Aer Lingus and Gold Circle Club

AerClub is the new frequent flyer programme for Aer Lingus, launching in 2016. As a member of the oneworld alliance, you can use your British Airways Avios points for Aer Lingus flights. Because Aer Lingus does not add fuel surcharges, these flights are exceptionally good value.

Our main article explaining how to use your Avios points on Aer Lingus is here. Our introductory article on AerClub is here.

GOOD DEAL: Get 18,000 Avios for £146 – minimal effort required!

I’ve written before about the generous deal between AerClub, the new Aer Lingus Avios-based frequent flyer scheme, and Ireland’s Irish Independent / Sunday Independent newspapers. The deal has now got even better and you do not need to live in Ireland to take part. You don’t even need […]

Avios Ireland: 200 Avios via SuperValu for (almost) every eShop purchase

As a reminder, our coverage of Avios Ireland (AerClub) is exclusively on the Head for Points website.  You will not receive these articles via our daily emails unless it is a deal which UK residents can take part in. We have written about the relationship between […]

Avios Ireland: Triple Avios in AerClub with SuperValu!

As a reminder, our coverage of Avios Ireland (AerClub) is exclusively on the Head for Points website.  You will not receive these articles via our daily emails unless it is a deal which UK residents can take part in. Whilst Tesco has a major presence […]

Bits: Aer Lingus Avios taxes fall, Mail Rail bookable!, Hilton Avios offer update

News in brief: Aer Lingus showing reduced taxes on Avios redemptions Back in December 2016, Aer Lingus reward availability finally appeared on avios.com.  (It is still not available via ba.com – you need to call the Executive Club.) AerClub, the Aer Lingus Avios scheme, has […]

…. and here’s the Aer Lingus peak and off peak Avios calendar for 2018

Yesterday we published the Iberia and British Airways peak and off peak calendars for 2018 which are very useful when booking reward flights, especially during school holidays. Yesterday, to our surprise, we learnt that Aer Lingus now has its own peak and off peak calendar as […]

It’s back – get 30,000 Avios for £300 if you know someone in Ireland!

AerClub, the new Aer Lingus Avios-based frequent flyer scheme, has brought back its generous Irish Independent / Sunday Independent offer. You don’t need to be based in Ireland to join AerClub.  In fact, if you have an avios.com account, you are already half-way to being a […]

Bits: 1200 Avios with LEGO DC Heroes, Heathrow Rewards adds AerClub, Hilton gig tonight

News in brief: 1200 Avios with LEGO DC Heroes Tesco Direct has launched another LEGO offer which can earn you Avios. Until 26th April you will get 500 extra Clubcard points – convertible into 1,200 Avios or 1,250 Virgin Flying Club miles – when you spend […]

Do you get BA lounge access on Vueling, Aer Lingus, Flybe and AirBaltic?

British Airways lounge access policies are, on the face of it, straightforward.  You get access if you are flying in Business or First Class or have a Silver or Gold card or equivalent oneworld status. The devil is in the detail.  Can you get lounge […]

Avios Ireland: 250 Avios via SuperValu for (almost) every eShop purchase

As a reminder, our coverage of Avios Ireland (AerClub) is exclusively on the Head for Points website.  You will not receive these articles via our daily emails unless it is a deal which UK residents can take part in. We have written about the relationship between […]

Avios Ireland: 100% bonus on SuperValu transfers into Avios!

Whilst Tesco has a major presence in Ireland, AerClub has teamed up with supermarket chain SuperValu. You earn one Real Rewards point for every €1 you spend in SuperValu.  You can convert Real Rewards points into Avios at the rate of 1:1.  This makes it […]

Earn 250 Avios when dining at restaurants – now finally launched

Back in September 2016 Rob wrote about Restaurant Circle, a new restaurant booking portal that would let you earn Avios when making a reservation. It was set to launch in October but kept being delayed. Now it’s finally live. You will earn 250 Avios every time you […]

Avios Ireland: 500 Avios with any purchase via SuperValu eShops

AerClub was, it seems, officially launched yesterday as a press release dropped into my inbox!  I’m not sure why Aer Lingus waited a few months from the actual launch before formally telling people, but there you are.  AerClub is now official and there are apparently […]

Avios Ireland: 250 Avios via SuperValu for EVERY eShop purchase, however small

As a reminder, our coverage of Avios Ireland (AerClub) is exclusively on the Head for Points website.  You will not receive these articles via our daily emails unless it is a deal which UK residents can take part in. We wrote about the relationship between […]

Get 30,000 Avios for £300 – if you know someone in Ireland

Here we go – the first generous Avios promotion out of Ireland since AerClub was launched as the new Aer Lingus Avios-based frequent flyer scheme. You don’t need to be based in Ireland to join AerClub.  In fact, if you have an avios.com account, you […]

Bits: Bremen scrapped, bonus Heathrow Rewards points, Aer Lingus to Newquay (and Vegas?)

News in brief: British Airways drops Bremen SUN-AIR of Scandinavia, a British Airways franchise partner, has announced that it is dropping its BA-branded flights from London City to Bremen and Manchester to Bremen from 25th February. In a cynical but economically sensible move, SUN-AIR / […]