Virgin Atlantic offers special baggage deals for students flying from India

Virgin Atlantic offers special baggage deals for students flying from India

Virgin Atlantic continues to make travel more convenient for students; offers special baggage deals for students flying abroad.

According to study, homemade food and fashion top the list of things students love to carry with them when they study abroad. The study reveals that if students were allowed to carry extra baggage, 35% would pack more food items while 32% said they would take all their shoes. In addition to food, apparel and shoes students also love to carry sports equipment and music instruments as they shift their base to another country for a few years.

Additionally, as per the findings 40% of the students who book their airline tickets in advance usually end up changing their date of travel and about 32% of them have to incur a date change fee. Having factored these trends amongst students who travel abroad, Virgin Atlantic being a student friendly airline has created customised offers to make travel more convenient for students.

Students travelling with Virgin Atlantic can avail the special check in baggage allowance of up to 69 kg in Economy – three bags of 23 kg each in addition to 10 kg of hand baggage and one piece of sports equipment at no extra charge. This offer will allow students one date change free of charge.

Nick Parker, Head of India and Middle East, Virgin Atlantic Airways commented that “At Virgin Atlantic, we put the customer at the heart of everything we do and will continue to ensure that flying Virgin Atlantic is always that little bit more special and more magical. We are pleased to offer students flying to the UK and US a generous baggage allowance and free date change to ensure they can carry their home comforts while studying abroad. We also have student travel advisors at our contact centre to help them with all their travel related queries.’’

Shivani Singh Deo, Marketing and Communications Manager, Virgin Atlantic India added, “We will continue to surprise and delight our customers and understand the importance of extra baggage for students when they travel abroad for studies. To help them kick start their journey hassle free, we have put together this offer to champion their needs.’’

Virgin Atlantic offers a daily connection between Delhi and London Heathrow providing excellent links to the UK and for onward flights to USA. The airline delivers irresistible service for students travelling to the UK and US and has announced a special offer to allow these customers to carry extra home comforts.

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