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(EXPIRED) 4,000+ Virgin Atlantic miles w/ Avis rental

Virgin Atlantic is offering a promotion in conjunction with Avis, awarding 4,000 bonus miles (in addition to base miles earned) on rentals of 3 days or more with Avis for Group C or higher. You’ll have to shop around and compare rates, but this return might be worthwhile. The Deal Earn a bonus 4,000 Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles for Avis rentals of 3 days or more in North America, Canada (which seems to me like it is part…

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Can you change the last name on an award ticket? (Maybe!)

Can you change the last name on an award ticket? That’s a question I didn’t anticipate having to ask years after I got married and had already flown something in the hundreds of thousands of miles of award flights…but there I was last week, Googling just that phrase. Family Background My wife and I have been married for several years and together for more than a decade. We collected a lot of points and miles in the…

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(EXPIRED) Great deal: 30% transfer bonus MR to Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Limited Edition Duck Necker Island

American Express Membership Rewards is once again offering a 30% transfer bonus when transferring Membership Rewards points to Virgin Atlantic. This can be a great deal if you are able to take advantage of some of Virgin’s partner awards and/or if you are looking to book a lap infant award ticket in premium cabins as Virgin has some excellent values. Furthermore, if you’d like to go to Necker Island and visit with Greg’s buddy Sir Richard, this can…

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Delta One suites for 50K to Europe w/ Virgin Atlantic miles

As reported by The Points Guy, Delta has rare Delta One Suites saver-level availability from Detroit to Amsterdam right now on select dates from late summer into the winter. Your best bet is to use Virgin Atlantic miles to book these flights as they will cost just 50,000 miles + $5.60 one-way to Europe. Since Virgin Atlantic is an Amex Transfer Partner, Chase Transfer Partner, Citi Transfer Partner, and SPG Transfer Partner, it is very easy to put together the miles…

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Buy miles via ThankYou Rewards

In general I don’t recommend purchasing airline miles, even at a discount, but if you have an immediate need for miles for a high value award, it can make sense. If you have a Citi Premier or Citi Prestige card and a few ThankYou points in your account, you can buy miles indirectly through the ThankYou Rewards program at a cost of only 2.5 cents per mile (or less when transfer bonuses are in effect). The best airline programs for these indirect mileage purchases, in my opinion, are: Air France, Cathay Pacific, Singapore, and Virgin Atlantic.

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(EXPIRED) Earn 6,000 Virgin Atlantic Miles With A 2-Day Avis Car Rental

Virgin Atlantic Avis Offer

Virgin Atlantic have teamed up with Avis to offer a potentially very lucrative promotion when renting a car. Here’s the deal and how – taken to the extreme – you can earn four return tickets in First Class on ANA. The Deal Book your car rental with Avis from January 1 to February 28, 2018 and drive away any time before June 30, 2018 with a bonus 5,500 Flying Club miles. Direct link to offer.…

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Fly business class to Africa for 50,000 miles round-trip (DC to Senegal)

UPDATE: Virgin Atlantic’s system is now able to see DSS airport and the award is bookable once again! Fly South African Airways Business Class to Africa for 50,000 miles: I can get you from the US to Africa in business class for 50,000 miles round-trip. Yep, it’s true. I don’t blame you for not believing me, as Africa is typically one of the most expensive continents to visit with miles. But today, I’m going to…

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Should I pounce on the Amex transfer bonus to Virgin Atlantic?

Amex is once again offering a 30% bonus on points transferred from Membership Rewards to Virgin Atlantic.  That means, for example, if you transfer 100,000 Membership Rewards points to Virgin Atlantic, you’ll get 130,000 Virgin Atlantic miles. As I write this, I have about 140,000 Membership Rewards points in my account and my wife has 478,00 (she’s obviously much better at this game than I am).  On the other hand, she doesn’t have any Virgin…

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Holy availability! Transcon flat beds in Delta business for 18K points; Hawaii cheap, too

Delta Diamond

  Update: This appears to be dead as availability suddenly changed from daily to nearly nonexistent and rates have increased to 35K or more on dates with availability. With the 30% bonus on transfers from Membership Rewards to Virgin Atlantic that we posted about earlier and the return of the ability to search and book Delta with Virgin Atlantic miles online that Greg re-discovered today, we’ve been taking a closer look at Virgin Atlantic redemption options. Lucky at One…

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