Sumary of Virgin boss responds to lockdown blow:
- Speaking today at the launch of a new partnership between Virgin Velocity membership scheme and 7-Eleven, just after Victoria lockdown was announced, Ms Hrdlicka reiterated community safety was paramount..
- “I think the whole community has embraced that to manage the pandemic we have to – from time to time – have these mini lockdowns to prevent an outbreak turning into something much more serious..
- Ms Hrdlicka comments came as Virgin Australia launched a new partnership with 7-Eleven that allows Velocity members to earn points when refuelling their cars and shopping for food, coffee and convenience items at more than 700 7-Eleven stores across Australia..
- From today, Virgin 10 million Velocity members will be able to earn two points per $1 on eligible in-store purchases, two points per litre on premium fuel, one point per litre on regular fuel, and 711 points on their first eligible purchase before June 28..
- “It great for Velocity members to now have the opportunity to earn points on everyday spending and 7-Eleven is a great brand and very connected to everything we do:.
- “I know there are a lot of kids out there who will be hammering their parents to go to 7-Eleven to get Slurpees and chalk up those Velocity points..
- At a time when many of us aren’t flying as much or as far as we used to, Ms Hrdlicka said we’re still finding ways to spend those points we’re accumulating…