News in brief:
Earn 6x Avios at eBay this Bank Holiday
If your Nectar account is linked to your eBay account, and you are logged in, you should see an offer for 6x points on purchases made by midnight on Monday 31st May.
You should see a banner for the offer half way down the eBay home page. It is also part of the rotating banner at the top of the page. You must click ‘Activate’ to register.
The base earning rate at eBay is 1 Nectar point (0.625 Avios) per £1 spent. With this offer, you would receive 6 Nectar points (3.75 Avios) per £1 spent.
There is a £15 minimum spend required. There is a cap of 300 base Nectar points per item – so 1,800 points in total with this offer – and the usual eBay rules on excluded categories apply.
Discounts on Virgin Atlantic Caribbean flights
Virgin Atlantic is offering a discount on all Caribbean flights booked this weekend.
You will receive:
- £20 off Economy Light, Classic and Delight
- £50 off Premium Economy
- £200 off Upper Class
The offer is for Heathrow or Manchester flights to Antigua, Barbados and Grenada.
There is no promo code – the saving should show automatically in the prices published on the Virgin Atlantic website here.
The offers runs to midnight on Tuesday 1st June for travel up to 15th December 2021. You can book here.
How to earn Virgin Points from UK credit cards (February 2023)
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, the Reward+ card has a bonus of 15,000 Virgin 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 20,000 Membership Rewards points, which convert into 20,000 Virgin Points.
The Platinum Card from American Express comes with 30,000 Membership Rewards points, which convert into 30,000 Virgin Points.
Small business owners should consider the two American Express Business cards. Points convert at 1:1 into 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.)