Category: Destinations

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Posted by Madhu U. on 02.07.14

It’s time for our next installment of CHEAT SHEETS. We’ve teamed up with Chefs Feed, the Webby Award-winning food guide powered by chef recommendations, to provide you with a regular blog series of menu recommendations for what to eat and drink while you’re visiting a few of our favorite cities. Be sure to download the...

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Congratulations, Virgin Australia!

Posted by Madhu U. on 01.31.14

Our sister-branded airline Virgin Australia this week celebrated a very significant milestone, marking its tenth anniversary of international flying. From that first flight between Christchurch, New Zealand and Brisbane, Australia, Virgin Australia has grown to serve 16 international destinations. Virgin Australia launched in 2000 as Virgin Blue, operating two aircraft on a single route between...

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Enter To Win A Palm Springs Getaway

Posted by Virgin America on 12.17.13

Photo credit: Curtis Gregory Perry Palm Springs is famous for its modernist flair.  In February, the city celebrates its rich architectural heritage with Modernism Week, Feb. 13-23, 2014.  To commemorate this annual “celebration of mid-century design,”  we’re giving away prizes between now and Friday, including sending one lucky winner on an unforgettable trip to to...

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Devouring Portland

Posted by Virgin America on 12.13.13

Here’s the thing about Portland, Oregon:  it’s full of crafty, culinary treats. It’s the hub of up-and-coming breweries and where food carts aren’t just a pop-up fad, they’re a full-on dining experience. When I travel, I prefer to eat and drink my way through the city, which is why I’ve assembled a few must-tries to...

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What’s Your Place Pinspiration?

Posted by Virgin America on 11.20.13

You may think of Pinterest as the best tool to create your dream wedding, to perfect that fishtail braid, or to grab the recipe for Oatmeal Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies, but Pinterest is also a great place for travel inspiration to plan an upcoming trip or map out the places you love! We’re excited...

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Thanksgiving Travel Tips

Posted by Madhu U. on 11.19.13

The holiday season is almost upon us, kicking off with Thanksgiving Day in the U.S. on Thursday, Nov. 28. The Wednesday (Nov. 27) before and Sunday (Dec. 1) after the four-day holiday typically are among the busiest travel days in the country, and this year an estimated 25 million people are expected to fly on...

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Globetrotting on Emirates

Posted by Kate T. on 10.22.13

Dubai, anyone?  Thanks to a new partnership with Emirates, Elevate™ members can now earn points when flying with Emirates to any of its destinations worldwide. To celebrate the frequent flyer tie-up, the two airlines known for their innovative in-flight experiences (Emirates was recently named “Airline of the Year” by Skytrax, and Virgin America topped Condé...

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Haunted Cities Part II

Posted by Virgin America on 10.09.13

Last week, we featured the spookiest places on the East Coast. As the run-up to Halloween continues, we’re this week highlighting what we think are some of the scariest places on the West Coast. San Diego: The haunted Whaley House in Old Town, San Diego, has earned the title of “Most Haunted House in America.”...

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