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Decent deals in all classes in Virgin’s Easter sale

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Until Tuesday night, Virgin Atlantic is running a short Easter sale.

Full details can be found here.

If we focus on the Upper Class deals, there are some interesting prices available.

Virgin Atlantic Easter sale

The best deals are out of Manchester:

Boston is £999 if you travel before the end of May

New York is £1399 for travel before the end of May or during the last week of November

Barbados is £1799 for travel by early December

San Francisco at £1999 isn’t exceptionally cheap, however.

From Glasgow, New York is just £1199 during July, August and the last week of November.

From London, the deals are less generous:

The standout is Delhi at £1699 for travel before 23rd May

New York, Washington and Boston are £1899 or £1999 during July, August and the last week of November.  Cancun, for any date before mid December, is £1959.

The other London routes on offer – Hong Kong, Shanghai, Miami, Seattle, San Francisco, Atlanta, Orlando and Los Angeles – are between £2000 and £2500

There are some decent Premium Economy deals out there, especially for anyone chasing Virgin Flying Club tier points.  Destinations from London include:

  • New York £664
  • Boston £664
  • Washington £714
  • Orlando £765
  • Miami £804
  • Los Angeles £842
  • Atlanta £884
  • Las Vegas £885
  • Seattle £974
  • San Francisco £974
  • Delhi £799
  • Shanghai £869
  • Hong Kong £899
  • Barbados £809

North American travel dates vary but are generally focused on October to December.  There is more date flexibility with Boston, New York and San Francisco from Manchester.

Economy deals are also available, starting at £399 for New York and Boston (£369 to Boston from Manchester).

Full details of what is available can be found on the special Virgin Atlantic sale website here.  You need to book by Tuesday 18th.


HFP Virgin Atlantic Rewards credit card

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):

Virgin Rewards credit card

Virgin Atlantic Reward Mastercard

The UK’s most generous free Visa or Mastercard at 0.75 points / £1 Read our full review

Virgin Rewards Plus credit card

Virgin Atlantic Reward+ Mastercard

15,000 points bonus and the most generous non-Amex for day to day spending Read our full review

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:

Nectar American Express

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold

Your best beginner’s card – 20,000 points, FREE for a year & two airport lounge passes Read our full review

Click here to read our detailed summary of all UK credit cards which earn 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.)

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