Velocity and RedBalloon parting company

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Velocity is losing another partner – this time in the form of RedBalloon. The announcement places the last date Velocity members will be able to earn points on RedBalloon spend as 28 January. In addition, RedBalloon Gift Cards will be removed from the Velocity Rewards Store.


RedBalloon is an online experience retailer, offering a range of  personalised experiences and gifts. The business offers over 3,000 gift ideas, from cooking classes to spa days; skydives to rally drives,

Until now, Velocity members have been able to earn 2 points per dollar spend with RedBalloon. The termination announcement from Velocity is as follows:

Effective 22 January 2018, Velocity Frequent Flyer will no longer partner with RedBalloon. The final day Members will be eligible to earn Points with RedBalloon is 22 January 2018. Claims for Retrospective Points for eligible activities up to and including 22 January 2018 with RedBalloon will be accepted until 22 April 2018. RedBalloon Gift Cards and experiences will also be removed from the Velocity Rewards Store from 22 January 2018. For RedBalloon Gift Cards redeemed prior to 22 January 2018, check your card for expiry dates.

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