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Velocity Rewards

Learn how to earn even more Velocity Points and find new ways to put them to use.

With American Express Velocity cards, you get the best of both worlds. With a wide range of ways to earn them, and a variety of redemption options, discover how your Velocity Points can work harder for you.

Put more Velocity Points in your pocket


Beyond everyday spending, there are many ways to earn even more Velocity Points and boost your Points balance. What's more, with no limit on the amount of Velocity Points you can earn each year1, the Points earning opportunities are bigger than you may think.


We’ve got some top tips on how you can maximise your Velocity Points balance:

Refer a friend 


Refer a friend - You can earn up to 200,000 bonus Points a year for successfully referring a friend or family member2. You'll both earn bonus Points and enjoy the benefits of Card Membership.

Add an Additional Card 


By adding a family member or friend to your Account, you can earn Points faster as all Velocity Points earnt on purchases made, will be credited to your Account3.

Earn Points on travel


See how quickly your Points add up when you use your Card to book your next adventure.  Plus, you can earn an additional Velocity Point per dollar spent on eligible purchases with Virgin Australia4

Earn Points on your everyday spend 


From your morning coffee to the weekly grocery shop, use your Card at a wide range of retailers and earn Points as you spend4

Turn your Velocity Points into travel benefits


You could turn your next getaway into the holiday of a lifetime by using your Velocity Points for everything from flights and accommodation to hire cars and more.



Your Velocity Points can be redeemed for travel with Virgin Australia and Velocity Frequent Flyer’s many airline partners, covering almost 600 destinations5. Velocity membership Terms and Conditions apply.



Your Velocity Points could pay for your next night away with the choice of over 550,000 hotel stays. From standard to luxury, there's an option to suit every traveller. Velocity membership Terms and Conditions apply.

Velocity Rewards store


Use your Velocity Points to purchase a range of travel items. Choose from brands like Bose, Apple and Samsonite so you can travel in comfort and style. Velocity membership Terms and Conditions apply.

Car hire


Booking car hire using Velocity Points is a smooth process designed to make getting from A to B stress free. You can book car hire using your Velocity Points with selected Velocity partners. Velocity membership Terms and Conditions apply.

See where your Points can take you

Virgin Australia one-way Economy reward seat Sydney to Melbourne for 7,800 Points plus taxes, fees and carrier charges of $34.395

Virgin Australia one-way Economy reward seat Melbourne to Auckland for 17,800 Points plus taxes, fees and carrier charges of $128.005

Virgin Australia one-way Economy reward seat Brisbane to LA for 44,800 Points plus taxes, fees and carrier charges of $179.315

Learn how to get the most from your American Express Velocity Card Membership



Have you already got a Velocity Credit Card from American Express? Find out how you can take advantage of your Card Member benefits, from offers and events to VIP treatments and travel benefits.

Looking for an American Express Velocity Card?

The American Express Velocity Platinum Card


A complimentary Virgin Australia return Economy domestic flight each year6


2 complimentary Virgin Australia Lounge passes each year at selected domestic airports7


2 complimentary entries per year to the American Express Lounge at Sydney or Melbourne International Airport8


Complimentary domestic and international travel insurance when you pay for eligible travel on your Card9



The American Express Velocity Escape Card


No annual fee


Refund and Purchase Protection10


Add up to 4 Additional Cards at no extra fee3


Earn Velocity Points on every dollar spent4