22 Nov 2018

Redeem Velocity Points - Top 20 Gift Ideas

Introduction

Christmas is a busy, sometimes stressful, sometimes expensive time of year, with people to see, parties to attend and Christmas presents to give. If you’re a Velocity Frequent Flyer and you’ve accumulated Velocity Points over the years, one way to reduce the financial burden this Christmas is to redeem Velocity Points to pay or part-pay for your Christmas gifts!

In an effort to minimise the amount of scrolling and searching online you have to do this holiday season, we’ve put together our list of top 20 Christmas gifts to redeem your Velocity Points on. We’ve something for every sporty someone out there, from the latest sports tech, including fitness trackers, action cameras, Bluetooth headphones and wireless speakers, to trampolines and inflatable pool toys for the kids, right through to top sport and fitness accessories that make ideal stocking fillers.

Below you'll also find a very quick guide on how to redeem your points when shopping sport and fitness gifts online here at onsport.com.au.

So without further ado, let’s jump into our top 20 Christmas gifts that you can buy this year by redeeming your Velocity Points!

1. Fitbit Charge 3

Velocity Points Fitbit Charge 3

Likely to be the most popular Christmas present to redeem Velocity Points on this Christmas and summer, the Fitbit Charge 3 is the latest Fitbit activity tracker and is available in four new colours – black/graphite, blue grey rose gold, frost white and lavender, the latter two being special edition models. Launched in November, the Charge 3 is the first Fitbit in the Charge series that is swim-proof to 50 meters, allowing you to set and forget the device on your wrist and get on with your day, whether you’re swimming laps, bathing a baby or getting caught in the rain!

Other notable features of the new Fitbit Charge 3 include a full touchscreen OLED display that is almost 40% larger than its predecessor (Charge 2), extended battery life giving you up to 7 days from a single charge, 15+ goal-based exercise profiles, 24/7 heart rate tracking and SpO2 (oxygen saturation) sensor, for a complete picture of your health, automatic sleep tracking and advanced sleep stage/cycle tracking and more. In addition the Charge 3 special edition features Fitbit Pay (participating banks only) and special edition colours/bands. Find out more about the Fitbit Charge 3.

The Charge 3 is Fitbit’s most advanced fitness tracker and is sure to be a winning Christmas gift for the active family members or friends this Christmas.

Redeem 41,809 Velocity Points to buy the Fitbit Charge 3 Black or Fitbit Charge 3 Rose Gold in full or 49,082 Velocity Points to order the Charge 3 Special Edition White or the Charge 3 Special Edition Lavender (or redeem points + pay).

2. 2XU Compression Shorts & Compression Tights

Redeem Velocity Points for 2XU Compression Tights

If there’s a runner, cyclist or triathlete in your life, this is a good gift option as sports compression is a must-have item for fit family members or friends! 2XU is a premium Australian compression brand based out of Hawthorn, Melbourne and offers athletes a performance and recovery edge through their compression garments such as 2XU compression shorts for men, 2XU compression shorts for women, 2XU compression tights for men, 2XU compression tights for women and 2XU compression socks.

2XU compression assists athletes by compressing key muscles, reducing muscle vibration during activity, promoting greater blood flow to working muscles and to aid recovery.

2XU also offer a range of running apparel such as running singlets, running tees, running shorts and other accessories such as running visors, running caps, running belts and drink bottles.

Redeem 16,335 Velocity Points to buy 2XU Men’s Compression Shorts or 2XU Women’s Compression Shorts or redeem 25,445 Velocity Points to buy the 2XU Men’s or 2XU Women’s Compression Full Tights (or use a combination of points + pay).

3. Lorna Jane Diary 2019

Lorna Jane Diary 2019 Velocity Points

A popular stocking filler over the last few years, premium activewear brand Lorna Jane has launched the 2019 version of their active diary. Chock-full of healthy recipes, inspirational and motivational quotes, workouts and planners, this is a great diary for the people in your life who like to plan and to move, nourish and believe!

If you have a gym-going/PT attending/outdoor enthusiast friend or in the family, they’ll love the Lorna Jane Active Living Diary 2019.

Redeem 5,264 Velocity Points for the Lorna Jane Diary 2019 (or redeem points + pay the remainder using a credit card). Shop all Lorna Jane accessories and activewear online.

