Virgin Australia is offering double Velocity status credits on all flights between Australia and New Zealand! To earn double Velocity status credits to New Zealand, you'll need to book an eligible Virgin Australia flight by 14 December 2018. Travel must be completed between 26 November 2018 and 9 October 2019. Note that only trans-Tasman flights operated and marketed by … [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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At least three AFF members, as well as their family members, had their Velocity accounts suspended last week. These members all received emails from Velocity Frequent Flyer stating that unusual activity had been detected on their accounts, and that they would be suspended for up to 30 days while an audit is conducted. The affected members all say they have done nothing … [Read more...]
Did you know that Delta Air Lines operates a couple of fifth-freedom flights within Asia? The US-based carrier and Virgin Australia partner has daily flights to Tokyo's Narita Airport from both Singapore and Manila. These fifth-freedom Delta intra-Asia routes present a couple of interesting opportunities for members of Virgin Australia's Velocity Frequent Flyer program. Not … [Read more...]
This week marks exactly 100 years since the end of World War One. As you would expect, there have been a flurry of announcements to mark the occasion. But a recent move by Virgin Australia has caused quite a stir. Virgin Australia has announced that it will offer priority boarding to military veterans. The airline would also acknowledge their service to the country with … [Read more...]
Virgin Australia's new "The House" lounges at Sydney and Melbourne airports opened just a week ago. Replacing the old Etihad Airways lounges in Sydney and Melbourne, these lounges are available to Virgin Australia Business Class passengers, Velocity Gold & Platinum members and Virgin Lounge members when departing on an international Virgin Australia flight. The lounges … [Read more...]