Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer Platinum
Member since 07 Feb 2013
Total posts 431
Soon going to get 100,000 bonus off the explorer amex, am I wrong in thinking that transferring via krisflyer to velocity will net 30% more points? The transfer ratio for both is 3 to 4 so would get 75,000 krisflyer or velocity points transferring to each directly, however sending through krisflyer would then give you 30% more when subsequently transferring to velocity due to the value difference between the 2 programs (1.3/1) - is my thinking incorrect? Thanks in advance
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 06 Aug 2017
Total posts 98
Much as it would be wonderful if it worked that way, I'm afraid it doesn't.
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 13 Jul 2012
Total posts 150
You don’t get more points when transferring them between Velocity and KrisFlyer.
Transfer in any direction involves a ~26% tax (1 point for 1.35).
Ah understood thanks so much for the advice! I was thinking it couldn't be that easy!
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AMEX points transfer to Velocity via Krisflyer for 30% more?
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