Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Devalues Many Delta Awards

Just as the calendar turned over in 2021, Virgin Atlantic Flying Club very quietly changed its redemption scheme for flights operated by Delta. Long-haul and premium cabin travelers will be disappointed to find out their points won’t take them nearly as far anymore. However, there’s a silver lining in these changes for domestic and other short-haul flyers.

Do Virgin Atlantic “Virgin Points” Expire?

Great news points and miles collectors! Effective September 24, 2020, Virgin Atlantic’s “Virgin points” (formerly known as Flying Club Miles) no longer expire. That makes the Virgin Atlantic mileage program an even better program to focus on. Sweet spots include Delta business class flights to Europe for 50,000 points or to Asia for 60,000 points.

Air France, KLM, and Virgin Atlantic Launch New Award Partnership

Air France and KLM recently launched a new partnership with Virgin Atlantic, making both Flying Club and Flying Blue miles even more valuable. You’ll now have the ability to book partner awards on either airline using the other’s currency. In this article, we’re digging into the new partner award options to highlight the best values.

American Express Offering 30% Transfer Bonus to Virgin Atlantic

American Express is offering a 30% transfer bonus to Virgin Atlantic through December 28, 2019. If you can put this promotion to work with an upcoming trip, you can save a pile of points or upgrade your travel experience without spending nearly as many Membership Rewards. Check out our breakdown to see if this deal could work for you.

4,000 Bonus Virgin Atlantic Miles With Avis

Avis has announced a promotion where you can earn 4,000 miles with Virgin Atlantic for rentals of 3 days or more of vehicles in group C or higher. The promotion is valid across the globe with the exclusion of South America and Australia, but bookings must be made by August 15, 2018.