Gold benefits

Go on, have a bit more.

The top tier, the best of the best. Gold members earn an extra 100% of base flown miles for every flight, enjoy access to our Clubhouses, Upper Class Check In and enjoy so much more.

Golden Rewards

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  • Earn 100% bonus on base flown miles with Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines
  • Earn 60 tier points and receive 2 lounge passes> you can share with anyone
  • Renew your Gold membership with 80 tier points in your account and receive a 1 cabin upgrade for 2
  • Happy Birthday, receive a bonus 2,000 miles on your birthday
  • Kids' accounts - up to 6 members of your household aged 2 to 17 (Form below)
  • Supplementary Silver membership for someone 18 or over sharing your house address (form below)
  • 1 companion ticket>> on renewal of your Gold status
  • No date change fees on mileage bookings
  • Gold for life · If you have been Gold for 10 consecutive years AND earned 300 Tier Points on Virgin Atlantic flights during those 10 years.+
  • Gold for life plus an exclusive gift if you earn 1 million base flown miles on Virgin Atlantic flights.++

Access all areas


Added extras

  • One extra piece of baggage up to 23kg
  • Take 2 pieces of Hand Luggage regardless of class of travel^^
  • Upper Class Check In for you and your family regardless of class of travel
  • Priority boarding get settled in your seat sooner
  • Fast Track through Immigration & Security on departures from London Heathrow and London Gatwick for you and a guest
  • Guaranteed Economy seat on any Virgin Atlantic flight
  • Priority baggage, Check in, Boarding and Security with Delta Air Lines.^ You will also enjoy Extra Baggage (extra piece of baggage is available in Economy Class only) and access to preferred seating.
  • Advanced seat allocation: You can assign your seats free of charge from the time you book up to 24 hours before you fly.

Other benefits

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  • Virgin Holidays: Enjoy 10% off plus 2 miles for every £1 spent.
  • Maternity and Paternity benefits: Simply email Flying Club to apply. Please note that in order to extend membership, we require a hospital letter, newborn birth certificate or personal hospital booklet.

The small print

+ Tier points earned on partner airlines will not be included.
++ Base flown miles do not include tier or cabin bonuses.

> Each invitation can be used for one entry into the Clubhouse. Invitations are valid for 12 months from the date of issue and can only be used when travelling on a Virgin Atlantic flight.
>> Terms & Conditions apply to cabin upgrades

* Our new Partnership with Delta Air Lines means that Gold members will be able to access to any of Delta's Sky Clubs (must have a transatlantic sector to/from the UK within the itinerary, when travelling in Economy Class).

** 10% discount for Gold members only

^ Benefit is offered at any airport where there is a Delta-operated flight.
^^ Make sure a current Gold membership tag is showing on all hand luggage

~Apply to all bookings with Purple Parking at London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Manchester and Glasgow.

Stay golden

Stay golden

To keep your Gold status you need to earn at least 40 tier points in your membership year. Your fixed membership year will be 12 to 13 months, dependent on the day you reached Gold.

Tier points explained

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