If you are planning a trip to South Africa or the Caribbean, Virgin Atlantic is running a flash sale until Monday night. Details are here.
Promo code SOUTH gets you:
- £30 off Economy Classic and Delight
- £50 off Premium
- £75 off Upper Class
…. to Johannesburg, Cape Town and, via Airlink connections, Durban, Port Elizabeth, George, East London, Harare, Victoria Falls, Livingstone, Lusaka, Maputo and Windhoek.
Promo code BEACH gets you identical discounts on:
- Heathrow to Barbados (Economy), Antigua (Economy, Premium), Montego Bay (Economy, Premium), The Bahamas (Economy, Premium), St Lucia (all classes)
- Manchester to Bardados (all classes)
- Edinburgh to Barbados (all classes)
You can book for travel up to 30th June 2022.
You can see the small print, and book, on this page of the Virgin Atlantic website.
How to earn Virgin Points from UK credit cards (January 2022)
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 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:
(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.)