Setting up your Direct Debit

When booking your holiday

If you choose to pay the minimum deposit or other amount today, you'll be able to set up a direct debit for the remaining balance once your booking is confirmed. Just log into Manage My booking and add the relevant details.

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Book today. Pay it your way.

We’ve always got you and your dream holiday in mind. By setting up a Direct Debit, you can spread out the cost of your holiday over the months up until your final balance is due. Then you can sit back and relax knowing that trip you’ve always dreamed of is all yours.

Florida holidays

Payment plan for families

Representative example:

Family holiday to Florida (travelling in 16 months time) £2,772
Deposit £175 pp £700
Balance due 12 weeks prior to departure  £2,072
11 months direct debit (per booking) £188.36

Florida from £2772

Price based on two adults & 2 children (aged under 9 years) travelling on the 11-Nov-24, staying at the Coco Key Hotel & Water Park on Room Only and sharing a Standard Room for 7 nights. Price includes return Economy Classic flights from London Heathrow to Orlando and include all applicable taxes and fuel surcharges which are correct at time of publishing (date 23 Aug 23) and are subject to change. Bookings are subject to availability and standard terms and conditions apply. Virgin Atlantic Holidays reserves the right to (i) withdraw the promoted price (ii) cancel or change the advertised price, (iii) amend these terms and conditions at any time if circumstances make this necessary and without further notice. For full Virgin Atlantic Standard Terms and Conditions please visit 

Barbados holidays

Payment plan for couples

Representative example:

Couples holiday to Barbados, travelling in 20 months  
 Total holiday cost  £2330 
 Deposit amount payable at time of booking (per person)   £175
 17 monthly payments collected by Direct Debit (per booking)  £118


Direct Debit FAQs

Please read through our most Frequently Asked Questions with reference to making Direct Debit payments.

Can I pay from my building society account?
Yes, you can use either a bank or building society account.

What are the payment dates?
Payments are collected on the 1st of each month, or the following working day if this falls on a bank holiday.

How much do I have to pay?
You decide, as long as the amount is above £25 and full balance is paid at least 12 weeks before you travel.

Do you send me a new invoice after each payment?
No. We suggest you keep a record of your payment schedule and check your bank account regularly. Alternatively, you can log onto Manage My Booking to view all the payments made on your booking so far.

Do I have to pay the whole of my balance by Direct Debit?
No. Any outstanding balance must be paid to us by another method at least 12 weeks before you travel.

How can I pay any remaining balance?
Payments can also be made by bank transfer, credit card or debit card.

What restrictions are there?
There aren't really any! Just set up your Direct Debit at least one week before you want the first payment to be taken.

What happens if the cost of the holiday is reduced and my Direct Debit pays you too much?
Please email and they will arrange a refund.

What if I cancel the booking?
Please email and they will arrange a refund.

What happens if the cost of my holiday is increased?
You can either amend your Direct Debit plan by emailing or pay the additional amount by credit or debit card.

What if I want to cancel my Direct Debit instruction?
Let us know as soon as possible by emailing and we will cancel any future transactions.

What happens if one of my Direct Debit payments fails?
Our accounts department will contact you to discuss the situation.

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