Tag: Necker Island

Necker Island Food

Top 5 reasons Necker Island may be worth 1.2 million miles

On my amazing Necker Island vacation, I had the opportunity to have lunch with Richard Branson. A reader asked if that was the highlight...
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Necker Island Zip Line lunch with Richard Branson

This has been a crazy day on Richard Branson's Necker Island! I had lunch with Richard, participated in non-stop activities from morning to night,...
Necker Island Sunset Kayak

Necker Island Day 3

Our third day on Richard Branson's incredible Necker Island was was mostly off-island... First, nearly all of the guests took a motorboat trip to a...

Necker Island Day 2

Richard Branson's Necker island is absurdly great.  Incredible views.  Awesome food and service.  Fantastic animals... I've been too busy having fun to worry about writing...

Necker Island Day 1

Background: Necker Island is Sir Richard Branson's home and favorite hideaway situated in the British Virgin Islands, a stunning and unspoiled area of the...
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Days away from Necker Island

In April, 2015, I decided that it would be cool to use miles to book a week on Sir Richard Branson’s private Island.  Virgin...
Necker Island FREE* for Valentines Day

Richard Branson’s Necker Island FREE* for Valentine’s Day

* FREE = 1.2 million miles If you have 1.2 million Virgin Atlantic miles sitting around, here’s the ultimate Valentine’s Day gift for your loved...
Necker Island Free Week

How to book a free week on Necker Island

Richard Branson’s Necker Island is available to rent in-whole for a party of up to 30 people for an astronomical sum.  Or, one can...
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1,200,000 miles for Necker Island: Not easy. Not free.

Yesterday I reported my success in earning 1.2 million Virgin Atlantic miles which I plan to use for a week on Sir Richard Branson’s...
Necker Island Wildlife

Necker Island, here we come!

7 months ago I decided that it would be cool to use miles to book a week on Sir Richard Branson’s private Island.  Virgin...
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Necker Island and the 30% transfer bonus dilemma

Oy.  Amex is offering a 30% Membership Rewards transfer bonus to Virgin Atlantic this month, but the offer is targeted.  I was targeted for...
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Necker Island: 557,000 miles in the bag, 180,000 miles on the way, and my...

My Virgin Atlantic account currently shows a balance of over 557,000 miles.  With most programs, I’d be pretty happy about that.  In this case,...

New BOA approval process and a stumble on my way to Necker Island

In my crazy quest to get 1.2 million Virgin Atlantic miles for a trip to Richard Branson’s private Necker Island, I previously signed up...
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An interesting find on my way to Necker Island

Towards my ridiculous quest to visit Richard Branson’s Necker Island, I signed up for four Virgin Atlantic credit cards.  A week on Necker Island...

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