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Unrivalled access to the U.S.

United Airlines

With United you can fly nonstop from six UK airports to New York's Newark Airport. There are nonstop flights from London Heathrow five times a day, plus nonstop daily departures from Belfast, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Manchester.

And you can also fly nonstop from Manchester to Washington, D.C. There are five flights a week taking you to America's capital.

Both cities are great places to visit for weekend getaways or as a stopover as part of a longer twin - or multi-centre itinerary.

United at your service

United Airlines

Begin your United journey with check-in up to 24 hours prior to your scheduled departure time either online or via the mobile phone app. You can also ask for your boarding card to be sent to your mobile.

Onboard your United aircraft you will experience exceptional comfort & service with a choice of seating:

Economy with complimentary meal service on transatlantic flights , Economy Plus® with extra legroom and more space to relax, and BusinessFirst® with 180 degree flat-bed seats.

Let us entertain you

United Airlines

On board, United offers a variety of entertainment programming to keep you entertained during your flight.

All of the aircraft on the New York and Washington, D.C. routes feature Audio/Video on Demand (AVOD) entertainment systems, offering up to 150 movies, 185 television shows, thousands of songs, 20 interactive video games, and even opportunities to learn languages during your flight.

So, just sit back and relax!

Onboard facilities may vary depending on aircraft. Seasonal variations to schedules may occur.

Terms and conditions:

Prices are for departure dates stated and are per adult based on two adults travelling and sharing a standard room with return economy flights and include all applicable taxes and fuel surcharges which are correct at time of print and are subject to change. Prices advertised include online discount; if booked by telephone a higher price applies. Peak season and weekend supplements may apply. Savings where shown are per adult and are the maximum saving within the date bands shown. Price includes saving. All offers are for new direct bookings and are subject to availability and Virgin Holidays standard terms and conditions. Offers cannot be combined with any other offer, promotion or discount including Tesco Clubcard points. CWe accept payment by cheque, credit card and debit card. Late bookings made within 14 days prior to departure may require ticket pickup at the airport. An administration charge of £25 per booking will apply. Late bookings made within 14 days prior to departure may require ticket pickup at the airport. Please note that supplements may apply, which will be shown on the final costings page. You may book outside of these dates but you may not qualify for the special offer price. Our special offers are updated weekly, so occasionally availability may be gone on the specific room type that the above price is based on. ATOL protected 2358 ABTA V2043

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If you are booked to travel to one of the countries below today and tomorrow, please do not go to the airport - we will contact you.

Any customers travelling to one of these destinations in the next 15 days will be contacted at least 24 hours before departure to discuss options.


Destinations with current travel restrictions

  • All of USA and Canada
  • Jamaica
  • St Lucia
  • Dubai
  • Tel Aviv
  • South Africa
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Travelling before 30th April

If your holiday destination isn’t currently affected, but you would like to discuss your options, please complete our call back form and we will contact you within 7–10 days.

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Travelling after 30th April

We ask that you don’t contact us at this time due to the dynamic situation and so we can support customers travelling in the imminent future. Continue to monitor our Covid-19 (Coronavius) travel updates page, our social media and the Foreign and Commonwealth travel advice page for latest advice.

Should your holiday destination become subject to travel restrictions, we will contact you at least 24 hours before departure to discuss your options.

Travelling to a destination with travel restrictions, but not in the next 15 days

If you're travelling to a destination with travel restrictions, but not in the next 15 days, please get in touch with us via WhatsApp or SMS.

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Your holiday may be affected by the government’s travel restrictions

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office UK have advised against all but essential travel. Depending on when you are due to travel, your holiday may be affected.

You’ll be away before you know it

Your next holiday is only a click away - Our website has thousands of hand-picked options ready to book. But if you need more help, just let us know.

Your holiday will not be going ahead as planned

Due to the ongoing situation regarding COVID-19, the Foreign & Commonwealth Office UK have advised against all but essential travel before 16 April 2020.

We’re flexible with your holiday plans

If you were due to travel before the end of May 2020, you can postpone your holiday to a later date or even choose a different destination instead.

You’re good to go


In line with the advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office UK, all trips booked from June onwards are unaffected.

Rebook your holiday


We’ve sent you a voucher that is valid for the full value of your cancelled holiday. When you rebook, we’d like to gift you with 4,000 Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Miles too. 

But there’s no rush. To redeem your holiday voucher on a new booking with us, just give us a call any time before 31 July 2020 and quote your old booking reference.

Please bear in mind our wait times are currently longer than usual due to high demand.

We’re here when you need us


If you’d like to travel with us sometime in the future, just give us a call and we’ll find a great holiday for you (and gift you with 4,000 Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Miles as a thank you). 

If you'd prefer to simply cancel completely, we understand, and we will refund you in full. You'll just need to give us a call. Refunds will be successfully returned in approximately 45 days.

Please bear in mind our wait times are currently longer than usual due to high demand.

Your holiday is in safe hands


No need to contact us. Be assured, that if the situation changes, we will contact you as soon as this happens with the options available to you.

Change it up


You can postpone your holiday to travel any time before 31 December 2021, and even choose a different destination. We won’t charge you to make these changes and our Service Team are there to help – just give us a call.

Please bear in mind our wait times are currently longer than usual due to high demand.

Your holiday is in safe hands


Your holiday is scheduled to depart as booked. Continue to pay off your holiday balance with the assurance that your money is fully protected through ATOL. Be assured, that if the situation changes, we will contact you as soon as this happens with the options open to you.

The choice is yours


No problem! To amend your holiday dates, just give us a call. Any amendments to your booking can be made for £50pp, and our Service Team can help you decide on dates, or even a different destination.

Please bear in mind our wait times are currently longer than usual due to high demand.

Register yourself as away from home


If you’re abroad and your flight home has been cancelled please let us know, as relief flights will end soon.

Register as away from home

Alternatively, call our UK Duty Office on +44 0344 472 9646 (option 3) to discuss your options for getting home.

Book online


Looking for inspiration? Explore our destinations and holiday types and save your faves to your very own Wishlist

Or dive right in to our 2021 holiday offers

Help is at hand


Looking for inspiration? Explore our destinations and holiday types online and save your faves to your very own Wishlist

If you’re ready to book but can’t find the information you need on our website, just call our travel experts who will be happy to help.

To redeem your holiday voucher on a new booking with us, just give us a call and quote your old booking reference.