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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.

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 Burgess74 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 Burgess

HSBC to add hotel points transfers to its UK loyalty credit cards

HSBC sent out a slightly cryptic email yesterday to holders of its Rewards Credit Card, Premier Credit Card and Premier World Elite Credit Card. The gist of the email was to explain that a new online .....

HSBC sent out a slightly cryptic email yesterday to holders of its Rewards Credit Card, Premier Credit Card .....

by Rob Burgess43 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 Burgess22 comments

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 Burgess34 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 Burgess8 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. How do I value my miles and points? The biggest question mark is over the value of the .....

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

by Rob Burgess34 comments

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 Burgess20 comments

Get a 20%-40% bonus on points transfers into Etihad Guest

Etihad Guest is currently running another of its occasional transfer bonus weekends. Weekend, this time around, relates to the Middle East weekend so you need to move your points by Saturday evening .....

Etihad Guest is currently running another of its occasional transfer bonus weekends. Weekend, this time .....

by Rob Burgess15 comments

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

We now have confirmation that HSBC has launched a 25% bonus on conversions of HSBC Premier credit card points to Avios. We covered this story over the weekend after readers reported seeing a .....

We now have confirmation that HSBC has launched a 25% bonus on conversions of HSBC Premier credit card points .....

by Rob Burgess32 comments

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

HSBC has launched a secret 25% bonus on conversions of HSBC Premier credit card points to Avios. I say ‘secret’ because no announcement has been made.  HSBC has form on this front, .....

HSBC has launched a secret 25% bonus on conversions of HSBC Premier credit card points to Avios. I say .....

by Rob Burgess70 comments

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