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Extra benefits

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As a gold member, you will receive extra benefits when travelling with Delta Air Lines, Singapore Airlines, All Nippon Airways, Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia.

Benefits with Delta Air Lines

Our new Partnership with Delta Air Lines means that Gold members will receive the following benefits when travelling on any Delta operated service regardless of class of travel.

  • Priority Check in
  • Priority Baggage
  • Extra Baggage (maximum allowance in Business Class is 3 pieces)
  • Priority Security
  • Priority Boarding
  • Access to any of Delta's Sky Clubs (must have a transatlantic sector to/from the UK on the same day within the itinerary, when travelling in Economy Class)
  • Access to preferred seating
  • Flying Club Gold members will earn 100% extra of base flown miles on all Delta flights.
  • Effective 01 April 2014, Flying Club Gold members will be eligible to receive complimentary upgrades to First Class when travelling on Delta’s US domestic network. (These upgrades are subject to availability, and are not available on flights that are serviced with Delta’s Business Elite product, including travel between New York/JFK and Los Angeles, San Francisco or Seattle. )

Benefits with Singapore Airlines

As a Gold member, whichever class you fly in you'll automatically receive priority airport standby, priority boarding, plus priority baggage loading, and an additional 20kg baggage allowance. Gold members travelling on Singapore Airlines in Economy can also use Singapore Airlines’ Business Class check in counters, and relax in either their Premier Lounge or Business Class area of the SilverKris Lounges around the world.*

*Available in Adelaide, Amsterdam, Brisbane, Hong Kong, London Heathrow, Manila, Melbourne, Osaka Kansai (JAL's Sakura lounge), Penang, Perth, San Francisco, Seoul Incheon, Shanghai Pudong, Singapore, Sydney and Taipei.

Please note:
In Singapore, Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Gold members travelling on First/Business Class cabins on Singapore Airlines operated flights will be entitled to use SilverKris Lounges in Terminals 2 and 3. Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Gold members travelling in Economy class cabin on Singapore Airlines operated flights will be entitled to use KrisFlyer Gold Lounge or SATS Premier Lounge in Terminals 2 or 3.

Benefits with All Nippon Airways

As a Gold member you will receive extra benefits when travelling to/from London and Tokyo with All Nippon Airways. When you travel in Business or Economy class you'll automatically receive; priority boarding, priority baggage and an additional 20kg baggage allowance. You can also use the All Nippon Airways Business Class check in counters and relax in their shared lounge at London Heathrow or their lounge at Narita International Airport.

Benefits with Air New Zealand

As a Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Gold member you will receive extra benefits when travelling on the Codeshare flights operated by Air New Zealand. When you travel in Premium or Economy Class you’ll automatically receive; priority baggage and an additional piece of baggage. You can also use the Air New Zealand Business Class check in counters and relax in their lounges in Sydney, Rarotonga, Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington and Queenstown.

As an Air New Zeland Gold and Gold elite member you will receive extra benefits when travelling with Virgin Atlantic. When you travel in Premium or Economy Class, you'll automatically receive; priority baggage and one additional piece of baggage. You can also use the Virgin Atlantic Upper Class check in counters and relax in our Clubhouses in London Heathrow, Hong Kong and San Francisco.

Benefits with Virgin Australia

As a Gold member you will receive extra benefits when travelling with Virgin Australia:

  • Lounge Access: As a Gold member, you will be able to access Virgin Australia lounges* irrespective your class of travel.
  • Priority Check-in: As a Gold member, you can check-in at Virgin Australia Business Class desk despite your class of travel.
  • Priority Baggage: As a Gold member, you will receive 'International Business' baggage tags.
  • Priority Boarding: As a Gold member, you will receive priority boarding irrespective your class of travel.

*Virgin Australia Lounge locations (please note all lounges are all located in the domestic airport terminals):
Sydney - Melbourne - Brisbane - Adelaide - Canberra - Perth

Benefits with Virgin America

As a Gold member you will receive extra benefits when travelling with Virgin America:

  • Priority Check-in: As a Gold member, you can check-in at Virgin America First Class counters despite your class of travel.
  • Priority Baggage handling: As a Gold member, you will receive a priority label attached to your checked baggage.
  • Priority Boarding: As a Gold member, you will be offered where possible and applicable priority boarding at the same time as a Virgin America First Class passenger.

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