Commonwealth Bank Awards Card

Enjoy 30,000 bonus Awards points and up to 55 interest-free days on purchases with the CommBank Awards Card.

Spend with the Commonwealth Bank Awards card and take advantage of one of the largest rewards programs available in Australia. You can redeem Awards points in-store at Myer or Flight Centre, exchange them for frequent flyer points or browse the CommBank Awards catalogue for over 1,000 reward options.

5.99% p.a.

Balance transfer rate

for 5 months


Bonus points

20.24% p.a.

Purchase rate


Reward point

Per $ spent (Visa/Mastercard)



  • 30,000 bonus Awards points offer
  • Earn 1 Awards point per $1 spent on everyday purchases.


  • Points are capped at 50,000 per year.

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Expert review

The Commonwealth Bank Awards credit card is the bank’s entry-level rewards product. Cardholders will earn 1 Awards point per eligible $1 spent, but it has a lower annual points cap than some more premium Awards cards.

How to apply

You can apply for the Commonwealth Bank Awards card online. Before you get started, check if you meet the eligibility criteria and that you have the necessary information.

Eligibility criteria

  • New cardholders. To be eligible for the bonus points offer you cannot hold or have held any CommBank Awards card in the previous 12 months.
  • Residency. You must be legally allowed to work in Australia. If you are not a permanent resident or citizen you will need to provide your visa details.

Card benefits

  • Bonus points offer. Apply by 31 October 2019 and you will earn 30,000 bonus CommBank Awards points when you spend at least $2,000 on eligible purchases on your new card before 31 January 2020. To give you an idea of your points potential, you can exchange 30,000 Awards points for 12,000 Velocity or Qantas Points or $125 worth of gift cards (26,700 points). Please note that to receive the bonus points promotion, you cannot hold or have held a CommBank Awards card in the last 12 months.
  • CommBank Awards program. Earn 1 Awards point per $1 spent on eligible everyday purchases. Points are capped at 50,000 per year. Your points won't expire and you can also earn uncapped Bonus Points when you shop with bonus partners for entertainment, shopping, travel and more.

Rates & fees

  • Annual fee. This card charges an annual fee of $59 p.a.
  • Purchase interest rate. Purchases will accrue interest at a variable rate of 20.24% p.a.
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