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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.

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

Get a 25% bonus on HSBC Premier credit card points conversions to Avios

HSBC has launched a new 25% bonus on conversions of HSBC Premier credit card points to Avios. Surprisingly, this bonus is not a secret for once – at least for some! Readers are reporting a .....

HSBC has launched a new 25% bonus on conversions of HSBC Premier credit card points to Avios. Surprisingly, .....

by Rob Burgess48 comments

What is the best Avios credit card?

What is the best Avios credit card? In this article I want to look at your options for earning Avios points from a UK credit card, and explain my preferred choices. There are nine UK credit cards .....

What is the best Avios credit card? In this article I want to look at your options for earning Avios points .....

by Rob Burgess46 comments

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 Burgess32 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 Burgess

Review: the HSBC Premier World Elite Mastercard credit card

This is our review of the HSBC Premier World Elite Mastercard credit card. It is part of our series of articles looking at the major UK loyalty credit cards and discussing whether or not they are .....

This is our review of the HSBC Premier World Elite Mastercard credit card. It is part of our series of .....

by Rob Burgess36 comments

Review: the HSBC Premier Mastercard credit card

This is our review of the HSBC Premier Mastercard credit card. It is part of our series of articles looking at the major UK loyalty credit cards and discussing whether or not they are worth applying .....

This is our review of the HSBC Premier Mastercard credit card. It is part of our series of articles looking at .....

by Rob Burgess5 comments

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