Earning frequent flyer points for Business Owners
Small and medium size business-owners are well placed to really make the most of frequent flyer points or credit card rewards program points issued by their banks. Businesses who can direct much of their spend for stock, contractors, suppliers and other expenses have a unique opportunity to quickly build their points balances.
Make sure you read our various guides to how to value, earn and use your points linked below - hopefully you too can quickly rack up a decent frequent flyer balance from your everyday business spend.
Key Points Credit Cards for SMEs
Earning Points as a Business Owner
RewardPay allows business owners to take advantage of credit card points earn opportunities for making business payments they could have made by EFT. There’s a fee – but if you use the right cards, which we dig into in more depth in this article – the cost can make sense.
You can boost your balance by making purchases with Caltex, NRMA and Dell.
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.
Under a new partnership, Qantas Frequent Flyer and Rockpool are offering double points earn on dining until May 2018. We also look at how to earn Qantas and Velocity points when making restaurant bookings.
If you are looking to buy a flight soon, then check this list and add up to 1% cashback on top of the discount code.
B2Bpay accepts payment from small businesses via all major credit cards and allows you to make or schedule a payment to another party by bank transfer or BPAY. Promo runs until 31 July.
Round-the-world trips with Virgin brand airlines are historically hard to come by but this deal gets you stopovers in the US, London and Hong Kong and earns all the benefits of Velocity Gold status in one hit.
Qantas’ relaunched Business Rewards program (previously Aquire) is offering free membership for new joiners in February. If you have an ABN, you might as well jump in now.
There are a few cards on the market that do still offer the ability to earn points on your tax bill—mainly American Express and select Mastercard cards.
In this guide, I look at which credit cards can earn double the points (and Qantas Points on top) without paying double the ATO’s fee.
Live eftpos are offering businesses the ability to earn double Qantas Points for transactions processed through the Live eftpos black service.
If you have a Visa card, then you can earn big bonus points for shopping at participating retailers. For now, it’s limited to one area but hoped to be expanded.
A beginner's guide to flexible points currencies and the credit card rewards programs that offer them
We explain why flexible points programs are where it’s at when it comes to maximising your frequent flyer points. Plus, why Qantas Points are some of the least ‘friendly’.
To get the most from RewardPay, it needs to integrate into your business’ workflow as seamlessly as possible – whether that’s getting set up to handle your own or your employee’s superannuation payments or integrating it with your accounting software.
Hotel rewards demystified - everything you need to know to get started earning points from your hotel stays
Knowing how to navigate the world of hotel bookings for maximum return (points, cash, status and/or benefits) is a minefield, and is hard to get your head around at the best of times. Let’s try and demystify it and lay out some basic ways to earn rewards from your hotel stays.
Etihad BusinessConnect is Etihad’s SME loyalty program, which thankfully deals in the same currency as their frequent flyer program – Etihad Guest miles. Travellers in the program will earn Etihad Guest Miles for themselves, while […]
Using Points as a Business Owner
If you have a decent balance with Singapore Airlines or one of their credit card partners, you can be flying in luxury in no time.
Cathay Pacific’s frequent flyer program is one of our favourites due to its consistently lower-than-average award redemption rates and high-quality airline partners. Here are our top tips for getting maximum value from your Asia Miles balance.
In this guide, we outline our top nine recommendations for using your Velocity points balance for maximum value, including flights on Virgin Australia and partners like Etihad and Singapore Airlines.
Fly Cathay Pacific First Class for just 26,000 points, enjoy Emirates luxury with a return trip to New Zealand, and forgo high cash fares in Economy by using your Qantas Points to their maximum value.
The flexibility of Amex Membership Rewards means that you are spoilt for choice when it comes to redemptions. We look at what 100,000 Membership Rewards points could be redeemed for if transferred to Qantas, Velocity, Asia Miles and KrisFlyer.
Buying Points as a Business Owner
The basics of buying airline and hotel points or miles - why you’d want to, and what you need to know to get a deal
Buying points is one of the pillars of understanding how to more quickly fly or stay better, more cheaply, if you have money to spare and travel plans to make.