Visa & MasterCard Frequent Flyer Credit Cards
Whilst American Express rewards credit cards are usually higher earners when it comes to picking up frequent flyer points, not everywhere accepts them - so a Visa & MasterCard is at the least a useful back-up option. Some Visa & MasterCards out there can even compete with American Express cards when it comes to points bonuses and benefits, so having the right Visa or MasterCard in your wallet to maximise your frequent flyer point earn is important.
Note we don't have a guide to every points-earning Visa/MasterCard on Point Hacks. You can see more options here.
You’ll also get a solid ongoing earn rate and a useful $129 Virgin Australia flight credit to help offset the annual fee.
HSBC Platinum Qantas earn decent Qantas Points on spend with a low annual fee, but do consider how quickly you would reach the monthly $2,500 soft cap after which points earn is reduced.
You will also earn Velocity points on spend and get receive a useful Virgin Australia flight credit to offset the annual card fee.
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.
100,000 Amplify Rewards or 80,000 Qantas Points plus discounted first-year annual card fee with the Amplify Signature Visa
Includes two complimentary airport lounge passes per year and you can also receive a 10% bonus reward of the points you earned for the previous year on your birthday.
This is one of the more appealing cards for small businesses looking to earn a competitive Qantas earn rate for a relatively low annual fee.
St.George, Bank of Melbourne and BankSA are offering 50,000 bonus Qantas or Amplify Points for new cardholders of the Amplify Platinum Visa until 23 January 2019, with a minimum spend requirement of $2,000 within the […]
20,000 Velocity or Qantas Points with BOQ Specialist's Signature card aimed at medical, dental and vet professionals
Highlights of this card include a solid earn rate with either Qantas or Velocity and unlimited access to the Priority Pass lounge network.
Citi Prestige card has up to 410,000 bonus Citi Rewards Points—equivalent to 205,000 Velocity Points—with many other travel perks
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.
The Coles No Annual Fee Mastercard is a simple offering, with a low points earn rate but no fees. This no-frills card is suited to those who don’t spend a huge amount on their card each month and don’t want any extra benefits.
Designed for the everyday shopper, the Coles Rewards Mastercard has a low annual fee and good flybuys earn rate
This no-frills card deserves to be considered for its relatively low annual fee, a solid points earn rate from spend, and no international transaction fees on purchases when shopping online or overseas.
This mid-tier card offers medical, dental and vet professionals and those studying in these fields unlimited points earn but no sign-up bonus.
Jetstar has announced another setback to the Jetstar Platinum MasterCard, with the Qantas Point earn rate set to be reduced to half starting in May.
There are two types of Macquarie Visa credit cards on offer, the Macquarie Black and the Macquarie Platinum card. Both cards offer a choice of rewards program and competitive points earn rates, including the ability […]
In a similar program to Amex Offers, Mastercard cardholders can now receive personalised promotions to earn bonus Qantas Points on in-store and online purchases.
The NAB flybuys Rewards Card is now unavailable to new applicants. We’ve left our guide up for reference for existing cardholders. The NAB flybuys Rewards Card is a flybuys points earning card. You will also […]
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.
Bankwest has recently decided to offer their Qantas World Mastercard to new customers, and in return have eliminated the Qantas Gold Mastercard from their Qantas cards range. We will take look into the details of […]
Bankwest have made the previously ‘invite-only’ Qantas World MasterCard open to applications for new Bankwest customers, not just existing Platinum cardholders, with a $270 annual fee. The card suffered some changes from June 2016, when […]