silver membership

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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 two Eligible Sectors 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 two Eligible Sectors within your 12 month benefit period.

To help you stay on track to upgrade to Gold or Maintain Silver

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BENEFITS OF silver MEMBERSHIP

 International Priority Check-in
 Two Single Entry passes for the Virgin Australia Domestic Lounge, valid for 12 months
 50% Points bonus, on top of the base Points earned, when travelling with Virgin Australia (on all fare types except Domestic Getaway fares)

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Benefits at a glance

TRAVEL BENEFITS: BEFORE YOU TRAVEL

  • Contact our Membership Contact Centre for Priority Phone Service. 

    • Use Velocity Points to upgrade from a Getaway fare (fare classes T, Q, V, N, E), Elevate fare (fare classes Q, V, N, E), or a Freedom fare (fare classes Y, B, H, K, L) to a Business Class seat on domestic flights marketed and operated by Virgin Australia.
    • Use Velocity Points to upgrade from a Go Plus fare (fare classes T, Q, V, N, E), Getaway fare (fare classes T, Q, V, N, E) or Freedom fare (fare classes Y, B, H, K, L) to a Business Class seat on International Short Haul flights marketed and operated by Virgin Australia.
    • Upgrade online any time after you have booked your flight, up to  four hours prior to flight departure time.
    • If you have made any special requests for your booking, or if your booking was originally made through a mobile device, at the airport or through the Guest Contact Centre, please contact our Membership Contact Centre at least two hours prior to the scheduled flight departure time to request the upgrade.
    • Platinum members can also request a same-day upgrade from Freedom, Elevate or Getaway fares to a Business Class seat on domestic flights at the Virgin Australia Lounge up to 30 minutes prior to scheduled flight departure time.
    • Upgrades are subject to Business Class Reward Seat availability and to the Upgrade Cancellation and Amendment Policy.
    • To view the number of Points required to upgrade, view Flight Upgrades.
  • 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 the Virgin Australia Guest Contact Centre.

    • Select your preferred seat from reserved zones - as determined by your Velocity membership level and the fare class booked - on flights marketed and operated by Virgin Australia.
    • Add your Velocity membership number to your booking to ensure the appropriate seats, available for your level of membership, are displayed correctly. 
  • Receive priority when waitlisted for upcoming Virgin Australia marketed and operated flights. Subject to availability, priority will be allocated based on membership level.

Travel benefits: At the airport

  • Enjoy access to the Priority Check-in counter when travelling internationally with Virgin Australia. 

    • Receive two Single Entry Lounge passes (pre-loaded onto your membership card) for the Virgin Australia Domestic Lounges, valid for 12 months.
    • Access an exclusive discounted annual membership price. Pay only $300 (normally $420), plus have the join fee waived. This represents a saving of $330. 

    Discover more about the Virgin Australia Lounge

    • For domestic and international short haul flights  you will receive a baggage allowance  based on your fare type and your membership level at the time of travel.  Find out more about baggage allowances.
    • When travelling on a Virgin Australia operated flight  you will receive one extra piece of checked baggage, up to 23 kg in Economy and up to 32 kg in Premium Economy and Business Class.
    • For flights to the USA booked and ticketed on or after 11 Jun 2019 you will receive one extra piece of checked baggage up to 32 kgs in Business Class and up to 23 kg in Economy and Premium Economy
    • Get a 20% discount off all lounge access fees when booking additional No1 Lounges passes online
    • Silver Velocity members will earn 3 Points per $1 spent plus an additional 50% bonus of the base Velocity Points

    Find out more

Travel benefits: International airline partners

Carry your valid Velocity membership card with you at all times to ensure seamless access to your travel benefits when travelling with our airline partners.  

family benefits

    • 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 Velocity Account to set up Family Pooling.

    See Family Pooling Terms and Conditions.

    • Choose to pause your membership for a period of six months when 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.

    See Membership Pause for Parental Leave Terms and Conditions.

Reward benefits

  • Receive a 50% Points bonus, on top of the base Points earned, when travelling on with Virgin Australia Domestic flights on all fare types except Domestic Getaway fares.

    Receive a 50% Points bonus on miles flown in addition to the base Points earned when travelling on Virgin Australia international Trans Tasman, Short Haul and Long Haul flights3

  • Receive a 50% Points bonus, on top of the base Points earned, when travelling on a Delta Air Lines operated flight with a DL flight number

  • Receive a 50% Points bonus, on top of the base Points earned, when you use our travel partners Cover-More, Looking4Parking, Europcar Global Driver Services, Virgin Australia Holidays 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.

  • Receive a  25% Points bonus, on top of the base Points earned, when travelling on an  Etihad Airways operated flight with an EY flight number

  • Members will receive a personalised baggage tag on attaining Silver Velocity status 

  • For full Terms and Conditions, view the Velocity Member Benefit Terms and Conditions

    1. Benefits apply only when travelling between Australia/ New Zealand and Greater China from 2 July 2018 onwards

    2. Benefits do not apply for flights to/ from North America from 2 July 2018 onwards

    3. For Trans Tasman and International Short Haul flights purchased from 1 August 2018 for travel from 28 October 2018 Points bonus will be calculated on base Points earned rather than miles flown.