Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 08 Jul 2017
Total posts 29
Anyone able to tell me if a trip to Haikou (China) is regarded as international short haul or international long haul? I've asked the Q on the Virgin Australia Facebook page and all they do is give me a link to Hainen Airlines.
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 20 Mar 2012
Total posts 196
If you're flying from Australia it's most definitely long haul.
Member since 20 Jan 2017
Total posts 33
Copied straight from the Virgin website
International short haul: All Virgin Australia flights, departing to/arriving from countries within South East Asia and the Pacific; or crossing the Tasman.
Our international short haul network services destinations such as Christmas and Cocos Islands, New Zealand, Pacific Islands and Denpasar.
*International short haul flights are ordinarily operated or marketed by Virgin Australia International or Virgin Australia (SE Asia).
View our international short haul route map
View our international partner airlines' services
International long haul: All Virgin Australia international flights departing to/arriving from Hong Kong and Los Angeles, or passing through these ports.
Our international long haul network services regions such as North America, the UAE, Europe and beyond.
*International long haul flights are ordinarily operated or marketed by Virgin Australia International.
View our international long haul route map
View our international long haul partner airlines’ services.
Member since 24 Apr 2012
Total posts 1,118
Virgin Australia doesn't fly there, so if you're hoping to use your points or Platinum certificates to get a business class upgrade, you won't be able to do that.
Member since 15 Nov 2017
Total posts 143
Long haul for earning points
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