Our top picks

Whether you’re travelling soon or planning for later, we've pulled together our best offers and local travel inspiration to help you plan your next road trip, relaxing break or weekend getaway across Australia.

  • Mudgee

    Situated in the heart of Mudgee with over 30 cellar doors near by, Parklands Resort & Conference Centre Mudgee is the perfect base for those looking to experience the local food and wine region.

    Set on 30 acres of beautifully manicured gardens and farmland -and located only 1km from the historic township - the hotel is also ideal for business, leisure and special events.

    Receive 1 Velocity Point per 1 Accor Live Limitless point when you transfer to Velocity. Minimum 4,000 ALL point transfer rate applies.1

    Book now
  • Snowy Mountains

    Ready to hit the slopes? 5 hours south of Sydney you’ll find the beautiful Snowy Mountains. Get your mates together, pack up your ski gear and head off on your 2020 winter adventure.

    No car? No worries! Hire a car from Europcar and earn double Velocity Points when you book and travel before 31 December 2020.2

    Why not stop off in beautiful Jervis Bay or stretch your legs in Australia’s Capital, Canberra along the way?

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  • Port Douglas

    Looking for a little luxury?

    Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort Port Douglas is the place for you. Located near the white sandy beaches of the Great Barrier Reef and tropical gardens of the Daintree Rainforest, there is plenty to explore.

    If you're more into relaxation than exploring the great outdoors, put your feet up (with a cocktail in hand!) and relax in a guest room, suite or villa - some of which have direct access to saltwater lagoon pools.

    Transfer a minimum of 3,000 Marriott Bonvoy points to receive 1,000 Velocity Points.3

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  • Gold Coast to Noosa

    Hire a car with Hertz for and go on an east coast adventure from Gold Coast to Noosa. Two hours in, stop off at Buderim Forest Park and take in the stunning Serenity Falls at the end of the Buderim Forest Waterfall Walk. Drive a further 25 minutes’ and find Mooloolah River National Park, full of river side and rainforest walking trails. Continue north and finish up at Noosa, a beach-goers paradise, home to sunny skies and stunning coastline.

    Earn 500 bonus Points with Hertz for bookings made by 15 August 2020 for travel until 31 October 2020.4

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  • Bunbury

    Bunbury is the northern gateway to the south west where you’ll find pristine coastline and world-class wine. The Quality Hotel Lighthouse Bunbury offers affordable accommodation with panoramic views across the Indian Ocean and is short walking distance to waterside restaurants and the famous cappuccino strip on Victoria Street.

    Plus, book and stay before 31 October 2020 and you'll earn triple Velocity Points for your stay. That’s 9 Points per $1 spent.5

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  • Perth to Albany

    If you have a few days to spare, why not take the scenic route from Perth to Albany, via the Margaret River. You’ll find stunning coastline, famous wineries and magical sunets. It is approximately a 7 hour drive (without stops) so we suggest taking it slow so you can experience as much as possible.

    When you reach Albany, make sure to check out The Gap and Natural Bridget in Torndirrup National Park for some amazing views of the Southern Ocean.

    Book a Thrifty car rental by 14 August 2020 for travel until 31 March 2021 to earn double Points.6

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Double Points at Crown Towers Perth

Explore the city of Perth and stay in pure luxury. Book a stay at Crown Towers Perth by 30 August 2020 for travel until 30 September 2020 to earn 6 Points per $1 spent (normally 3 Points).7

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  • Adelaide City

    Adelaide is a buzzing city bursting with culture - and with so much to see and do so close to the city centre, it's perfect for a weekend getaway or short break.

    Explore the various local wine regions, experience award-winning restaurants in the city and then make your way around the local bar scene. Then, after a full day of exploring, rest easy at the Sage Hotel Adelaide, located in the heart of town.

    Book before 8 August 2020 for stays until 31 December 2020 and receive 1,000 bonus Points. Use code BONUS1K at time of booking.7

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  • Adelaide to Kangaroo Island

    Kangaroo Island has had a rough start to 2020, but are now welcoming visitors back to explore the island's hiking trails, beaches and stunning coastline.

    To get there, take the 1.5 hour drive from Adelaide to Cape Jervis through the Fleurieu Peninsula. You’ll need to take a 45 minute passenger ferry across the Backstairs Passage, which you can do with or without your car. 

    No car? Earn Velocity Points8 when you book a car rental with either Europcar, Hertz or Thrifty. Select "Book now" to view the latest special offers from our car partners8.

