Velocity Frequent Flyer points will expire if there is no activity in your account for 24 months. This means your Velocity points will be safe as long as you earn or redeem at least one point every two years. But if your Velocity points do happen to expire, is there anything you can do to get them back? Getting expired Velocity points back When Qantas Frequent Flyer points … [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 will withdraw from the Melbourne-Hong Kong route, with the last flights taking off on 10 February 2020. The widely-anticipated announcement comes as Virgin Australia completes a review of its fleet and route network, following seven consecutive loss-making years. Virgin Australia's load factors to Hong Kong have been poor for some time, despite Virgin's … [Read more...]
It's that time of year again! Every six months - in May and November - Velocity Frequent Flyer offers bonus points as an incentive to transfer points to Velocity from various credit card reward programs, as well as hotel loyalty programs and Flybuys. This month, Virgin Australia is calling its promotion the "15% EOY bonus". If you transfer points from one of 19 participating … [Read more...]
Virgin Australia is set to launch daily Brisbane-Haneda flights next year, following a decision by Australia's International Air Services Commission (IASC) to give one new slot each to Qantas and Virgin Australia at Tokyo's Haneda Airport. Qantas had applied for both of the two daytime new take-off and landing slots available from next March at Haneda Airport for Australian … [Read more...]
The recent changes to Virgin Australia's Business class catering have come back to bite after a Virgin Business Class passenger was told they'd have to pay for a can of Diet Coke. Last Wednesday, Virgin stopped offering Business class guests complimentary snacks and drinks from the Economy buy-on-board menu. Business class passengers that would like something to eat or drink … [Read more...]