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Need to use up air miles? Here’s how you can spend them… on a trip to space! 

Every week our Holiday Hero Neil Simpson takes an in-depth look at a brilliant holiday topic, doing all the legwork so you don’t have to. This week: spending unused air miles.

Collecting new air miles this year has not been easy, but there are plenty of ways to spend your existing points before they expire – including jetting into space at three times the speed of sound.

If you have a real sense of adventure – and at least two million Virgin Atlantic Flying Club points – you can enter a draw for a coveted seat on Sir Richard Branson’s long-awaited Virgin Galactic service when it finally takes to the skies.

Up for grabs: Enter a draw for a coveted seat on Sir Richard Branson’s long-awaited Virgin Galactic service when it finally takes to the skies

Back on Earth, if you’ve built up Emirates or Etihad points flying to the sun in Dubai or Abu Dhabi, you can cash them in through the airlines’ online shops.

Etihad focuses on high-end brands, including Versace perfumes and Ray-Ban sunglasses, as well as gadgets such as Fitbits and Beats headphones. If you don’t have enough miles to claim an item outright, you can pay for most things with a mix of miles and money.

Emirates adds a dash of humour in its shop with ‘If it’s not Boeing I’m not going’ baseball caps and coffee mugs shaped like jet engines.

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