4. BlueAnt X2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker

BlueAnt Bluetooth Speaker X2 Velocity Points

Aussie Bluetooth headphones brand BlueAnt recently launched a range of new bluetooth speakers that are ideal for pumping tunes through when working out, post-workout chill music or around the house or backyard this summer. A number of the BlueAnt Bluetooth speakers are splash-proof rated making them perfect for popping near the pool – hello pool party!

The BlueAnt X2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker is a portable, 20 watt Bluetooth speaker that puts out 90 decibels of immersive sound. The X2 Portable Speaker by BlueAnt delivers deep rich lows for the bass sounds and a high dynamic sound range overall. Perfect for your next workout or chill out Sunday session, this is a simple but powerful bluetooth speaker from BlueAnt which your partner, kids or family member will love this Christmas! Available in blue and red colours.

Redeem 23,455 Velocity Points for the BlueAnt X2 Portable Speaker (or redeem points + pay the remainder using a credit card).

5. GoPro HERO7

GoPro HERO7 Velocity Points

Launched in late August this year, the GoPro HERO7 is the latest series in the popular line up of action cameras from GoPro. The top of the line HERO7 Black features superior image stabilisation and improved audio along with many other improvements to this market-leading action camera! The GoPro HERO7 Black is a full-featured action sports camera that allows you to record the action in the toughest of places, including under water.

The HERO 7 range is a great Christmas gift idea for outdoor enthusiasts, mountain bike riders, surfers, divers, skateboarders, rock climbers and other hardcore exercise enthusiasts! Read more about the GoPro HERO7.

Redeem 109,089 Velocity Points for the GoPro HERO7 Black, redeem 81,816 Velocity Points for the GoPro HERO7 Silver or redeem 54,544 Velocity Points for the GoPro HERO7 White (or redeem points + pay the remainder using a credit card).

6. Sunnylife Inflatable Pool Toys

Sunnylife Inflatable Pool Toys Velocity

If you have family or friends who love to hit the beach over summer or lounge around by the pool, a funky inflatable pool toy from Sunnylife could be the perfect present for them this Christmas! Australian brand Sunnylife has built a reputation for designing fashionable, premium pool inflatables, outdoor picnic and leisure products and kids pool and backyard games.

Popular Sunnylife pool inflatables include: Sunnylife Inflatable Flamingo Float (redeem 14,536 Velocity Points), Sunnylife Inflatable Unicorn Float (redeem 14,536 Velocity Points), Sunnylife Inflatable Lounge Chair (redeem 10,900 Velocity Points), Sunnylife Folding Seat Azule (redeem 12,718 Velocity Points), Sunnylife Round Fouta Towel (redeem 10,900 Velocity Points) and Sunnylife Beach Sounds Music Player (redeem 12,718 Velocity Points)

Shop the complete Sunnylife range online.

7. Springfree Medium Round Trampoline

Springfree Trampoline Velocity Points

The Springfree Medium Round Trampoline is the only trampoline in Australia that was recommended by Choice magazine in their review of trampolines in December 2017. If you have active kids or you want to motivate your kids to put the device down and get outside and active, a Springfree trampoline is a great option.

Springfree have been manufacturing safer trampolines for over 10 years and the Springfree Medium Round Trampoline is no exception – featuring a safety net around the jumping surface to prevent falls off the bouncing area, a spring-less mat to prevent pinching and impact injuries, the trampoline support frame is below the mat, plus many more safety features that make this trampoline much safer than the death-trap trampolines we bounced on as kids in the 70’s and 80’s! Buy a Springfree trampoline this Christmas, your kids will love it!

Redeem 327,091 Velocity Points for the Springfree Medium Round Trampoline (or redeem points + pay the remainder using a credit card).

8. Mizuno Running Shoes - Wave Rider & Wave Inspire

Velocity Points Mizuno Wave Inspire Wave Rider

Parkrunners through to half and full marathoners will enjoy a new pair of running shoes and Mizuno offer an excellent range of supportive and cushioned running shoes for the athlete in your life! Popular styles include the Mizuno Wave Inspire 14, a stability shoe for those who over-pronate (ankle rolls inwards excessively) when they run and the Mizuno Wave Rider 22, a cushioned running shoe for runners with a normal amount of pronation. Other popular styles include the Mizuno Wave Horizon 2 and the Mizuno Wave Sky.

Receive free shipping Australia-wide and free returns when you shop all Mizuno running shoes online at onsport.com.au. PLUS, enjoy free Mizuno gifts with purchase including two free pairs of running socks AND for a limited time a premium Mizuno cap.

