Velocity hits go on Singapore Airlines reward seats – now includes Business


Members of Velocity are now able to use their points to redeem Points for Business Award seats on Singapore Airlines. The ability to redeem Business Awards, in addition to Economy, became available on 29 March.

At present, award seats are available across the network are available with the exception of service to China, including Hong Kong.

Velocity is still working with Singapore Airlines to re-introduce in other cabins. In addition, Velocity and Singapore Airlines are working towards resuming the ability to transfer points between the two programs.

Unfortunately, the timelines for these additional options are unknown.


Velocity Frequent Flyer CEO Nick Rohrlach says that today is “a new chapter” for Velocity Frequent Flyer.

“We know how much our members value the incredible service and expansive network of destinations across Asia and Europe that Singapore Airlines offers, and we are really thrilled to have their seats back in the program,” he said.

Example Redemptions

Virgin Australia has provided some example redemptions.

Route Points (Economy one-way) Taxes #
Sydney – Singapore 35,000 $115.60
Melbourne – Singapore 35,000 $113.21
Adelaide – Singapore 28,000 $77.25
Perth – Singapore 28,000 $103.60
Brisbane – Singapore 35,000 $132.16
Singapore – London 50,000 $53.80
Singapore – Paris 50,000 $59.70
Singapore – Rome 50,000 $59.70
Singapore – Bangkok 14,000 $56.00
Singapore – Jakarta 10,000 $59.70
Singapore – Tokyo 28,000 $59.70


Velocity Frequent Flyer has continued to expand its international partner airline offering since November 2021, when Virgin Atlantic, Air Canada, Delta Air Lines, Etihad Airways, Hawaiian Airlines, and South African Airways, re-opened Reward Seats to Velocity members.


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Mark is the founder of FlyStayPoints, and caught the travel bug early in life. He discovered the benefits of travel loyalty programs in 2001, and is always learning how they can make travel better. While work takes him between Perth and Melbourne, he is always plotting his next adventure.