Since I have had numerous emails asking about this recently, I thought this was worth an extra article.
A full analysis will follow tomorrow.
Virgin Atlantic has launched its semi-regular Reward Seat Sale.
Economy and Premium Economy routes are reduced by 30%.
New York, for example, is just 24500 miles return instead of 35000.
No discount on taxes or Upper Class, however.
You can book as far in advance as you want.
At the time of writing there is no branding on the website but the fares are already reduced. Pop over to the Virgin website and take a look.
Remember that transfers of American Express Membership Rewards points to Virgin are INSTANTANEOUS as long as the accounts are already linked. You will also get a 20% bonus on Tesco Clubcard conversions at the moment as I explained here.
How to earn Virgin Points from UK credit cards (September 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 30,000 Points until 15th October 2021):
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 30,000 Membership Rewards points, which convert into 30,000 Virgin Points:
Until 2nd November 2021, there is a special offer on The Platinum Card from American Express.
You will receive a sign-up bonus of 60,000 Amex points which converts into 60,000 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.)