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Earn 500 – 1,000 Virgin Flying Club miles per stay with Marriott.
Yesterday we covered a new Marriott / British Airways promotion. This offered 500 or 1,000 bonus Avios, depending on brand, on European stays for the rest of 2019. More details are on marriott.com here.
It turns out that there is an identical Virgin Atlantic offer – see here. The same rules apply:
Book by 31st August
Stay by 31st December
No minimum stay required
Only European hotels are participating
You must book via the special website using promo code MR6
Get 500 or 1,000 bonus Flying Club miles when you switch your earning preference from Marriott Bonvoy points to airline miles
Bonus is on top of your base earnings of 2 miles per $1 spent, which is explained on this page of the Virgin Atlantic website
You can find out more on the special promo page of marriott.com here.
How to earn Virgin Points from UK credit cards (January 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 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:
The Platinum Card from American Express comes with 30,000 Membership Rewards points, which convert into 30,000 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.)