Virgin Australia and UK-based Virgin Atlantic have applied for regulatory approval to coordinate services between Australia and the UK. The expanded Virgin Atlantic partnership would allow the two airlines to offer a more seamless experience to passengers flying to London through better schedules, easier connections and enhanced frequent flyer benefits. Virgin Australia does … [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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Westpac has launched a new Altitude Velocity rewards program which comes with direct earning of Velocity points and complimentary Economy X upgrades on Virgin Australia flights. Westpac customers can now choose to opt-in to earning either Qantas points, Velocity points or Altitude Rewards points with their credit card. As part of the changes, Westpac is permanently axing … [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 possible to purchase up to 250,000 Velocity points per year. How Velocity Points Booster works With … [Read more...]
Virgin Australia has launched a brand new double status credits offer! Until 27 May 2019, you can earn double Velocity status credits on new Virgin Australia flight bookings for travel until 14 April 2020. To use this promotion, you must first register on the Virgin Australia website and enter your Velocity Frequent Flyer number at the time of booking. Double Velocity … [Read more...]
Just a few hours' flight from Australia, destinations in the Pacific Islands offer some fantastic and unique holiday experiences. Conveniently, Virgin Australia flies to many Pacific Island destinations including Fiji, Vanuatu, Samoa and the Cook Islands. Airfares to the Pacific Islands can be a little expensive, so reward flights on these routes can be a great use of … [Read more...]