Browse our curated selection of top-notch frequent flyer deals and promotions from many rewards programs in December 2021. We’ll be sure to keep this guide updated as new promotions are released.

New to all this? Read our beginner’s guides to Qantas Frequent Flyer and Velocity Frequent Flyer and learn how to earn even more points.

Last updated Thursday 9 December 2021.


Qantas Airways Logo Virgin Australia Logo Bonus Qantas or Velocity Points on Christmas shopping

Qantas, Velocity logos in front of Christmas tree
Expiry: 24-31 December 2021, depends on retailer

If you’re shopping online for gifts, don’t forget to check the Qantas Shopping Online Mall or the Velocity e-Store to see if your favourite retailer is offering bonus points!

The Qantas ‘Merry Pointsmas’ edit has hundreds of retailers with boosted earn rates of up to 10 points per dollar. And at the Velocity e-Store bonus offers page, plenty of stores are offering double points.


Everyday Rewards card 20x Everyday Rewards points on Apple Gift Cards at Woolworths

Expiry: 14 December 2021

It’s back, again. (Did it ever go?). For another week, collect 20x bonus Everyday Rewards points on Apple Gift Cards of $30 and higher.

You’re able to buy a maximum of 10 gift cards per transaction with this offer, and a limit of one transaction a day. You could earn enough points with a new iPhone 13 to redeem a Qantas Classic Flight Reward!


Up to 175% bonus when buying Avianca LifeMiles

Avianca Plane, Life Miles logo
Expiry: 14 December 2021

Buy Avianca LifeMiles for great-value reward seats on Star Alliance carriers such as Japan’s ANA, Thai Airways, Singapore Airlines and more.

With this current promo, you can buy enough miles and redeem two Business reward seats from Tokyo to Sydney on ANA, for just AU$822 per person including fees and taxes. And there’s plenty more to explore on the chart – read more about the best uses of Avianca LifeMiles.


Qantas Airways Logo Pocket 5 Qantas Points per AUD$1 with Qantas Travel Money

Expiry: 11 December 2021

Qantas Travel Money is a prepaid reloadable debit card when you can keep 11 different currencies for overseas travel. While the exchange rates aren’t always flash, right now there’s a MEGA offer to sweeten the deal.

Simply register here and load funds in foreign currency before 11 December 2021. You’ll earn 5 Qantas Points per AUD$1-equivalent loaded. For example, if you load AUD$7,000 into US Dollars, you’ll earn 35,000 Qantas Points. Upgrade and fly away in Business sooner.


Earn Flybuys points at Bunnings and Officeworks

Bunnings and Officeworks joins Flybuys
Expiry: ongoing

If you’ve got big projects this summer, don’t leave home without your Flybuys card. You can now earn 1 point per dollar spent at the two retail giants, across most products.

As for spending those Flybuys points, you can redeem them for Bunnings or Officeworks gift cards. But a better use would be to send them to Velocity Frequent Flyer and enjoy a trip in 2022.


Alaska Airlines Logo Up to 50% bonus when you buy Mileage Plan miles

Flay savvy with Mileage Plan.
Expiry: 3:59 pm AEDT 24 December 2021 

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan is an awesome frequent flyer program to buy miles in. For example, just 20,000 miles gets you a Qantas Business Class flight within Australia, or 30,000 miles to fly Cathay Pacific all the way to Hong Kong in Business!

Until 23 December (24 December in Australia), earn up to 50% bonus miles when you purchase Mileage Plan miles. That could get you to your next flight goal sooner. The cost to buy 30,000 miles and fly from Sydney to Hong Kong in Business is roughly AUD$932, including fees and taxes in USD.


Spend $300+ with Amex Travel, get $100 back

American Express Explorer
Expiry: 29 December 2021

Here’s one of Amex’s best cashback offers in recent times. Spend $300 or more with Amex Travel on car hire or hotels, and get $100 back straight onto your card! Simply save the offer in your account before checking out.

But be quick – this offer is only open to the first 40,000 people to save the deal in their Amex account. Purchase before 29 December 2021.


Qantas Airways Logo Start earning Qantas Points with Big W online

Why now is a great time to be making purchases through Qantas Shopping
Expiry: Ongoing

Big W is a new addition to the Qantas Shopping store! Check out online to earn 1 Qantas Points per $1 spent on a large range of toys, clothing and more. Be sure to add your Woolworths Everyday Rewards member number to double-dip on points.

But if you’re after high-end tech, note that Qantas Points won’t be earned on Dyson vacuums, Xbox consoles, or Playstation 4 and 5 consoles. You also won’t earn points when buying gift cards, or if you use a gift card/voucher to pay any part of the purchase. Qantas Points usually credit within 90 days of the transaction.


Earn free KrisFlyer Elite status on transfers

Singapore Airlines A380 Suites
Expiry: Have your points converted by 11:59 pm AWST, 28 February 2022

Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer is a handy program if you like travelling to Asia and beyond. It’s very rare to have transfer offers, so don’t miss this one.

Until 28 February 2022, every KrisFlyer mile you convert could count towards elite status! Whenever you transfer at least 10,000 KrisFlyer miles, you’ll earn one Status Credit for every five miles transferred. So if you transfer over 250,000 KrisFlyer miles, you’ll automatically earn KrisFlyer Elite Gold status.


Double points on stays + 500 bonus points with dining

Expiry: 31 December 2021

Until the end of 2021, Hilton Honors has two great deals for members. First up, pocket double points on stays until 31 December 2021.

Also, enjoy 10-25% off any Hilton-operated restaurants and bars across Australiasia when you’re not staying at the property! Base and Silver members get 10% off, while Gold and Diamond members get the full 25%. You’ll also get a one-off boost of 500 points if you spend $35 or more.


IHG New Logo Small 3x IHG points from your 3rd stay onwards

IHG Rewards Guide
Expiry: Register, book and stay before 31 December 2021

Are you starting to get out and about a bit more? Stay at IHG properties and start enjoying more points. Register for this deal to earn double points on your second stay, and triple points on your third stay, onwards.

Just register, book and stay by 31 December 2021. Offer capped at a maximum of 70,000 IHG points.


Everyday Rewards card Earn 20,000 Woolworths Everyday Rewards points and get 15% off with car insurance

Here are the best offers with Woolworths' Everyday Rewards.
Expiry: Unknown

Woolworths has a long-running car insurance offer where new customers can earn 20,000 Everyday Rewards points, equal to $100 off at the checkout or 10,000 Qantas Points. For a limited time, you could also get 15% off your premium!

The bonus is equal to $100 off at the checkout or 10,000 Qantas Points when converted.


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Our Favourite Frequent Flyer Deals and Offers was last modified: December 9th, 2021 by Brandon Loo