Experience

Airport Lounges

Welcome to the Virgin Australia lounge

Removed from the hustle and bustle of Australian airports, the Virgin Australia lounge is the perfect place to work, socialise or unwind in comfort.

Featuring a great selection of complimentary benefits – such as a Luke Mangan designed buffet menu, premium wines, business services, news and entertainment – our lounges are stylish and practical spaces, designed to cater to your moods and purposes. Add our brilliant people, and you will see that we have truly brought the romance back to flying.

The Virgin Australia lounge - a reason to arrive at the airport early.

Experience the lounge for yourself with our Google walk through below.
 

 

Important News:

From the 13 January 2014, non-Velocity and non-Virgin Australia lounge members can purchase Single Entry to the lounge on the day of travel with a valid Virgin Australia boarding pass for $65. Payable at lounge reception by credit card only and can only be used a maximum of 2 hours before departure time. Available for domestic lounges only and does not include partner or international lounges. Subject to space availability.

Velocity members can also purchase Single Entries via the Reward store using points. Reward store purchases using points cannot be made at lounge reception. Single Entries purchased via the Reward store can only be used a maximum of 2 hours before departure time on the day of travel and must be presented with a valid Virgin Australia boarding pass. Available for domestic lounges only and does not include partner and international lounges. Subject to space availability. Purchase via the Reward Store.

Virgin Australia lounge Benefits

Not only is our lounge a comfortable place to work, relax and socialise, it also offers a great variety of benefits and inclusions. Make your next trip to the airport an enjoyable one, experience all that the Virgin Australia lounge has to offer.

Extended Lounge Network

Virgin Australia lounge members enjoy reciprocal access to Air New Zealand lounges prior to Trans Tasman and domestic New Zealand flight departures^^+.

International lounge access at selected ports is also available to Velocity Platinum and Gold members and international long haul Business Class guests.

Dedicated Check-in

Spend more time relaxing. Guests travelling with carry-on baggage only can bypass the queues and check in at the Virgin Australia lounge.

Velocity Platinum and Gold members, partner airline reciprocal status members, and Business Class and Premium Economy guests benefit from a more streamlined and fast-tracked security screening and entry process with exclusive access to:

  • Sydney lounge Premium Entry and Premium Valet – when travelling with carry-on baggage only
  • Melbourne Priority Screening security lane
  • Express Entry priority queue in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane lounge receptions

Virgin Australia lounge Lifetime members also have access to Sydney lounge Premium Entry.

Note: Please ensure you check in at least 30 minutes before your flight departure.

Flight Information and Services

Large flight information display screens show departures and arrivals information, and boarding announcements are made by Virgin Australia team members.

For assistance with flight changes, seat allocations and general information please talk to a Virgin Australia team member or visit our dedicated service desks – available at Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane lounges.

Complimentary Food and Beverages

Stop in and enjoy barista coffee^. Treat yourself to quality snacks and cold drinks at any time of the day. Stay a little longer and enjoy our Luke Mangan designed breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets – the menu changes monthly, and rotates throughout our lounges. Or relax and unwind with your choice of boutique premium wines and refreshing ales, available from 11.00am daily.

Bathroom Facilities

Shower facilities are available in our lounges^. Please see a team member at reception or at the service desk for complimentary towels and amenities. Enjoy a little extra luxury with beautiful "orglamic" Australian made and owned skincare products by GROWN – available in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane bathrooms and showers. Baby change tables and disabled toilet facilities are also available in our lounges^.

Your Choice of Zones and Experience

The Virgin Australia lounge is a stylish and functional space, designed to cater for guests’ moods and purposes. Whether you are: travelling alone, with family, or with a colleague; visiting for a quick coffee, to freshen up, enjoy a working lunch, or celebratory drink at the end of the day; or just seeking a haven in which to escape and relax, we can accommodate for your individual needs.

