Amex Launches an Incredible 12 Airline and Hotel Transfer Bonuses For September
American Express Membership Rewards are loaded with value. Now through (at least) the end of September, you can get even more out of them. Amex is offering various bonuses when you convert Membership Rewards to 12 different transfer partners.
Why You Should Consider Buying Virgin Points With up to a 70% Bonus (1.6¢ per point)
Virgin Atlantic just announced a new buy points promotion. Through August 14, 2021, Flying Club members can buy up to 225,000 points for as little as 1.6¢ per point. That’s an incredible deal considering some of the partner award sweet spots available—including ANA first class for less than $1,000 one-way!
You Can Now Fly ANA First Class to Japan for Just 55,000 Virgin Points One-Way
One of the sweetest sweet spots just got even sweeter! Flying Club members can now redeem Virgin points for one-way ANA awards in any class of service. Combined with this partnership’s unbelievable award pricing, this opens incredible opportunities for flights to/from Japan. But don’t delay—deals this good don’t tend to last forever.
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.
Great Delta One Suites Award Availability Starting at Only 50,000 Miles!
Fly to Asia. Fly to Europe. Fly almost anywhere Delta operates its Delta One Suites product, and all starting from just 50,000 miles per person and minimal fees. If you’re itching to travel again, you may be a lot closer to your next business class redemption than you think.
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.
Overlooking Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Can Be Costly
The best ways to increase the value received from your miles and points is to use less of them. Here are a few of Virgin Atlantic’s best partners to help you maximize your next award redemption.
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.