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Virgin Atlantic Airways Flying Club

Details for Virgin Atlantic Airways Flying Club

Flying Club is Virgin Atlantic's frequent flyer programme. You can spend your Flying Club miles on some great rewards including flights, upgrades, hotel stays and much more. Earn a minimum of 1 Flying Club mile for every mile flown on qualifying booking classes that can be redeemed for award flights. You do also collect tier points that help you to gain a higher level of membership with more privileges.
URL:http://www.virgin-atlantic.com
Validity:Three Years
Transferable:No

Membership Levels

Join as a Flying Club Red member and, the more you fly, the quicker you'll move up to silver and gold membership.
LevelBenefitsActivity needed
Flying Club Red- Miles that don’t expire
- Up to 5% off Virgin Holidays
- 5% off BCP airport parking services at London Heathrow and Gatwick.
- A dedicated Flying Club helpline.
Take part in at least one earning or spending activity every three years.
Flying Club Silver- Earn an extra 25% of base flown miles across all classes of travel.
- Use of Premium Economy Check In on every Virgin Atlantic flight, regardless of your class of travel
You need to collect 15 tier points per year to move from Flying Club Red to Silver. To obtain this level you need to collect 10 tier points per year.
Flying Club Gold- Use of the Upper Class Check In on every Virgin Atlantic flight regardless of your class of travel.
- Invitation to Virgin Clubhouses around the world when flying in any class with Virgin Atlantic for you and one guest (who should also be travelling with Virgin Atlantic on the same day).
- Fast track through Immigration & Security on departure at London Heathrow and Gatwick for Flying Club Gold members and one guest (who should also be travelling with Virgin Atlantic on the same day), regardless of class of service.
- Access to Virgin Atlantic's Revivals lounge when flying into London Heathrow on a 'VS' prefixed ticket, regardless of your class of travel (subject to availability). This service is for gold members only unfortunately guests are not permitted.
- Earn an extra 50% of miles across all classes of travel
- 5 complimentary single First Class upgrade vouchers for Gatwick Express and Heathrow Express (5 for each service).
- A Supplementary Flying Club Silver Account for someone aged 18 years or over sharing your home address.
- Priority boarding and priority baggage handling.
- Increased excess baggage allowance.
You need to earn 40 tier points per year to move from silver to gold level. To obtain the gold level you need to collect 30 tier points per year.

News & Offers for earning and redeeming miles with Virgin Atlantic Airways Flying Club

21. Dec. 05Frequent Flyer Miles Good for Space Travel
  Frequent flyer miles will for the first time be good beyond this planet, based on a new offering from Virgin Atlantic airways and its space-related sister company Virgin Galactic. Flying Club members will be able to convert their regular miles into space miles. To get to space, members will need to log two million miles down here. more
5. Jan. 05
  Millennium & Copthorne are offering all Flying Club members double miles on qualifying stays in any of their 21 hotels in Europe.

