It’s no secret that the middle seat in a row of 3 on an airplane is the last place any traveller wants to be – especially if you’re flying solo.
So it was interesting to see Virgin Australia launch a novel promotion last year called the Middle Seat Lottery, which is intended to make middle seat passengers a little happier about where they ended up.
Basically, the airline turned a boarding pass for one of those dreaded middle seats into a lottery ticket.
Each week, one lucky passenger won a prize, which included such things as platinum status with the airline plus one million Velocity Points, a Caribbean cruise with premium economy airfares, and a Cairns adventure holiday package.
The promotion was due to end this week but Virgin has announced an extension until 9 July.
Some of the new prizes include return airfares to Europe with Qatar Airways, a tropical North Queensland getaway, and return flights to Vanuatu plus 250,000 Velocity Points.
It’s very easy to enter and you should definitely do so if you’re travelling in a middle seat in the coming weeks.
To enter, simply be an Australian resident and Velocity member aged 18+ who is flying in any middle seat, then enter the competition via the Virgin app within 48 hours of your flight time.
You must use the app to enter this competition.
Each time you fly in a middle seat, you’ll be eligible for an entry into that week’s draw.
For more info, visit Virgin Australia here.
Best of luck!
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