CommBank Awards Credit Card

CommBank Awards are offered across 4 CommBank credit cards issued by CommBank all of which are designed for personal use and are companion credit cards which come with an American Express credit card in association with a MasterCard to provide global acceptance and the ability to maximise all the Reward earning opportunities.

CommBank Awards is the largest rewards program of any bank in Australia and each of the Awards Credit Cards has no expiry date on the points earned. Award Points can be redeemed via the CommBank App or via the CommBank Awards website, where the redmption choices are extensive from travel, gift cards, frequent flyer points and goods and services from many top brands.

Commonwealth Bank Awards Credit Cards - What do they offer?

Bonus Award point Opportunities

As the largest rewards programs offered by the banks the CommBank Awards program delivers the broadest selection of Bonus Partners whom offer the highest Award earn rates. These partners include: 

Adairs, Bob Jane T-Marts, Crown Metropol, Crown Promenade Hotel, Crown Towers, Hoyts, Magshop, Napoleon Perdis, Prouds the Jewellers, RedBalloon, Rendezvous Hotels & Resorts International, Thrifty Car Hire and Village Cinemas.

A recent innovation introduced by Comm Bank to their Awards Reward program is the feature that allows you to pay for goods in store with your CommBank Awards. This feature can be used at Myer where you simply redeem your Awards points instantly in-store at Myer for purchases by presenting your Awards credit card. This feature can also be used to redeem Awards points for travel with no blackout dates at Flight Centre where you can choose any seat, any airline, any destination at any time.

 

Frequent Flyer Point Transfer Opportunities

CommBank Awards have flexible options for transferring Award Points to their Airline Partners, Qantas and Virgin Australia.

Qantas Frequent Flyer

To start earning Qantas Points with your CommBank Awards credit card, you will need to be a member of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program, and then opt into Qantas Frequent Flyer Direct that costs $30.

Once you have joined and opted in all future CommBank Awards points earned will be automatically transferred to your nominated Qantas Frequent Flyer account each month. The transfer rates between Awards and Qantas Points are outlined below:

1 Qantas Frequent Flyer Point =

  • CommBank Awards Credit Card: 2.5 CommBank Awards points
  • CommBank Gold Awards Credit Card: 2.5 CommBank Awards points
  • CommBank Platinum Awards Credit Card: 2.5 CommBank Awards points
  • CommBank Diamond Awards Credit Card: 2.5 CommBank Awards points

 

Velocity Frequent Flyer

With Velocity Frequent Flyer, the global frequent flyer program of Virgin Australia, you can earn and redeem Velocity Frequent Flyer Points around the globe with their network of program partners.

Use your Velocity Frequent Flyer Points to travel to over 500 destinations worldwide with Virgin Australia and their airline partners, including Singapore Airlines, Etihad Airways, Air New Zealand and Delta Air Lines.

Award points can only be transferred to a Velocity Account in the same name as the primary cardholder of the CommBank Awards account and must be transferred in increments of 1,000 Award points with a minimum transfer of 3,600 Awards per transfer.

1 Velocity Frequent Flyer point =

  • CommBank Awards Credit Card: 2.5 CommBank Awards points
  • CommBank Gold Awards Credit Card: 2.5 CommBank Awards points
  • CommBank Platinum Awards  Credit Card: 2 CommBank Awards points
  • Diamond Awards Credit Card: 2 CommBank Awards points

 

Redeeming CommBank Awards for Gift Cards

CommBank offers one of the largest range of Gift Cards as an option for redeeming your CommBank Awards points. These gift cards can be redeemed at the following rates:

Discover our huge range of Gift Cards

  • $25 Gift Card = 5,400 Award points
  • $50 Gift Card = 10,700 Award points
  • $100 Gift Card = 20,000 Award points
  • $250 Gift Card = 50,000 Award points
  • $500 Gift Card = 100,000 Award points

Gif Card partners include: Myer, Caltex, Coles, Sunglasses Hut, Target, Flight Centre, Rebel, Kmart and BP petrol Stations.

 

Extra Credit Card Security when you most need it.

Lock, block, limit® is an Australian-first, award-winning security innovation exclusive to CommBank. It gives you the power to control your Award credit card transactions and enjoy extra security in real-time using the CommBank app or NetBank. The feature allows to secure your Award credit card account in 4 ways:

1. LOCK your Award credit card temporarily

If you misplace your Award credit card, you can temporarily lock it while you look for it. Then unlock it when you have located it.mAnd if your Award credit card is lost, you can now instantly cancel it and order a replacement credit card through the CommBank app or via NetBank.

2. BLOCK ATM cash advances

You can block ATM cash advances if you don’t want to withdraw cash from your Award credit card.

3. LOCK international payments

If you are not planning on shopping on an international website or travelling overseas you can lock international online and in-store payments. Then simply unlock them instantly whenever you need to

4. LIMIT your spending

Set a limit per transaction on your Award credit card, then whenever a purchase is above that limit, it will be declined and CommBank will alert you of the transaction.