• Crosscourt: the letter I received after this article was posted says AMEX will double the number of points I hold at the time that the changes kick in which effectively preserves the value of them for the time being. However, the way the changes were communicated was interesting. It trumpets th...

  • These changes mean that the Qantas Money Card makes much more economic sense than the Platinum Amex Charge Card for overseas spend and I suspect, but need to check it, the Qantas Credit Card for local spend. I wonder what attrition rate the Amex modelling spat out. It’s hard to imagine ...

  • The drastic reduction in earn rates on the $1450 per year Platinum Charge Card means this card no longer makes any economic sense regardless of what your spending patterns are. The 3 percent charge on foreign exchange conversions, for example, will be much greater than the value of the points ea...

  • Qantas closes Bangkok lounge

    Jan 04, 2016, 10:21 PM

    Well, I am a QF Platinum and flew from BKK to SIN today on Jetstar with a QF flight number but was refused entry to CIP lounge until 2pm which was useless as my flight departed at 1:30pm.  I rang the Qantas Platinum line as I was boarding and the consultant said he would take a note of it bu...

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