Flybuys offers bonus points on Velocity Transfers


Transferring Flybuys points to Velocity is quite a popular option for Velocity members. Until the end of January 2024, Flybuys and Velocity have a promotion, offering a bonus of 250 Flybuys points and 250 bonus Velocity Points on your first transfer of 1,000 2,000 Flybuys Points.

In addition, you could double these points if you set up the auto-transfer facility for the first time. Do this, and you could get 500 bonus Flybuys points and 500 bonus Velocity Points.

To sum up the two offers

  1. Members will receive 250 bonus Velocity Points and 250 Flybuys bonus points if they choose to complete a manual transfer of a minimum 1,000 Flybuys points to Velocity as their first Velocity transfer within the Promotion Period (this does not need to be their first ever Velocity manual transfer)
  1. Members will receive 500 bonus Velocity Points and 500 Flybuys bonus points if they turn on Auto Transfer and complete their first ever auto-transfer of a minimum 1,000 Flybuys points to Velocity during the Promotion Period. Members must remain opted into Auto Transfer until the end of the Promotion period to be eligible for this offer.

Keep in mind that while the transfer will happen quickly, it may be some time until the bonus points arrive. According to Flybuys this could be up to 4 weeks after the end of January.

Flybuys transfers to Velocity

To transfer Flybuys Points to Velocity, you must first link your accounts. Under the standard offer, you can send across points at the rate of 2,000 Flybuys points to 870 Velocity Points.

One of the best things about transferring Flybuys to Velocity is that the process is usually quite fast. The standard points points can appear in your Velocity account within minutes of you requesting the transfer. This can be quite useful if you spy a redemption opportunity you want to jump on.

Auto Transfer

Once you have linked your Velocity and Flybuys accounts, you have the option of turning on an Auto-Transfer process. Under this option, every time you accumulate 1,000 Flybuys points they will transfer to your Velocity account. For each 1,000 Flybuys points transferred, you will receive 500 Velocity Points.

Transferring Flybuys points to Velocity is a good way of boosting your Velocity balance. It may be worth doing if you have a specific redemption in mind.

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Mark is the founder of FlyStayPoints, and caught the travel bug early in life. He discovered the benefits of travel loyalty programs in 2001, and is always learning how they can make travel better. While work takes him between Perth and Melbourne, he is always plotting his next adventure.