With Qantas recently offering fast track of status for Virgin flyers and extension of status by 12 months for booking a flight, Virgin had to respond and has done so today, with among other deals, a first - Companion Gold!
Virgin Australia rewards Velocity Frequent Flyer members for their loyalty and announces lucrative new incentives to book and fly
• Qantas Frequent Flyer Gold status and above members invited to receive a Velocity Discover Gold Status trial membership
• Eligible Discover Gold Status members can also enjoy a year-long Velocity Gold membership and associated benefits for them and their companion
• Ongoing rewards and thousands of bonus points on offer when existing members book flights
• Status extensions of up to one year granted to existing Velocity Gold and Platinum members
By simply filling-in a short expression of interest form by 21 December 2020, Qantas Gold status and above members will receive a three (3) month Velocity Discover Gold Status trial membership, which offers complimentary Lounge access, priority boarding, preferential seating, higher checked baggage allowances, and lucrative bonus points when customers book and fly with Virgin Australia.
Not one to be outdone by a competitor, Velocity Frequent Flyer will offer eligible Gold and Platinum members a status extension of up to one (1) year or until 31 March 2022, as long as they take one (1) eligible flight with Virgin Australia before 28 March 2021.
Velocity will reward Gold and Platinum members with 5,000 bonus points when they take two (2) eligible flights with Virgin Australia by 28 March 2021. Economy X upgrades will also be offered to Velocity Gold members, and Business Class upgrades to Velocity Platinum members, when they take three (3) or more eligible flights in the same period.