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Win one of 100 Virgin Voyages cruises

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Virgin Red is giving away 100 Virgin Voyages cruises.

Winners can choose from any of the Caribbean or Mediterranean sailings from now until the end of the year. You get a Sea Terrace Cabin for up to two guests, with double or twin rooms available. Flights and transfers, and other on-board purchases, are not included although the cruise is full board.

You need to be 18+ to win as the cruises are adults only.

Win one of 100 Virgin Voyages cruises

To enter, you simply need to complete this quick questionnaire on the Virgin Red website or in the app. There are no wrong answers – all it asks about are the features you find most attractive about Virgin Voyages. Entry closes at 11:59pm on Wednesday 14th September.

Feedback from readers who booked the exceptionally generous Virgin Points redemption deals has been very positive. You can read some of the feedback and tips in our Virgin Voyages Masterthread in the forums.

Virgin Voyages Mediterranean cruises are still available for redemption this Autumn for just 115,000 Virgin Points for seven nights.

PS. Virgin Voyages is now selling a handful of one-way repositioning cruises with its newest ship, Brilliant Lady, in early 2024. Trips include:

  • Australia to Singapore (15 nights)
  • Singapore to Dubai (14 nights)
  • Dubai to Athens (14 nights)

You can also combine all three for a six-week epic. You can see those cruises here.

How to earn Virgin Points from UK credit cards

How to earn Virgin Points from UK credit cards (September 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, the Reward+ card has a bonus of 15,000 Virgin Points):

Virgin Atlantic Reward+ Mastercard

15,000 points bonus and 1.5 points for every £1 you spend Read our full review

Virgin Atlantic Reward Mastercard

A generous earning rate for a free card at 0.75 points per £1 Read our full review

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.

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold

Your best beginner’s card – 20,000 points, FREE for a year & two airport lounge passes Read our full review

The Platinum Card from American Express comes with 30,000 Membership Rewards points, which convert into 30,000 Virgin Points.

EDIT: Until 25th October 2022, there is an exceptionally generous sign-up bonus on The Platinum Card. You will receive 60,000 Membership Rewards points – double the usual amount – and £200 to spend at Amex Travel. You need to spend £6,000 within six months to earn the bonus.

The Platinum Card from American Express

60,000 points, £200 travel credit and an unbeatable set of travel benefits – for a fee Read our full review

Small business owners should consider the two American Express Business cards. Points convert at 1:1 into Virgin Points.

American Express Business Platinum

40,000 points sign-up bonus and a long list of travel benefits Read our full review

American Express Business Gold

20,000 points sign-up bonus and free for a year Read our full review

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.)

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