Earn miles

 AirlineBonus / Malus for travelling in:
PartnersMileage CalculationDiscounted EconomyBusiness ClassFirst Class
Air China1 flying club miles per flown Mile-50%+30%+50%
Air Jamaica1 flying club miles per flown Mile+50%+100%
Air New Zealand1 flying club miles per flown Mile+25%
All Nippon Airways ANA1 flying club miles per flown Mile-30%+100%+200%
British Midland bmi1 flying club miles per flown Mile (minimum 600 flying club miles)-75%+100%
Caribbean Star Airlines
1,000 miles maximum
Continental Airlines1 flying club miles per flown Mile+50%+50%
Gulf Air1 flying club miles per flown Mile-75%+100%+200%
Hawaiian Airlines1 flying club miles per flown Mile+50%
Jet Airways1 flying club miles per flown Mile-50%+50%+100%
Malaysia Airlines1 flying club miles per flown Mile-30%+50%+100%
SAS Scandinavian Airlines1 flying club miles per flown Mile (minimum 250 flying club miles)+50%
Singapore Airlines1 flying club miles per flown Mile+25%+50%
South African Airways1 flying club miles per flown Mile-50%+25%
US Airways1 flying club miles per flown Mile+50%+50%
V Australia1 flying club miles per flown Mile-75%+50%+100%
Virgin America1 flying club miles per flown Mile-50%+50%
Virgin Atlantic Airways1 flying club miles per flown Mile+50%+100%
Virgin Blue1 flying club miles per flown Mile-75%+25%
 Hotel
PartnersMileage Calculation
aloft Hotels2 flying club miles per spend 1 USD
Bajan Services1 flying club miles per spend 1 BBD$
Blakes Hotel & The Hempel2500 flying club miles per stay
Conrad International Hotels2 flying club miles per spend 2 USD
Copthorne Hotels750 flying club miles per stay
Courtyard by Marriott1 flying club miles per spend 1 USD
De Vere Hotels & Resorts1000 flying club miles per stay
Doubletree Hotels2 flying club miles per spend 2 USD
Element Hotel2 flying club miles per spend 1 USD
Embassy Suites Hotels2 flying club miles per spend 2 USD
Fairfield Inn by Marriott1 flying club miles per spend 1 USD
Four Points by Sheraton2 flying club miles per spend 1 USD
Hampton Inn2 flying club miles per spend 2 USD
Hampton Inn & Suites2 flying club miles per spend 2 USD
Hilton Garden Inn2 flying club miles per spend 2 USD
Hilton Grand Vacations Club2 flying club miles per spend 2 USD
Hilton Hotels2 flying club miles per spend 2 USD
Homewood Suites by Hilton2 flying club miles per spend 2 USD
Horizon's Club1 flying club miles per spend 1 USD
Hotel Du Vin1000 flying club miles per stay
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts750 flying club miles per stay
Hyatt Place750 flying club miles per stay
Hyatt Regency Hotels750 flying club miles per stay
Jumeirah International Hotels1 flying club miles per spend 1 US$
JW Marriott2 flying club miles per spend 1 USD
Le Meridien Hotels and Resorts2 flying club miles per spend 1 USD
Malmaison Hotels1000 flying club miles per stay
Mandarin International Hotel Group1000 flying club miles per stay
Marco Polo Hotel Group500 flying club miles per stay
Marriott Hotels2 flying club miles per spend 1 USD
Marriott Vacation Club2 flying club miles per spend 1 USD
Millennium Hotels750 flying club miles per stay
Morgans Hotel Group500 flying club miles per stay
Radisson Edwardian Hotels London500 flying club miles per stay
Red Carnation Hotels1000 flying club miles per stay
Renaissance Hotels, Resorts & Suites2 flying club miles per spend 1 USD
Residence Inn by Mariott1 flying club miles per spend 1 USD
Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts750 flying club miles per stay
Sheraton Hotels & Resorts2 flying club miles per spend 1 USD
St. Regis2 flying club miles per spend 1 USD
Summit Hotels & Resorts1500 flying club miles per stay
Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces500 flying club miles per stay
The Luxury Collection2 flying club miles per spend 1 USD
The Waldorf-Astoria Collection2 flying club miles per spend 2 USD
Towneplace Suites by Mariott1 flying club miles per spend 1 USD
Traders Hotels750 flying club miles per stay
W Hotels2 flying club miles per spend 1 USD
Worldhotels500 flying club miles per stay
 Car rental
PartnersMileage Calculation
Avis500 flying club miles per rental
Hertz Car Rental500 flying club miles per rental

Transfer Miles

Transfer to ... from Virgin Atlantic Airways Flying ClubRatio
Hilton HHonors5000 flying club miles = 5000 HH Points
Transfer from ... to Virgin Atlantic Airways Flying ClubRatio
Amex Membership Rewards (US)1000 Membership Rewards Points = 1000 flying club miles
Hilton HHonors10000 HH Points = 1500 flying club miles
Hyatt Gold Passport5000 Points = 3000 flying club miles
Starwood Starpoints1 Starpoints = 1 flying club miles


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