Virgin Australia, Singapore Airlines Let Passengers Convert Miles and Points

Virgin Australia and Singapore Airlines have launched their world-first conversion initiative, letting members of Velocity Frequent Flyer and KrisFlyer to convert miles and points between programs.

Velocity Frequent Flyer and KrisFlyer members can convert their Points and Miles at a rate of 1.35 to 1.00, offering greater access to Reward Seats and flight upgrades on one another’s airlines. (The conversion rate reflects the fact that each airline program operates in a different reward program currency.)


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As part of a range of enhancements, Velocity Frequent Flyer members will be able to redeem flights with Singapore Airlines and SilkAir online via the Velocity Frequent Flyer website.

To take advantage of the new conversion initiative, customers need to be a member of both programs. To join Velocity Frequent Flyer, visit; to join KrisFlyer, visit

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