A reminder that the current offer for purchasing Virgin Flying Club miles ends on 30th June.
You can currently earn a 15% bonus when you buy Flying Club miles. You can buy a surprisingly large amount as well – the annual cap is 100,000 miles, which currently gets you 115,000.
The cost for that would be £1,515 – ie 1.5p per mile, plus the bonus, plus a £15 ‘admin’ fee.
One thing I like about the Virgin ‘buy miles’ scheme is that the price is fixed, at 1.5p per mile – albeit the £15 ‘admin’ fee has more of an impact at that level. Buying smaller amounts is therefore better value than with some other programmes.
The ‘buy miles’ link is here if you are interested.
How to earn Virgin Points from UK credit cards (June 2021)
As a reminder, there are various ways of earning Virgin Points from UK credit cards. Many cards also have generous sign-up bonuses.
You can choose from two official Virgin Atlantic credit cards (apply here, one has a bonus of 15,000 Points):
You can also earn Virgin Points from various American Express cards – and these have sign-up bonuses too.
American Express Preferred Rewards Gold is FREE for a year and comes with 20,000 Membership Rewards points, which convert into 20,000 Virgin Points:
(Want to earn more Virgin Points? Click here to see our recent articles on Virgin Atlantic and Flying Club and click here for our home page with the latest news on earning and spending other airline and hotel points.)