Upgrade to Silver membership
We assess memberships on a daily basis to ensure you are upgraded as soon as possible. As soon as your balance reaches 250 Status Credits and you have flown 2 Eligible Sectors3 within the last 365 days, you will be automatically upgraded to Silver membership.
Maintain your Silver membership
To maintain your Silver membership you will need to earn 200 Status Credits and fly 2 Eligible Sectors3 within your 12 month benefit period.
To help you stay on track to upgrade to Gold or Maintain Silver
Your benefits before your travel
From upgrades, seat selection and priority service the benefits of being a Silver Status member start before you even get to the airport.
Select your seat at the time of booking or at check in. You can also select your seat after you have made a booking by calling Virgin Australia’s Guest Contact Centre.
Advanced seat selection is available for purchase when travelling on Economy Lite fares up until 3 hours before the flight’s scheduled departure.
*Complimentary advanced seat selection is only available for Silver members travelling on an Economy Lite fare when checking in within 3 hours of the flight’s scheduled departure time.
Your benefits at the Airport
When you upgrade to Silver, we will send you a pack containing one personalised bag tag for your suitcase.
Travel benefits with our International airline partners
Carry your valid My Velocity Card with you at all times to ensure seamless access to your travel benefits when travelling with our airline partners.
Your family benefits from your Silver membership too
Being a Silver member gets you a heap of benefits for use before, during and after your travel. But your family also benefits from your membership status too. Discover all the ways you and your family will benefit from Silver.
Choose to pool Points, or Points and Status Credits, earned by family members into one Account.
There may be a maximum of six family members, living at the same address, involved in a pool. This may include up to four children under the age of 18 and two adults 18 years or over (including the main pooling beneficiary).
Log in to your Account to set up Family Pooling.
Choose to pause your membership for a period of six months when you are expecting a new addition to your family.
To apply for a Membership Pause for Parental Leave, you may be required to provide documentation of pregnancy, recent or future child birth or adoption of a child in the form of a doctor’s certificate, a birth certificate or an adoption or foster parent registration.
Contact our Membership Contact Centre for further information about Membership Pause for Parental Leave.
Extra bonus Points because you're Silver!
This tab contains all of the added extras that come with upgrading to Silver. You'll get some flashy tags for your bags and more Points on your purchases. Check out all of the reward benefits that come with your Platinum membership.
Get bonus Points on flights
Receive a 50% Points bonus, on top of the base Points earned, when travelling on Virgin Australia Domestic, Trans Tasman and International Short Haul flights on all fare types except Economy Lite fares4
Receive a 50% Points bonus on miles flown, in addition to the base Points earned, when travelling on a Qatar Airways operated flight with a VA flight number.
Receive a 50% Points bonus on miles flown, in addition to the base Points earned, when travelling on a Singapore Airlines operated flight with a VA flight number.
Receive a 50% Points bonus on miles flown, in addition to the base Points earned, when travelling on an eligible Air Canada-operated flight with a VA flight number.6
Receive a 50% Points bonus on miles flown, in addition to the base Points earned, when travelling on a United Airlines operated flight with a UA or VA flight number.
Receive a 10% Points bonus on miles flown, in addition to the base Points earned, when travelling on an Etihad Airways operated flight with an EY flight number.
More options to get bonus Points
As a Silver Velocity member earn 3 points per eligible $1 spent to share a car in a cost-effective and convenient way with Flexicar. T&Cs apply
Receive a 50% Points bonus, on top of the base Points earned, when you use our travel partners Cover-More, Looking4Parking and Cruisepilot.
As a tiered Velocity member earn 4.5 Points per $1 spent when hiring a car rental with Europcar, Hertz or Thrifty in Australia & New Zealand.
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