flight reward options

See more of the world for less with Velocity and use your Velocity Points to fly to hundreds of destinations.

More seats, more getaways

Best redemption ability Middle East & Asia/Oceania Region in the airline category for the 6th year in a row at the Freddie Awards1? That’s ‘airline speak’ for ‘you’ve got the best chance of getting the seat you want, on the plane you want, to where you want’1. And Velocity Frequent Flyer is proud to hold that title. 

Use your Velocity Points to fly to hundreds of destinations, now including Hong Kong. Check out our flight reward options and turn your Points into a flight for your next trip or dream holiday today.

Reward seat
The best value seat

With a low Points price and award-winning availability, this is our most popular redemption option. Reward Seats also include a checked baggage allowance. Booking early is recommended as this redemption option is subject to availability.

Find out how many Velocity Points, plus Taxes and applicable Fees you might need to redeem a Reward Seat to some of our most popular domestic and international destinations. 

What could I get with my Velocity Points?

 

Find out where your Velocity Points could take you.

domestic reward seats

 

View of Melbourne alleyway and graffiti

Sydney to Melbourne

Economy Reward from*

7,800pts + $23.39 AUD Taxes

Gold Coast skyline

Melbourne to Gold Coast

Economy Reward from*

11,800pts + $21.67 AUD Taxes


*Points prices displayed above are the minimum Points required on the most direct routes. Where an itinerary involves one or more connecting point and/or multiple airlines, the Points price required may be higher. Taxes, fees and surcharges start from $16.95².

 

 

 

Find out where your Velocity Points could take you. 

international reward seats

Auckland water cave

Sydney to Auckland

Economy Reward from*

17,800 Pts + $122.08 AUD Taxes & Fees

Fijian hut on the water

Sydney to Fiji

Economy Reward from*

17,800 Pts + $91.28 AUD Taxes & Fees

*Points prices displayed above are the minimum Points required on the most direct routes. Where an itinerary involves one or more connecting point and/or multiple airlines, the Points price required may be higher. Taxes, fees and surcharges start from $16.952.

 

Find out where your Velocity Points could take you.

International reward seats

Singapore skyline

Brisbane to Singapore

Economy Reward from*

35,000 Pts + $94.31 AUD Taxes & Fees

LA palm trees at dusk

Sydney to Los Angeles

Economy Reward from*

44,800 Pts + $113.48 AUD Taxes & Fees

*Points prices displayed above are the minimum Points required on the most direct routes. Where an itinerary involves one or more connecting point and/or multiple airlines, the Points price required may be higher. Taxes, fees and surcharges start from $16.952.

How Many Points Do I Need?

View our Reward Seat Points Tables to calculate the minimum number of Points required for a one way Reward Seat with Virgin Australia and our airline partners.

POINTS TABLES

SHORT ON POINTS TO GET TO YOUR NEXT REWARD?

Purchase Points to get there sooner.3

BUY POINTS

Any seat
the choice is all yours

Can’t find the Reward Seat you want? No problem. Reward yourself with our Any Seat option on a Virgin Australia flight.

Any Seats offer added flexibility, so you can choose flights that suit your preferred travel times. Plus, you’ll be eligible to earn Velocity Points, Status Credits and Eligible Sectors4, which will help maintain or upgrade your Velocity membership level.

 

UPGRADES
SECURE YOUR SPOT UP THE FRONT OF THE PLANE

If you've already organised your flight but you have Velocity Points spare you can look to use them for an upgrade. 

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HOW DO I REDEEM MY POINTS FOR A FLIGHT?

REDEEM POINTS ONLINE

Redeem your Points for a Reward Seat or an Any Seat on Virgin Australia domestic and international flights.
You can also redeem your Points for a Reward Seat on flights with Delta Air Lines, Etihad Airways, Singapore Airlines, SilkAir, Hainan Airlines and Hong Kong Airlines 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

BOOK A FLIGHT

REDEEM POINTS BY CALLING

You can also contact our Membership Contact Centre between 7:30am and 10:30pm AEDT, seven days a week to redeem Points for a Reward Seat with any of our airline partners, including those available online.  

 

FIND OUT MORE

  • 1. Winner of Best Redemption Ability Middle East & Asia/Oceania region Airline category at 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Freddie Awards.

    2. The quoted redemption fares are correct as at 22 May 2018 and are subject to change. Fares are subject to availability, and seats are limited and may not be available at peak times or on all flights. Price is based on a one way economy Reward Seat fare and must be booked on the Velocity website. Taxes, fees and surcharges are payable in addition to Velocity Points redeemed. Any taxes or fee components are not eligible for Points earn. Price may vary until ticketed. All payments made on the internet or on the phone via debit/credit card are subject to a payment surcharge between 0.6% to 1.3% of the total value of the card transaction (capped at $40 for domestic and $70 for international, per passenger per booking). For Rewards Seat bookings on Etihad Airways operated flights, an Etihad Airways Carrier Charge will apply, see more information here. Add $40 or 5,200 Points for domestic and international short haul bookings or $70 or 8,800 Points for international long haul booking per person for bookings made on the phone. A checked baggage allowance is included in your fare, see Reward Seat Baggage Allowances for details . Name changes are not permitted. Other changes, refunds and cancellation are permitted prior to travel and may incur a fee and any applicable fare difference. You may also be entitled to a refund under the Australian Consumer Law in certain circumstances. See the Velocity Rewards Seat fare rules for more information. Some flights may be operated by a partner airline. Different baggage allowances and conditions may apply to these flights.

