Virgin Australia Guides

Is BA Executive Club membership worth it for Australians?

After a near two-decade hiatus, Australians are once again welcome in Executive Club: but it's no...

Status hold schemes: Qantas vs Virgin

We run the ruler over the parental pause benefits for Qantas and Virgin Australia frequent flyers.

Virgin Australia jumps into the ‘points plane’ game

Every economy seat on every domestic flight can now be booked at the lowest number of frequent fl...

Extra legroom in economy: Qantas vs Virgin Australia vs Rex

Flying economy is easier when your legroom stretches closer to business class...

Business class compared: Qantas vs Virgin vs Rex

Premium travellers are now spoiled for choice, but which airline is best in business class?

Virgin Australia reveals new business class, economy seats

These seats will soon take to the skies as Virgin seeks real-world feedback on their designs.

How Virgin Australia plans to upgrade its lounges

Small touches can make a big difference to the lounge experience, says Virgin Australia.

10 great tips for hiring a car in Australia

Whether it's actually finding a car or avoiding snags like hidden toll fees or insurance excesses...

When will Virgin open its lounge premium entry lanes?

Virgin Australia expects its premium entry lanes at Sydney and Brisbane to remain closed until ne...

Head-to-head: Qantas Gold vs Virgin Australia Velocity Gold

A Gold frequent flyer card is your ticket to the lounge, but how does the overall package stack u...

Virgin trials toasted sandwiches for economy meals

A welcome selection of fresh food will join Virgin’s economy ‘buy on board’ menu from next month.

Virgin’s refreshed Melbourne lounge is ‘same but different’

Melbourne’s lounge make-over is a make-better, the airline says, where a more relaxed vibe mixes ...

From smashed avo to scones, here is Virgin’s new lounge menu

Virgin elevates its domestic lounge spread from ‘casual cafe’ to ‘upmarket bistro’.

Virgin reopens points redemption on partner airlines

Get ready to turn your mountain of Velocity points into an overseas flight.

Earn 20-30% more Velocity Points on credit card transfers

Just in time for the return of international travel, you can turbocharge your Velocity Points bal...

Starlux status match for Qantas, Virgin Australia

Turn your status with Qantas, Virgin Australia or indeed any airline into two years of perks with...

Your guide to Qatar Airways’ new Business Lite fares

Traditional perks such as airport lounge access are now sold separately on some Qatar Airways bus...

Your guide to the Accor Plus program

We dive into the paid Accor Plus membership program, which provides a hotel stay every year, Silv...