Member since 27 Aug 2018
Total posts 12
Just received an email from Singapore airlines stating that from Jan 1 2019 Krisflyer points will transfer to velocity at a new rate of 1.55 (from 1.35). I would be highly surprised if velocity don't take up the new transfer rate as well. Get your transfers in now before points are worth less. A really bad sign for velocity as it was one of the redeeming factors for their lack of alliance.
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 15 Nov 2017
Total posts 143
On the same day Virgin announce a double points offer
Member since 15 Feb 2018
Total posts 151
Is the Virgin offer in relation to Qantas running a double status credits offer? Or is it to try to have people book flights? JCH, how long does the double points offer go for?
Need to activate offer first on website:
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 08 Jul 2016
Total posts 2
Means your better off using the points to bake a booking via velocity than transfer.
Member since 03 May 2017
Total posts 39
already announced everywhere! its a both ways decision.
Member since 02 Sep 2018
Total posts 350
I suspect this decision was because transferring points between each was costly to both programs and they would rather people redeem for Singapore flights on their own program.
Member since 13 Jan 2015
Total posts 80
The problem with booking via velocity is the non existent availability...shpws up with once a week to LHR vs multiple combinations a day with SQ.
Member since 19 Oct 2018
Total posts 1
Given this am I best to collect kris flyer points instead of velocity on a sq flight?
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