Travel Start, Virgin Unveil Royal Wedding Promo


Africa’s leading Online Travel Agency, Travelstart, has partnered with international airline, Virgin Atlantic Airways to release the ‘The Royal Wedding Promo’ which offers discounted flights from Lagos to London.

The agency said this initiative was aimed at celebrating Nigerians love for weddings, using one of the most popular weddings of the season, the British Royal Wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

According to the company, the promo would run from May 7 to 21, 2018 and would offer customers opportunity to book cheap flights on Virgin Atlantic via

The agency said the exclusive fare from Lagos to London and to any of Virgin Atlantic’s US routes is available on all three cabins, Upper Class, Premium Economy and Economy while travellers who purchase tickets during promo period would be able to travel from now until July 1, 2018 and after September 15, 2018.

Country Manager of the online travel agency, Philip Akesson, added that the company was bent on fulfilling its promise to make travel affordable and convenient for its customers.

“We are proud to partner with Virgin Atlantic to fly Nigerians who love weddings, for the summer. The promo shows our laser focus in satisfying our customers as well as highlights our fun brand essence. We are confident that this partnership will strengthen the already existing relationship our company has with the airline, ”he said.

Also speaking on the deal, Country Manager of Virgin Atlantic, Samuel Lindfield said, “As a British carrier, we align on how to make our customers feel special. This is why we’re always coming up with innovative ways to make them feel comfortable, provide value for money and create memories as they travel. Our three new ways to fly Economy showcases this as well“.

Addressing the lifestyle angle of the promo, Commercial Manager, Travelstart Nigeria, Bukky Akomolafe noted, “We love weddings! We recognise that our customers also do even more now that it is a Royal Wedding. For us, it is about creating lifetime experiences that go beyond the act of flying. We provide our customers with an affordable means to get to their destination, regardless of their budget and/or lifestyle, so that they can focus on what is important to them during their trip”