• Its interesting that Rex gets the biggest benefit from this. Although I do understand the country services needing some support in these trying times, it should be open to all airlines totender for.

  • Got an email from Velocity this morning, that clarified the position - “ Since we weren't planning on reviewing your status until 11 January 2021, you'll get a further 12 months once you reach that date.” So it is an extra year of membership! Good on Velocity for clarifying.

  • I have the same issue with VA. My gold status was due for review in Jan 2021 before the extension was announced. Surely it must be Jan 2022 with the 12 month extension provided ? It would be great if Virgin could clarify it.

  • Virgin Australia rolls out Economy X

    May 22, 2017, 05:54 PM

    Yes it may help if the crew stop storing their suitcases in the Economy X lockers.  

  • Agree I Searched for flights to Europe 10 months out and couldn't find anything. I think Etihad and Singapore Airlines have closed their redemption flights to Velocity. Better off getting points directly with them or the opposition.  

  • International transaction fees

    Jul 29, 2019, 08:10 AM

    We have been using the Bankwest platinum credit card, that has no additional fees for overseas spend for a couple of years now and have never had a problem. We were overcharged once in the USA for a restaurant bill where the waiter helped himself to an extra tip and after launching a dispute with...

  • I found the same, trying to book a one way from Madrid to Sydney and Paris to Sydney on the Velocity website - no  Reward seats in J. You can get any day tickets at a whopping 817 300 points.  This was looking 9 months ahead. I even tried London to Sydney, which should have moreflights,...