Virgin Australia Sale – Our Top Destinations


Immanuel Debeer | 25/03/2019

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Virgin Australia has just kicked off its Easter “1,000,000” seat sale which comes combined with a triple Velocity points promotion (you can register here). If you read my last post about hacking Velocity Gold or Platinum status; now is an excellent time to reduce the cost of your Velocity status upgrade even further. We’ll also take a look at some of the stand-out deals from all the major cities.

Pro tip: If you have an American Express card, you can score an additional discount by following the instruction here:

Virgin Australia Sale – Our Top Destinations 2

From Sydney

From Sydney

SYD-BNK – Economy

If you’re doing the Velocity Status upgrade promotion and you’re based in Sydney. Today is your lucky day. During the Virgin Australia sale, flights to Ballina Byron (BNK) are only $79 one way. This means you can easily earn Gold or Platinum status for only $474 which is fantastic.

SYD-LAX – Economy & Premium

Los Angeles is one of the hottest routes, and even though this deal is in economy, it’s pretty good! During the sale, you can snap up fares for just $1049 return or $2999 if you want to go in premium economy.

SYD-HKG – Economy & Business

Weekend trip to Hong Kong? Yes, please! Return flights are on sale for only $599 in economy or you can luxe it up in the most excellent Virgin Australia “The business” seat for $2999.

From Melbourne

From Melbourne

MEL-DPS – Business

Rather sit at the front on your way to Bali? VA has got return flights in business class for only $1499.

MEL-NAN – Business

Melbourne to Fiji seats in business class are going for $1299 return! If you’re bringing the kids; let them fly economy for only $432 return

MEL-NRT – Economy

Now is a perfect time to lock in your Japan trip with a return economy trip coming in below $1k at $999 via Hong Kong.

From Adelaide

From Adelaide

ADL-SFO – Economy

Adelaide to San Fransisco via Melbourne is now on sale in economy for only $1332.

ADL-NAN – Business

For only $100 more compared to flying from Melbourne, you can get from Adelaide to Fiji in business class (via Melbourne).

From Brisbane

From Brisbane

BNE-DPS – Business

Flight from Brisbane to Bali in business class are on sale for an acceptable $1499 return.

BNE-HKG – Business

Enjoy the excellent business class cabin on Virgin Australia to Hong Kong via Melbourne for only $2999.

BNE-LAX – Economy

Just like Sydney, Brisbane gets access to excellent economy prices to LA. A return flight will set you back $1049.


If you’re looking for cheap routes departing Brisbane to complete your status upgrade challenge. Newcastle and Bundaberg are both on sale for $99 each. This means gold or platinum could be yours for $594 without having to fly to far.

From Perth

From Perth

PER-HKG – Economy & Business

Flying from Perth to Hong Kong is almost cheaper than going direct from Melbourne! For only $699 you get there in economy (return) or splurge and enjoy business class for $2299 via Melbourne.

PER-LAX – Economy

Perth to Los Angeles in economy can be had for a crazy $1049 return! The exact same price those in Sydney would pay.

PER-SFO – Economy

Perth to San Fransisco is also on sale for a very affordable $1342, return in economy.

PER-MEL/SYD – Economy

Quick weekend trip to Melbourne or Sydney is now available for only $199 (one way) in economy.

Pro tip: If you have an American Express card, you can score an additional discount by following the instruction here:


Immanuel Debeer

Chief points nerd and travel hacker at Flight Hacks

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