Both at home and while travelling, cars can add extra expenses while giving very little back. With a little knowledge, it is possible for them to return some benefits to your bank account or frequent flyer account. All it takes is a little knowledge.

The best petrol loyalty programs
The major supermarkets offer point incentives and discounts to stay loyal to their petrol station partners. Is it worth the bother, and if so, which one should you choose? FrequentPoints ranks the three major petrol loyalty programs head-to-head.

Save up to 10% in points & benefits when buying Caltex petrol/a>
Caltex is a bit of an outlier in the loyalty program area. Through a little bit of craftiness, buying petrol at their stations allows you to earn rewards and benefits in five different ways, saving up to 10%.

Triple-dipping to get the most car hire benefits

If you take enough holidays there is all likelihood that at some point you'll need to hire a car. For some travellers it will be more frequent than others. Even those needing frequent use of cars for travel will be wondering about the best loyalty strategy for making the most out of car hire.