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  • kermit 7 posts

    Hi all

    I last had the VA credit card in May 2023 and wondering if it’s been long enough to qualify for the sign up bonus? Is it 6 months or 12?

    Many thanks

    Rob
    HfP Staff
    2,299 posts

    Six months. Anyway, you can’t be accepted and NOT get the bonus – you either get rejected, or you get accepted and you get the bonus. You can’t be accepted and not get a bonus.

    kermit 7 posts

    Thanks Rob!

    phantomchickenz 325 posts

    If the companion voucher (or other reward) is triggered, will it be lost if you subsequently cancel the Virgin credit card?

    SteveJ 1,000 posts

    @phantomchickenz as it stands no, you do not lose the voucher when cancelling the card.

    mrcrsearle 100 posts

    I applied yesterday after cancelling last May.

    I say applied, I applied for the free card by accident. Got approved & then realised.

    I rang up & customer support said we can cancel but you cant reapply for 3 months – but we can waive this. I done so & was rejected for the reward plus.
    Strange as no debt household income over £100k & excellent credit score/history.

    aq.1988 481 posts

    I applied yesterday after cancelling last May.

    I say applied, I applied for the free card by accident. Got approved & then realised.

    I rang up & customer support said we can cancel but you cant reapply for 3 months – but we can waive this. I done so & was rejected for the reward plus.
    Strange as no debt household income over £100k & excellent credit score/history.

    Rob has mentioned you can appeal a rejection in writing, and that there’s a good of it being overturned.

    Have a read of the below article:
    https://www.headforpoints.com/2023/09/30/last-chance-30000-virgin-points-bonus-virgin-atlantic-reward-credit-card/

    kermit 7 posts

    I applied yesterday after cancelling last May.

    I say applied, I applied for the free card by accident. Got approved & then realised.

    I rang up & customer support said we can cancel but you cant reapply for 3 months – but we can waive this. I done so & was rejected for the reward plus.
    Strange as no debt household income over £100k & excellent credit score/history.

    I’m in a similar position here. Just applied and was accepted for the + card – glad I did after reading your experience. Hopefully you are able to get the decision overturned.

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