Velocity Frequent Flyer is the award winning frequent flyer loyalty program of Virgin Australia, providing members with many easy ways to earn Velocity Points both at home and around the world and enjoy fantastic everyday rewards sooner. Velocity delivers all the rewards you can expect from a world-class loyalty program, plus a range of unique benefits we know are important to you, such as Family Pooling and Points for Pets. Joining Velocity is free and becoming a member is easy

General Information

No Alliance
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Pros

  • Status extension feature ❸
  • No cancellation penalty ❹
  • Access to preferred seats
  • Points transfer into KrisFlyer ❺

Cons

  • No stopovers
  • Low number of partner airlines
  • Partners cannot be booked online
  • Most partners impose fuel surcharge

Fees & Charges

  • Phone booking fee ❶
    $35
  • Change award fee ❷
    $35

Additional Information

Expiration: Points expire 24 months since last activity.
For some programs, an activity is any accrual of miles, crediting a flight, transfering or purchasing miles. For others, spending activities such as redeeming or donating points counts as an activity.
❶ $35 fee for domestic phone bookings and $60 for international phone bookings
❷ $35 or 4,500 point fee to change date, time or routing on awards
❸ Fewer credits required to retain status than to earn it
❹ Award flights to the U.S. cancelled more than 24 hours before departure carry no cancellation penalty
❺ You can transfer points or miles in Velocity Frequent Flyer or KrisFlyer, with a rate of 1.35 points or miles in the origin program equating to 1 point or mile in the destination program.

Transfer Partners

1,000
Starwood points
1 : 1
+5,000 BONUS
1,000
points
30 days
1,000
Starwood points
1 : 1
+5,000 BONUS
1,000
points
30 days
1,000
IHG points
5 : 1
200
points
42 days
1,000
IHG points
5 : 1
200
points
42 days
1,000
Hilton points
6.67 : 1
150
points
4 days
1,000
Hilton points
6.67 : 1
150
points
4 days
1,000
Choice points
6.67 : 1
150
points
42 days
1,000
Choice points
6.67 : 1
150
points
42 days

The ratio is the number of flexible reward points it would take to transfer to Velocity Frequent Flyer.

Transfer time is what is reported by the transfer programs, supplemented by our own research. However, actual time to transfer is often highly variable.

Airlines And Fuel Surcharge

This table will show you the partner airlines can be booked online and those which impose fuel surcharge.

Airline
Online
Booking
Fuel
Surcharge
Alliance
Virgin Australia Virgin Australia
No alliance
airberlin airberlin
oneworld®
Air New Zealand Air New Zealand
Star Alliance™
Alitalia Alitalia
SkyTeam
Delta Air Lines Delta Air Lines
SkyTeam
Etihad Airways Etihad Airways
No alliance
Airline
Online
Booking
Fuel
Surcharge
Alliance
Hawaiian Airlines Hawaiian Airlines
No alliance
SilkAir SilkAir
No alliance
Singapore Airlines Singapore Airlines
Star Alliance™
South African Airways South African Airways
Star Alliance™
Virgin America Virgin America
No alliance
Virgin Atlantic Virgin Atlantic
No alliance