Virgin Atlantic has announced a new route out of Manchester.
From 26th May 2019 there will be three flights per week from Manchester to Los Angeles. This will put Virgin in direct competition with Thomas Cook, who also fly the route.
Los Angeles will replace the current Manchester – San Francisco route.
The Manchester routes to Las Vegas and Boston will also see increased frequency over Summer 2019. There will be four weekly services to Las Vegas from 31st March and three weekly services to Boston from 25th May.
How to earn Virgin Points from UK credit cards (January 2023)
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.
Small business owners should consider the two American Express Business cards. Points convert at 1:1 into Virgin Points.
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