Redeem 32,355 Velocity Points for the Mizuno Wave Rider 22 or redeem 32,355 Velocity Points for the Mizuno Wave Inspire 14 (or redeem points + pay the remainder using a credit card).

9. Garmin Fenix 5 Plus

Garmin Fenix 5 Plus Redeem Velocity Points

The Garmin Fenix 5 Plus series watches are the beez neez of multisport GPS watches! Made for road runners, trail runners, treadmill runners, cyclists, swimmers, triathletes, hikers and many more. With over 30 activity profiles (including triathlon, trail run, running, cycling, mountain biking, pool swimming, open water swimming, skiing, snowboarding, stand up paddle boarding (SUP), walking, cardio, yoga, treadmill, indoor bike, elliptical trainer and more, the Fenix 5 Plus series is THE multisport watch for super active people.

The Fenix 5 Plus series by Garmin is a rugged GPS watch that features a beautiful stainless steel bezel. The Fenix 5 Plus series watches include the following key functionality: TOPO GPS mapping, music storage up to 500 songs for phone-free listening and Garmin Pay contactless payment to make payments from your watch (participating banks only), Elevate wrist heart rate technology, full colour chroma display with LED backlighting, amongst many other features. The ideal, premium present for that special active one in your life.

Redeem from 181,636 Velocity Points for the Garmin Fenix 5S Plus, or redeem 191,898 Velocity Points for the Garmin Fenix 5 Plus or redeem 236,182 Velocity Points for the Garmin Fenix 5X Plus (or redeem points + pay the remainder using a credit card).

10. DJI Osmo Mobile 2

Velocity Points DJI Osmo Mobile 2

The DJI Osmo Mobile 2 is the latest and greatest handheld mobile phone gimbal from drone-makers DJI. Super smooth video footage and still images is what the DJI Osmo Mobile 2 will give the lucky gift recipient this Christmas! If you have a friend or family member who loves to shoot photos or videos on their mobile phone, they’ll love the super smooth and sharp look the DJI Osmo Mobile 2 handheld gimbal will provide them – it’ll take their mobile video and still images to the next level!

This DJI mobile phone gimbal features a zoom in and zoom out button, vertical and horizontal orientation modes, video vs still images switch button and many more features when used in conjunction with the free DJI GO app. The DJI Osmo Mobile 2 is compatible with both iOS (Apple) and Android (Samsung, Google, Huawei, Sony, LG etc)  phones.

Redeem 36,182 Velocity Points for the DJI Osmo Mobile 2 (or redeem points + pay the remainder using a credit card).

11. Running Bare Ab Waisted Power Moves Tights

Running Bare Velocity Points Redeem

The active women in your life will love these gorgeous Running Bare tights – the Running Bare Ab Waisted Power Moves Full Tight! Running Bare have been in the activewear game since 83 and make some of the best activewear in the world today. Crafted from Running Bare’s performance fabric Supplex (87% nylon/13% elastane), for support and a form-flattering silhouette, these vibrant purple tights have a high-rise ab waist for tummy support, a large side pocket to stash your phone or valuables and flattering side-panel detailing. These premium, comfy Running Bare tights make a great Christmas present for studio, mat and low impact activities.

Redeem 20,900 Velocity Points for the Running Bare Ab Waisted Power Moves Tights (or redeem points + pay the remainder using a credit card).

12. Speedo Swimwear

Speedo Swimwear Velocity Points

Celebrating its 90th year of providing Australian men, women and kids with quality swimwear to choose from and wear to the beach, pool and about town (should you so desire), Speedo is an iconic Aussie swimwear brand!

If you and your family or friends are regulars in the local pool, pool at home or at the beach, the men, women and kids in your life will love a new pair of Speedo swimwear or equipment for Christmas!

For men’s Speedo the following new styles have been popular: Speedo Men’s Limitless Watershort, Speedo Men’s XT Water Short Reflective, Speedo Men’s Relaxed Short Sleeve Sun Top.

Women’s Speedo styles that have been popular this Christmas holiday period include: Speedo Women’s Fiesta Tie Back One Piece, Speedo Women’s Eco Paddle Suit for those ladies into SUP’ing, Speedo Women’s Leaderback One Piece and the Speedo Women’s Cap Sleeve Sun Top.

