Woolworths has announced long-awaited changes to its unpopular loyalty program. Woolworths customers will once again be able to earn Qantas points at the checkout, and points will now be earned on all purchases – not just specially-marked promotional items. From Wednesday 31 August, one Woolworths Point will be earned for every dollar spent at Woolworths, BWS and … [Read more...]
While at first glance Supermarket chat might not seem that relevant to Australian Frequent Flyers. But don't be deceived - there are some great ways to travel better and for less by taking advantage of the Flybuys and Woolworths Rewards supermarket loyalty programs!
Our guide Flybuys Hacks to Earn Free Flights for Shopping at Coles explains how to maximise the amount of Flybuys points you can earn with minimum spend, and then redeem them for maximum value such as free flights on Virgin Australia.
If you shop at Coles or Woolworths, scanning your loyalty card every week, chances are you're constantly disappointed with the lack of meaningful rewards. The reason for this is that supermarket loyalty programs are not actually designed to reward loyal customers at all. They're designed to encourage customers to shop more often and to spend more. They are also set up to … [Read more...]
Flybuys points aren't just useful for saving money at the supermarket! As the name suggests, they can also be redeemed for flights. Traditionally, the only way to use your Flybuys points for actual flights has been to redeem them through online booking site Webjet. But from 31 January 2016, Webjet will no longer be a partner in the Flybuys program. The new method of … [Read more...]
It's only a few months since Woolworths revamped its Everyday Rewards loyalty scheme, replacing it with the "Woolworths Rewards" program. As part of the changes, Qantas points would no longer be earned at Woolworths. But following a resounding customer backlash, Woolworths recently announced that it will reinstate the ability to earn Qantas points at the checkout. The new … [Read more...]
The recent major devaluation of the Woolworths Rewards program has left many former Woolies customers looking to Coles and its Flybuys loyalty program. While Woolworths has axed its partnership with Qantas, Flybuys recently began partnering with Etihad Airways. As Etihad miles can now be earned while shopping at Coles, Flybuys has become significantly more attractive to savvy … [Read more...]