Credit Cards that offer bonus points on overseas, foreign and non-Australian dollar purchases
A handful of credit cards offer extra points for most transactions you make that aren't in Australian dollars. If you shop frequently overseas, or travel a lot, this is a great way to increase your points earn potential from your credit card.
Extended: up to 120,000 bonus Qantas or Altitude Points with the American Express Westpac Altitude Black Credit Card Bundle
Until 2 June 2019, get up to 120,000 bonus points with the American Express Altitude Black Credit Card bundle.
Up to 410,000 bonus Citi Rewards Points—equivalent to 205,000 Velocity Points—with the Citi Prestige card
The Citi Prestige Visa is a card for the aggressive points collector with high points earn rates, a large number of frequent flyer program transfer partners, and a vast range of perks. You’ll need to consider the $700 annual fee and $150,000 minimum income requirement, though.
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 has up to 60,000 bonus Skywards Miles on offer, and comes with lounge access and airport transfer benefits – there are a few conditions to note though.
The NAB Rewards Platinum Visa is the higher points earner in the new NAB Rewards Visa range, earning 0.5 Velocity Points per $. It’s good to have an additional flexible points program card and is worth considering for those who want a range of points redemption options.
NAB is offering 90,000 points with the NAB Rewards Signature Visa with more points on offer from spend than other NAB Rewards card range. Here’s how it stacks up.
Westpac’s Altitude Business Platinum is a useful card for small and medium size businesses with Qantas, Asia Miles, KrisFlyer and Velocity point transfers as options.
80,000 NAB Rewards points (transferrable to 40,000 Velocity Points) plus no first year annual fee with NAB Rewards Business Platinum Visa
NAB Rewards allows you to transfer points to Velocity, Asia Miles and Air NZ Airpoints, and offers bonus points for overseas spend and purchases at major department and hardware stores.