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BOQ Q Rewards

Q Rewards is Bank of Queensland's rewards program. You can earn points with a BOQ Blue Visa or Platinum Visa credit card and redeem them for cashbacks, gift cards or transfer to Flybuys or Velocity Points.

The Bank of Queensland (BOQ) Q Rewards is a credit cards reward program for cardholders with a BOQ Blue Visa Credit Card or BOQ Platinum Visa Credit Card. You can use these points when shopping at Q Rewards partners (like Kogan and Apple) or transfer the points to Flybuys or Velocity Points (with the Platinum Visa Card).

How can I earn BOQ rewards points with a credit card?

You'll earn Q Rewards points at the following rates for each $1 of eligible spending when you have one of these BOQ credit cards:

🔥Tip: Look for introductory bonus point offers on BOQ credit cards if you're not a customer yet. They can give you hundreds and thousands of Q Rewards Points when you first get a card and meet the requirements.

What counts as eligible spending?

You can earn BOQ Q Rewards points when you make an eligible transaction. This covers most purchases except for exclusions like cash advances, balance transfers, special promotions, BPAY payments, government-related transactions, ATM charges, payments to other BOQ accounts and purchases of foreign currency.

Check BOQ's terms and conditions (pdf) for the full exclusions list.

What can I redeem Q Rewards points for?

You'll be able to view all the details of current rewards by logging into your BOQ account and navigating to the Q Rewards section. To give you an idea, here are details that were publicly available in 2024.

  • Flybuys transfers. You can transfer Q Rewards points to Flybuys by linking your accounts. The transfer rate and other details are not publicly available, so log in to see full details.
  • Velocity Points transfers. If you have a BOQ Platinum Visa credit card you can transfer points to Velocity Frequent Flyer at a rate of 3 Q Rewards points for 1 Velocity Point. You can transfer a minimum of 30,000 Q Rewards points per transfer.
  • Cashback options. When you use your credit card to pay for eligible purchases, you can receive a statement credit back to your account. You can also use points to pay your annual card fee.
  • Digital gift cards. You can redeem points for gift cards with partner brands.

How much are Q Rewards points worth?

There is no clear fixed dollar value for BOQ Q Rewards Points. It largely depends on what you redeem them for.

Rewards have different values, and the BOQ Q Rewards website does not publicly list the points needed for all of them. So you'll need to have an account and login to see details.

You can also calculate the value of your points for different types of rewards, or get an estimate of the value with Finder's points calculator.

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How to redeem BOQ Q Rewards points

Log in to your Internet banking account, select your credit card from your list of accounts and select "Q Rewards/Other card functions". From there, you can view your points balance, browse the latest offers and redeem your rewards.

You can also log in through https://www.boqrewards.com/ or contact Q Rewards on 1300 206 349.

If you want to know more about these cards, check out Finder's guide to Bank of Queensland credit cards.

Frequently asked questions

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    sallyDecember 20, 2023

    Can I hire a car with points?

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      AmyDecember 21, 2023Finder

      Hi Sally,
      You can’t directly redeem points with a car hire company. But you could redeem your points for a gift card with travel related partners such as Uber or Flight Centre (which offers car hire). Another option would be to redeem points for cashback on your account after hiring a car. If you have more specific questions, you may want to contact the Q Rewards Centre on 1300 206 349. I hope this helps.

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    barryJuly 7, 2023

    i just got q rewards credit card is there max points i can earn every year were do i check

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      ElizabethJuly 13, 2023Finder

      Hi Barry,

      According to BOQ, there is no cap on how many Q Rewards Points can be accumulated. You are able to continue growing your Points balance and save your points until you are ready to redeem.

      Hope this helps,

      Elizabeth

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    BrendaOctober 14, 2016

    i don’t have internet banking and want to redeem my points. Should I ring the Bank direct?

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      PhilMay 2, 2017

      I want to redeem my points for a purchase at a Department store. I am concerned that if I request gift cards they may go astray in the mail. If this happens who is responsible?
      Can I receive cash in lieu of gift cards?

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      DeeMay 3, 2017Finder

      Hi Phil,

      Thanks for your question.

      I’m not sure who will be responsible for any gift cards lost in the mail. You may have to directly contact BOQ to enquire about this.

      Unfortunately, Reward points have no monetary value, are not transferable and cannot be redeemed for cash.

      However, you cam request for a Cashback. The amount of a cashback is credited to your Account, reducing your outstanding debt.

      Cheers,
      Anndy

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      DeeNovember 3, 2016Finder

      Hi Brenda,

      Thanks for your question.

      To redeem your points, you can contact Q Rewards on 1300 206 349.

      Cheers,
      Anndy

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    WarrenJune 29, 2016

    am trying to access my q reward points can you please forward the link to my email please

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      DeeJune 29, 2016Finder

      Hi Warren,

      Thanks for your comment.

      As requested, I’ve sent you an email with a link to a page where you can log-in to BOQ’s Internet Banking to check your rewards points. After logging in, choose your credit card from the accounts list and you can view your points by selecting “Q Rewards® / Other Card Functions.”

      I hope this helps.

      Cheers,
      Anndy

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    KenNovember 30, 2015

    I have endeavoured to find access to usage of Rewards points to no avail .
    May I suggest that you reconfigure your webpage
    I have rewards points and I want to know how to redeem these points
    Ken

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      KarenJanuary 15, 2016

      I am unable to find list of rewards available or how to make a claim on my internet banking. The web page is of no use for either. Can you help please?
      Karen

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      DebbieJanuary 19, 2016Finder

      Hi Karen,

      Thank you for your inquiry.

      You can get a number of options to redeem your Q Reward Points such as the following:

      – Buy apparel, beauty products, luggage and bags, electronics, homewares, jewellery and more on the BOQ Rewards website.
      – Use your points to pay for eligible purchases and receive a statement credit back on your account.
      – Pay for the annual fee
      – Cashback
      – Buy gift cards with partnered brands
      – Points for flights, accommodation, holiday packages, cruises and rental cars.

      You can also refer to the link I have sent you through your email, I hope it helps.

      To redeem your Q rewards, log on to your internet banking, select your credit card from your list of accounts and select ‘Q Rewards/Other card functions’. From there you can view your points balance, browse the latest offers and redeem your rewards. You can also contact Q Rewards on 1300 206 349 to get started.

      Please ensure to read through the relevant product disclosure statement and terms and conditions of your rewards card to ensure that you got everything covered on your transactions.

      Cheers,

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      CherylDecember 4, 2015

      Where do you find the list of rewards so points can be redeemed? I have never had this problem previously.
      Cheryl

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      JonathanDecember 7, 2015Finder

      Hi Cheryl,

      Thanks for your inquiry!

      To see the list of rewards and to redeem you need to log on to internet banking with BOQ.

      Cheers,

      Jonathan

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      SallyDecember 1, 2015Finder

      Hello Ken,

      Thanks for your feedback.

      Just to confirm, you have come through to finder.com.au, not the BOQ website. As such, you’re unable to redeem your points through our website.

      Instead, I’ve emailed you a link the BOQ website and points redemption page for your convenience.

      Cheers,

      Sally

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