News in brief:
Free cinema tickets from American Express
As part of its London Film Festival sponsorship, American Express has arranged free screenings of the Opening Night Gala Film, A United Kingdom, starring David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike, at 28 Cineworld cinemas across the UK.
A United Kingdom is the true story of Seretse Khama, King of Bechuanaland (Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1947 in the face of opposition from their families and the British and South African governments.
The film will be cinecast alongside interviews with the filmmakers and cast at the same time as the Opening Night Gala on Wednesday 5th October. To book your free tickets for your local Cineworld (maximum four per cardholder), go here.
Up to 25% off and quadruple Avios at Atlantis The Palm Dubai
British Airways has launched another Avios promotion in association with Atlantis The Palm resort in Dubai.
Atlantis The Palm is one of the major resorts in Dubai with a huge range of facilities including its own water park. It is now running a special Avios deal for British Airways Executive Club members:
- 15% off the Best Available Rate on Deluxe Rooms and Imperial Club rooms plus earn triple Avios (6 Avios) for every $1 spent on your accommodation
- 25% off the Best Available Rate on Suites rooms plus earn quadruple Avios (8 Avios) for every $1 spent on your accommodation
- Unlimited access to The Lost Chambers Aquarium and Aquaventure Waterpark during your stay
- Discounted rates to swim with dolphins at Dolphin Bay or meet sea lions at Sea Lion Point
- Complimentary Wi-Fi access
Booking Dates: 15 September – 31 December 2016
Staying Dates: 15 September 2016 – 25 September 2017
Blackout Dates: 23 – 30 September 2016, 21 October – 5 November 2016, 1 – 2 December 2016, 22 December 2016 – 7 January 2017, 27 – 31 January 2017, 10 – 18 February 2017, 8 – 22 April 2017 and 27 May – 3 June 2017.
The package is only available if booked via this special BAEC page on the Atlantis site.