Aegean Airlines - Miles & Bonus
Member since 15 Jun 2016
Total posts 46
I'm finding that the Business Award availability with Virgin on Perth - East Coast routes is never available. This is the case even when booking months in advance. Haven't had such an issue with Qantas. What are everyone's experiences?
Member since 29 Aug 2013
Total posts 33
There is little business award availability at the moment across all routes. You almost cannot use the platinum upgrades as a result, and worse months in advance you can't secure a reward seat using points. Something isn't right...
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 21 Jan 2017
Total posts 43
i cant see any availability for the MEL-HKG route as well :\
Member since 06 Nov 2014
Total posts 158
VA has gone downhill so much recently and I agree it's hard to get J seats on long haul widebody aircrafts. Although for 737s it s still quite generous.
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 20 Jan 2016
Total posts 47
Unfortunately this is the by-product of Virgins aggressive approach to grow the velocity base. The last few years have seen some big product sign up bonus of velocity points , which combined with very friendly status accrual has likely put a lot of points and new members into the market for award seats. Given that Virgins network is smaller than QF and redemption partners are more limited, then the current situation was inevitable. Best option is to use a tool like Award Nexus find some space.. use the points and get the heck out of Velocity.
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