Just a few hours' flight from Australia, destinations in the Pacific Islands offer some fantastic and unique holiday experiences. Conveniently, Virgin Australia flies to many Pacific Island destinations including Fiji, Vanuatu, Samoa and the Cook Islands. Airfares to the Pacific Islands can be a little expensive, so reward flights on these routes can be a great use of … [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.
Velocity Frequent Flyer's twice-yearly promotion on points transfers is back! This time around, you can earn up to 25% bonus Velocity points when transferring your points from participating credit card and hotel rewards programs to Velocity Frequent Flyer (or a generous 50% bonus if you have ANZ Rewards points). Velocity Frequent Flyer runs a similar month-long promotion … [Read more...]
Virgin Australia has expanded its codeshare partnership with Hawaiian Airlines. Virgin has added its "VA" code to Hawaiian's Brisbane-Honolulu route, meaning Velocity Gold and Platinum members finally have lounge access in Brisbane when flying to Hawaii. However, booking the Virgin Australia codeshare comes at a cost… literally. Hawaiian Airlines flies three times per week … [Read more...]
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...]
Virgin Australia is not exactly known for its excellent IT. But even the most basic function of the Virgin Australia website - the ability to search for flights - has not been working properly for weeks. If you too are experiencing what some AFF members have described as the "circle of doom" - a blank page that doesn't load, showing nothing but a rotating circle - there are … [Read more...]