With six out of every ten frequent flyer points coming from sources other than actually flying—and credit cards earning the bulk of those—getting the right mix of cards in your wallet is important to planning your next trip. Here is a sample of highlights from credit card providers available now.
NAB is offering up to 130,000 bonus Qantas Points for new applicants of the NAB Qantas Rewards Signature Visa, this is a limited time offer and can be withdrawn without notice. Comes with a reduced first-year annual fee of $295 and 0% p.a. on balance transfers for 6 months.
ANZ is offering 120,000 Qantas Points, plus $275 back for new cardholders of the ANZ Frequent Flyer Black, this is a limited time offer and can be withdrawn without notice. The ANZ Frequent Flyer Black is a good option for those looking for a non-American Express card but still want to pick up a healthy bonus. It also comes with two complimentary Qantas Club lounge access per year and a discounted Qantas Club membership for the first year.
The American Express Qantas Business Rewards Card have 120,000 Qantas Points on offer for new Card Member until 5 April 2020. The card is targeted at smaller business owners, looking for a Charge card with the ability to earn Qantas Points, and boost the Qantas Points they can earn from their business travel with Qantas.
American Express is offering 100,000 Qantas Points and $450 Qantas Travel Credit for new cardholders of the Qantas American Express Ultimate until 14 April 2020. It’s one of the highest-earning Qantas Point cards and comes with a range of premium travel benefits.
The American Express Velocity Platinum Card has 50,000 Velocity bonus points on offer for new Card Members, plus a number of perks including 2 Virgin Australia and 2 American Express Lounge entries each year and a free Virgin Australia domestic economy return flight.
American Express Membership Rewards
American Express Membership Rewards points are amongst the most flexible out there, with the ability to be transferred to key frequent flyer programs like Velocity, KrisFlyer and Asia Miles, as well as Qantas for Platinum and Business Platinum Charge Card Members.
Business owners can pick up 150,000 Ascent Premium Membership Rewards points as a new Card Member of the American Express Platinum Business Charge card until 22 April 2020.
|Card||Bonus Points||Annual Fee||Offer end date|
|NAB Qantas Rewards Signature||Up to 130,000 Qantas Points||$295 for the first year,|
$395 p.a. ongoing
|No current offer end date|
|ANZ Frequent Flyer Black||120,000 Qantas Points |
+ $275 credit
|$425||No current offer end date|
|Qantas American Express Business Rewards Card||120,000 Qantas Points||$450||5 April
|Qantas American Express Ultimate||100,000 Qantas Points + |
$450 Qantas Travel Credit
|American Express Velocity Platinum||50,000 Velocity Points + one free domestic return Virgin Australia flight||$375||No offer end date|
|American Express Membership Rewards|
|American Express Business Platinum Charge||150,000 Premium Ascent Membership Rewards Points||$1750||22 April