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International Short Haul

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Seat and Bag Fare 

Available on flights to Rarotonga, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu

Seat and Bag fares include one piece of checked baggage up to 23kg. When flying on a Seat and Bag fare there are restrictions on changes and cancellations which are subject to fees. Seat and Bag fares are non-refundable.

In the Air

Cabin Class

Economy

Food and Drink

Tea/coffee/water included. Food available for purchase.

Extra Legroom

Seating with additional legroom can be purchased.

In flight Entertainment

Virgin Australia offers a variety of in-flight entertainment options dependent on the route flown, aircraft type and availability. Find out more about our entertainment options on international short haul flights.

 

On The Ground

Baggage

Includes 7kg carry-on baggage.

1 Piece of 23kg checked baggage allowance included. Guests have the option to purchase up to 2 pieces of additional checked baggage at 23kg each. Additional pieces can be purchased during booking, online under ‘Manage Booking’, via the Guest Contact Centre (GCC) or at the airport for a higher rate.

Access to the Virgin Australia lounge

No

 

Fare Rules

Changes

Name Changes
Not permitted

Flight Time and Date Changes
Permitted up to 24 hours prior to the flight
Guests can change flight bookings by paying a change fee and any difference in price between the original and new fare. Changes after this time are not permitted.

Infants (under 2 years) without a seat will not incur a change fee. Infants (under 2 years) with a seat and children (2-11 years inclusive) will be required to pay the corresponding change fee and any difference in price between the original and new fare.

Cancellations and No-shows

Cancellations
Permitted up to 24 hours prior to the flight
Guests who cancel bookings up to 24 hours before flight departure will incur a cancellation fee. A credit for the balance will be issued. Credits must be used within 12 months of the date the credit was issued.

Infants (under 2 years) without a seat will not incur a cancellation fee. Infants (under 2 years) with a seat and children (2-11 years inclusive) will be required to pay the corresponding cancellation fee.

No-shows 
Guests who check in, but do not fly, will not be eligible for a credit.

Credits and Refunds

Guests, who cancel their flight in accordance with fare rules, can receive a credit for the value of the original fare (less any fee payable).

Refunds are not available.

Payment

Instant payment required.

 

Velocity Frequent Flyer

Velocity Points and Status Credits

Earn Velocity Points for every dollar you spend on your flight and Status Credits based on fare class and miles flown.

Platinum, Gold and Silver Velocity members earn a Points bonus on top of the base Points earned.

View more information on Velocity Points and Status Credits.

 

Children and Infants

Children and Infants Charges

Infant (under 2 years without a seat) seat is charged at 10% of the full fare (excluding taxes, fees and surcharges) if they do not occupy a seat.

Infant (under 2 years with a seat) is charged at full price.

Child (2-11 years inclusive) is charged at full price

 

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Saver Fare 

Available on flights to Bali, Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, Fiji, Port Moresby and Solomon Islands

This is our standard Economy fare. Saver fares include one piece of baggage up to 23kg. When flying on a Saver fare there are restrictions on changes and cancellations which are subject to fees. Saver fares are non-refundable. 

In The Air

Cabin Class

Economy

Food and Drink

 

All economy guests receive complimentary food and selected beverages. Additional food and beverages available for purchase onboard, subject to availability.

 

Extra Legroom

Seating with additional legroom can be purchased.

In flight Entertainment

Virgin Australia offers a variety of in-flight entertainment options dependent on the route flown, aircraft type and availability. Find out more about our entertainment options on international short haul flights.

 

On the Ground

Baggage

Includes 7kg carry-on baggage.

1 Piece of 23kg checked baggage allowance included. Guests have the option to purchase up to 2 additional bags at 23kg each. Additional pieces can be purchased during booking, online under ‘Manage Booking’, via the Guest Contact Centre (GCC) or at the airport for a higher rate.

Access to the Virgin Australia lounge

No

 

Fare Rules

Changes

Name Changes
Not permitted.

Flight Time and Date Changes
Permitted up to 24 hours prior to the flight
Guests can change flight bookings by paying a change fee and any difference in price between the original and new fare. Changes after this time are not permitted.

