• I am VA Gold and got approved same day - however that was a week ago, before this was widely reported on in AU. I suspect they probably just now have a large backlog to work through.

  • I applied on 07/09 and was approved same day. Email says status is good until 10/03/2019

  • I applied a few days ago and was approved and activated in about 5 hours (from VA gold). Will be great later in the year when the VA-NZ alliance ends as I do a number of NZ trips each year and prefer to fly NZ. The short haul RU's are a nice bonus too - and will take you from economy to business ...

  • What's the deal with lounge access at HKG if you're continuing on to Europe on Virgin Atlantic? Doesn't look like VS have a lounge option for Velocity members, by VA do on the return leg?

  • Can we at least have these syndicated type posts translated into local metrics like prices in AUD and speeds in KPH?

  • Has been quite a few months now since I have flown JQ, but used to do so quite a bit domestically and to NZ. Only ever had a couple of delays, the worst being 3 hours after a plane went tech.Now I have dropped from QF Gold to Silver I am less inclined to fly them (and QF for that matter) as havin...

  • Upgrade Me Bid Minimums

    Apr 08, 2017, 02:19 PM

    Can't comment on long haul, but I often put in the minimum bid for domestic routes and have about a 60% success rate of them going through, even with peak hour flights.