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AwardWallet Plus tripling in price to $30/year from February 2017: subscribe now to get grandfathered pricing at $10

AwardWallet Plus tripling in price to $30/year from February 2017: subscribe now to get grandfathered pricing at $10
Awardwallet Plus is increasing in price, but it's such a great service it could be well worth upgrading before they do. In this guide, we put to the test a range of websites and applications that help to keep track of your points balances and... READ ON

Airlines are now adding a range of credit card surcharges – here’s a full list and a look at when it’s worth paying them

Airlines are now adding a range of credit card surcharges – here’s a full list and a look at when it’s worth paying them
Over the last few months many airlines have, according to new legislation, added or changed their credit card surcharges for flight bookings. Here's how they compare and a look at when it may make sense to pay a surcharge to earn points. READ ON

How to avoid Paypal’s foreign currency fees by changing your billing currency – earn more points or save money

How to avoid Paypal’s foreign currency fees by changing your billing currency – earn more points or save money
When buying from overseas sellers, Paypal defaults to converting the foreign currency price of the goods to AUD when using a Visa or MasterCard - but the exchange rate is pretty unappealing, and some cards might also offer more points or no... READ ON

How to earn points through Direct Debit for your utility bills – and a list of application forms to get you started

Earning points - First Principles: Buying points and miles | Point Hacks
How to earn points through Direct Debit for your utility bills – and a list of application forms to get you started
There are a number of ways to pay your bills and earn points, with the most common being BPAY and Direct Debit / automated Credit Card payment. Due to the fact that some banks are no longer offering points on BPAY spend, I thought it timely to... READ ON