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Two more Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse lounges join Priority Pass and Lounge Club

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Two additional Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse lounges have joined the Priority Pass lounge network.

Last November, Virgin began to let Priority Pass guests use its Los Angeles Clubhouse during the hours it was normally closed.  It operates with a different food offering which is cleared away and replaced before the Upper Class passengers begin to arrive.

The service is now extended to Washington Dulles and New York Newark.  It is effective immediately for Priority Pass and Lounge Club with Mastercard World Elite’s LoungeKey to follow next week.

Details are:

Washington DC Dulles International (pictured below)

Location: Concourse A, across from Gate A32

Availability: 06:00 to 13:30

New York NJ Newark International

Location: After the security checks in Terminal B

Availability: 14:00 to 18:00 

Remember that American Express Gold cardholders get two free Lounge Club passes which would be accepted at either lounge.  Alternatively you can get a Priority Pass via American Express Platinum or by buying one.


HFP Virgin Atlantic Rewards credit card

How to earn Virgin Points from UK credit cards (August 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.)

Comments (95)

  • Peter says:

    I have just received the supplementary card for the OH. I noticed the 3000 points are already in my account, do I need to activate the card or can it go straight in the bin?

    • johnny_c-l says:

      Scissors & bin!

    • Genghis says:

      Until you regret not having the supp when a decent offer comes around. No harm activating it and keeping it just in case.

  • the real harry1 says:

    My SPG points have gone out of my Amex a/c to my Starpoints a/c – I can now close the Amex a/c, right? if no longer need the card etc

  • Go says:

    Miles and more clearly turning the screw so that people lose their balances when the card goes. I just checked out their hotel booking service using miles and the message is

    “Dear Miles & More Member,

    Until further notice, Miles & More Hotels and Miles & More Cars are not available due to a technical change. We regret any inconvenience this may cause.
    Should you have any questions about your existing bookings, please contact the Miles & More Service Centre at +49 (0)69 – 209 777 777 in the meantime.

    Your Miles & More Team”

  • Jimbob says:

    OT trying to time the triggering of my ba 241 voucher. Do I get it immediately after triggering the £10k spend, or does it get rewarded at the same time as the Avios points after transferred following the Amex statement

  • Ray says:

    So just opened the post and the MBNA United card is no more, last day to earn miles is 20 July 18☹️

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