Infants (under 2 years) without a seat will not incur a change fee. Infants (under 2 years) with a seat and children (2-11 years inclusive) will be required to pay the corresponding change fee and any difference in price between the original and new fare.

Cancellations and No-shows

Cancellations
Permitted up to 24 hours prior to the flight.
Guests who cancel bookings up to 24 hours before flight departure will incur a cancellation fee. A credit for the balance will be issued. Credits must be used within 12 months of the date the credit was issued.

Infants (under 2 years) without a seat will not incur a cancellation fee. Infants (under 2 years) with a seat and children (2-11 years inclusive) will be required to pay the corresponding cancellation fee.

No-shows 
Guests who check in, but do not fly, will not be eligible for a credit.

Credits and Refunds

Guests, who cancel their flight in accordance with fare rules, can receive a credit for the value of the original fare (less any fee payable).

Refunds are not available.

Payment

Instant payment required.

 

Velocity Points and Status Credits

Velocity Points and Status Credits based on fare class and miles flown.

Platinum, Gold and Silver Velocity members earn a Points bonus on top of the base Points earned.

View more information on Velocity Points and Status Credits.

 

Children and Infants

Children and Infants Charges

Infant (under 2 years without a seat) seat is charged at 10% of the full fare (excluding taxes, fees and surcharges) if they do not occupy a seat.

Infant (under 2 years with a seat) seat is charged at 75% of the full fare (excluding taxes, fees and surcharges).

Child (2-11 years inclusive) seat is charged at 75% of the full fare (excluding taxes, fees and surcharges).

All Children (2-11 years) must occupy their own seat.

 

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Flexi Fare 

This is our fully flexible Economy fare. Flexi fares give you the flexibility to make flight changes up to 24 hours after departure without incurring change fees – you only pay the difference between the old and new fares. When flying on a Flexi fare you will benefit from a checked baggage allowance of up to 23kg, and complimentary food and drinks package onboard. Flexi fares are refundable, subject to fees.

In The Air

Cabin Class

Economy

Food and Drink

Food and drinks package included.

Additional food and beverage available for purchase onboard.

Extra Legroom

Seating with additional legroom can be purchased.

In flight Entertainment

Virgin Australia offers a variety of in-flight entertainment options dependent on the route flown, aircraft type and availability. Find out more about our entertainment options on international short haul flights.

 

On the Ground

Baggage

7kg carry-on baggage.

1 Piece of 23kg checked baggage allowance included. Guests have the option to purchase up to 2 additional bags at 23kg each. Additional pieces can be purchased during booking, online under ‘Manage Booking’, via the Guest Contact Centre (GCC) or at the airport for a higher rate.

Access to the Virgin Australia lounge

No

 

Fare Rules

Changes

Name Changes 
Not permitted.

Flight Time and Date Changes
Flights booked via our website, mobile website or downloadable mobile application can be changed online or via the application up to 60 minutes prior to scheduled departure; or via the GCC up to flight departure.
No change fee is applicable. Any difference in price between the original and new fare must be paid.

Infants (under 2 years) without a seat will not incur a change fee. Infants (under 2 years) with a seat and children (2-11 years inclusive) will be required to pay the corresponding change fee and any difference in price between the original and new fare.

Cancellations and No-shows

Cancellations
Permitted up to 24 hours prior to the flight
Guests can cancel bookings up to 24 hours after flight departure, by paying a cancellation fee. A credit for the balance will be issued. Credits must be used within 12 months of the date that original flight was purchased.

Flights booked via our website, mobile website or downloadable mobile application can be cancelled: online or via the application up to 60 minutes prior to scheduled departure; or via the GCC up to 24 hours after the flight.

Infants (under 2 years) without a seat will not incur a cancellation fee. Infants (under 2 years) with a seat and children (2-11 years inclusive) will be required to pay the corresponding cancellation fee.

No-shows
Guests who check in, but do not fly, will not be eligible for a refund or credit.

Credits and Refunds

Guests, who cancel their flight in accordance with fare rules, can elect to receive either a credit or a refund.

Credits or refunds will be for the value of the original fare (less any fee payable).

