Deal alert: London to New York in premium economy from £475 return with Virgin Atlantic

Mar 3, 2020

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Thinking about heading to New York this year? Now might be the time to book and treat yourself to an upgraded flying experience in Virgin Atlantic‘s premium economy to start your trip off in style. Return flights from London (LHR) to New York (EWR) from £475 is very much worth it for a considerably better experience than flying in economy.

As a premium passenger with Virgin, your experience is improved starting on the ground. You’ll get access to priority check-in, fast track security and early boarding when you will be welcomed with a complimentary glass of bubbles. Your seat will have up to 38 inches of pitch and foot rest, and your meals will be served in proper china crockery with actual real, metal cutlery. Oh, and overnight flights you will be given one of the airline’s sustainable goodie bags.

Related reading: A review of Virgin Atlantic’s premium economy

Flights for this price are available starting mid-April to early May. When looking for the best fares, it might be worth trying to include a day flight on the return to help you get over your jet lag as soon as possible. The outbound flight has a short connection in Boston (BOS), but the return journey is direct from Newark (EWR) to London (LHR).

To book, head to Google Flights and set the departure city as Heathrow (LHR) and the arrival airport as New York. Next, set the airline to Virgin Atlantic and scroll through the calendar to find the cheapest dates to fly, which are highlighted in green. Once you’ve got the flights you want, you will be taken to the Delta website to complete the booking. Make sure to add your Virgin Atlantic Flying Club number to earn those miles!

Airline: Virgin Atlantic
Routes: LHR to EWR via BOS
Cost: £475+ return in premium economy
Travel Dates: April to May 2020

Here are some examples of what you can book:

London (LHR) to New York (EWR) for £475 return:

London (LHR) to New York (EWR) for £475 return:

London (LHR) to New York (EWR) for £475 return:

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