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Posted on July 1, 2016

Trip to DC with Virgin America

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Hey everyone down there on earth! I am flying over you at 37,966 feet in a purple lite plane known as Virgin America. This is my first time flying Virgin and I am sure loving every minute of it. Like I’ve heard many of times, Virgin America is one of a kind. So when I got the opportunity to fly with them, I was thrilled. For this trip I am headed to Washington, DC to see my best friend of 9+ years, Lindsay.We met a few weeks before attending college together. Funny story – Lindsay saw me and my family on the local news going through airport security. Lindsay wrote on my Facebook wall, before there was private messaging, and said “Were you on TV today?” That’s all it took for me and her to become best friends for life. Since college flying has been a big part of our relationship. Being that we live on complete opposite sides of the U.S., planning tips are mandatory. I am so excited to see her!

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Virgin has made it easy for me to connect to my followers today! With their partnership with GoGo Inflight Internet I am able to access the internet all day. After only being on the flight 45 min and so many exciting things happened. First there was the classic safety info given to us passengers through a music video with dancing, rhymes, and celebrities. Recently a lady proposed to her girlfriend over the intercom and she said yes! Congrats to them! Virgin offers amazing food of all types. I was happy to purchase their tasty PB&J. Yummy!

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Virgin American Airlines  also provides touch screens for each passenger. There are so many beverage and food choices and lots of movies, music, and shopping all located on your personal screen. I was able to choose my drinks from the screen and they were quickly brought to me by one of their great flight attendants.

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Over all I have truly enjoyed the 4 hours flying Virgin American. One more hour to go until I see my bestie! Tell me in the comments- Have you every flown Virgin America? What was your experience? Do you have any trips coming up? You know how much I love reading your comments!

Happy 4th of July!

xoxo

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  • Reply Amanda July 11, 2016 at 1:11 pm

    I’ve never flown before, but I would love to travel on this plane! It looks like so much fun!

    Xoxo,
    Amanda
    trulyyoursa.com

  • Reply Elizabeth July 9, 2016 at 11:33 am

    Oh my goodness what a swish airline! It makes our little Saab’s look old and outdated, lol!

  • Reply Pick Your Beau July 7, 2016 at 7:32 pm

    I LOVE flying so I will definitely have to look into flying with Virgin America! The touchscreen system looks like such a treat for long flights.

    Pick Your Beau

  • Reply daniel July 7, 2016 at 3:12 pm

    great post!

    Daniel x
    The Daniel Originals | Instagram: danielpoonvignez
    New Post: Discover Hong Kong With Daniel – Hong Kong Travel Guide #1

  • Reply Bessie Parente July 7, 2016 at 8:51 am

    Amazing post!

  • Reply Emily July 7, 2016 at 3:54 am

    Literally have heard such great things about Virgin. I need to go on a trip ASAP hahah!

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  • Reply Erin July 6, 2016 at 11:54 pm

    Amazing! Virgin is my favorite airlines! xx, Erin – http://www.stylebythepeople.com

  • Reply Michaela July 6, 2016 at 10:55 pm

    Look s like a great trip. I’ve never used this airline

  • Reply Taylor July 6, 2016 at 9:27 pm

    I haven’t flown Virgin, but on the other hand I haven’t been too many places!
    Looks like a great flight.
    xo.
    http://www.itswhatsin.com

  • Reply Dylana July 6, 2016 at 6:52 pm

    Wonderful blog!

    xo

    http://www.dylanasuarez.com

  • Reply Alice July 6, 2016 at 12:32 am

    I love flying Virgin, their planes are always nice and I love the ambient lighting. Thanks for sharing your thoughts!

    xo, alice / T Y P E N U

  • Reply Kate July 5, 2016 at 11:49 pm

    I have never flown with Virgin Airlines, but it looks like a really great company with excellent service! I’m not going on any trips in the near future, but hope to travel to Europe again someday!
    -Kate // http://www.classynadkate.com

  • Reply Tamara July 5, 2016 at 5:53 pm

    I hope you had a safe flight and that you’re having a blast as soon as you landed!

    XoXo,

    Tamara – LoveofMode.com

  • Reply Becca @ Amuse Your Bouche July 5, 2016 at 3:20 pm

    I secretly kind of love long-distance flights – love the in-flight entertainment! Having internet on the plane sounds SO useful, I’ve never had that before!

  • Reply nicol July 4, 2016 at 6:22 pm

    ive flown with virgin atlantic and i loved my experience. even the playlist wen boarding the plane was great!

  • Reply Sally Akins July 4, 2016 at 7:50 am

    That sound like a fab flight – I know it’s terrible, but I really miss Wifi when I’m up in the air!

