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Virgin Atlantic Elite Status Match 2022
2021 was the year of the status match, challenge, reduced qualifications, etc and 2022 is starting off much the same way. Virgin Atlantic is offering an instant status match to elite members of other airlines as long as you have a qualifying fare booked when you request the status match. Let’s take a look at how you could leverage your current status with a competing airline to get Virgin Atlantic elite status.
Fly two roundtrips flights on Virgin Atlantic Upper Class and retain Gold status in 2022
What is a status match?
It’s where you take the elite status you have with an airline or hotel and you match it to another. It’s a great way to see how you’d be treated at a competitor, but it’s often works whereby you can leverage an airline status to get a hotel or car rental status.
What does Virgin Atlantic Status get me?
Here’s a look at the current benefits offered to Virgin Atlantic Elites for 2022
Virgin Atlantic Gold Status will plop you right in the Clubhouse as an elite status benefit even if you’re not flying Upper Class
Virgin Atlantic Status requirements have been reduced in 2022
Status had been extended to March 31, 2022, so starting April 1st the following requirements go into effect:
|Gold Requirements||800 Tier points ( reduced from 1000 )
*This could be achieved in 2 r/t Upper Class flights
|Silver Requirements||300 Tier points ( reduced from 400 )
*This could be achieved in 3 r/t economy flights
What do I need to do to match Virgin Atlantic Status
- You need to be a Virgin Atlantic Flying Club member – join here
- Have a flight booked on Virgin that qualifies
- Have proof of an existing qualifying airline status
Have a look at the airlines below and their corresponding status to know if you’ll match to Virgin Silver or Gold
|Instant Match to Gold||
|Instant Match to Silver||
Which Virgin Atlantic Status will my current airline elite status match to?
Go here and fill out the form, including proof of your existing status
If you already have a ticket booked on Virgin Atlantic and you maintain elite statuts with another airline, it’s a no brainer to submit the requirements and match. What do you have to lose?
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