LAST CHANCE: Virgin Australia EOFY sales to get 50% bonus points

Posted: 22 June 2021 12:45 pm

Book these domestic flights before midnight tonight and earn extra points for every $1 spent.

Virgin Australia is offering 50% bonus points on eligible flights until midnight tonight.

This means that rather than earning the usual 5 points per $1, you earn 7.5 points per $1 when you activate this offer.

How does it work?

It's a simple 2-step process:

  1. Activate the offer with Virgin Australia. You just need to enter your Velocity membership number.
  2. Book an eligible flight before 11:59pm AEST 30 June 2021 and make sure to include your Velocity Frequent Flyer number.

How does this offer stack up?

Although this isn't as good as when it was offering triple points in April, Virgin has dropped a good deal for travellers planning to book travel in EOFY sales. You don't have to worry about finding eligible flights with all Virgin fares on sale now qualifying.

"Velocity's point offering has never been as generous as rival Qantas, so earning extra is always welcome," said Finder's points guru Angus Kidman.

"It also increases the earning possibilities for sale fares."

Which Virgin sale flights are eligible?

You're in luck because eligible flights include any domestic flight operated by Virgin Australia between now and 11:59pm 17 May 2022.

To make things easy for you, we've put together a list of all the Virgin sales currently available that you can book fares in and earn 50% bonus points.

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Book Early Fares sale

Fly right around Australia with tickets for up to 9 months away.

Tickets start from $79 one way for Sydney to Ballina-Byron which earns you 592.5 points with a bonus of 197.5 points more than usual.

Other discount flights in this Virgin sale include:

  • Adelaide to Melbourne from $99 one way: 495 points normally, earn 742.5 points with the bonus.
  • Sydney to Gold Coast from $99 one way: 495 points normally, earn 742.5 points with the bonus.
  • Sunshine Coast to Sydney from $109 one way: 545 points normally, earn 817.5 points with the bonus.
  • Brisbane to Sydney from $115 one way: 575 points normally, earn 862.5 points with the bonus.

Travel between mid-July to mid-September, early October to mid-December 2021 and January to mid-March 2022.

Ready to nab your tickets? Book with Virgin Australia right now.

These early-bird fares are available until 11:59pm AEST 3 August 2021, unless sold out prior.

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Half Price Flights sale

Virgin is making the most of the government's airfare incentive scheme by offering 260,000 half-priced sale tickets to 25 destinations around the country.

These flights are popular with the public and Virgin's offer is down to the last route. Snatch up Adelaide to Melbourne seats from $70 one way for travel between late June and mid-September. Earn 525 points with the bonus.

Book your half-price fare today with Virgin Australia before they're sold out.

Half-price fares are on sale until 11:59pm AEST 31 July 2021, unless sold out prior.

Are these Virgin sale flights flexible?

Virgin Australia offers travellers flexibility through its Passenger Promise.

The Passenger Promise allows you to make unlimited changes to your flight, or cancel your flight, for credit, with no change or cancellation fees.

The guarantee is applicable to all Virgin sale fares for travel up to 31 January 2022.

You may have to pay the difference in your fare and you must make changes prior to your date of departure.

Looking for more EOFY travel deals? Check out our full list of all the end of financial year travel offers.

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