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Reward Flights

Spend your miles on Reward Flights, Upgrades and Companion tickets^

Use your miles to buy a Reward Flight, cabin Upgrade or even a Companion ticket. Our reward tickets are split by standard and peak season, so take a look at the tabs below for the number of miles you’ll need for your dates and destination.

Our seasons

Standard season travel dates:

17 April - 21 June 2018

7 September - 12 December 2018

7 January 2019 - 3 April 2019

23 April 2019 - 21 June 2019

9 September 2019 - 12 December 2019

Peak season travel dates:

22 June - 6 September 2018

13 December 2018 - 6 January 2019

4 April 2019 - 22 April 2019

22 June 2019 - 8 September 2019

13 December 2019 - 31 December 2019

^ Reward flights are subject to availability and taxes, fees and carrier imposed surcharges apply.  Upgrades are not available from Economy Light, or from K class in Premium to Upper Class. And Companion tickets are not available in K class for Premium or Z class in Upper Class. 

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Reward seats

Spend your miles on a reward seat

This table shows the amount of miles you’ll need to get a Virgin Atlantic Reward Flight. Reward Flights are only available in Economy Classic, Premium and Upper Class.

  • Standard season Reward Flights start from as little as 20,000 miles* (plus taxes, fees and carrier imposed surcharges starting from $315)** for an Economy Classic return flight.
  • Peak season Reward Flights start from 40,000 miles,* for an Economy Classic return flight.

See below to find the number of miles you'll need to jet off on an adventure:

*Mileage Reward Flight starts from.

**Accurate as of June 4, 2018.

Standard season Reward Flights (round trip)

Route To/from UK Economy Classic

Taxes, fees, charges,

and carrier-imposed surcharged from**

Premium

Taxes, fees, charges,

and carrier-imposed 

surcharges from**

Upper Class

Taxes, fees, charges,

and carrier-imposed 

surcharges from**

USA - Northeast

(Boston, Newark, New York JFK, Washington DC)

20,000*

$430

35,000*

$655

95,000*

$1025

USA - Midwest & South

(Atlanta, Miami, Orlando)

25,000*

$430

45,000*

$690

95,000*

$1335

USA - West

(Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle)

30,000*

$435

60,000*

$705

135,000*

$1430

Africa, China and Hong Kong

25,000*

$205

45,000*

$310

75,000*

$680

Caribbean

20,000*

$370

35,000*

$615

95,000*

$625

Mexico

25,000*

$400

45,000*

$625

80,000*

$650

India and UAE

20,000*

$390

35,000*

$620

75,000*

$680

 

Please note: Taxes, fees and carrier imposed surcharges apply to all Reward Flights. All miles shown in this table are per round trip. For one way, the miles are simply half of the round trip.

 

 

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. Upgrades are not available from Economy Light.

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 or Upper Class cabin during our standard season.

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. If Upper Class is more your style, you’ll need 15,000 more miles to upgrade from Economy Classic or Delight to Upper Class.

Please note: Taxes, fees and carrier imposed surcharges from $273 apply to all upgrade Reward Flights.

*Available on purchased tickets only.

Standard season upgrades

To/from UK Economy Classic or Delight to Premium Premium to Upper Class Economy Classic or Delight to Upper Class
Atlanta 22,400 47,400 71,200
Boston 17,400 47,400 71,200
New York (JFK/Newark) 17,400 47,400 71,200
Washington DC 17,400 47,400 71,200
Miami 22,400 47,400 71,200
Orlando 22,400 47,400 71,200
US West 27,400 67,400 101,200
Cancun 22,400 47,400 71,200
Caribbean 17,400 57,400 86,200
Johannesburg 22,400 57,400 86,200
Lagos 22,400 57,400 86,200
Dubai 17,400 37,400 56,200
Delhi 17,400 37,400 56,200
Hong Kong 22,400 57,400 86,200
Shanghai 22,400 57,400 86,200

How to book

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 Economy Light and Economy Delight.

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.

Economy Classic standard season Companion seats

To/from UK  Miles required for a round trip Taxes, fees, charges, and carrier-imposed surcharges from*
Atlanta 12,400 $550
Boston 10,000 $550
Boston (to/from Manchester) 10,000 $530
New York (JFK/Newark) 10,000 $550
JFK (to/from Manchester) 10,000 $515
Washington DC 10,000 $550
Miami 12,400 $550
Orlando (to/from Glasgow) 12,400 $515
Orlando (to/from Belfast) 12,400 $465
Las Vegas 15,000 $565
Las Vegas (to/from Manchester) 15,000 $530
Los Angeles 15,000 $550
San Francisco 15,000 $550
San Francisco (to/from Manchester) 15,000 $530
Seattle 12,400 $550
Cancun 12,400 $585
Antigua 10,000 $470
Barbados 10,000 $555
Barbados (to/from Manchester) 10,000 $495
Cuba (Havana) 10,000 $415
Grenada 10,000 $445
Montego Bay (Jamaica) 10,000 $615
St. Lucia 10,000 $492
Johannesburg 12,400 $510
Lagos 12,400 $507
Dubai 10,000 $395
Delhi 10,000 $435
Hong Kong 12,400 $520
Shanghai 12,400 $485