Information and Entertainment

Catch up on the latest news and events with:

  • State-of-the-art, high definition flat screen TVs with FOXTEL/AUSTAR and free-to-air programs
  • Complimentary WiFi access, power and data throughout the lounge
  • Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) feeds*
  • A selection of daily newspapers and the latest business, sport, fashion, leisure and lifestyle magazines
  • Complimentary access to over 2,000 newspapers and magazines digitally, from 95 countries, in 55 different languages, through the collaboration between Virgin Australia and Press Reader

Business Facilities and Services

The Virgin Australia lounge is the perfect place to catch up on work, or with colleagues. Our lounges offer:

  • Arm chair comfort with complimentary WiFi access, power and data
  • Informal communal tables and work areas
  • Individual workstations and desktop computers with Microsoft Office software
  • Local phone calls, and printing, fax and photocopying facilities
  • Mobile phone charging facilities in selected lounges

Private Meeting Rooms

Selected Virgin Australia lounges have private meeting rooms that are available for hire seven days a week, during lounge opening hours.

Meeting rooms can be booked by Velocity Platinum and Gold members and Virgin Australia lounge members. Rates are listed below, and are inclusive of food and beverages:

Membership Status

Hourly Rate

Day Rate (6+ Hours)

Included Attendees

Additional Attendees

Velocity Platinum members (MKY, CBR, OOL, PER and CNS lounge only)

$50.00

$300.00

Member, plus three additional guests

$65.00 each

Velocity Platinum members (MEL lounge only)

$100.00

$600.00

Member, plus three additional guests

$65.00 each

Virgin Australia lounge members, Velocity Gold members (MKY, CBR, OOL, PER and CNS lounge only)

$50.00

$300.00

Member, plus three additional guests

$65.00 each

Virgin Australia lounge members, Velocity Gold members (MEL lounge only)

$100.00

$600.00

Member, plus one additional guest

$65.00 each

 

How to Book a Meeting Room

To book a meeting room please contact one of our team members at your desired location.

Note: Meeting room bookings are subject to availability and the Virgin Australia lounge Terms and Conditions. Meeting rooms are currently not available in the Virgin Australia Adelaide, Brisbane and Sydney lounges.

Note: Virgin Australia does not provide luggage storage facilities.

* Products and services available in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane lounges only.
^ Products and services are not available in Mackay.
^^ Virgin Australia lounge members must be travelling on a Trans Tasman journey with either Virgin Australia or Air New Zealand - or domestic Air New Zealand flight to access Air New Zealand lounges.
+ Air New Zealand lounge access is not permitted for flights other than flights between Australia and New Zealand i.e. flights to the Pacific Islands, Bali and Papua New Guinea.

 

Entry to the Virgin Australia lounge

Located at Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Canberra, Mackay and Gold Coast domestic airports, the Virgin Australia lounge is open seven days a week – from 45 minutes prior to our first flight departure, until our last flight is called for boarding.

Note: Access to the Virgin Australia lounge is for eligible members and guests travelling on onward domestic Virgin Australia flights or Trans Tasman Air New Zealand flights. Access is not available when travelling internationally with Virgin Australia, and is subject to Terms and Conditions and the Virgin Australia lounge rules.

Members

If you are a Virgin Australia lounge member or Velocity Platinum or Gold member, present your membership card and your flight itinerary (or boarding pass) – for onward domestic travel with Virgin Australia on the day – for access to the Virgin Australia lounge.

Subject to space availability, Velocity Platinum and Gold members can access the Virgin Australia lounge on arrival with an eligible day of travel Virgin Australia or partner airline itinerary (or boarding pass).

Lifetime lounge members and Velocity Platinum and Gold members can also access the lounge via Self Service Entry, which are located in the reception of each lounge. Simply tap or swipe your card and follow the prompts for streamlined lounge entry.

For more information on additional benefits available to Velocity Platinum, Gold and Silver members please visit Velocity’s benefits-at-a-glance

Virgin Australia international long haul Business Class guests and Velocity Platinum and Gold Members can access selected international airport lounge locations operated by airline partners when travelling internationally.

Introducing the Virgin Australia lounge Membership Card

To make your membership more easily identifiable, and streamline your access to Virgin Australia domestic lounges when flying on our network and when enjoying reciprocal access to selected Air New Zealand lounges, we have introduced the Virgin Australia lounge membership card.