Speedo make a great range of toddlers and kids swimwear, the pick of the crop kids swimwear this summer includes: Speedo Girls Multi Lines Sierra One Piece, Speedo Girls Marble Craze Turbo Suit and the Speedo Girls Flamingo Trickback One Piece. For boys who love the water our top Christmas gift recommendations include: Speedo Boys Ocean Short Sleeve Tee Rashie, Speedo Boys Toddler Bucket Hat and the Speedo Neoprene Suit Toddler Boys.

Popular Speedo swimming equipment include the Speedo Biofuse Training Fin, Speedo Futura Biofuse Flexiseal Goggles and the Speedo Long Hair Cap.

Redeem 8,718 Velocity Points for the Speedo Men’s Limitless Watershort or redeem 12,355 Velocity Points for the Speedo Women’s Fiesta Tie Back One Piece or redeem 13,264 Velocity Points for the Speedo Girls Multi Lines Sierra One Piece or redeem 9,627 for the Speedo Neoprene Suit Toddler Boys (or redeem points + pay the remainder using a credit card).

13. Rusty Shores Elastic Boardshorts

Redeem Velocity Points Rusty Australia

The Rusty Shores Elastic Boardshorts are a trendy men’s boardshort by Rusty make a great gift for dad, a brother or a friend who loves to surf, swim, stand up paddle board or hit the beach. Featuring a floral pigment print, generous 17 inch out-seam, elastic waist and draw cord and handy side and back pockets. Available in dark olive and navy blue, these Hawaiian-style boardshorts from Rusty will be a hit with surfy teenagers and beach-going dads alike.

Redeem 12,355 Velocity Points for the Rusty Shores Elastic Boardshorts (or redeem points + pay the remainder using a credit card).

14. Jabra Elite Active 65t Wireless Earbuds Copper

Jabra Elite Active 65t Earbuds Velocity

Jabra make quality sport and fitness headphones that are useful for when you get active, as well as daily life such as your commute and making calls. The Jabra Elite Active 65t Wireless Earbuds Copper are completely wireless, in-ear headphone buds that are sweat and dust proof (IP56 rated) with up to 5 hours of battery life from a single charge.

These Jabra Bluetooth earbuds connect to voice assistants including Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant, helping you to quickly get the information that you need in your ears. Complete with an integrated motion sensor that tracks fitness and performance in conjunction with the Jabra app for iOS (iPhone/iPad) and Google Play (Android).

Redeem 58,173 Velocity Points for the Jabra Elite Active 65t Wireless Earbuds Copper (or redeem points + pay the remainder using a credit card).

15. Saucony Kinvara 9

Saucony Kinvara Velocity Points

If you have a friend or family member who trains for and runs races through the year or logs a lot of training miles, they might well fancy a pair of Saucony Kinvara 9’s! The Kinvara is a popular cushioned running shoe ideal for speed training sessions and racing most distances. The Kinvara has a cult following among Saucony runners due to its weight (it’s super lightweight) and its 4mm heel to toe drop, not to mention the quality of this racing flat.

Redeem your Velocity Points for other Saucony running shoes online at onsport.com.au or redeem 30,900 Velocity Points for the Saucony Kinvara 9 (or redeem points + pay the remainder using a credit card).

16. OzTrail Snorkel Set

OzTrail Redeem Velocity Points

The OzTrail Snorkel Set is perfect for kids looking to explore life below the surface of the water this summer! This quality 3 piece snorkel set by OzTrail includes snorkel, mask and fins helping your kids to cruise across the top of the water at your own pace, viewing the fish and coral beneath you.

This OzTrail mask is made with tempered glass and both the mask and fin have siltex skirt and mouth-piece respectively, providing you with a comfy, soft fit on the face. To avoid unwanted water form getting into the snorkel tube, the snorkel features a splash guard. The fins have an adjustable open heel for the best possible fit. Pick up this perfect snorkel set for your kids this Christmas, they’ll love exploring the sea.

Redeem 14,536 Velocity Points for the OzTrail Snorkel 3 Piece Set Small/Medium (or redeem points + pay the remainder using a credit card).

17. New Balance 860v8

New Balance Velocity Points

A stalwart of the New Balance running shoe line up, the New Balance 860v8 is a go-to running shoe for runners requiring a good-looking, get the job done stability running shoe. With medial/stability post for over-pronation support, engineered mesh upper with no-sew details, dual density midsole and blown rubber outsole, this 10mm heel-to-toe drop shoe is ideal for regular runners and weekend warriors alike looking for a durable running shoe. In Now in its 8th season, New Balance have continued to refine the 860 to make it the excellent middle to long distance running shoe that it is today.

