Velocity shopping partners: non-flight point-earning opportunities

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This guide provides a wrap of Velocity’s shopping partners (our Velocity points flight-earn guide is available, here). The ever-growing list spans supermarkets, department stores, fashion, food and drink, entertainment, lifestyle, transport, hotels, utilities, health and more!

We list the partner, what the earn-rate is and how to ‘connect’ your to earn Velocity points. Jump straight to the full list here, or read on to find out more about how to earn Velocity points for your retail spending.

Refer below for our detailed guides on each main non-flight earning category, including fuel and supermarkets.

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Velocity shopping partner earn-methods

#1 – flybuys transfer

Velocity holds a strong relationship with their main shopping partner, flybuys. flybuys itself offers many earning partners, both under the Coles brand and beyond. The Velocity-flybuys partnership works via a simple points transfer. To transfer, you must link your Velocity account with your flybuys account online.

flybuys members can convert bundles of 2,000 flybuys points to 870 Velocity points. A calendar-year cap of 138,000 flybuys points applies per household (leaving you with a maximum of 60,030 Velocity points each year).

Learn more in our full review of the flybuys-Velocity partnership.

#2 – Velocity eStore

Velocity’s online eStore allows you to earn Velocity points at hundreds of Australia’s most popular online shopping retailers.

Firstly, let’s not get confused with using your Velocity points for items via the Velocity Rewards Store. The Velocity eStore is different. It’s a shopping hub, which automatically tracks your Velocity Frequent Flyer number, enabling points-earn at online shopping sites. Velocity frequently promotes Bonus Point deals at selected stores with up to 10 points per $1 spent on offer!

All this method requires is for you to log-in to your account. You must click-through from the Velocity eStore, as your Velocity membership number is tracked via the outgoing link to ensure you get your points!

What’s great about this method is that unless otherwise noted, you can take advantage of the retailer’s current sales and promotional codes on top of the Velocity Frequent Flyer points you’ll earn! Pay with a Velocity rewards credit card and you’ll open the door to earning even more points!

It many cases, you’re required to opt-in or ‘link’ your account with a Velocity partner or store. Simply refer to the instructions provided.

For example, Energy Australia’s Velocity partnership requires you to simply add your Velocity Frequent Flyer membership number to Energy Australia’s online account management page. You can then sit back, relax, and earn points on electricity and gas use!

Boost your earning with a Velocity rewards credit card

You can earn even more Velocity points on top on top of the three non-flight shopping partner methods above when you pay for purchases using a Velocity rewards credit card. Many rewards credit cards also have valuable points earning capacity for specific shopping categories or stores, so watch out for these offers!

As always, when you’re shopping with a credit card, look out for surcharges. These can contribute to the real cost of earning frequent flyer points.

This not financial or credit advice. It does not take into account your individual financial situation. Please seek the advice of an appropriately qualified professional before making a decision on any financial/credit product.

Full list of Velocity shopping partners

This list provides a current run-down of the Velocity shopping partners, including an indication of the online retailers that partner with the Velocity eStore. This list may not be up to date, so always check the Velocity eStore. Remember, you must log-in and click through via the eStore to earn Velocity points.

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