To ensure that you receive your lounge membership card, log into your Velocity account and confirm that your postal address is up to date.

Note: The new Virgin Australia lounge membership card does not replace the Velocity membership card, which is used to access other Velocity Benefits.

Members’ Guests

Virgin Australia lounge members and Velocity Gold members may invite one accompanying guest to the Virgin Australia lounge at no charge. Guests do not need to be travelling with Virgin Australia to join members. Additional guests will be charged $65 at the lounge reception.

Velocity Platinum members may be accompanied by up to three guests at no charge.

Non-Members

Non-Members (non-Velocity and non-Virgin Australia lounge members) travelling with Virgin Australia can purchase Single Entry to the lounge on the day of travel with a valid Virgin Australia boarding pass for $65. Payable at lounge reception by credit card only and can only be used a maximum of 2 hours before departure time. Available for domestic lounges only and does not include partner or international lounges. Subject to space availability.

Children

Children, under 18 years of age, are welcome in the Virgin Australia lounge, but must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or guardian.

Virgin Australia lounge and Velocity Platinum and Gold members, can bring up to two children aged three to 12 years – in addition to their guest allowance – into the lounge at no cost. There is no charge for infants two years of age and under.

Fast-tracked Access for Premium Guests

Virgin Australia Business Class guests, Velocity Platinum and Gold members, and partner airline reciprocal status members receive complimentary access to the Virgin Australia lounge, and benefit from a more streamlined, fast-tracked security screening and entry process at selected airports:

  • Sydney lounge Premium Entry and Premium Valet – when travelling with carry-on baggage only
  • Melbourne Priority Screening security lane
  • Express Entry priority queue in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane lounge receptions

Virgin Australia lounge Lifetime members also have access to Sydney lounge Premium Entry

Extended Lounge Network 

Virgin Australia lounge members have reciprocal access to Air New Zealand lounges^^ in Australia and New Zealand. This gives guests a total of 24 lounges to relax in comfort prior to Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand Trans Tasman and domestic flight departures. 

Note:

  • Reciprocal access applies to Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand owned and operated lounges only. Access to partner and contract lounges is not available. E.g. Access to Air New Zealand contract lounges in Adelaide and Perth for Velocity Platinum and Gold members and Virgin Australia lounge members is not available.
  • Air New Zealand lounge access is not permitted when flying on flights other than flights between Australia and New Zealand, i.e. flights to the Pacific Islands, Bali and Papua New Guinea.
  • Eligible members and guests will be given applicable documentation to enter regional Koru lounges at the Air New Zealand check-in counters in these ports.

Virgin Australia international long haul Business Class guests and Velocity Platinum and Gold members can access selected international airport lounge locations operated by airline partners when travelling internationally.

* Subject to space availability
+ Air New Zealand lounge access is not permitted for flights other than flights between Australia and New Zealand, i.e., flights to the Pacific Islands, Bali and Papua New Guinea.
^^ Virgin Australia lounge members must be travelling on a Trans Tasman journey with either Virgin Australia or Air New Zealand, or domestic Air New Zealand flight to access Air New Zealand lounges.

Virgin Australia lounge Prices and Membership 

As the world gets busier and busier, it is more important than ever to make the business of travelling as relaxing as possible. The Virgin Australia lounge has been designed with our guests’ individual needs in mind, and provides a stylish and practical space in which to work, socialise or unwind in comfort prior to Virgin Australia flights.

Invest in a Virgin Australia lounge membership and secure access to our secluded airport haven.

Virgin Australia lounge benefits include:

  • A Luke Mangan designed buffet menu
  • Premium wine and beer selection after 11am
  • All-day barista coffee and snacks
  • Business services, complimentary WiFi, private meeting rooms at selected lounges available for hire at competitive rates, communal spaces and quiet areas
  • News and entertainment
  • Professional, personalised and friendly service
  • Complimentary guest allowance of one adult and two children (aged 2–12yrs)
  • Reciprocal access^^+ to Air New Zealand lounges in Australia and New Zealand when flying Trans Tasman and within New Zealand.

Virgin Australia lounge Lifetime members also have access to Sydney lounge Premium Entry.

