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4 things you might not realise concierge can do

Complimentary concierge services come with many platinum and premium rewards cards these days. But while there are plenty of things you’d expect from your concierge service, there are also some great things you wouldn’t.

 

Restaurant reservations? Yes. Flight information? Makes sense. Hotel bookings? Of course. But below are just some of the services you might be surprised to learn your concierge may be able to provide, subject to availability. If they’re your cup of tea, why not make the most of them?

 

1. Booking your hair and makeup for that big event

If you’re in a strange city, it can be hard to know the best people to do your hair and/or makeup or where to get an appointment at short notice. Your concierge should be able to recommend someone reputable and even make the booking for you, so you’ll be looking your best.

2. Finding yourself a holiday house

Why spend time trawling through websites looking for holiday houses if your concierge can do it for you? Enlisting the help of a 24/7 concierge service to do this for you could make getting away a whole lot easier.

3. Help with moving to a new home

Another little-known concierge service is assistance with relocations. Whether you’re shifting interstate or overseas, moving can be daunting and it takes time to familiarise yourself with your new home. So check out how your concierge can help with your move and finding your way around once you’re there.

4. Finding the perfect gift for your mother in law

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you had a personal assistant to help you source that special gift, pay for it and even have it delivered? Well, your concierge should be able to help you do just that. Most concierge services are experts at helping you find just the thing.

 

In short, knowing the extent of your concierge service can save you time, money and running around. Best of all, while you obviously have to pay for any products or services purchased, the actual concierge service is free.

 

If you’d like to read more about the complimentary concierge service available with Westpac cards, have a look through our pages for the Altitude Platinum and Altitude Black credit cards.

 

 

Things you should know

Consumer Credit Cards - Conditions of Use (PDF 7MB)

Altitude Rewards Terms and Conditions (PDF 213KB)

Westpac Credit Cards Complimentary Insurance Policy (PDF 297KB)

Westpac Rewards Credit Cards Concierge Service Terms and Conditions (PDF 917KB)

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Rewards points: Depending on your choice of rewards program, you can earn Altitude Points or Qantas Points on your eligible purchases. The earning and redemption of Altitude Points and Qantas Points is subject to the Altitude Rewards and Altitude Qantas Terms and Conditions. You do not receive points if your card account is in arrears for 2 consecutive statement cycles and in other circumstances. You do not earn Altitude Points or Qantas Points on payments to the Australian Taxation Office. A points cap per statement cycle applies to the Altitude and Altitude Platinum Cards. For details, see the Rewards tab on the Altitude or Altitude Platinum product page.

Altitude Rewards: You must be a member of the relevant frequent flyer program to redeem Altitude Points for frequent flyer points. The Altitude Rewards Terms and Conditions and the terms and conditions of the relevant frequent flyer program apply. A joining fee may apply. Availability of Reward flights may be limited. For more information on the Altitude Rewards program, visit altituderewards.com.au.

Altitude Qantas: In order to earn and redeem points, you must be a member of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program.

Complimentary insurance covers: Under a binder from the underwriter Allianz Australia Insurance Limited (ABN 15 000 122 850, AFSL 234708), AWP Australia Pty Ltd (ABN 52 097 227 177, AFSL 245631, of 74 High Street, Toowong, QLD 4066, trading as Allianz Global Assistance) has issued an insurance group policy to Westpac Banking Corporation (ABN 33 007 457 141 AFSL, Australian credit licence 233714 [Westpac]) of 275 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW 2000 that allows eligible Westpac account holders and cardholders to claim under it as third party beneficiaries. The terms, conditions, limits and exclusions of the group policy are set out in the Westpac Credit Cards Complimentary Insurance Policy which may be amended from time to time. Westpac does not guarantee the insurance. You can get a copy of the policy booklet by downloading the Westpac Credit Cards Complimentary Insurance Policy.

Concierge: Concierge Services are subject to the Westpac Rewards Credit Cards Concierge Service Terms and Conditions available at westpac.com.au.

 

Westpac is the credit provider and credit licensee under National Consumer Credit Laws.