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accelerate - Business Program

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Virgin Australia accelerate is our free to join air travel program for businesses who spend up to $300,000 per year on travel. Perfect for small and medium sized businesses.

From 1 April to 30 June 2019, receive 10,000 Velocity Points^ when your business joins Virgin Australia accelerate and books a flight.

To claim your 10,000 Velocity Points:

  • Sign up your business with Virgin Australia accelerate
  • Book an eligible Virgin Australia fare between 1 April to 30 June 2019
  • Travel by 30 June 2019
  • Once your journey has been completed send your booking flight reference, ticket number and nominated Velocity Frequent Flyer number to accelerate@virginaustralia.com

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View the Terms and Conditions. Please ensure you read and agree to the Virgin Australia accelerate Terms and Conditions (PDF 111KB) before submitting your application.

As a Virgin Australia accelerate member, you receive:

  • Up to 10% off your flights~
  • Two Pilot Gold memberships*
  • Annual travel credits#
  • A dedicated account management team to support your business

To learn more about Virgin Australia accelerate, navigate though the above tabs, the PDF brochure below or contact us with any enquiries you may have.

 
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Terms and Conditions

^To be eligible for the 10,000 Velocity Points incentive you must (1) Join Virgin Australia accelerate between 00:01 am AEST on 1 April 2019 and 17:00 pm AEST 30 June 2019 inclusive (Incentive Period),(2) Book an eligible Virgin Australia flight during the Incentive Period. An eligible flight must be operated by Virgin Australia and booked during the Incentive Period via the Virgin Australia Business Portal or a registered travel management company during the incentive period, (3) Travel by 30 June 2019; and (4) nominate an executive within your organisation who is a current Velocity Member to receive the Points. The 10,000 Points under this Incentive will be allocated to each Customer’s nominated Velocity member within 10 business days of the following month after receiving the nominated recipient’s information. Each Customer can only claim 10,000 once under this Incentive. Full Terms and Conditions apply .~Discounts are available to all registered Virgin Australia accelerate clients year-round. Visit the accelerate page for further information on Fare Advantage Year Round Discounts*Two trial Pilot Gold Memberships of Velocity Frequent Flyer are provided when a minimum $2,000 flown expenditure (calculated on base fare only) is reached within the first 3 months of your Virgin Australia accelerate membership. Velocity Pilot Gold Membership is subject to the Pilot Gold Terms and Conditions.#Receive annual travel credits when you spend $20,000 or more on eligible flights.

Benefits at a Glance

 Becoming a Virgin Australia accelerate member will give your company a range of unique benefits: 

312x24-accelerate-icons   Free to join with no ongoing membership fee     

   Fare Advantage1 where your company can save up to 10% on a great range of Virgin Australia ticketed flights 

   Annual travel credits2 when you spend $20,000 or more on eligible flights 

   Two Velocity Pilot Gold Memberships (PDF 930KB) when you spend $2,000 within the first 3 months.
   Velocity Terms and Conditions apply 

   Monthly Progress Report to keep you on track  

   Discounted annual membership to the Virgin Australia Lounge for your employees3 

   Exclusive offers throughout the year

   Dedicated account management team to support your business

   Travellers continue to earn Velocity Points and Status Credits4


Terms and Conditions

1Minimum annual base fare expenditure level to receive or continue to receive an accelerate travel credit. 2Fare Advantage Terms and Conditions: Fare Advantage discounts are available to all registered Virgin Australia accelerate clients. All flights must be booked via the Virgin Australia Corporate Portal, the Virgin Australia Guest Contact Centre or a registered self-ticketing Travel Management Company and are not available via the Virgin Australia public website. For information on how to register your travel management company, please contact the Virgin Australia accelerate team at accelerate@virginaustralia.com. Fare advantage discounts apply to Eligible Services sold with the ‘VA’ designator and which are operated by Virgin Australia and also includes code share services operated by Etihad Airways and Delta Air Lines. See accelerate terms and conditions (PDF) for more information. Fare Advantage discounts do not apply to any bookings made via the Virgin Australia conference and group travel area and cannot be combined with any other Unpublished Fares and Promotional Fares. Fare Advantage discounts are available on all domestic flights, Trans Tasman, international short haul and international long haul flights using Virgin Australia,  Delta Air Lines and Etihad Airways only. 3Your accelerate Travel Credits will be calculated by applying the appropriate percentage rebate to your total eligible expenditure for the relevant period. Full details relating to the calculation of your accelerate travel rebate credits is outlined in Schedule 2(B) of the accelerate terms and conditions (PDF). 4For further detail regarding the Virgin Australia lounge benefits, please see Schedule 2, section (C) ‘Virgin Australia Lounge Benefits’ in the accelerate terms and conditions (PDF). 5*Year Round Discounts apply to Base Fare on selected booking classes (Domestic Business in D class; Trans Tasman, International Short Haul and International Long Haul Business Saver in D and I classes; Premium Saver in O class and Domestic, Trans Tasman, International Short Haul Freedom in L, K, H, B, Y classes; International Long Haul Freedom in K, H, B, Y classes and Elevate in L class). 6International short haul discounts exclude flights between Australia and New Zealand. 7aLong haul international includes flights on a ‘VA’ Designator and operated by Virgin Australia, Delta Air Lines or Etihad Airways. 7b Long haul international includes flights on a ‘VA’ Designator and operated by Singapore Airlines. For further information please refer to the Virgin Australia accelerate terms and conditions (PDF). *Fare Advantage discounts will not be applied to sale fares or other tactical fares Virgin Australia offers from time to time. If you have any questions regarding sale fares, tactical fares or the application of Fare Advantage discounts, please contact the Virgin Australia accelerate team.

