Aug 28, 2019 you can buy air new zealand flights and seats on many other airlines with your points through our travel partner helloworld travel. We are australias favourite loyalty program and we want to help you enjoy more rewards. The flybuys travel booking service is an online travel service where you can search, compare and book flights, accommodation and car hire. Choose from a full range of airlines, including air new zealand, qantas, emirates, and most other major carriers. Earn flybuys points from flight and hotel bookings point hacks. Its simple create an account with agoda, add your fly buys membership number to your profile, select fly buys as your pointsmax partner of choice and youll earn points with every booking you make with agoda. We are thrilled to be partnering with velocity frequent flyer to help our flybuys members fly faster by simply transferring their flybuys points to velocity frequent flyer points to redeem for a flight. You will earn status points on eligible air new zealand flights and many star alliance and partner flights you take, as well as on purchases made with some of our airpoints earning credit cards. This littleknown trick will bag you bonus flybuys points.
Points increments may be changed by velocity from time to time. Using fly buys to book accommodation hotels across new zealand are happy to accept fly buys points for payment, with accommodation on the site ranging from 575 points a night to 1240 a night. You can use your points to buy flights through our partner, helloworld travel. Book flights from the us to new zealand, australia, london, cook islands and other destinations with air new zealand us. Log into your qantas account and search for flights using points as the payment option. Transfer flybuys to velocity and get 15% bonus points ozbargain. If youre a qantas frequent flyer member you can earn qantas points 1 and status credits 1 on jetstars starter plus, starter max or business max fares.
Points are not issued on airport taxes, travellers cheques. Eurotrip if youre looking at a european vacay but you still want to earn velocity points, you can choose between flying on eligible fares with singapore airlines, etihad. Convert flybuys points to virgin flights australian. Choose your preferred flight time and fare type you can view all the fare options by clicking the button above the departing flights list, and look out for the words economy reward, business reward and any seat these are the seats you can book using your velocity points, or. Points booster can be used by any velocity member as long as you have some velocity points in your account. You can use flybuys points for a variety of travel rewards, including the following.
Im not talking about converting the flybuys points. How to use your fly buys points for travel skyscanner. But using etihad guest, a business seat would cost just 21,800 miles. Apr 27, 2020 you can use flybuys points for a variety of travel rewards, including the following. How to use your flybuys points balance a look at the different options.
Status points and frequent flyer tiers air new zealand. The earn rate varies between partners, and the more familiar you are with these partners and their standard earn rates, the more opportunities you have to spend in a way that boosts your flybuys balance. Firstly, from 1 june 2016 your velocity points will not expire provided you earn or redeem points at least once every 24 months. I would urge you to act immediately as flight availability can be difficult so. Book flights earn or use points qantas frequent flyer. Webjet provides a wide variety of payment options, allowing you to find a method that works for you, whether you prefer to use your credit or debit card, paypal, webjet gift cards and vouchers, visa checkout, jcb cards, nab rewards points, bankwest points, american express membership rewards points or poli. Cheap flights compare and book cheap airfares webjet. On jetstar new zealand domestic flights, you can earn qantas points on starter fares. To see how many status points your qualifying flight will earn, use our airpoints calculator.
Fare inclusions and rules can be viewed and compared by hovering over the fare types titles, i. Redeem your awards points at any flight centre store at over 900 locations nationwide. Register fly buys for your business and you can earn fly buys points on your business spending too. Redeem your points for a reward seat on virgin australia domestic and international flights. You can use points or a combination of points and cash to pay for flights. Air china operated flights between auckland and beijing. The program has evolved from just being for free flights heck i even remember the days of mystery flights, to being one that is quite good at enticing customer behaviour just look at the flybuys pages on fb to see what people will do to get bonus points. Book any available seat on a flight on qantas and jetstar using your qantas points. Flybuys and velocity frequent flyer join forces in. Velocity frequent flyer how to use points to book youtube. You can check how many status points you have collected in the past 12 months by. Flight booking cheap flights search helloworld travel. Honestly you arent going to earn enough points to redeem for flights with just flybuys. All travel purchased through helloworld travel is subject to the specific travel terms and conditions.