Redeem 25,445 Velocity Points for the New Balance 860v8 (or redeem points + pay the remainder using a credit card).

18. Funkita Swimwear

Funkita Swimwear Velocity Points

Funkita make beautiful, bright, bold printed swimwear for ladies and girls who like to swim laps in the pool or hit the beach over summer. Featuring edgy, funny style and print names, the latest range of Funkita swimwear screams ‘FUN!’. Check out the poppin’ prints from Funkita swimwear online and enjoy a free mesh bag with every swimwear order.

Top Funkita swimwear styles for girls and women for Christmas include:

  • Funkita Women’s Single Strap One Piece Pengoo Parade
  • Funkita Women’s Diamond Back One Piece Minty Mittens
  • Funkita Women’s Diamond Back One Piece Vapour Scale
  • Funkita Toddler Girls Zippy Rash Vest
  • Funkita Diamond Back One Piece Swim Squad
  • Funkita Girls Diamond Back One Piece Minty Mittens

Redeem 15,082 Velocity Points for the Funkita Swimwear Women’s Single Strap One Piece Pengoo Parade (or redeem points + pay the remainder using a credit card).

19. Funky Trunks Swimwear

Funky Trunks Swimwear

Funky Trunks make, as the name suggests, some very funky swimwear. Featuring bold, brilliant (some slightly controversial) prints, that the men in your life will love!

The Funky Trunks Men’s Classic Crack Attack trunks feature a vibrant, geometric print with a 16.5cm side length. Made from an Italian polyester, these soft, funky swimmers are chlorine resistant and long lasting. The man in your life will love these super funky trunks, whether he hits the beach or the pool this summer!

Redeem 8,718 Velocity Points for the Funky Trunks Swimwear Classic Crack Attack Trunks (or redeem points + pay the remainder using a credit card).

20. Plum Play Toddler Tower Play Centre

Plum Play Tower Velocity Points

They may be demanding, they may be totally unreasonable and throw tantrums in the middle of the shopping centre when they don’t get their way, but they’ll have an almost permanent smile on their dial when they see the amazing Plum Toddler Tower Play Centre you gave them for Christmas!

Watch their little eyes light up when they climb to the top of the platform and go down the slide with their arms in the air or swing in the seat, steer the imaginary boat/car/truck and ring the bell on the tower. This all-round activity centre from Plum Play has been specifically made with infants in mind.

This beautiful toddler tower play centre includes a 12 month warranty against wood rot and insect damage and is supplied flat-packed with pre-drilled holes and easy assembly instructions, taking only 4 hours or so for two adults to assemble (just be patient with each other!). Recommended for infants 12 months and older, your toddler will love this play centre from Plum Play!

Redeem 123,627 Velocity Points for the Plum Play Toddler Tower Play Centre (or redeem points + pay the remainder using a credit card).

How to redeem your Velocity Points online

To redeem your Velocity Points online at onsport.com.au, simply:

1. Browse and add products to your bag (your shopping cart)

2. Select Velocity Frequent Flyer as your preferred loyalty program and add your Velocity member ID when you sign up an Onsport account OR on the sign up page in the checkout process (page 2 of the cart).

3. Proceed to the Review & Payment page of the cart (page 3) and in the section titled 'Paying with Velocity Frequent Flyer Points?' log into your Velocity member account and then follow the prompts to redeem your Velocity Points to pay for your order in full, or redeem some of your Points and pay the remaining balance below with a credit card to finalise your order. It’s that easy!

Enjoy the convenience of redeeming your Velocity Points to pay for your onsport.com.au order this Christmas! Learn more about our partnership with Velocity Frequent Flyer.

Conclusion

As you can see from this guide there are loads of great present ideas available at onsport.com.au to redeem your Velocity Points on this Christmas and it’s super easy to do so through our secure shopping cart. You can redeem your Velocity Points for your entire order or use some Velocity Points and pay the remaining balance with a credit card - it's up to you.

We hope you found this guide useful and that you find the perfect present for the sport or fitness fanatic in your family or circle of friends this Christmas!

If you have any questions about redeeming Velocity Points for presents, please don’t hesitate to ask our friendly, local Australian customer service team on 1300 351 461 or via email at: contact@onsport.com.au. Happy shopping and redeeming!


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