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Virgin Atlantic Seating Options & Upgrades

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Award-winning service with Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic is famous for creating memorable journeys, by providing award-winning, excellent value products and friendly service in every class.

Whatever class you fly in with Virgin Atlantic, you'll always experience that little bit extra - a quality that sets Virgin Atlantic apart. 

 

Discover our new Economy Delight

 

When it comes to travelling, we recognise there isnt a one size fits all. Economy Delight gives you total comfort and and that little bit extra for a delightful flight. Take advantage of choosing your seat in advance for free and make the most of the Premium Check-In at the airport with priority boarding.

Onboard, you will relax into your extra legroom seat with adjustable headrest and 34in seat pitch.

Our Cabin Options

Economy Classic

What to expect...

Economy Classic gives you everything you need for a great flight. Take a 23kg checked bag as well as 10kg hand luggage and choose your seat in advance – at no extra cost.

Onboard, relax into your seat with adjustable headrest and 31in seat pitch. Travelling with children? They too will recieve their very own goody bag on their seat upon arrival. You can choose from three delicious three course meals, including a vegetarian option with alcoholic and soft drinks to enjoy and snacks all inclusive throughout your flight.

When you’re ready, you’ll meet Vera, our award winning inflight entertainment system. Vera offers a fantastic choice of over 300 hours of the latest and greatest blockbuster movies, tremendous TV, music and games, everything to make your flight fly by.

Need more to do? Keep your gadgets going with inseat power, while onboard WiFi (from £4.99) lets you email, chat and tweet from your seat. WiFi is available on almost every Virgin Atlantic aircraft.

Select your cabin option when booking your holiday online or Login to Manage My Booking.

Economy Delight

Adding that little extra...

With Economy Delight you can enjoy everything Economy Classic offers plus more! Economy Delight gives you total comfort and and that little bit extra for a delightful flight. Check-in easily online and take advantage of choosing your seat in advance for free and make the most of the Premium Check-In at the airport with priority boarding meaning you can speed through the airport at ease.

Onboard, take advantage of the priority overhead storage to pop your hand luggage or airport shopping in. Then relax into your extra legroom seat with adjustable headrest and 34in seat pitch.

Select your cabin option when booking your holiday online or Login to Manage My Booking.

Premium

Feeling Fancy?

Take full advantage by pre-selecting your Premium seat over 300 days ahead of your flight online. At the airport, skip the queues to a dedicated check-in area as well as granted priority boarding. No need to worry about traveling light as all Premium passengers can take one extra bag in the hold.

Onboard, you will be seated to your dedicated Premium cabin area where you will receive our premium amenity pack ready for you on your seat. Before take off you can relax with a pre-flight drink of your choice whilst reading a complimentary newspaper. During the flight, sit back in one of the biggest seats in your class with a spacious 38 inch of seat pitch, headrest and footrest. Flying from London Heathrow? Enjoy a wider purple leather seat, equivalent to some other airlines' business class.

Choosing from a selection of three-course meal options, we pay attention to the smaller details so your in-flight meal will be served on china crockery, proper cutlery and linen. At the end of your flight all Premium passengers have priority disembarkation as we all know how keen we want to start your holiday!

Select your cabin option when booking your holiday online or Login to Manage My Booking.

Upper Class Suite

Luxury at its best

With Upper Class, you will experience the next level of luxurious travel. We think of all the details not just during your flight experience but also before you have left your home starting with our complimentary chauffeur driven car service for all J, C and D upper class bookings. *Please note transfers are only eligible if you're travelling on a Virgin Atlantic aircraft. 

Upon airport arrival, you can check-in at the dedicated upper class desk and soon make your way via a fast track security channel to our stylish Clubhouses and lounges which have been designed to help you relax in the airport before you fly.

Onboard, our upper class cabins offer roomy seats that double as the longest flat beds at the touch of a button with complimentary nightwear ready should you need them to sleep the flight away in total comfort. Experience the finest food and drink throughout your journey, why not even take a seat at our on-board bar offered on selected aircrafts. After landing you'll be one of the first to disembark the aircraft and one of the first to collect your luggage so you can swiftly move on and enjoy your holiday.

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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.

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Your holiday will not be going ahead as planned

Due to the ongoing situation regarding COVID-19, the Foreign Commonwealth Office have advised against all but essential travel. Therefore, with known airline cancellations, the following holidays will not go ahead as planned:

  • Any holidays departing before 27th April 2020.
  • Any Caribbean holidays departing before 1 May 2020.

We’re flexible with your holiday plans

We understand you may want to change your holiday plans. You can postpone your holiday to any time before 31 December 2021, and even choose a different destination. We won’t charge you to make these changes.

For now, we do ask you not to contact us. As a priority, we are currently supporting those customers whose holidays have already been directly affected by cancellations. We will contact you as soon as we can, or if there are any further changes that could affect your holiday.

We know you’ll want to get this sorted as soon as possible, and we’re very grateful for your understanding.

Please look out for an email from us in the coming days and weeks with our latest advice. See our Covid-19 (Coronavirus) page for latest updates.

You’re good to go

In line with the advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office UK, and known airline cancellations, all trips booked from June onwards are currently going ahead as planned.

As a priority, we are currently supporting those customers whose holidays have been directly affected by cancellations.

So, for now, we ask you not to contact us. Rest assured we are contacting all of our customers by email in departure date order to support them with options, and we will absolutely let you know if your situation changes.

Please look out for an email from us in the coming weeks. See our Covid-19 (Coronavirus) page for latest updates.

Rebook your holiday


We are sending all affected customers a voucher by email 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.

There’s no rush. You can redeem your holiday voucher on a new booking with us any time before 31 July 2020.

We know you’ll be wanting to get this sorted as soon as possible. So please look out for our email for more details of how to amend your holiday plans.

Cancel your holiday


We're sending all affected customers a voucher by email that is valid for the full value of your cancelled holiday.  

Rather than cancel, if you’d like to travel with us sometime in the future, we would still love to 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 cancel completely, we understand. We will refund you in full. We’re currently dealing with a huge volume of enquiries from our customers, including refund requests. Because of this, it’s likely it will take much longer than usual to process your refund. We’re very grateful for your continued patience, and we’ll work as quickly as we can to get to you.

We know you’ll be wanting to get this sorted as soon as possible. So please look out for our email for more details of how to amend your holiday plans.

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 available 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.

How would you like to talk to us?

Important information: We are working hard to help all of our customers, particularly those already on holiday or due to travel in the next 72 hours.

Let's talk

If you still need to speak to us to change or cancel your booking, and you are due to travel in the next 72 hours, please log into Manage my Booking to call or message us. You are our immediate priority.