Need a few more Velocity status credits to reach the next tier with Virgin Australia? The easiest way to upgrade to Silver, Gold or Platinum status is to take a status run. Earlier this week we showed you some of the top Qantas status runs. Now we turn our attention to Virgin Australia status runs. Here are five of the most popular Virgin Australia status runs for earning … [Read more...]
Virgin Australia is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. In this category we provide tips, tricks and chat about Virgin, Virgin Velocity, and it's subsidiary Tiger Airways.
If you are interested in a novel way to earn Velocity points, you should definitely read our guide on how to Maximise Coles Flybuys & Woolworths Rewards points as you can convert Flybuy points to Velocity points.
Why pay full price for your next Virgin flight? Virgin Australia regularly releases discount codes that you can use to save money on airfares! These promo codes can save you up to 10% on flights operated by Virgin Australia. There are a few restrictions. Virgin Australia discount codes are only valid on certain routes, travel dates and fare categories. Some sale and … [Read more...]
If you're flying Tigerair this weekend, be prepared for flight delays and cancellations. The union representing Tigerair pilots has announced that protected industrial action will commence on Friday. The Tigerair strike is scheduled to commence at 6am on Friday 4 May, and run until midnight on Sunday 6 May. Thankfully, the Tigerair strike would not result in a complete … [Read more...]
Velocity Frequent Flyer's twice-annual bonus on point transfers is back for the month of May! Virgin Australia is offering up to 40% bonus Velocity points when transferring from 8 credit card rewards programs in May. During the Velocity Transfer Bonanza promotion, you can also earn 20% bonus Velocity points when transferring points from Flybuys, ANZ Rewards and hotel loyalty … [Read more...]
Ever struggled to work out how best to redeem your frequent flyer points? Perhaps you can gain some insights from AFF member travelislife. They've written a detailed case study, explaining how they booked a Business class trip to Europe with Velocity points. This member redeemed reward flights from Melbourne to London, returning from Copenhagen to Melbourne with a stopover in … [Read more...]