Velocity Frequent Flyers will fork out further surcharges on Reward Seat bookings in 2019.
Using your Velocity Points to e-book Reward Seat flights is ready to get dearer within the new yr. Virgin Australia introduced nowadays carrier charge shall be presented for reward flight bookings made on or after 1 January 2019. This contains all Virgin Australia-operated flights, in addition to Delta Air Lines operated and advertised flights travelling between Sydney and LA.
The particular carrier fees you’ll pay is determined by the place you’re travelling and which cabin you’re flying in. You may pay as little as $three.50 or as prime as $230. You can examine the other prices beneath:
|Flights between Australia and Hong Kong||$35.00||–||$50.00|
|Flights between Australia and LA||$60.00||$145.00||$230.00|
|Flights between Sydney and LA (advertised and operated by means of Delta Air Lines)||$60.00||$145.00||$230.00|
The carrier fees are quoted in Australian greenbacks and should be paid at time of reserving. As neatly as debit or bank card, you additionally have the opportunity to duvet those fees with issues or a mixture of issues and money.
THE POINTS FINDER TAKE
While you you’ll be able to pay for the costs with Velocity Points, you’ll be able to recover price striking your issues in opposition to your subsequent flight and overlaying for the carrier fees with money. Check out our guide to the Velocity Frequent Flyer program for extra pointers to earn and spend issues.
You’ll additionally pay the carrier fees in line with sector. For instance, when you e-book a go back financial system Reward Seat from Adelaide by the use of Sydney to Hong Kong, you’ll be charged $77.00.
Virgin Australia has mentioned that the brand new charges will duvet ongoing related prices of Velocity Reward Seats and is consistent with trade observe. It additionally insists that Velocity stays aggressive and that those surcharges are not up to the ones charged by means of competition for home flights.
In different information for Virgin Australia flyers, the airline additionally introduced its plans for a new lounge networks nowadays.
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