:1, just like regular Membership Rewards cards, making it an excellent SPG earner
  4. You value additional David Jones benefits such as free delivery and gift wrapping

Membership Rewards Transfer Partners and Using Points

There’s a wide variety of direct transfer partners from Membership Rewards Ascent and Gateway. You can calculate how many points you’ll be able to earn in frequent flyer programs from Membership Rewards by using the transfer calculator below.

Don’t forget you can then transfer Starwood points onwards to a range of other international frequent flyer programs, mostly at 1 Starpoint per airline mile.

For example, given the 3:1 earn rate at supermarkets for the Platinum Edge, and the 1:2 transfer rate for Membership Rewards to SPG, I know that any general grocery shopping I do will earn me more than 1 Starpoint per dollar. This is equal to one AAdvantage mile, and the same for many other international frequent flyer programs.

This is pretty great as points transferred into other programs can be much more valuable than Qantas or Velocity Points.

The Membership Rewards Card Range

There’s a broad range of cards that Amex offer which earn into Membership Rewards, and I’ll cover the most common of them below.

The American Express Explorer

The Amex Explorer card was launched in August 2016 and offers a $400 annual travel credit with Amex Travel, two lounge visits to the Amex Sydney lounge, and is attached to the Membership Rewards Gateway program.

It has a high points earn rate from ongoing spend of 2 Membership Rewards Gateway points per dollar spent, which equates to 1.5 frequent flyer points when transferred to most frequent flyer programs.

The American Express Platinum Edge

The entry level Platinum card – the Platinum Edge – is great value, and is a pretty good offering to earn maximum points for most people. It was added to the Platinum line-up in 2010 and I’ve used it on and off for my main card ever since.

You’ll receive a $200 Travel Credit each year which you can use on any eligible bookings – easily outweighing the value of the annual fee, even in renewal years after any initial signup bonus.

Along with the $200 Travel Credit you also receive free domestic and international travel insurance, and a few other Amex program perks which may/may not be worth your while depending on what you’re interested in.

The Platinum Edge offers bumped up earn rates for ‘major supermarkets’ and fuel purchases – 3 Membership Rewards per $1 spent at supermarkets, and 2 Membership Rewards points per $1 on fuel.

The beauty of the bonus points earned at supermarkets are that they also sell gift vouchers for many other retailers – the Edge can then open up triple points at places like Freedom, Bunnings and many more mainstream merchants in Australia.

The full list of supermarkets, fuel stations and other points earn opportunities that come from them are detailed here.

All other purchases, except utilities and the ATO, earn at 1 Membership Reward point per $1 spent.

The Platinum Edge is a great points-earner for many people. The 3:2:1 rate is excellent for the everyday card user – American Express is universally accepted in supermarkets and petrol stations so it makes sense to utilise the bonus earn rates on offer by having it in your wallet.

The American Express Platinum Charge

The Platinum Charge card offers a high cost, high return strategy in the world of accruing points. The large signup bonus, $200 travel credit and free flight from the free supplementary Platinum Reserve card will pretty much cover the value on the annual fee.

The Charge is for those who want the large Membership Rewards sign up bonus, big spenders, and who are after the extensive list of ancillary benefits.

There’s a heap of other benefits too, and I’m sure most people are likely to use at least some of them. But many understandably wouldn’t take on such a high annual fee.

American Express Business Accelerator

The American Express Business Accelerator credit card is designed for SMEs – there’s a low $160 annual fee but a very high points earn rate at 2 Membership Rewards points per dollar spent for the first $50,000 or 100,000 points each cardholder year. After this the points earn comes down to 1 Membership Rewards points per $.

Sole Traders and other individual entities can apply as well as businesses – you just need an ABN and to meet the income requirements.

The Business Accelerator is a hidden gem of the Membership Rewards range with a high points earn rate, low annual fee and few other benefits – just keep an eye on the suitability of the spend cap, as if you go over you can usually get a higher points earn rate from other cards.

