Red Energy Rewards: What are Red Rewards and How Do I Get Them?
Everyone loves a good rewards program, and Red Energy knows it. If you’re the type of person who loves to be rewarded for your everyday habits, such as using electricity and gas in your home, then Red Energy Rewards might be of interest to you. Red Energy Rewards (or Red Rewards) is Red Energy’s rewards program, with over 4,500 discounts across Australia, New Zealand, and Asia. If you live in Victoria or New South Wales and are interested in learning more about Red Rewards, keep reading below.
Red Rewards: Red Energy’s rewards program
Red Rewards are Red Energy’s own rewards program through a partnership with Frequent Value. Only available to customers in Victoria or New South Wales, who are on the Red Energy Living Energy Saver energy plan, Red Energy Rewards are available to earn and then use on over 4,500 discounts including at restaurants, hotels, cinemas, attractions, and events, as well as things such as petrol and groceries across Australia, New Zealand, and Asia.
Qantas Frequent Flyer member? Red Energy also offers bonus Qantas Points to members of the Qantas Frequent Flyers program. Earn 10,000 bonus Qantas Points when signing up for Red Energy’s Qantas Plan, and get 2 points for every $1 on your energy bill.
How do I earn Red Energy rewards?
It makes sense that to earn Red Rewards you need to be a Red Energy customer. The Red Energy Rewards program is only available to customers in Victoria and New South Wales, who are on the Red Energy Living Energy Saver electricity and/or gas plan. Once you sign up for the Living Energy Saver plan with Red Energy, there is no minimum time you need to be a customer before you can start saving with Red Energy Rewards.
Red Rewards energy rates
As stated, you can only earn Red Energy Rewards if you’re on the Living Energy Saver electricity or gas plan through Red Energy. But, how much does this plan cost? Here you can find Red Energy rates for their Living Energy saver plan in New South Wales and Victoria, to help you decide if choosing this plan is right for you.
Red Energy rates in New South Wales
Unlike other energy providers, Red Energy rates don’t differ between their plans. When you sign up for a Red Energy electricity and gas plan, rather, you’re choosing the additional incentives or rewards you want. Here, you can find the electricity and gas rates for Red Energy in New South Wales.
|Red Energy electricity rates NSW||Red Energy gas rates NSW|
|Discount off the reference price||15% discount||N / A|
|Daily supply charge||83.578c / day||64.889c / day|
|Usage rates||23.969c / kWh||3.289c to
1.936c / Mj
|Estimated annual cost||$1,240 / year||$520 / year|
Electricity costs based on an average annual usage of 3,900kWh within the Ausgrid distribution network. Reference price for the Ausgrid distribution network is $1,467/year. Gas costs based on daily usage of 25.1Mj within the Jemena distribution network. Actual costs depend on usage. Valid December 2020.
Red Energy rates in Victoria
Red Energy rates don’t vary between their plans available in any one distribution network, meaning when you choose a Red Energy plan you’re deciding between the other incentives they offer. Here, you can find Red Energy’s rates in Victoria for both electricity and gas for all their plans that retail in the state.
|Red Energy electricity rates VIC||Red Energy gas rates VIC|
|Discount off the reference price||3% discount||N / A|
|Daily supply charge||109.989c / day||72.072c / day|
|Usage rates||24.420c / kWh||2.653c to
1.812c / Mj
|Estimated annual cost||$1,378 / year||$1,000 / year|
Electricity costs based on an average annual usage of 4,000kWh within the Citipower distribution network. Reference price for the Citipower distribution network is $1,334/year. Gas costs based on daily usage of 92Mj within the AGN distribution network. Actual costs depend on usage. Valid December 2020.
What can I get with my Red Rewards?
Red Rewards offers discounts or vouchers on many different types of goods and services including restaurant visits, hotels, the cinemas, and more across Australia, New Zealand, and Asia. This means you’re not just limited to domestic trips, and can use your Red Energy rewards elsewhere.
Red Energy Rewards include:
- 20% discount at over 2,000 restaurants
- 50% discount off your next hotel stay
- Discounted tickets to the cinema
- Discounted gift cards for shopping at the grocery store, liquor store, and department stores
- Discounts on magazine subscriptions, floral arrangements, and gift baskets
- Discounted travel insurance, car hire, and flights
- Additional bonus offers only available for a short time
How do I redeem my Red Energy rewards?
Red Energy is partnered with Frequent Value rewards, so when you sign up for Red Rewards you’ll be sent a Frequent Value card you can use when redeeming rewards in-store or in the restaurant. For other offers, such as movie tickets, tickets for events, gift cards, or shopping vouchers, you can purchase them through your Red Energy account or on the app. For these types of rewards, depending on what you choose, you might get:
- A physical gift card
- An eGift card
- An online voucher
What else does Red Energy offer?
Red Energy is unique in their approach to energy retail, as they offer the same rates for every plan available within a distribution network. Rather than offer different discounts for different plans, they instead offer other incentives in addition to their competitive electricity and gas rates. Depending on the Red Energy plan you choose, you could get:
Living Energy Saver: Red Rewards only available in Victoria and New South Wales. Gives you access to Red Energy Rewards for over 4,500 different discounts and savings
Qantas Red Saver: Earn bonus Qantas Points when you sign up for electricity and gas, as well as ongoing bonus points when you pay on time
Red EV Saver: Exclusive to electric vehicle owners with a smart meter. Get free electricity between 12pm and 2pm on Saturday and Sunday
Red Taronga Saver: Available in New South Wales. Get 365 days of Zoo entrance for one adult and two kids when you sign up for electricity. Get a chance to win the “Ultimate Wildlife Experience” when you pay your electricity bill on time
Do other energy providers have rewards programs?
Different energy providers offer different rewards programs to their loyal customers. Some providers require you sign up for a specific plan, while others simply reward you for being their customer regardless of the plan you choose. Other energy providers with rewards programs include:
- AGL with AGL Rewards
- Alinta with Alinta Energy Rewards
- CovaU with CovaU Rewards
- Lumo with Lumo Ameego
- Sumo with Sumo Perks