Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 25 Oct 2015
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I am visiting HKG next week for 6 days and will be making some reasonable expenditure throughout the trip for various reasons.
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If you do choose to use the Premier Platinum card, make sure you always opt to pay in HKD if given a currency choice: if you opt to pay in AUD, you'll only earn points at the 'Australian' earn rate (not the higher 'foreign currency' rate), and will still be charged the 3% international transaction fee. The business you're paying will also add their own margin into the HKD:AUD exchange rate if you pay in AUD at the point of sale (costing you more and getting you less), so always, always pay in HKD, haha.
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