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Topic # 68234 17-Sep-2010 10:51 Send private message

I received a letter from TelstraClear yesterday saying they were changing the way they give AA Rewards.

In short instead of 1 point for every $15 spent it will be 10 points for every month where you spend $79 or more.

This means if you spend less than $79 you will no longer get points. Also if you spend more than $150 you will get a maximum of 10 points not more.

I have only a 10GB cable modem plan with no phone for $54.95 p/m which gave 3 points now but will give none from now on. The letter suggests one add extra services to spend more than $79 to not lose AA Rewards.

I wonder how many others out there spend less than $79 so will lose their AA Rewards. Also how many spend more than $165 so will only get 10 points and not 11 or more as at present.

With my 10GB cable plan becoming 20GB from next month for a modest price increase that's great - TelstraClear giveth and TelstraClear taketh away.

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  Reply # 381124 17-Sep-2010 10:55 Send private message

Try being $300 a month and now getting half the points you once did.

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  Reply # 381263 17-Sep-2010 13:47 Send private message

I got a letter saying how much better off I'd be with the change.

The problem is my $79.95 plan will cost $69.95 from next month so I'll now get no points at all.

Massive PR fail.


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  Reply # 381301 17-Sep-2010 15:01 Send private message

I'm in the same position as you geek4me.
Had to laugh at the suggestion of purchasing more services from TelstraClear to earn a few AA points!

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