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The best guides, deals and tips for more frequent flyer points in Australia.

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Flight Deal: fly from the East Coast to NZ with Air New Zealand from $274 return

Expires Friday 17 August 2018

With return flights across The Tasman usually hovering around the $350-460 mark, Air New Zealand has a great sale on with up to 40% off these READ ON

Matt Moffitt. 2 comments

Up to 10,000 bonus Qantas Points with Qantas Wine

Expires Tuesday 21 August 2018

This week’s list of bonuses is here and there are about 150 wines, with a fifth of them new additions.READ ON

Matt Moffitt. 51 comments

Get up to 10% cashback on hotels this week with Cashrewards

Expires Tuesday 21 August 2018

By signing up for free Cashrewards account and clicking through their links, you'll easily save some money on your next hotel reservation with READ ON

Keith Mason. 24 comments

IHG Rewards points back at their lowest price with an up to 100% bonus

Expires Wednesday 22 August 2018

This offer is great for those with a specific hotel redemption in mind but I wouldn't suggest buying them speculatively. READ ON

Matt Moffitt. 25 comments

American Express adjust benefits and fee for the Platinum Business Charge card, with 120,000 bonus Membership Rewards points

Expires Wednesday 29 August 2018

The card is aimed at large business spenders who are looking for high points earn rates on travel and business expenses, along with Amex READ ON

Keith Mason. 7 comments

American Express adjust benefits and fee for the Platinum Charge Card, with up to 120,000 bonus Membership Rewards points

Expires Thursday 30 August 2018

Plus travel credits, lounge access and the ability to transfer points to major frequent flyer programs like Qantas, Velocity, Asia Miles and READ ON

Keith Mason. 19 comments

Point Hacks exclusive: 10,000 bonus Qantas Points and no annual card fee with the Qantas American Express Discovery Card

Expires Thursday 30 August 2018

American Express and Point Hacks are offering an exclusive 10,000 bonus Qantas Points for new card members of the Qantas Discovery Card until 30 READ ON

Keith Mason. 11 comments

Point Hacks exclusive: 10,000 Membership Rewards points and no annual card fee with the American Express Essential Card

Expires Thursday 30 August 2018

American Express and Point Hacks are offering an exclusive 10,000 bonus Membership Rewards Gateway points for new card members of the Essential READ ON

Keith Mason. 4 comments

Point Hacks exclusive: 10,000 bonus Velocity Points and no annual card fee with the American Express Velocity Escape Card

Expires Thursday 30 August 2018

American Express and Point Hacks are offering an exclusive bonus of 10,000 Velocity Points for new card members of the Velocity Escape Card READ ON

Keith Mason. 2 comments

10,000 bonus points across the range of American Express’ no annual fee cards

Expires Thursday 30 August 2018

These cards are well suited for those looking for a no-fee way to earn rewards points, with many other no-fee cards in the market generally READ ON

Keith Mason. 2 comments

Buy AAdvantage miles at a discount

Expires Friday 31 August 2018

This points currency is great for domestic Qantas Business Class, oneworld Business to Europe, and Cathay Pacific First awards.READ ON

Matt Moffitt. 112 comments

Great value: 50% off KrisFlyer redemptions on SilkAir flights between Darwin/Cairns and Singapore

Expires Friday 31 August 2018

Those based in northern Australia with the flexibility to travel in September or October can get a big win from their KrisFlyer (or Velocity) balance.READ ON

Matt Moffitt. 20 comments

Fly around the world in oneworld Business Class from $5752 & earn Qantas Gold status in one trip

Expires Friday 31 August 2018

Get elite status in one go with stops in the US, Europe and Asia for about the same price as a return ticket to Europe. Offer ends 31 August.READ ON

Matt Moffitt. 38 comments

Our roundup of credit card offers to know about in August

Expires Friday 31 August 2018

This month has card providers offering particularly strong deals, including five offers exclusively for Point Hacks readers.READ ON

Matt Moffitt. 48 comments

Exclusive: 70,000 bonus Velocity or Qantas Points with BOQ Specialist’s Signature card aimed at medical, dental and vet professionals

Expires Friday 31 August 2018

Highlights of this card include a solid earn rate with either Qantas or Velocity and unlimited access to the Priority Pass lounge network.READ ON

Keith Mason. 6 comments

Access wholesale hotel rates with a free one-year membership to Club 1 Hotels

Expires Friday 31 August 2018

This service is a pretty promising tool to add to your hotel-booking Swiss Army knife—at least in the short term. Plus, there is a 5% off promo READ ON

Keith Mason. 9 comments

Velocity launches first buy points promotion: 15% off until end of August

Expires Friday 31 August 2018

This guide explains the basics of how and when you can purchase Velocity points, plus an example redemption.READ ON

Matt Moffitt. 3 comments

IHG’s latest PointBreaks list includes two Australian properties at discounted rates

Expires Sunday 30 September 2018

If you are looking for a cheap stay in The Hawkesbury or Alice Springs, this could be of interest to you. Also included are InterContinental READ ON

Matt Moffitt. 14 comments

Earn 5000 bonus Qantas Points when spending with a new Qantas Business Rewards partner

Expires Sunday 30 September 2018

Both new and current members of Qantas' business loyalty program can pick up easy points when spending with one of 50+ partners before the end READ ON

Matt Moffitt. 16 comments

Credit Cards

Westpac Altitude Black Bundle


Westpac Altitude Black Bundle - Up to 120,000 bonus Qantas or Altitude Rewards Points

  • Up to 120,000 Qantas or Altitude Rewards Points when you spend $6,000 ($3,000 on Mastercard and $3,000 on Amex) on eligible purchases within 90 days of card approval.
  • Reduced first year annual card fee
  • 0.75 Qantas Points or 1.25 Altitude Points for every $1 spent on the Altitude Black Mastercard
  • Up to 2 Qantas or 5 Altitude Points for every $1 spent on the American Express
  • 2 x Qantas Club or Priority Pass invitations per cardholder year
  • One application, two great cards
  • Offer ends: 27 November 2018

Read our full guide to the Westpac Altitude Black Bundle

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