Register to earn double Status Credits on most new bookings with Virgin Australia

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Velocity Bonus Offers | Point Hacks
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POSTED: May 10, 2019
UPDATED: May 21, 2019
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This promotion will earn you double the regular Velocity Status Credits earn rate on Virgin Australia flights but make sure you register for the promotion before making your booking.

This offer can help you fast-track your way to Velocity Gold or Platinum status.

The last time we saw a promotion like this was back in February and it covered all flights. This one excludes flights to/from Hong Kong and Los Angeles.

On this page, we collate the best deals to earn you bonus Velocity Points on travel and everyday products.

Current offer: earn double Velocity Status Credits on Virgin Australia bookings

Virgin Australia double Status Credits May 2019

To take advantage of this promotion:

  1. Activate this offer between 12:01am AEST 20 May and 11:59pm 27 May 2019 inclusive
  2. Book an eligible flight during the promotion period—I suggest clicking through the Cashrewards website to earn 0.7-1% cashback or using one of these discount codes to get 10% off (the latter is more lucrative)
  3. Enter your Velocity membership number at the time of booking

An eligible flight is any Virgin Australia-marketed and -operated flight and fare class for travel between 20 May 2019 and 14 April 2020 (inclusive). It must earn normally earn Status Credits but excludes long-haul international flights to or from Los Angeles or Hong Kong.

The following are not eligible for this offer:

  • Previous bookings/bookings already made
  • Codeshare services marketed or operated by a partner airline other than Virgin Australia, e.g. Singapore Airlines or Etihad
  • Reward seat bookings

Bonus points will take up to four weeks after your last flight in the itinerary to land in your account.

Offer history

  • May 2019: earn double Velocity Status Credits on Virgin Australia flights (excluding Hong Kong and Los Angeles flights)
  • March-April 2019: earn triple Velocity Points on Virgin Australia flights
  • February 2019: earn double Velocity Status Credits on Virgin Australia flights
  • January-April 2019: earn 20,000 bonus Velocity Points by taking out a Virgin Car Insurance policy
  • December 2018: earn double Velocity Points on Virgin Australia bookings; earn double Velocity Status Credits shopping at Coles and Liquorland; earn up to 10,000 bonus Velocity Points by shopping with partners this Christmas
  • November-December 2018: earn double Velocity Status Credits on Virgin Australia flights between Australia and New Zealand
  • October 2018: earn double Velocity Points on Virgin Australia bookings
  • September 2018: earn 3,000-12,000 bonus Velocity Points on flights to/from New Zealand
  • July 2018: earn double Velocity Points on Virgin Australia bookings
  • April 2018: earn 1,000 bonus Velocity Points on your next Virgin Australia booking; earn 5,000/10,000 bonus Velocity points on flights to Hong Kong (one-way/return)
  • March 2018: earn triple Velocity Points on Virgin Australia bookings
  • November 2017: earn 10,000 bonus Velocity Points for signing up and working out for three months at Virgin Active
  • July 2017: earn 1000 bonus Velocity Points for first AirActive booking and 50 points for subsequent bookings
  • April 2017: earn double Velocity Status Credits shopping at Coles and Liquorland
  • November-December 2016: earn double Velocity Status Credits shopping at Coles and Liquorland

Ongoing opportunities to boost your Velocity Points balance

There are a number of other ways to earn bonus Velocity Points, including by signing up to a Velocity points-earning credit card, purchasing petrol at BP, shopping online through the Velocity eStore, booking hotels and shopping with your Visa card at participating small businesses.

And here are some of the best ways to use them.

Register to earn double Status Credits on most new bookings with Virgin Australia was last modified: May 21st, 2019 by Matt Moffitt