Bits: Shop Small registration for supps, Flybe Firecracker sale, IHG sale ending

News in brief:

Amex supplementary cards registration for Shop Small

I wrote about the American Express ‘Shop Small’ promotion this week which kicks off on 5th December.  This is a good offer which gives you £5 cashback on a £10 spend at participating independent businesses.

It is limited to one £5 rebate per card per shop.  If you have supplementary cards, you can double up!

When I wrote my original article, it was not possible to register supplementary cards on any Amex-issued Amex cards you hold.  This has now changed as the offer has appeared on the cardmemberoffers.co.uk site. If you visit that site and click on the ‘Shopping’ tab you will be able to register supplementary cards without any trouble. Thanks to Mark.

Flybe 350

Flybe Farecracker sale

Flybe has launched a short sale for low-season travel between 1st December and 17th January.   You have until Monday to book.

Flights start from £24.99 each way.  In theory you would earn Avios on Flybe flights based on the amount you spend after taxes, but I doubt you will receive much, if anything, for these fares.

Full details can be found on the Flybe website here.

IHG Rewards Club

IHG UK Winter Flash Sale ends 9am tomorrow

Finally, a reminder that the IHG Winter Flash Sale ends at 9am on Sunday.  Realistically, unless are planning to get up early tomorrow I would deal with this today!

The booking page is here.  Rooms are from £39 across Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Indigo and Crowne Plaza.  These stays are guaranteed to earn points and count for the Accelerate promotion.  You can stay between 1st December and 29th February.

More details are in my original sale article here.

Interesting news from the British Airways / IAG Capital Markets Day in the City
The Emirates Air Line - flight review from, erm, Royal Victoria to North Greenwich!
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Comments

  1. Interestingly the only Flybe flight I took post avios join earned miles based on the full cost, not the cost less taxes.

  2. Raffles, you can register supplementary cards in your Amex online account so you receive offers and register for them. This removes the need, in most cases, to use cardmemberoffers website. Shopsmall has been available via this route from when it was made available on primary cards.

  3. Brill – thanks for the supp card link raffles – can never seem to properly register a supp on the Amex MR website so this was useful

    Note to others –> the “Register your UK card” link on the cardmemberoffers website doesn’t work, but the “register your card for this offer” link (on the right of the page) does

    Raffles –> side note, I tried to post a link on yesterdays “bits” to betterflying (IIRC?) and hints from an AA employee re: proposed changes to AA / AAdvantage but it didn’t seem to post. Problem at my end, or did you not think it was suitable? (no probs either way 😀 )

  4. Here is the article with some hints on AA / AAdvantage changes that are coming soon –> http://www.travelingbetter.com/showthread.php?t=5972

  5. How do I add my ex Stockholm booking to my BA account. The 6letter/number code doesn’t work on add a booking

    • Sorry its a Qatar . Ex Stockholm booking. £845 to bkk for a week either side of Easter. Bargain!! Thanks for the heads up about these fares Rob.

      • You can’t as it has no BA flights. You need to add your BAEC number on the Qatar website.

    • Can’t show on BA.com without a BA segment.

      Add BAEC number via Qatar Manage my Booking.

  6. OT: More Tesco offers for headphones, dyson vacuums @ http://supermarketspecialoffers.com/TescoPointOffers.aspx
    and also selected washing machines and cookes on the direct site for 3000 pts.

  7. hat tip Gooner @ HUKD
    £15 off Travelodge: Travelodge discount codes:£15 – RY35494G/ CW59437G

    ‘ I’ve checked quite a few dates

    London Wembley – 04 December 15 – 1 night £25
    Oldham – 3rd December 15 – £16
    Oldham – 6th December 15 £10
    Liverpool Central The Strand 1st Dec £25
    Wirral Eastham 3rd Dec £19
    Watford Central – 06 December 15 – 1 night £19
    Wirral Eastham – 06 December 15 – 1 night £8
    Bromborough 13th Dec £8
    Liverpool Stonedale Park Fri 11th Dec £20
    Wirral Eastham 13th £8
    Glasgow Cumbernauld 3rd Dec – £16
    Glasgow Cumbernauld 4th Dec £16
    Glasgow Airport 7th Dec – £13
    Porthmadog – Various Dates £25
    Wadebridge – Various dates £20
    St Austell 9th Dec £16
    Birmingham Sutton Coldfield 6th Dec – £11
    Birmingham Central Broadway Plaza 6th Dec £21
    Birmingham Fort Dunlop 14th – £14
    Nuneaton Bedworth 4th Dec – £12
    Rugby Central – 3rd / 5th / 6th / 7th £18
    Blackpool – Lytham St Annes – 3rd / 6th / 7th / 8th / 9th £12
    Preston Central – 3rd / 4th £12
    Manchester Didsbury 6th Dec £22
    Manchester Sportcity 10th Dec £16
    Ashton Under Lyne 10th £15
    Oldham 21st Dec £10
    Bournemouth 3rd £20
    Ringwood 13th £20
    Billingshurst Five Oaks 13th Dec £14
    Portsmouth Hilsea 25th Dec £19
    Peterborough Central 6th / 13th £15
    Barton Mills – £14 6th Dec
    London Wembley – 21st £13
    Borehamwood 20th Dec £15
    Stirling M80 6th / 7th / 8th / 9th £16

    Seriously loads more, if you spot anymore, feel free to comment :)

    Show code working

    Arriving: 06-12-2015, 3pm
    Departing: 07-12-2015, 12pm 2 Adults – 1 Night
    Double Room Saver Rate £25.00
    Discount – £15.00
    Total Booking Price £10.00

    December only?

  8. o/t
    Gap – Spend £70, get £10 back

    * Fenwick & Bentall – Spend £80, get £10 back

    * River Island – Spend £60, get £10 back

    * Heals – Spend £100, get £10 back

    * House of Fraser – Spend £100, get £10 back