Reward Program News

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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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Qantas launched Qantas Points online hub

Qantas continues the evolution of its frequent flyer program into an increasingly mainstream and self-sufficient rewards scheme...

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Diners: earn up to 2.25 AA miles per $1

UPDATE | A new promotion is underway for members of Starwood Preferred Guest, paying out a 20% bonus on mileage transfers to Am...

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The SPG program for Aussie travellers

Note: As of 13 February 2019, Starwood Preferred Guest will be integrated into the Marriott Bonvoy program.  With perks l...

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Qantas Aquire for Aussie businesses

Make it your mission to maximise your businesses' potential to earn Qantas Aquire points, which can later be converted to Qanta...

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Hilton HHonors for Australian travellers

With benefits like room upgrades, free Internet access and continental breakfast for frequent guests, you’ll want to slip...

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Virgin Australia points for luxe holidays

Virgin Australia is adding a string of six-star resorts to its roster of Velocity Frequent Flyer partners. You may not recogni...

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Free SPG Gold status after just one night

A single night's stay at any Starwood group hotel – including Sheraton, Westin and W properties – can land you free...

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HHonors: Qantas, Virgin or United miles?

Earlier this year, the ‘points and fixed miles’ earning option faced extinction in the Hilton HHonors program, chan...

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Qantas business travellers earn more Aquire points

Business travellers are the clear winners in Qantas' new Aquire rewards program, which will calculate the number of Aquire Poin...

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Wine showdown: epiQure vs. Virgin Wines

Want to top up your wine cellar and your Qantas or Virgin Australia frequent flyer balance at the same time? Both airlines tem...

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Europcar Privilege rejig: upgrades, lounge access

New features of the Europcar Privilege loyalty program have been unveiled, providing eligible members with car category upgrade...

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