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    • xssc32x
    • By xssc32x 13th Mar 17, 9:37 AM
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    Virgin Flyerclub advice
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    Virgin Flyerclub advice 13th Mar 17 at 9:37 AM
    Hi,
    Currently have 18k virgin flyer miles that expire at end of this month. I am unlikely to book a long haul flight and use them that way and don't really want to lose them. I am contemplating exchanging for Eurostar 'voucher',has anybody successfully managed this? How long were the vouchers valid for or could anyone advise on the best 'bang for buck' when exchanging these soon to expire points?
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    • PeacefulWaters
    • By PeacefulWaters 13th Mar 17, 10:06 AM
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    Transfer to Hilton hotels or IHG?
    • theonlywayisup
    • By theonlywayisup 13th Mar 17, 12:11 PM
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    • 13th Mar 17, 12:11 PM
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    • 13th Mar 17, 12:11 PM
    Generate a few miles by using the Shops Away portal, it will reset your clock and add a few miles.
    • malkie76
    • By malkie76 13th Mar 17, 12:13 PM
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    • 13th Mar 17, 12:13 PM
    Generate a few miles by using the Shops Away portal, it will reset your clock and add a few miles.
    Originally posted by theonlywayisup
    Probably not enough time for the miles to credit - I wouldn't recommend this approach.

    Safest is to buy some (the lowest amount possible) to keep the pot active, or transfer from another scheme.
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    • theonlywayisup
    • By theonlywayisup 13th Mar 17, 12:23 PM
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    • 13th Mar 17, 12:23 PM
    Probably not enough time for the miles to credit - I wouldn't recommend this approach.

    Safest is to buy some (the lowest amount possible) to keep the pot active, or transfer from another scheme.
    Originally posted by malkie76
    You don't have to wait for the miles to credit. It's a case of using the portal and the movement being logged. This usually happens within 24-48 hours.

    Alternatively the OP could transfer in £2.50 worth of Tesco vouchers if they have them.
    • malkie76
    • By malkie76 13th Mar 17, 2:06 PM
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    • 13th Mar 17, 2:06 PM
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    • 13th Mar 17, 2:06 PM
    I've lost count of the number of times I've had to chase missing miles, or be scanning and emailing receipts to get the system to credit them. YMMV.
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    • xssc32x
    • By xssc32x 24th Mar 17, 6:41 AM
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    • 24th Mar 17, 6:41 AM
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    • 24th Mar 17, 6:41 AM
    Hi,
    Thanks for all the responses, transferred £2.50 of Tesco club points and my flying club points updated the following day and are now expiring in 2020
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