Virgin Australia promo code & sale offers on flights in 2020/2021
Virgin Australia is one of Australia's leading national airlines, with fabulous fares taking passengers to destinations across the continent and further afield. Whether you are hopping on a domestic flight or heading to somewhere in China, the Pacific Ocean or the Americas, here you can find out more about what flying with the airline is like, plus see the latest Virgin Australia promo code and sale offers for 2020/2021.
- Latest Virgin Australia offers
- Why fly with Virgin Australia?
- Flying with Virgin Australia
- Virgin Australia fare types
- Baggage allowance
Virgin Australia promo code 2020/2021: latest sale fares & online deals
Check out the latest Virgin Australia promo codes and sale offers on fares for 2020/2021 across Australia, and to destinations in Asia, the Pacific, and the Americas.
Why fly with Virgin Australia?
Virgin Australia can be counted on to get you between all the major Aussie hubs, and around the world, in comfort and style; as the second largest airline in Australia after Qantas, booking your flight with the trusted Virgin brand gives you complete peace of mind on your journey down under.
Winner of many prestigious Skytrax travel awards in 2017, including Australia and the Pacific's best staff and best airline, Virgin Australia was ranked 13th in the Top 100 Airlines list, making it the number one rated Australian airline worldwide. Around the same size as the mainland USA, Australia's vast geographical scale means that visitors and locals count on domestic air travel as the most accessible way of travelling the long distances between cities such as Sydney and Melbourne to Western Australia's capital, Perth.
The main international routes include flights from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane to Los Angeles, as well as between Abu Dhabi and Sydney. With a fleet of 130 aircraft, including some of the best passenger aircrafts in operation from Boeing and Airbus, Virgin Australia offers travellers in the region convenience and comprehensive choice.
Velocity Frequent Flyer program
Virgin Australia's frequent flyer programme is free to join and recently won awards for its great customer service and flexible redemption plans; Velocity points are valid on Virgin Australia flights and upgrades.
The higher Silver, Gold and Platinum levels can be achieved not only by purchasing flights with Virgin Australia and partner airlines, but also by buying goods and services from selected retailers. Virgin Australia will even let you collect points when your pet travels* with you.
Both Silver and Gold status give travellers an additional 23 kg baggage allowance with all economy fares, while Platinum Velocity members gain an additional 32 kg checked bag allowance whenever they travel in any fare class.
Virgin Australia has a unique fare structure, designed to help travellers get the best fare for their needs. And rest assured that your trip will be relaxing, as essentials like advanced seat selection, tea, coffee and water are included as standard in all fare classes on all routes.
As well as the 2020/2021 Virgin Australia sale fares, there are different classes of standard ticket to help you save, collect Velocity points, or enjoy flexible flight options that suit your travel plans.
|Economy||Getaway||Complimentary food and drinks, inflight entertainment and 23 kg checked baggage allowance||All routes|
|Economy||Elevate||Getaway + the option to change your flight time or date for a fee||Domestic
|Economy||Freedom||Getaway + fully flexible options||All routes|
|Economy||Go||A great value option for fixed date travel on international short haul flights - includes carry on and inflight beverages||Short haul
|Economy||Go Plus||Go + checked baggage included||Short haul
|Premium||Premium Saver||Treat yourself to wider seats, extra legroom, a la carte cuisine, fine wines and inflight entertainment - pay a fee to change or cancel up to 24 hours before the flight||Long haul
|Premium||Premium||Premium Saver + fully flexible, premium check in and priority boarding plus extra baggage allowance||Long haul
|Business||Business Saver||Savour the stylish Virgin Australia Business Class experience for a little less if you have set flight dates||All routes|
|Business||Business||The most indulgent on board experience with superior seats fine dining and inflight entertainment - plus, it's fully flexible||All routes|
Flying with Virgin Australia
Virgin Australia offers a range of classes and cabins* to suit your travel preferences and budget. Options vary depending on the route you're flying, so read on to see which of the cabins appeals most to you.
