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The HfP chat thread – Wednesday 12th May

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Comments (409)

  • s879 says:

    How long should Amex to Virgin transfer take? It says 30 minutes on the Amex website but its been a day since I transferred.

    • Travel Strong says:

      Call up Amex – almost instant if its works properly…. And on the first time it *never* works properly without calling amex.
      However, if this is not your first time on this MR account, something may be slow on virgin’s end.

    • Rob says:

      Should be instant as long as you’ve transferred before. First time transfers cuold take longer.

  • Sam says:

    Seems you can now earn 3 virgin points per £1 on all uk train tickets booked on the virgin Red app with no booking fees

  • TGLoyalty says:

    I reckon you might get lucky but expect it to be clawed back.

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