Virgin Australia double points offer

Virgin Australia has announced a promotion offering double Velocity Points on flights taken between 1 April and 30 September 2015. Registration for the promotion is taking place during the week of 2 March – 9 March.

Bookings for the double  points offer need to be made during the registration period.

For a flight to be eligible to earn double points under the promotion, it needs to be marketed and operated by Virgin Australia. That is the your ticket must have the VA flight number, and you will need to be flying on a Virgin Australia aircraft. Codeshares on a flight operated by one of their partner airlines will not count for the promotion.

As is the norm for these types of promotions, the double points is calculated on the base point earn for the particular flight. That is you do not earn the double points on any other bonus earn such as the status bonus available to elite members.

For further information on the promotion, visit the Virgin Australia website.

The terms and conditions of the promotion are:

To be eligible for the bonus Points promotion you must register your
membership number online between 12.01am AEST 2 March 2015 until 11.59pm
AEST 9 March 2015 inclusive (‘Promotion Period’). During the Promotion
Period you must also book an eligible flight and enter your membership
number, ensuring it matches the number you have registered online.
Eligible flights are flights for travel between 1 April – 30 September
2015 inclusive that are marketed and operated by Virgin Australia on
which Velocity Points can be earned and booked in a fare class that
normally earns Points. Codeshare flights marketed or operated by partner
airlines are excluded from this promotion. For example if you book a
one-way flight from Sydney to New York City you will not earn bonus
Points on your Los Angeles – New York City flight, which is operated by
Delta Air Lines. Velocity Reward Seat bookings are also excluded. Bonus
Points earned are in addition to any Points ordinarily earned and will
be applied to base Points only. Any applicable tier bonus earned will
not attract bonus Points as a result of this offer. Bonus Points will be
applied to the originally purchased fare class and any upgrades will
not attract bonus Points as a result of this offer. For multiple guests
listed on the same booking for an eligible flight, each guest must
separately register their Velocity membership number online to be
eligible for the offer.You should allow up to 4 weeks after your
eligible activity for the bonus Points to be allocated. Normal Velocity
rules apply to retrospective claims which must be raised within 6 months
from date of flight. For successful retrospective claims please allow 4
weeks from the time the flight appears in your membership account for
the bonus Points to be allocated.

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