Westpac Altitude Black boosts bonus offer to 80,000 Qantas Points

Sally McMullen 20 February 2018 NEWS

bali-shutterstock_570211363-738That’s more than enough points to get you a first class flight to Bali!

Westpac has given its Altitude Black bonus points offer another facelift. If you apply by 28 March 2018 and spend $5,000 on eligible purchases in the first 90 days, you’ll receive a whopping 80,000 bonus Qantas Points. As always with the Westpac Altitude Black card, you have the option of earning either Qantas Points or Westpac Altitude points.

So, what exactly could 80,000 bonus points get you? If you opt for the Qantas Points, you could redeem the points a return Economy (45,000 points) or one-way flight in Business (75,000 points) from Sydney to Denpasar (Bali). It's also enough points to redeem a one-way Economy flight from Sydney to New York or London (both 60,000 points)!

These are just a few examples of how you could reward yourself with your points, but make sure to compare your options on the Qantas website before you splurge.

As well as the bonus points, cardholders can also look forward to earning points on their World Mastercard. You’ll collect 0.625 Qantas Points per $1 spent in Australia and overseas.

The rewards don’t end here either. Since you’ll have enough points for an international holiday, you’ll be glad to know that you can cut costs with international travel insurance and transit accident insurance. Plus, Altitude Qantas members will receive two complimentary invitations to Qantas Club Lounges each year.

You can take advantage of a 24/7 personal concierge who can help you with everything from organising travel plans to booking restaurant reservations or concert tickets. You can also spend with peace of mind knowing that your account is protected by Westpac Added Online Security and a Fraud Money Back Guarantee.

Although this card is packed with rewards and extra features, it has a standard annual fee of $395. But if you apply by 28 March 2018, you can save with a reduced annual fee of $250 in the first year. The card also has a purchase rate of 20.24% p.a. and a cash advance rate of $20.74 p.a., so it’s best suited to cardholders who pay off their balance in full each statement period to avoid interest.

The Westpac Altitude Black offers a competitive bonus points offer and lots of extra features, but it’s not suited to everyone. With a hefty annual fee and a recommended income of $75,000 p.a., make sure that you meet the eligibility requirements and compare the fees and features of the card with other offers on the market before you apply.

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