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...]
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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Virgin Australia is currently offering 3x Velocity points on new Virgin flight bookings! This offer is running until Monday, 1 April 2019. Triple Velocity points apply to flights marketed and operated by Virgin Australia, for travel any time until 18 February 2020. This includes domestic and international Virgin flights in all classes of travel, but the triple points do not … [Read more...]
Velocity Frequent Flyer members looking for a way to redeem their points to Los Angeles in a premium cabin will soon have a new option. From 16 April 2019, Delta Air Lines will switch its aircraft flying from Sydney to Los Angeles to a refurbished Boeing 777-200LR. This new configuration will have Delta One suites in Business class and also a premium economy cabin, which Delta … [Read more...]
In 2017, Virgin Australia launched a new codeshare partnership with Air Canada. At the time, Velocity members were hopeful that Air Canada could become a Velocity Frequent Flyer partner in the same way as Delta or Singapore Airlines. But this hasn't quite been the case. So, what exactly does Velocity's partnership with Air Canada entail? Virgin Australia and Air Canada have … [Read more...]
As a Virgin Australia partner, Virgin Atlantic flights can be booked using Velocity Frequent Flyer points. This could be a handy option if you want to travel to the UK from Asia, North America, South Africa or - from 25 September 2019 - Israel. UK-based Virgin Atlantic is not to be confused with Australia-based Virgin Australia! Booking Virgin Atlantic flights is a … [Read more...]