From getting cash off your next shop to earning Qantas Points and saving money on fuel, here's how Woolworths Rewards works.
Woolworths Rewards is a loyalty program that rewards you when you shop at Woolworths supermarkets, BWS and Caltex-Woolworths co-branded service stations. It allows you to earn 1 point per $1 spent with program partners when you scan or provide your membership number, which can be redeemed for cash off your next shop or for Qantas Points.
You'll also be able to accumulate fuel discounts for use at Caltex Woolworths co-branded service stations and enjoy special offers for bonus points throughout the year. Use this guide to learn more about the program, including steps to join, how to earn points, what rewards are available and the common questions people ask about Woolworths Rewards.
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How to join Woolworths Rewards
Woolworths Rewards is free to join at any time online via the Woolworths Rewards using these steps:
- Provide your name, email address, phone number, date of birth and a password for the Woolworths Rewards Website.
- Provide a mailing address for your Woolworths Rewards card.
- Confirm your details and click on "Join Woolworths Rewards".
After that, you'll be emailed a confirmation and can print out a temporary membership card. Your actual card will arrive within 7 days. Alternatively, you can also apply to join Woolworths Rewards in a participating store. When you do this, you'll get a temporary card that you can start earning points on. You'll then need to complete your account activation online by following the steps above.
How do I earn Woolworths Rewards points?
Whenever you’re shopping at Woolworths supermarkets, BWS or Caltex Woolworths fuel outlets, swipe your card at the register to earn 1 point per $1. Alternatively, you can scan a digital version of your card via the Woolworths app. You’ll just need to download the app, enter your card information and click "show barcode" when holding your phone up to the register.
When shopping with Woolworths Online, you’ll be asked to fill in your Woolworths Rewards details as part of the payment process. Note that if you forget to swipe your card at the checkout, you won’t be able to earn rewards for that purchase.
How to earn bonus points
Use the Woolworths Rewards app and check your inbox to check exclusive bonus offers on your favourite and frequently bought items. As well as personalised offers, you’ll also receive member-only deals and exclusive offers in-store, online and via email.
Purchases that won't earn Woolworths Points
Eligible purchases do not include smoking products, gift cards, mobile recharge, Woolworths Mobile, travel cards and tickets, delivery charges, internet cafes, Woolworths flowers, Carpet Care, lottery products and purchases using Caltex Starcard.
Woolworths Rewards and Woolworths credit cards
Woolworths also offers two credit cards that double as Woolworths Rewards cards and offer points for everyday spending. The Woolworths Everyday Platinum Credit Card offers 3 points per $1 spent on Woolworths brand products, 2 points per $1 spent at participating Woolworths Groups stores and 1 point per $1 spent elsewhere, while the Woolworths Qantas Platinum Credit Card earns 1 Qantas Point per $1 spent up to $2,500 per statement period, then 0.5 points per $1 after that.
Both of these cards also include your Woolworths Rewards barcode and number on the back, below the signature panel. This means you can just scan the back of your credit card if you're paying with plastic. In addition to these features, you can also take advantage of platinum benefits such as complimentary insurance and a concierge service.
Comparison of Woolworths Credit Cards
Rates last updated April 25th, 2017.
- Woolworths Qantas Platinum Credit Card
Bonus Qantas Points offer has been changed from 30,000 to 16,000 and is valid until 30 June 2017.
April 1st, 2017
- Woolworths Everyday Platinum Credit Card
$100 has replaced $50 eGift Card plus BT & annual fee offers have been extended until 30 June 2017.
April 1st, 2017
What rewards can I redeem with my Woolworths Rewards?
Choose any of the following to get the most out of your Woolworths Rewards:
- Save at the checkout. You’ll automatically save $10 on your next eligible shop each time your balance reaches 2,000 points.
- Stock up your points. If you don’t want to redeem rewards each time you reach 2,000 points, you can opt to bank your points to save for events such as Christmas or birthdays when you know you’ll be spending more.
