Reward and Any Seats

Redeem Points for the Flight You Want

You can use your Points or Points + Pay to take advantage of three types of redemption seats on flights with Virgin Australia and our airline partners:

Reward Seat

Reward Seats require the least amount of Points, however seats are subject to availability.

The table below outlines the number of Points required to redeem Reward Seats to our most popular destinations.

Origin Destination Velocity Points required for a
one-way economy Reward Seat*
Domestic 
Sydney

Melbourne

From 6,900 Points + $21.11 AUD Taxes

Brisbane Sydney From 6,900 Points + $20.88 AUD Taxes
Melbourne

Brisbane

From 10,900 Points + $21.56 AUD Taxes
Melbourne Gold Coast From 10,900 Points + $19.39 AUD Taxes
Sydney Perth From 16,900 Points + $27.25 AUD Taxes
International
Sydney Auckland From 16,900 Points + $109.28 AUD Taxes & Fees
Sydney Fiji From 16,900 Points + $92.18 AUD Taxes & Fees
Brisbane Singapore From 28,900 Points + $111.53 AUD Taxes & Fees
Sydney Los Angeles From 47,000 Points + $132.48 AUD Taxes & Fees
Melbourne London From 62,500 Points + $106.02 AUD Taxes & Fees

Points prices displayed above are the minimum Points required on the most direct routes. Where an itinerary involves one or more connecting point and/or multiple airlines, the Points price required may be higher.

To view the number of Points required for destinations, view our Reward Seat Points Tables.


Any Seat

If you cannot find the Reward Seat you want, you can redeem Points for Any Seat with Virgin Australia and our airline partners Air New Zealand, Delta Air Lines, Etihad Airways, Singapore Airlines, SilkAir, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Samoa, Virgin America, Hawaiian Airlines and airberlin.

Any Seat redemptions offer more choice and flexibility, so you can choose flights that suit your preferred travel times. Plus Any Seat redemptions are eligible to earn Velocity Points, Status Credits and Eligible Sectors^, which count towards maintaining or upgrading your membership level.

Any Seat, Any Airline

Relax knowing if you cannot find the Reward Seat or Any Seat you want with Virgin Australia or our airline partners, you can redeem your Points for Any Seat on any airline around the world~.

In order to redeem for a flight using this benefit, the nominated airline must allow bookings to be made via a Global Distribution System or a website. Simply call the Membership Contact Centre at least 7 days prior to the desired date of departure.

Terms and Conditions
*Redemption bookings are based on an Economy Reward Seat, are subject to availability and to the Velocity Membership Terms and Conditions and must be booked at velocityfrequentflyer.com. Quoted redemption booking details are correct as at 26 March 2014 and are subject to change. Seats are limited and may not be available at peak times or on all flights. Name changes are not permitted. Refunds and itinerary changes are permitted prior to travel, and may be subject to a service fee, fare differences (if applicable) and fare restrictions as outlined on the Virgin Australia website. Bookings for Reward Seat itineraries to, from or via the United States made at least 7 days prior to departure may be cancelled up to 24 hours after confirmation, without penalty by calling the Membership Contact Centre on 13 18 75. For a redemption booking, the payment amount will comprise of taxes or, where the total cash component of a booking exceeds $50 and this amount is paid for by credit card or debit card, the payment amount will comprise of taxes and a Booking and Service fee. A Booking and Service fee will apply when paying by credit card or debit card ($7.70 per person per booking for Virgin Australia domestic flights, $10 per person per booking for Virgin Australia international short-haul flights and $30 person per booking for Virgin Australia international long-haul flights and flights operated by partner airlines). A fee will apply to redemption bookings if booked by phone ($35 per person for domestic redemption bookings and $60 per person for international redemption bookings). Taxes, fees and surcharges are payable in addition to Velocity Points redeemed. Any taxes or Booking and Service fee components are not eligible for Points earn. A minimum checked baggage allowance of 1 piece up to 23kg applies for Economy Reward Seats and allowances increase for Silver, Gold and Platinum members. To view baggage allowances for Reward Seat Redemptions, click here. Additional fees will be charged for baggage in excess of the published allowances. Fees are chargeable at the time of purchase and are more expensive if not purchased prior to arriving at the airport. Conditions and travel restrictions apply for all fares. Fares to international destinations not operated by Virgin Australia will be flown by one of Velocity’s international partner airlines. Baggage allowances for flights operated by partner airlines will vary in accordance with the individual policy of that carrier. Please check the operating carrier’s website for full details. More information on which of our partners can fly you to your chosen destination can be found by viewing our Interactive Route Map.

Taxes, fees and surcharges are payable at the time of booking. Taxes vary depending on carrier, city pair, fare class date and time of booking. Information correct as at 7 July 2014.

^Where a member travels on a Virgin Australia marketed flight (irrespective of whether the journey consists of domestic, international short haul or international long haul Flight Sectors), each Flight Sector will be considered an Eligible Sector.

~Any seat, Any Airline refers to seats in any fare class commercially available to the general public. All members are entitled to redeem Points for flights on eligible airlines located anywhere in the world (Any Seat, Any Airline). Prices vary depending on the fare available at the time of booking and are subject to taxes, fees and surcharges. In order to redeem Points for a flight under the Any Seat, Any Airline benefit, the airline must allow bookings to be made via a Global Distribution System or website; and accept payment at the time of booking, including by credit card. The Member must have earned a sufficient number of Points at the time of booking to cover the entire cost of the booking with either Points Only; or Points +Pay using an Accepted Payment Card, in which case minimum Points thresholds will apply; and there must be seats available on that flight. You can redeem your Any Seat, Any Airline flights by calling the Membership Contact Centre at least 7 days prior to the desired date of departure. Velocity will charge a booking fee, which may include a ticketing fee and service fee per passenger. An Any Seat, Any Airline redemption cannot be ticketed on the same itinerary as a Program Partner award redemption and will be treated as a separate booking. Any booking changes, cancellations or refunds, are governed by the ticketed airline's fare rules and terms and conditions of carriage applicable to that booking.