Finder Awards 2021 Best Frequent Flyer Credit Card

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Methodology

Here's how our expert analysts assessed the Best Frequent Flyer Credit Card category to pick the 2021 winner.

Selection Criteria

  • Must directly earn frequent flyer points with Virgin or Qantas
  • Not business card
  • Card must not require loans or specific amounts of savings as eligibility criteria.
  • Annual fee below $500.

Presumptions

  • Qantas and Virgin Australia points will be treated equally
  • Tiebreakers are ranked by the lowest interest rate

Weighting

  • Annual fee 25%
  • Purchase interest rate 2.5%
  • Soft points cap 5%
  • Signup and minimum spend bonus points 25%
  • Max international transaction fee 5%
  • Basic earn rate (pointe per dollar) 27.5%
  • Lounge passes 10%

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