The redemption deal of the 12 months: 50% off all Virgin Atlantic flights to the US and Caribbean

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Christmas has come early for Virgin Atlantic Flying Club members.

From as we speak, Virgin is discounting the variety of Virgin Points required for all award seats to and from the United States and the Caribbean by 50% for journey from Oct. 28, 2022, by March 25, 2023.

While reductions on award redemptions are supplied every now and then throughout completely different applications, similar to Flying Blue’s month-to-month promo offers, these presents are often stuffed with irritating restrictions, like blackout dates or they could solely be legitimate for economic system class flights or a handful of routes.

This supply is much extra beneficiant and easy. Simply redeem your Virgin Points from Oct. 28, by Nov. 7, 2022, for a flight operated by Virgin Atlantic to any vacation spot they fly within the U.S. or the Caribbean from now by March 25, 2023, on any date in any cabin, and you’ll obtain 50% of your Virgin Points again after you journey.

Cash fares, upgraded with Virgin Points can even obtain 50% of the Points again. As you may think, sadly, there is no such thing as a low cost on the charges, taxes and surcharges payable on redemptions.

Gold Reward Seats (reward seats booked with double factors) are excluded. However, Upgrade Rewards and Companion Rewards, together with these earned on Virgin Atlantic bank cards, are eligible for this supply.​ Flights operated by associate airways like Air France, KLM and Delta are additionally excluded.

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With no blackout dates and all cabins relevant, that is prone to be the perfect factors and miles redemption deal you will notice this 12 months. Given the vast majority of Virgin’s route community is from the U.Okay. to the U.S. and Caribbean, the one locations excluded from this supply are:

  • Cape Town.
  • Delhi, India.
  • Islamabad.
  • Johannesburg.
  • Lahore, Pakistan.
  • Mumbai, India.
  • Tel Aviv.

So what number of Virgin Points are you able to save in your subsequent redemption?

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Here are the conventional costs for round-trip redemptions on Virgin Atlantic, with the 50% low cost costs additionally displayed. For one-way you’ll need half of the discounted value, with flights ranging from a really low 5,000 every method to the northeast U.S.

Remember, Virgin’s model new A330neo plane with a brand new Upper-Class Suite is now flying to Boston (BOS), and shortly to Tampa (TPA), with each locations included on this supply.

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Flying 23,750 miles from Florida to the U.Okay. every method in enterprise class is without doubt one of the greatest redemption offers you’re prone to see for the foreseeable future, even with taxes and gasoline surcharges.

Here are the usual journey dates for the supply interval:

  • Nov. 2 by Dec. 9, 2022.
  • Jan. 5 by March 23, 2023.

Caribbean normal season dates:

  • Nov. 2 by Dec. 9, 2022.
  • Jan. 1 by March 5, 2023.
  • March 30 by April 18, 2023.

Here are the height dates for the supply interval:

  • Oct. 28 by Nov. 1, 2022.
  • Dec.10-31, 2022.
  • Jan. 1-4, 2023.
  • March 24-25, 2023.

Caribbean peak season dates:

  • Oct. 28 by Nov. 1, 2022.
  • Dec. 10-31, 2022.
  • Jan. 1 by March 5, 2023.

Related: How to improve your subsequent Virgin Atlantic flight with Virgin Points

The supply course of is a little bit uncommon and convoluted. Rather than discounting the factors wanted when reserving in the course of the supply interval, Flying Club members might want to redeem the complete quantity, and can then obtain 50% of their factors again after touring into their Virgin Red accounts, 28 days after journey.

Flying Club members should be sure that they’ve opened a Virgin Red account earlier than they journey to allow them to obtain the factors again. Your Virgin Points will show in each your Flying Club and Virgin Red accounts, which means you should use the refunded factors in your Virgin Red account to guide flights by Flying Club with out having to switch them from account to account.

Still, for such a beneficiant supply it’s value leaping by just a few small hoops and I think this promotion has been launched to encourage Flying Club members to open Virgin Red accounts. If you’ve gotten an present redemption to an eligible vacation spot in the course of the supply interval, it’s possible you’ll want to cancel it for $50 (£43) and rebook from Oct, 28, so the reserving advantages from the 50% factors refund low cost.

This unimaginable supply is offered for a restricted time solely so be sure you guide right here earlier than Nov. 7, 2022.

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