It’s Back: American Express (U.S.) Membership Rewards 30% Transfer Bonus For Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Until December 28, 2019

Written by Sebastian Powell @ LoyaltyLobby

American Express Membership Rewards has brought back their campaign for their U.S. based members, offering a 30% bonus on Membership Rewards transfers to Virgin Atlantic Flying Club. Virgin Atlantic Flying Club has several sweet spots in terms of partner redemptions that members can take advantage of in conjunction with this Amex transfer promotion. You can […]

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Amex Membership Rewards: Get 30% Bonus When Transferring To Virgin Atlantic

Written by Stephen Pepper @ Frequent Miler's Quick Deals

A few Membership Rewards transfer bonuses ended recently, but a couple of new ones showed up today. One of those is a 30% bonus when transferring your Amex points to Virgin Atlantic. The Deal Get a 30% bonus when transferring American Express Membership Rewards to your Virgin Atlantic Flying Club account. Key Terms Expires December 28, 2019. Quick Thoughts American Express offers transfer bonuses to Virgin Atlantic fairly frequently, but it’s always nice to see…

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Last chance: Fly to Europe from just 8,000 points with Amex transfer bonus

Written by Summer Hull @ The Points Guy

Two of the best ways to get more for your miles and points are to leverage partner airlines and to move points from a credit card to an airline or hotel loyalty program when there are solid transfer bonuses. For one more day, these two stars align for many with American Express Membership Rewards points …

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U.S. OKs expanded Delta, Air France, KLM, Virgin Atlantic pact

Written by Edward Russell @ The Points Guy

Air France, Delta Air Lines, KLM and Virgin Atlantic Airways have received a green light from U.S. authorities to expand their partnership. The Department of Transportation approved the tie-up Thursday, a move that allows the airlines to operate as essentially one under a “joint venture” between Europe and the U.S. The approval includes conditions proposed …

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Virgin Atlantic reveals fifth A350 destination, additional frequencies to U.S.

Written by Emily McNutt @ The Points Guy

Virgin Atlantic is continuing to expand its route network, adding frequencies and new aircraft. Since beginning to roll out its brand-new Airbus A350 aircraft on routes between London and New York, the airline has remained tight-lipped as to what other destinations — in addition to New York and Los Angeles — will get its newest …

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Can I book an open jaw or stopover on ANA with Virgin Atlantic miles?

Written by Ethan Steinberg @ The Points Guy

“Reader Questions” are answered twice a week by TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Ethan Steinberg. If you were to ask me to name my top airline award chart sweet spot, I would say “using Virgin Atlantic miles to book ANA premium-cabin awards” before you even finished the question. ANA award space isn’t the easiest …

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Finding British Airways and Virgin Atlantic award-seat availability just got a whole lot easier

Written by Daniel Ross @ The Points Guy

Spending air miles is often perceived to be harder than earning them in the first place. One method you can currently use to search for available award seats is Expert Flyer, which is owned by TPG’s parent company, Red Ventures. The site makes it possible to set alerts for when seats open up, as well …

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Deal alert: West Coast to London from $324 round-trip

Written by Carissa Rawson @ The Points Guy

If you’ve been looking for an excuse to head to London, now’s your chance. We’re seeing deals on multiple airlines for cheap round-trip tickets between the West Coast and London. Most of these flights are basic economy, so bags and seats will be extra. Sign up for the free daily TPG newsletter for more travel …

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TPG Points Lab: Save miles booking Delta awards with Virgin Atlantic

Written by Ethan Steinberg @ The Points Guy

The Points Lab is TPG’s newest team, dedicated to using data and leveraging technology to create resources, tools and analyses to help readers more effectively and efficiently use their points and miles. Past articles have included deep-dives into Lufthansa first-class award availability and Marriott’s peak and off-peak pricing. Today we’re looking at international business-class awards on Delta. Becoming a master …

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Airfare of the Day: Delta / Virgin Atlantic BUSINESS CLASS London (LHR/LCY), United Kingdom to Las Vegas (LAS), United States from £1,755 Round Trip

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes Delta and Virgin Atlantic and their business excursion round trip fares between London and Las Vegas. This fare allows to be routed via AMS on KLM codeshare flights. Remember you can always email us or send a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: Delta (DL)/Virgin Atlantic […]

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Virgin Atlantic delays the retirement of its A340 aircraft yet again

Written by Emily McNutt @ The Points Guy

Virgin Atlantic has extended the life of its aging Airbus A340-600 aircraft yet again, meaning some U.S. flyers on the airline may find themselves in a far older cabin than Virgin’s A330 and Boeing 787, and especially than the brand-new A350. The carrier’s recent schedule update, spotted by RoutesOnline, mentions Virgin Atlantic has extended the …

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Comparing Visa Signature and World Elite Mastercard benefits

Written by Madison Blancaflor @ The Points Guy

When you think of top rewards credit cards and their benefits, what usually comes to mind are the points, miles and perks offered by the card issuer or its cobranded partner. However, some of a card’s most useful, and often underrated, features can come from its payment network. Visa and Mastercard are the two most widely …

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7 best airline credit cards to help you reach elite status faster

Written by Eric Rosen @ The Points Guy

Earning airline elite status seems to be getting more and more difficult each year. The legacy carriers — American Airlines, Delta and United — have all instituted spending requirements in addition to flight metrics — and then raised them. That’s to say nothing of the huge overhaul United has planned for its MileagePlus Premier status …

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The ultimate Harry Potter trip with points and miles

Written by Carissa Rawson @ The Points Guy

I am an unabashed Harry Potter nut, so when I found myself (miraculously) living in Edinburgh last year I took full advantage of my luck, frequenting J.K’s old coffee shop, popping down to King’s Cross whenever I needed and sporting my Gryffindor sweatshirt in the dead of summer. I was also a broke college student …

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Using Virgin Atlantic miles for mini round-the-world trips with ANA

Written by Ethan Steinberg @ The Points Guy

By far the best “sweet spot” deal in the entire world of points and miles is Virgin Atlantic’s partner award chart for flights on Japanese carrier ANA. Since Virgin Atlantic isn’t a member of any of the major alliances, it’s built a global network through individual airline partnerships (much like Alaska Airlines), which means it …

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5 Virgin Atlantic award chart sweet spots: Fly in style to Europe, Japan and Australia for less

Written by Jason Stauffer @ Million Mile Secrets

The Virgin Atlantic Flying Club might not be the first program you think of when it comes to getting outsized value for your credit card rewards. One of the biggest issues with the program is the high taxes and fees you’ll pay for award flights to and through the U.K. on Virgin Atlantic planes. However, Virgin …

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Flybe to be rebranded as Virgin Connect following Virgin Atlantic investment

Written by Ben Smithson @ The Points Guy

British regional airline Flybe announced on Tuesday it will rebrand as Virgin Connect in 2020, following investment by a consortium including Virgin Atlantic. The new name comes as little surprise, given the name of the consortium is called ‘Connect Airways’, comprising 40% ownership by Cyprus Capital, 30% by Stobart Group and 30% by Virgin Atlantic …

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Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Buy Miles Up To 40% Mystery Bonus Through November 13, 2019

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Virgin Atlantic Flying Club has launched new Mystery Bonus to buy miles at up to a 40% bonus through November 13, 2019. Flying Club members can buy up to 100,000 miles before bonus between October 9 – December 31, 2019. If you have purchase Virgin Atlantic miles earlier this year, the limit has been reset. […]

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