Our pledge to members

In late 2020, we raised the stakes with even more rewards and benefits for our Gold and Platinum Status members. We also offered access to our Discover Gold Status trial for eligible frequent flyer members of oneworld© partner airlines, Emirates and Air New Zealand​ to fast track to Velocity elite membership.

With the travel situation continuing to change, we wanted to give you more time to enjoy Virgin Australia’s award-winning service. We’ve made it even easier to secure your tier membership extension and given more time to enjoy your Economy X seating benefit or your Business class upgrade benefit. We have also added an extra 2 months* to the Discover Gold membership.

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The more you fly, the better it gets

Status Rewards for our existing Gold and Platinum Status members start when you book one eligible flight with us before the 28th of March 2021

Unlock Status Rewards the more you fly



    • Simply book 1 eligible flight* by 28 March 2021.

      Your Status locked in until 31 March 2022. Exclusions apply. See Terms and Conditions.


You must have added your Velocity number to your booking to be considered for these Status Rewards. You could be eligible for all 3 Status Rewards, but in some instances, you may only be eligible for one or two.

An Eligible Flight is a Virgin Australia marketed and operated flight with a “VA” flight number that you have flown during the Flying Period (we assess this on an individual member basis) and that is not a Reward Seat. Codeshare services marketed or operated by partner airlines are not eligible for this offer.

Enjoy access to these benefits
during your trial


With offers this good, we know that there is a lot to take in. So we've compiled some handy FAQs that should clear things up.

Status Reward FAQs

Discover Gold FAQs

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