News in brief:
Double Flying Club miles on East Coast trains
Virgin Flying Club is offering double miles – 4 per £1 spent – when you book train tickets on Virgin East Coast via the official website.
You need to book by 31st March for travel up to 90 days beyond that. All ticket types are valid – Advance ticket purchases will see the miles credited immediately whilst refundable tickets will not receive the miles until after the validity of the ticket has expired.
Only your first booking made during the promotional period will receive double miles.
You can also receive 30% off Advance and First Advance East Coast tickets booked before 13th March. You must book via this page and use code FLYINGCLUB30.
New Singapore Airlines services to New Zealand and Australia
For any HFP readers looking to visit Australasia, Singapore Airlines has announced a new services taking in Canberra and Wellington. Launching on 21st September, and operating four times a week, the flight will route Singapore – Canberra – Wellington. Tickets will also be available purely for the Canberra to Wellington leg.
Singapore Airlines is a member of Star Alliance which makes it a redemption option for anyone holding Lufthansa, United, Turkish etc miles. Detailed timings can be found on the Singapore Airlines website.
Best Western Winter sale still running
Finally, Best Western emailed me to remind readers of their Winter Sale. The company is offering discounts of up to 50% on its UK hotels – and you stay at any point until the end of the year.
The last day to book on the Best Western website is 31st March.
I took a look at the recent overhaul of Best Western Rewards here if you are not up to speed with the major changes that came in on 1st January.
(Want to earn more hotel points? Click here to see our complete list of promotions from the major hotel chains or use the ‘Hotel Promos’ link in the menu bar at the top of the page.)