Today is the last day of the Virgin Atlantic Spring Sale with deals to the US in Economy and Upper Class.
Until tonight, 19th April, you can find reduced fares on flights to the US from London Heathrow and Manchester.
A few prices have changed since the launch of the sale. Manchester – Orlando, for example, has gone down from £480 to £391 (Economy for travel outbound 27th October – 12th December and 8th January – 27th March 2020).
Virgin is also doing a ‘flight and hotel’ sale with savings of up to £250 – see here.
Until 23rd April – note the four day extension here – you can:
Save £100 when you spend £1,000-£2,250 and use code 100SAVING
Save £150 when you spend £2,251-£3,750 and use code 150SAVING
Save £250 when you spend £3,751+ and use code 250SAVING
You must book via the Virgin Atlantic ‘flight and hotel packages’ site here. You also earn two bonus Flying Club miles for every £1 spent on a ‘flight and hotel’ package.
Click here to read our detailed summary of all UK credit cards which earn Virgin Flying Club miles. That page is regularly updated with the latest special offers and will still be accurate even if you are reading this article months after publication.
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 (June 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):
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:
(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.)