If you are a holder of the Virgin Atlantic Reward+ credit card you are likely to have received an email this week announcing a £40 refund of your £160 annual card fee.
“As a Virgin Atlantic Reward+ Credit Card customer, we know that these last few months, you won’t have been able to take advantage of your Flying Club rewards in the same way.”
It wasn’t clear if this applied to all cardholders or only those renewing soon. This was the wording (emphasis mine):
So we’re refunding £40 of your annual card fee. Just after you’ve paid your fee, you’ll see your refund on your statement. There’s nothing you need to do.
Recent comments from readers suggest it applies to all cardholders, regardless of when you paid your fee. We have had comments from people who applied in January or renewed in the spring and are already seeing the £40 credit on their account.
Our full review of the Virgin Atlantic Reward+ credit card is here if you want to know more about it.
How to earn Virgin Points from UK credit cards (October 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 30,000 Membership Rewards points, which convert into 30,000 Virgin Points:
Until 2nd November 2021, there is a special offer on The Platinum Card from American Express.
You will receive a sign-up bonus of 60,000 Amex points which converts into 60,000 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.)