With the gradual lifting of restrictions across most of Australia, hopefully, there will be a reason to be merrier this festive season. While it’s still early days, some retailers are gearing up with bonus points offers and discounts for Christmas.

Here’s our Point Hacks guide to highlighting the best bonus points deals for Christmas in 2020. This post will update as more offers go live.

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Qantas Airways LogoQantas Shopping deals

The Qantas Gifts Hub is live on Qantas Shopping, with up to 13 Qantas Points per dollar spent available at many brands (although most stores are only offering 1-2 points above the usual per-dollar rate). Here’s a selection of deals, or browse the catalogue.


Need to deck out your Christmas tree and brighten up the house?

  • 4 points per $1 at David Jones (usually 2 points)
  • 6 points per $1 at Adairs (usually 4 points)
  • 8 points per $1 at Hardtofind (usually 5 points

For the tech-heads, earn bonus points at these retailers:

Need a gift for that outdoorsy person this Christmas?

  • 6 points per $1 at RedBalloon (usually 4 points)
  • 3 points per $1 at Kathmandu (usually 2 points)
  • 6 points per $1 at 2XU (usually 2 points)

Looking for some fresh threads?

  • 6 points per $1 at The Iconic (usually 2 points)
  • 7 points per $1 at Lovisa (usually 4 points)
  • 6 points per $1 at Kate Spade (usually 3 points)

Don’t forget to also check out the Qantas Wine store for other bonus points deals and the unique 12 Wines of Christmas Advent Calendar.

Most of the aforementioned Qantas bonus points deals expire at the end of Christmas Eve, AEST. Be sure to shop well before then!

Virgin Australia Logo Velocity e-Store deals

The Velocity e-Store’s Christmas sale is now on, with up to 12 points per dollar with selected retailers up to 22 December 2020. Compared to Qantas Shopping, there is a much greater range of retailers that offer double points or more.

For general gifts, these offers have you covered:

  • 4 points per $1 at Catch (usually 2 points)
  • 5 points per $1 at Groupon (usually 2 points)
  • 12 points per $1 at Edible Blooms (usually 2 points)

Three prominent tech stores are also partnering with the Velocity e-Store for boosted points earn:

  • 4 points per $1 at Sony (usually 2 points)
  • 5 points per $1 at Microsoft (usually 2 points)
  • 8 points per $1 at Dell Australia (usually 2 points)

For style and fashion, there are nine options to tempt you with Velocity Points. But here are the top three deals:

And last but not least, bring the festive spirit into your house with homewares from the following:

There are plenty more other and limited-time deals on the Velocity e-Store — for example, Apple has 4 points per $1 from 27-30 November only. Don’t forget to browse the Velocity Wine Store for offers as well, which has a Christmas Advent Calendar with 24 mini wines.

Point Hacks has no affiliations with Qantas Shopping or the Velocity e-Store.

Prep for Christmas and earn more bonus points was last modified: August 25th, 2023 by Brandon Loo