Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 10 Jul 2017
Total posts 19
Member since 18 May 2015
Total posts 2
Depending on where you fly, and with with which alliance, you could focus your attention on attaining Gold or Platinum status (or equivalent) with Singapore Airlines (Star Alliance) or Qantas (OneWorld). You will need to sign up to their programs and book your travel under the new KrisFlyer or QFF number. Either way you will be without lounge access, Premium Entry, priority birding, express lanes etc until you accumulate the necessary points. Alternatively, if you are the kind of family that travels a lot you can stay focused on VA and gift a VA Gold or Platinum to your wife/husband/kids and accelerate your accumulation of VA points and status. As I mentioned at the beginning it really depends on your regular routes as to which program you could most benefit from.
Member since 14 Nov 2015
Total posts 43
You could also activate family pooling to redirect your points and status credits to a family member or friend to help them get status.
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 09 May 2013
Total posts 346
Or you could show your travel details to Star Alliance or One world and express the desire to travel with them from here on and see if they will status match so you can enjoy the benefits while you are still accruing more travel. Worth a try. I'm not sure qantas will do, but surely other airlines may consider it
Hi Guest, join in the discussion on
What to do once re-qualified Platinum?
Already have an ET account? Log in below.
Signing up with Executive Traveller only takes a second and lets you
interact with our community. It's completely free and we'll never pass your information on to
Didn’t receive an activation email? Resend one to yourself here.
If you’ve forgotten your password, simply enter your email address
below, then click 'Submit'. We’ll send you an email to re-activate your account and enter a new password.
If you have not received the activation email, simply enter your email address below, then click 'Submit'. We’ll send you an email containing the activation link.
Subscribe to our free newsletter and get the latest news, reviews, tips and more sent straight to your inbox