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Fly for less with Virgin Atlantic

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Till when can I book?

4 Dec – 17 Dec 2019

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When can I depart?

5 Dec 2019 - 31 Mar 2020
Subject to availability

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When can I return?

Minimum stay: 3 days
Maximum stay: 12 months

Flight Route Airline Cabin Class Trip Type Price From
Johannesburg - London Heathrow Virgin Atlantic Economy Light (no checked baggage) Return
Johannesburg - London Heathrow Virgin Atlantic Economy Classic Return

Why fly with Virgin Atlantic

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Virgin Atlantic is one of the biggest and most popular airlines in all of the United Kingdom and across the globe.



Seat Plus in economy allows you to free up the seat next to you, allowing you more space to stretch, unwind and enjoy your flight.

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Virgin Atlantic offers clients some of the most delicious gourmet meals, created by trained, in-house chefs.

Virgin Atlantic is an independent airline based in the UK servicing South Africa on the Johannesburg to London, and Johannesburg to New York routes. In the summer months, Virgin Atlantic offers direct flights from Cape Town to London Heathrow. The airline operates scheduled flights to South Africa on a daily basis and is popular for flights to London.

Virgin Atlantic is the second largest long-haul carrier in the UK that offers a fantastic travel experience! It is led by intrepid business tycoon, Richard Branson, and their journey to become one of the world’s largest international airlines is a very interesting story.

After starting operations in 1984 with a flight from London, Gatwick – Newark, New Jersey, Virgin Atlantic expanded to become one of the most sought after global airliners. Their far-reaching network ensures that they are able to offer cheap flights to almost anywhere in the world.

Book Virgin Atlantic flights to New York, Dubai, Barbados and other exciting places!

Popular cheap flight routes with Virgin Atlantic are from Johannesburg to London and Johannesburg to New York.

Baggage allowances when travelling on Virgin Atlantic:

Economy Class to London Heathrow: 1 bag x 23kg

Economy Class to USA: 2 bags x 23kg each

Premium Economy: 2 bags x 23kg each

Upper Class: 3 bags x 32 kg each

Hand Luggage: 10kgs

Infants receive a full 23kg baggage allowance. Passengers travelling with infants or children can bring a fully collapsible pushchair and car seat, in addition to their 23kg luggage allowance

Virgin Atlantic online check in for all for flights flights opens 24 hours before the scheduled departure and closes 70 minutes before. It’s the easiest and most convenient method that will save you plenty of time.

Virgin Atlantic also has a wide range of check-in options to suit almost every need including:

• Mobile check-in

• Mobile App

• Mobile boarding pass

• Kiosk check-in

• Twilight check-in

Please check your booking confirmation for more details specific to your trip.

Step into a world of relaxation and class and be welcomed by the unrivalled hospitality and friendliness of the crew on board Virgin Atlantic, who go above and beyond to deliver an unforgettable experience. Sit back and relax in the ultra-stylish economy cabins where you can enjoy a choice of 3 complimentary meals and complimentary drinks as the attentive staff assist with your specific needs.

For extra comfort, upgrade to Premium Economy, to ensure a smooth journey with priority check-ins and bookings, before stretching out in a wide leather seat as you enjoy a choice of dishes from the premium menu.

Upper Class makes your journey effortless by offering personal chauffeur car services and a luxurious lounge, taking passengers to another level of sophistication and relaxation. There isn’t a dull moment on flight, both for adults and the kids, with a wide range of in-flight entertainment to choose from. This includes everything from the latest blockbusters to entertaining TV series, and mind-bending puzzles and games.

Virgin Atlantic flight schedule departs daily from Johannesburg to London Heathrow and during the South African summer months (October to late April) you will find daily non-stop from Cape Town to London, Heathrow.

Book a cheap Virgin Atlantic flight from South Africa to England, and on to the Caribbean for a bit of reflection and relaxation. Fly Virgin via London to the United States and discover iconic cities like Washington, Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York.

Virgin Atlantic flies across the globe, including Asia, the Middle East and beyond North America too!

Value Adds When Travelling with Virgin Atlantic

South African passport holders can transit in the UK without a transit visa if they are travelling to: USA & Canada and departing within 24 hours of arrival in the UK.

Virgin Atlantic 787 Dreamliner

With the new Virgin, Atlantic 787 Dreamliner, the journey can be as enjoyable as the destination. With award-winning leather seats, mood lighting to minimise jet lag, WiFi on-board and fresher cabin air than ever, you'll arrive feeling refreshed and ready to make the most of your trip. A more sustainable aircraft with a higher fuel efficiency, the 787 Dreamliner has fewer moving parts, making it more reliable getting you to your destination on time, every time.

Virgin Atlantic
IATA code: VS
Hub airport: London Gatwick (LGW), Heathrow (LHR) and Manchester (MAN
Alliance: N/A
Loyalty program: Flying Club
Inflight magazine: Vera

The information on this page is correct as of date of publishing. While every effort is made to keep information as fresh as possible, Travelstart takes no responsibility for any of the information being out of date or incorrectly noted.

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