Ana New Business Watermark

Transfer Amex Points To Virgin Atlantic With 30% Bonus (Targeted)

There's a new transfer bonus to Virgin Atlantic Flying Club, which is one of my favorite niche frequent flyer programs. The US American Express Membership Rewards program has just launched a new targeted 30% bonus on points transfers to Virgin Atlantic…

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Filed Under: American Express, Virgin Atlantic
Virgin Atlantic A350 Upper Class – 29

How To Redeem Miles For Virgin Atlantic A350 Upper Class

I just reviewed Virgin Atlantic's new A350-1000 Upper Class, which I flew from London to New York recently. The flight was fantastic, and while I had booked a discounted business class ticket, I wanted to talk a bit about the best options for redeeming…

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Filed Under: Awards, Virgin Atlantic
Virgin Atlantic A350 Upper Class – 37

Review: NEW Virgin Atlantic A350 Upper Class

Boy was I excited to fly Virgin Atlantic's A350-1000! Not only was it my first time flying Virgin Atlantic in several years (and I love Virgin Atlantic), but it was also my first time experiencing their new Upper Class. Lastly, the A350-1000 is one of…

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Filed Under: Airline Reviews, Trip Reports
Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse Heathrow – 18

Review: Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse Heathrow

The Virgin Atlantic Upper Class experience at Heathrow has historically been one of my favorite business class ground experiences in the world, and I was looking forward to seeing how it was holding up. I'll keep this review relatively brief, and won't…

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Filed Under: Airport Lounge Reviews, Trip Reports
Clubhouse Watermark

Credit Card Showdown: British Airways Vs. Virgin Atlantic

Airline co-brand credit cards are big business for both airlines and banks. Nowadays we're seeing more robust features introduced on these cards, and we're also increasingly seeing cards issued by non-US airlines. In this post I wanted to look at two…

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Filed Under: Bank of America, British Airways
Virgin Atlantic A350 Upper Class – 6

Virgin Atlantic Mastercard 80K Bonus End Date Revealed

The Virgin Atlantic World Elite Mastercard is a card that's often overlooked, but that can definitely be worth considering. The card has an excellent sign-up bonus, Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles have some great uses, and the card even has some unique…

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Filed Under: Bank of America, Credit Cards
Virgin Atlantic A350 Upper Class – 1

Virgin Atlantic Credit Card: 7 Reasons To Apply

The Virgin Atlantic World Elite Mastercard® is an excellent credit card that a lot of people don't have, even though it has a great bonus and some useful perks. In this post I wanted to look at seven reasons you should consider getting this card, assuming…

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Filed Under: Bank of America, Credit Cards
British Airways First Class Watermark

Results From My “British” Credit Card Applications

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the "British" credit cards I was planning on applying for -- the Virgin Atlantic World Elite Mastercard® (review) and the British Airways Visa Signature® Card (review). This came after I had been approved for the Citi®…

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Filed Under: Bank of America, British Airways
Virgin Connect

Flybe To Rebrand As Virgin Connect

The skies above the UK will soon have a lot more little red planes zipping around. Flybe is a British regional airline, and until earlier this year, it was the largest independent regional airline in Europe. Flybe has a fleet of about 75 aircraft, including…

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Filed Under: Virgin Atlantic
Virgin Atlantic Watermark

Virgin Atlantic Credit Card Review (2019)

The Virgin Atlantic World Elite Mastercard® may not be on many peoples' radar, but the card has an excellent sign-up bonus and some perks that are worth being aware of. In this post I wanted to take a closer look at the card, and also compare it to some…

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Filed Under: Bank of America, Credit Card Reviews
Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse

Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse Coming To Manchester

Delta and Virgin Atlantic have a transatlantic joint venture, and as part of this we're seeing the airlines increase service between the US and UK. As part of their joint venture, we are going to see more flights than ever before by the two airlines…

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Filed Under: Virgin Atlantic
Virgin Atlantic A330

Virgin Atlantic Reveals MASSIVE Growth Aspirations

Virgin Atlantic has just presented a fascinating vision for the future, which could see the airline going from their current 19 destinations to 103 global destinations. That's right, the airline wants to add 84 new routes... allegedly. Heathrow Airport…

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Filed Under: Virgin Atlantic
Virgin Atlantic 787

Virgin Atlantic’s Sao Paulo Flights Launch March 2020

Virgin Atlantic is an airline that has historically been pretty conservative with their growth. This February the airline announced flights to Tel Aviv, which is their new shortest route. Then in March the airline announced flights to Sao Paulo, which…

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Filed Under: Virgin Atlantic
Virgin Atlantic A350

Delta & Virgin Atlantic’s 2020 Transatlantic Expansion

Delta and Virgin Atlantic have a transatlantic joint venture, and as part of that the airlines have just announced some significant expansion for next summer. There are a couple of things that make this interesting, right off the bat: -- In April 2019…

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Filed Under: Delta, Virgin Atlantic
Virgin Atlantic Social Area

Virgin Atlantic Schedules 4x Daily A350 Flights To New York

It's an exciting time for British Airways and Virgin Atlantic, as the two airlines are both in the process of starting service with their A350s, and are also both introducing a new business class product along with that. British Airways and Virgin Atlantic…

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Filed Under: Virgin Atlantic
Tokyo

Introduction: Falling In Love With Japan

Welcome to my next trip report, covering travel in ANA first class to Japan using an incredible mileage deal, as well as stays at several hotels that I've been wanting to stay at for a while. Ford had never been to Japan before (other than connecting…

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Filed Under: ANA, Hotels
Virgin Atlantic Social Area

Great Fares In Virgin Atlantic’s New A350 Upper Class

Virgin Atlantic's new A350-1000 will be their first plane to feature the new Upper Class seats, which look like a significant improvement over their current business class. Just a couple of days ago, Virgin Atlantic formally scheduled their first A350…

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Filed Under: Flight Deals, Great Deals