Qantas is letting you use frequent flyer points to buy cinema tickets and popcorn

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The Qantas Frequent Flyer program and Hoyts cinema chain have struck a deal that lets you earn points while watching movies or cash in your points at the cinema.

QFF members can trade 4,000 points to get $20 worth of discount on tickets and cinema snacks, while members of the Hoyts Rewards program can earn points on what they spend.

Qantas Loyalty CEO Lesley Grant said the program’s 11.8 million members can simply scan their frequent flyer card at the cinema to redeem points.

“We’re all used to scanning our debit or credit cards to make payments at the checkout so it makes sense that Qantas Frequent Flyers want to use their membership cards in the same way,” she said.

But if you’d rather keep building up your points, Hoyts Rewards bronze members will earn one Qantas point per $2 spent and silver members two Qantas points per $1 spent

Hoyts has around 430 screens across Australia and New Zealand and will be the airline’s exclusive movie partner.

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