It’s back – the only FREE and fast Avios reward finding tool you need!

Those of you with long memories may remember the short lived “Avios Flight Finder” app.  This was an official app from Avios Group which was meant to be a quick way of checking reward seats on British Airways flights.  The problem was that it used cached […]

Important dates for your diary – offers about to close which you shouldn’t miss

Here is the latest edition of our fortnightly feature which summarises offers that are ending soon. It pulls together the different deals mentioned on our Avios Promos, Hotel Promos, Credit Cards and regular article pages. With the end of the month approaching, there is a lot going […]

Jurys Rewards – is the Jurys Inn reward scheme any good?

The Jurys Inn chain received a boost in 2015 when eight ex-Thistle properties joined its ranks.  This took the chain to around 35 properties across the UK.  It reversed a period of shrinkage as a number of the bigger hotels were converted to Hilton, eg […]

Virgin Atlantic sale now on – decent deals in all classes

Virgin Atlantic has launched a sale with decent deals in all classes. Until 20th September you can find reduced fares on flights to the US, Caribbean, Mexico, Cuba, Asia, Middle East and Africa. Full details are on this special website. Looking at the Upper Class deals, there […]

Review of the new(ish) Plaza Premium Arrivals Lounge at Heathrow T4

This is my review of the Plaza Premium Arrivals Lounge at London Heathrow Terminal 4. After checking out the new Plaza Premium Arrivals lounge at Terminal 3, which I reviewed here, my little Heathrow excursion took me across to Terminal 4 and another fairly new Plaza […]

Good ‘airport parking and hotel’ deals via little-known IHG link

Most people are aware that – if you need airport parking whilst you are on holiday – it is often cheaper to book a nearby hotel which offers a ‘free parking’ package and stay there the night before.  Companies such as Holiday Extras specialise in […]

Bits: 10% Qatar discount code, Waitrose / Virgin saga rolls on, Amex hotel deals

News in brief: 10% off Qatar Airways business class Qatar Airways has released a 10% discount code to selected partners, including HFP. Code UKPREMIUM will get you 10% off the base fare of a business class ticket.  You need to book by 30th August for travel […]

British Airways and Loganair finally agree a codeshare deal for 1st September

10 days ago I wrote about how Loganair and British Airways appeared to be playing a complex game of brinkmanship over a new codeshare agreement. Loganair operates flights to the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, primarily from Glasgow, Inverness and Edinburgh.  It is probably best known […]

How to get a discount on Gatwick Express (2017 edition)

We get the occasional email from readers asking about the cheapest way to get to Gatwick Airport.  Learning how to get a discount on the Gatwick Express is totally different to saving money on Heathrow Express.  There are no online discount codes or Gatwick Express promotional […]

Which is better – the Lloyds Avios Rewards upgrade voucher or the BAPP Amex 241?

The received wisdom, prior to the 2015 Avios devaluation, was that the British Airways Premium Plus American Express 2-4-1 voucher was the best thing since sliced bread whilst the Lloyds Avios Rewards credit card upgrade voucher left something to be desired. The 2015 changes to Avios reward pricing […]

Air Berlin files for insolvency – what happens next?

Yesterday’s news was dominated by Air Berlin’s insolvency. As I’m currently in Germany I got to read about it from all sides. Things haven’t been great for the German airline in recent years, partly due to the delays in opening the new Berlin Brandenburg airport […]

Did you know Lufthansa offers a 25% mileage discount for children?

We have done more than our usual amount of Miles & More, the Lufthansa Group programme, coverage recently.  We’ve had: a 50% bonus on transfers from Heathrow Rewards (still running until 31st August) 500 free miles for downloading the app 500 miles for signing up […]

BA Club Europe revolution – cheap one-way tickets, no ‘Saturday night’ rule and free same day changes

With no fanfare so far, it seems that British Airways has finally decided to bite the bullet.  Club Europe tickets are now available at sensible prices on many routes without the need to buy a return or stay for a Saturday night. Here is an […]

Review of the new Plaza Premium Arrivals Lounge at Heathrow T3

This is my review of the new Plaza Premium Arrivals Lounge at London Heathrow Terminal 3. The new Plaza Premium Arrivals Lounge at Heathrow T3 has been open for a little less than a month.  As neither Rob nor I had any plans to fly […]

Bits: 75% off mytaxi with Groupon, 6000 Miles & More miles with a hotel booking

News in brief: Groupon deal: 75% off your first mytaxi ride Yesterday we wrote about a 50% offer for customers using the mytaxi black cab app to get to or from one of the London airports. This offer is still running until 30th September. In […]