Earn double Velocity points on Virgin Australia and Delta flights to and from LA until May 2017

Our list of Velocity bonus points on flights offers

GUIDE: Earning Points
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POSTED: February 9, 2017
UPDATED: February 20, 2017
LOYALTY PROGRAMS: Velocity Frequent Flyer

Until the end of May 2017, you’ll earn at least double Velocity Points on Virgin Australia and Delta Airlines direct flights between the East Coast of Australia and Los Angeles.

On this page, we collate the best deals to earn you bonus Velocity points on flights you purchase outright.

Earn double Velocity points on Virgin Australia and Delta flights to and from LA until end of May 2017

Economy and Premium Economy tickets between Sydney/Melbourne/Brisbane and Los Angeles on Virgin Australia and Delta will earn double Velocity Points and Business Class tickets an additional 50% for travel until 31 May 2017.

The following flight numbers are eligible:

  • VA 1/2: Virgin Australia to/from Sydney
  • VA 7/8: Virgin Australia to/from Brisbane
  • VA 23/24: Virgin Australia to/from Melbourne (new service from 4 April)
  • VA 6551/6552: Delta (Virgin Australia codeshare) to/from Sydney

Domestic connecting legs both in Australia and the US, Hobart – Sydney – Los Angeles – Las Vegas, will only earn regular points.


Under this promotion, you’ll earn 14,990 Velocity Points on a full-fare Economy Class return ticket from Sydney to Los Angeles, which is just 510 points shy of the amount needed for a one-way Business Class award ticket between Sydney and Melbourne.

If you’re flying on a saver or full-fare Business Class return ticket from Melbourne to Los Angeles, you’ll earn 47,664 Velocity Points with this promotion, which is 95% of the way to a free one-way First Class ticket anywhere in the US with Virgin America.

First Class travel on Virgin America domestic flights is one of the best uses of Velocity Points

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