- Fuel discounts. You’ll also earn a 4c per litre fuel discount at any participating Caltex Woolworths co-branded fuel outlet when you spend $30 or more at Woolworths supermarkets. Your discount will be valid within 28 days of purchase.
- Convert to Qantas Points. You can convert your Woolworths Rewards to Qantas Points in amounts of 2,000 Woolworths Rewards for 870 Qantas Points. This is an earn rate of 0.43 Qantas Points per $1 spent. There is no minimum spend required to earn Qantas Points, whereas the old Everyday Rewards system required cardholders to spend $30 to convert points to Qantas. Please allow up to 7 days for your Qantas Points to appear in your account.
How many Qantas Points can I earn at Woolworths?
If you regularly shop at Woolworths, BWS or Woolworths Caltex service stations, Woolworths Rewards could help you get extra value from your spending. The range of Woolworths credit cards also offer additional value and rewards, but remember to weigh up the costs of these cards and compare a range of options so that you can find the right fit for your spending habits and needs.
Frequently asked questions about the Woolworths Rewards program
How can I check how many Woolworths Rewards points I can get?
You can check your Woolworths Rewards points balance by logging into woolworthsrewards.com.au using your membership number and password. You can then select "My Account" to view your points. If you want to see how many Qantas Points you have, you’ll need to login to your Qantas Frequent Flyer account.
How do I convert my Woolworths Rewards into Qantas Points?
If you want to convert your Woolworths Rewards into Qantas Points, you’ll need to follow these instructions:
- Login to your Woolworths Rewards account.
- Select "My Account".
- Select "Redemption Settings" and follow the prompts to choose "Qantas Points".
It should take up to 7 days for Qantas Points to appear in your account.
How do I order a new card?
You can register for a new Woolworths Rewards card via the Woolworths Rewards website. It can take up 10 working days for your new card to arrive.
How do I change the address on my Woolworths Rewards account?
You can change your address by logging in to your Woolworths Rewards account and going through the following steps:
- My Account
- My details
- Mailing address
How do I link my Qantas Frequent Flyer membership to my Woolworths Rewards card?
You can link your frequent flyer account with your Woolworths Rewards account in two ways:
Log in online at woolworthsrewards.com.au, select "My Account" in the top right corner and then "Cards and accounts". Navigate to "Link your Qantas Frequent Flyer membership". Make sure to have your Qantas Frequent Flyer membership number handy.
Over the phone
Contact Woolworths Rewards on 1300 10 1234 and select option "1". Again, make sure to have your Qantas Frequent Flyer account details on hand before you make the call.
Can I order an additional card for my partner or family member?
Yes, you can by following these instructions:
- Login to your Woolworths Rewards online account
- Select "My Account", then"‘Cards and accounts"
- Scroll down to ‘order a new card’
- Select ‘Additional card’ with your rewards card number from the list
Once you’ve done this, you should receive an additional card and keytag with the same barcode as your existing card so that all of your points and rewards go into the one account.
If I forgot to scan my Woolworths Rewards card at the checkout, is there any way I can earn points from my shop?
Unfortunately, Woolworths can’t award any rewards points unless you scan your card at the checkout. If you want to get the most out of your Woolworths Rewards, make sure to swipe your card every time.
What do I do if I’ve lost my Woolworths Rewards card?
If your Woolworths Rewards card has been lost, stolen or damaged, you can order a replacement Woolworths Rewards card by logging into your account, clicking on "My Account" and then clicking on "Cards and accounts". Alternatively, you can contact Woolworths Rewards on 1300 10 1234. Make sure to have your membership number and account name handy to quicken the process.
Can I share fuel discounts?
Yes, you can share your fuel discounts with up to five other registered Woolworths Rewards members. You’ll just need to link your account to theirs by logging in online, clicking on "My Account", then "Cards and Accounts" and following the prompts.