Browse our curated selection of top-notch frequent flyer deals and promotions from many rewards programs in May 2022. 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 Friday 20 May 2022.


30% off Singapore Airlines Business Class from Cairns

Expiry: Book by 31 May 2022

Singapore Airlines’ Spontaneous Escapes is back for another month. Australia doesn’t feature much this time around thanks to the June school holidays. But you can still get 30% off Business Class redemptions between Cairns and Singapore.

With this offer, you’ll pay 43,400 KrisFlyer miles to fly at the front of Singapore Airlines’ latest Boeing 737-8s, which feature lie-flat seating. Many other onwards destinations are included too.


IHG New Logo Small Free Platinum Elite status upgrade for four months

Expiry: Register by 31 July 2022

IHG One Rewards is offering an unprecedented status challenge offer. With just one click, you can instantly enjoy a 4-month upgrade to Platinum Elite status.

Then, just stay five nights to lock-in that status for a further 18 months. You can even upgrade to the top-tier Diamond Elite if you stay a further 10 nights.


Qantas Airways Logo 2,000 bonus Qantas Points on Avis car hire

Avis Corporate Supplied Image Sunset
Expiry: Book by 30 May 2022

Avis is a great way to earn Qantas Points – you get four points per dollar spent in Australia. And you can boost that even further with 2,000 bonus points when you hire a car for three days or more.

Just use promo code MPPA003 or book directly through the link below. Book by 30 May 2022 for travel by 16 December 2022.


Virgin Australia Logo Transfer points to Velocity for up to a 30% bonus

Nick Rohrlach Velocity CEO
Expiry: Transfer by 31 May 2022

Velocity usually runs a twice-yearly points transfer promotion with most bank partners – in May and November. And right on schedule, you can net up to 30% bonus Velocity Points with your next transfer.

At the top end of the scale, partners such as Citi Rewards are offering the full 30% bonus, while Flybuys will net you a 5-10% bonus on your first transfer.


Virgin Australia Logo Choose 6 months of Gold, 40K points or a $300 credit

Expiry: Choose by 31 May 2022

Ready to take out a new Velocity Points-earning credit card? Until 31 May, you can choose one of three rewards to receive after you apply for and meet the minimum spend of an eligible Velocity Points-earning credit card.

This includes a trial Gold status for six months, 40,000 bonus Velocity Points, or a $300 Virgin Australia travel bank credit. You’ll get this on top of any credit card sign-up bonuses.


Qantas Airways Logo Earn Qantas Points with Globus, Cosmos and Avalon Waterways

Expiry: ongoing

In a new partnership for Qantas Frequent Flyer, members can now earn Qantas Points when booking holidays with the Globus family of brands. This includes both coach tours and river cruises.

With Globus and Cosmos, the earn rate is one Qantas Point per $1. Book an Avalon Waterways river cruise and you’ll earn two Qantas Points per dollar. Points can be earned when booking directly with these brands, or via a travel agent. And better yet, these ‘everyday’ earning rates are doubled when you book by 25 May 2022.


Double DISCOVERY Dollars with Global Hotel Alliance (GHA)

Expiry: 31 May 2022

Planning an upcoming trip? Global Hotel Alliance is serving up double DISCOVERY Dollars for members of its GHA DISCOVERY rewards program. That’s the program’s currency, in place of points.

Simply register and book a stay directly through the GHA DISCOVERY website or mobile app. Those bookings can be made by 31 May 2022, for travel until 30 June. For elite tier members, the 2x promotion applies to your entire bounty. Titanium members will pocket 14% back in rewards rather than the usual 7%, for example.


Qantas Airways LogoAccor Ibis Logo Join Accor Plus via QBR and earn 5,000 bonus points

Accor Sofitel Darling Harbour Club
Expiry: Unknown

Sign up for Accor Plus with a valid ABN connected to a Qantas Business Rewards account, and take home 5,000 bonus Qantas Points on top!

Accor Plus costs $399 a year but comes with a complimentary hotel night to use in Asia-Pacific, which can usually cover the value of the membership. Plus, you get 10% off all room rates and up to 50% off dining, even when you’re not staying there.


Earn Flybuys points at Bunnings and Officeworks

Bunnings and Officeworks joins Flybuys
Expiry: ongoing

If you’ve got big projects this year, don’t leave home without your Flybuys card. You can now earn one 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. You can now earn Flybuys points online at Bunnings as well.


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: ongoing

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: May 20th, 2022 by Brandon Loo