With the planned opening date for Virgin Australia's new Wellington lounge pushed back until April, Virgin passengers departing Wellington remain without lounge access for now. Meanwhile, Virgin Australia passengers departing Brisbane on international flights are being relegated to third-party lounges as construction of the new Brisbane "My Lounge" continues. Virgin's Brisbane … [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 has recorded its best half-year financial results in 11 years. Announcing a statutory profit after tax of $73.8 million from July to December 2018, it's the airline's best first-half result since the 2008 financial year and a significant improvement from last year. The standout performer for the Virgin Australia Group was Virgin's domestic operations. … [Read more...]
If you're just a little short of the points needed for a Velocity reward booking, there is an easy way to purchase additional points. Virgin Australia offers what's known as "Velocity Points Booster", where you can buy Velocity points on the Virgin Australia website. It's now possible to purchase up to 250,000 Velocity points per year. How Velocity Points Booster works With … [Read more...]
Virgin Australia Velocity points are a reasonably versatile currency, thanks to Virgin's airline partnerships. For domestic travel and flights to New Zealand, the Pacific Islands, Asia, Europe and South Africa, Virgin Australia and its partner airlines have you covered. But Velocity points are significantly less useful if you want to fly to the Americas in Business … [Read more...]
In case you haven't already heard, there's a brand new Velocity double status credits offer on now! You can earn double status credits for all new Virgin Australia marketed and operated flights booked by 12 February 2019, for travel until 28 December 2019. Thanks to the current promotion, it's possible to accrue Velocity status credits on Virgin Australia flights for as … [Read more...]