Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Flying Club

Virgin Flying Club is the loyalty scheme for Virgin Atlantic Airways. The articles below outline the best ways of earning and spending Flying Club points and cover changes to the Virgin route network.

 

Virgin is a partner with American Express Membership Rewards, Heathrow Rewards and Tesco Clubcard amongst others.  You can find out more about Virgin Flying Club on their website here.

 

There are various ways of earning Virgin Flying Club miles from UK credit cards.  Many cards also have generous sign-up bonuses!  Click here to read our detailed summary of all UK credit cards which earn Virgin Flying Club miles.

Update on Flybe’s loyalty plans now it has dropped Avios

Flybe is not launching a new loyalty scheme imminently, I was told this week. Flybe‘s partnership with Avios came to an end on 30th April. It is no longer possible to earn or spend Avios with Flybe, although existing redemptions will be honoured.  For clarity, […]

£50 off Virgin Atlantic Premium to the US

Virgin Atlantic is offering £50 off flights to the US in its Premium cabin.  You need to book today, however. Until midnight tonight (Friday 3rd) you will get £50 off flights in Premium from London and Manchester to the United States on selected dates.  A Sunday […]

BEST BONUS EVER: Get 12,000 to 30,000 sign-up miles with the Virgin Atlantic credit cards!

Virgin Atlantic has brought back an impressive special offer for its new Virgin Money-issued Reward and Reward+ credit cards. This is the biggest bonus that Virgin Atlantic has EVER run on these cards.  If you have not already applied then this is the ideal time […]

Last call for 40% bonus buying Virgin miles or using Miles Booster

Until 30th April, you can get a bonus of up to 40% when you buy Virgin Flying Club miles: 15% bonus when you buy 1,000 – 9,000 miles 20% bonus when you buy 10,000 – 29,000 miles 30% bonus when you buy 30,000 – 69,000 […]

My review of Delta One – see what you get from a £4 ‘US to Europe’ Virgin redemption

This is my review of the Delta One business class service between London Heathrow and Atlanta. Last week we ran an article showing how you can redeem Virgin Flying Club miles for Delta’s Business Class service and pay just £4 in taxes and charges. As […]

How to earn Flying Club miles with the Virgin Atlantic 1 year Flying Club Savings Account

This article is sponsored by Virgin Money One of the more interesting ways of earning Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles is with the Virgin Atlantic 1 year Flying Club Savings Account. The partnership between Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Money is really developing. We have covered […]

How Amex Membership Rewards members can buy miles for up to 50% off

One of the lesser known features of the American Express Membership Rewards programme is the ability to buy up to 10,000 Membership Rewards points per year for 1.5p each. This facility is mentioned on the Amex website here – scroll down to Clause 3 – although […]

Virgin Atlantic sale ending today

Today is the last day of the Virgin Atlantic Spring Sale with deals to the US in Economy and Upper Class. Until tonight, 19th April, you can find reduced fares on flights to the US from London Heathrow and Manchester. Full details are on this […]

Mistake fixed or backtracking? Virgin cuts £100 from Upper Class taxes to the USA

Last weekend we ran an article showing how pricing for Virgin Atlantic Upper Class redemptions to the US – and only the US, and only if you fly with Virgin Atlantic – had gone crazy. The taxes and charges figure for ALL Virgin Atlantic Upper […]

How to use Virgin Atlantic miles to fly USA-Europe in Business for just £4 of tax!

On Saturday we covered the slightly shocking news that Virgin Atlantic has hiked the taxes and charges on Virgin Flying Club miles redemptions to the United States in Upper Class to £764 return. The good news is that this only applies to US routes.  The […]

Get 8,000 Virgin miles for opening a Virgin Money ISA

On Friday we looked at a generous new offer for anyone willing to transfer an existing Stocks & Shares ISA to Virgin Money – see here.  You can earn up to 22,500 Virgin Flying Club miles. For everyone else who does not want to transfer […]

Mistake or madness? Virgin adds £200+ to USA Upper Class surcharges

Either something has gone wrong with the Virgin Atlantic pricing computer, or someone at Virgin Atlantic has been smoking something dodgy this week. Whichever reason it is, pricing for Virgin Atlantic Upper Class redemptions to the US – and only the US, and only if […]

New No 1 Lounges / Virgin Atlantic offer looks generous

No 1 Lounges has launched a new ‘double miles’ deal with Virgin Atlantic – see here.  This leads to an exceptionally good deal for the new My Lounge at Gatwick’s South Terminal. My Lounge, the ‘hipster’ offshoot of No 1 Lounges, opened at London Gatwick’s […]

Virgin Atlantic Spring Sale now on – decent US deals in all classes

Virgin Atlantic has launched a Spring Sale with deals to the US in Economy and Upper Class. Until 19th April you can find reduced fares on flights to the US from London Heathrow and Manchester. Full details are on this special website. Looking at the […]

Get 22,500 Virgin Atlantic miles for moving an EXISTING Stocks & Shares ISA

Virgin Money has launched a very interesting new offer for anyone who is interested in transferring an EXISTING Stocks & Shares ISA. Virgin Money has offered Virgin Flying Club miles for many years to people who have taken out new Stocks & Shares ISAs.  I will […]

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