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  • Hobart

    Known as the fishing capital of Tasmania, St Helens is the perfect spot to explore the stunning east coast and local landmarks like the Bay of Fires.

    Stay on the edge of Georges Bay, only a 9 minute drive from the Bay of Fire's famous white beaches, at the Comfort Hotel Bayside. You'll earn triple Points (9 Points per $1 spent) when you book and stay before 31 October 2020.5

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  • Hobart to Cradle Mountain

    The stunning Cradle Mountain is just a four hour drive from Hobart, perfect for a weekend adventure or cheeky getaway. Why not turn the drive into a full day adventure and visit some historic towns along the way? Richmond, home to the oldest stone bridge in Australia, is full of charm.

    Hire a car with one of our car hire partners to earn Velocity Points8 to put towards your next adventure. 

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*Please see individual partner websites for any restrictions due to COVID-19 prior to booking

Special Offers

Bonus Points
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Choice HotelsTriple Points at Choice Hotels

With more than 150 hotels in Australia, Choice Hotels offers a great range of options at great rates. Book and stay by 31 October 2020 and you’ll earn triple Points (9 Points per $1 spent) on Qualifying Stays.

Cars & Hotels
Next Hotels and Resorts1,000 Bonus Points with Next Story Group

Book direct at Next Story Group properties by 8 August 2020 for stays until 31 December 2020 across Australia, including Next Hotels, Sage Hotels and Ink Hotels to earn 3 Points per $1 spent and 1,000 bonus Points. Use code BONUS1K at time of booking.

Bonus Points
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Hertz500 bonus Points with Hertz

Book a 2+ day car rental with Hertz for your Australian getaway by 15 August 2020 for travel until 31 October 2020. Not only will you earn 3 Points per $1 spent, but you’ll also earn 500 bonus Points.

Bonus Points
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ThriftyDouble Points with Thrifty

Whether you’re visiting family or heading off on holiday, hire a 3+ day car rental with Thrifty by 14 August 2020 for travel until 31 March 2021 to earn double Points. That’s 6 Points per $1 spent.

Bonus Points
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EuropcarDouble Points with Europcar

Pick up a 4+ day car rental with Europcar for your winter adventure and earn double Points. That’s 8 Points per $1 spent. Book and travel by 31 December 2020.

Bonus Points
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AccorHotelsTriple Points with ALL - Accor Live Limitless

Register and complete a stay with a participating hotel by 31 August 2020 to be eligible for triple ALL points. Select Velocity as your automatic points conversion partner in your ALL account to receive 1 Velocity Point per 1 ALL point transferred. Minimum 4,000 ALL point transfer rate applies.

Earn Points
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Virgin Australia Hotels3 Points per $1 spent on hotels

Choose from thousands of hotels around Australia and book with Virgin Australia, powered by Expedia for discounts on participating hotels starting from 10% and 3 Points per $1 spent.

We’ve doubled the number of redemption routes available

Plus, we've also relaunched hotel redemption options.

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Terms and Conditions:

To earn and redeem Velocity Points you must be a Velocity member. Velocity membership and Points earn and redemption are subject to the Member Terms and Conditions as amended from time to time.

1Accor Live Limitless: The minimum transferrable amount is 4,000 Accor Live Limitless (ALL) points per conversion, which is equivalent to 4,000 Velocity Points. 1 ALL point is equivalent to 1 Velocity Point. Members must login to their ALL membership account to transfer their ALL points to Velocity. Please allow up to six weeks for your Points to be credited to your Velocity account. After your ALL Points are converted into Velocity Points, these Points are subject to the Velocity Frequent Flyer general terms and conditions. View terms and conditions of the ALL loyalty program.

2Europcar: Double Points offer available for bookings made between 21 July 2020 and 31 December 2020 for travel between 21 July 2020 and 31 December 2020. Silver, Gold and Platinum members earn tier bonus Points on top of the base Points earned depending on their membership status. As a Silver member you will earn a total of 4.5 Points per $1 spent; as a Gold member you will earn a total of 5.25 Points per $1 spent; and as a Platinum member you will earn a total of 6 Points per $1 spent. Double Velocity Points are applied to the base and not applied to tier bonus for Silver, Gold & Platinum members respectively. Maximum length of rental must not exceed 28 days. The ‘Double Points' promotional Code (PC) number 52114704 must be quoted at the time of reservation at a Europcar counter or by calling 1300 136 737 to redeem the offer. The promotional code (PC) number 52114704 is not required for online bookings via europcar.com.au/bonusdouble. Valid at participating locations across Australia and New Zealand. Vehicles subject to availability.  Offer applies to passenger vehicles only. Europcar standard age, credit card and driver requirements apply. Europcar Standard Terms and Conditions of Rental apply. Points are earned on the base cost (total time and kilometres) of rentals in Australia and New Zealand. 

