Guide to the American Express Referral Program

The American Express referral program is a simple way to gain some extra bonus points from your American Express credit card account by referring friends or family for their own new account by using a personalised referral link.

The program has been expanded to allow referrers to promote other American Express cards within the same ‘family’, beyond only the card they hold.

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Latest on the SPG-Marriott Rewards merger: points transfers to SPG/Marriott now unavailable from Amex Membership Rewards until August 21st

With the merger of Starwood, Marriott and Ritz-Carlton continuing at pace, we have now found that changes as a result of the merger process mean that American Express Membership Rewards cardholders can no longer transfer their points to Starwood, having to wait until the new Marriott Rewards partnership kicks in on 21 August.
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How to earn Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer miles from hotel stays

There are a large range of hotel partners where you can earn KrisFyer miles when you stay.

KrisFlyer miles can be used towards award redemptions with Singapore Airlines, Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand, and other Star Alliance partners.

This guide is intended as an overview of the various options for those wanting to earn KrisFlyer miles when staying at select hotels when travelling for leisure or business.
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How to use your points to fly to Hawaii

Hawaii is a popular destination for travellers in Australia and, as such, we often get questions like this one in the Questions & Answers section of our website:

What is the likelihood of obtaining three seats on Qantas Business Class to Hawaii? Any tips?

This is a really great question, so we’ve decided to revamp our guide on how to use your frequent flyer points to fly in comfort to the Hawaiian Islands. Continue reading…

Get extra perks like free buffet breakfasts and spa treatments when booking luxury hotels through our in-house Point Hacks travel agent

Our Point Hacks in-house travel agent Luke Vaughan has now joined Ensemble, which is a value-added hotel program that offers premier accommodations at more than 600 four-and-five star properties in the most popular resort and city destinations around the world.

In this post, we introduce the program, explain the extra benefits available to you, and advise how to maximise your points and status earn. Continue reading…

Up to 40,000 bonus points on offer for signing up to a David Jones American Express card

Amex are offering the choice between picking up 30,000 Qantas Points or 40,000 DJ’s Membership Rewards points with the David Jones Platinum card, and 15,000 Qantas Points or 20,000 DJ’s Membership Rewards points with the lower-tier David Jones card.

The David Jones American Express card range is a sleeper hit for savvy points collectors thanks to its ability to earn bonus Qantas Points for specific spend categories.
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