Note, however, that points flights to the us or europe are always extremely difficult to find, even for highstatus frequent flyers. Ive used points to book internal us flights many times before. Hi all, im a velocity member and im looking at buying some flights soon through the flybuys site as they have 10x points on some domestic flights in australia. Flybuys travel escapes australia forum tripadvisor. Mar 14, 2019 for example, lets say there is a promotion on british airways flights to london. Flybuys and velocity frequent flyer join forces in australian. Extra flybuys points how to earn more flybuys points. You can buy air new zealand flights and seats on many other airlines with your points through our travel partner helloworld travel. Use your qantas points to upgrade from economy to premium, economy to business, or premium economy to business. Fly buys faqs how do i book a flight using my fly buys points. The number of flybuys points awarded is calculated by reference to the australian dollar amount of the transaction. With a range of industryleading and innovative tools and technology, webjet is able to offer travellers all the resources needed to make booking your next flight, overseas holiday, minibreak or hotel stay as. Earn and spend points on a full range of travel with helloworld travel.
Earn points when using your commbank awards card for daily spending and redeem instore at flight centre for your dream holiday. Despite their name, the flybuys rewards program has not been heaps of use to points collectors and travellers until recently, but flybuys travel will help to improve that flybuys travel is a flight and hotel search site which allows you to earn and redeem flybuys points on your flights with any airline they are also running various promotions with increased points earn, with 5 x. If you have any questions, check out frequently asked questions. You can use all points, or as long as you have a minimum of 5,000 points for qantas flights or 3,500 for jetstar flights, you can pay using a combination of points and cash with points plus pay plus, youll also earn qantas points and status credits on. In my experience, velocity points are easier to use to book flights as a pleb red, than qff points are to book flights as a qf platinum. You can also redeem your points for a rewards seat on flights with delta air lines, etihad airways, singapore airlines, silkair, hainan airlines and hong kong airlines 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Paying for flights with airpoints dollars spending. To book using points, login to your velocity account here. Up to 20% off etihad flights to selected european destinations including paris and madrid. Whether its a domestic hop, a transtasman jaunt, or an adventure further afield, helloworld travel can help. I showed my flights at the start and how using the bonuses i can score extra points and get extra value.
With agoda you can earn fly buys points when you book accommodation on. Flybuys points to purchase tickets air travel forum. Webjet book flights, cheap hotels, car hire, insurance. I was told via chat with a consultant that if i chose to pay with my visa i would then be credited back to that visa once my points were manually redeemed by webjet from my flybuys account. Flight centre travel group limited abn 25 003 377 188 trading as flight centre, the universal traveller and travel associates. Use your airpoints dollars to book star alliance airline flights by calling our air new zealand contact centre. Select a category below to explore all the ways to use points. Earn 125 flybuys points on this flight, or book it for 25,000 flybuys points. We have this flybuys rewards scheme in aus, similar im sure to millions of others all over, i know that booking tickets on 3rd party sites can sometimes be fraught with danger, ive read the horror stories.
How to boost your flybuys points with flybuys travel. Find out how you can get more fly buys points using the fly buys app to see latest offers and find partners nearby. How to use points for flights earn velocity points. Fly buys points can be used to purchase any helloworld travel online products currently flights, or you can use a combination of fly buys points and debit or credit card. You can also redeem your points for a rewards seat on flights with delta air lines, etihad airways, singapore airlines, silkair, hainan airlines and hong kong airlines 24 hours a. Flybuys points can be converted to etihad miles online, in blocks of 10,000 flybuys points. You can use airpoints dollars to pay for some flights operated by our alliance partners directly through the air new zealand website. Also book your rental cars, travel insurance and more. Use your points to book any available flight deal with helloworld travel. The earning and redemption of commbank awards points are subject to terms and conditions of the commbank commonwealth awards program.
To book sydney to melbourne using velocity, you need 7,800 velocity. No matter your destination, flybuys travel offers a wide range of international and domestic flights. Flybuys members can now earn and burn flybuys points on flights plus hotel bookings and hire cars through a new flybuys travel website, in addition to the frequent flyer points usually earned in the air that means you could book a domestic or international flight with qantas, virgin australia, singapore airlines and the like via flybuys travel for much the same price as youd pay directly. Fly buys faqs can i buy air new zealand flights with my. How i used flybuys for business class virgin australia.
Be sure to check the hotels terms and conditions, as some have minimum stays while others require you to book a certain number of days in advance. Have been very happy with my dealings with flybuys and love adding to my points. I checked my hotel and it is the same price as everywhere else online but i can collect or use flybuys points for my stay. All bigjigs rewards are exclusive to flybuys until tue 31 mar 2020.
Unfortunately, flybuys doesnt let you convert an amount of your choice only preset amounts of 10,000, 20,000, 50,000 or 100,000 flybuys, which translate to 4,000, 8,000, 20,000 and 40,000 etihad guest miles respectively. Enough points you have enough points to redeem this reward. Just be careful using the flybuys website as the website gives a total points cost in my case a flight for 2 people rather than the cost per person using velocity or qantas websites. With covid 19 pandemic, all flights were cancelled and all international.