3Marriott Bonvoy: The transfer rate is 3 points for 1 Velocity Frequent Flyer Point. For full details and terms and conditions refer to the partner website. Names must be identical on both memberships to complete points transfer. Please allow up to six weeks for the Points to allocated to your Velocity Account. Daily minimum of 3,000 Points and maximum of 240,000 Points value transfer rates apply and are subject to change. After your Marriott Bonvoy Points are converted into Velocity Points, these Points are subject to the Velocity Frequent Flyer general terms and conditions.

4Hertz: Earn 500 bonus Velocity Points for eligible bookings made between 22 July 2020 and 15 August 2020 for Australian rentals between 22 July 2020 and 31 October 2020. Minimum rental period of two (2) days applies. Maximum rental period of twenty eight (28) days applies. Rental days are based on a twenty-four (24) hour period. A fifty-nine (59) minute grace period is allowed for returns. Returns outside the grace period will be charged up to an extra day rental fee. Offer excludes taxes, fees, optional products and services. Offer is non-discountable and cannot be combined with any other promotion, special offer or coupon. For bookings made via the Virgin Australia and Velocity Frequent Flyer call centre, Promotional Code (PC) 210235 must be quoted at the time of reservation to redeem the offer. Bookings made via virginaustralia.com/cars do not require a Promotional Code (PC) to be quoted at the time of reservation. The standard Points earn rate is 3 Velocity Points per $1 spent. Silver, Gold and Platinum members earn bonus Points on top of the base Points earned depending on their membership status (Silver 50% bonus Points, Gold 75% bonus Points and Platinum 100% bonus Points). Eligible vehicles in Australia are: Economy Auto (A), Compact Auto (H), Intermediate Auto (C), Standard Auto (S), Fullsize Auto (D), Premium Auto (P), Compact SUV (G), Intermediate SUV (I), Fullsize SUV 5 Paxs (E), Fullsize SUV 7 Paxs (E1), Luxury Van 8 Paxs (T), Mobility Van (T1). Offer applies to the above vehicles groups, and is subject to availability at time of vehicle collection. Hertz standard driver and credit qualifications in effect at the time and place of rental apply. Minimum driver age without surcharge is 21 years. Drivers aged 21- 24 may be eligible to rent subject to an age differential charge. Vehicle models may differ and specifications may vary by location. Vehicles can be reserved by car group only and not by particular car model or colour. Fleet subject to change without notice. Terms and conditions subject to change without notice. To earn and redeem Velocity Points, you must be a Velocity member. 

5Choice Hotels: 3X Points Offer: Velocity Members must book a stay at a participating Choice Hotels® property between 21 July 2020 and 31 October 2020. Promotion only applies to completed Qualifying Stays with arrival between 21 July and 31 October 2020. A stay is defined as any number of consecutive nights at one hotel, regardless of the number of check-ins or check-outs. A “Qualifying Stay” is a stay at a participating hotel that is eligible to earn Choice Privileges points, for any number of consecutive nights at one hotel, regardless of check-ins or check-outs. Offer is limited to three (3) times the standard Velocity Frequent Flyer Points per Qualifying Stay. Standard Points award is 3 Points per $1AUD spent per Qualifying Stay. Members must provide their Velocity Frequent Flyer Number upon check-in to be eligible or have selected Velocity Frequent Flyer as their earning preference within their Choice Privileges profile before their stay. Hotel guest name must match the Velocity Frequent Flyer Member’s name. Most stays are eligible to earn Velocity Points EXCEPT: rooms booked at rates below $40 USD per night, certain hotel initiated promotions, reward night stays, complimentary rooms, rooms paid for as part of a convention or meeting, rooms booked through a travel agent or third party online retailer including online travel agencies, wholesale packages, group tours, and stays booked using the employee discount or the friends, family and associate discount. Reservations made via third-party online retailers or wholesalers are also not eligible for this promotion. Allow 6-8 weeks after check-out for Velocity Frequent Flyer Points to be credited to your Velocity Membership Account. This promotion is not valid for stays in hotel properties located outside Australia and New Zealand. All hotels are independently owned and operated. For Choice Privileges terms and conditions, program details, eligible rates, eligible countries and information on earning Velocity Frequent Flyer points, visit www.choicehotels.com/en-au/choice-privileges.

