Velocity Frequent Flyer is offering bonus Velocity Points when booking travel with its partner Singapore Airlines. This offer comes at the same time the airline is offering some great promotional fares.

On this page, we collate the best deals to earn you bonus Velocity Points on travel and everyday products.

Earn 50% bonus Velocity Points on Singapore Airlines flights [targeted]

Overnight, I received the following email:

Velocity bonus points offer Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines’ annual sale is now on! Plus activate now and book an eligible flight by 5 September 2019 and earn 50% bonus Velocity Points.

Some of the key terms are:

  • You must register for this promotion before purchasing your tickets (this promotion is targeted, so it may not be available to all Velocity members; previous bookings are not eligible)
  • You must book on the Singapore Airlines website and enter your Velocity Frequent Flyer number
  • This offer ends on 5 September, but travel can be up until 26 August 2020 inclusive
  • Travel must commence in Australia

In conjunction with this offer, Singapore Airlines is offering some pretty great sale fares from Australia, including:

  • Melbourne to Ho Chi Minh City for $670 return
  • Sydney to Colombo for $830 return
  • Perth to Paris for $1,168 return

The Sydney to Sri Lanka flight will earn you 8,432 Velocity Points with this promotion (and 100 Status Credits). I value those points at $160, bringing the effective cost of the fare to $670.

Singapore Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner Economy Class seatback screen
In my opinion, Singapore Airlines has the best Economy Class of any airline

Here are the full terms and conditions:

Promotion period 12.01am AEST 15 August 2019 and 11.59pm 5 September 2019 inclusive (‘Promotion Period’). To be eligible for the bonus 50% Velocity Points promotion you must first (1) successfully activate your Velocity membership number by clicking on the link in this email and then (2) book an Eligible Flight at http://www.singaporeair.com/en_UK/au/home during the Promotion Period and enter and your Velocity membership number at time of booking. An Eligible Flight is a Singapore Airlines or Silk Air operated flight departing from Australia to all destinations on the Singapore Airlines or Silk Air network with a SQ flight number for travel between 15 August 2019 and 26 August 2020 inclusive. Valid for fares ticketed on Singapore Airlines only (ticket serial number must begin with ‘618’) for point of sale Australia only. Singapore Airlines or Silk Air operated flights with a VA marketing flight number or a Silk Air marketing flight number are excluded from the promotion. Eligible Flights are flights on which Points can be earned and booked in a fare class that normally accrues Points. Points cannot be earned on Velocity Reward Seat bookings. Codeshare services marketed or operated by partner airlines other than Singapore Airlines or Silk Air are not eligible for this offer. Bonus Points earned are in addition to any base Points ordinarily earned. Any applicable tier bonus earned will not attract Bonus Points as a result of this offer. Bonus Points will be applied to the originally purchased fare class and any upgrades will not attract Bonus Points as a result of this offer. This Velocity Points offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or promotion. Bookings to be made by the Velocity Frequent Flyer member receiving this promotion. You should allow up to 4 weeks after the travel period for the bonus Velocity Points to be allocated

Offer history

  • August 2019: earn double points or 2,500/5,000 on one-way/return Virgin Australia flights [targeted]; earn 50% bonus Velocity Points on Singapore Airlines flights
  • July 2019: earn 10,000 bonus Velocity Points on return fares to Los Angeles
  • May 2019: earn double Velocity Status Credits on Virgin Australia flights (excluding Hong Kong and Los Angeles flights)
  • March-April 2019: earn triple Velocity Points on Virgin Australia flights
  • February 2019: earn double Velocity Status Credits on Virgin Australia flights
  • January-April 2019: earn 20,000 bonus Velocity Points by taking out a Virgin Car Insurance policy
  • December 2018: earn double Velocity Points on Virgin Australia bookings; earn double Velocity Status Credits shopping at Coles and Liquorland; earn up to 10,000 bonus Velocity Points by shopping with partners this Christmas
  • November-December 2018: earn double Velocity Status Credits on Virgin Australia flights between Australia and New Zealand
  • October 2018: earn double Velocity Points on Virgin Australia bookings
  • September 2018: earn 3,000-12,000 bonus Velocity Points on flights to/from New Zealand
  • July 2018: earn double Velocity Points on Virgin Australia bookings
  • April 2018: earn 1,000 bonus Velocity Points on your next Virgin Australia booking; earn 5,000/10,000 bonus Velocity points on flights to Hong Kong (one-way/return)
  • March 2018: earn triple Velocity Points on Virgin Australia bookings
  • November 2017: earn 10,000 bonus Velocity Points for signing up and working out for three months at Virgin Active
  • July 2017: earn 1000 bonus Velocity Points for first AirActive booking and 50 points for subsequent bookings
  • April 2017: earn double Velocity Status Credits shopping at Coles and Liquorland
  • November-December 2016: earn double Velocity Status Credits shopping at Coles and Liquorland

Ongoing opportunities to boost your Velocity Points balance

There are a number of other ways to earn bonus Velocity Points, including by signing up to a Velocity points-earning credit card, shopping online through the Velocity eStore, booking hotels and shopping with your Visa card at participating small businesses.

And here are some of the best ways to use them.

Earn 50% bonus Velocity Points on Singapore Airlines flights [targeted] was last modified: September 5th, 2019 by Matt Moffitt