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Last day for the Virgin Atlantic North America flight sale

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Today is the last chance to book the current Virgin Atlantic Upper Class flash sale.

You must book seven days in advance of travel and fly out, at the latest, by 30th September.  10th October is your last day to fly home.  A Saturday night stay is required.

Upper Class deals to the East Coast include:

Boston £1,486

Washington £1,486

New York £1,486 (this includes the new A350 service which launches on 10th September on the 13.30 Heathrow service, excluding Thursdays)

Las Vegas £1,503

Other destinations are included but are pricier.  Our full article is here.  Virgin’s pages describing Upper Class are here and the Heathrow Clubhouse is outlined here.  You can book on the Virgin Atlantic site here.

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.

Last day for VIrgin Atlantic USA sale

How to earn Virgin Atlantic miles from UK credit cards

As a reminder, there are various ways of earning Virgin Flying Club miles from UK credit cards.  Many cards also have generous sign-up bonuses!

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 triple points – 3 per £1 – when you book flight tickets in a foreign currency, because it triggers both the ‘double points for airline spend’ and the ‘double points for foreign spend’ bonuses.

(Want to earn more Virgin Flying Club miles?  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.)

Comments (1)

  • James says:

    The VA sale does have some good offerings. However…on our next trip, we’re travelling out in PE and back in Upper. Before the sale, upgrades to Upper were @£800: after the sale started the upgrade jumped to @£2300. The latter is £600 more than their Upper return sale fare. I am a loyal VA customer (and go Gold for life in 2021 if I stick with them) and I know there are advantages to booking in advance (which we have to do) but this is disappointing, to say the least