Last Day to Elevate with Gilt City’s Virgin America

Neat LEDs illuminate the interior of Virgin America flights, suddenly flying is cool again.

San Francisco, CA (August 9, 2011) – Virgin America, the airline reinventing flying, and Gilt City, the leading online lifestyle destination for curated local offers, today announces they will partner to provide special “Posh Pack Offers” for the airline’s premium Main Cabin Select service – with escalating discounts for the more flights purchased. Existing Gilt City members can visit for more details – and new members can sign up today through August 10, 2011 to score the deal.

“We’re thrilled to partner with Gilt City – to provide savvy flyers with more perks and amenities for even less,” said Brett Billick, Director of CRM at Virgin America.  “The Virgin America experience is designed to be like no other, marrying inventive design and state-of-the-art technology, and now travelers will have a chance to enjoy priority boarding, free movies, food and cocktails at 35,000 feet in Main Cabin Select for an amazing deal.”

Virgin America’s premium Main Cabin Select service offers guests 38” of seat pitch – about 6 inches more legroom than Main Cabin seating, unlimited complimentary cocktails and snacks from the airline’s award-winning menu on-demand via Virgin America’s Red™ in-flight entertainment system, free unlimited movies on-demand and premium TV like HBO and Showtime, priority security access and boarding and one free checked bag up to 50 pounds.

Airbus 320.

Virgin America’s Gilt City Main Cabin Select Pack Offers can be purchased in either short-haul, medium-haul or long-haul packages and include:

  • 10-Pack of roundtrip Main Cabin Select flights for a 50 percent* discount
  • 5-Pack of roundtrip Main Cabin Select flights  for a 47 percent* discount
  • 3-Pack of roundtrip Main Cabin Select flights for  a 44 percent* discount

“Offering Gilt City members access to Virgin America’s premium Main Cabin Select service at insider prices is an incredible package that we are excited to bring to the site,” said Nathan Richardson, president of Gilt City. “Gilt City brings unique local offers and experiences to our members and we are thrilled to now be able to provide them luxury transportation to get them to their destination in style.  Our partnership with Virgin America was created to help our members love their city – and the city that they’re visiting – more.”

Known for its beautifully designed mood-lit cabins, innovative amenities and topnotch service, Virgin America has won a list of industry best-in-class awards since its 2007 launch.  Virgin America’s Elevate frequent flyer loyalty program offers guests the ability to redeem points for any unsold seat — on any Virgin America flight, at any time.

Los Cabos (The Capes) is one of Mexico's most beautiful and exclusive destinations.

Elevate offers Web-based redemption with no black-out dates and has grown to over 1.9 million members in just four years. Last year, Virgin America rolled out changes to Elevate in order to give flyers more flexibility to earn and redeem points for travel on the airline. Elevate members are also able to retain their Elevate points indefinitely, as long as they either earn or redeem points at least once every 18 months.

Virgin America flies to San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, Washington D.C., Seattle, Las Vegas, San Diego, Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Dallas-Fort Worth, Los Cabos, Cancun and Chicago.

Gilt City is currently available in ten markets across the US including New York, Boston, Miami, Atlanta, Washington D.C., Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Seattle.

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