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Accor Plus unleashes fast-track to ALL Gold, Platinum

Accor Plus members can upgrade their standard ALL Silver card to Gold after staying just 10 nights, or Platinum after 18.

Chris C. |

Plaza Premium Smart Traveller adopts new points expiry rules

Lounge lizards are in for a treat as Smart Traveller moves away from its previous rolling 12-month points expiry policy.

Chris C. |

Hilton Honors 2021 status match fast-track to Gold, Diamond

Get Gold or Diamond status through to 2023 with Hilton's latest status match promotion.

David Flynn |

Last chance to give away Hilton Honors Diamond, Gold status

For Hilton Honors’ Diamond guests, there are just a few days left to gift elite Hilton status to a friend or family member.

Chris C. |

AMEX loses Shangri-La Hotels, SQ fast-track status

Your shiny American Express card will no longer include two valued hotel and airline status perks.

David Flynn |

Hilton Honors Diamonds can now gift Gold or Diamond status

Give the gift of a year of free Hilton Honors status to a family member, friend or colleague.

Chris C. |

Plaza Premium extends Smart Traveller points to Dec 2021

With most international travel on hold, Smart Traveller members will have longer to use their hard-earned points.

Chris C. |

Flybuys points cut on Coles Rewards Mastercard

Coles’ points-earning plastic was, surprisingly, one of the most rewarding credit cards without an international transaction fee.

Chris C. |

Marriott Bonvoy Gold, Platinum status fast-track

Your next business trip or holiday could be all it takes to boost your way to Gold or even Platinum status at over 6,500 hotels.

Chris C. |

Woolworths reboots Woolworths Rewards as Everyday Rewards

After a four-year stint as Woolworths Rewards, the program reverts to its former name: and yes, you can still earn Qantas Points.

Chris C. |

Woolworths Rewards lands in Tasmania

At long last, Tasmanians will be able to earn Qantas Points at Woolworths, Big W department stores and BWS bottle shops.

Chris C. |

Marriott Bonvoy status fast-track in Asia Pacific

Marriott makes it quicker to climb the status ladder in 2020, and there's also a boost to elite members' lifetime status progress.

Chris C. |

Your guide to the Amplify Rewards credit card program

Here's your guide to earning and maximising reward points on St.George, Bank of Melbourne and BankSA Amplify credit cards.

Staff Writers |

IHG Rewards Club rolls out 'dynamic' reward pricing

IHG Rewards Club shakes up its reward rates – now, the number of points needed per night can change from one day to the next.

Chris C. |

How to earn, spend points on flights using Flybuys Travel

Triple-dip on points with Flybuys Travel: earn both Flybuys and frequent flyer points on flights, and your credit card points too.

Brandon Loo |

Why you shouldn't buy hotel loyalty points right now

Many hotel chains are offering compelling deals on buying points, but this is perhaps the worst time to take them up on that offer

Chris C. |

AMEX serves up double points, extends travel credit validity

Platinum and Centurion cardholders are in for a points bonanza, with welcome news for those holding AMEX travel credits, too.

Chris C. |

Uber Rewards rolls out six-month status extension

Uber Rewards is adding six months of gratis status to Gold, Platinum and Diamond members.

David Flynn |