Remember my post about the ‘too good to be true’ NAB Flybuys credit card? When commenter Virginia suggested the Coles Flybuys Mastercard as an alternative, I sussed it out and discovered that it was much better value than the NAB, which is unsurprising since ‘[r]eward points for merchant-branded four-party platinum cards are more generous than the bank-branded platinum cards’ (via RBA’s March 2012 Bulletin).
In spite of my hesitation towards getting another credit card, the Coles Flybuys Mastercard deal was as good as, if not better than the latest SuperFood Ideas magazine being marked down from $2.99 to $2. So I signed up for a new card. Gosh, I am such a sucker for bargains. Continue reading