Shops Away is the Virgin Atlantic equivalent of the British Airways Gate 365 e-store. It allows you to earn a few miles every time you shop at participating online retailers after first clicking through from the Shops Away website.
Virgin has a new special offer running:
You will receive 500 bonus Flying Club miles by signing up to the Shops Away newsletter AND making a purchase before 31st May.
To sign up, visit this page of the Flying Club website, log in and click through to Shops Away.
As soon as you land on the Shops Away page, an overlay should appear featuring the image above. There is a box on the form for your email address. Fill it in and you are registered.
It shouldn’t be too difficult to find one item to purchase via Shops Away over the next six weeks in order to earn your 500 bonus points.
How to earn Virgin Points from UK credit cards (March 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.
Until 9th April 2021, American Express is running the biggest sign-up bonuses ever seen on a UK payment card.
You will earn 100,000 Membership Rewards points on American Express Business Platinum (apply here) and 50,000 Membership Rewards points on American Express Business Gold (apply here) which is FREE for your first year. Points transfer 1:1 into Virgin Points. Here are links to our reviews:
(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.)