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Browse our curated selection of top-notch frequent flyer deals and promotions from many rewards programs in May 2021. We will keep this guide updated as new promotions are released.

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


Last updated Thursday 6 May 2021.


Virgin Australia Logo 15-30% transfer bonus on Velocity Points

Virgin Australia Cabin Crew
Expiry: 31 May 2021

In the latest show of confidence for Velocity Frequent Flyer, transfer partners ANZ and HSBC will once again resume points transfers from the respective bank programs to Velocity. It has been more than a year since those transfer were paused, amid the uncertainty of Virgin Australia’s future at the time.

This month, Velocity Frequent Flyer is also supersizing the rewards when members transfer their points over from selected card rewards programs, with 15% to 30% bonus Velocity Points on offer.


IHG New Logo Small Up to 3x bonus points on your stays

IHG Crowne Plaza Adelaide
Expiry: 16 August 2021

IHG’s latest offer is one for the loyal members. Once you register, you’ll earn double points on your second stay and triple points on all subsequent stays until 16 August 2021.

If you happen to be a true road warrior, there is a cap of 100,000 bonus points over this promotional period. Also allow 4-6 weeks for the bonus points to be credited.


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There are plenty of bonus points to be earned when shopping online
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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.


Accor Ibis Logo Double Accor Live Limitless reward points, status nights and status points

Accor Sofitel Darling Harbour Club
Expiry: 31 May 2021

For Accor hotel stays across the Pacific booked and completed by 31 May 2021, you can pocket double reward points! Base-level members usually earn 25 points per €10 spent at most properties — this doubles to 50 points per €10 spent.

Plus, you’ll earn double status points and status nights on every eligible stay throughout 2021. Now is the perfect time to boost your Accor points balance and elite status.


Virgin Australia Logo Earn 1,000 bonus Velocity Points with Youfoodz

Expiry: 27 January 2022

This deal actually stems from a new partnership with Australian ready-made meal provider, Youfoodz. Velocity members will earn 1,000 bonus points the first time they earn points with Youfoodz.


Virgin Australia Logo Earn 5,000 bonus Velocity Points after two flights within Virgin Australia [Gold/Platinum members only]

Expiry: 31 May 2021

Among many offers recently announced (including a status extension challenge), Velocity is also dishing out 5,000 bonus points to eligible Gold and Platinum frequent flyers.

All you have to do is take two paid flights before 31 May 2021, making sure to include your Velocity number in the booking. That will unlock you an easy 5,000 bonus points.


Earn up to 130,000 flybuys points with HCF Health Insurance

Here are the latest Flybuys promotions
Expiry: 30 June 2021

HCF is teaming up with flybuys to offer up to 130,000 Flybuys points on selected policies. That’s worth $650 at Coles Supermarkets, or perhaps could be converted to more than 65,000 Velocity Points down the track.

The actual sign-up bonus depends on how much your annual premium costs — the maximum 130,000 flybuys points is awarded when spending more than $6,000 a year on premiums (e.g. a family with top cover).


Qantas Airways Logo Earn up to 900 bonus Qantas Points on restaurant bookings with Quandoo

Qantas Quandoo logos
Expiry: Unknown

New to restaurant booking platform Quandoo?

This Qantas partner normally offers 100 points for restaurant reservation you attend. But for a limited time, new customers can earn up to 900 bonus points:

  • 400 Qantas Points for signing up for a free Quandoo account and linking your Qantas Frequent Flyer account
  • 500 Qantas Points by downloading the Quandoo App and logging-in within 14 days (your Qantas account already needs to be linked).

Everyday Rewards card Get up to 130,000 bonus Woolworths Everyday Rewards points with BUPA

Expiry: 31 January 2022

Woolworths Everyday Rewards is teaming up with BUPA health insurance to offer up to 130,000 bonus points on new policies (equivalent to $650 off at the checkout or 65,000 Qantas Points).

The actual bonus will vary depending on the annual premium — you’ll get 14,000 points on premiums under $1,000 a year, while the full 130,000 points are awarded for premiums exceeding $6,250 a year.

You’ll also earn 3x bonus points on fresh fruit and veggies at Woolworths for 60 days after you join BUPA.


Qantas Airways Logo Up to 20,000 Qantas Points with Hello Fresh

HelloFresh Meals
Expiry: No end date

Meal kit delivery service HelloFresh is offering up to 20,000 Qantas Points for new subscribers.

You could earn 2,000 Qantas Points per weekly box you order, up to ten times for ten boxes. These wholesome pre-portioned meals make cooking at home a breeze.

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Earn bonus points when buying face masks

Expiry: Depends on each retailer

Face coverings are currently mandatory when flying on Qantas and Virgin Australia within Australia. If you have to purchase them, why not earn some points?

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Our Favourite Frequent Flyer Deals and Offers was last modified: May 6th, 2021 by Brandon Loo