6Thrifty: Rent a Thrifty passenger vehicle from the following vehicle groups, Compact Auto, Intermediate Auto, Standard Auto Full Size and Premium Full Size to receive Double Points. These vehicles are subject to availability at the time of collection. Valid for bookings made between 21 July 2020 to 14 August 2020. Valid for Travel between 22 July 2020 to 31 March 2021. Minimum 3 day rental. Blackout dates: 16 December 2020 to 3 January 2021. The standard Points earn rate is 3 Velocity Points per $1 spent. Silver, Gold and Platinum members earn bonus Points on top of the base Points earned depending on their membership status (Silver 50% bonus Points, Gold 75% bonus Points and Platinum 100% bonus Points). Double Velocity Points are applied to the base and not applied to tier bonus for Silver, Gold & Platinum members respectively. The promotional code CD # VADBLPTWEB must be used at time of booking. Available at the following locations Adelaide Airport, Adelaide City, Artarmon, Brisbane Airport, Brisbane City, Brookvale, Bundaberg, Bundaberg Airport, Cairns, Canberra City, Domain – Sydney, Emerald Airport, Gladstone Airport, Hervey Bay, Hervey Bay Airport, Hobart, Hobart City, Hornsby, Launceston, Launceston City, Melbourne City, Melbourne Airport, Perth Airport, Perth City, Port Douglas, Rockhampton Airport, Sydney Airport, Thangool Airport, and Williamtown Airport. This offer is only available for bookings made through cartrawler.virginaustralia.com. Offer is subject to availability and cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion, special offer, coupon, corporate discounted rate or for existing bookings. Drivers must meet the standard age, driver’s licence and credit requirements of Thrifty. Points are earned on the base cost (time and kilometres). Points are not earned on optional extras such as one way fees, young driver fees, additional driver fees, Baby seats, Booster seats, Strollers, GPS units, Prepaid Fuel, Excess Reduction products and Snow Pass. All rentals are subject to the terms and conditions of the rental agreement.

7Next Story Group: 1000 Bonus Velocity Points Offer is only applicable for eligible bookings made between 12:00am AEDT 22 July 2020 and 12:00am AEDT 8 August 2020 on Member rates only, booked via nexthotels.com. Eligible booking must be for travel between 22 July 2020 and 31 December 2020. Promotional rates including non-refundable rates are not eligible for this offer. Velocity Frequent Flyer Members must book via nexthotels.com website, enter their Velocity membership number and promotion code “BONUS1K” and make an eligible booking to qualify for this offer. Members will also earn the standard Velocity Points earn rate of 3 Velocity Points per $1 spent on qualifying rates. Points are not earned on ancillary hotel spend such as mini bar, room service, food and beverages, telephone, laundry and “pay per view” charges. No further discounts apply. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. If your booking is cancelled, the booking will not be eligible to earn Velocity Points. Please allow 6-8 weeks after check-out date for Velocity Points to be credited. Velocity membership number must be provided to the hotel on check-in to accrue Points. Velocity Points will be earned by the person named in the booking. The person named on the booking must match the Velocity membership details. Velocity Points will be awarded to one member, per room, per eligible stay. Points cannot be split between two or more members occupying the room. Points will only be issued to the person whose name is on the invoice for the hotel stay.

8Car Hire: Simply quote your Velocity membership number on your next rental. To earn Velocity Points, you must be a Velocity member and the rental must be in the Velocity members’ name. When hiring in Australia and New Zealand, Red Velocity members earn 3 Points per $1 of eligible spend with Hertz and Thrifty or 4 Points per $1 of eligible spend with Europcar. For Europcar, Hertz and Thrifty, Silver members will earn 4.5 Points per $1 of eligible spend, Gold Members will earn 5.25 Points per $1 of eligible spend and Platinum Members will earn 6 Points per $1 of eligible spend. In Australia and New Zealand, the Points earn rate is based on the base rental cost of the vehicle. For the rest of world, you will earn a flat rate of 800 Points per rental. Members will not earn Points on the following, as these are not considered eligible spend: contract rates, international wholesale rates, staff and industry rates, restricted rate plans, damage liability cover, optional insurance, vehicle registration fee, premium location fee, admin fee, taxes, GST, one way fees, age surcharges, additional driver fees and equipment such ski racks, baby/booster seats or GPS rental costs. Please note that not all car types will be available.
Individual bonus Point offer T&Cs are available at https://experience.velocityfrequentflyer.com/partners-offers/travel-bundle#special-offers