This post may contain affiliate links from our advertising partners, such as American Express. Read my Advertiser Disclosure policy here.
Some of the offers below may have expired or are unavailable on our site at this time.
Just a quick reminder that American Express is having a offering a 30% transfer bonus through April 30, when transferring American Express Membership Rewards to Virgin America Elevate Points.
Virgin America awards are based on the price that the airline is selling revenue tickets for, so because they are offering fixed value redemptions when using your American Express Membership Rewards points. This bonus is hard-coded so there is no need to register.
Membership Rewards normally transfer to Virgin America at 200 Amex points to 100 Elevate points, but with this promotion you’ll receive 130 Elevate points per each 200 Membership Rewards points.
For a sample one-way flight from New York- Los Angeles, Virgin America was asking for 8,152 Elevate points.
With this promotion, you would need 12,600 American Express points for a one-way transcon JFK-LAX flight, since the ratio with this bonus is 200 Membership Rewards Points transfers to 130 Elevate Points.
This 30% bonus is pretty lackluster in my opinion, so I would only do it if you needed the extra Virgin America Elevate points to book an upcoming flight.
- Get 30% more Elevate points when you transfer Membership Rewards® points to your Virgin America Elevate account by 4/30/2014. Terms apply.
Hat Tip: Deals We Like
Editorial Note: Opinions, analyses, reviews or suggestions expressed on this site are those of the author’s alone, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any card issuer. This post was accurate at the time of posting, offer may be unavailable on this site at a later time. For details on current offers visit the card issuer’s site.