Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 23 Jul 2014
Total posts 10
Hi all, i'm currently VA Velocity gold ive missed out on VA Platinum by 100 status. Has anyone ahd any success trying to talk there way into platinum?
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer Platinum
Member since 07 Feb 2013
Total posts 431
No chance, perhaps if you have a significant amount of bookings in the next 3 months would be the only way
Member since 14 Jul 2015
Total posts 11
As doubleplatinum said most likely no.
Member since 29 May 2013
Total posts 43
I think you'll have 2 chances - nine and buckleys. I was trying to requalify as platinum and fell 100 sc short due to a stuff up with a promotion. Best I got was a soft landing to gold.
sorry make that none and buckleys.
No worries, thank you all for your anwsers!
Member since 15 Dec 2014
Total posts 191
Unlucky, there is small chance of you getting to platinum.
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 19 Mar 2014
Total posts 358
As doubleplatinum says, if you have sufficient bookings in the next little while, you may be a chance. I understand their leeway is <30 days. So if you've got 100SCs worth if bookings in the next month, make a call.
That said, I know quite a few people with honarary gold and they don't fly often. One in particular has a recurring honary gold, regardless of amount of flying. So the rules are definitely plyable.
Member since 18 Jul 2013
Total posts 7
Last year I accumulated 1400 status credits but had only flown six sectors with VA. Even though I had been Plat for 3 years running, I was still downgraded to gold. So, as everyone else has already said, I think you have - unfortuantely - no chance.
That's poor form by Virgin. Did you challenge it?
Why is it poor form by enforcing the rules of the program?
Member since 02 Jul 2011
Total posts 835
If you are Velocity Gold, then an upgrade to Platinum is based on a rolling 12-mth calendar -- so you just need to keep on flying, and hope old flights don't roll off
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Hi all, i'm currently VA Velocity gold ive missed out on VA Platinum by 100 status.
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