  • Reply Betsy Todd July 4, 2016 at 6:09 am

    I haven’t flown with Virgin America, and i want to have a try

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  • Reply Ana De- Jesus July 3, 2016 at 8:03 pm

    I have never flown Virgin America before but it is amazing that you still had Wifi and was able to reconnect with your followers. Nice view too x

  • Reply Carina July 3, 2016 at 6:52 pm

    I haven’t flown with Virgin America, but they seem awesome!

    xo
    http://www.carinavardie.com

  • Reply Annaliese July 3, 2016 at 5:39 pm

    I’ve never flown on Virgin before but I have heard great things from people who have!! I wish that wifi was universal and free on all flights!

    xoxo A
    http://www.southernbelleintraining.com

  • Reply amy July 3, 2016 at 4:25 pm

    I’m a true Delta fan when it comes to flying, but Virgin America sounds fab!
    xoxo
    Amy | Pastel N Pink

  • Reply Kayleigh July 3, 2016 at 3:49 pm

    I’m a southwest fanatic so I don’t really fly other airlines, but such cool features!
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  • Reply Zoe IKIWN July 3, 2016 at 3:01 pm

    I have never flown with Virgin America but it seems like they look after you it’s great they have the internet on there too! x

  • Reply Jemma July 3, 2016 at 2:28 pm

    I love flying with Virgin, such a great airline.

  • Reply Emily Underworld July 3, 2016 at 5:15 am

    I’ve never been on a flight longer than 2 hours or so, but I imagine that internet comes in handy on longer flights! Virgin America sound good.
    – Emily from http://www.emilyunderworld.co.uk

  • Reply Yvanne July 3, 2016 at 1:35 am

    I’ve never flown with Virgin America they seem pretty great. Glad you had a great time!

    xx,
    https://composedcollected.blogspot.com

  • Reply Hannah July 2, 2016 at 8:55 pm

    I have flown Virgin America before and I loved it x

  • Reply Alex July 2, 2016 at 8:39 pm

    That sounds awesome! I’ve never flown with them, but should probably try them out.

  • Reply Sarah Bailey July 2, 2016 at 7:42 pm

    This sounds like you managed to get on a really nice flight – I love all the things they provide! x

  • Reply Julia (The Velvet Runway) July 2, 2016 at 2:55 pm

    It sounds like you had a great flight!
    I (nearly) always fly Virgin when I come to the US (although not Virgin America) as I find it to be great value for money!
    Have a great weekend
    Julia x
    http://www.thevelvetrunway.com

  • Reply Tara July 2, 2016 at 11:19 am

    I flew with Virgin years ago! I miss their goodie bags

  • Reply Charli Bruce July 2, 2016 at 9:58 am

    This seems like the best flight ever! I wish the flights I took had internet available, touch screens I could order my drinks on and cable tv. I hope you enjoy your time with your best friend, I love the story of how you guys became friends xx

  • Reply Susanna July 1, 2016 at 10:57 pm

    Flying can be such a pain in the behind (literally!) that it’s nice when the airlines put a little thought into how to make the passengers’ flights more comfortable…

  • Reply Liz Mays July 1, 2016 at 8:55 pm

    This sounded like a really nice flight. I didn’t know they had those convenient touch screen with everything you could want on them.

  • Reply Alix Maza July 1, 2016 at 6:49 pm

    So fun! I need to try Virgin America.

    Alix | http://www.apintsizedlife.com

  • Reply Audrey Stowe July 1, 2016 at 6:12 pm

    amazing post! I flew Virgin for my first time a month ago and loved my experience, xx

  • Reply Sharon Wu July 1, 2016 at 5:27 pm

    LOVE flights with wi-fi access and all that jazz! So great to hear you had a good flight with Virgin America. I hope you have a blast with your bestie this weekend! 🙂 xo, sharon

    http://www.stylelullaby.com

  • Reply Harriet from Toby & Roo July 1, 2016 at 5:14 pm

    We’re doing transatlantic in a few months and I WISH I had booked Virgin. I booked Thomas Cook and save £2000 for us all but it looks so lovely!

  • Reply Gabby July 1, 2016 at 5:08 pm

    I love love flying and I wish I got to do it more often! I’ve never flown with this company, but they plane and amenities looks really nice! I hope you have fun visiting D.C. and your bestie; I absolutely love the city, so I’m pretty sure you’ll have a great time!

  • Reply Tori July 1, 2016 at 4:42 pm

    I almost always fly Delta because my dad is a pilot with them, but this looks like such a nice trip!

    Tori
    mooretori.com

  • Reply Rhian Westbury July 1, 2016 at 3:46 pm

    I must have been unlucky as I didn’t rate my experience with Virgin last summer when I flew to New York and home from Washington. Looks like you had a great trip x

  • Reply Greta July 1, 2016 at 3:36 pm

    I’ve been wanting to fly with Virgin America for a while and you sold me! Love it!

    Greta | http://www.gretahollar.com

  • Reply Cristina July 1, 2016 at 2:58 pm

    I’ve never flown Virgin America but I’m always up for trying different airlines to get the best deals!

    X,
    Cristina
    cristinawashere.com

  • Reply The Confused Millennial July 1, 2016 at 2:38 pm

    It’s so awesome that Virgin America provides Internet and touch screens!

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