10 Nov 2022

Book your flight to the TDU and Virgin Australia will waive your bike baggage!

Get Pedalling and book your flights to Adelaide now, for travel during the Santos Tour Down Under (January 12-23), and you could be one of 1,000 people to bring your bike with you on Virgin Australia for FREE.

Inspired by the world’s best men’s and women’s riders, who battle it out through some of the best cycling stages in the world through Adelaide, Virgin Australia has teamed up with Santos Tour Down Under and South Australia Tourism Commission to encourage cycling fans to really get amongst the action and feel what it is like to ride those same roads as the professionals.

Guests travelling on the first 1,000 bookings for return domestic Virgin Australia operated flights to Adelaide, made between 9-21 Nov 2022 for travel between 12-23 Jan 2023 will be eligible to claim one piece of additional complimentary baggage for their bike per flight.

Imagine witnessing the world’s best in cycling at the first race of the UCI WorldTour season in South Australia, and then feeling the freedom of the ride yourself on your own bike. No need to organise hire for only a couple of hours, you can go at your own pace, and discover the very best of South Australia’s food and wine on the Riesling Trail, or head down to the beaches to ride along the boardwalk.

Virgin Australia is offering you the freedom of a little more in your holiday. Better get pedalling, this offer is very limited to the first 1000 to claim by sending your booking reference number to [email protected]  

Don’t miss out on greatness! Book your flight today and bring your bike for free


*Guests travelling on the first 1000 bookings for return domestic Virgin Australia operated flights to Adelaide made between 9 – 21 Nov 2022 for travel between 12 – 23 Jan 2023 (Eligible Booking) will be eligible to claim one piece of additional complimentary checked baggage per flight not exceeding 23kg (Offer). The one piece of additional checked baggage may be for a bicycle. For baggage exceeding 23kg, excess baggage fees will apply. The Offer is not available to guests travelling on Economy Lite Fares or guests travelling on Fokker, Embraer or ATR aircraft. Requests to claim the Offer must be made by email to [email protected] referencing the Additional complementary checked baggage offer and including their Booking Reference Number and return flight details at least 3 business days prior to scheduled departure. The Offer expires 11.59pm AEST 19 Jan 2023. The carriage of additional baggage (including under the Offer) is at the sole discretion of Virgin Australia and is subject to aircraft loads. Virgin Australia will endeavour to carry a guest’s checked baggage on the same flight as the guest, however, additional and overweight baggage will be accepted on a space available basis. If baggage cannot be carried on the same flight as the guest due to operational limitations, it will be transported on the next available flight with sufficient load capacity. All pre-purchased baggage requests made before the complimentary requests are received are non-refundable. In addition to the one piece of additional complimentary checked baggage, guests can purchase additional checked baggage online or via the Guest Contact Centre at standard prepaid rates. For more information about baggage, including travelling with a bicycle and excess baggage fees visit https://www.virginaustralia.com/au/en/travel-info/baggage


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