David Jones Membership Rewards cards

Finally, we have the David Jones American Express cards. These provide perks at David Jones and bonus points in specific spend categories, like supermarkets, fuel and at David Jones.

Membership Rewards vs Qantas Frequent Flyer or Velocity direct earn cards

I’ve summed up my thoughts on why using a flexible points program like Membership Rewards program offers great value in this guide.

Keeping your options open and Membership Rewards cards in mind when factoring in your spending habits and desired use of your points in the long run is relevant to those with more flexible rewards in mind than just Qantas (and redemptions with their partners) – if you’re likely to go for a premium hotel, rather than airline experience for example, then any Membership Rewards card is a great place to start.

You can also use Membership Rewards points for transfer to Virgin Australia, and American Express and Virgin often run transfer bonuses of 15%, increasing the value of your points accordingly.

Ultimately, it’s all about your own particular travel and spending habits – if you mix and match airlines and fares to suit your needs, or don’t fly much at all, then a more flexible card reward scheme may do the trick for you as you can transfer points over to a program with a redemption opportunity as you see fit.

Acceptance of American Express by retailers

American Express in Australia (much like the US and UK) is not accepted by all merchants, and others charge an additional fee for use of American Express. As such, any savvy points earner would have both an American Express card plus a Mastercard or Visa to hand for times when Amex is not accepted.

The value of keeping a dedicated American Express card linked to Membership Rewards comes from higher than 1:1 earn rates; additional ancillary card benefits; signup bonuses; and points transfer flexibility.

Amex Offers

All Amex-issued cards, regardless of rewards program, come with ‘Amex Offers‘ which are immediate statement credits for hitting a spend target with a specific retailer.

I have, for example, been targeted with offers such as a $30 credit for $150 spent at Myer, or $50 for $350 spent with Qantas.

These offers are saved to your card account online or in the American Express app, and are worth keeping an eye on in case they hit the mark for any retailers you happen to be shopping with.

Transferring Membership Rewards Points to another cardholder

American Express also allow transfers, once per year, to another Australian Membership Rewards cardholder. This process is set off by following the instructions in this PDF form from Amex. There’s no fee to transfer Membership Rewards Ascent (the most common type) to another Ascent account, but going from a Membership Rewards Spirit to Ascent or Ascent to Ascent Premium will incur a $5 per 1000 points charge.

The American Express Referral Program (guide)

You may find that the best signup bonuses aren’t public – American Express regularly tweak their signup bonuses for Membership Rewards cards, and sometimes the best bonuses to be had are if you let another cardholder refer you – it’s kind of like a reward for you for Amex not having to pay a partner for marketing.

There’s a full guide to the American Express referral program here.

Conclusion: Is American Express Membership Rewards for you?

Stowing your points away in Membership Rewards gives redemption flexibility, allowing you to transfer to programs at a later date once you have a firm plan for your points, and not before.

It can be helpful to place a value on flexibility when playing the points game – and given that Membership Rewards Ascent partners with Velocity, Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer, and Cathay Pacific Asia Miles, this covers all the major alliances and domestic/trans-tasman options you might want outside of Qantas.

Personally, the Platinum Edge has a permanent place in my wallet for fuel and supermarket purchases, where I can then transfer points to Starwood Preferred Guest, and retain that ongoing flexibility for future redemptions.

The Platinum Charge and Reserve cards are good for higher spenders and those looking for a number of ongoing benefits with their cards. All up, Membership Rewards is a great credit card rewards program, and deserves serious consideration.

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  1. Mightymac1

    Hi, great article, very informative and helpful thank you.
    If I may get some advice it would be great. I have a scattering of flyer points across a few airlines primerally Eithad then Qantas and Malaysian Airlines curtesy of living in Oz and being from Europe.(none of the flyer balanves are big enough to get me home on their own but with a few bonus offers and pooled together they might)

    Now some of these points are set to expire, can I save all my points expiry free in the MR scheme??? If I can save them expiry free I would really consider AE Platinum Edge.