Note: Refunds are not available for all forms of payment.  Refunds are available via the GCC. Conditions apply – please refer General Information above.

Payment

Instant payment required.

 

Velocity Frequent Flyer

Velocity Points and Status Credits

Velocity Points and Status Credits based on fare class and miles flown.

Platinum, Gold and Silver Velocity members earn a Points bonus on top of the base Points earned.

More information on Velocity Points and Status Credits.

 

Children and Infants

Children and Infants Charges

Infant (under 2 years without a seat) seat is charged at 10% of the full fare (excluding taxes, fees and surcharges) if they do not occupy a seat.

Infant (under 2 years with a seat) seat is charged at 75% of the full fare (excluding taxes, fees and surcharges).

Child (2-11 years inclusive) seat is charged at 75% of the full fare (excluding taxes, fees and surcharges).

All Children (2-11 years) must occupy their own seat.

 

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Business Class Fare

This is our fully flexible Business fare. Business fares include luxuries such as wider seat, extra legroom, 2 pieces of baggage up to 32kg each, in-flight entertainment, a premium dining experience, Priority Check-in and exclusive access to the Virgin Australia lounge. Guests flying Business can also make flight changes up to 24hrs after departure without incurring fees. Business fares are fully refundable (excluding Business Class Sale fares).

 

In the Air

Cabin Class

Business Class cabin

Food and Drink

Full premium dining experience from our exclusive Business Class menu.

Extra Legroom

Additional leg room included in business class cabin.

In flight Entertainment

Virgin Australia offers a variety of in-flight entertainment options dependent on the route flown, aircraft type and availability. Find out more about our entertainment options on international short haul flights.

 

On the Ground

Priority Check-in

Yes

Baggage

7kg carry-on baggage.

2 Pieces of 32kg checked baggage allowance included . Guests have the option to purchase multiple additional bags at 23kg each. Additional pieces can be purchased during booking, online under ‘Manage booking’, via the Guest Contact Centre or at the airport for a higher rate.

Access to the Virgin Australia lounge

No

 

Fare Rules

Changes

Name Changes
Not permitted.

Flight Time and Date Changes
Permitted up to 24 hours after the flight
No change fee is applicable. Any difference in price between the original and new fare must be paid.

Infants (under 2 years) without a seat will not incur a change fee. Infants (under 2 years) with a seat and children (2-11 years inclusive) will be required to pay the corresponding change fee and any difference in price between the original and new fare.

Cancellations and No-shows

Cancellations
Permitted up to 24 hours after the flight
A refund or a credit for the balance will be issued. Credits must be used within 12 months of the date the credit was issued. This excludes Business Class Sale fares.

Flights booked via our website, mobile website or downloadable mobile application can be cancelled: online or via the application up to 60 minutes prior to scheduled departure; or via the GCC up to 24 hours after the flight.

Infants (under 2 years) without a seat will not incur a cancellation fee. Infants (under 2 years) with a seat and children (2-11 years inclusive) will be required to pay the corresponding cancellation fee.

No-shows
Guests who check in, but do not fly, will not be eligible for a refund or credit.

Credits and Refunds

Guests, who cancel their flight in accordance with fare rules, can elect to receive either a credit or a refund. This excludes Business Class Sale fares.

Credits or refunds will be for the value of the original fare.

Note: Refunds are not available for all forms of payment.

Refunds are available via the GCC. Conditions apply – please refer General Information above.

Payment

Instant payment required.

 

Velocity Frequent Flyer

Velocity Points and Status Credits

Velocity Points and Status Credits based on fare class and miles flown.

Platinum, Gold and Silver Velocity members earn a Points bonus on top of the base Points earned.

See more information on Velocity Points and Status Credits.

 

Children and Infants

Children and Infants Charges

Infant (under 2 years without a seat) seat is charged at 10% of the full fare (excluding taxes, fees and surcharges) if they do not occupy a seat.

Infant (under 2 years with a seat) seat is charged at 75% of the full fare (excluding taxes, fees and surcharges).

Child (2-11 years inclusive) seat is charged at 75% of the full fare (excluding taxes, fees and surcharges).

All Children (2-11 years) must occupy their own seat.