Category: Virgin Atlantic

How to book one-way airfare and not pay a fortune

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Airfares don’t always make sense.  From endless fare classes to Saturday night stay requirements, airlines have one of most the most opaquely priced products out there.  This lack of pricing simplicity and transparency leads to misunderstanding of how airfares work, and how consumers can get what they need without paying a fortune. (more…)

Earn bonus miles for converting points to Air Canada Aeroplan

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Happy Thanksgiving week to American readers. As you’re planning your holiday travel and dreaming of big trips for 2014, there’s an opportunity to earn some significant bonus miles by transferring points into Air Canada’s Aeroplan program.

From now until December 9, point transfers from American Express and various hotel programs into Aeroplan will net bonuses of up to 25%. (more…)

Emirates now a Virgin America partner

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As a points-based frequent flyer program, Virgin America’s Elevate doesn’t usually provide the best value, especially when compared to the legacy airline programs which are based on miles instead of points.  However, the San Francisco-based airline has been slowly building up its partner roster, and recently announced that Emirates will now join that growing list.  Members will be able to both earn and redeem points on Emirates flights. (more…)

American Express Membership Rewards bonus for transfers to British Airways and Virgin Atlantic

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It’s good to be a London-based airline, at least if your frequent flyers want to transfer in American Express points.

From now until year-end, receive a 20% bonus on points transfers from the American Express Membership Rewards program to British Airways, and a 30% bonus on transfers to Virgin Atlantic. (more…)