• I loved this card as an alternative to earning FF Points which i get enough of from flying and AMEX, the guaranteed Diamond membership each year was great prior to this I alternated between Gold and Silver. I think now i'll be staying at more AirBnbs and spreading my hotel chain wings.

  • Dammit should've looked into that first before I got my hopes up.

  • Such good news for Newcastle. I often fly NTL-BNE to get to my final destination rather than go from Sydney. Personally I would consider NTL-AKL then to LAX in the future as an alternative to SYD-LAX or NTL-BNE-LAX

  • Oversized baggage at Brisbane is about halfway between security and premium entry I should’ve ment

  • I have done it when having to drop bags at oversized in Brisbane when the security line even at priority was extremely long took the gamble and no line at premium entry. It’s also very close to the smoking area if you were a smoker and had already dropped bags before a cigarette.

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  • Virgin Partners dropping like flies

    Sep 30, 2018, 05:57 PM

    For me it’s 737 jets on flights that Qantas fly Q400-8 such as NTL-BNE. This means business class although I wouldn’t pay it for just NTL-BNE but have when it’s part of a bigger trip such as NTL-BNE-LAX. But mostly because even on regional flights on VA turboprops you can pay a ...

  • VA Silver lounge pass for guest

    Sep 07, 2018, 09:11 PM

    Yes before I was gold I had done this. Also have used the AMEX passes I receive that are in my account but don’t normally get used to bring a second guest in with me

  • VA's new website

    Jul 03, 2018, 01:27 AM

    I had issues with this on the old site too. Couldn’t book a multi-city if I wanted a stopover in Singapore on my way to Japan, cash or points.

  • It depends on the destination, domestic and cross border flights with delta is two 70lb (32kg) for economy but internationally it’s reduced to 50lb (23kg) and three 70lb bags if flying first, delta one, etc regardless of destination. Something I’ve had to remind check in staff at the ...

  • I regularly travel with oversize and heavy snowboarding and surfing bags (25-26kgs) and very rarely do I pay the fee when traveling with Virgin (VA Gold) it’s almost always my only checked bag too. A trick I use with airlines I don’t hold status or partner status with is to put my ca...

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