Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Atlantic Flying Club




Reader questions: Cheap Orlando flights in business class

A reader contacted me asking about cheap Orlando flights. ” I want to fly to Orlando in business class in November this year and would rather fly direct. I am open to suggestions though,  if there is a cheaper alternative. What are my options to get a good price? I…


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…


Beginners guide to Hotel loyalty part 3 – Shangri-la, Langham and Leading Hotels of the World

Today we will look at some of the lesser known luxury hotel loyalty schemes and discuss whether it is worth joining them for even a single stay. Tomorrow I shall looking at the remaining large chains, IHG (Intercontinental and Holiday Inn), Accor (Sofitel and Novotel) and Club Carlson (Park Plaza…


How I got VIP tickets to Take That for free & Hotel Loyalty schemes part 2

In part 2 I will look at two of the other major players in the hotel market – Marriott and Starwood. Tomorrow I will look at some of of the smaller hotel groups which may be of interest to the luxury traveller, Langham, Shangri-la and Leading Hotels of the World. Starwood…