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Virgin Atlantic Joins Marriott Rewards® as New Airline Partner


Members Can Now Earn Virgin Flying Club Miles For Stays At Marriott International Hotels.

Washington, DC.- Marriott Rewards members can now earn Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles when they stay at over 2,700 Marriott International hotels in 65 countries. Marriott Rewards members now have 28 airline options.

Effective immediately, Marriott Rewards members who designate Flying Club as their earning preference will receive:

Two (2) miles per U.S. dollar spent at:

• Marriott Hotels & Resorts
• JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts
• Renaissance Hotels & Resorts
• Marriott Vacation Club International

Or one (1) mile per U.S. dollar spent (room rate only) at:

• Courtyard by Marriott

• Fairfield Inn by Marriott
• SpringHill Suites by Marriott
• Residence Inn by Marriott
• TownePlace Suites by Marriott
• Horizons by Marriott

In addition, Marriott Rewards members can convert their Marriott Rewards points into Flying Club miles at the following exchange rates:

10,000 Marriott Rewards Points = 2,000 miles
20,000 Marriott Rewards Points = 5,000 miles
30,000 Marriott Rewards Points = 10,000 miles
70,000 Marriott Rewards Points = 25,000 miles
125,000 Marriott Rewards Points = 50,000 miles

Virgin Atlantic carried five million passengers last year and has 35 aircraft in its fleet, with an average age of less than six years.

Since it was founded in 1984, Virgin Atlantic Airways has become Britain’s second largest carrier serving the world’s major cities. Offering high-flying service between nine US cities to London, it operates long-haul services to 27 destinations worldwide as far apart as Las Vegas, Tokyo, Delhi, Boston and Shanghai, with recent growth to Mumbai, Sydney and Dubai. Despite Virgin Atlantic’s growth, the service still remains customer driven with an emphasis on value for money, quality, fun and innovation, ensuring flying Virgin Atlantic is always an event.

For information about Marriott Rewards or to enroll, call 1-888-MARRIOTT (627-7468); (801) 468-4000 in Latin America; 44 (0) 20 7584 5500 in Europe, the United Kingdom and the Middle East; (61) (2) 8298 5250 in Australia and Asia; and (81) 3 5405 1513 in Japan; visit the front desk of participating hotels; or log onto

Marriott Rewards points may be redeemed for hotel stays, frequent flyer miles, car rentals, theme park passes, retail merchandise and more. With more than 2,700 participating hotels in 65 countries, Marriott Rewards provides travelers the opportunity to get to the places they dream of 30 percent faster than with other leading programs.*

Marriott Rewards has been named “Best Hotel Rewards Program” by the readers of Business Traveler, Global Traveler, Travel Savvy, Executive Travel and BusinessWeek magazines.

*Comparison based on seven nights at Starwood, Hilton, InterContinental Hotel Group and Hyatt full-service hotels of similar quality and points earned on dollars spent. Assumes standard award offerings for base-level members. All comparisons made as of 1/07.


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