Virgin Australia (VA) is implementing a new fare structure for domestic, trans-Tasman, international short-haul and international long-haul flights from 7 September 2016. ‘Fares For You’ will replace the existing fare structure and offer 9 fare types across the VA network.
The domestic fare structure will see the introduction of the Getaway, Elevate, Freedom, Business Saver and Business fare families.
For trans-Tasman and short-haul international - Go, Go Plus, Getaway, Premium Saver, Premium, Business Saver and Business fare types will be introduced.
For long-haul international - Getaway, Elevate, Freedom, Premium Saver, Premium, Business Saver and Business Fare families will be introduced.
There are some important changes to the fare rules, some of which are highlighted below.
Getaway Fares - cannot be held in credit, no name changes are permitted, Fly Ahead is not permitted on this fare type for travel on/after 1 Nov 2016.
Elevate Fares – no change fee if changes are made at least 30 days before departure.
Freedom Fares - Greater flexibility with changes and options for payment deadline.
Your Campus Travel Consultant will work with you to communicate the changes to your travel community. Attached is the new domestic fare structure for your reference.