Cookie Statement | Flight + Hotel | Virgin Atlantic

Cookie statement

Flights + Hotel, Hotels and Car Hire
Are operated by Virgin Holidays

We are proud to use cookies

We always want to deliver luxury in everything we do which is why we want to ensure you have an easy, quick and reliable experience whilst using this website. To help us do this, we use Cookies (and not the delicious biscuit type).

Some cookies are essential for websites to work and others remember things about you to give you a better and more enjoyable experience online. They are small files which are stored on your computer when you visit a website however cannot be used to identify you personally and are not harmful to your computer.

Essential Cookies

Essential Cookies help our website to work properly and without them you wouldn’t be able to use some of the features on the site due to your experience being restricted.

Product name Cookie name Features Persistent or session Retention
Qubit x_qtag_1611284 Container tag settings Persistent 1 year

Cookies for website info

We're constantly improving our website based on what our visitors do and the pages you look at. These cookies record anonymous information about visits and clicks on each web page.

Product name Cookie name Features Persistent or session Retention
Coremetrics (1st party domain) cmTPSet Used to collect technical properties (browser, OS etc.) Session Browser close
Coremetrics (1st party domain) CoreID6 Stores visitor ID number Persistent 20 years
Coremetrics (1st party domain) [########]_clogin Used to define sessions Session Browser close
Coremetrics (1st party domain) cmRS Used to track specific intra-site links Session Browser close
Google Analytics _ga Website analytics Persistent 2 years
Google Analytics _gat Website analytics Persistent Session + 30 mins
Qubit _qsst_s Website analytics Session Browser close
Qubit _qst_s Website analytics Persistent 1 year
VWO _vis_opt_s Website testing 3 months 2 years
VWO _vis_opt_test_cookie Website testing Session Browser close
DC Storm msc1883 Website analytics Persistent 1 year
VWO _vwo_uuid_v2 Website analytics Persistent 1 year

Cookies that save your settings

We are always working on improving your experience this website so we use cookies which save your settings, such as the last holiday you searched for so you can find it easily the second time. These cookies will save you time and enhance your experience whilst using the website.

Cookie name

Features

Persistent or session

Retention

saved-searches Remember user searches Persistent 1 year
VHOLS_NEW_REQUEST Caching toggle Session Browser close
VISITOR   Session Browser close

More information on cookies...

Session cookies – allow websites to link the actions of a user during a browser session. They may be used for a variety of purposes such as remembering what a user has put in their shopping basket as they browse around a site. These session cookies expire after a browser session so will not be stored longer term. For this reason session cookies may sometimes be considered less privacy intrusive than persistent cookies.

Persistent cookies – are stored on a visitors’ computer in between browser sessions which allows the preferences or actions of the visitor across a website site to be remembered. Persistent cookies may be used for a variety of purposes including remembering visitors’ preferences and choices when using a website or to target advertising.

First and third party cookies – Whether a cookie is ‘first’ or ‘third’ party refers to the website or domain placing the cookie. First party cookies are cookies set the particular website that the user has chosen to visit. Third party cookies are cookies that are set by a domain other than the one being visited by the user.

How to control and delete cookies

If you would like to restrict or block the cookies which are set by us, or any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The ‘Help’ function within your browser will give you instructions on how to do this.

Alternatively, visit www.aboutcookies.org which will give you useful information on how to restrict cookies and delete cookies. For information on how to delete or restrict cookies on your mobile phone refer to your handset manual. Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of the website.