Earn Status Credits

STATUS CREDIT EARN TABLES

Status Credits are valid for a period of 12 months, from the date flown. The number of Status Credits you earn depends on the distance flown, airline booked and fare class eligibility1

Calculate the number of Status Credits you can earn by using our earn tables and Mileage Calculator.

DOMESTIC

Status credits earned per one-way domestic flight1 with Virgin Australia.

Zone

One-Way

Miles

getAway

elevate

freedoM

business

saver

Business
1 0 - 750
7 15 25 50 55
2 751 - 1,500
10 20 30 60 70
3 1,501+
15 30 45 90 105

 

From 1 August 20182 for travel on or after 28 October 2018 domestic flights flown as part of a; 

  • Trans Tasman or International Short Haul journey will earn at the same rate as domestic standalone journeys.
  • International long haul flights will earn based on the fare class and number of miles flown.

For flights purchased before 1 August 2018 for travel on or after 28 October 2018 and any flight for travel before 28 October 2018, domestic flights flown as part of an International journey will earn based on the fare class and number of miles flown.

 

TRANS TASMAN AND INTERNATIONAL SHORT HAUL

Flights purchased from 1 August 2018 for travel on or after 28 October 2018

Status credits earned per Trans-Tasman3 and International Short Haul flight (including Partner Airline flights). Eligible Fare classes and exclusions apply.4

Domestic flights flown as part of a Trans Tasman or International Short Haul journey will earn at the same rate as domestic standalone journeys.2

Zone

One-Way

Miles

getaway

elevate

freedoM

business

saver

Business
1 0 - 750
10 15 25 40 45
2 751 - 1,700
20 25 40 80 90
3 1,701 - 2,500
25 35 50 100 110
4 2,501+
30 45 60 120 130

 

Flights purchased before 1 August 2018 for travel on or after 28 October 2018 and any flight for travel before 28 October 2018

Status credits earned per International Short Haul, Trans-Tasman3 (including partner airline flights)5 and domestic Virgin Australia flights flown as part of an international journey. Eligible Fare classes and exclusions apply4.

Zone

One-Way

Miles

GO/GO PLUS/GETAWAY

FREEDOM

PREMIUM SAVER/PREMIUM
BUSINESS SAVER/BUSINESS
1 0 - 750
10 20 30 40
2 751 - 1,500
15 30 45 60
3 1,501 - 3,000
20 40 60 80
4 3,001 - 5,000
30 60 90 120
5 5,001 - 8,000
40 80 120 160
6 8,001+
50 100 150 200

 

international long haul

Status credits earned per International Long Haul flight (including Partner Airline flights)5 and domestic Virgin Australia flights flown as part of an International Long Haul journey6. Eligible Fare classes and exclusions apply4.

Zone One-Way Miles GETAWAY/
ELEVAte

freedom

PREMIUM SAVER/PREMIUM

BUSINESS SAVER/BUSINESS

1 0 - 750
10 20 30 40
2 751 - 1,500
15 30 45 60
3 1,501 - 3,000
20 40 60 80
4 3,001 - 5,000
30 60 90 120
5 5,001 - 8,000
40 80 120 160
6 8,001+
50 100 150 200

ELIGIBLE FARE CLASSES

Earn Status Credits when you travel in an eligible fare class when your flight has a VA flight number.

 

Virgin Australia

  Domestic

Trans Tasman

International Short Haul

International Long Haul

First
      First
(F, A)
Business
Business
(J, C, D)
Business Saver/ Business
(J, C, D, I)
Business Saver/ Business
(J, C, D, I)
Business Saver/ Business /
(J, C, D, I)
Discount Business
Business Saver
(I)
     
Premium Economy
  Premium Saver/ Premium
(O, R, W)
  Premium Saver/ Premium
(O, R, W)
Economy

Freedom
(Y, B, H, K, L)

Freedom
(Y, B, H, K, L)

Freedom
(Y, B, H, K, L)
Freedom
(Y, B, H, K)
Discount Economy
Elevate
(Q, V, N, E, G)
Go / Go Plus / Getaway
(U, M, S, T, Q, V, N, E, G)
Go / Go Plus / Getaway
(U, M, S, T, Q, V, N, E, G)
Getaway/ Elevate
(S, T, Q, V, N, E, L, G)
Restricted Economy
Getaway
(M, S, T)
     

 

You can also earn Status Credits when travelling in an eligible fare class of one of our partner airlines.

 

Partner Airlines

  First/Business

Premium Economy

Full Fare Economy

Discount Economy

Air New Zealand 
Trans Tasman:
C, D, J, Z
Trans Tasman: 
U, E, O, A

Trans Tasman: 
Y, B

Domestic New Zealand:
Y, B

Trans Tasman:
L, G, S, K, P, V, W, T, Q, H, M 

Domestic New Zealand:
Q, H, M, V, L, G, W, T

Capital Airlines 

C, D, I, Z 

 

Domestic:
B, H, K, Y, W

International:
B, H, K, Y 

Domestic:
Q, L, M, X, U, P

International:
X, V, N, W, U, L, M 

Delta Air Lines 
P, F, A, C, D, J, I, G, Z
W Y, B, M
L, U, T, X, V, E, S, H, Q, K
Etihad Airways 
J, C, D, W, Z, F, A, R, P
  Y, B, H
T, E, U, V, G, L, Q, M, K
Hainan Airlines 
C, D, Z, I, R 
 

Domestic:
B, H, K, Y, W


International:
B, H, K, Y  

Domestic:
Q, X, U, L, M, P

 
International:
X, W, U, V, N, L, M 

Hong Kong Airlines~

C, D, J, Z

 

