Virgin Atlantic Flying Club is the loyalty program of Virgin Atlantic Airways. Virgin Atlantic offers 2 types of award flights - Standard season and Peak season. The best availability is offered for the Standard season. This program is not widely known, but it is definitely worth a look especially for its partner airline redemptions.
No official alliance affiliation
Approximate miles value
1.1 cents per mile
% of base flown miles
Limit on amount of miles you can purchase
Up to 100,000 points in the calendar year.
Courtesy Hold for award reservation
Allowed for 24 hours
Do you need to open an account to check availability?
No, you need to pay per segment
Yes for members with Gold elite status
You must call to book most partner flights
Delta, Air France, KLM, Scandinavian Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, South African Airways, ANA, Hawaiian Airlines
Credit card partners
American Express (1:1.30 - 30% bonus until 12/31, instant transfer), Chase (1:1, instant transfer), Citi ThankYou (1:1, instant transfer)
IHG Rewards (5:1, 6 weeks transfer), Marriott Bonvoy (3:1, 48 hours transfer), Hilton Honors (10:1.5, up to 30 days transfer), World of Hyatt (5:3, 6-8 weeks transfer)
Co-Branded credit card in the US
Do you use this program? Share your experience and tips in the comments below. Your thoughts would be very valuable to us!
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