& Virgin Australia lounge members must be travelling on a Trans Tasman journey with either Virgin Australia or Air New Zealand, or domestic Air New Zealand flight to access Air New Zealand lounges. Air New Zealand lounge access is not permitted when flying on Virgin Australia international short haul flights, e.g. Pacific Islands, Bali and Papua New Guinea. 
^^ Virgin Australia lounge members must be travelling on a Trans Tasman journey with either Virgin Australia or Air New Zealand, or domestic Air New Zealand flight to access Air New Zealand lounges
^ Barista service is not available in Mackay, instead a self-service coffee machine is provided.

Annual Membership

  Joining Fee* Membership Fee
Velocity Red member

$330

$420
Velocity Silver member Waived $300

Lifetime Membership**

  Joining Fee* Membership Fee
Lifetime member Waived $9,750
Senior~ Lifetime member Waived $6,750

 

Contact your Virgin Australia Account Manager or email Virgin Australia's Sales Support team for your state to enquire about Annual and Multi-year membership options for multiple-member enrolment. 

Fees quoted are in AUD, inclusive of GST. All Virgin Australia lounge members must be aged 18 years or over, and be a member of Velocity Frequent Flyer, the loyalty program of Virgin Australia.

* Joining fee applies to both new memberships; and lapsed membership if not renewed within 30 days of the expiry date.
~ Aged 60 years or over at the time of Lifetime Membership purchase, proof of age required.
** Membership is not available for online purchase or renewal at this time.

Membership and access is subject to the Virgin Australia lounge is subject to Terms and Conditions and Rules, as amended from time to time.

Join, Purchase or Renew

To join the Virgin Australia lounge you must be a member of Virgin Australia's frequent flyer program, Velocity. Join Velocity for free online.

To purchase or renew Annual membership log into your Velocity account.

You can redeem Velocity Points to join the Virgin Australia lounge - or renew your Annual membership.

To purchase a Lifetime membership please contact the Virgin Australia lounge team on 1300 287 202 during business hours, or email thelounge@virginaustralia.com.

Corporate, Government and Industry Deals

Discounted membership and joining fees may be available to companies, agencies, departments and associations that enrol multiple individuals in the Virgin Australia lounge program.

If your employer has been issued with a scheme rate to the Virgin Australia lounge and you wish to purchase or renew your Annual membership under this rate, please contact the Scheme Coordinator within your organisation.

For more information regarding a new scheme or your current lounge rate, please contact your Virgin Australia Account Manager or email Virgin Australia's Sales Support team for your state.

Guest Entry lounge passes can be purchased at a cost of $65 at the Virgin Australia lounge reception, by lounge members and Velocity Platinum and Gold members, when bringing additional guests beyond their existing allocation into the lounge. Other Virgin Australia guests (non-Virgin Australia lounge and non-Velocity members) can purchase Single Entry to the lounge on the day of travel with a valid Virgin Australia boarding pass for $65. All Single Entries payable at lounge reception by credit card only and can only be used a maximum of 2 hours before departure time. Available for domestic lounges only and does not include partner or international lounges. Subject to space availability.

Note: A Single and Guest Entry (including Single Entry that is provided to Velocity Silver members on achieving and maintaining Silver Status) is not valid for international lounge entry and cannot be used when flying internationally with Virgin Australia, or at partner airline lounges.

Velocity members can also purchase Single Entries via the Reward store using points. Reward store purchases using points cannot be made at lounge reception. Single Entries purchased via the Reward store can only be used a maximum of 2 hours before departure time on the day of travel and must be presented with a valid Virgin Australia boarding pass. Available for domestic lounges only and does not include partner and international lounges. Subject to space availability. Purchase via the Reward Store.

Lounge membership and entry is subject to Virgin Australia lounge Terms and Conditions and Rules, as amended from time to time.

Join, Purchase or Renew

To join the Virgin Australia lounge you must be a member of Virgin Australia's frequent flyer program, Velocity. Join Velocity for free online.

To purchase or renew Annual membership login with your Velocity account.

You can redeem Velocity Points to join the Virgin Australia lounge or renew your Annual membership.

