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Virgin Atlantic Upper Class B787-9 review part 2 – London to San Francisco

Yesterday I reviewed the start of my Virgin B787 trip with my Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse experience at Heathrow Terminal 3. Today I will look at the flight itself. Boarding Virgin called for boarding pretty early, around 55 minutes before the flight. There was a priority line and boarding was very…


Virgin Atlantic Upper Class B787 review part 1- London Heathrow T3 Clubhouse

It has been a little while since I flew Virgin Atlantic Upper Class, just before starting this blog. However, I had such a great experience I thought it was worth writing about even though I don’t have a huge amount of personal photos. Hopefully, the additional official photos will help…


Is this the ultimate check in experience? Virgin announces the Departure Beach

Virgin’s new beach check in I am a fan of anything a bit different in travel such as Koh Samui’s thatched airport buildings and Disneyland style transfers or the swimming pool at Changi Singapore Airport. So when I heard about the new beach check in service to be offered by…



Reader Question: Flights for Fort Lauderdale cruise and Orlando

If you would like to ask a question to be featured on the blog, please feel free to contact me by email at [email protected] or click on the contact us tab above. Reader S contacted me asking “Hi there, Looking for some advice please. We are planning to go on…



Virgin Atlantic Upper Class to Boston from £1000 return

Last year Virgin Atlantic announced that it would be operating some new summer routes from Manchester in 2017. They will start a direct service from Manchester to Boston on 29 March until 28 October 2017 which will fly twice weekly. From 28 March 2017, Virgin will also operating three times…



Status matching – what is it and how to do it? – Part 1 Airlines

Status matching is available for both airline and hotel status and can be extremely useful way to get benefits for a particular trip or if you are changing your long term travel pattern. If you have status in one frequent traveller program you can often leverage this to get similar status…


Virgin Atlantic Pilots industrial action – what will be the impact?

Virgin Atlantic pilots have voted for industrial action but not an all out strike. The disagreement is over union recognition. The ballot received  a high turnout at over 80% with a 88.6% majority in favour of action. The Professional Pilots’Union covers the majority of Virgin Atlantic pilots. The action is not…