    I did see elsewhere on this site that Eithad now have a MR scheme but there is no mention of it on this page, I presume this is just an oversight. Also they had a 20000 bonus points transfer offer before march 31st and I have missed this. I know you cant answerr this question but what do you think are my chances of getting this bonus offer from Eithad if I decide to Join AE MR??

    Many thanks for your great article.

    • Keith Mason Author

      Thanks for the comment.

      MR points do not expire as long as you have an active account with them. You can also transfer points into your schemes which might count as activity to keep them active.
      I created this page a while back, and yep, Etihad are new to MR this month. In terms of another bonus? Hard to say as they are so new, but I’d imagine they’ll at hold off for at least 3 or 4 months.

  2. Natasha

    Great article Keith! Do you know if I can take a complimentary domestic flight for my husband instead of me on Amex Plat edge even though the card is on my name? Thanks heaps.

  3. Tristan

    Hi Keith,
    I found the table of comparative points quite useful, and the main reason I have signed up for a platinum edge card (hope you get the referral points soon)..

    It would be useful to note that altitude points are earned at a rate of 2:1 (or 3:1 on the black – premium card) so they would actually be more rewarding than the amex rewards cards for everyday spend.

    If the table reflected points per dollar spent, the altitute and MR would be neck and neck for their share rewards (Excl NZ), and altitude black would come out in front. Of course it gets even more complicated when you factor in the Platinum Edge higher rates for supermarkets and petrol, however this may be offset somewhat by lower rates for bill payments (where Altitude remains constant).

    • Keith Author

      Hey Tristan – that comparison only holds if the points from Membership Rewards transfer over to partners at the same rate as Altitude – which they don’t. Altitude transfers to Velocity for example at 2 Altitude to 1 Velocity, same for Asia Miles and Enrich. So points per $ spent may be higher when comparing Altitude to Membership Rewards, but the value of those points in terms of airline miles, is 1/2. I’ve made a transfer calculator at http://www.pointhacks.com.au/calculators/credit-card-reward-program-conversion-calculator/ which may be useful.

      • Tristan

        Perhaps my maths is not right, but from what I can tell:
        $1,000 spend on Amex MR card = 1,000 MR points = 1,000 FF points.
        $1,000 spend on Alt. Black Amex = 3,000 Alt points = 1,500 FF points.
        Where the Amex MR scheme nets more points is supermarket/fuel purchases (on platinum edge) or if you want to use NZ. I know it sounds like i’m trying to push an agenda here, but I’m just trying to get my head around this!
        And thank you for the link the calculator, that is a fantastic tool!

        • Keith Author

          OK, I see where you are coming from, and it makes sense. It’s all about your own personal spending habits. I think, on average, I get more points per $ out of Amex with my Platinum Edge supermarket and fuel bonuses than I would the flat rate earn from Altitude – 4 points per $ at my current supermarket with the ‘local champion’ promo running. The card fee also pays for itself with the free Virgin flight. I also really value the SPG transfer option that Altitude doesn’t have.
          But… That’s just me, and you’re right, Altitude has a shot at coming out ahead for others.

          • Tristan

            Yes, it really does depend where you spend!
            What is your choice for a back-up card for when Amex is not accepted?

          • Keith Author

            Personally I absolutely abuse my Bankwest Qantas Platinum MasterCard. It gives me Qantas points to top up which I don’t earn on the Amex, has no foreign transaction surcharge saving 3% on all non AUD transactions and my other banking is done with Bankwest making things feel very seamless, they have a great app and online banking system. Also an epic credit limit. I can’t bring myself to use anything else.

      • wyvern

        Hi Keith, I started an Amex application online before the referrals disappeared, then didn’t complete it, but it is still saved in the Amex system for a few weeks more and can be resumed. Do you think Amex would honour the referrals if I completed the application, or is it better to wait for the new referrals scheme (if any). I appreciate no-one can be certain but your advice would be welcome!