    3. Purchasing Points with Velocity Points Booster is facilitated by Points Inc.
    Purchasing Points is subject to the membership Terms and Conditions. Prices are in Australian Dollars and are inclusive of GST. The applicable price will be the price published at the time of purchase and is subject to change without notice. Purchased Points are non-refundable. Points Booster transactions are processed outside of Australia. You are responsible for any additional fees charged by your financial institution in connection with your Points Booster transaction. The purchase of Points does not guarantee the availability of your desired reward. If you have any enquiries in relation to Points Booster, please contact the Membership Contact Centre.

    4. Where a member travels on Virgin Australia flights that begin with a VA flight number (irrespective of whether the journey consists of domestic, international short haul or international long haul Flight Sectors), each Flight Sector will be considered an Eligible Sector.

  • Virgin Australia Domestic

    Fare Access
    Economy Reward and Business Reward fares available to Velocity Members for the purpose of redeeming Velocity Points. 

    Cabin Class
    Economy & Business Class 

    Flexibility

    Name changes
    :
    - Not permitted

    Flight time and Date Changes:
    - Permitted, subject to availability
    - Changes to each flight sector must be requested at least 24 hours prior to scheduled departure of that sector
    - Changes are subject to a 4,500 Points or $35 charge per guest per booking
    - Fare differences may be payable and other restrictions apply, see ‘General Information’ below.

    Routing Changes:
    - Permitted, subject to availability
    - Changes to each flight sector must be requested at least 24 hours prior to scheduled departure of that sector
    - Changes are subject to a 4,500 Points or $35 charge per guest per booking.
    - Fare differences may be payable and other restrictions apply, see 'General Information' below.

    Cancellation and no-shows
    Cancellations and refunds are permited prior to the commencement of any travel.

    Cancellations must be requested at least 24 hours prior to first scheduled departure and refunds are subject to a 4,500 Points or $35 charge per guest per booking.

    Refunds or re-credit are not permitted once travel has commenced.

    Guests who check-in, but do not fly will not be eligible for a refund or credit.

    PAYMENT
    Immediate payment required. 

    Velocity Points
    Reward Seats do not earn Velocity Points.

    Minimum stay
    N/A 

    Maximum stay
    12 months 

    Stopovers
    Not permitted 

    Children and Infants
    Infants (under 2 years) not occupying a seat are free of charge.

    Children (2-11 years) occupying a seat must pay adult fare plus taxes, fees & surcharges.

    General Information

    - All changes and cancellations must be made via the Membership Contact Centre and within their opening hours.

    - Depending upon what fares are available through our Membership Contact Centre, the fare for your new booking may be higher than the original.

    - You must pay any fare difference between the fare for your new booking and the original fare.

    - Your new booking must be for travel on the Virgin Australia network within 12 months of the date that the original ticket was issued (the "OTD"). Any refunds must be obtained within 12 months of the OTD.

    - Changes are permitted subject to Reward Seat availability.

    - Flight upgrades using Points or Complimentary Fare Upgrades cannot be used in conjunction with a Reward Seat.

  • Virgin Australia International & Partner Airlines

    FARE ACCESS
    Fares available to Velocity Members for the purpose of redeeming using Velocity Points.

    CABIN CLASS
    Economy, Premium Economy, Business & First Class.

    FLEXIBILITY 

    Name changes
    :
    - Not permitted

    Flight time and Date Changes:
    - Permitted, subject to availability
    - Changes to each flight sector must be requested at least 24 hours prior to scheduled departure of that sector
    - Changes are subject to a 7,500 Points or $60 charge per guest per booking.
    - Fare differences may be payable and other restrictions apply, see “General information” below.

    Routing Changes:
    - Permitted, subject to availability
    - Changes to each flight sector must be requested at least 24 hours prior to scheduled departure of that sector
    - Changes are subject to a 7,500 Points or $60 charge per guest per booking.
    - Fare differences may be payable and other restrictions apply, see “General information” below.

    CANCELLATION AND NO-SHOWS
    Cancellations and refunds are permitted prior to the commencement of any travel.

    Cancellations must be requested at least 24 hours prior to first scheduled departure and refunds are subject to a 7,500 Points or $60 charge per guest per booking.

    Refunds or re-credit are not permitted once travel has commenced.

    Guests who check-in, but do not fly will not be eligible for a refund or credit.

    Exception: Reward Seats on itineraries to, from or via the United States 

    Bookings made at least 7 days prior to departure may be cancelled up to 24 hours after confirmation, without penalty by calling the Membership Contact Centre on 13 18 75.

    PAYMENT
    Immediate payment required. 

    VELOCITY POINTS
    Reward Seats do not earn Velocity Points.

    MINIMUM STAY
    N/A 

    MAXIMUM STAY
    12 months 

    STOPOVERS
    Not permitted 

    CHILDREN AND INFANTS
    Infants (under 2 years) not occupying a separate seat only pay taxes, fees & surcharges.

    Children (2-11 years) occupying a seat must pay adult fare plus taxes, fees & surcharges.

    GENERAL INFORMATION

    - All changes and cancellations must be made via the Membership Contact Centre and within their opening hours.

    - Depending upon what fares are available through our Membership Contact Centre, the fare for your new booking may be higher than the original.

    - You must pay any fare difference between the fare for your new booking and the original fare.

    - Your new booking must be for travel on the Virgin Australia network within 12 months of the date that the original ticket was issued (the "OTD"). Any refunds must be obtained within 12 months of the OTD.

    - Changes are permitted subject to Reward Seat availability.

    - Flight upgrades using Points or Complimentary Fare Upgrades cannot be used in conjunction with a Reward Seat.