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How to Find and Book Elevate Award Tickets

This step-by-step tutorial will show you exactly how book award tickets though Elevate.

  • Use our award pricing tool to figure out how many points your next trip should cost.
  • Don't have enough points? Our Elevate guide can tell you how to earn them.
  • Not sure how to start? See our Beginner's Guide.

Online Booking Guide

Select an airline to check whether it is bookable via this method.

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Unfortunately, you cannot book flights through this method. You can try searching availability via other programs before booking through an alternative method listed here.

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Step 1A: Enter Trip Details

Enter origin and departure airports, in addition to intended travel dates.

Step 1B: Enter Trip Details (cont.)

Enter dates, one-way or roundtrip options

Step 2: Check Prices and Availability

Select from a list of Virgin America-operated flights. Do note that the program ties award flights to the cash price of those flights, so similar flights with same routing can have dramatically different mile cost.

Phone Booking Guide

Select an airline to check whether it is bookable via this method.

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Unfortunately, you cannot book flights through this method. You can try searching availability via other programs before booking through an alternative method listed here.

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Step 1: Get Ticket Price

Use our award pricing tool (and our easy-to-read redemption table) to get an idea of how much an award ticket will cost.

Link: awardace.com

Step 2: Check Availability Online

You will have more success booking on the phone knowing what flights are available. If you are unable to check availability online via this program, use or a different program's website. Our Airline Booking Guides can tell you exactly what programs can help you search availability for any airline.

Link: awardace.com

Step 3: Dial into Telephone Service Center

Once you have found a candidate flight, dial into 1-877.359.8474 to confirm pricing and availibilty.

  • Say "Elevate"
  • Say "yes" when it asks if you are currently a Elevate member
  • Say "reward travel"
  • When speaking to a customer service representative, present exact routing (as researched above) to expedite process

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