A key benefit of the Coles Flybuys loyalty program has been its partnership with Etihad Airways. Until recently, it was possible to transfer Flybuys points to the Etihad Guest frequent flyer program. But last month Flybuys suspended Etihad Guest transfers indefinitely and without notice. Until further notice, it is also no longer possible to earn Flybuys points when booking … [Read more...]
Flybuys is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. Here we provide tips, tricks and chat about getting the best value from the Flybuys program.
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The Flybuys loyalty program may have the word "fly" in its name, but frequent flyers using the program are at a bizarre disadvantage. One member discovered this week that it is impossible to redeem Flybuys points from outside Australia. This includes transferring points to the Velocity Frequent Flyer and Etihad Guest airline programs. The Flybuys website also blocks attempts … [Read more...]
With Flybuys now partnering with Virgin Australia and Etihad Airways, there are more ways than ever to redeem points! Your weekly shop at Coles can be converted to a wide range of rewards including free flights, upgrades, gift vouchers, merchandise and money off your shop. But which rewards offer the greatest value? One of the unique features of the Flybuys program is that … [Read more...]
Thanks to the new partnership between Flybuys and Virgin Australia's Velocity program, there are now more ways than ever to redeem your Flybuys points! Flybuys points, which are earned at Coles, can be redeemed for groceries, merchandise and gift vouchers, as well as flights and hotels booked through the Flybuys travel portal. But if you want to redeem your points for … [Read more...]
In exciting news for frequent flyers, it's now possible to earn Virgin Velocity points and status credits by shopping at Coles! There's even a 15% bonus available on point transfers from Coles' Flybuys program to Velocity Frequent Flyer until the end of November. 2,000 Flybuys points, usually worth $10, can now be converted to 870 Virgin Velocity points. This is exactly the … [Read more...]