Virgin Australia has declared it has totally updated its economy airfares, permitting travelers the option to pick the best flight which suits their requirements.
From today, the three new fares – Economy Lite, Economy Choice and Economy Flex – will be accessible for purchase, every one of which will offer different booking alternatives.
So what’s the difference with Virgin Australia’s economy class?
Travellers who book an Economy Choice and Economy flex ticket will keep on getting 23 kilograms of checked baggage and have the chance to pick their seats. Economy Choice ticket holders will likewise score bonus Velocity Frequent Flyer Points and Status Credits and have booking adaptability for switches around to 14 days before departure without having to pay a fee.
The greatest change anyway must be the Economy Lite seat. In case you’re somebody who doesn’t bring along checked stuff – this is intended for you.
After a review of fares, pricing, and booking, the airline tracked down that 30% of clients didn’t bring along checked baggage. Thus, they have presented the Economy Lite seat-only fare. This gives travellers the option to eliminate the unwanted cost of baggage from their ticket cost.
“We discovered that nearly one in every three Virgin Australia customers don’t bring a checked bag when they travel, despite a bag allowance built in to their airfare. On flights between Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, that number is even higher, ” a Virgin Australia Group spokesperson said.
“Today we’re putting the power back in the hands of our customers by leaving it up to them to choose what they want. If they don’t want a checked bag or seat selection, they won’t have to pay for it – it’s that simple. If they prefer to keep the extras, there are great value inclusive fare options available.
“Every customer is unique and has different needs and budgets, and we want to welcome all of them on-board to experience our award-winning service, in the way that best suits them,” they added.
The new fares permit travellers to personalise their flying experience and costs start from just $59 (the seat-only Economy Lite).
Furthermore, in case you’re a point-savvy flyer, have confidence that you can in any case acquire Velocity Frequent Flyer Points and Status Credits with each booking.