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accelerate - Corporate Program

Maximise your business savings through the Virgin Australia accelerate program

Virgin Australia accelerate is our corporate air travel solution for small and medium sized companies – offering great benefits for Businesses on the move.

At Virgin Australia we have always delivered great service and new products, while providing companies with real benefits. With our Virgin Australia accelerate program, we are taking this one step further.

Accessing the program has never been easier. You can access your program benefits via your chosen corporate travel agent or via the accelerate corporate portal.

If you would like further information on how your business can become a member of the Virgin Australia accelerate program, please complete the accelerate Enquiry Form or email accelerate@virginaustralia.com or call 1300 246 498 (select Option 1).

You can simply join the Virgin Australia accelerate program by completing the Online Application Form. Our accelerate team will then process your application and send confirmation within approximately seven business days. Please ensure you read and agree to the Virgin Australia accelerate Terms and Conditions (PDF 111KB) before submitting your application.

Virgin Australia accelerate is our corporate air travel program which rewards Australian Registered companies who spend a minimum of $20,0001 on Virgin Australia flights including codeshare flights operated by our international accelerate partner carriers Air New Zealand, Delta Air Lines and Etihad Airways. 

1Minimum annual base fare expenditure level to receive or continue to receive an accelerate travel credit. 

 
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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

1Fare 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 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, Air New Zealand, Etihad Airways and Delta Air Lines. See accelerate terms and conditions (PDF 111KB) 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, international short haul and international long haul flights with a “VA” designator and operated by Virgin Australia,Air New Zealand, Delta Air Lines and Etihad Airways only. 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. 2Your 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 111KB). 3For 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 111KB).4Status 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, Air New Zealand, Delta Air Lines and Etihad Airways 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 Corporate 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%

 

Trans Tasman

Booking Class

Year Round Discounts5*

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

 

International Short Haul6
(excl. Trans Tasman)

Booking Class

Year Round Discounts5*

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

 

International Long Haul7

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, Air New Zealand, 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)

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 he 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 Air New Zealand, 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, Air New Zealand, 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). 5Year 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. 7Long haul international includes flights on a ‘VA’ Designator and operated by Virgin Australia, Delta Air Lines or Etihad Airways. 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. 

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, Air New Zealand, Delta Air Lines and Etihad Airways.

International travel with our partner airlines2 will also be included in calculating your accelerate annual travel credits. In addition, Velocity members can earn and redeem Velocity Points and Status Credits across our international accelerate partner airlines. 

220x100-air-nzAir New Zealand 

Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand offer unprecedented choice in flights across the Tasman; and increased loyalty rewards through reciprocal frequent flyer programs. Based in Auckland, Air New Zealand services 26 domestic and 24 international destinations, and is New Zealand's national flag carrier.

 

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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.

 

220x100-etihadEtihad Airways 

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. Etihad’s fleet of 57 aircraft operates close to 1000 flights per week, serving an international network of 67 destinations in 45 countries.

 

 

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 he 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 Air New Zealand, 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, Air New Zealand, Delta Air Lines and Etihad Airways only.

Take your business to the world with Virgin Australia and Etihad Airways to fast track your Velocity Frequent Flyer status.

Simply book by 30 November 2016 and travel on a return Virgin Australia fare to Abu Dhabi or on any Virgin Australia codeshare flight operated by partner airline Etihad Airways (excluding Getaway fares) before 31 December 2016, to instantly receive a Velocity Frequent Flyer status upgrade.*

Travel class and upgrade offer:

  • Economy (excluding Getaway fares) and Premium - upgraded to Silver status
  • Business Class - upgraded to Pilot Gold status
  • First Class - upgraded to full Gold status

Just complete the entry from with the required eligible details and we’ll upgrade your Velocity Frequent Flyer status within 15 business days.

Please note this offer is only valid for Virgin Australia accelerate clients.

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Terms and Conditions:

*Incentive Terms and Conditions: 1. Travellers taking advantage of this promotion must be 18 years or over and be, and become, a Velocity Frequent Flyer member. Only the traveller whose name and Velocity number appear on a ticket is eligible to enter the promotion. 2. An accelerate or SmartFly tracking/tour code/Corporate ID must be present on the ticket at time of booking and travel. 3. The promotion applies to bookings created and ticketed from 22 September 2016 until 30 November 2016 (Promotion Period) and the traveller must have travelled on or before 31 December 2016. 4. The promotion excludes Getaway fares – booking classes M, S, T. 5. The promotion is only eligible for Published fares or Fare Advantage fares - any other fare types such as sales, group or private fares are not eligible to enter the promotion. Fare Advantage discounts are available to all registered Virgin Australia accelerate clients. See accelerate Terms and Conditions for more information. 6. Only one status upgrade is available to eligible travellers at the time during the Promotion Period. It may take up to 15 business days from the date that a traveller completes the online application form to process an upgrade and deliver a new status card to the traveller. 7. The status upgrade is only valid for the following period: (a) Silver status - 12 months from the date upgraded; (b) Pilot Gold status – 3 months from the date upgraded (with standard 80 Status Credit condition - please see accelerate terms and conditions); and (c) full Gold status - 12 months from the date upgraded. The traveller must earn the required Status Credits for each status tier to maintain the status. 8. Eligible bookings can be made via the Virgin Australia accelerate corporate portal, Guest Contact Centre or via a corporate travel agent. 9. Tickets have to be issued on 795 (VA) ticket stock with at least one international long-haul Virgin Australia (VA) marketed or operated flight with other marketed sectors operated by Etihad Airways (EY). 10. Fares on all classes are subject to availability. 11 This offer cannot be redeemed after 31 December 2016. 12. All accelerate clients wanting to redeem this offer are required to enter their eligible ticket and Velocity membership details into the online registration page provided on the accelerate website via Google Form. 13. To earn and redeem Velocity Points you must be a Velocity member. Velocity membership and Points earn and redemption are subject to the Member Terms and Conditions, as amended from time to time.