Bits: bonus Heathrow Rewards on parking, avios.com and kulula.com, Birmingham to NYC bonus

News in brief:

5 Heathrow Rewards points per £1 with parking

Heathrow Rewards is running a special deal with Official Heathrow Parking for the next few weeks.

You will receive 5 Heathrow Rewards points for every £1 spent, compared to the usual 1 point per £1.  If you convert those to Avios, that works out at 5 Avios points per £1.

You need to book via the Official Heathrow Parking website and book by 22nd March, for parking completed by 23rd March.  The offer is not showing on the parking website but was emailed by Heathrow Rewards.

Heathrow Parking bonus

Avios.com partners with kulula.com

avios.com has announced a new partnership with budget airline kulula.com.  You will earn 3 Avios for every Rand 10 you spend with them.

This is not as bizarre as you might imagine.  There is a South African version of the avios.com programme and Kulula is owned by Comair, the British Airways franchise partner in SA.

Kulula

Double bonuses on American’s Birmingham to New York route

Finally, there are two parallel bonuses running until 30th April to persuade you to try American’s Birmingham to New York route.

If you fly the route and credit the flight to British Airways Executive Club, you will receive:

6,000 Avios for a business class return

3,000 Avios for an economy class return

ALL cash booking classes count.  Full details and the link to register can be found here.

In addition, you will receive 50% bonus On Business points when you credit the flight to an On Business account.

(Want to earn more Avios?  Click here to visit our home page for the latest articles on earning and spending your Avios points and click here to see how to earn more Avios from current offers and promotions.)

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Comments

  1. The UK version of Avios.com has the Kukula page too, even in the collect Avios drop down menu: https://www.avios.com/gb/en_gb/collect/collect-avios-on-flights/kulula

    Seems like a good sign!

  2. Even better if we could combine Avios SA one day.

    • You can – or at least you could, I did it once via Combine My Avios into my BA account.

      • Yes you can combine Avios SA with BAEC – your name and email address need to be the same on both accounts but you do not need to have the same domestic address on both accounts

  3. Not really OT, but I’m very impressed by Kulula’s paintjob

    http://www.chrisrawlinson.com/2010/02/kulula-airlines-flying-101-livery/

  4. Talking of Comair, once the new airport has been finished on Ascension Island, it could be a nice little reward flight – fingers crossed for this..

    Currently only option is a £1k RAF flight to Ascension Island vs a <£500 flight to SA (in Y) and then £35ish (hoping for) to Saint Helena. The airport is due to get approval any day now and flights starting in April / May…

    May not be a place for everyone, but i am thinking 4 or 5 days to this hard to visit place, should be amazing…

    • please report back :)

    • I think you’ll be limited to 7 days, as the flights are once per week to start with? But certainly a must-visit location!

    • I think you’re referring to the new airport on St Helena, ASI has been there for a quite a while now. But you’re right about the new add-on leg from St Helena to Ascension starting when St Helena’s airport opens.

      I was able to visit Ascension last year for a couple of days on the way to the Falkland Islands for business. I hired a car from the only hotel on the island, The Obsidian, and set off to explore. The beaches are great, Green Mountain was fascinating and the people (all 800 of them!) were very warm and friendly. The only other tourists seemed to be those who had come to try their hand at some of the best tuna fishing in the world.

      A fascinating little place, made all the more interesting by its isolation and various uses through history.