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Credit Card Hack: How to get a free Xbox One on sign up

Are you a gamer shopping for a credit card? Score an Xbox One package while you’re at it.

Xbox Live has over 40 million registered users worldwide. Each of those users has a credit card attached to that account. All too often in Australia, we sign up for a credit card with online purchases and service registration in mind without considering the benefits and rewards that different credit cards in Australia offer. Below are’s top hack for making the most out of your next credit card.

How to get an Xbox One package on sign up

These credit cards have rewards systems in place that give you enough bonus points on sign up that you can use to redeem gift cards. Affiliated retailers include JB Hi-Fi, Westfield and Harvey Norman. You can redeem up to $500 in cards by signing up to one of the credit cards below - effectively covering the cost for an Xbox One package.

Disclaimer: It should be noted that most these cards have an annual fee. In some cases, the annual fee is still lower than the RRP of an Xbox One.

Xbox Bonus Points Credit Cards

Rates last updated December 15th, 2018
Name Product Bonus Points Rewards Program Rewards Points per $ spent Purchase rate (p.a.) Annual fee Product Description
American Express Platinum Card
80,000 bonus points
Membership Rewards Ascent Premium
$1,450 p.a.
Annual $450 Platinum Travel Credit, 80,000 bonus Membership Rewards points and access to more than 1,200 VIP lounges worldwide.
American Express Platinum Business Card
120,000 bonus points
Membership Rewards
$1,750 p.a.
Get 120,000 bonus points, platinum concierge, complimentary lounge passes, overseas travel insurance and luxury hotel benefits.
American Express Velocity Platinum Card
50,000 bonus points
Velocity Frequent Flyer
20.74% p.a.
$375 p.a.
Receive 50,000 bonus Velocity Points and enjoy complimentary lounge passes, a domestic return flight and insurance covers.
ANZ Rewards Black Credit Card
120,000 bonus points
ANZ Rewards Program
18.79% p.a.
$375 p.a.
Receive 120,000 bonus Reward Points and $100 back onto your card when you spend $7,500 within the first 3 months, plus, lounge passes.
Citi Prestige Card
400,000 bonus points
Citi Rewards Program
20.99% p.a.
$700 p.a.
Earn 20,000 monthly bonus points for 20 months (400,000 total). Plus, unlimited airport lounge access and free hotel stays.
Qantas American Express Ultimate Card
55,000 bonus points
Qantas Frequent Flyer
20.74% p.a.
$450 p.a.
Receive 55,000 bonus Qantas Points, a $450 Qantas Travel Credit each year and 2 complimentary Qantas Club lounge invitations per year.

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Already own a console? Beef up your Xbox arsenal with these sweet add-ons

ItemValuePoints costType (Console, Game, Gift Card, Accessory)
Moshi Bassburger With Bluetooth And MicrophoneNA14,600Accessory
Moshi Volume Restricted Headphones For Kids In BlueNA6,600Accessory
Beats Studio 2.0 Over-ear HeadphonesNA74,000Accessory
Beats Solo HD Headphones 2.0 RedNA50,500Accessory
Harman Kardon Onyx Wireless Speaker System with Rechargeable BatteryNA135,200Accessory
Bose® SoundLink® Mini Bluetooth speaker II with Soft Cover - PearlNA65,800Accessory
Panasonic RP-HC800 Premium Noise Cancelling HeadphonesNA43,000Accessory
Bose SoundDock® XT speakerNA41,900Accessory
JBL Flip II NFC Bluetooth Wireless Speaker - RedNA36,500Accessory
Beats Pill 2.0 Wireless Speaker - Red + Bonus Beats Pill Sleeve ($49 RRP)NA53,400Accessory
Bose Solo 15 TV sound systemNA122,300Accessory
Bose® QuietComfort® 25 Acoustic Noise Cancelling® headphonesNA77,100Accessory
Beats Studio Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - WhiteNA87,300Accessory
Beats Pill 2.0 Wireless Speaker - Black + Bonus Beats Pill Sleeve ($49 RRP)NA53,400Accessory
Beats by Dr. Dre Powerbeats2 Wireless HeadphonesNA41,800Accessory
Bose® SoundLink® Colour Bluetooth® speakerNA38,900Accessory
Beats Solo HD Headphones 2.0 BlackNA50,500Accessory
Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless Headphones with Heart Rate MonitorNA45,600Accessory
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H6 Headphones - BlackNA110,700Accessory
Bose® QuietComfort® 20 Acoustic Noise Cancelling® headphones for iOS - whiteNA82,800Accessory
Bose® SoundLink® on-ear Bluetooth® headphones - BlackNA65,200Accessory
Monster SuperStar HD Bluetooth Speaker - GreyNA38,700Accessory
Philips SHD8600 Wireless HeadphonesNA37,100Accessory
Logitech UE Boom Wireless SpeakerNA41,700Accessory
Samsung HW-J651 4.1-Channel 320W Multiroom SoundbarNA155,000Accessory
Samsung HW-J450 2.1-Channel 300W SoundbarNA88,600Accessory
EXPRESS DESPATCH -Bose SoundLink® Bluetooth® speaker IIINA79,300Accessory
Beats Solo2 Wireless HeadphonesNA61,800Accessory
Sonos PLAY:3 Wireless Speaker System (White)NA93,000Accessory
Samsung HW-J551 320W Series 5 SoundbarNA121,800Accessory
JBL Flip II NFC Bluetooth Wireless Speaker - BlackNA36,500Accessory
Panasonic SC-HC29GN-K 20W Micro Sound System in BlackNA40,400Accessory
Bang & Olufsen EarSet 3i - BlackNA56,100Accessory
Sonos PLAY:5 Wireless Speaker System - BlackNA126,300Accessory
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A2 Portable Bluetooth SpeakerNA92,500Accessory
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini Wireless SpeakerNA46,300Accessory
Bose® CineMate® 15 home theater speaker systemNA159,300Accessory
Sonos Sub SpeakerNA214,900Accessory
Panasonic SC-AKX200 2.0 Channel 400W Mini System with Free GiftNA76,900Accessory
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H8 Noise Cancelling Headphones - Gray HazelNA139,400Accessory
Monster SuperStar HD Bluetooth Speaker - GreenNA38,700Accessory
Myer mygiftcard$50087,800Gift Card
David Jones Gift Card$50087,800Gift Card
Westfield Gift Card$50087,800Gift Card
Harvey Norman Gift Card$50087,800Gift Card
Myer mygiftcard$30053,600Gift Card
Westfield Gift Card$25044,700Gift Card
Myer mygiftcard$20035,800Gift Card
David Jones Gift Card$20035,800Gift Card
Harvey Norman Gift Card$20035,800Gift Card
JB Hi-Fi Gift Card$10017,900Gift Card
Myer mygiftcard$10017,900Gift Card
David Jones Gift Card$10017,900Gift Card
Westfield Gift Card$10017,900Gift Card
Kmart Gift Voucher$10017,900Gift Card
Target Gift Card$10017,900Gift Card
JB Hi-Fi Gift Card$509300Gift Card
Myer mygiftcard$509,300Gift Card
David Jones Gift Card$509,300Gift Card
Westfield Gift Card$509,300Gift Card
Kmart Gift Voucher$509,300Gift Card
Target Gift Card$509,300Gift Card
Toys R Us Gift Card$509,300Gift Card
Myer mygiftcard$254,700Gift Card
David Jones Gift Card$254,700Gift Card
Westfield Gift Card$254,700Gift Card
David Jones Gift Card$203,800Gift Card
Kmart Gift Voucher$203,800Gift Card
Harvey Norman Gift Card$203,800Gift Card
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