Points Finder Reward Deals: Sendle, HOYTS Cinemas, TerryWhite Chemmart and Ola
Score bonus points sending packages, going to the cinema, buying petrol and utilising rideshare services.
Whether you're shopping online or thinking of booking an exciting trip away, we've got bonus points for you.
Pick up Qantas Points shopping at TerryWhite Chemmart
To earn Qantas Points you must link your Qantas Frequent Flyer account to your TerryWhite Chemmart REWARDS membership. You'll earn 2 Qantas Points for every $1 spent (excluding dispensary and prescription items and baby formulas) at participating pharmacies. TerryWhite Chemmart terms and conditions apply.
Gain Velocity Points sending packages via Sendle
Sign up for Sendle's door-to-door delivery service by 31 August 2019 and earn 1,500 bonus Velocity Points. This offer is available to Standard and Premium Sendle members. Sendle Pro account members are not eligible.
Earn bonus Velocity Points when ridesharing with Ola
Ridesharing company Ola is giving Velocity members the opportunity to earn 2 Points per $1 spent on rides to and from eligible airports and 1 Point per $1 spent on all other rides. First time riders get 1,000 bonus points.
Receive and spend Qantas Points at HOYTS Cinemas
Planning to catch a movie this weekend? Make sure to add your Qantas Frequent Flyer number to your HOYTS Rewards account in order to acquire and collect points, a benefit of the two companies' new partnership.
Be sure to login to your HOYTS Rewards membership account and link your Qantas' frequent flyer account number. Not yet a HOYTS member? Simply select your preferred HOYTS Rewards membership and sign up:
- HOYTS Rewards members earn 1 Qantas point per $2 spent
- HOYTS Rewards Plus members earn 2 Qantas points per $1 spent
- HOYTS Rewards Premium members earn 3 Qantas points per $1 spent
Alternatively, you can use your Qantas Points to pay. If you have 4,000 points you can redeem these for rewards ($20 off your order total). To use your points, show your Qantas Frequent Flyer or HOYTS Rewards card.
Get bonus Velocity Points filling up on fuel and spending at BP
Swipe your Velocity membership card at over 1,000 participating BP service stations and you'll earn 2 Velocity Points per litre and 2 Velocity Points per $1 spent in-store. You can begin earning Velocity Points immediately, there's no minimum spend required and you'll get access to a bunch of exclusive offers and promotions at BP.
Pick up a BP temporary card and swipe before paying for your first purchase. To earn points you'll need to register this card with Velocity within 30 days. Don't have a Velocity membership card? Request one online.
Score a 40% bonus when buying up World of Hyatt hotel points
World of Hyatt, the global hotelier's loyalty program, is offering members a 40% bonus on points bought before 27 August 2019. There are three properties in Melbourne, two in Sydney and one each in Perth and Canberra.
The bonus is applied to purchases of 5,000 points or more. You can buy a maximum of 77,000 points, including the 40% bonus. This will set you back US$1,320 and is equivalent to approximately 1.71 US cents per point.
Can you earn frequent flyer points on your credit card annual fee?
There are no cards that allow you to earn points for paying an annual fee or for paying any other account fees. These fees help credit card companies offset the cost of providing a rewards program or frequent flyer partnership, so offering points would be counterproductive. If your goal is to justify the cost of a credit card's annual fee, you can weigh it against the value of the rewards earned over the course of a year. For more information and to discover other ways to earn points see our Ask Finder column.
Is it worth buying airline gift cards?
In Australia, Virgin, Jetstar and Tigerair all sell gift cards through a variety of retailers, including supermarkets. Qantas doesn't sell cards in retail stores, but you can buy gift vouchers online to redeem for flights. Obviously, if you think a loved one or friend would enjoy a flight, a gift card can be an appropriate choice. It's a not-so-subtle way of hinting that maybe it's time for a visit. But for your own use, there are only two scenarios where I would recommend gift cards. See our Ask Finder column for these suggestions.
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