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Let’s just say I am beyond excited, and will be filming the entire experience! We’d love for you to follow along on Instagram + we’ll have the entire video live within 2 weeks on Youtube. We will be flying it tonight from JFK to London and you can follow along our Insta Story where we’ll be showing every little aspect of the experience. Woot Woot!
If you want to see what the old Virgin Atlantic Upper Class was like, check out our post from yesterday’s review.
How we booked
5 days prior to take-off, a few seats became avail on both the 7pm and the 830pm featuring Virgin’s new A350. The fees are absolutely horrendous, but my fiancee needed a ride across the pond and testing out Virgin’s latest is high on my priority list.
This is a little sneak peek of what we’ll experience.
Compare that to the old Virgin Upper Class – you can also follow us on either my personal or monkey miles account
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Virgin Atlantic Upper Class A330 •••• We redeemed 57.5k points and $550 ( ouch ) transferred from both Chase and Amex. •••• If you’re looking to experience one of the “coolest” cabins in the sky that readily has a lot of award space – Virgin is a solid option. •••• Tips: the A line is great as only one row of seats empties into the aisle vs the other side of the aircraft. Book with delta for decreased fees/taxes •••• Pros: dine together in the same seat, dope London clubhouse, availability, reasonable point cost •••• Cons : huge taxes and fees, seats face toward the aisle which really leave you open to people walking by. Seats don’t recline into bedmode and instead fold forward which limits recline, bar can get noisy. •••• Virgin just released their new seat based on the #Cirrus NG similar to what’s on #AA and #Cathay – massive improvement and will have all aisle access, increased privacy, and start flying LHR-JFK on the #A350 late summer. •••• #upperclass #virgin #lhr #jfk #monkeymiles #byah #lieflat #pointspoints
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