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Earning miles table

Travelling in % of base flown miles you will earn
Virgin Atlantic Little Red Fixed earning level
Economy 100%
Premium Economy (K,H) 125%
Premium Economy (W,S) 150%
Upper Class (I,Z) 150%
Upper Class (J,D,C) 300%*

The table shows the cabin bonuses you could earn, based on the number of miles you fly and including your return flight if applicable.

To see how many miles you can earn based on tier level, destination and cabin class, use our earning calculator.

Base flown miles refers to the amount of actual miles between one destination and another. For example, the base flown miles between London and New York is 3,458. A flight in Upper Class (J,D,C) would earn 300% of the base flown miles, so you would earn 10,374 miles.

Reward flights and Miles Plus Money fares inclusive of classes G,P,T or A do not qualify for miles or tier points, please check for any restrictions at the time of booking.

*From 19 March until 31 December 2015, booking classes J, C or D will earn 300% of base flown miles instead of the usual 200%.

Earn 300% cabin bonus

Earn 300% cabin bonus

From 19 March until 31 December 2015, when you travel Upper Class in booking classes J, C and D, you'll earn a 300% of base flown miles instead of the usual 200%. All you need to do is sit back and relax, as the new bonus level will be automatically added.

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Earn more miles

Earn more miles

Earn an extra 50% of the base flown miles if you are a Silver member.
Earn an extra 100% of the base flown miles if you are a Gold member.

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Points to remember

  • If you've forgotten to quote your membership number before flying, you can still claim missing miles for up to 6 months after your flight. Simply hold on to your boarding pass and ticket stub or e-ticket receipt, log into your account and visit the 'Manage Your Account' section. Make sure you monitor your account until you see the miles you've earned have been credited.
  • You can also take advantage of even more mile earning opportunities with our codeshare airline partners who can extend your trip on to destinations we don't currently fly to. Collectively our network covers most of the world and you have the chance to earn miles every step of the way!

Tier points

Tier points

Earn tier points to progress from Red to Silver and up to Gold.

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Spend miles

Spend miles

Spend your miles on our wide range of rewards.

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