HSBC Premier Mastercard

The HSBC Premier Mastercard is the most generous Visa or MasterCard which offers Avios points. It can also be used to earn Etihad Guest, Krisflyer or Asia Miles points. You need to have a HSBC Premier current account to apply which, whilst free, requires specific income and investment criteria. My review of the card is here. A new World Elite version, with a £195 fee, was launched in 2016 and is reviewed here.

Comparing the 10 UK Avios credit cards that can earn you points!

What is the best Avios credit card?  With the Lloyds Avios Rewards credit card now closed to new applicants, I wanted to take another look at the other remaining options for earning Avios points from a UK credit card and suggest your best strategy. If […]

What is the best Avios credit card? (Part 1: comparing sign-up bonuses)

What is the best credit card for earning Avios points? This is not as easy an answer as you might think.  Beginners to this hobby may not be aware of the full range of cards which are available.  You have more options than you may […]

What is the best Visa or Mastercard credit card for earning Avios, air miles or hotel points?

I get a steady stream of reader emails looking for advice on the best Visa or Mastercard miles and points card.  With earning rates being cut following the EU cap on interchange fees, it isn’t easy. The Head for Points credit card guide covers many […]

Which five loyalty credit cards are worth keeping for their benefits even if you never use them?

Typically there are three different types of travel loyalty credit cards you can apply for: Cards you get just for the sign-up bonus Cards you get primarily for the strong on-going earnings rate Cards you get but don’t use because they come with generous perks […]

What are the top 10 reasons to get the HSBC Premier Mastercard?

Why should you get the HSBC Premier Mastercard? Today, in our ‘Top 10 Reasons’ series, I want to look at the top 10 reasons to apply for a HSBC Premier Mastercard credit card. You can see all of our ‘Top 10 Reasons’ series, focusing on […]

What are the top 10 reasons to get the HSBC Premier World Elite Mastercard?

Why should you get the HSBC Premier World Elite Mastercard? Today, in our ‘Top 10 Reasons’ series, I want to look at the top 10 reasons to apply for a HSBC Premier World Elite Mastercard credit card. You can see all of our ‘Top 10 […]

What are the top UK credit card sign-up deals by £ value?

I am in The Sunday Times as part of an article discussing how to earn miles and points from credit cards.  It is the Money section if you have a copy – the link is here but there is a paywall. As it will bring across […]

The LoungeKey airport lounges you can enter with the HSBC Premier World Elite MasterCard

The HSBC Premier World Elite Mastercard is the most generous Visa or Mastercard available if you want to earn Avios.  The earnings rate is great at 1 Avios per £1 spent. We have a full review of the HSBC Premier World Elite Mastercard credit card […]

Why the only thing better than transferable points is INSTANTLY transferable points

Over the past few days I’ve been updating a few introductory articles to miles and points, in recognition of the fact that we get a lot of new readers in January as people start to look at planning their Summer travel. Today I want to […]

The new 25% transfer bonus from HSBC Premier credit card points to Avios is working, honest

A week ago, we wrote that we may be about to see a new transfer bonus between HSBC Premier credit cards and British Airways Executive Club. This was based on the fact that a HFP reader, ZW, found this PDF on the HSBC website – […]

News: HSBC Premier to Avios transfer bonus coming?, Hilton’s EXCELLENT Japan / HK flash sale

New HSBC to Avios transfer bonus coming? We may be about to see a new transfer bonus between HSBC Premier credit cards and British Airways Executive Club. A HFP reader, ZW, found this PDF on the HSBC website – click here. It shows a 25% […]

Review: the HSBC Premier World Elite Mastercard credit card

This is my review of the HSBC Premier World Elite Mastercard credit card. It is part of my series of articles looking at the major UK loyalty credit cards and discussing whether or not they are worth applying for. These articles will be linked to […]

Review: the HSBC Premier Mastercard credit card

This is my review of the HSBC Premier Mastercard credit card. It is part of my series of articles looking at the major UK loyalty credit cards and discussing whether or not they are worth applying for. These articles will be linked to the relevant […]

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