Premium standard season companion seats

To/from UK Miles required for a round trip Taxes, fees, charges, and carrier-imposed surcharges from*
Atlanta 22,400 $655
Boston 17,400 $655
Boston (to/from Manchester) 17,400 $635
New York (JFK/Newark) 17,400 $650
JFK (to/from Manchester) 17,400 $620
Washington DC 17,400 $655
Miami 22,400 $655
Orlando 22,400 $370
Orlando (to/from Glasgow) 22,400 $640
Las Vegas 27,400 $640
Cancun 22,400 $705
Antigua 17,400 $615
Barbados 17,400 $570
Barbados (to/from Manchester) 17,400 $573
Cuba (Havana) 17,400 $560
Grenada 17,400 $595
Montego Bay (Jamaica) 17,400 $800
St. Lucia 17,400 $645
Johannesburg 22,400 $685
Lagos 22,400 $660
Dubai 17,400 $620
Delhi 17,400 $585
Hong Kong 22,400 $690
Shanghai 22,400 $670

Upper Class standard season Companion seats

To/from UK Miles required for a round trip Taxes, fees, charges, and carrier-imposed surcharges from*
Atlanta 47,400 $1340
Boston 47,400 $1340
Boston (to/from Manchester) 47,400 $1320
New York (JFK/Newark) 47,400 $1340
JFK (to/from Manchester) 47,400 $1310
Washington DC 47,400 $1340
Miami 47,400 $1340
Orlando (to/from Glasgow) 47,400 $1305
San Francisco 67,400 $1340
Seattle 47,400 $1340
Antigua 57,400 $745
Barbados 57,400 $830
Barbados (to/from Manchester) 57,400 $830
Cuba 57,400 $690
St. Lucia 57,400 $921
Johannesburg 57,400 $840
Lagos 57,400 $815
Dubai 37,400 $775
Delhi 37,400 $745
Hong Kong 57,400 $850
Shanghai 57,400 $815

Economy peak season reward seats

To/from UK Miles required for a round trip Taxes, fees, charges, and carrier-imposed surcharges from*
Atlanta 45,000 $550
Boston 40,000 $550
Boston (to/from Manchester) 40,000 $530
New York (JFK/Newark) 40,000 $550
JFK (to/from Manchester) 40,000 $515
Washington DC 40,000 $550
Miami 45,000 $550
Orlando (to/from Glasgow) 45,000 $515
San Francisco 50,000 $550
Seattle 50,000 $550
Antigua 40,000 $470
Barbados 40,000 $555
Barbados (to/from Manchester) 40,000 $495
Cuba 40,000 $415
St. Lucia 40,000 $492
Johannesburg 45,000 $510
Lagos 45,000 $507
Dubai 40,000 $395
Delhi 40,000 $315
Hong Kong 45,000 $520
Shanghai 45,000 $485

Premium peak season reward seats

To/from UK Miles required for a round trip Taxes, fees, charges, and carrier-imposed surcharges from*
Atlanta 65,000 $550
Boston 55,000 $550
Boston (to/from Manchester) 55,000 $530
New York (JFK/Newark) 55,000 $550
JFK (to/from Manchester) 55,000 $515
Washington DC 55,000 $550
Miami 65,000 $550
Orlando (to/from Glasgow) 65,000 $515
San Francisco 75,000 $550
Seattle 75,000 $550
Antigua 55,000 $470
Barbados 55,000 $555
Barbados (to/from Manchester) 55,000 $495
Cuba 55,000 $415
St. Lucia 55,000 $492
Johannesburg 65,000 $510
Lagos 65,000 $507
Dubai 55,000 $395
Delhi 55,000 $315
Hong Kong 65,000 $520
Shanghai 65,000 $485

Upper Class peak season reward seats

To/from UK Miles required for a round trip Taxes, fees, charges, and carrier-imposed surcharges from*
Atlanta 115,000 $550
Boston 115,000 $550
Boston (to/from Manchester) 115,000 $530
New York (JFK/Newark) 115,000 $550
JFK (to/from Manchester) 115,000 $515
Washington DC 115,000 $550
Miami 115,000 $550
Orlando (to/from Glasgow) 115,000 $515
San Francisco 155,000 $550
Seattle 155,000 $550
Antigua 135,000 $470
Barbados 135,000 $555
Barbados (to/from Manchester) 135,000 $495
Cuba 135,000 $415
St. Lucia 135,000 $492
Johannesburg 135,000 $510
Lagos 135,000 $507
Dubai 95,000 $395
Delhi 95,000 $315
Hong Kong 135,000 $520
Shanghai 135,000 $485

A Premium revenue ticket will get you a 50% discount off a Premium Reward Flight.

An Upper Class purchased ticket, will get you 50% off an Upper Class Reward Flight.

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

How to book

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

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