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Virgin America is getting in on the fare sale action with a sale of their own–but is it any good? Let’s take a look! You can also see all of the promotion details here.

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Fare Rules

Let’s get the boring stuff out of the way first:

  • Main Cabin Tickets must be purchased by 11:59 pm CT on Monday, February 20, 2017
  • Fares are one-way and require a 21-day advance purchase where travel must occur between March 7, 2017 and May 6, 2017.
  • For Mexico, fares are one-way and based on travel originating from the U.S. only. Return fares for travel from Mexico will be higher due to additional mandatory taxes and fees
  • Lowest sale fares are available only on certain itineraries
  • Lowest sale fares are only valid for travel on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday. Lowest sale fares for Hawaii are only valid Monday through Thursday
  • Seats are limited, subject to availability, and may not be available on all flights. Flights may not operate daily. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable
  • More details here (I may earn a commission if you book a flight through this link)

Virgin America will donate $10 for each ticket sold during the “Bring Your Sweetheart” fare sale to the American Heart Association, with a maximum donation of $25,000.

Cheap Seats?


It looks like the only cheap seats are available on LAS-LAX, for the introductory price of $49, which is cheaper than the $59 they had last time. Keep in mind that Delta also has an award sale going on as low as 5,000 Skymiles to/from LAX

Other cheap seats include:

  • LAX-SFO, $69
  • PDX-SFO, $63
  • DEN-SFO, $89
  • LAS-SFO, $79

What about eleVAte points?

Because the value of eleVAte points are tied to the cost of the ticket, you can also get cheap point redemptions. Here’s an example from a previous fare sale, but the principle still holds.

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The $49 LAS-LAX flight only costs 1,661 points. Pretty good!

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That’s also WAY better than using 12,500 Alaska points to pay for the same exact flight!

(READ MORE: Should you book Virgin America flights using Alaska miles or eleVAte points?)


There are some great deals to be had in this sale, especially if you’ve been waiting to book a trip to one of Virgin America’s hubs. Just remember to use eleVAte points, rather than Alaska miles, if you’re going to make a points redemption!

Header image courtesy of Bill Larkins.

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