Get a 20% bonus when transferring hotel points to Velocity

Velocity Hotel Bonus
Velocity Hotel Bonus

As we approach the end of June, this is a reminder that Velocity Frequent Flyer are running a promotion offering a 20% bonus on point transfers from hotel programs. The points need to be transferred from one of the six eligible partner programs by 30 June 2017.

Transfer hotel points

It is possible to transfer points from six different hotel programs to Velocity. The six partner program have different methods for transferring the points. In addition, the transfer rates vary from program to program. The details for the various programs is detailed in the following table.

The details for the various programs is detailed in the following table.

Hotel Program Instructions Transfer Rates
Starwood Preferred Guest
  1. Log in to your Starpoints account
  2. Go to ‘Travel’
  3. Select ‘Transfer Air Miles’
  4. Choose Velocity Frequent Flyer as your transfer partner, enter your details and transfer
1 Starpoint = 1 Velocity Point + 20% bonus
Le Club AccorHotels
  1. Log in to your Le Club AccorHotels account
  2. Choose Velocity Frequent Flyer as your transfer partner, confirm your details and transfer
1 Le Club AccorHotels point = 1 Velocity Point + 20% bonus
Hilton Honors
  1. Log in to your Hilton Honors account
  2. Go to ‘Exchange’
  3. Choose Velocity Frequent Flyer as your transfer partner, enter your details and transfer
10,000 Hilton Honors points = 1,500 Velocity Points + 20% bonus
IHG Rewards Club
Call +612 9935 8362 to transfer your IHG Rewards Club points to Velocity Frequent Flyer
10,000 IHG Rewards Club points = 2,000 Velocity Points + 20% bonus
Choice Privileges
Call 1800 806 644 to transfer your Choice Privileges points to Velocity Frequent Flyer
20,000 Choice Privileges points = 3,000 Velocity Points + 20% bonus
Shangri-La Golden Circle Awards
  1. Log in to your Golden Circle account
  2. Select ‘Convert’ Golden Circle Awards points
  3. Choose Velocity Frequent Flyer as your transfer partner, select ‘transfer’ and follow the prompts

 

1 Golden Circle Award point = 1 Velocity Point + 20% bonus

On the surface, some of these transfer rates do not look particularly good. However, a transfer to Velocity may be useful for points that may be orphaned in one of the programs. This can happen if you do not always stay in a particular chain.

For further information on transferring hotel points to Velocity, please refer to the Velocity transfer page.

 

 

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