Velocity Frequent Flyer members could soon have more options when flying in Europe. Flybe, a large but struggling regional airline based in the UK, is set to be taken over by Virgin Atlantic. This presents some interesting possibilities for Australian frequent flyers. Loss-making Flybe has been up for sale since November of last year. Yesterday, it was announced that a … [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.
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A unique feature of Virgin Australia's Velocity program is the ability to transfer Velocity points to KrisFlyer, the frequent flyer program of Singapore Airlines. Conversely, Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer miles may be transferred to Velocity. This is a terrific benefit because Singapore Airlines has one of the world's best frequent flyer programs! So, how does this work and when … [Read more...]
Virgin Velocity Gold and Platinum members will finally receive lounge access in Hong Kong when flying with Virgin Atlantic to London. In even more welcome news, Velocity Platinum members will also receive arrivals lounge access at London's Heathrow Airport after arriving on a Virgin Atlantic flight. The new Virgin Atlantic lounge access arrangements for Velocity Frequent … [Read more...]
Unlike at Qantas, Virgin Australia normally gets priority boarding right. Virgin Australia staff are pretty good at ensuring the priority boarding queue is only used by passengers entitled to do so. And the gate agents will make sure that everyone in the priority boarding queue has been processed, before they start boarding from the general queue. But it seems there is one … [Read more...]
There is currently an excellent Virgin Australia sale to Hong Kong, with cheap flights available from both Australia and New Zealand. Until Monday 3 December, you can book Virgin Australia flights from Melbourne to Hong Kong for as low as $481 return! You can bring the price down even further to $465.95 return by using a Virgin Australia discount code. The code HNV39 … [Read more...]