Earning more points from shopping
Both online and real world shopping can earn points towards a flight or other rewards. The most common way is to have a credit card that earns rewards. While that's a good first step, there are many ways to gain more benefits that won't cost you any extra nor will need to fill your wallet or purse with an array of loyalty cards.
Should I get a credit card that earns rewards? ↦It's no secret that banks and credit card providers lure customers with promises of free rewards. The ads look enticing with flights, holidays and luxury goods as temptations to use their cards. But it's important to stop for a moment and ask, are credit card rewards programs worth it?
Getting the most points out of buying alcohol: BWS versus Liquorland ↦If you want to buy some alcohol and your choice is between BWS and Liquorland, is one better than the other in terms of points and benefits earned? The answer is a definite yes. Over the course of a year, here's how to collect rewards that amount to almost a month's worth of spending.
How useful are Flybuys? ↦It is almost impossible to escape the nagging exposure of the major supermarket loyalty programs. From promotions in-store to their equivalent of "do you you want fries with that" at the checkout, namely "Do you have a Flybuys card?" With all this promotion, what benefits do you get from the program? More importantly how much value does it offer?
How useful are Woolworths Rewards? ↦The chief competitor to Flybuys, Woolworths Rewards can offer more benefits in some areas, but also be more restrictive in others. Is Woolworth Rewards better value than Flybuys and more importantly, is it any value at all?