Points Finder Rewards Deals: Hilton Hotels, Velocity, American Express and Qantas
Score bonus points buying up Hilton Honors points, flying Virgin Australia and transferring points to Qantas.
Whether you're shopping online or thinking of booking an exciting trip away, we've got bonus points for you.
Receive up to a 100% bonus when you buy Hilton Honors points
Hilton Honors is one of the largest hotel reward programs in the world with more than 57 million members. It offers exclusive benefits when you stay at venues within the Hilton Hotels portfolio, hundreds of ways to earn and redeem points and even opportunities to earn frequent flyer rewards.
Depending on your membership account, you'll earn an 80-100% bonus when buying a minimum number of points. This minimum can range from 1,000-10,000 points. You can buy up to a maximum of 160,000 points excluding the bonus. Achieving the maximum bonus will reduce purchase costs to 0.5 US cents per point.
Normally the maximum amount of points available for purchase is 80,000 but this limit has been increased for the duration of the promotion. However, you cannot earn the bonus on purchases over 80,000 points.
This offer is best suited for members who have specific travel plans. You can check the paid rate of a Hilton Hotel property at your destination and then compare it to the cost of buying and redeeming Honors points.
This offer expires 26 February 2019.
Earn your share of 25 million Virgin Australia Velocity bonus points
Would you like to secure some Velocity bonus points? Simply book an eligible Virgin Australia flight between 14-25 January 2019 and you'll be rewarded with a share of a whopping 25 million Velocity Points bounty.
At the conclusion of the promotional period, Velocity will allocate an even distribution of the 25 million Velocity Frequent Flyer Points (bonus points) between all eligible members. All you need to do is register online before you book your flight. Don't forget to include your Velocity membership number in your booking.
Velocity will communicate via email to eligible members the total volume of points they will receive at the conclusion of the promotion. Bonus points will then be credited to members' accounts within 45 days.
Virgin Australia's Back to Holidays Sale finishes up 25 January 2019, unless sold out prior.
30% off Sydney trains and ferries for American Express card owners
American Express card members will receive 30% off (up to a maximum of $25 total) when using tap and pay card services on Sydney Trains, NSW TrainLink Intercity Opal rail services, light rail, Sydney Ferries (excluding private ferry, fast ferry and Newcastle Ferries). Sydney Buses are not included in this limited-time promotion.
This offer is valid until 14 February 2019. The deal best serves public transport patrons travelling during peak periods without an Opal card, as the card already gets you 30% off peak fares during off-peak hours.
It's important to note that this is a targeted members' offer. You must log in to your American Express account to find out if you can register for the deal. Multiple cardholders may be eligible to register more than once.
Get up to 40% bonus when transferring points to Qantas Points
Qantas Frequent Flyer members can earn up to a 40% bonus on eligible points transfers from credit cards.
Here's the breakdown of points transfer bonuses:
- 15% bonus on transfers up to 500,000 points
- 25% bonus on transfers between 500,001 - 2,000,000 points
- 40% bonus on transfers over 2,000,000 points
You can call the number on the back of your card to transfer points or visit the points transfer page of your credit or charge card provider's website. For more details, check out Qantas' points transfer offer page.
Bonus points may take up to 15 days to be credited after the promotion ends. This offer ends 14 February 2019.
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