If you have Virgin America points, you now have more opportunities to get excellent value from your rewards!
Via One Mile at a Time, you can now book Virgin America award flights with Alaska Airlines miles! This is a big deal, because folks with Virgin America points can now redeem their points with 2 very different “award charts”.
You Now Have 2 Options for Redeeming Your Virgin America Points!
I’ll help you decide if booking Virgin America award flights with Alaska Airlines miles makes sense for you!
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Starting January 22, 2017, you’ll no longer be able to transfer Citi ThankYou points to Virgin America.
It makes sense that changes to how you earn Virgin America points are coming, now that the deal to merge Alaska Airlines and Virgin America has closed. And in January 2017, they’ll begin the process of combining their frequent flyer programs.
It hasn’t yet been revealed how or when you’ll be able to transfer Virgin America points to Alaska Airlines miles. Including the transfer ratio.
Citi Sent an Email Announcing the Removal of Virgin America as a Transfer Partner, Effective January 22, 2017
There’s still time to transfer Citi ThankYou points to Virgin America if you want to book an award flight. And I’ll remind you of your other options!
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The Alaska Airlines – Virgin America merger is moving forward!
Via One Mile at a Time, the merger deal between the 2 airlines will close today. But the companies still have a long way to go before they are fully integrated. Fortunately, Alaska Airlines will begin offering benefits long before it is completed!
Because Alaska Airlines Is Absorbing Virgin America, You’ll Soon Have New Ways to Redeem Your Alaska Airlines Miles – Like a Non-Stop Flight Between Los Angeles and Cancun!
I’ll tell you what we know so far!
Via Reddit, you can earn 500 free Virgin America points by registering for their Virgin Sport email newsletter by September 30, 2016!
It only takes ~1 minute. And even though 500 points isn’t a lot, I’m always happy about free and easy points!
You Can Fly From the West Coast to Many Spots in the US, Mexico, and Hawaii, Using Virgin America Points
I’ll show you how to sign-up for the newsletter. And remind you of ways to earn and use Virgin America points!
Check your mailbox! Because via Travel With Grant, some folks have been targeted to get 5,000 Virgin America points for creating a Virgin America frequent flyer account by September 24, 2016.
Even if you weren’t targeted, it’s worth signing-up for an account to see if you’ll get the bonus points anyway, because it’s free and easy! And 5,000 Virgin America points is worth ~$100 in flights.
Island Hop in Hawaii for 3,000 Virgin America Points One-Way in Coach on Hawaiian Airlines
I’ll show you how to register for this deal. And give you ideas about how to earn and use Virgin America points!
Virgin America has an easy way to get free points!
Via Frequent Flyer Bonuses, you’ll get 500 Virgin America points when you sign-up to receive e-mail announcements from Virgin Hotels by September 30, 2016.
pro Use Virgin America Points to Fly to San Francisco or Many Other Destinations!
I’ll tell you how to sign-up!
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To celebrate Virgin America’s 9th anniversary, the airline is offering a bonus of 999 Virgin America points after you register for the promotion, book any paid flight, and travel by September 30, 2016.
The bonus points are worth ~$21. So it’s probably not worth changing flight plans to get the bonus. But if you’re already planning to fly Virgin America this summer, it only takes a few seconds to enroll in the promotion.
Enroll in the Current Promotion and Fly Virgin America by September 30, 2016 to Earn 999 Virgin America Points
I’ll share more details about the offer!
With Virgin America’s new sweepstakes, it’s easy to earn 250 free Virgin America points! And if you’re not already enrolled in their frequent flyer program, you can earn 500 more points!
You Can Use Virgin America Points to Fly to Hawaii with Their Partner Airline, Hawaiian Airlines!
Here’s how to enter. And ideas for ways to use your Virgin America points!
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1. 2 Free Uber Rides (New Members Only)
Have you tried Uber yet?
If not, Frequent Miler reports new users can get 2 free rides (up to $15 each) through May 1, 2015. Just enter promotional code “LUCKY15” to get your credits.
Or if you only plan on taking 1 more ride, you can get a $20 credit towards your 1st ride using my link.
Taking a free ride with Uber is a great way to get home safely on St. Patrick’s Day!
Please Don’t Drive!
Because Uber is considered travel, you get 2X Chase Ultimate Rewards points when you use your Chase Sapphire Preferred card.
Or you can get 2.1% back when you use your Barclaycard Arrival Plus card ($100 minimum travel redemption).
And paying with your eligible AMEX earns you 2X American Express Membership Rewards points per $1.
2. Remember to Link Your American Airlines & US Airways Accounts!
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You can save 20% at LEGOLAND, SEA LIFE, Madame Tussauds, and more with your Visa card.
Visa Cardholders Can Save 20% at LEGOLAND
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