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Win free flights in Virgin Atlantic’s pub quiz tonight

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On Friday we covered the opening of Virgin Atlantic’s pop-up pub, “The Joint Venture”, at 33 New Oxford Street.  I said that there would be quizzes during the week but I didn’t have the details.

[EDIT 8am: apparently the quiz tonight is for pre-invited groups so you should not turn up purely for that]

The Joint Venture pub Virgin Delta

Yesterday reader Jonathan sent me this:

“Thank you for your posts about “The Joint Venture”.  I went to the quiz last night and my team took home 3rd prize (which was a gift bag with bottles of beer and pint glasses).  It was good fun and being an American expat was a big advantage.

First prize was exactly as advertised — free economy tickets for each member of the four person team.  The team that won appeared to be pub quiz pros.  They finished with about 10% more points than the runner up.

If any of your readers are planning to go to the second competition on Wednesday, you may want to give them a heads up on a few things.  There isn’t much space upstairs so only 10 teams are allowed to compete.  Arrive early — yesterday the slots were filled before 7 for the 8 pm start.  The sign up sheet is with the flight attendants.”

Good luck to anyone who pops down there tonight.

You can learn more about the pub, which is open until Sunday, on the Virgin Atlantic site here.

How to earn Virgin Points from UK credit cards

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):

Virgin Atlantic Reward+ Mastercard

15,000 points bonus and 1.5 points for every £1 you spend Read our full review

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 Preferred Rewards Gold

Your best beginner’s card – 20,000 points, FREE for a year & four 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 from American Express

30,000 points and unbeatable 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.

American Express Business Platinum

40,000 points sign-up bonus and a £200 Amex Travel credit every year 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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