finder Rewards Roundup: Velocity, flybuys, American Express and Qantas
Score up to 70,000 bonus points and save with cashback offers from your favourite rewards programs.
This week's Rewards Roundup is packed with bonus points offers from Velocity, Qantas and flybuys. You can earn 70,000 bonus Velocity Points with an exclusive credit card deal from finder, treat yourself to 2,000 bonus flybuys points and top up your Qantas Points balance with 1,000 bonus points on accommodation bookings. We'll also give you a rundown of the exclusive perks and cashback rewards you can expect from this year's Vogue American Express Fashion Night Out.
Score 70,000 bonus points with the American Express Velocity Platinum card
Good news, Velocity lovers! You can earn even more bonus points with the American Express Velocity Platinum card right now. Exclusive to finder users, you’ll get 70,000 bonus Velocity Points when you apply by 17 September 2018 and spend $3,000 within the first 3 months of card membership. This is 20,000 more bonus points than you’ll earn if you apply anywhere else!
You could use this many points to fly from Sydney to LA in Premium Economy or to Fiji in Business Class, just to give you a few examples to spark your wanderlust.
This card also offers one of the most competitive earn rates for Velocity Points on the market. You’ll collect 1.5 Velocity Points per $1 spent on eligible purchases and 0.5 points per $1 spent with government bodies with the Amex Velocity Platinum card. And in good news for loyal Virgin Australia customers, you’ll also earn an extra 1 Velocity Point per $1 you spend on eligible Virgin purchases.
Designed to suit frequent flyers, this card also comes with a complimentary domestic return flight as well as two complimentary single entry passes to Virgin Australia lounges and American Express Lounges each year.
Want to know more about the American Express Velocity Platinum card and how it stacks up against other Velocity credit cards on the market? Check out our in-depth review of this exclusive offer for more details.
Binge-watch your way to 2,000 bonus flybuys points with Netflix
Flybuys fans can reward their Netflix addiction with 2,000 bonus points this week! If you purchase a $50 or $100 Netflix gift card from Coles by 4 September 2018, you’ll score 2,000 flybuys points!
If you prefer frequent flyer points, don’t forget you can transfer your 2,000 flybuys points for 870 Velocity Points. You can only take advantage of this bonus points offer once per household, so you’ll get better value for your money if you fork out for the $50 voucher this time.
Check out our guide to earning frequent flyer points on Netflix gift cards for more ways to earn points while you stream.
Enjoy cashback and exclusive perks at Vogue Fashion Night Out
Are you ready to shop like a Vogue VIP? Vogue American Express Fashion’s Night Out is back for another year.
VAEFNO 2018 kicks off in Melbourne CBD tonight 31 August and 6 September in Sydney CBD. On the night, you can enjoy exclusive discounts, prizes and in-store treats including champagne and desserts at participating retailers including Alice McCall, Tiffany & Co, Country Road and more.
On the night, American Express card members can enjoy some drinks and nibbles in the American Express Lounges located in Elizabeth St Melbourne and Pitt St Sydney.
Until 14 September 2018, Amex cardholders can also pocket a bunch of cashback offers with participating retailers. If you’re one of the first 100,000 American Express cards to register, you can get $20 back when you spend $50 at participating retailers including David Jones, H&M, Witchery, Cue and Pandora. You can take advantage of this cashback offer up to three times before the promotional period ends, meaning you could get $60 back in your account.
Want to know more? See a full list of the partnered retailers and the perks you can expect during Vogue Fashion's Night Out on the American Express website.
Earn 1,000 bonus points with Qantas Hotels
There are only a few hours to take advantage of this offer, but you can collect 1,000 bonus Qantas Points on Qantas Hotel bookings right now.
Until 5pm today, you'll earn 1,000 bonus points if you book accommodation at one of the 200,000+ hotels and resorts available through Qantas Hotels before 31 December 2018. This is on top of the usual 3 points per $1 earn rate with Qantas Hotels as well.
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