I had the Virgin America credit card but I’m upset about the points expiration policy. Can you offer the card with miles that do not expire?
Answered on Thursday, August 10th, 2017 by
Amy Miller

Yes, if you are an Elevate member, you can retain all of your Elevate points as long as you have redemption activity posted on your own Elevate account at least once every 18 months. So if you are not a frequent flyer, this program isn’t the best choice. If you want to earn miles for and on Virgin America, you can do it without any risk of expiration. Just get a regular travel credit card and earn miles with it. Many travel credit cards offer great bonuses and even travel benefits, so the miles will add up fast. The example of a such card can be Discover it Miles card. It earns 1.5 miles per dollar on all purchases. If it is the first time you have the card, all your first-year miles will be matched at the end of the year. Thus, if you earn 30,000 miles, you get 60,000 miles. The Discover it Miles card also has no annual fee and no foreign transaction fees.

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