We are proud to offer you several opportunities to upgrade, so that you can experience the comfort and inclusions of our Premium Economy and Business Class cabins.


UpgradeMe Premium Bid 

Virgin Australia guests with an eligible fare may be able to submit an offer for the chance to upgrade to a higher cabin class on eligible Virgin Australia flights. 

You will be emailed about the success of your upgrade at least one day prior to your flight departure date. 

Check your eligibility for UpgradeMe Premium Bid.


UpgradeMe Buy Now

Virgin Australia guests with an eligible domestic fare may be able to purchase an upgrade into a higher cabin class on eligible Virgin Australia flights. 

UpgradeMe Buy Now is confirmed once payment is made and an email confirmation will be sent. 

Check your eligibility for UpgradeMe Premium Bid.


UpgradeMe Points and Platinum Member Offer

If you’re a Velocity member travelling in an eligible fare class, you can upgrade on Virgin Australia Domestic or International Short Haul flights. Gold and Platinum members can also upgrade on Virgin Australia International Long Haul flights.

If you’re a Velocity Platinum member travelling on a Freedom fare, you can use Velocity Points or one of your four complimentary upgrade credits to request an upgrade to Business Class when travelling on Virgin Australia Domestic or International Short Haul flights.

Find out more about how you can take advantage of UpgradeMe Points or complimentary fare upgrades via the Velocity Frequent Flyer website.