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Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines have opened their pub

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Virgin Atlantic and its joint venture partner (and 49% shareholder) Delta have opened their pop-up pub. 

I was down there last night for a couple of drinks to take a peek.

The Joint Venture pub Virgin Delta

“The Joint Venture” is at 33 New Oxford Street and has taken over “The Old Crown” for the next 10 days.  (New Oxford Street is not Oxford Street, it is to the east of Tottenham Court Road.)

Virgin Atlantic Joint Venture pub

If you’re interested in craft beer then this is definitely one for you, as the pub is selling 230 different brands – one from each of the 230 cities which Delta and Virgin fly to in the US.

It is open to the public from lunchtime today until Sunday 19th.  There are various events planned throughout the week including quiz nights – details are on the Virgin Atlantic website here.


HFP Virgin Atlantic Rewards credit card

How to earn Virgin Points from UK credit cards (July 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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