Allegedly some travelers were asked to take a 6 to 8G centrifuge test to qualify
Is that true, and if so, what's the point?
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The Virgin Galactic spaceship is designed to fly almost anyone to space without the need for long term training. Passengers will have three days of extensive pre-flight training. This may include flight simulation or centrifuge training to prepare for the g-forces.
On the same PDF, it is mentioned that the reentry is 6g.
Note that according to https://www.topgear.com/car-news/big-reads/behind-scenes-virgin-galactic:
The trajectory is very vertical, the burn is about a minute and you pull about 3.5–4g.