Swap points for holiday poses, whilst enjoying up to 70% bonus Virgin Points

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by Katie Fiddaman
27 October 2022

From today (Wednesday 19 October) until Friday 18 November, Virgin Atlantic Flying Club members will be able to earn a bonus of up to 70% when buying Virgin Points. 

Flying Club Gold or Silver Tier members have the chance to boost their points balance by up to 70%, whilst all other members can boost their balance by up to 60% to spend on hundreds of rewards.

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Buying points is the quickest and easiest way for Flying Club members to boost their points balance and with this point bonus, members can get even more for their money!

Buy points with Virgin Atlantic Flying Club

Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Gold and Silver Tier members can earn up to 70% bonus when making a purchase:

  • Buy between 5k and 24k points and enjoy a 20% bonus 

  • 25k - 69k = 30% bonus 

  • 70k -119k = 50% bonus 

  • 120k -200k = 70% bonus 

 All other members can earn up to up 60% bonus points when making a purchase: 

  • 5k - 24k = 15% bonus 

  • 25k - 69k = 20% bonus 

  • 70k - 119k = 40% bonus 

  • 120k - 200k = 60% bonus 

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Richard X Moore, Director of Partnerships at Virgin Red, says: “This is a fantastic way for our members to be able to boost their points balance faster and get even more for their purchase! We want to reward the loyalty of our members and we hope that they take advantage of this fantastic points bonus of up to 70%.”

There are hundreds of rewards to choose from across both Flying Club and Virgin Red. Whether it’s a return flight* to New York City or the Caribbean, a pair of tickets to see your favourite artist perform from the Virgin Red Room at Manchester’s AO Arena, a case of wine or even a coffee or doughnut – there’s a reward for everyone.  

*Reward flights subject to availability. Taxes, fees and carrier-imposed surcharges apply, will depend on choice of cabin, departure airport and destination and are subject to change. 

Terms and Conditions

The Virgin Red Programme terms and conditions apply.

Up to 60% Bonus: 1. Up to 60% Bonus: Applicable Buy Points purchases made between 19th October and midnight GMT 18th November 2022 inclusive will be eligible to receive bonus points. When a member buys 5,000-24,000 points they will earn 15% bonus points, 25,000-69,000 = 20% bonus, 70,000 - 119,000 = 40% bonus, 120,000 - 200,000 = 60% bonus. The bonus points will be credited at the point of purchase and will appear on the member’s account within 24 hours.

Up to 70% Bonus for Flying Club Gold and Silver Tier members: 1. Applicable Buy Points purchases made between 19th October and midnight GMT 18th November 2022 inclusive will be eligible to receive bonus points. When the member buys 5,000-24,000 points they will earn 20% bonus points, 25,000-69,000 = 30% bonus, 70,000 - 119,000 = 50% bonus, 120,000 - 200,000 = 70% bonus. The bonus points will be credited at the point of purchase and will appear on the member’s account within 24 hours.

Points 2 - 5 apply to both the 60% and 70% offer. 2. A member can purchase a total of 100,000 points each calendar year, in increments of 1,000 points. Between 19th October and midnight GMT 18th November 2022, the limit has been increased to 200,000. A member can purchase a total of 200,000 points each, in increments of 1,000 points.

3. Members will have the right to cancel any purchases of points for up to 14 days after the date of purchase provided that none of the purchased points have been redeemed. If any of the purchased points have been redeemed, the member will not be entitled to a refund for any of the purchased points including those that have not been redeemed. Once the 14 day cooling off period has expired any points purchased and received by members are non-refundable and non-transferable, except as expressly permitted under the terms and conditions of Flying Club.

4. Every purchase comes with a one-off £15 transaction fee. Members can purchase points in increments of 1,000. It costs £15 for every 1,000 base points purchased. For example, if a member buys 1,000 base points they will pay £30, if they buy 5,000 base points they will pay £90 and if they buy 10,000 base points they will pay £165.

5. Members planning to put their points towards a specific reward should check reward availability first. Buy Points Terms and Conditions apply, and can be found on the Virgin Atlantic website.