Login Now to remove this and all advertisements (GOLD and SILVER members)
Not a member? Register Now for free

VA WP classed as DL platinum medallion/eliteplus - upgrade benefits?

Status
Not open for further replies.

Quickstatus

Enthusiast
Joined
Oct 13, 2013
Messages
10,270
on recent DL booking - DL metal and flight number (US domestic)

the passenger details showing as "platinum medallion/elite plus" below the Velocity FF number.

Looking at: Medallion Benefits

It appears that Plat medallion are eligible to automatic consideration of upgrades.

There is no mention in the Velocity WP section.

Is this an benefit that slides through in the DL system or are VA WP excluded?

(I note that in same DL website above, EC seats are complimentary for Plat Medallion pax but for similarly labelled Velocity pax its a 50% discount according to VA website.
 

serfty

Veteran Member
Moderator
Joined
Nov 16, 2004
Messages
43,147
Qantas
Platinum
Virgin
Platinum
Flights
My Map
On the few economy DL flights I have had as a VA WP, the only Medallion benefits I received were "Sky Priority" - check-in, baggage, security screening & boarding.

I would have still needed to baggage & priority seating.
 

bullerdude

Established Member
Joined
Dec 26, 2011
Messages
1,157
on recent DL booking - DL metal and flight number (US domestic)

the passenger details showing as "platinum medallion/elite plus" below the Velocity FF number.

Looking at: Medallion Benefits

It appears that Plat medallion are eligible to automatic consideration of upgrades.

There is no mention in the Velocity WP section.

Is this an benefit that slides through in the DL system or are VA WP excluded?

(I note that in same DL website above, EC seats are complimentary for Plat Medallion pax but for similarly labelled Velocity pax its a 50% discount according to VA website.
The boarding passes are labeled like that, but we are only eligible for the agreed benefits s published on the Velocity site.
 

dk4

Established Member
Joined
Mar 23, 2010
Messages
1,505
...but we are only eligible for the agreed benefits s published on the Velocity site.
And be thankful that it works that way, or like Delta and Sky Team higher tier frequent fliers, there would be no lounge access on DL domestic only flights! :shock:

So miss out on a place in the small, domestic, upgrade lottery, but gain confirmed lounge access at all clubs prior to any DL flight, including domestic ones.
 
Get paid up to 25% in real cash from your everyday purchases from leading companies such as Virgin Australia, Booking.com, Woolworths, Coles, Apple, Microsoft and much more. Free to join and no catches!

Recommended by the Australian Frequent Flyer

bass_ke

Active Member
Joined
Sep 25, 2011
Messages
972
Flights
My Map
They may falter a little bit at the lounge though,

I used the trick I learnt here and when they got a little bit hesitant in SLC mentioned that Velocity belongs to VA and not VS
 
Status
Not open for further replies.

Community Statistics

Threads
86,423
Messages
2,088,650
Members
53,779
Latest member
snowhikes
Top