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Written by Ravindra Bhagwanani on . Posted in News

Star Alliance is now about to launch its own co-branded credit card – in Australia. The Visa card lets you earn Star Alliance Points, which can then be converted into miles/points of any Star program, from where they can be redeemed according to the corresponding program rules. In a nutshell, there are more rewarding credit card offers if you just look at accruing a maximum of points, but the sweet point of the card (which is not cheap, but with an annual fee waived for the first year) is that you can qualify for Star Alliance Gold status in the program of your choice by meeting a minimum spend threshold. In the first year, this is a very low 4,000 AUD, but for renewing the status afterwards, a more serious annual spend of 60,000 AUD will be required.