Regular flights, value-for-money, comfort and friendly service are the hallmarks of Virgin Australia's economy cabins. Upgrade to Economy X for a more premium experience at the airport and on board, with enhanced benefits like additional legroom and priority boarding.
|Domestic economy||Short haul international economy||Long haul international economy|
|Hand baggage||7 kg||7 kg||7 kg|
|Checked baggage||one bag up to 23 kg as standard||one bag up to 23 kg as standard||one bag up to 23 kg as standard|
|Seating||leather seats, up to 31 inch seat pitch with 17 inch seat width||leather seats, up to 31 inch seat pitch with 17 inch seat width||leather seats, up to 32 inch pitch, 6 inch recline and 18.5 inch seat width|
|Meal and drinks||meals and selected drinks included||meals and selected drinks included||all meals and drinks included|
|Inflight entertainment||wireless inflight entertainment system on selected flights||wireless inflight entertainment system on selected flights||wireless inflight entertainment system on selected flights plus USB port|
|Economy X benefits||extra legroom, preferred overhead locker space, priority boarding, priority screening||extra legroom, preferred overhead locker space, priority/premium check in, priority/premium boarding||extra legroom and preferred overhead locker space, priority/premium check in, priority/premium boarding - plus noise cancelling headphones and guaranteed first choice meal on flights to/from Hong Kong and Los Angeles|
Premium class is available on Virgin Australia's long haul routes. It offers more legroom than any other Australian airline on-board its B777 aircraft. When you book a premium class fare, you can count on the follow:
|Hand baggage||7 kg|
|Checked baggage||2 x 32 kg bags as standard|
|Seating||generous 41 inch seat pitch, 9 inch recline|
|Meal and drinks||Champagne cocktail and canapés before take off, fine dining menu, Nespresso coffee and self service pantry|
|Inflight entertainment||seatback touch screen inflight entertainment system|
|Extras||dedicated check in facility plus priority boarding; luxury pillows and blankets, REN Skincare products, and Mandarina Duck amenity kit; USB port and power socket, noise cancelling headphones|
Business class is Virgin Australia's most comfortable way to travel, with a host of benefits and extras such as The Duo, a wine which has been specially blended to be enjoyed at high altitude. Meanwhile, Virgin Australia's signature service, 'The Business', takes this class of travel to another level with AirlineRatings.com's Excellence Awards naming it the Best Business Class 2017.
|Domestic business||Short haul international business|
|Hand baggage||7 kg||7 kg|
|Checked baggage||2 x 32 kg bags as standard||2 x 32 kg bags as standard|
|Seating||luxury leather seats, 38 inch pitch, with a generous recline||luxury leather seats, 38 inch pitch, with a generous recline|
|Meal and drinks||gourmet food and beverages, Nespresso coffee||gourmet food and beverages, barista style coffee - three course meals on flights over 2h 45m|
|Inflight entertainment||16 inch interactive touch screen or personal tablet with hundreds of hours of movies, TV and music||premium headset and personal tablet with hundreds of hours of movies, TV and music|
|Extras||priority check in, priority boarding and access to the Virgin Australia lounge, some valet parking options and a complimentary newspaper||priority check in, priority boarding lane, comfort pack|
Virgin Australia's 'The Business'
Passengers in 'The Business' (which is available on Virgin Australia's domestic A330 coast to coast routes in Australia and on long haul international B777 services) are treated to the ultimate in comfortable, spacious, and luxurious travel. A private suite, flatbed relaxation and fine dining are at your disposal, and on international routes there's even the chance to unwind mid flight at the bar.
|Hand baggage||7 kg|
|Checked baggage||2 x 32 kg bags as standard|
|Seating||private cocoon-like suite with 80 inch fully flat bed and direct aisle access|
|Meal and drinks||on demand a la carte cuisine served on crockery, paired with fine wine|
|Inflight entertainment||18 inch in suite screens|
|Extras||dedicated check in and boarding, lounge access, limo service, plus luxury bedding, designer pyjamas, Mandarina Duck amenity kit, REN Skincare products, customisable mood lighting, USB and universal charging point|
Virgin Australia baggage allowance
Virgin Australia offers a generous baggage allowance in all classes of travel, starting at a 23 kg bag for economy passengers, and rising to three 32 kg bags for those travelling in premium or business class, or with silver or higher Velocity status. Those travelling in, from or to Australia with infants and children in 2020/2021 will find Virgin Australia's special baggage policy useful; passengers can check in two items such as a pram, stroller, cot or car seat at no extra charge in addition to their regular luggage.
