Virgin Velocity Gold and Platinum members will finally receive lounge access in Hong Kong when flying with Virgin Atlantic to London. In even more welcome news, Velocity Platinum members will also receive arrivals lounge access at London's Heathrow Airport after arriving on a Virgin Atlantic flight. The new Virgin Atlantic lounge access arrangements for Velocity Frequent … [Read more...]
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It's well known that a Business class ticket - or elite airline status - can get you into airport lounges before your flight. But many airlines also offer arrivals lounge access. Depending on your airline, status and class of travel, you may also be entitled to lounge access on arrival at your destination. Arrivals lounge access could be useful if you're meeting somebody at … [Read more...]
Virgin Australia Velocity members can earn double Flybuys status credits this month when shopping at Coles. By linking your Flybuys card to your Velocity Frequent Flyer account, you'll normally earn 1 Velocity status credit for every $100 spent at Coles, Liquorland and First Choice Liquor each month. You can earn up to 10 status credits per month using this method. With a … [Read more...]
Royal Air Maroc has been revealed as the newest recruit of the Oneworld airline alliance. As the national carrier of Morocco, Royal Air Maroc's network will open up many new possibilities for Qantas Frequent Flyer members travelling to Africa. More airline members is great news for the Oneworld alliance. But don’t get too excited just yet - Royal Air Maroc will only become a … [Read more...]
One of the benefits of Virgin Australia Platinum status is the complimentary upgrades to Business Class. Velocity Platinum members are entitled to four annual upgrades on Virgin Australia flights via the UpgradeMe Platinum Member Offer. This seems like a good deal if you have Velocity Platinum status - and it can be - but there are a few catches. Here's what you need to … [Read more...]