Boost your Qantas points balance with a new HSBC Platinum Qantas Credit Card. With 60,000 bonus points and a 1:1 points earn rate on everyday spending (capped), the HSBC Platinum Qantas Credit Card will have you earning Qantas Frequent Flyer points fast.
To get the 60,000 bonus points, you’ll need to apply by 30 June 2018, gain approval and spend $3,000 on eligible purchase with your credit card within 3 months of account opening.
✔️ 60,000 bonus Qantas points – with just one eligible purchases needed to trigger the bonus. That’s enough for seven economy flights between Sydney and Melbourne, a one way economy flight to the USA or Europe or a one way business class flight from Sydney to Bangkok on the Emirates A380.
✔️ 1 Qantas point per $1 spent (capped) – one of the highest rates available for a Visa card. Earn 1 Qantas point per dollar spent, up to $2,500 every month. Every $1 spent thereafter will earn 0.5 Qantas Points. This is capped at 7,500 per statement period (Qantas Bonus points are not subjected to capping).
✔️ $0 balance transfer – available from non-HSBC cards for a full 12 months – handy if you are looking to consolidate balances from other cards (and yes, you can still receive the 60,000 bonus points if you take advantage of the balance transfer offer). You’ll also receive up to 55 days interest-free on purchases when you pay the full balance (including any balance transfer, promotional purchases and the 0% p.a. balance transfer offer mentioned above) by the due date each month.
✔️ A range of complimentary insurances – including domestic and international travel insurance, car rental insurance and more (further details below).
✔️ Low $199 annual fee – The 60,000 Qantas points bonus offer is one of the best available for a low annual fee card, and you can easily offset the annual fee by taking advantage of the other card perks.
Apply now via our (mobile friendly) HSBC Partner Link . Or, for more information, delve further into the finer details of the offer, below:
Using your 60,000 bonus Qantas Frequent Flyer points
There are many great ways you could use your sign on bonus (just don’t buy a toaster!) Consider a business class upgrade, a one way economy flight to the USA or even an Emirates First Class flight across the Tasman. Get inspired by reading our recent post on the best ways to spend 60,000 Qantas points.
Enjoy a very low annual fee and $0 balance transfer
With a low $199 annual fee, the HSBC Platinum Qantas Credit Card won’t break the bank. You can also access a 0% balance transfer for 12 months (from non HSBC cards) – so you could save significantly if you have outstanding credit card balances elsewhere.
Earn 1 Qantas point for each $1 spent (capped)
Every day spending on eligible purchases earns you one Qantas point for each $1 spent up to a cap of $2,500 per statement period. This cap is perfect for conservative spenders, or if you plan to use your HSBC Platinum Qantas Credit Card as a ‘companion’ Visa for a higher earning American Express card. Over this cap, you’ll earn 0.5 Qantas Points to a maximum spend of $7,500 per statement period.
BPAY, Government fees and charges, balance transfers, cash transfers, cash advances, and interest free promotions are not considered eligible purchases.
Reward yourself with ‘Points Boost’, offering 20% extra bonus Qantas points until 2018
Once you receive your card, you can also register for ‘Points Boost’ – an HSBC promotion allowing you to turbocharge your points earn to 1.2 Qantas Points per $1 of everyday (eligible) spend until 31 December 2017 (bonus points does not apply to the 60,000 bonus points offer). You can also pocket one bonus Qantas Point per dollar spent when using the card to purchase Qantas flights or other services – and these bonus points are not subjected to the monthly cap.
Supplementary cards are also free of charge for family members, helping you to boost your spend for points!
Get peace of mind with a range of complimentary insurances
Your complimentary insurance benefits now includes Domestic Travel and Car Rental insurance, along with the International Travel Insurance, Extended Warranty Insurance, Guaranteed Pricing Scheme, Transit Accident Insurance and Purchase Protection Insurance that already comes with the card.
International travel insurance cover includes:
- unlimited hospital and medical expenses
- rental vehicle excess up to $3,000
- $2.5m legal liability
- luggage and travel documents ($25k individual / $40k family)
- transit accident insurance
- travel, cancellation, delay and disruption costs
Domestic cover is limited but does include trip delays, cancellations, luggage delays or losses and rental vehicle excess cover.
The HSBC Platinum Qantas Credit Card unlocks numerous other perks – both here and overseas
Your HSBC Platinum Qantas Credit Card provides a number of additional card member benefits both here in Australia and overseas. Card members enjoy:
- The Home&Away Privilege program – access to local and overseas offers, discounts and experiences
- HSBC Instant Savings – a complimentary membership to Frequent Values™ by Entertainment Publications (valued at $89). You can enjoy more than 4,500 exciting offers at participating restaurants, supermarkets, department stores, cinemas, family attractions, hotels and much more across Australia and New Zealand, every time you use your credit card.
- Visa Premium Benefits – your connection to money-can’t-buy experiences, from backstage passes to tickets to gallery openings. It’s a range of special privileges just for you.
- Free Qantas Frequent Flyer membership, if you’re not already a member (a saving of $89.50)
- Up to 55 days interest-free on purchases (when you pay the full balance including any balance transfer, promotional purchases and the 0% p.a. balance transfer offer above, by the due date each month), and
- The ability to make interest free purchases of up to 5 years at over 1,000 participating retail outlets across Australia. (minimum purchases apply).
Eligibility for the HSBC Platinum Qantas credit card
New customers need to apply by 30 June 2018, gain approval and spend $3,000 of eligible purchases within 3 months of account opening to receive the 60,000 points.
The minimum income requirement for the card is a very accessible $40,000. A minimum credit limit offered is $6,000.
Existing HSBC customers transferring from another HSBC credit card to this product are ineligible for this offer. Also excluded are those whom have already held the card in the past 18 months, Premier World Mastercard holders and HSBC staff.