Points International Ltd. Reports 46% Year-Over-Year Growth in Business Metrics for September 2007



    Company Continues Traction with Reseller Initiative

    TORONTO, Oct. 9 /CNW/ - Points International Ltd. (TSX: PTS; OTCBB:
PTSEF), the world's leading loyalty reward solutions provider and owner of the
Points.com portal, today announced its business metrics for the month of
September 2007. The Company reported a 46% year-over-year increase in overall
points/miles transacted for the month of September, bringing cumulative
points/miles transacted up 47% year-over-year to 31 billion.
    "We posted strong September metrics, growing our Private Branded channels
nearly fifty percent year-over-year, and remain the leading provider of
loyalty solutions," said Rob MacLean, Chief Executive Officer of Points
International. "Our reseller initiatives are showing strong traction in the
market as we continue to leverage our key partnerships and build new
relationships with the top loyalty program operators in the travel, hotel and
retail industries."

    
    Other September highlights include:

    -  Points/miles transacted by Private Branded Channels increased 49%
       year-over-year bringing cumulative points/miles transacted to
       27.4 billion.
    -  Points/miles transacted by Points.com Channels grew 5% sequentially
       and 32% year-over-year to 118.5 million.
    -  Cumulative points/miles transacted reached 3.5 billion, a 63% increase
       year-over-year.
    -  The Company added more than 24,900 registered users during September,
       bringing cumulative registered users on Points.com to 1.8 million, a
       25% year-over-year increase.


                          Points International Ltd.
                               Business Metrics

                                                 Sep-07               Sep-07
                                                   vs.                  vs.
                       Sep-07          Aug-07    Aug-07      Sep-06   Sep-06
                  -----------------------------------------------------------
    TOTAL ALL
     CHANNELS

      Points/
       Miles
       Transacted    855,116,220     862,215,085   -1%     584,462,367   46%
      No. of
       Points/
       Miles
       Transactions       94,495          91,055    4%          65,185   45%
      Cumulative
       Points/
       Miles
       Transa-
       cted       30,991,852,634  30,136,736,414    3%  21,052,125,069   47%

    PRIVATE
     BRANDED
     CHANNELS

      Points/Miles
       Transacted    736,661,592     748,968,536   -2%     495,028,344   49%
      No. of
       Points/Miles
       Transactions       87,659          84,360    4%          58,713   49%
      Cumulative
       Points/
       Miles
       Transa-
       cted       27,449,765,756  26,713,104,164    3%  18,882,875,319   45%

    POINTS.COM
     CHANNELS

      Points/Miles
       Transacted    118,454,628     113,246,549    5%      89,434,023   32%
      No. of
       Points/Miles
       Transactions        6,836           6,695    2%           6,472    6%
      Cumulative
       Points/
       Miles
       Transa-
       cted        3,542,086,878   3,423,632,250    3%   2,169,249,750   63%
      Cumulative
       Registered
       Users           1,762,429       1,737,490    1%       1,407,849   25%
    


    Points International's monthly business metrics can be found on the
Investor relations section of the Company's website at:
http://www.points.com/static/corporate/investor_overview.html

    About Points International Ltd.

    Points International Ltd. is the owner and operator of Points.com, the
world's leading reward-program management portal. At Points.com consumers can
Swap, Earn, Buy, Gift, Share and Redeem miles and points from more than 25 of
the world's leading reward programs. Participating programs include American
Airlines AAdvantage(R) program, American Express(R) Membership Rewards(R),
Aeroplan(R), AsiaMiles(TM), Cendant TripRewards(R), Delta SkyMiles(R), Gold
Points Reward Network, InterContinental Hotels Group's Priority Club(R)
Rewards, and S&H greenpoints. Redemption partners include Amazon.com(R) and
Starbucks.

    Website: http://www.points.com

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For further information:

For further information: Anthony Lam, CA, CFO, Points International
Ltd., (416) 596-6382, anthony.lam@points.com; Alex Wellins or Brinlea Johnson,
The Blueshirt Group, (415) 217-7722, alex@blueshirtgroup.com

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