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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:

  • 23 April 2019 - 21 June 2019
  • 9 September 2019 - 12 December 2019
  • 6 January 2020 – 2 April 2020
  • 22 April 2020 - 19 June 2020
  • 7 September 2020 - 11 December 2020

Peak season travel dates:

  • 22 June 2019 - 8 September 2019
  • 13 December 2019 - 5 January 2020
  • 3 April 2020 - 21 April 2020
  • 20 June 2020 - 6 September 2020
  • 12 December 2020 - 31 December 2020

^ 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 18,000 miles* for an Economy Classic return flight.
  • Peak season Reward Flights start from 22,000 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.

Standard season Reward Flights (round trip)

Route

To/from UK

Economy Classic Premium  Upper Class
Israel 18,000* 32,000* 56,000*
India 20,000* 35,000* 75,000*

USA - Northeast

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

20,000* 35,000* 95,000*
Caribbean 20,000* 35,000* 115,000*

USA - Midwest & South

(Atlanta, Miami, Orlando)

25,000* 45,000* 95,000*
Africa, China and Hong Kong 25,000* 45,000* 115,000*

USA - West

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

30,000* 55,000* 135,000*

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.

Peak season Reward Flights (round trip)

Route

To/from UK

Economy Classic Premium Upper Class
Israel 22,000* 40,000* 66,000*
India 40,000* 55,000* 95,000*

USA - Northeast

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

40,000* 55,000* 115,000*
Caribbean 40,000* 55,000* 135,000*

USA - Midwest & South

(Atlanta, Miami, Orlando)

45,000* 65,000* 115,000*
Africa, China and Hong Kong 45,000* 65,000* 135,000*

USA - West

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

50,000* 75,000* 155,000*

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.

An infant under two at the time of travel, and not requiring a seat, will be charged at the following one way levels:

  • 1,000 miles in Economy
  • 2,000 miles in Premium
  • 5,000 miles in Upper Class

How to book

You can book Reward Flights online. Just remember to select ‘pay with miles’ when you’re searching for your flight. If your travel dates are fairly flexible, take a look at the 5 week calendar. Just pick your dates, select ‘within 5 weeks’ and you’ll find lots more Reward Seat availability.

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 or Upper Class cabin during our standard season.

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

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

Upgrades are not available from Economy Light, or from K class in Premium to Upper Class.

Child tickets need to be upgraded to an adult ticket before it can be upgraded using miles.

 

Standard season upgrades (round trip)

To/from UK Economy Classic or Delight to Premium Premium to Upper Class Economy Classic or Delight to Upper Class
Israel 16,000 28,000 42,000
India 17,400 37,400 56,200

USA - Northeast

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

17,400 47,400 71,200
Caribbean 17,400 57,400 86,200

USA - Midwest & South

(Atlanta, Miami, Orlando)

22,400 47,400 71,200
Africa, China and Hong Kong 22,400 57,400 86,200

USA - West

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

27,400 67,400 101,200

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

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

Upgrades for infants not occupying a seat will be charged the following mileage levels:
 

Economy to Premium - 1,000 miles per sector
Premium to Upper Class - 2,500 miles per sector
Economy to Upper Class - 3,500 miles per sector

Peak season upgrades (round trip)

To/from UK Economy Classic or Delight to Premium Premium to Upper Class Economy Classic or Delight to Upper Class
Israel 20,000 33,000 49,500
India 27,400 57,400 86,200

USA - Northeast

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

27,400 57,400 86,200
Caribbean 27,400 67,400 101,200

USA - Midwest & South

(Atlanta, Miami, Orlando)

32,400 57,400 86,200
Africa, China and Hong Kong 32,400 67,400 101,200

USA - West

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

37,400 77,400 116,200

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

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

Upgrades for infants not occupying a seat will be charged the following mileage levels:
 

Economy to Premium - 1,000 miles per sector
Premium to Upper Class - 2,500 miles per sector
Economy to Upper Class - 3,500 miles per sector

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.

Standard season Companion seats (round trip)

To/from UK Economy Classic Premium Upper Class
Israel 9,000 16,000 28,000
India 10,000 17,400 37,400

USA - Northeast

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

10,000 17,400 47,400
Caribbean 10,000 17,400 57,400

USA - Midwest & South

(Atlanta, Miami, Orlando)

12,400 22,400 47,400
Africa, China and Hong Kong 12,400 22,400 57,400

USA - West

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

15,000 27,400 67,400

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

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

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

All miles shown in the table above are per roundtrip. 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.

Companion tickets are not available in K class for Premium or Z class in Upper Class.

Peak season Companion seats (round trip)

To/from UK Economy Classic Premium Upper Class
Israel 11,000 20,000 33,000
India 20,000 27,400 47,400

USA - Northeast

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

20,000 27,400 57,400
Caribbean 20,000 27,400 67,400

USA - Midwest & South

(Atlanta, Miami, Orlando)

22,400 32,400 57,400
Africa, China and Hong Kong 22,400 32,400 67,400

USA - West

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

25,000 37,400 77,400

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

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

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

All miles shown in the table above are per roundtrip. 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.

Companion tickets are not available in K class for Premium or Z class in Upper Class.

How to book

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

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