  4. Daniel

    My cousin as an Australian AmEx Platinum card (Centurian based on the picture he sent me) which costs him AU$900 per year. It also gives him Gold OneWorld membership. I cannot seem to see this anymore and was wondering it it was a special offer for select people or not. I can only seem to see the same card but for AU$1200 with no Oneworld access (seems to give Virgin/Priority Pass instead.

    • Keith Author

      Amex Centurion is much more than $900 pa, it’s more like $4k I think. $900 pa is the old fee for the Platinum Charge before they bumped it up. The Plat Charge also used to offer Cathay Pacific Marco Polo club membership at the Oneworld Sapphire level (equivalent to Qantas Gold), so pretty sure he is using a regular version of the Platinum Charge card, which is now $1200 for all and with different lounge access too.

  5. TJ

    Hi keith

    In New zealand transfer rate between Membership Rewards and Amex Airline Partner is 1MR = 0.5points ( in australia its 1MR = 1 point) is there any clever way to make the most of Members rewards for us who live in New Zealand? Can i move my NZ members rewards point to Australian Members rewards account before i convert them to airline miles?

    Thanks
    TJ.

  6. Barry Howasrth

    Hi Keith,

    I tried to buy 50000 membership award points from Amex at $25 per 1000 and they refused stating that this facilty had been withdrawn?

    BH

    • Rado

      Keith

      I need to top up my account (buy points) as I am slightly short on the number I need. Do you know if this is still possible? BH says he/ she didn’t have any luck.

      Thanks

      Rado

  7. Ben

    Hi Keith, Have you ever heard of an existing AMEX customer being able to talk themselves into a sign up bonus for another AMEX card?

  8. Alan

    Great article, thanks. Two quick queries – do you know (a) if Amex allow partial annual fee refunds for early cancellations (as they do in the UK) and (b) how long would it take for a newcomer to Australia to have a credit history that Amex would consider good enough for a Plat charge card application? Would they take existing card holdings with them in other countries into account? Thanks 🙂

  9. Alan

    Thanks for the reply. I was aware of the international transfer scheme and the boost in MR balance through the exchange rate would be nice but I’m sorely tempted by the sign up bonus for a new card 😀 (plus I already have a multiplier on my MR balance via an Amex ICC Dollar card). Will check the T&Cs re fee refunds.

  10. thuan

    I have an edge platinum card and want to upgrade to platinum charge at 1200 fee pa.
    how do i get the 100000 points as the offer is for new applicants?

    i feel it is mean for amex to not offer this to ex aex holders.
    any way around this?
    thx

    • Keith Author

      No, unfortunately there’s no way around it to my knowledge. I have given this feedback to Amex (that Edge cardholders who want to upgrade to the Charge are unfairly ruled out of these opportunities).

  11. Greg

    Hi Keith,

    Great article, thanks. I’ve got a couple of questions:
    1. Why do you keep saying how good Starwood points are when they only transfer out at 1:0.5? If I earn MR points, why transfer them to Starwood and then transfer them onto a frequent flyer program if I’m only getting half the points? Is it purely the range of frequent flyer programs that starwood has? Wouldn’t it be better off just keeping the MR points where they are and booking flights through the FF programs that MR supports to get the 1:1 ratio?
    2. I have an Amex Platinum Charge Card, if I sign up for a Platinum Edge (so I can leverage the 1:3 earn ratio at supermarkets) will all the points accumulate in the same account or because the MR levels are different do they accrue separately and I need different logins to access the points? Presumably the free Edge companion card is no longer available with the charge card and I have to pay the signup fee?

    Thanks again Keith!

    • Keith Author

      Thanks for the questions.

      1. Amex MR > SPG > onward is good for international frequent flyer programs we don’t have access to with our credit cards in Australia – United, American Airlines, Alaska etc come to mind. American were a particularly competitive option in this case but with their upcoming devaluation, the focus on using MR > SPG > AA transfers will reduce.
        Yes, in the cases of say Velocity, Asia Miles and KrisFlyer, definitely don’t go via SPG.

