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Earn 8mpd on OCBC Titanium Rewards

Get 8 mpd with your OCBC Titanium Rewards card on up to S$500 spend at six merchants between now and 30th November OCBC is currently running a new promotion for the upcoming 10.10 shopping festival, offering Titanium Rewards cardholders to earn 20X OCBC$ (or 8 KrisFlyer miles) for every dollar spent. This bonus earn rate is capped at an additional 5,000 OCBC$ (or 2,000 miles). The bonus miles only apply if you spend with six local merchants until the end of November 2020, but you’ll have to act quick since it’s capped at the first 5,000 to register. Register here Details of the offer First, you must register for the promotion here. You will need your credit card number as well as the registered mobile phone number. Once successfully registered, you will 8 miles per dollar spent at the following six merchants from now until 30 Nov 2020: Amazon Apple Lazada Qoo10 Shopee Taobao The fine terms Note that if you hold both the blue and the pink versions of the card, you will only be …

OCBC VOYAGE offers 2.5mpd on dining in August

This is a 1.2 additional mpd on top of its usual 1.3mpd OCBC VOYAGE cardholders finally have something to shout about: the bank will offer 2.5 miles per dollar spent on dining spending in August 2020, capped at S$1,000. This enhanced earn rate applies to all versions of the VOYAGE card and the enhanced rate of 2.5mpd holds same, regardless of what’s your base earn rate (either 1.3 or 1.6 mpd). Registration for this promotion is not required and all cardholders are automatically included in the promotion. For any reason you are dining overseas (perhaps you are just based in UK and decides to use your Singapore credit card anyway), you will still earn only 2.5 mpd on dining spend. Bonus miles will be awarded by October According to OCBC’s terms and conditions, the bonus miles will be awarded two months after the end of the promotional period, i.e. by 31 Oct. Note that OCBC has moved to a S$5 block for the award of miles, so that means that you will earn a total …

Earn 4 bonus mpd on mobile payments with Amex-Krisflyer cards

Amex-Krisflyer co-branded cardholders will earn up to 5.3 mpd on mobile wallet transactions, capped at S$250 spend American Express has launched a new offer for Krisflyer branded cardholders, offering 4 extra miles per dollar spent via mobile wallet. Details of offer Upon registration, each cardmember can earn 4 bonus miles per dollar spent, up to a cap of 1,000 bonus miles to be given per card. This translates to a spend cap of S$250. The promotion is only available through the American Express app under the “Offers” section, and limited to the first 10,000 registrations. Registration ends when all 10,000 registrations are taken or on 16 Aug, whichever is earlier. Based on the terms and conditions, the following modes of payment qualify as ‘mobile wallet’ spending: Apple Pay Google Pay on Android devices only (excluding payments made on iOS devices and Google Chrome) Samsung Pay The bonus KrisFlyer miles should be deposited in your card account within five working days from the qualifying spend, but as always Amex will say that this “may take up …

Bank of China slashes BOC Elite Miles card earn rate from 15 Jun

The revised rates are abysmal, so remember to cash out your points by 15 Jun BOC with its spectacular BOC Elite Miles card, has finally blinked. The card, which has one of the highest local spend earn rates for a general spending card, will be effectively reducing the earn rate of BOC Elite Miles card from 15 Jun, according to a revised terms and conditions document sent out to cardmembers yesterday (via SMS, no less). The keyword here being ‘effectively’ because of the way the change is made. Most other banks will usually change the earn rate of the cards, but BOC has taken the other approach by changing the conversion rate. BOC will be changing the conversion rate of your BOC points to miles from 15 Jun, as follow: Frequent Flyer Programme Currently From 15 Jun Krisflyer 30,000 points to 10,000 miles 45,000 points to10,000 miles Asia Miles 18,000 points to6,000 miles 27,000 points to6,000 miles This means that the conversion cost of your BOC points has gone up by 50%, effectively reducing your …

OCBC Titanium Rewards to award OCBC$ in blocks of S$5 spend

OCBC going down the UOB way. Right after OCBC made changes to the 90°N card, the bank also revised the OCBC Titanium Rewards card to give out points in blocks of S$5 spend from 1 Jun 2020. On top of the earning change, OCBC will also be add more exclusion categories to what will earn you bonus points with the Titanium Rewards card. Earning OCBC$ based on $5 blocks of spending Currently, cardmembers earn a flat 10 OCBC$, or 4 miles, per dollar spent on the Titanium Rewards card when spending on eligible categories (i.e. sclothes, accessories, shoes, bags, electronics and gadgets and babies’ and children’s wear). From 1 Jun, this will have a technical change: OCBC will award 50 OCBC$, or 20 miles, per S$5 spent, rounded down to the nearest S$5. Why this makes a difference Why this change is material to the Titanium Rewards card is because unlike the 90°N card, this card is a specialised spending card (i.e. the bonus applies for spending in specific categories). The difference lies in the …