Virgin Australia is offering up to 20,000 bonus Velocity points when booking a long-haul flight from Australia to London, Los Angeles, Tokyo or Hong Kong by 9 February 2020. To take part in Virgin Australia's "Bonus Bonanza" promotion, you would need to activate the offer specific to your chosen destination on the Virgin Australia website. The promotion covers travel dates … [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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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. Although you can earn a small amount of status credits from Flybuys and certain credit cards, you'll need to earn the majority of your Velocity status credits from flying with Virgin Australia or its … [Read more...]
Virgin Australia has replaced its hot lunch service in Business class with smaller cold snacks such as salads and sandwiches. The change would appear to be a cost-cutting measure. The airline says that it's simply responding to customer feedback. But frequent flyers that have experienced Virgin's new "lighter" Business class lunch service say they were left feeling hungry … [Read more...]
When redeeming Velocity Frequent Flyer points for Virgin Australia flights, you'll need to pay a "carrier charge" in addition to the points required for a reward seat. This surcharge was initially introduced from 1 January 2019, and was recently increased on 8 January 2020. In addition to Virgin Australia flights, Velocity carrier charges are added to Delta reward seat … [Read more...]
Signing up for a new mobile phone plan with Optus? You may be able to earn Velocity Frequent Flyer points with Optus. Optus has been partnering with Velocity Frequent Flyer to offer bonus points when you sign up for a new plan via limited-time promotions since November 2019. Currently, Optus is offering up to 20,000 Velocity Frequent Flyer points if you sign up for a new … [Read more...]