Earning your miles

Both the Black and White Virgin Atlantic Credit Card Accounts offer endless possibilities to earn and collect Flying Club miles, just by doing what you do every day. Whether it’s petrol for the car or train tickets, grocery and internet shopping, a concert or a nice restaurant, simply choose whichever of your cards is right for the occasion and watch those Flying Club miles mount up.

Here are some examples of how each of the cards in your Virgin Atlantic Credit Card Account can help you earn miles in a month:

White Account  |  Black Account


ItemCostWhite American Express® Credit CardWhite Visa Credit Card
Petrol£100.00100 miles50 miles
Daily bagel and coffee before work£65.0065 miles32 miles
New wedding outfit and shoes£200.00200 miles100 miles
Restaurant meal£52.5052 miles26 miles
Two Virgin Atlantic Economy flights to Boston*£760.001,520 miles760 miles 
Miles earned for using your credit card1,937 miles968 miles
Miles earned for flying to Boston as a Flying Club Red Member**13,072 miles13,072 miles
Total miles earned15,009 Flying Club miles14,040 Flying Club miles
Plus you could earn an additional 7,000 bonus miles when you apply before 30 June 2014 and make £1,000 of card purchases within 90 days of account opening

Please note, you must have provided MBNA with a valid Flying Club membership number in the name of the main account holder at the time your monthly statement is generated to earn your Flying Club miles.

* The fare price shown for two Economy flights to Boston is for a low revenue Economy fare and for illustrative purposes only.

** Silver and Gold Flying Club members will earn additional bonus miles.


ItemCostBlack American Express® Credit CardBlack Visa Credit Card
Petrol£100.00200 miles100 miles
Daily bagel and coffee before work£65.00130 miles65 miles
New wedding outfit and shoes£200.00400 miles200 miles
Restaurant meal£52.50104 miles52 miles
Two Virgin Atlantic Economy flights to Boston*£760.003,040 miles1,520 miles
Miles earned for using your credit card3,874 miles1,937 miles
Miles earned for flying to Boston as a Flying Club Red Member**13,072 miles13,072 miles
Total miles earned16,946 Flying Club miles15,009 Flying Club miles
Plus you could earn an additional 11,500 bonus miles when you apply before 30 June 2014 and make £3,000 of card purchases within 90 days of account opening

Please note, you must have provided MBNA with a valid Flying Club membership number in the name of the main account holder at the time your monthly statement is generated to earn your Flying Club miles.

* The fare price shown for two Economy flights to Boston is for a low revenue Economy fare and for illustrative purposes only.

** Silver and Gold Flying Club members will earn additional bonus miles.

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