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Virgin Australia’s young and stylish fleet currently flies you to over 45 destinations across Australia in addition to a number of international destinations including New Zealand, Indonesia and the Pacific Islands. So whether you’re flying for business or leisure, experience the difference with Virgin Australia.

Redemption flights start from 16,000 miles

Did you know that with our partner Virgin Australia you could fly from Sydney to Hong Kong from 80,000 miles return plus any applicable taxes, fees and surcharges.

Earn miles and Tier Points

Flying Club members can earn a percentage of the miles you have flown depending on the cabin you are flying in. Take a look at the table below for more information.

Miles earned with Virgin Australia

Class of travel Booking class Mileage

Full Business Class

J, C 


Discounted Business Class

D, I


Premium Economy

W, R, O

Economy Y, B, H, K, L 100%
Discounted Economy E, N, V, Q, T, U, S, M, G 50%

Tier Points earned (long haul flights)

Class Any distance per sector



Premium Economy




Tier Points earned (domestic/Pacific Island)

Class Sectors under 2,000 miles Sectors 2,000 miles or more

First or Business






How to book

Book your Virgin Australia flights directly on their website and remember to quote your Flying Club membership number. Don't forget to show your Flying Club membership card at check in.

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Missing miles

When claiming miles please keep all copies of your original tickets/e-tickets and boarding passes until the correct amount of miles appear on your account. If the miles do not show on your account within six weeks, please contact us to claim them back.

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The small print

Earning miles:
If you're a member of one of our partner airlines' frequent flyer programmes, please note that you can only earn miles in one scheme for any particular flight.

Miles may only be earned on flights operated by Virgin Australia. Miles will be issued to Flying Club members when travelling in the classes listed. Miles will not be earned for travel in any other class not listed above.

Additional miles will not be earned for bookings that are subsequently upgraded to a higher class whereby an additional fare difference is paid.

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Spend miles

The table below shows round-trip mileage, not including applicable taxes and surcharges. One-way trips are permitted at half of the round-trip mileage shown below. If a journey requires a connecting flight or stopover to reach the destination, miles are charged for each sector.

As an example, the distance between Sydney and Melbourne is 438 miles. Therefore, the mileage required for a reward in Economy on Sydney to Melbourne is 25,000 round-trip or 12,500 one-way.

Redemption flights (long haul)

Route Economy Class* Premium Economy* Business Class*
Melbourne – Hong Kong 80,000 miles 160,000 miles
Sydney - Hong Kong 80,000 miles - 160,000 miles
Brisbane / Melbourne / Sydney - Los Angeles 94,000 miles 141,000 miles 188,000 miles

All other redemption flights

Distance per Sector (miles) Economy Class* Business Class*
Less than 400 miles 16,000 32,000
400 - 599 miles 25,000 50,000
600 - 1,199 miles 30,000 60,000
1,200 - 2,999 miles 40,000 80,000
3,000 - 3,999 miles 70,000 140,000
4,000 – 4,999 miles 80,000 160,000
More than 4,999 miles 94,000 188,000
*Or equivalent class.

Infant Reward Flight

An infant under two at the time of travel and not requiring a seat, will be charged the following miles for a round trip. 

One-way journey's would require half the miles. 


Economy Class Premium Economy Business Class
2,000 4,000  10,000

Please note: Taxes, fees and carrier imposed surcharges apply to all Reward Flights.


How to book

Please contact the Virgin Atlantic Flying Club team to check mileage for a specific route, availability and to make a booking. Bookings must be made at least 48hrs before departure. Miles must be redeemed from one account. 

Get in touch with the Flying Club team

The small print

Spending miles:

All mileage levels are excluding passenger taxes, duties, fees, charges and surcharges.

Blackout dates may apply.

Reward seats are subject to availability. 

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Flying Club Gold members

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