20,000 flybuys bonus points, plus no international transaction fees on purchases with the Coles Rewards Mastercard

Coles are offering 20,000 flybuys bonus points for new cardholders of the Coles Rewards Mastercard until 31 January 2018.

This is one of the highest bonuses this card has offered – it’s worth the equivalent of 8,700 Velocity points or $100 at the checkout in Coles – but the value in this card goes beyond just a bonus, as there are appealing points earn rates from spend too. Continue reading…

Emirates Citi World Mastercard has up to 60,000 bonus Skywards Miles on offer, Emirates lounge and limo benefits with 1/2 annual fee

The Emirates World Mastercard from Citi has 60,000 bonus Emirates Skywards Miles on offer, with 50,000 bonus miles after using the card within the first 90 days after approval, and another 10,000 miles when you spend at least $500 on emirates.com.

The card also includes two Emirates lounge passes and one airport limo transfer each cardholder year (when flying Emirates). Continue reading…

100,000 bonus Qantas or Altitude points with the Westpac Altitude Black

Westpac are now offering 100,000 bonus Qantas or Altitude points for new cardholders of the Westpac Altitude Black, plus a reduced annual fee of $250 for the first year until 31 January 2018.

The Westpac Altitude Black card is aimed at those who want an acceptable Qantas Points earn rate from the Mastercard, are happy to pay the larger annual fee and will get value from some of the additional benefits.

Note that this offer isn’t available directly via Westpac – you’ll need to click through from one of Westpac’s advertising partners, such as Point Hacks, to access it.
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One more week: 100,000 Velocity Points + 100 Status Credits with the Amex Velocity Platinum

With one of the best Velocity card bonus offers around, American Express are offering 100,000 bonus Velocity points for new cardholders of the Velocity Platinum card until 29 January.

The card has a $375 annual fee, with the benefits helping to offset this in both the first and subsequent years, including a free domestic Virgin flight, and two Virgin Australia lounge passes for use in domestic Virgin lounges. Continue reading…

Citi Prestige Visa offering 150,000 bonus Citi Rewards Points – with hotel, lounge and other travel perks

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 a large number of frequent flyer program transfer partners, and a vast range of travel perks.

The bonus for new cardholders has been increased to 150,000 Citi Rewards points until 31 January 2018, with the bonus points available after spending $3,000 within 90 days of being approved for the card. This bonus is only available for new cardholders who sign up for the Citi Rewards-linked card, although cardholders could also choose to earn Qantas Points.

The most valuable benefits on offer with Citi Prestige are a free hotel night (from a select list of hotels), a 4th night free hotel booking discount, and airport limo transfers.
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Guide to Citi Rewards, Citibank’s rewards program for its Citi-branded Visa credit cards

The Citi Rewards credit card points program is a flexible credit card points program, with the Signature and Prestige Visa as the primary linked cards.

Citi have recently announced a decision to overhaul the earn rates on their rewards cards and also adjust the transfer rate to their partner frequent flyer programs from Citi Rewards.

The upshot? With Citi being one of the first to make changes to their rewards program and linked cards, it’s not possible to see yet which bank rewards programs are coming out as being most appealing. That said, there are still several unique benefits of Citi Rewards, especially for Prestige Visa cardholders, which are worth knowing about. Continue reading…

Qantas Premier Platinum and Everyday Mastercard Guide

After launching the Qantas Premier Platinum in June 2017, Qantas released another variant called the Qantas Premier Everyday Mastercard in early December.

Qantas are currently offering 75,000 bonus Qantas Points plus a reduced first-year annual fee of $149 for new cardholders of the Premier Platinum card until 31 January 2018, and 20,000 bonus Qantas Points for new cardholders of the Premier Everyday card until 29 April 2018. Continue reading…

Offer extended: 60,000 bonus Qantas Points with the $199 annual fee HSBC Platinum Qantas Credit Card

HSBC has extended the bonus offer on the HSBC Platinum Qantas Visa to 60,000 Qantas Points, which is now running until the end of June 2018. This card now has one of the highest points bonuses out there for a sub-$200 annual fee Visa/MasterCard.

You’ll receive 1 Qantas Point per $ on ongoing spend up to $2,500 per statement period (month), dropping to 0.5 Qantas Points per $ after up to 7,500 points per statement period.
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