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Virgin Australia's loyalty program Velocity has announced a flash sale of award seats for its members.

Until midnight 23 November 2021, you can redeem Points for a Reward Seat on every Economy seat on the Virgin Australia domestic network, for travel between 1 December 2021 to 31 March 2022.
Yes - even during peak travel periods like Christmas and New Years!

Not quite enough points for what you would like to do?  Purchase Velocity points with a 20% discount when you purchase between 1,000 and 100,000 Points before 17 December 2021.

All eligible Virgin Australia Reward Seats will also earn you Status Credits for travel until 31 March 2022.

T&C's apply.  There isn't much time for this promotion, so get in quck!

Free Virgin Australia flights on offer for Australians who receive jab

Free Virgin Australia flights on offer for Australians who receive jab

Virgin Australia will join Qantas in offering free flights as an incentive for Australians to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Under the airline’s VA-X & Win promotion, there'll be one major prize of 1 million Velocity Frequent Flyer points, "dozens of free business class flights" as well as a range of other prizes.

The competition will launch later this year, once all Australian adults are expected to be eligible for the vaccine.  You need to register to enter the Virgin Australia VA-X & Win Competition.

A separate competition will be launched for team members, with prizes including additional annual leave, Lounge memberships, and free business class flights.

Earn Velocity points at 7-Eleven

Earn Velocity points at 7-Eleven

Velocity has welcomed 7-Eleven as a new partner.  Velocity members will now be able to earn points when purchasing fuel or convenience items at any of the 700+ convenience stores located around Australia.

This will provide an easy way for Velocity's 10 million members to boost their points balance, in anticipation of when we can more easily take to the skies again.

Velocity members will earn:

  • 2 Points per $1 on eligible 7-Eleven in-store purchases;
  • 2 Points per litre on premium fuel at 7-Eleven; and
  • 1 Point per litre on regular fuel at 7-Eleven.

Plus, Velocity members will earn 711 bonus Points on their first eligible purchase at 7-Eleven made by 28 June 2021.

For Velocity members to take advantage of this partnership, you will need to:
  1. Have your Velocity membership details handy;
  2. Download the My 7-Eleven app and follow the steps to link your Velocity account to their My 7-Eleven My Card;
  3. Make an eligible purchase from a 7-Eleven convenience store or fuel station and upon payment scan, your Velocity linked My 7-Eleven My Card.