B, H, K, M, L, Y
N, Q, T, W, S, X, V 
Singapore Airlines* 
F, A, Z, C, D, J, U
S, T, P, R

Y, B, E

N, Q, V, K, L, M, H, W
SilkAir*
Z, D, C, J, U
  Y, B, E
N, Q, V, K, L, M, H, W
Tianjin Airlines^ 

Domestic:
C, I, D

International: 
C, D, I, R

 

Domestic:
B, H, K, L, M, Y, V

International:
B, H, K, Y

Domestic:
Q, X, U, E, L, M, P, A

International:
X, V, N, Q, T, U, E, P, W, A, L, M

Alitalia 
J, C, D, I, E
P, A
Y, B, M, H, K, V, T

N, S, Q, X

Hawaiian Airlines
F, P, J, C, A
    L, B, G, H, I, K, M, N, Q, S, V, W, X, Y
South African Airways
C, J, Z, D
  Y, B, M, K, H, S, Q
T, V, L, W, G
Virgin Atlantic 
Z, I, J, D, C
W, K, H, S
Y, B
E, Q, N, X, O, R, L, U, M
  • 1. Status Credits cannot be earned on all fare classes. Status Credits can only be earned on eligible flights, marketed and operated by Virgin Australia and/or a Velocity airline partner. Status Credits cannot be earned on Air Canada marketed and operated flights. Find out which fare classes earn Status Credits. Status Credits cannot be earned in other fare classes, unless advised otherwise. Status Credits accrual is based on single flight segments that consist of individual flight numbers. An itinerary that involves a change in aircraft but retains the same flight number is considered a single flight segment. An itinerary that consists of a change in flight numbers, even if the same aircraft is used for the entire itinerary, is considered two flight segments. Domestic flights booked within an International journey will accrue Status Credits at the earn level for international flights. Members travelling on upgraded fares purchased with Points or any other subsidised means of upgrades on Virgin Australia or our partner airlines will earn Status Credits based on original purchased fare class.

    2. On 1 August 2018 Velocity Frequent Flyer announced a new Status Credit earn proposition for Trans Tasman and International Short Haul flights. Prior to 28 October domestic flights as part of an international journey earn at the same rate as international flights. From 28 October for eligible flights members will earn at the domestic rate for their domestic flight and the Trans Tasman and International Short haul rate for their Trans Tasman or International Short Haul flight respectively. Domestic flights as part of an international Long Haul journey will continue to earn at the international long haul rate. 

    3. Trans-Tasman flights: include all flights between Australia and New Zealand. International Short Haul Flights: includes all international flights from Australia to Cook Islands, Fiji, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu. International Long Haul Flights: includes flights to Hong Kong and Los Angeles. 

    4. Where your Trans-Tasman or International Short Haul journey contains a flight operated by another airline that does not have a VA flight number, then that flight will be ineligible for Status Credit earn.  All other flights in the journey operated by Virgin Australia with a VA flight number will Status Credits per the above tables. Where your Trans-Tasman or International Short Haul journey contains a flight with a VA flight number operated by a Velocity Partner Airline you will earn Status Credits based on your fare class and the number of miles flown for the whole journey, including any flights operated by Virgin Australia.

    5. From 28 October 2018 Status Credits cannot be earned on any Air New Zealand operated flights purchased after 6 April 2018. For Air New Zealand operated flights travelled prior to 28 October or flights purchased before 6 April for travel after this date please refer to the relevant fare class to determine the Status Credits earn as this eligibility will vary dependent on whether the flight is Trans Tasman, Long Haul or Domestic travel. Please also note that Status Credits cannot be earned on Pacific Island, Trans Pacific flights to and from the Americas and flights to and from Asia with Air New Zealand. See destinations ineligible for Status Credits earn with Air New Zealand. 

    6. Includes all Virgin Australia codeshare services operated by partner airlines with a VA flight number except Air Canada operated services.

    • Discount Economy fare classes U and T are ineligible for Status Credit earn when travelling on domestic connections within New Zealand on Virgin Australia codeshare services operated by Air New Zealand.
    • Status Credits can only be earned on eligible flights with a VA flight number operated by Hong Kong Airlines (HX) for travel from 6 July 2017 and Hainan Airlines (HU) from 2 July 2018.
    • Status Credits can be earned on a Virgin Australia Any Seat flight. Status Credits cannot be earned on a Virgin Australia reward flight.

    ^ Tianjin Airlines: Prior to 1 April 2018, D and P classes were ineligible on domestic flights, L and M classes were classified as Full Fare Economy and V class was classified as Discount Economy  . Tianjin Airlines has removed First class from its regularly operated flights and as a result F class is no longer eligible for earn and A class has been reclassified as a Discount Economy class.

    ~ Hong Kong Airlines: Prior to 18 April 2018, travel in Z class was ineligible for Status Credit earn.

    ^ Air New Zealand: Discount Economy fare classes U and T are ineligible for Status Credit earn when travelling on domestic connections within New Zealand on Virgin Australia codeshare services operated by Air New Zealand. Status Credits cannot be earned on Pacific Island flights with Air New Zealand. From 1 November 2017 Status Credits cannot be earned on Trans Pacific flights to and from the Americas and flights to and from Asia with Air New Zealand.

    * Singapore Airlines & SilkAir: Status Credits may not be earned on any Singapore Airlines or SilkAir flights where KrisFlyer miles have been used as a form of payment, irrespective of fare class. Classes M, H, W, L were classified as Full Fare Economy prior to 1 March 2018. R class was ineligible for earn for travel prior to 1 September 2018.