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SPG and Virgin Australia velocity have finally publicized the partnership that has been making since last fall and which I wrote about in September (access my previous piece here).

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You can now direct deposit the points that you earn from SPG stays directly to your Virgin Australia Velocity account. This option, however, makes no sense at all. What you should do is to convert the Starpoints in the chunks of 20,000 Starpoints to 25,000 Virgin Australia Velocity points. [click to continue…]

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Starwood has a new promotion for participating properties in Asia-Pacific to celebrate the launch of a new partnership with Virgin Australia’s Velocity frequent flier program.

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SPG members that register for this promotion and book eligible 2 nights or longer stay at any of the participating property in the Asia-Pacific by March 31, 2014, and stay by May 17, will receive 2,000 bonus points for every two nights (max 6,000 bonus Starpoints per stay). [click to continue…]

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Virgin Australia has a new promotion for earning status credits on award flights that are ticketed using Velocity Miles and their 795 ticket stock. This apply for award flights taken on Virgin Australia between January 13 and June 30, 2013. You can read more about this offer on VA’s website here.

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You can earn status credits at discount, premium economy, or business level depending of the award class that you redeem. [click to continue…]