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Reward flights

Get in on the adventure

Spend your miles on our standard and peak season reward flights, starting from just 20,000 miles return. Peak season reward flights are available at 20,000 miles more, whichever cabin and wherever your adventure takes you.

Simply choose ‘spend your miles’ when you search for your flight. If your travel dates are fairly flexible, take a look at the 5 week calendar when you’re searching for your flight. Just pick your dates, select ‘within 5 weeks’ and you’ll see a wider range of flights.

Reward seats

Spend your miles on a reward seat

We have two types of reward flights: standard and peak season.

  • Our standard reward flights start from as little as 20,000 miles* for an Economy return flight.
  • Our peak season reward flights start from 40,000 miles,* for an Economy return flight.

See below for more details on the dates of travel for our seasonal reward flights and the number of miles you'll need to jet off on an adventure:

Please note: Taxes, fees and carrier imposed surcharges apply to all reward flights.

Standard season reward flights - round trip

Standard season travel dates: 

7 September – 12 December 2017, 7 January - 28 March 2018, 17 April - 21 June 2018, 7 September - 12 December 2018 

Route

To/from UK

Seasonal price Economy Premium Economy Upper Class
India and UAE Standard reward 20,000* 35,000* 75,000*
US - Northeast Standard reward 20,000* 35,000* 95,000*
Caribbean Standard reward 20,000* 35,000* 115,000*
US - Midwest, South and Mexico Standard reward 25,000* 45,000* 95,000*
Africa, China and Hong Kong Standard reward 25,000* 45,000* 115,000*
US - West Standard reward 30,000* 55,000* 135,000*

Peak season reward flights - round trip

Peak season travel dates: 

13 December 2017 – 6 January 2018 (Christmas), 29 March - 16 April 2018 (Easter), 22 June - 6 September 2018 (Summer), 13 December - 31 December 2018 (Christmas) 

Route

To/from UK

Seasonal price Economy Premium Economy Upper Class
India and UAE Peak season  40,000* 55,000* 95,000*
US - Northeast Peak season  40,000* 55,000* 115,000*
Caribbean Peak season  40,000* 55,000* 135,000*
US - Midwest, South and Mexico Peak season  45,000* 65,000* 115,000*
Africa, China and Hong Kong Peak season  45,000* 65,000* 135,000*
US - West Peak season  50,000* 75,000* 155,000*

US – Northeast: Boston, Newark, New York JFK, Washington DC

US – Midwest and South: Atlanta, Detroit, Miami, Orlando

US – West: Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle

All miles shown in the table above are per roundtrip. For one way, the miles are simply half of the round trip.

*Mileage reward flight starts from. Taxes, fees and carrier-imposed surcharges apply.

 

 

Cabin upgrades

Spend your miles on an upgrade

The number of miles you’ll need to spend to upgrade your ticket* all depends on when you’re planning to travel.

The table below shows the number of miles you’ll need to spend (for a round trip) to upgrade the seat you’ve already purchased, to a seat in our Premium Economy or Upper Class cabin during our standard season (which is anytime outside of the School Summer Holidays, Easter or Christmas).

If you’re planning to travel during our peak** season, you’ll need to spend an additional 10,000 miles on top of the miles shown below for a standard season reward upgrade to Premium Economy. If Upper Class is more your style, you’ll need 15,000 more miles to upgrade from Economy to Upper Class.

Please note: Taxes, fees and carrier imposed surcharges apply to all reward flights.

Excludes our lowest price tickets (N, O, V) in Economy, (K) in Premium Economy and (Z) in Upper Class.

*Available on purchased tickets only. This applies to tickets issued on VS/DL paper only.

**All flights departing during the School Summer Holidays, Easter and Christmas; 31 March to 18 April 2017, 22 June to 6 September 2017, 13 December 2017 to 6 January 2018, 1 January - 6 January 2018, 29 March - 16 April 2018, 22 June - 6 September 2018, 13 December - 31 December 2018. 

 

Standard season upgrades - round trip

To/from UK Economy to Premium Economy Premium Economy to Upper Class Economy to Upper Class
India and UAE 17,400 37,400 56,200
US - Northeast 17,400 47,400 71,200
Caribbean 17,400 57,400 86,200
US - Midwest, South and Mexico 22,400 47,400 71,200
Africa, China and Hong Kong 22,400 57,400 86,200
US - West 27,400 67,400 101,200

US – Northeast: Boston, Newark, New York JFK, Washington DC

US – Midwest and South: Atlanta, Detroit, Miami, Orlando

US – West: Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle

 

Simply contact our Flying Club helpline to book or for further information. Please check qualifying booking classes for upgrades before you book and travel.

If you decide on the spur of the moment to upgrade your flight when at the airport, just let one of our staff members know so they can check the availability of reward seats in the cabin you want to move up to.

 

Companion seats

Spend your miles on a seat for someone special

You can save a seat onboard for a friend when you buy a full adult ticket in all booking classes, except for our lowest price tickets (N, O, V) in Economy, (K) in Premium Economy and (Z) in Upper Class.

This table shows how many miles you'll require for a round trip Companion seat for all of our different destinations in each cabin class. For peak season companion seats, you'll need an extra 10,000 Flying Club miles per round trip.

Please note: Taxes, fees and carrier imposed surcharges apply to all reward flights.

Standard season companion seats - round trip

To/from UK Economy   Premium Economy  Upper Class
India and UAE 10,000 17,400 37,400
US - Northeast 10,000 17,400 47,400
Caribbean 10,000 17,400 57,400
US - Midwest, South and Mexico 12,400 22,400 47,400
Africa, China and Hong Kong 12,400 22,400 57,400
US - West 15,000 27,400 67,400

To book a Companion ticket or if you need further information, simply contact our Flying Club helpline.

 

US – Northeast: Boston, Newark, New York JFK, Washington DC

US – Midwest and South: Atlanta, Detroit, Miami, Orlando

US – West: Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle

A Premium Economy purchased ticket will get you a 50% discount off a Premium Economy reward flight.

An Upper Class purchased ticket, will get you 50% off an Upper Class reward flight.

All miles shown in the table above are per round trip. For one-way, the miles are simply half of the round trip. 

All reward flights are subject to availability and can only be used on Virgin Atlantic flights.

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Ready to book?

To book your flight, plan your adventure and pay with NGN or on a NG credit card simply call our customer service centre.

Booking tips

Here's a few tips on how to get the best out of your reward booking.

Booking tips