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Virgin miles on delta
« on: June 24, 2013, 11:21:46 AM »
Just received a email from virgin Atlantic that miles can be earned and redeemed on delta.
Will have to wait and see if there is YQ and what the rates are.
But it's a good start.
http://www.virgin-atlantic.com/us/en/travel-information/delta-partnership.html?cm_mmc=US%20Email-_-Cheetahmail%20Email%20US-_-Delta%20Announcement-_-Flying%20Club
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Re: Virgin miles on delta
« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2013, 01:31:36 PM »
and the same email the other way around from delta:

Now, that could be worthwhile...

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Re: Virgin miles on delta
« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2013, 03:25:48 PM »
Will have to wait and see if there is YQ and what the rates are.

The real questions is if Delta will charge YQ for flying virgin. This could huge for skypesos.

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Re: Virgin miles on delta
« Reply #4 on: June 24, 2013, 03:26:15 PM »
The real questions is if Delta will charge YQ for flying virgin. This could huge for skypesos.

+1, but would still require a r/t.
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Re: Virgin miles on delta
« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2013, 03:27:34 PM »
+1, but would still require a r/t.
Would be a huge value for Virgin to book OW's on Delta, now that AF devaluated their program.
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Re: Virgin miles on delta
« Reply #6 on: June 24, 2013, 03:34:12 PM »
Would be a huge value for Virgin to book OW's on Delta, now that AF devaluated their program.

DL never has DL-metal low-tier available anyway, but I'm sure you know how to find it :P

Also, VS might still have "fuel surcharges" on those awards.
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Re: Virgin miles on delta
« Reply #7 on: June 24, 2013, 03:35:17 PM »
DL never has DL-metal low-tier available anyway.
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but I'm sure you know how to find it

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Re: Virgin miles on delta
« Reply #8 on: June 24, 2013, 04:06:13 PM »
Quote from Delta's FAQ "Currently, SkyMiles members cannot use miles for Award Tickets in Virgin Atlanticís Premium Economy cabin." It doesn't say anything about upper class though.


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Re: Virgin miles on delta
« Reply #9 on: June 24, 2013, 05:49:25 PM »
Quote from Delta's FAQ "Currently, SkyMiles members cannot use miles for Award Tickets in Virgin Atlanticís Premium Economy cabin." It doesn't say anything about upper class though.

I spoke with both Delta and Virgin Atlantic today. They both advised that joint program is not in effect yet and bookings made now might not be eligible for mileage accrual on partners flights.
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Re: Virgin miles on delta
« Reply #10 on: June 26, 2013, 04:46:16 AM »
On the vs website there is details about using vs miles to fly delta rt to Europe is 60k in coach and 100k in business +$5 taxes
It's probably the best value out of vs miles now!
Now I'm hoping (dreaming) that using delta pesos would be useful too

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Re: Virgin miles on delta
« Reply #11 on: June 28, 2013, 01:56:28 AM »
This is what the vs redemption chart for dl looks like

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Re: Virgin miles on delta
« Reply #12 on: June 28, 2013, 02:49:15 AM »
Is VS allowing one way redemptions or no?

The real questions is if Delta will charge YQ for flying virgin. This could huge for skypesos.
It will just eliminate VS inventory like it did to CZ, AF, and more.
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Re: Virgin miles on delta
« Reply #13 on: June 28, 2013, 03:45:25 AM »
DL never has DL-metal low-tier available anyway, but I'm sure you know how to find it :P


Would love to hear about this, I need a flight for aug 4th TLV-NYC one way can't find anything normal

2 months ago I did With Flying blue for 25K each but no more