Velocity Frequent Flyer

Aviation

Velocity celebrates 10 million members with biggest-ever combined giveaway

The battle for frequent flyer supremacy continues apace, with Virgin’s Velocity announcing a giveaway so huge that it might sway Alan Joyce to become a member.

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Velocity Frequent Flyer hikes carrier charges

by Huntley Mitchell

Were you only just raving about Velocity’s low carrier charges? Well, prepare to start ranting after reading this.

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Virgin forks out $700m in attempt to fully reclaim Velocity Frequent Flyer

by Huntley Mitchell

Meanwhile, Travel Weekly’s editor has exuberantly forked out $7 for a macadamia milk latte this morning. He now has no money for lunch.

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Aviation wrap: Qantas’ new route, Suits star cast for Air NZ safety video, Harvey Milk terminal opens + MORE!

Strap yourself in and get ready to take off on a journey full of new routes, updated menus, increased flight availability and fresh codeshares! It makes for much better reading than it sounds. We promise.

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Road & Rail

Road & rail wrap: Ola and Velocity Frequent Flyer’s new deal, Rail Europe to empower agents + MORE!

Despite popular belief, Travel Weekly’s road and rail wrap does, on the off-hand, share updates on the road sector (when Thomas & Friends aren’t holding us to ransom).

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Virgin confirms frequent flyer partner is seeking exit

by Huntley Mitchell

It’s been speculated for months, and now Virgin Australia has finally confirmed that the co-investor of its Velocity Frequent Flyer program is looking to offload its stake.

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Virgin tweaks frequent flyer experience following billboard mockery of Qantas

by Christian Fleetwood

You can almost hear Qantas staff hurriedly putting together the airline’s own cheeky billboard upon receipt of this news.

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Virgin mocks Qantas with “Huge news” billboard

by Ali Coulton

Australia’s favourite rivalry is at it again as Virgin takes aim at Qantas’ “huge” frequent flyer overhaul with a very cheeky billboard.

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Virgin warns of dour FY19 result, as speculation around Velocity sale swirls

by Huntley Mitchell

This story is equal parts fact and speculation, so it’s probably best that you only believe half of it.

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Velocity’s Steve Baird kicks off Travel DAZE: “We needed to stand out from the crowd”

by Lauren Croft

Travel DAZE 2018 is here, people! Our very first speaker of the day was none other than Steve Baird from Velocity Frequent Flyer; and our fifth coffee for the day was a mocha.

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Tourism

Home loan or holiday? Here’s how you can have both

by Laine Fullerton

If you’re addicted to smashed avocado and impulsively pour your savings down the drain, then perhaps this story is for you.

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Velocity FF intern accidentally gives away 1bn points

When our intern ate our leftover risotto we made them wash the dishes for a month. Seems a bit harsh in comparison to what Virgin did to their intern.

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