Four easy hacks for earning Virgin Points

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by Katie Fiddaman
18 January 2023

Virgin Points are already so easy to earn when you’re part of Virgin Red, but what can you do when you want to bump up those points? We’ve got four hacks that'll help you earn Virgin Points faster.

1. Play games in the Virgin Red app

Whether you prefer a quiz or a matching game, there are several opportunities to earn points with a Virgin Red competitions and games. Don't Drop The Shops, Let's Get Quizzical, This or That, Speed of Sight and Red Recall are updated every week, and if you're a winner, you get some points in your account. Good luck!

2. Link Virgin Red to Virgin Atlantic Flying Club

Did you know you can link your Virgin Red account with Virgin Atlantic Flying Club to see all your Virgin Points in one place? Plus, it gives you more partners to earn and spend Virgin Points with – a sure-fire way to get you on a flight to that dream destination sooner.

How you ask? In one click. All you have to do is type your Flying Club number in the ‘Personal Details’ section of the Virgin Red account and once your accounts are linked, you’ll see all your Virgin Points within both accounts, unlocking access to loads more rewards.

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3. Book a journey with Virgin Trains Ticketing

Virgin Trains Ticketing is a new app that allows you to rack up points on every train trip. You can book any journey up and down Britain, from a cheeky commute to an overnight adventure. And when you book e-tickets, you'll pay absolutely no booking fee and receive three points for every £1 spent.

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4. Earn 3,500 points with Virgin Money travel insurance

Have some trips planned in 2023? Then you're going to need travel insurance, and when you buy annual multi-trip travel insurance with Virgin Money, you'll get some points with that peace of mind.

With their Annual Multi-Trip insurance you can choose up to 94 days’ worldwide cover per trip, with everything you care about covered – from your gadgets to your health. Terms apply.

P.S. We always do our best to include the most up to date information but our offers do change from time to time. Click on each offer for the current points price and all the details.

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