Archives for May 2012

Why the Hilton HHonors Visa credit card is a good deal

This post has nothing to do with Avios, in case you are looking for the connection.  But this blog will wander away from its core topic when there is something worth highlighting.  After all, when you’ve redeemed your Avios for a flight, you are still […]

Obscure Avios partners – mytrainticket.co.uk

This is the first of a series of posts looking at some of the low-profile companies who partner with avios.com (the old Air Miles site).  If you are a BAEC member, you will need to have an avios.com account to collect from these companies, and […]

Still time to register for Hilton’s double miles … but not with BA!

From 1st April to 30th June, Hilton has been offering Double Points or Double Miles for every qualifying stay at one of their properties worldwide.  You can still sign up here.  Note that you can only select one option and that you are stuck with […]

Why I love Reward Flight Saver

When British Airways relaunched Air Miles and the Executive Club last November, the one change that came totally out of the blue – and in a very positive way – was the introduction of Reward Flight Saver.  This allows anyone who has earned 1 mile in the […]

20,000 Avios for getting the BMI credit card!

For most of 2011, UK frequent fliers who track the US market could only sit back and stare as credit card sign-up bonuses went crazy.  Ironically, the credit card that BA launched in conjunction with Chase was one of the most extravagant, with a whopping […]

25% bonus on hotel programme transfers

Just a quick reminder that the 25% bonus for transferring hotel points into avios via BAEC is still available and runs until 20th June.  The rules imply that this is the last date to initiate a transfer rather than the date that the transfer arrives at BAEC, […]