Virgin Atlantic flights reward seat sale - up to 30% off points price on selected routes

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by Katie Fiddaman
16 February 2023

For a limited time only, you can book reward seats to select destinations in the UK, US, Caribbean, and Asia, and save 30% off the usual points price. Let your Virgin Points go the distance when you book between 16 and 28 February, and travel before 31 May 2023.

So, whether it's soaking up the sun on some of the world's most beautiful beaches or exploring the sights in brand-new cities – Virgin Atlantic has your next adventure covered. 

Reward seats start from just 12,600 return Virgin Points from London to Tel Aviv, but you could be exploring the Big Apple or sunning yourself in Antigua for just 14,000 points. 

Book a reward seat at 30% discounted rate

What is a reward seat?

A reward seat is what you get when you cover the full airfare of your Virgin Atlantic flight with Virgin Points, so all you need to pay for are the taxes, fees, and carrier-imposed surcharges – which vary according to destination, and cabin. Now with 30% off selected reward seats points prices, you can enjoy a more rewarding way of travelling to some of the most sought-after destinations in the world. You lucky thing, you. 

To bag yourself a reward seat, make sure you're a member of both Virgin Red and Virgin Atlantic Flying Club, and link your accounts to sync your Virgin Points balance. Simply add your Flying Club number in the 'Personal details' section of the Virgin Red app and let your travel dreams take flight.

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Virgin Red

How do I book?

  1. Head over to the Virgin Atlantic website 

  2. Choose your destination and travel dates 

  3. Select 'Show Price in Points' under the 'Advanced search' followed by your desired cabin – either Economy, Premium or Upper Class 

  4. Click the arrow and browse the reward seats available to you – at a 30% discounted points price.

Where can I go?

If you’re based in the UK, you can fly from London Heathrow to Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Tampa, Washington, Antigua, Islamabad, Lahore, Mumbai or Tel Aviv at 30% off, or from Manchester to New York, also at the 30% discount. 

For example, return reward flights from London, travelling in Economy class, are reduced to the following: 

  • Tel Aviv - 12,600+ Virgin Points (reduced from 18,000+ points) 

  • New York - 14,000+ Virgin Points (reduced from 20,000+ points) 

  • Antigua - 14,000+ Virgin Points (reduced from 20,000+ points) 

  • Austin - 21,000+ Virgin Points (reduced from 30,000+ points) 

Imagine sunning yourself in Antigua, and your Virgin Points balance is only 14,000 points lighter for a return...Bliss. 

For those based in the US, you can fly from New York to Manchester. Or if you’re headed to London Heathrow, you can travel there from Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Tampa, Washington, Antigua, Islamabad, Lahore, Mumbai or Tel Aviv. Exploring The Big Smoke just got sweeter.  

For example, return reward flights from the USA to the UK are reduced to the following: 

  • From New York, Boston, Washington or Antigua to London Heathrow -14,000+ Virgin Points (reduced from 20,000+) 

  • From Atlanta, Miami or Tampa to London Heathrow - 17,500+ Virgin Points (reduced from 25,000+) 

  • From Austin, LA, San Francisco or Seattle to London Heathrow - 21,000+ Virgin Points (reduced from 30,000+) 

Fancy an upgrade?

You can also upgrade from a regular seat to a reward seat in Premium or Upper Class with Virgin Points. Upgrade your flight by 28 February to enjoy 30% off the points price – and let your holiday begin before you've even stepped on board.

Enjoy dedicated check in, priority boarding and tons of little extras before you stretch out into your extra legroom and drift into holiday mode. Just remember, reward upgrades are subject to availability and payment of additional taxes and charges.

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Virgin Atlantic

Tipping your points

If you do your weekly shopping with Tesco, and have a Tesco Clubcard, you can convert your Tesco Clubcard points into Virgin Points. Turn those weekly shops into a strawberry daiquiri on the sands of Miami. Literally.  

Or, if you’re a Citi Bank customer, you can transfer your ThankYou Points to Virgin Points through Virgin Atlantic Flying Club from 19 February and turn that points balance into the holiday you’ve been dreaming of.

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Virgin Atlantic

So, what are you waiting for? Grab your sandals and shades and get to your dream destination faster with the Virgin Atlantic reward seats points price sale.

Say hello to Virgin Red

Join Virgin Red, the rewards club from Virgin. Earn Virgin Points with brands you know and love, then spend them on rewards from across the Virgin family and beyond.

Terms and conditions

  • Offer valid for new reward flights and upgrades booked using Virgin Points between 00:01 GMT 16 February 2023 and 23:59 GMT 28 February 2023, for flights departing between 00:01 GMT 16 February 2023 and 23:59 GMT 31 May 2023*.

  • A 30% reduction will be applied at the time of booking to the standard Virgin Points price on the following routes only:

    • London Heathrow to Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Tampa, Washington, Antigua, Islamabad, Lahore (*departures until 30 April 2023), Mumbai, Tel Aviv and vice versa

    • Manchester to New York and vice versa

  • To be eligible for this offer, members must book a new reward flight or upgrade through or Virgin Atlantic contact centre.

  • Full taxes, fees and carrier-imposed surcharges apply and vary according to choice of cabin, departure airport, destination and date(s) of travel. The exact amount will be advised at the time of booking. The discount only applies to points, not any cash element (taxes, fees and carrier-imposed surcharges) of the flight price. 

  • This offer is for Virgin Atlantic Flight Rewards, upgrades and companion bookings (including those earned on Virgin Atlantic Credit Cards) for one-way or return flights in Economy, Premium and Upper Class. Bookings in Economy will be for travel in the Economy Classic category.

  • Valid on Virgin Atlantic marketed and operated routes only (flight number starts with VS). Partner airline and codeshare flights are not eligible.

  • Discount is not valid on Gold Reward Flights (reward flights booked with double points) or Points Plus Money bookings.

  • Standard tier points will be awarded. Passengers are not entitled to earn Virgin Points.

  • This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other Virgin Atlantic promotional offer.

  • Date changes are not permitted. If a member wishes to change dates, the booking will need to be cancelled and rebooked. Normal cancellation fees will apply for all cancellations.

  • Reward flights and upgrades are strictly subject to availability.

  • To be able to make a Reward Flight booking, Virgin Red members must also be members of Flying Club.

  • The earning and redemption of Virgin Points is subject to the standard Flying Cub Terms & Conditions and the Virgin Red Programme Terms and Conditions (which are subject to change from time to time).

  • All travel is subject to Virgin Atlantic’s Conditions of Carriage (which are subject to change from time to time).