Velocity deals roundup: Points promotions to snap up now

Want to boost your Velocity Points balance in 2023? Get up to speed with our round up of the latest Velocity Frequent Flyer offers.

Velocity Frequent Flyer runs regular bonus points promotions that could see you supercharge your points balance or enjoy other perks.

These offers can be lucrative (there’s even pilot Gold status up for grabs), so you don’t want to miss out! Don’t fret – we’ve rounded up the latest promos for you to peruse at your fingertips.

Velocity deals roundup Points promotions to snap up now

Whether you’re planning to fly, stay, or shop, there’s likely a points promotion vying for your attention right now.

Discover this month’s offers:

Earn up to 8 points per dollar this Mother’s Day

velocity estore mother's day bonus points offer

Details: Earn up to 8 Velocity Points per $1 spent with eligible retailers (including Country Road, Endota, Jo Malone and more) via the Velocity eStore this Mother’s Day.

Dates: Velocity Frequent Flyers can accelerated bonus points from now until 15 May 2023 – time to spoil mum!

Terms: Not all items purchased through the Velocity eStore are eligible for the Points Offer. To earn Velocity Points, the Velocity member must be logged into the Velocity e-Store website

Up to 20% off eligible flights with Virgin Australia Business Flyer

virgin australia business flyers

Details: Right now, new Virgin Australia Business Flyer members can enjoy up to 20% off eligible United Airlines fares as a perk of the business program welcoming international partners.

As at 3 April 2023, the following discounts apply to the United Airlines and Virgin Australia base fares (which excludes fees, carrier charges and taxes) of Virgin Australia marketed and United Airlines operated flights (with a VA flight number).

Business faresEconomy fares
– VA fare class J: 20%
– VA fare classes C and D: 15%
– VA fare classes Y, B, W, H and K: 20%
– VA fare classes L and R: 15%
– VA fare classes E, O, N, V, P, Q, T, I, S: 0%

Dates: Ongoing.

Terms: You must be a Virgin Australian Business Flyer member to be eligible for the discount.

All the standard Virgin Australia Business Flyer Terms and Conditions apply, so be sure to check them out.

Earn an easy 250 bonus Velocity Points at 7-Eleven

7 eleven bonus velocity points offer

Details: Earn an easy 250 Velocity Points at 7-Eleven. Simply download the My 7-Eleven app and scan your Velocity-linked My Card at the checkout on your first eligible purchase to receive 250 bonus Points.

Dates: Velocity members will earn bonus points on eligible purchases until 30 June 2023.

Terms: Excluded products can be found in the offer terms and conditions here.

Virgin Australia Middle Seat Lottery extended!

Virgin Australia's Middle Seat Lottery winner

Details: Virgin Australia has extended the Middle Seat Lottery following overwhelming popularity of the competition. You can view the full list of prizes worth $45,000 here.

Dates: The competition has been extended until 9 June 2023.

Terms: To be eligible to win you must be a Velocity Frequent Flyer member, aged 18 years or older and fly in any middle seat on a Virgin Australia-operated domestic flight by Sunday 9 July 2023.

Earn up to 100,000 Velocity Points with the American Express Velocity Platinum Card

american express platinum velocity frequent flyer credit card

Details: Get 75,000 bonus Velocity Points when you apply online through the link on this page by 1 June 2023, are approved, and spend $3,000 on eligible purchases on your new Card within the first 3 months. Plus, an additional 25,000 bonus Velocity Points in your second year upon fee renewal. T&Cs apply. New Card Members only.

Dates: Offer ends 1 June 2023

Terms: This offer is not available to those who currently hold or who have held a direct-issued American Express Card in the past 18 months. Other T&Cs apply.

Be sure to check out our American Express Velocity Platinum Card guide for more information (The Champagne Mile may receive a commission if you apply and are approved for this product via our link).

Earn 3,000 bonus Velocity Points plus a free bottle of red!


Details: Join the Virgin Wines Discovery Club for $100 and receive 3,000 bonus Velocity Points, plus a free bottle of Shiraz (not champagne) and four glasses to share. Plus, Velocity is sweetening the deal with a case of wine every 12 weeks and at Christmas.

Dates: This offer ends 30 June 2023.

Terms: This offer is valid for new Virgin Wines customers only and cannot be used in conjunction with any other Virgin Wines offer.

Earn double points on TFE hotel bookings

TFE hotels bonus velocity points offer

Details: You can now earn six Velocity Points per $1 spent on TFE Hotels bookings across Australia and New Zealand.

Dates: This offer is valid for eligible bookings made on or before 19 May 2023 for stays before 5 November 2023.

Terms: During this campaign, Velocity Members will receive double Velocity Points (equating to four Velocity Points per $1 spent) at Travelodge Hotels, or six Points per $1 spent at all other TFE Hotels.

Earn up to 20k Velocity Points with Virgin Money

virgin money bonus points offer

Details: You can earn up to 10,000 Velocity Points when taking up a new eligible Car Insurance policy, and up to a further 10,000 Points with a new eligible Home and Contents Insurance premium.

Dates: This Virgin Money offer ends 28 June 2023.

Terms: This offer is only valid to eligible customers who purchase a new insurance policy and have not previously received points for the same policy. Terms and conditions apply, find out more here.

Earn Velocity Gold pilot membership (targeted to ABN holders)

Virgin Australia Lounge Adelaide seating area

Details: Virgin Australia Business Flyer members can enjoy priority benefits with two Velocity ‘Pilot Gold’ memberships for the business when spending $2,000 on eligible flights within the first three months of joining. Check out our Virgin Australia Business Flyer post to learn more about the associated Pilot Gold benefits.

Dates: Ongoing

Terms: You must hold a current ABN and be approved for a Virgin Australia Business Flyer account to take advantage of this offer.

Earn 5,000 bonus Points with Marriott Bonvoy

marriott bonvoy bonus velocity points offer

Details: Earn 5,000 bonus Velocity Points when you transfer at least 60,000 Marriott Bonvoy points to Velocity.

Dates: Ongoing.

Terms: The standard transfer rate is 3 Marriott Bonvoy Points for 1 velocity Frequent Flyer Point. There is no limit to the number of times a member can transfer, however, a daily maximum of 240,000 Points applies.

For full details and terms and conditions refer to the Marriott Bonvoy website.

Earn 850 Velocity Points by completing surveys with e-Rewards

e rewards bonus velocity points offer

Details: Velocity Frequent Flyer members can earn 850 points just by completing online surveys through the e-Rewards Opinion Panel – simply join e-Rewards and redeem your Opinion Points for Velocity Points.

Dates: To earn points you will need to complete a survey within 90 days of joining e-Rewards.

Terms: This offer is only available for new e-Rewards members.

Until next time

From flight to, stays and insurance, there are ample opportunities to snatch your fair share of bonus Velocity Points this month, so what are you waiting for?

Not a Velocity Frequent Flyer member? Check out the Champagne Mile’s guide to joining Velocity Frequent Flyer.

Which Velocity Points deals will you be leveraging to supercharge your points balance?

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