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Morrisons has gone from Virgin Atlantic’s in-store points scheme

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Less than a month after it came back, supermarket chain Morrisons has gone from the Virgin Atlantic ‘points from instore shopping’ scheme.

Yesterday, 2nd December, was the last day to earn.

Earning rates varied, but I was on a whopping 8 miles per £1 if I spent over £30 per transaction:

Virgin Points at Morrisons

Let’s see if it returns again. It was clearly unaffordable in the form above.


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How to earn Virgin Points from UK credit cards (January 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.

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.)

Comments (38)

  • Hanif says:

    For me at least there does not seem to be any active in-store stores in the virgin point scheme.

  • rams1981 says:

    my 33k points at Morrisons have tracked, hope they confirm!