Points Finder Rewards Deals: Hertz, Hilton Honors, World of Hyatt and Alaska Airlines
Score bonus points renting cars, buying frequent flyer miles and transferring hotel and credit card rewards.
Whether you're shopping online or thinking of booking an exciting trip away, we've got bonus points for you.
Receive up to a 25% bonus on hotel and credit card points transfers
Velocity frequent flyers can earn a bonus of between 15% and 25% when transferring reward points from select hotel and credit card programs to Velocity Points. This offer is valid on transfers made until 31 May 2019.
American Express, NAB, Westpac, Citi, HSBC, Diners Club, Card Services, Bank of Queensland and Suncorp points transfers will earn you tiered bonuses depending on how many points you convert to Velocity Points.
Here's the transfer bonus breakdown:
|1 - 250,000 Velocity Points||15% bonus Velocity Points|
|250,001 - 500,000 Velocity Points||20% bonus Velocity Points|
|500,001+ Velocity Points||25% bonus Velocity Points|
Link and transfer your flybuys points to Velocity Points and you'll earn a 15% conversion bonus. Transferring CommBank Award points to Velocity Points will score you a 25% bonus, while transfers from ANZ Rewards or ANZ Business rewards, including Marriott Bonvoy, will bestow customers an additional 30% bonus.
Discover how to transfer credit card reward points to Velocity Frequent Flyer Points using our helpful guide.
Earn double points and win flight vouchers renting with Hertz
Book a rental vehicle with Hertz by 31 May 2019 and travel before 31 July 2019, and you'll score double Velocity Points as well as go into the draw for the chance to win 1 of 50 $500 flight vouchers. See here for more details.
Receive a 40% bonus when you purchase World of Hyatt hotel points
World of Hyatt, the global hotelier's loyalty program, is offering members a 40% bonus on points bought before 11 June 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.
Receive up to a 50% bonus when buying Alaska Airlines miles
Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan customers can receive up to a 50% bonus when purchasing miles. The discount for buying miles will differ from member to member. Check your member account to learn your concession tier.
- Buy 10,000 - 19,000 miles and receive a 20% bonus.
- Buy 20,000 - 39,000 miles and receive a 35% bonus.
- Buy 40,000 - 60,000 miles and receive a 50% bonus.
Alaska Airlines recently introduced a new calendar year purchase cap of 150,000 miles. However, Alaska Elite members can buy unlimited miles. To buy miles you need to have held an Alaska account for over 10 days.
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. There are exclusive benefits when you stay, 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 after buying a minimum of 5,000 points. Achieving the maximum bonus will reduce purchase costs to 0.5 US cents per point.
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.
The maximum amount of points available for purchase is 80,000. This offer expires 28 May 2019.
An option for boosting your Velocity Points total is about to disappear. From the end of May, Wilson Parking will no longer offer the option of earning points when you book parking online. Parking during May will continue to be eligible for the current earn rate of 5 Velocity Points per $1 spent. Monthly parking subscription members will earn points on their May invoice, but not on any subsequent invoices.See Angus Kidman's Findings column for more information regarding this development.
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