• Platinum members and travelling companions in the same booking may select Economy X seating providing extra legroom and preferred overhead locker space on Domestic and International Short Haul flights operated by Virgin Australia..


Your benefits at the Airport

Access to Virgin Australia Sydney and Brisbane Lounge Premium Entry

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Virgin Australia Domestic Lounges

When flying on a Virgin Australia operated domestic flight Platinum members receive complimentary access pre-departure to enjoy freshly prepared food, barista coffee, free Wi-Fi and a selection of curated wines and craft beers from 12pm.

  • You can invite three additional guests, plus up to three children aged between 2 to 17 years, into our Virgin Australia Domestic Lounges.
  • Your invited guests need not be travelling with you, but must enter the lounge and be accompanied by you.
  • Enjoy lounge access immediately upon arrival at your destination after your domestic Virgin Australia operated flight for up to 60 minutes ( subject to space availability ).

Exclusive Platinum membership with
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Travel benefits with our International airline partners

Carry your valid My Velocity Card with you at all times to ensure seamless access to your travel benefits when travelling with our airline partners.  

Your family can benefit from Platinum membership too

Being a Platinum member gets you a heap of benefits for use before, during and after your travel. But your family also benefits from your membership status too.

Discover all the ways you and your family will benefit from Platinum status. 

Extra bonus Points because you're Platinum!

This tab contains all of the added extras that come with upgrading to Platinum. You'll get some flashy tags for your bags and more Points on your purchases. Check out all of the reward benefits that come with your Platinum membership.

Get bonus Points on flights


  • Fly with Virgin Australia

    Receive a 100% Points bonus, on top of the base Points earned, when travelling on Virgin Australia Domestic, Trans-Tasman and International Short Haul flights on all fare types, except Economy Lite fares4

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  • Fly with Qatar Airways

    Receive a 100% Points bonus on miles flown, in addition to the base Points earned, when travelling on a Qatar Airways operated flight with a VA flight number.

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  • Fly with Singapore Airlines

    Receive a 100% Points bonus on miles flown, in addition to the base Points earned, when travelling on a Singapore Airlines operated flight with a VA flight number.

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  • Fly with Air Canada

    Receive a 100% Points bonus on miles flown, in addition to the base Points earned, when travelling on an eligible Air Canada-operated flight with a VA flight number.6

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  • Fly with United Airlines

    Receive a 100% Points bonus on miles flown, in addition to the base Points earned, when traveling on a United Airlines operated flight with a UA or VA flight number.

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  • Fly with ANA

    Receive a 100% Points bonus on miles flown, in addition to the base Points earned, when travelling on n ANA operated flight with a VA flight number.

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  • Fly with Link Airways

    Receive a 100% Points bonus per $ spent, in addition to the base Points earned, when travelling on a Link Airways operated flight with a VA flight number.

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  • Fly with Etihad Airways

    Receive a 50% Points bonus on miles flown, in addition to the base Points earned, when traveling on an Etihad Airways operated flight with an EY flight number.

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More options to get bonus Points


  • Get 4 Points per eligible $1 on Car Share

    As a Platinum Velocity member earn 4 points per eligible $1 spent to share a car in a cost-effective and convenient way with Flexicar. T&Cs apply

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  • 100% bonus Points with select travel partners

    Receive a 100% Points bonus, on top of the base Points earned, when using our travel partners Cover-More, Looking4Parking and Cruisepilot.

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  • Get 6 Points per $1 on Car Rental

    As a tiered Velocity member earn 6 Points per $1 spent when hiring a car rental with Europcar, Hertz or Thrifty in Australia & New Zealand.

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Compare all status benefits

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Terms & Conditions

For full Terms and Conditions, view the Velocity Member Benefit Terms and Conditions.

1. Benefits apply only when travelling between Australia/ New Zealand and Greater China from 2 July 2018 onwards

2. Benefits do not apply for flights to/ from North America from 2 July 2018 onwards

3. An Eligible Sector is any flight that begins with a VA flight number excluding Reward Seats, Economy Lite fares and Choice fares booked in P,Q,T,I,S for the  portion of the flight that is operated internally within Canada

4. Excludes domestic Getaway fares purchased prior to 19 August 2021

5. Please ensure you download the Velocity Frequent Flyer App as a valid virtual or physical membership card needs to be presented to attain benefits.

~ Platinum members who have purchased a Flex fare on Virgin Australia marketed and operated Domestic (excluding Christmas Island and Cocos Island), Trans-Tasman and International Short Haul flights are entitled to use their available complimentary upgrades to Business class. Only valid Upgrade certificates can be used. To check how many upgrades you have available and the validity of your Upgrade certificates, log into My Velocity online and select “My Benefits”. All upgrades are subject to Reward Seat availability, which is controlled by Virgin Australia, and to the Upgrade Cancellation and Amendment Policy. Some flights may have no upgrades available. Additional terms and conditions apply.

6. For some Choice fares booked on Virgin Australia marketed/Air Canada operated flights, Velocity members will not earn Velocity Points, Status Credits or Eligible Sectors for the portion of the flight that is operated internally within Canada.  For more information please visit Earn Points with Air Canada prior to booking your flight.

7. These Velocity Status benefits are only available on ANA operated flights from Australia to Japan with a VA or NH flight number, and ANA operated flight within Japan with a VA flight number.