American Express is offering a 25% bonus on transfers of Membership Rewards points to Virgin Atlantic through April 30.
Before the end of the year American Express was offering a 35% bonus on transfers to Virgin Atlantic. So 25% doesn’t impress.
The program adds fuel surcharges to awards.
So while Virgin Atlantic itself has a decent business class product across the Pond, many prefer to book their awards through Delta SkyMiles (at a higher mileage cost) to avoid the fuel surcharges.
If you’re looking to bulk up on Virgin’s miles, consider their Bank of America-issued credit card.
American Express Membership Rewards points are too valuable, in my view, to be tempted to move them into Virgin Atlantic miles.