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Upgrade Options for Velocity Members

UpgradeMe

Virgin Australia’s upgrade request suite, UpgradeMe, is designed to give you a variety of opportunities to experience the comfort and style of our Premium Economy and Business Class cabins.

The UpgradeMe suite includes our innovative request system, UpgradeMe Premium Bid. Use UpgradeMe Premium Bid to make an offer, of an amount of your choosing, for the chance to upgrade to a higher cabin class.

UpgradeMe Premium Bid complements Velocity Frequent Flyer’s existing upgrades options, including upgrade using Points via UpgradeMe Points, and complimentary fare upgrades via UpgradeMe Platinum Member Offer.

How you can upgrade with Virgin Australia
 

Velocity Membership Upgrade Options~
UpgradeMe Points* UpgradeMe Platinum Member Offer*
Domestic Flight Upgrades at the Virgin Australia lounge* UpgradeMe Premium Bid
Platinum

Yes

Request to upgrade using Points across the entire Virgin Australia network. View full details

Yes

Each membership year you are entitled to four complimentary confirmed domestic upgrades, when you purchase a Flexi fare. View full details.

Yes

Request Domestic Flight Upgrades at the Virgin Australia lounge before your flight. View full details.

Yes

Make an offer through UpgradeMe Premium Bid for the chance to upgrade. View full details.

Gold

Yes

Request to upgrade using Points across the Virgin Australia network. View full details.

No

Yes

Request Domestic Flight Upgrades at the Virgin Australia lounge before your flight. View full details.

Yes

Make an offer through UpgradeMe Premium Bid for the chance to upgrade. View full details.

Silver

Yes

Request to upgrade using Points on Virgin Australia domestic and international short haul flights. View full details.

No

Yes

Lounge members can request Domestic Flight Upgrades at the Virgin Australia lounge before flights. View full details.

Yes

Make an offer through UpgradeMe Premium Bid for the chance to upgrade. View full details.

Red

Yes

Request to upgrade using Points on Virgin Australia domestic and international short haul flights. View full details.
 

No

Yes

Lounge members can request Domestic Flight Upgrades at the Virgin Australia lounge before flights. View full details.

Yes

Make an offer through UpgradeMe Premium Bid for the chance to upgrade. View full details.
 

Non-member No
 
No
 
No
 

Yes

Make an offer through UpgradeMe Premium Bid. View full details.

 

~Only available on flights marketed and operated by Virgin Australia, and issued on Virgin Australia ticket stock featuring a ticket number beginning with “795.” Note: Velocity members earn Points and Status Credits based on fare class originally purchased rather than the upgraded class of travel.

*All confirmed Points and complimentary upgrades are subject to availability at time of request and the Velocity terms and conditions.

Find out more about how you can upgrade your next Virgin Australia flight.

View Velocity-specific UpgradeMe Frequently Asked Questions.