VIRGIN AMERICA LAUNCHES THE “GET WHAT YOU REALLY WANTED” POST-HOLIDAY FARE SALE
Award-winning Airline Offers Super Low Fares from $119* Coast-to-Coast, Restrictions, Taxes and Fees Apply
San Francisco – December 27, 2010 – Virgin America, the California-based airline, today announces a two-day “Get What You Really Wanted” fare sale for travel across the airline’s network between January 4, 2011-February 16, 2011. The airline is encouraging travelers to enjoy a flight experience they won’t want to “re-gift,” with festive low fares available now through December 28, 2010, at 11:59pm PT. “Get What You Really Wanted” sale fares start from $119* for coast-to-coast travel and from $59* for short-haul flights, with restrictions, taxes and fees applying.
With beautifully designed new mood-lit cabins, touch-screen entertainment platforms at every seat and award-winning service, Virgin America has captured a list of industry awards since its 2007 launch, including “Best Domestic Airline” in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2008, 2009 and 2010 Readers’ Choice Awards and Travel + Leisure’s 2008, 2009 and 2010 World’s Best Awards and “Best-in-Class” in the 2008, 2009 and 2010 Zagat Global Airline survey. The Red™ touch-screen entertainment system on Virgin America offers every traveler 30 films, live TV, Google maps, videogames, seat-to-seat chat, music videos, a 3000 MP3 catalog, a first-of-its-kind digital Shop section and an on-demand menu – so guests can order a cocktail or meal right from their seatback any time during a flight.
Tickets must be purchased by December 28, 2010, at 11:59pm PT. Travel must occur between January 4, 2011-February 16, 2011. Tickets are on sale today and can be purchased via Virgin America’s Web site (www.virginamerica.com) and at 1.877.FLY.VIRGIN (1.877.359.8474).**
|January 4, 2011 to February 16, 2011|
|New York||Los Angeles||$129*||$149*|
|New York||San Francisco||$129*||$149*|
|New York||Las Vegas||$129*||$149*|
|Dallas/Ft. Worth||Los Angeles||$129*||$149*|
|Dallas/Ft. Worth||San Francisco||$129*||$149*|
|Fort Lauderdale||Los Angeles||$119*||$149*|
|Fort Lauderdale||San Francisco||$119*||$149*|
|San Francisco||Los Angeles||$59*||$69*|
|San Francisco||Las Vegas||$69*||$79*|
|San Francisco||San Diego||$59*||$69*|
|New York||San Diego||$139*||$169*|
|Fort Lauderdale||Las Vegas||$129*||$159*|
|Fort Lauderdale||San Diego||$129*||$159*|
|January 20, 2011 to February 16, 2011|
Virgin America flies to San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, Washington D.C., Seattle, Las Vegas, San Diego, Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Toronto, Orlando, Dallas-Fort Worth, Los Cabos and Cancun (starting January 19, 2011).
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EDITORS NOTE: Virgin America is a U.S. controlled and operated airline and an entirely separate company from Virgin Atlantic. Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group is a minority share investor in Virgin America. About Virgin America: Headquartered in California and launched in August 2007, Virgin America offers guests attractive fares and a host of innovative features aimed at reinventing air travel, including in-flight internet service on every flight and the most advanced touch-screen entertainment platform in the skies. The airline’s base of operations is San Francisco International Airport. In just three years flying, Virgin America has created 1,700 new jobs and has swept the major reader-based travel awards, including “Best Domestic Airline” in the Condé Nast Traveler 2008, 2009 and 2010 Readers’ Choice Awards and “Best Domestic Airline” in Travel + Leisure’s 2008, 2009 and 2010 World’s Best Awards. For photos and more, visit: www.virginamerica.com
*Terms and Conditions: All Main Cabin fares are one-way, based on travel originating from the US, and require a 7-day advance purchase. Tickets must be purchased by 11:59pm PST December 28, 2010. Fares do not include Passenger Facility Charges of up to $9 each way, September 11th Security Fees of up to $5 each way and a Federal Segment Tax of $3.70 per domestic segment. A segment is a takeoff and landing. For international travel, fares do not include the U.S. Immigration User Fee of $7, the U.S. APHIS fee of $5, and the U.S. International Arrival/Departure tax of $16.10 each way. For service to/from Toronto, fares do not include additional taxes/fees of up to $50, including: Airport Improvement Fee, Canadian Security Fee, Goods and Services Tax, and Harmonized Sales Tax. For service to/from Mexico, fares do not include additional taxes/fees of up to $60, including: Mexico International Departure Tax and Mexico Tourism Tax. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Travel must occur between January 4, 2011 and February 16, 2011, unless specified otherwise. LAX-CUN service begins January 19, 2011. SFO-CUN service begins January 20, 2011. Lowest fares are not available for travel on Fridays and Sundays. Seats are limited, subject to availability, and may not be available on all flights. Flights may not operate daily. Changes or cancellations can be made for a $75 fee if changes are made on Virgin America’s website (www.virginamerica.com) or a $100 fee through all other channels, including the call center and at the airport, plus any increase in fare, if applicable. Changes or cancellations of a booking made with Elevate Points will be subject to a $75 redeposit fee. Guests who no-show without a change or cancel prior to the scheduled departure time will forfeit the amount of this fare. In addition, any future flights booked in the same reservation will also be canceled and the fare will be forfeited. Tickets purchased from Virgin America through our reservation call center will cost an additional $20 per guest per itinerary. Any added cost associated with purchasing tickets from Virgin America through our reservation call center will be non-refundable. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly or partially used ticket. Fares, routes, fees and schedules are subject to change without notice. Virgin America will accept one (1) piece of checked baggage up to 70 pounds for $25 for each ticketed guest traveling within the U.S. and for free of charge for each ticketed guest traveling to/from Mexico or to/from Canada. The fee per guest for each additional checked bag up to 50 pounds from the second (2) to the tenth (10) is $25. Additional fees apply to baggage exceeding these weight limitations, and other baggage restrictions may apply.
**Any guest calling within the United States has access to a complimentary telecommunication relay service by dialing 711. For more information, go to: http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/hearing/telecomm.asp