      2. To my knowledge, they are earned separately in most cases. I know of one person who convinced Amex to merge their balances behind the scenes for technical reasons after Amex screwed up, but that’s it. And yes, Edge is not an official companion card to the Charge.

  12. Rhys

    sorry, I have upgraded to ascent premium with a platinum business charge and missed the bit about the improved skywards transfer rate in your article
    cheers

  13. Olivia Jakovic

    Hi Keith,

    Great article, have bookmarked it for future reference. I have a question of s different nature and hope your knowledge extends to this area. If a purchase is made using Amex and points accrued and then for whatever reason returned to the store, what happens to the points? Do they still stand or are they removed when the purchase amount is credited back to the account?

    Thanks in advance.

  14. pg

    Interested if anyone knows whether Amex ever offers annual or other time frame transfer bonus like Virgin does with Citibank/HSBC cards about twice a year. Before I shift 100,000 points to SPG it would be good to know a transfer bonus window is not right around the corner. Is there a history of these occuring even seasonally?

    • Keith Author

      In general, no. There was an Etihad bonus that ran earlier this year, alongside the Qantas bonuses that run around the same time as Velocity, but for Charge cardholders only. As for SPG – no bonus I can remember in 6+ years of keeping an eye out. But don’t shoot me if one eventuates, SPG are being pretty proactive about drumming up business at the minute so you never know, but I would be very surprised!

  15. Sam

    Hi Keith, If there is a choice to transfer either velocity or AMEX gateway points to krisflyer (i have heard you – it is because of the trip in the mind), which one should I use first? to avoid expiry or to take the benefit of the bonus promotion for the transfer etc.

    • Keith Author

      For me that would depend if I had another use of those Velocity points already, and also how they came to be in my account.

      If you know you are going to use those Velocity points on another trip, then keep them in Velocity and move over to KF when you are ready to redeem, no worrying about bonuses.

      If you have no other plans for those points and I had transferred them over during a bonus period knowing I might move them to KF later, that feels like a different decision than if you earned them in other ways. I’d be happier moving them out of Velocity and into KF in that case.

      Either way, I value Membership Rewards more highly than Velocity points for obvious reasons, so you are definitely right to question which you should redeem first. I’d probably err toward using Velocity points first if you don’t have other uses in mind, but it’s a bit 50:50 given the transfer tax between VFF and KF.

  16. Victor

    Hi Keith,

    Do you know whether buying the Woolworths eGift card online through The Entertainment Book would count as a supermarket purchase?

    Thanks!

  17. Emily

    Hi Keith
    I’ve just realised (too late) that you can only transfer points in 50,000 maximum increments per calendar year. Is there a way to transfer your amex points directly to singapore kris in another name? (Ie my partners account to my account?)
    Thanks

    • Baz

      Hi, I had the same question. Not sure if you have an answer? I want to transfer in excess in 50,000 points to my spouse. Preferably as Amex points, but worst case to the airline of my spouse?

      • Keith Author

        Baz – unfortunately the 50k limit is a fairly hard limit with Amex, and you’ll pay for that transfer too. The most appealing option to me if I were in your place would be to transfer to a program like Velocity which has family pooling and family transfer options. Alternatively you could transfer them to Starwood, who then allow household transfers too and offer some good value hotel redemptions and have a range of frequent flyer program partners.

  18. Daile

    Hi, I’m just wondering if anyone has thoughts on the redemption of Amex Rewards with Webjet. They offer $100 (on any flight) in exchange for 10000 points. Would this be good value for a reward redemption? I know there are some horror stories with Webjet (and other third party booking agencies) however using rewards points with an agent like this gives incredible flexibility both with the airlines you can use and in booking multiple seats under the one booking when you might not have enough credit to cover both seats with points (Webjet allow you to use points for credit and then just make up the difference with your Amex card). Would love to hear if anyone has used this deal.

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