To purchase Lifetime membership contact the Virgin Australia lounge team on 1300 287 202 during business hours, or email thelounge@virginaustralia.com.

Guest Entry lounge passes can be purchased at a cost of $65 at the Virgin Australia lounge reception, by lounge members and Velocity Platinum and Gold members, when bringing additional guests beyond their existing allocation into the lounge. Other Virgin Australia guests (non-Virgin Australia lounge and non-Velocity members) can purchase Single Entry to the lounge on the day of travel with a valid Virgin Australia boarding pass for $65. All Single Entries payable at lounge reception by credit card only and can only be used a maximum of 2 hours before departure time. Available for domestic lounges only and does not include partner or international lounges. Subject to space availability.

Velocity members can also purchase Single Entries via the Reward store using points. Reward store purchases using points cannot be made at lounge reception. Single Entries purchased via the Reward store can only be used a maximum of 2 hours before departure time on the day of travel and must be presented with a valid Virgin Australia boarding pass. Available for domestic lounges only and does not include partner and international lounges. Subject to space availability. Purchase via the Reward Store.

Lounge membership and entry is subject to Virgin Australia lounge Terms and Conditions and Rules, as amended from time to time.
 

Opening Hours

The Virgin Australia lounge is open seven days a week, from 45 minutes prior to the first Virgin Australia departure, until the last Virgin Australia flight is called for boarding.

The Virgin Australia Perth Terminal 2 lounge is open Monday to Friday.

Locations

Virgin Australia lounges

LoungeLocationTelephone Number
Virgin Australia lounge AdelaideVirgin Australia Terminal
Adelaide Domestic Airport
Departures level, Opposite Gate 18
+61 8 8238 7556
Virgin Australia lounge BrisbaneVirgin Australia Terminal
Brisbane Domestic Airport
Opposite Gate 41
+61 7 3114 4220
Virgin Australia lounge CairnsVirgin Australia Terminal
Cairns Domestic Airport
Through security, escalator to Level 1 and follow signage down the corridor to lounge entry.
+61 7 4035 9396
Virgin Australia lounge CanberraVirgin Australia Terminal
Canberra Domestic Airport
Level 3, Western Concourse Terminal
Terminal Circuit
+61 2 6212 6910
Virgin Australia lounge Gold CoastVirgin Australia Terminal
Gold Coast Domestic Airport
Southern end of terminal adjacent to Gates 1 and 2
+61 7 5688 6780
Virgin Australia lounge MackayVirgin Australia Terminal
Mackay Domestic Airport
Through security on the ground floor
+61 7 4953 3765
Virgin Australia lounge Melbourne

Virgin Australia Terminal
Melbourne Domestic Terminal 3
Down check-in escalators, turn left before security

+61 3 8306 6581
Virgin Australia lounge Perth

Virgin Australia Terminal
Perth Airport Terminal 3
Immediately through security on the ground floor

Perth Airport Terminal 2
Through security on the ground floor, turn left and follow signage to lounge entry

+61 8 947 57921 

 

+61 8 9277 1666

Virgin Australia lounge Sydney

Virgin Australia Terminal
Sydney Domestic Airport
Through security, immediately to your right or via escalator from the food court on the concourse level.

Select guests can also access Sydney Lounge Premium Entry and Premium Valet, with direct kerbside lounge access at the western end of Terminal 2 on Departures Road.

+61 2 9352 7667


Note: Meeting rooms are currently not available in the Virgin Australia Adelaide, Brisbane and Sydney lounges. 

International Lounge Access

International Lounge access varies significantly according to destination, operating airline, membership status and fare class.

Please confirm your international lounge access eligibility.

Contact Us

For more information and assistance on how to use your Virgin Australia corporate, government or industry lounge scheme, please contact the Virgin Australia lounge team on 1300 287 202, during business hours Monday to Friday, or email thelounge@virginaustralia.com.

Feedback

At Virgin Australia we pride ourselves in delivering the highest standard of service, and value your feedback. Please contact our Guest Relations department with any compliments or complaints using our Feedback Form.

Postal Address:

Guest Relations
Virgin Australia Airlines
PO Box 1034
Spring Hill QLD 4004

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