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Earn 500 – 1,000 Virgin Flying Club miles per Marriott hotel stay

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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 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 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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