Tag: Elevate

It Pays To Be a Cardholder

Posted by Jill F. on 10.28.14

The benefits of being a Virgin America Visa Signature® Cardholder keep coming. On October 16, we teamed up with Visa Signature® and Trattore Estate Wines to host a private winemaker dinner at San Francisco’s Hayes Valley hotspot Rich Table. Our special $90 ticket scored SF-cardholders a four-course dinner with wine pairings and a tableside discussion...

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The Elevate Fly Store Has Landed

Posted by Sean H. on 08.27.14

Starting today, earning Elevate points just got a whole lot easier with the launch of the new Elevate Fly Store. With all of your favorite brands like Apple Online Store, Nordstrom, Sephora, Banana Republic, Target.com and hundreds more, you can now rack up reward points for every purchase at the new online marketplace. And as...

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Fantasy Baseball Camp

Posted by Ryan S. on 07.25.14

You know that dream you have when you’re taking batting practice under the lights at the San Francisco Giants’ AT&T Park with Will Clark and all of a sudden Amy G. announces your name and it appears on the scoreboard. And then you hit balls into the outfield and Will Clark gives you a fist...

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Creating #VXCardEnvy

Posted by Jill F. on 06.24.14

When you’re in travel mode, the last thing you want is to be bombarded with credit card offers and lengthy speeches over the intercom interrupting your favorite reality show (that is, assuming you’re on a flight with seatback entertainment) touting the benefits of the airline’s rewards card. That’s why we decided to do things a...

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#PlanePitch Perfect

Posted by Sean H. on 02.19.14

One of the things I feel makes Virgin America unique is the potential to socialize on our flights. Don’t get me wrong, because every now and then I love to put my headphones on and zone out to an on-demand film on Red™. But with our Seat-to-Seat Delivery Feature and Seat-to-Seat chat functions, guests are...

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New Year, New Virgin America Credit Card

Posted by Sean H. on 01.08.14

We’re introducing the new Virgin America Visa Signature ® Card and Virgin America Premium Visa Signature® Credit Card today. Cardholders will get perks like free first checked bags, 20% saving on RED™ inflight purchases and 3 Elevate® reward points for every $1 spent with Virgin America and 1 Elevate reward point for every $1 spent everywhere else....

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A Look Back: 2013 By the Numbers

Posted by Sean H. on 12.31.13

1 – Number of Elevate Gold members who earned a flight to space on Virgin Galactic  53 – The number of A320-family aircraft that Virgin America flies (with our latest delivered in April 2013 – Jersey Girl – complete with sharklets!) 85+ Million – the number of miles our aircraft flew in 2013 As 2013...

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Eat, Drink, and Donate

Posted by Sean H. on 01.24.13

Today, Virgin America announced its newest Elevate partner – MOGL – and I couldn’t think of a better person to introduce it than their very own CEO, Jon Carder.  To say that John is a serial entrepreneur would be an understatement.  In college, he founded his first startup and quickly followed it up with 2...

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Holiday Shopping, Gilt Groupe Style

Posted by Jane S. on 10.31.12

With the holidays approaching, we asked Alexis and Alexandra — Gilt Groupe founders, Virgin America Originals, and authors of By Invitation Only: How We Built Gilt and Changed The Way Millions Shop — for their take on seasonal deals, last-minute gifts, and more. Check out their top five shopping tips: 1. Use a one-stop shop....

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Flying to the Windy City No Longer Blows

Posted by Jill F. on 05.30.11

In case you missed it, we launched our new nonstop service to Chicago O’Hare on May 25th. To help celebrate our entrance into the ring, we announced some knockout deals, including low fares on Chicago flights, triple Elevate points for summer flights to our newest destinations and a Chicago Groupon that sold out in hours and raised money for our charitable...

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