Have you got some points that've been adding up, and you're now looking for your next trip? Why not use them on booking your next flight, it's super simple - all you need is enough points to get you to where you want to go.

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What reward seat can I choose?

Worked out that you've got enough points? Great, now let's run through the details with you.

You can book a reward seat in either Economy Classic, Premium or Upper Class. In standard season, you'll need as little as 18,000 points for an Economy Classic return flight, and in peak season you'll need from 22,000 points.

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Standard season travel dates

Standard season dates

  • 20 April - 18 June 2021
  • 6 September - 14 October 2021
  • 27 October - 10 December 2021
  • 6 January - 31 March 2022
  • 26 April - 29 May 2022
  • 6 - 17 June 2022
  • 5 - 30 September 2022

Caribbean standard season dates

  • 20 April - 13 July 2021
  • 6 September - 14 October 2021
  • 27 October - 10 December 2021
  • 7 March - 6 April 2022
  • 27 April - 29 May 2022
  • 6 June - 15 July 2022
  • 5 - 30 September 2022

Route

To/from UK

Economy Classic Premium  Upper Class
Israel 18,000* 32,000* 56,000*
India & Pakistan 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*
Nigeria, China and Hong Kong 25,000* 45,000* 115,000*
South Africa 25,000* 50,000* 115,000*

USA - West

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

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

If you're booking a Reward ticket for an infant under two (at the time of travel) who will be travelling on your lap, you'll  need the following points (one way):

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

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

All points shown in this table are per round trip. For one way, the points are simply half of the round trip.

^ Reward flights are subject to availability and taxes, fees and carrier-imposed surcharges apply.  Upgrades are not available from Economy Light. Companion tickets in Economy will be booked into Economy Classic.

Peak season travel dates

Peak season dates

  • 19 June - 5 September 2021
  • 15 - 26 October 2021
  • 11 - 31 December 2021
  • 1 - 25 April 2022
  • 30 May - 5 June 2022
  • 18 June - 4 September 2022

Caribbean peak season dates

  • 14 July - 5 September 2021
  • 15 - 26 October 2021
  • 11 - 31 December 2021
  • 1 January - 6 March 2022
  • 7 - 26 April 2022
  • 30 May - 5 June 2022
  • 16 June - 4 September 2022

Route

To/from UK

Economy Classic Premium Upper Class
Israel 22,000* 40,000* 66,000*
India & Pakistan 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*
Nigeria, China and Hong Kong 45,000* 65,000* 135,000*
South Africa 45,000* 85,000* 135,000*

USA - West

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

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

If you're booking a Reward ticket for an infant under two (at the time of travel) who will be travelling on your lap, you'll  need the following points (one way):

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

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 points shown in the table above are per roundtrip. For one way, the points 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 in Economy will be booked into Economy Classic.

^ Reward flights are subject to availability and taxes, fees and carrier-imposed surcharges apply.  Upgrades are not available from Economy Light. Companion tickets in Economy will be booked into Economy Classic.

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