For example, lets say there is a promotion on british airways flights to london. Use your qantas points to secure available seats for yourself or any eligible family member on eligible flights. The next step was to convert my flybuys points to etihad guest. Webjets history and dedication to delivering the best flights, tours and accommodation covers more than 20 years. Choose from over 200,000 hotel and accommodation options. Firstly, from 1 june 2016 your velocity points will not expire provided you. Use your points for flights, car hire, accommodation and experiences from our partner, helloworld travel. Earn points on your bookings even when you pay with points choose from a full range of airlines, including air new zealand, qantas, emirates, and most other major carriers. Or, you can top up your airpoints balance with an air new zealand airpoints credit card issued by kiwibank. Family transfers enable you to transfer a portion of your points to an eligible family member, who is also a frequent flyer member, in any 12month period. Transfer flybuys to velocity and get 15% bonus points. Book flights, hotels, car hire, cruises and holiday packages. You can either book online and pay with your fly buys points and cash, or buy a voucher in our reward store that you can use with a helloworld travel agent.
Your airpoints dollars could take you further than you expect with the ability to spend your airpoints dollars on a range of reward tickets for flights with our star alliance partners. Book a reward seat with velocity points view by velocity. You can purchase points in various increments from. Earn velocity points with our partner hawaiian airlines when you book an eligible fare through their website and include your velocity membership number in your booking. How to use your fly buys points for travel cheap flights nz. Paying for a flight with airpoints dollars is easy because one airpoints dollar is equal to one new zealand dollar. Mar 18, 2019 flybuys has a wide range of partners that allow you to earn points by spending money. Do i earn both velocity points and flybuys points when. Compare and book cheap flight, hotel and car hire deals with flybuys travel. I now have some specific things to look at and consider. Paying for a flight with airpoints dollars is easy because one airpoints dollar is equal to one australian dollar. With regards to flybuys points etc, it was a package that gave extra flybuys points, but.
Price is based on a one way economy reward seat fare and must be booked on the velocity website. If you dont have enough airpoints dollars, you can pay for your flight with a mix of airpoints dollars and cash using airpoints flexipay. You can book online through their website, or talk to one of their agents by calling 0800 75 87 87. Can qantas points be used to book domestic flights in usa. The quoted redemption fares are correct as at 21 august 2019 and are subject to change. Flybuys members can now earn and burn flybuys points on flights plus hotel bookings and hire cars through a new flybuys travel website, in addition to the frequent flyer points usually earned in the air. All travel elements that are postpaid will not be eligible for flybuys points redemption. Link now link your existing flybuys and velocity memberships. United airlines operated flights between auckland and san francisco.
If you were to convert those points to velocity instead, youd have 8,700 velocity points with 1,800 flybuys points left over. A limited number of these reward tickets are available on each flight, so it. Webjet not crediting flybuys points australia forum. When you search for overseas airfares on webjet, you can expect to find the best deals along with an indepth flight comparison across lowcost carriers and premium fullservice airlines. Webjet have thousands of cheap international flights ready and waiting for you to book. Jun 22, 2017 at least using flybuys points for hotels or flights is the same as the dollar value. The holiday package is cheaper than if i booked flight and accommodation direct so really was hoping that they would be okay to book through. This is booking through flybuys travel, the option that shows up if you search for flights on the flybuys site. Im curious to see if anybody knows, if i book virgin flights through the flybuys site, will i still receive velocity points for the flights as well as the flybuys points.
Family transfers dont count as activity on your account, or the account you transfer points to, for the purpose of preventing your points from expiring. Watch our how to video or follow the steps below to use your velocity points to book flights on board virgin australia and our partner airlines. You can use your velocity points to book flights on board virgin australia and our partner airlines. Paying for flights with airpoints dollars see new zealand and the world with your airpoints dollars when you fly with air new zealand, the star alliance or one of our partner airlines. Find out more learn more about linking your flybuys and velocity memberships. I have spent the last couple of hours trying to book my 2 return flights from syd to bris for april and was frustrated to not being able to pay with my flybuys points. I will definitely book through flybuys travel again. You can buy points as many time as you like over the course of a calendar year, up to a. Booking holidays with flybuys travel flybuys travel. Apr 05, 2016 you can use your velocity points to book flights on board virgin australia and our partner airlines. Use your points to book flights, hotels and travel packages through flybuys travel.875 1369 961 127 631 1065 1255 1362 732 799 17 252 435 1327 709 1528 1528 1119 1152 740 1053 812 1073 171 730 725 983 793 120 1127 213 878 904 653 798 285 1166 1417 238 1052