Status Credits cannot be earned on all fare classes. Status Credits can only be earned on eligible flights, marketed and operated by Virgin Australia and/or a Velocity airline partner. Find out which fare classes earn Status Credits. Status Credits cannot be earned in other fare classes, unless advised otherwise. Status Credits accrual is based on single flight segments that consist of individual flight numbers. An itinerary that involves a change in aircraft but retains the same flight number is considered a single flight segment. An itinerary that consists of a change in flight numbers, even if the same aircraft is used for the entire itinerary, is considered two flight segments. Members travelling on upgraded fares purchased with Points or any other subsidised means of upgrades on Virgin Australia or our partner airlines will earn Status Credits based on original purchased fare class.

Fare Advantage Discounts 

Enjoy the benefits of reduced fares by up to 10%1 off for your employees’ business travel when you book a Virgin Australia ticket and travel on Virgin Australia, Delta Air Lines, Etihad Airways and Hong Kong Airlines operated flights with a VA flight number.

Fare Advantage2 discounts are available across a range of fare classes in Business Class, Premium Economy and Economy. You can start saving on new bookings straight away, with fares able to be booked right up to your day of travel. To book Fare Advantage fares, simply login to your Virgin Australia Business Portal or contact your registered travel consultant.

If you are not a Virgin Australia accelerate member, submit an application and start saving on your business travel expenses. 

Maximise your corporate travel savings with these Fare Advantage2 discounts: 

Domestic

Booking Class

Year Round Discounts5*

Business D 10%
Economy Freedom L, K, H, B, Y 5%

  

International Short Haul6
(including Trans-Tasman)

Booking Class

Year Round Discounts5*

Business Saver I, D 10%
Premium Saver
*Trans-Tasman only
O 5%
Economy Freedom L, K, H, B, Y 5%

 

International Long Haul7c
Hong Kong only (VA/HX)

Booking Class

Year Round Discounts5*

Business C, J 10%
Business Saver I, D8 10%
Economy Freedom K, H, B, Y 10%
Economy Elevate N, E, L 5%

 

 

International Long Haul7a
(VA/DL/EY)

Booking Class

Year Round Discounts5*

Business Saver  I, D 10%
Premium  Saver O 10%
Economy Freedom K, H, B, Y 5%
Economy Elevate L 5%

  

Annual Travel Credits

On every 12 month anniversary you will be rewarded with annual travel credits to spend on Virgin Australia flights and our international accelerate partner airlines, when booking on a Virgin Australia ticket. Expenditure on codeshare services operated by our accelerate partner airlines, Delta Air Lines and Etihad Airways contributes to your overall accelerate expenditure.

The more you spend, the higher the percentage you will receive, simply meet your minimum $20,000 annual expenditure target for your rewards to begin.

Companies in the accelerate program will earn the following credits:

Annual Flown Expenditure 1 tiers (AUD/NZD)

Virgin Australia annual travel credits%4

Tier 1 $20,000 + 2.0%
Tier 2 $50,000 + 3.0%
Tier 3 $100,000 +  3.5%
Tier 4 $150,000 + 4.0%
Tier 5 $200,000 + 4.5%
Tier 6 $250,000 + 5.0%

 

