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Day 2: Win 20,000 Virgin Points with Virgin Red

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Today is the second day in our five day giveaway series with Virgin Red, the brand new rewards club from Virgin.

In total, we are giving away half a million Virgin Points this week. Today three HfP readers will each win 20,000 Virgin Points – more than enough for a range of redemptions or to start saving for something bigger.

Make sure you visit Head for Points each day this week, or subscribe to our daily emails, to find out about the next three giveaways. The prizes will get bigger and better as the week progresses.

Win 20,000 Virgin Points

Sign up to Virgin Red

As we’re giving away Virgin Points, you’ll need a Virgin Red account to deposit the points if you win.

If you are already a Virgin Atlantic Flying Club member, Virgin Red unlocks more ways to earn and spend points. All you need to do is join Virgin Red and link your existing Flying Club account. You will also be able to monitor your Virgin Points transactions via the Virgin Red app instead of logging in to Flying Club.

If you are not a Virgin Atlantic Flying Club member, Virgin Red is still for you. You can join and access over 100 ways to earn and spend with both Virgin companies and beyond. Rewards starts at just 200 Virgin Points so you don’t need to be a big spender or a big flyer to get something.

Virgin Red is free and open to anyone in the UK aged 18+. Anyone signing up to Virgin Red gets a welcome bonus of 500 Points when you make your first earn transaction, which is enough for two sausage rolls at Greggs*.

Members Only 12 Bottle Mixed Wine Case Virgin Wines
Exclusive 12-bottle case from Virgin Wines

Tuesday’s prize: Win 20,000 Virgin Points

Today – and only today – Head for Points and Virgin Red are giving away 20,000 Virgin Points to three lucky winners.

If you already have an active Virgin Points account then 20,000 points will net you some excellent rewards or get you closer to what you’re saving for.

If you are starting from scratch, 20,000 points is enough to snag you a number of rewards via the Virgin Red app or website. Examples include:

  • A return flight to New York City, Boston or Washington DC with Virgin Atlantic in Economy (20,000 points + taxes and charges). If you’d rather a beach holiday you can fly to the Caribbean, too. 2022 is the year for exploring new and old places and reminding yourself what makes travel great. Alternatively, upgrade to Upper Class from 14,000 points (+ taxes and charges) and travel in style. Pricing is based on standard season rewards.
  • An exclusive 12 bottle mixed case of Virgin Wines (19,000 points) delivered straight to your door for you to enjoy this Summer. You can also choose from a selection of reds, whites or even prosecco – whatever takes your fancy. If wine isn’t your thing, try the selection of German lagers.
  • Take a 30 minute flying lesson, an introduction to falconry or a pamper day with cream tea with Virgin Experience Days. There are hundreds of unique experiences to choose from!

Hungry? You can also spend your 20,000 points on 100 Greggs sausage rolls! Luckily Virgin Points never expire so you don’t need to eat them all at once.

Virgin Experience Days Flying lesson
Flying lessons with Virgin Experience days

How to enter

Simply fill out the widget below (or click here) to be in with the chance to win 20,000 Virgin Points.

Please read the full Terms & Conditions in the entry widget. You must be a UK resident, and physically present in the UK today, to enter. Only one entry per person is allowed.

Entries close at midnight tonight (Tuesday). Good luck.

If you are not already a member of Virgin Red, you can register on the website here.

Win 20,000 Virgin Points!

* Only open to new members. Virgin Points must be credited before 31.10.21 to qualify for the 500 bonus points. Bonus points available on the first qualifying earn transaction only. Full terms and conditions and details of qualifying transaction partners found here.

Comments (20)

  • Mouse says:

    Why doesn’t Gleam have a “log in with email” option? I detest that google, facebook etc are allowed to act as intermediary data hoovers in every click one ever makes. Sorry to harp on the same point as yesterday.

    • James says:

      It does have this! Try logging out from Gleam and then there’s an email option available when I put my details back in. Well there is for me.

      • Jens Fallesen says:

        Tried that but as soon as I had entered my address, I was asked to verify in one of those ways. Which is obviously stupid as you could simply use a fake account…

    • Jens Fallesen says:

      Completely agree. Not taking part with that requirement. Strangely, I was not asked to login yesterday.

      • mradey says:

        As another data point, I refused cookies today for gleam (Safari offered the allow/deny). As yesterday, I needed to complete an image ‘captcha’.

      • Rob says:

        You must be blocking cookies. We can’t replicate this.

    • VerdantBacon says:

      I logged in with email with no problems yesterday, it’s remembered my details for today. Didn’t ask for any social media verification at all

    • Luke says:

      If it bothers you, just set up a separate social profile for entering promos

    • Mouse says:

      Tried again on the same machine, same browser, from office rather than home, and got the capcha this time. Weird.

      Anyway, aside from my whinging, thanks Rob for setting up another good giveaway

    • Bagoly says:

      It seems that Gleam does offer separate login option.

      But I agree about detesting – even worse than Google/Facebook using the data is that one is totally dependent on the honesty of the site’s programming that they are not stealing the login details for E.g. gmail where password-change confirmations go…

  • BJ says:

    Does it matter if the email we are signed into Google etc doesn’t match the email address we use on Virgin Red?

  • Peter K says:

    Thank you for these competitions 😊

  • ankomonkey says:

    Falconry here I come!

  • AJA says:

    Reading this article reminded me of my very poor experience with Virgin Experiences several years ago. My family bought me a voucher for a flight in a balloon as a present for a milestone birthday. It turned out the voucher was only valid for one year (not immediately apparent). Worse the balloon trips only take place between May and October due to weather constraints. Unfortunately my initial trip was cancelled due to bad weather, it took me ages to book another flight which was also cancelled and I was never able to book another due to scheduling conflicts and inability to take holiday. Net result was voucher expired before I could use it and Virgin refused to extend it. Wasn’t happy.

    Maybe things are different today but buyer beware, check the T&Cs very carefully before exchanging those points for a Virgin Experience.

    • CarpalTravel says:

      No different when I last checked. Voucher expiry is a crock, they should have a the very, very least, 2 years. I refuse to even consider them until it changes.

    • Dubious says:

      I had a similar experience after getting a hot air balloon ride for my mother. I have a foggy recollection that if the initial scheduled date is cancelled you get some extension on the voucher but I think you have to phone up and request as it wasn’t automatic.

      Was relieved when my mother finally got her flight.

  • Ben says:

    Slightly off topic , but has anyone received the 750 Tesco clubcard points from the Hotels cot com promo Rob highlighted in mid July. Nothing yet for me.

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