Virgin Australia Announcement – Acceptance of Approved Support Devices
Virgin Australia Disability Assistant Concession Fare

Fantastic news! Virgin Australia has made an announcement today which further recognises the needs of families with a child with a disability. Virgin Australia now accepts select Approved Support Devices designed to provide additional postural support to infants and children.

From today, families will be able to travel with the following seating to make travel more comfortable for everyone –

The Carrot 3000 seat

Virgin approves disability seatingAnd

The Firefly GoTo Seat

Virgin approves disability seatingWe know this will be welcomed by many families  with a child who simply cannot sit in an airline seat without appropriate support. It’s a fantastic move forward in making travel more accessible for many.

Please remember you need to include this is in your booking so the airline is aware you are travelling with the seating.

If you already have a booking and wish to request this is added to your booking contact the Virgin Australia Guest Contact Centre on 136789.

Virgin Australia – Disability Assistant Concession Fare

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If you are thinking about travelling domestically within Australia, don’t forget to see if you qualify for the Disability Assistant Concession Fare. The fare offers a 50% discount (applied to the base fare) for an assistant’s airfare. The fare has been made available in recognition of the many travellers using the airline who require special assistance when travelling. You can read more about the fare here.

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Julie Jones
Julie Jones is the creator of Have Wheelchair Will Travel, freelance writer and mother to Braeden who lives with cerebral palsy and her teenage daughter Amelia.

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