Reward Program News

Buying HHonors points to cut hotel costs

Buying loyalty points to save on business and first class flights is a topic frequently covered on Australian Business Travelle...

Chris Chamberlin |

QFF: points & upgrades with Emirates

The partnership between Qantas and Emirates has not only opened up dozens of new routes and one-stop flights into Europe and th...

David Flynn |

Your guide to Citibank Rewards

With airline partners including Virgin Australia, Singapore Airlines and Emirates, Citibank Rewards is a must-know program for ...

Chris Chamberlin |

Who can access AMEX Centurion lounges?

American Express’ airport Centurion Lounges in the United States welcome many more credit card holders than you might thi...

Chris Chamberlin |

Suncorp and more slash credit card points

Earning frequent flyer points on your everyday spend is about to become harder for Suncorp and Card Services customers with the...

Chris Chamberlin |

How to earn Starpoints with Uber

Starwood’s partnership with Uber allows members of the Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) loyalty program to earn Starpoints ...

Chris Chamberlin |

AMEX debuts new $0 'Essential' card

Paying credit card annual fees simply to earn frequent flyer points is slowly becoming a thing of the past with the launch of t...

Chris Chamberlin |

Use AMEX MR points for everyday purchases

American Express cardholders who earn points in the Membership Rewards scheme can now redeem those points on the fly against pu...

Chris Chamberlin |

Hertz Gold Plus Rewards: unofficial guide

With free upgrades for elite members and priority assistance desks for all, it makes sense to join the Hertz Gold Plus Rewards ...

Chris Chamberlin |

Shangri-La Jade status for AMEX Platinum

American Express Platinum and Centurion cardholders can now boost their loyalty status to Jade or Diamond in Shangri-La’s...

Chris Chamberlin |

Are points worth the credit card surcharge?

Credit cards are a great way to notch up frequent flyer points on the money you spend every day, but is it worth paying a credi...

Chris Chamberlin |

Fuel discounts vs frequent flyer points

Through the recent tie-up between Virgin Australia and BP, motorists may now be tempted to ditch the traditional ‘four ce...

Chris Chamberlin |

Making the most of the CBA Awards scheme

Whether you’re chasing frequent flyer points with Qantas or Virgin Australia, the Commonwealth Bank Awards program gives ...

Chris Chamberlin |

Europcar Privilege: the unofficial guide

Whether it’s a complimentary weekend rental, an upgrade to a better hire car or even free airport lounge membership, the ...

Chris Chamberlin |

Our guide to InterCon Ambassador

Whether you’re always on the road or travel just a handful of nights each year, the InterContinental Ambassador program q...

Chris Chamberlin |

What is a Qantas frequent flyer point worth?

You may have hundreds of thousands of Qantas Frequent Flyer points, or you may have just a handful, but the question remains th...

David Flynn |

The best AMEX cards for frequent flyers

American Express cards and avid frequent flyers go hand-in-hand: you’ll generally earn more points on an AMEX than you wo...

Chris Chamberlin |

Qantas Quest for Points game

Qantas has launched a Sim City-like virtual town in which members of its frequent flyer program can earn prizes. The ...

David Flynn |