Domestic redemption bookings are now available for travel from 1 September 2020 to a limited number of destinations.

Other redemption opportunities aren’t available for the time being, but we’ll update you as that changes.

4 ways to use your Velocity Points on flights

Got Points you want to cash in for a flight redemption? You can use your Velocity Points to book flights with Virgin Australia and participating partner airlines. Discover all the ways you can use Points on flight redemptions.  

Reward Seats

The best value redemption

You can redeem your Points for flights to almost 600 destinations worldwide. With a low Points price and award-winning availability, Reward Seats offer the best value for your Velocity Points.

Reward Seats include everything you can expect from a Virgin Australia flight - including checked baggage, complimentary food and beverage and more.

Booking early is recommended as this redemption option is subject to availability. 

Ways to Redeem:
  • Redeem Points online:
    Redeem your Points for a Reward 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 online.
  • Redeem Points over the phone
    To redeem Points for a Reward Seat with any of our airline partners, Virgin Atlantic, Hawaiian Airlines, South African Airways5, Alitalia, Capital Airlines including those available online, you can contact our Membership Contact Centre.
How many Points do I need for a Reward Seat
  • Use our Mileage Calculator to determine the number of one-way miles in your trip
  • Select the airline partner you want to fly with below
  • Refer to the tables below to see the minimum amount of Points required for a given fare class

While Rewards Seats are made available on most flights, availability is limited, in particular on international flights and within the business class cabin, due to the popularity of these services.

Velocity Points and Status Credits cannot be earned on Reward Seat bookings.

Steps to redeem a Reward Seat online

  • Select "Redeem online" below and log in using your Velocity membership ID and password
    (this step will be skipped if you're already logged in)
  • Enter your destination and travel dates in the flight booking engine.
  • Ensure Points + Pay is selected to view fare cost as Velocity Points
  • Select the "Reward Seat" fare from the availbile options

Any Seat

The choice is all yours

An Any Seat requires more of your Velocity Points overall, but offers greater flexibility - meaning you can choose flights that suit your preferred travel times. So if you can't find a Reward Seat you want on a flight, book an Any Seat with Virgin Australia. This will allow you to get on the flight you want.

Any Seats are eligble to earn Velocity Points, Status Credits, Status bonus Points and Eligible Sectors, which will help maintain or upgrade your Velocity membership level. When booking an Eligible Domestic, Trans-Tasman and International Short Haul flights you will earn 5 Velocity points per $1 spend on the entire fare, not just the portion you are paying cash for. On International Long Haul flights you will continue to earn Points based on the fare class and miles flown.

Steps to redeem Points for an Any Seat booking

  • Select "Redeem online" below and log in using your Velocity membership ID and password
    (this step will be skipped if you're already logged in)
  • Enter your destination and travel dates in the flight booking engine.
  • Ensure Points + Pay is selected to view fare cost as Velocity Points
  • Select the "Any Seat" fare from the availbile options

Points + Pay

Save on fares with Points + Pay

 

Looking to save some money off your next holiday, reduce the price of your flight using Velocity Points. Every 2,500 Points you redeem with ‘Points + Pay’ allows you to reduce your fare by $15.8

You can redeem a minimum of 2,500 Points per person, per flight sector. If you’re booking a return flight, or a journey with 2 flight sectors you can redeem a minimum of 5,000 Points.

Use the combination of points and cash that suits your needs by moving our Points payment slider on check out.  Bookings can be made on virginaustralia.com or via our Membership Contact Centre

Bookings made using ‘Points + Pay’ are eligible to earn Velocity Points, Status Credits, Status bonus Points and Eligible Sectors, which will help maintain or upgrade your Velocity membership level. When booking an eligible Domestic, Trans-Tasman and International Short Haul flights you will earn 5 Velocity Points per $1 spent on the entire fare, not just the portion you are paying cash for. On International Long Haul flights you will continue to earn Points based on the fare class and miles flown.

Helpful hint: Ensure to keep  ‘USE POINTS + PAY’ unticked when searching for a flight as this will present you with Any Seat Rewards and Reward Seats. 

Steps to book with Points + Pay

  • Go tovirginaustralia.com/au/en/ and Log into Velocity account
  • Search Flights -Select your flight time and fare type. 
  • Payment - Upon payment select payment type ‘Velocity Points’
  • Use Points + Pay - Use the slider to select the number of Points you want to use. 
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Virgin Australia Gift Cards

Share the gift of travel

Redeem your Points for a Virgin Australia gift card to share the gift of travel. Available in denominations of $50 and $100, Virgin Australia gift cards can be redeemed towards any Virgin Australia flight and selected Virgin Australia Holidays. Plus, flights or holidays purchased with a gift card are eligible to earn Velocity Points and Status Credits. T&Cs apply9.

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