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Flight Upgrades to LA and Abu Dhabi

Gold and Platinum members can upgrade using Points on eligible international flights to Los Angeles and Abu Dhabi marketed and operated by Virgin Australia.

Upgrade requests can be made up to 24 hours before the scheduled departure by calling the Membership Contact Centre any time after you have booked your flight.

All upgrades are subject to Business Class or Premium Economy Reward Seat availability. Find out more about Flight Upgrades.


Terms and Conditions: Platinum and Gold Members are entitled to redeem Points for Flight Upgrades to Premium Economy or Business on Virgin Australia International Long Haul flights by redeeming Velocity Points. Members with confirmed reservations in the Economy Cabin booked in Flexi fare types (Y, B, H, K or L classes) can upgrade to Premium Economy or Business Class. Members with confirmed reservations in the Premium Economy Cabin (W, R or O classes) can upgrade to Business Class. All flights must be ticketed on Virgin Australia ticket stock (featuring a ticket number beginning with “795.”)