Head for Points and a few other websites have teamed up with Virgin Atlantic to offer their readers a £50 gift card for every flight booking of £1200 or more by 9th July.
This offer happily coincides with the current Virgin Atlantic economy fare sale, of which more below.
The £50 gift cards you can choose from are:
Virgin Experience Days
It is a two stage process. You must follow this link and fill out your name and email address before making your booking to receive the £50 gift card with any transaction over £1,200.
This deal expires on 9th July.
The offer cannot be combined with any other offers, vouchers, discount or promotion codes and is not applicable for flight and hotel bookings.
Virgin Atlantic Economy fare sale
To coincide with this £50 gift voucher deal, Virgin Atlantic has launched a sale with pretty good Economy fares to key destinations in the US.
These fares are included in the gift card offer as long as your total spend (not per person) is over £1,200.
The offers are:
New York: Return flights from £399 (departures before 21st June or 17th August – 29th March)
San Francisco: Return flights from £462 (departures between 29th October 2017 – 12th December 2017 and 25th December 2017 – 29th March 2018)
Los Angeles: Return flights from £432 (departures between 29th October 2017 – 12th December 2017 and 25th December 2017 – 29th March 2018)
Boston: Return flights from £338 (departures between 29th October 2017 – 12th December 2017 and 25th December 2017 – 29th March 2018)
Orlando: Return flights from £401 (departures between 29th October 2017 – 12th December 2017 and 25th December 2017 – 29th March 2018)
Flights need to be booked by 11th July and the travel dates are restricted. However, you’ll need to book by 9th July to get your £50 gift card.
How to earn Virgin Points from UK credit cards (August 2022)
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, the Reward+ card has a bonus of 15,000 Virgin 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.
The Platinum Card from American Express comes with 30,000 Membership Rewards points, which convert into 30,000 Virgin Points.
EDIT: Until 25th October 2022, there is an exceptionally generous sign-up bonus on The Platinum Card. You will receive 60,000 Membership Rewards points – double the usual amount – and £200 to spend at Amex Travel. You need to spend £6,000 within six months to earn the bonus.
Small business owners should consider the two American Express Business cards. Points convert at 1:1 into 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.)