Every now and then, it’s nice to get a little something back for all your hard work building your wardrobe. The ideal reward? Free, no-strings-attached extra dollars to spend at your favourite store. Last year, I blogged about the best loyalty programs going around. But this year, to celebrate Westfield’s partnership with Virgin Velocity, who I reeeeally want to get to know is the VIP clubs that give me stuff absolutely free, for doing nothing but looking absolutely fabulous in the latest threads. Here are the top 20, in no particular order….
What you get: $30 on sign-up & $30 on your birthday. If you spend between $200-499 in 1 day, you’ll receive a $20 voucher, $500-699 a $50 voucher & $700+ a $100 voucher.
What you get: $20 on your birthday! You’ll also receive a $15 voucher for $150 spend, $25 voucher for $250 spend, 5% off sale items & a BONUS $20 for $100 spend at Witchery Man.
What you get: $10 on sign-up to start. You’ll earn 1 point for every $1 spent & 100 points equals a $5 voucher. You’ll also receive a birthday treat!
WESTFIELD & VELOCITY FREQUENT FLYER
What you get: Earn 2 points for every $ 1 spent at westfield.com.au. Once accumulated, you can even spend your VFF points on Westfield Online purchases. You can also take part in regular promotions & comps like Double Point Days and the chance to win a million points. See how it works HERE.
BRAS N THINGS
What you get: Buy your underwear regularly from Bras N Things & you’ll easily reach the $100 mark to receive a $5 voucher.
What you get: If you spend $150/yr, you’ll receive 5% off future purchases, $300/yr is 10% off and $600/yr is 15% off. That’s just a few pairs of jeans! Jeanswest also run amazing member-only sales, like 40% off storewide.
What you get: Earn 1 point for every $1 spent. Get a BONUS 100 points on sign-up & on your birthday. If you spend $100 at Christmas, you’ll get a $30 voucher.
THE COFFEE CLUB
What you get: A winner from last year’s blog, as a Coffee Club VIP, you’ll get ‘Buy 1 Get 1 Free’ hot drinks all year round. You’ll also get 10% off food & other drinks on Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays and go into the monthly draw for a $100 Coffee Club voucher (if you buy & swipe your card). Costs $25.
What you get: $10 on sign-up & $20 on you birthday. You’ll also earn 1 point for every $1 spent until you reach 100 points and you receive a $5 voucher.
What you get: Work your way up the ranks by earning 1 point for every $5 spent. Earn 45 points (1-2 pairs) to jump from ‘Sole’ to ‘Pump’ where you’ll get 10% off future full-priced purchases. Earn 200 points to get to ‘Ballerina’ for 15% off and 300 points to reach ‘Stiletto’ for 20% off. You’ll also receive 5% off sale items!
What you get: Receive a $10 reward for every $250 you spend to beautify your home, plus get another gift on your birthday and the House magazine for FREE!
What you get: A favourite for shoppers, Myer One will give you 2 shopping points per $1 spent. Reach 2000 points for a $20 voucher.
What you get: Spend up to $750/yr on work & casual wear at Country Road? You’ll receive vouchers, gifts with purchase & spend & save offers. For die-hard fans that spend up to $2000/yr, you can look forward to a birthday rewards, personal shopping, tailoring & free delivery from stores. As a BONUS, you’ll also be automatically upgraded for the first 6 months.
What you get: The famous ‘Sister Club’ gives you 1 point for every $1 spent. If you spend $100/quarter, you’ll get 3% back in the form of a voucher. Spend $200 (some new perfume, for example), you’ll receive a 4% voucher.
What you get: Earn 1 point for every $1 spent until you reach the 200 point milestone, where you’ll receive a $10 voucher to take shopping.
What you get: Collect points for every purchase you make, and look forward to a 5% rebate voucher twice a year.
What you get: Earn 1 point for every $1 spent. Reach 500 points in 1 year, and you’ll get a massive $50 voucher back!
What you get: Receive a $5 voucher for every $50 spent within a 6-month period. Super easy for bag lovers – just 2 bags a year!
What you get: Sign-up & immediately receive 10% off purchases just for being a member. You’ll also get a surprise on your birthday and can take part in VIP only sales and offers.
What you get: If your a shoe-aholic and buy roughly 10 pairs of shoes a year (you must spend $1000), you’ll receive a $100 voucher for more shoes!
A special shout-out also to the new COLES FLY-BUYS loyalty program, that gives you 10% off everyday on your my5 (top 5 items that you buy the most) like nappies, bread and toilet paper.
And winning the runner-up divison, are these stores that provide us with our favourite “stamp cards” giving us our 11th item absolutely free – love them!
- GLORIA JEANS
- BOOST JUICE
- BAKER’S DELIGHT
WIN! In celebration of these fab loyalty programs, I’m giving away a $50 Westfield Gift Card to get you started on your purchases! To win, tell me below in 50 words or less about your favourite loyalty program. Which one gives you the most back and why? Entries close 6pm Sunday 1 July 2012.
While you’re here, stop by some of my other blogs focussed on giving you more for less!
Best of the best: Loyalty programs (2011)
The best of the winter mid-season sales
Luxe to less: Take inspiration from Fashion Week’s upcoming trends