Terms and Conditions    

1Minimum annual base fare expenditure level to receive or continue to receive an accelerate travel credit. 2Fare Advantage Terms and Conditions: Fare Advantage discounts are available to all registered Virgin Australia accelerate clients. All flights must be booked via the Virgin Australia Corporate Portal, the Virgin Australia Guest Contact Centre or a registered self-ticketing Travel Management Company and are not available via the Virgin Australia public website. For information on how to register your travel management company, please contact the Virgin Australia accelerate team at accelerate@virginaustralia.com. Fare advantage discounts apply to Eligible Services sold with the ‘VA’ designator and which are operated by Virgin Australia and also includes code share services operated by Etihad Airways, Delta Air Lines and Hong Kong Airlines. See accelerate terms and conditions (PDF) for more information. Fare Advantage discounts do not apply to any bookings made via the Virgin Australia conference and group travel area and cannot be combined with any other Unpublished Fares and Promotional Fares. Fare Advantage discounts are available on all domestic flights, Trans Tasman, international short haul and international long haul flights using Virgin Australia, Delta Air Lines and Etihad Airways only. 3Your accelerate Travel Credits will be calculated by applying the appropriate percentage rebate to your total eligible expenditure for the relevant period. Full details relating to the calculation of your accelerate travel rebate credits is outlined in Schedule 2(B) of the accelerate terms and conditions (PDF). 4For further detail regarding the Virgin Australia lounge benefits, please see Schedule 2, section (C) ‘Virgin Australia Lounge Benefits’ in the accelerate terms and conditions (PDF). 5*Year Round Fare Advantage discounts apply to Base Fare on selected booking classes where fares are available in those booking classes (Domestic Business in D class; Trans Tasman, International Short Haul and International Long Haul Business Saver in D and I classes; Premium Saver in O class: Domestic, Trans Tasman and International Short Haul Freedom in L, K, H, B, Y classes; International Long Haul Freedom in K, H, B, Y classes and Elevate in L class). For further information on Fare Advantage Discounts please visit the Virgin Australia accelerate website. 6International short haul discounts exclude flights between Australia and New Zealand. 7a Long haul international includes flights on a ‘VA’ Designator and operated by Virgin Australia, Delta Air Lines or Etihad Airways. 7c Long haul international includes flights on a ‘VA’ Designator and operated by Virgin Australia or Hong Kong Airlines. For further information please refer to the Virgin Australia accelerate terms and conditions (PDF). 8 10% discount offered on Business Saver D and I class is available for Advance Purchase fares of 10 days (D class) and 21 days (I class) respectively. Clients will need to purchase these fares/classes at least 10 or 21 days in advance of their proposed travel date to receive the promotional discount indicted.*Fare Advantage discounts will not be applied to sale fares or other tactical fares Virgin Australia offers from time to time. If you have any questions regarding sale fares, tactical fares or the application of Fare Advantage discounts, please contact the Virgin Australia accelerate team.

International accelerate alliance partners²

Taking your business to the world. Be rewarded for travelling the world – Virgin Australia is proud to work with our international accelerate partner airlines2, Delta Air Lines, Etihad Airways and Hong Kong Airlines. In addition, Velocity members can earn and redeem Velocity Points and Status Credits across our international accelerate partner airlines.

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Virgin Australia and Delta Air Lines share a Trans Pacific partnership, which offers guests access to an ever-increasing number of cities across the United States and Australia and around the globe, plus the opportunity to earn frequent flyer points every step of the way. Delta Air Lines is one of the world’s largest airlines, offering services to 356 destinations in 65 countries.

 

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Virgin Atlantic Airways                                                                              

Enjoy end-to-end Virgin service and style on Virgin Australia and Virgin Atlantic Airways world-wide network with increased loyalty rewards through reciprocal frequent flyer programs and lounge access.

 

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As integrated alliance partners, Virgin Australia and Etihad Airways offer an expanded global network of seamless connectivity, and increased loyalty rewards through reciprocal frequent flyer programs and lounge access.

 

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Virgin Australia's alliance with Hong Kong Airlines allows guests the ability to travel throughout Asia, including mainland China when connecting with Virgin Australia services through Hong Kong.

 

  

Terms and Conditions 

2Fare Advantage Terms and Conditions: Fare Advantage discounts are available to all registered Virgin Australia accelerate clients. All flights must be booked via the Virgin Australia Corporate Portal, the Virgin Australia Guest Contact Centre or a registered self-ticketing Travel Management Company and are not available via the Virgin Australia public website. For information on how to register your travel management company, please contact the Virgin Australia accelerate team at accelerate@virginaustralia.com. Fare advantage discounts apply to Eligible Services sold with the ‘VA’ designator and which are operated by Virgin Australia and also includes code share services operated by Etihad Airways and Delta Air Lines and. See accelerate terms and conditions (PDF) for more information. Fare Advantage discounts do not apply to any bookings made via the Virgin Australia conference and group travel area and cannot be combined with any other Unpublished Fares and Promotional Fares. Fare Advantage discounts are available on all domestic flights, Trans Tasman, International Short Haul and International Long Haul flights using Virgin Australia, Delta Air Lines and Etihad Airways only.