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Here’s a discount code for Virgin Atlantic economy flights to the Caribbean, Orlando and Las Vegas

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Virgin Atlantic has launched two new offers for Economy travel this Winter:

Save up to £60 off Economy flights to the Caribbean

If you want to travel to the Caribbean later this year, you can save up to £60 on your flights with a special promo code.

Routes included in this offer are:

Gatwick to Barbados

Gatwick to Antigua

Gatwick to Saint Lucia

Gatwick to Grenada

Gatwick to Tobago

Gatwick to Jamaica

Manchester to Barbados

You will get £40 off Economy Classic and £60 off Economy Delight. We reviewed Economy Delight, Virgin Atlantic’s best Economy, product hereThis article (click) explains why, because you earn so many extra Flying Club miles from Economy Delight, it can actually work out a better deal than Economy Light or Economy Clasic!

The promo code CA704 must be used when booking via this special booking page.

Flight bookings must be made here by 16th July 2018 for travel from 22nd August 2018.

Save up to £75 off Economy flights to Orlando and Las Vegas

Virgin Atlantic‘s new special flight fares to Orlando and Las Vegas do not need a promo code and can be booked on this website.  Depending on your choice of Economy product you can save up to £75 when booking your flights by 15th July 2018.

The special fares are valid on flights from London or Manchester to Orlando and Las Vegas.

As an example the lead prices for flights from London to Orlando are:

£390 return on Economy Light
£395 return on Economy Classic
£495 return on Economy Delight

The travel period from London to Orlando or Las Vegas is:

Outbound 28th October – 11th December, 24th December – 29th March

Inbound 29th October – 31st December, 7th January – 6th April

Manchester to Orlando flight fares start from:

£405 return on Economy Light
£410 return on Economy Classic
£510 return on Economy Delight

The travel periods for flights from Manchester to Orlando are 28th October – 12th December and 25th December 2018 – 23rd March 2019.

The travel period for flights from Manchester to Las Vegas is 31st August – 27th October 2018.

All flights to Orlando and Las Vegas must be booked by 15th July.

The Orlando and Las Vegas booking page is here.

To maximise your miles when paying, your best bet is one of the two Virgin Atlantic Reward credit cards.  These earn double miles (3 per £1 on the paid card or 1.5 per £1 on the free card) when you book at virginatlantic.com or via Virgin Holidays.  Another option is American Express Preferred Rewards Gold which offers double points – 2 per £1 – when you book flight tickets directly with an airline.


How to earn Virgin Points from UK credit cards

How to earn Virgin Points from UK credit cards (May 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, one has a bonus of 30,000 points until 6th June 2022):

Virgin Rewards Plus credit card

Virgin Atlantic Reward+ Mastercard

30,000 points bonus (SPECIAL OFFER) and 1.5 points for every £1 you spend Read our full review

Virgin Rewards credit card

Virgin Atlantic Reward Mastercard

A generous earning rate for a free card at 0.75 points per £1 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:

American Express Amex Gold

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

The Platinum Card from American Express comes with 30,000 Membership Rewards points, which convert into 30,000 Virgin Points.

The Platinum Card has doubled its sign-up bonus to 60,000 Membership Rewards points, which convert to 60,000 Virgin Points, if you apply by 1st June 2022.

American Express Platinum card Amex

The Platinum Card from American Express

60,000 points (SPECIAL OFFER) and an unbeatable set of travel benefits – for a fee Read our full review

Small business owners should consider the two American Express Business cards. Points convert at 1:1 into Virgin Points.

Amex Platinum Business American Express

American Express Business Platinum

40,000 points sign-up bonus and a long list of travel benefits Read our full review

American Express Business Gold

20,000 points sign-up bonus and free for a year 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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