No single piece of checked baggage in any class of travel can exceed 32 kg on any route. As for Virgin Australia's hand baggage policy*, each passenger is entitled to a maximum of 7 kg or under, irrespective of class, cabin, fare, route or Velocity status. Standard Virgin Australia checked baggage allowances* are as follows:
Virgin Australia domestic baggage allowances
|23 kg||2 x 23 kg||2 x 23 kg||3 x 23 kg|
|2 x 32 kg||2 x 32 kg||2 x 32 kg||3 x 32 kg|
Virgin Australia short haul baggage allowances
|Go||N/A||23 kg||23 kg||2 x 23 kg|
|23 kg||2 x 23 kg||2 x 23kg||3 x 23 kg|
|2 x 23 kg||2 x 23 kg||2 x 23 kg||3 x 23 kg|
|2 x 32 kg||2 x 32 kg||2 x 32 kg||3 x 32 kg|
Virgin Australia long haul baggage allowances
|Economy||2 x 23 kg||3 x 23 kg||3 x 23 kg||3 x 23 kg|
|Premium & Business||2 x 32 kg||3 x 32 kg||3 x 32 kg||3 x 32 kg|
Destinations with Virgin Australia
Virgin Australia's deals for 2020/2021 extend across its vast network; the well respected airline serves over 400 destinations worldwide*. Domestically, Virgin Australia adds new routes all the time, the latest being a twice-weekly service between Perth and Canberra, and with a base in Brisbane, there are plenty of exciting options for travellers flying into Queensland.
Virgin Australia has codeshare agreements with a host of major international airlines including Delta, Air New Zealand, and Etihad, and of course partners with Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, and Virgin Samoa.
Those searching for flight deals to Australia in 2020/2021 you should start with flights to or from Sydney - the airport is the busiest in the country and you could be seeing Sydney Harbour, the opera house and that famous bridge for yourself. Beyond Sydney's urban centre there's plenty of nature to explore, from the famous beaches of Bondi and Manly to the Royal Botanical Gardens and Botany Bay.
If you're going to pick one destination down under to try on your 2020/2021 travels make it Melbourne - the Victorian state capital has just topped polls as the world's most liveable city for the seventh year running, scoring high on factors like convenient transport, cool culture and a temperate climate. With a thriving arts scene, dynamic downtown, and plenty of surrounding wildlife and wineries, Melburnians have more than just a taste of the good life, and you could join them by snapping up a Virgin Australia sale fare.
Even if you're thinking of heading one of Australia's other metropolises with Virgin Australia in 2020/2021, you'll find Adelaide, Perth and Brisbane, all served by regular flights, among the top 20 cities on the planet.
Fiji is the original paradise destination in the Pacific Ocean, made up of 333 stretches of stunning sand set amidst warm tropical waters, including the two main islands of Viti Levu and Vanua Levu. Australia's east coast cities of Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne are connected to the South Pacific islands of Fiji in just over four hours via Virgin Australia's direct flights to the country's main airport, Nadi.
Cantonese for 'fragrant harbour', Hong Kong dazzles travellers with an infectious east-meets-west energy, combining elements of Chinese culture and colonial history in its own distinct way. From 2017, Virgin Australia deals to Hong Kong offer passengers the chance to board a plane in Melbourne five days a week and be transported in economy or business class into the heady atmosphere of Hong Kong.
Los Angeles, USA
Fly from Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane to southern California's most iconic city with a deal from Virgin Australia in 2020/2021. The 14-hour nonstop flight helps Australia-based travellers journey to the USA's entertainment hub in style, while remaining on budget; sample the legendary eateries, immerse yourself in the artistic scene, and soak up all the glitz and glamour for which LA is famous.
As a trusted and reliable airline with the biggest fleet of Virgin planes in the world, Virgin Australia operates over 12,000 flights a month, and is consistently praised as the connoisseur's choice for flying from to or from Australia. It remains competitively priced, so you can almost always find a great deal from Virgin Australia for domestic, short haul and long haul travel in 2020/2021. Can't find what you're looking for? Head over to our flight deals section for even more fare offers from leading airlines.
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