Deal Alert: 50% Off First-Class Thanksgiving Flights on Virgin America

Nov 10, 2015

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Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We usually recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency, such as Orbitz, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. However, for this deal, you must book directly through Virgin America using promo code “POSH.” Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away and take advantage of Orbitz’s courtesy cancellation if you’re unable to travel.

If you missed out on Virgin America’s last big fare sale, you’re in luck. Until tomorrow night, you can get 50% off Main Cabin Select and first-class base fares for routes in the western US (check the terms and conditions for a complete list of participating cities and routes). Travel dates include November 19th and November 27th, so this might be a worthwhile deal if you’re looking for a last-minute flight during Thanksgiving week. In some cases, Main Cabin Select tickets seem to be cheaper than the standard coach price.

To take advantage of the deal, enter the promo code “POSH” when searching for flights. Unfortunately you won’t be able to get a transcon flight with this particular offer, but it’s still worthwhile if you’re flying along the West Coast and haven’t purchased a ticket yet. The promotion ends tomorrow (11/11) at 11:59 pm PT.

Airline: Virgin America
Routes: Flights between LAS, LAX, SEA, SFO and more
Cost: 50% off Main Cabin Select and first class on select routes
Dates: November 19, 2015 through November 27, 2015
Pay With: American Express Premier Rewards Gold, Citi Prestige or Chase Sapphire Preferred

Here are a few examples of the promotion in action:

Los Angeles (LAX) to Seattle (SEA) one way before the promo code:

Los Angeles (LAX) to Seattle (SEA) before the promo code.

Los Angeles (LAX) to Seattle (SEA) one way after the promo code:

Los Angeles (LAX) to Seattle (SEA) after the promo code.

San Francisco (SFO) to Las Vegas (LAS) one way before the promo code:

San Francisco (SFO) to Las Vegas (LAS) before the promo code.

San Francisco (SFO) to Las Vegas (LAS) one way after the promo code:

San Francisco (SFO) to Las Vegas (LAS) after the promo code.

Maximize Your Purchase

Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as the American Express Premier Rewards Gold or Citi Prestige (3x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.

If you’re able to score one of these tickets, please share the good news in the comments below!

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