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If you’re looking for cheap and easy flights from the UK to the West Coast of the USA, check out these incredible Economy fares from Manchester to San Francisco on Virgin Atlantic – starting at just £269 Return!
Eagle-eyed readers will have spotted that although the outbound flight is direct, the inbound is actually to Heathrow and, oddly enough, involves flying with BA back up to Manchester. That might actually suit some people, but if you want a direct flight straight back to Manchester, there seems to be plenty of options for ~£30-£50 more.
Where to credit these flights?
Discount Economy Class with Virgin Atlantic should get you 50% of flown Miles with Virgin Atlantic Flying Club, Singapore KrisFlyer, or ANA Mileage Club (amongst other options). None of those are bad options really and you would net about 5,000 Miles in total.
If you fancy a marginally cheaper but considerably more inconvenient option, I also spotted flights on Delta/Air France starting at £262 on some dates:
Under £300 for direct flights from the UK to West Coast USA on a full-service airline is remarkable – particularly for flights which are (more or less) direct. Remember that when you fly in Economy with Virgin Atlantic, food + drink (including alcohol) are complimentary and you can check in a bag weighing up to 23kg too.