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HSBC Premier Mastercard

HSBC issues two credit cards that come with travel rewards: a basic free card and a World Elite card with a £195 annual fee.

Both cards are only available to existing HSBC Premier current account holders and offer a variety of benefits including a sign-up bonus and airport lounge access.

You can read our review of the free HSBC Premier Mastercard here and our review of the HSBC Premier World Elite Mastercard here.

Our overview of what HSBC Premier credit card points are worth is here.

Three credit cards worth keeping, unused, just for their benefits

Typically there are three different types of travel loyalty credit cards you can apply for: Head for Points tends to focus on the first two types. I thought it was worth another look at the three .....

Typically there are three different types of travel loyalty credit cards you can apply for: Head for Points .....

by Rob Burgess52 comments

Priority Pass increases its airport restaurant credit to £18

Airport lounge access card Priority Pass has increased its airport restaurant credit by 20% Effective immediately, you will receive £18 credit towards a meal or drinks at a participating airport .....

Airport lounge access card Priority Pass has increased its airport restaurant credit by 20% Effective .....

by Rob Burgess70 comments

What are the most valuable UK credit card sign-up bonuses?

It’s time for our annual rank of the best UK travel credit card sign-up bonuses in terms of cold hard cash. With the two Virgin Atlantic Reward Mastercards making permanent increases to their .....

It’s time for our annual rank of the best UK travel credit card sign-up bonuses in terms of cold hard .....

by Rob Burgess39 comments

What is the best Mastercard or Visa credit card to get?

I get a steady stream of reader emails looking for advice on the best Visa or Mastercard credit card for earning Avios, airline miles or hotel points.   The comprehensive Head for Points reward .....

I get a steady stream of reader emails looking for advice on the best Visa or Mastercard credit card for .....

by Rob Burgess2 comments

What are HSBC Premier credit card points worth?

HSBC Premier shook up its credit card rewards two years ago, adding a lot of new airline transfer partners and introducing hotel transfer partners for the first time. With such a large number of .....

HSBC Premier shook up its credit card rewards two years ago, adding a lot of new airline transfer partners and .....

by Rob Burgess49 comments

What are the benefits of the free HSBC Premier Mastercard credit card?

Why should you get the HSBC Premier Mastercard credit card? Today, I want to look at the top 10 card benefits you get if you apply for a HSBC Premier Mastercard credit card. Here is the legal .....

Why should you get the HSBC Premier Mastercard credit card? Today, I want to look at the top 10 card benefits .....

by Rob Burgess

What are the benefits of the HSBC Premier World Elite Mastercard credit card?

Why should you get the HSBC Premier World Elite Mastercard credit card? Today, I want to look at the top 10 card benefits you get if you apply for a HSBC Premier World Elite Mastercard credit card. .....

Why should you get the HSBC Premier World Elite Mastercard credit card? Today, I want to look at the top 10 .....

by Rob Burgess

What is the best Star Alliance credit card?

What credit card should you get if you want to redeem for flights with a Star Alliance airline? Let’s find out. Who are the members of Star Alliance? The bulk of major global airlines have .....

What credit card should you get if you want to redeem for flights with a Star Alliance airline? Let’s .....

by Rob Burgess34 comments

Which UK airports offer £15 meal credits via Priority Pass?

Airport lounge access card Priority Pass has been on a roll in the last couple of months, adding a large number of new UK restaurant deals for its cardholders via a deal with catering group SSP. At .....

Airport lounge access card Priority Pass has been on a roll in the last couple of months, adding a large .....

by Rob Burgess12 comments

Who are the HSBC Premier credit card airline and hotel transfer partners?

18 months ago, HSBC Premier undertook a substantial upgrading of its credit card transfer partners. What was a bit of a laughing stock – although Avios was also partner – suddenly became a .....

18 months ago, HSBC Premier undertook a substantial upgrading of its credit card transfer partners. What was a .....

by Rob Burgess27 comments

Which UK airports offer £15 meal credits via Priority Pass?

Airport lounge access card Priority Pass has been on a roll in the last couple of months, adding a large number of new UK restaurant deals for its cardholders via a deal with catering group SSP. At .....

Airport lounge access card Priority Pass has been on a roll in the last couple of months, adding a large .....

by Rob Burgess25 comments

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