Read Ian’s tier-point run diary …. 1390 BA tier points for Brussels to Hawaii!

Hawaii

A couple of months ago I posted a link to Will’s online diary of his slightly crazy tier point run to reach British Airways Gold Guest List status in the quickest time possible. It was a popular post, so I am pleased to also recommend this mini-blog […]

New American Airlines ‘buy miles’ bonus – up to 30%

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American Airlines is at it again, offering a bonus when you purchase their miles. This deal offers a bonus of up to 30% and is valid until July 31st. Whilst not as generous as the deal they ran in April, the fall in the value […]

New Avios flight finder tool – pick a date, see what cities are available

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American Airlines recently launched a new interactive map to help people find reward seats. It is pretty effective and it would be good to see British Airways launch something similar.  Until they do, though, you will find that the AA version still does the job […]

20% bonus on Starwood transfers to American and US Airways

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For some reasons we don’t know about, Starwood Preferred Guest was not included in the current 25% bonus for transferring your hotel loyalty scheme points into Avios. American Airlines and its new sister company US Airways have stepped into the breach with an offer of their […]

Last chance for 15,000 American Airlines miles with a free credit card sign-up

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A quick reminder that TOMORROW (Monday) is your last chance to apply for the American Airlines credit cards to benefit from the current 15,000 miles sign-up bonus. Whilst a far cry from the amazing 35,000 miles they offered last year, this is still a very […]

Virgin, AA and United credit card offers extended – and a new Etihad Guest deal

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A quick heads up that MBNA has extended the current sign-up offers on three of its airline credit cards. The impressive Virgin Flying Club offer has been extended from 30th June to 14th July.  This offers 10,000 miles for the free White card and 30,000 […]

‘Credit Cards Update’ updated for May – summary of top deals

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I have updated the ‘Credit Cards Update‘ page at the top of the screen for May. A few new deals were launched during April – I will summarise the current special offers and their closing dates below.  Of most relevance to HFP readers, the sign-up bonuses […]

Credit Card Reviews 2014 (1): American Airlines AAdvantage American Express & Visa

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(EDIT:  This review was updated in September 2014 to reflect the current bonus offer) This is the 1st of my series of posts looking at the major UK loyalty credit cards and discussing whether of not they are worth applying for.  These posts will be linked […]

Big American Airlines devaluation unleashed with no notice

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American Airlines did an excellent job of wiping out a hard-earned reputation for good standards with its AAdvantage programme by announcing (or, more accurately, not announcing) a massive raft of changes. With no warning, a new series of reward charts has appeared on the AA […]

American Airlines free UK credit card now offering 15,000 miles bonus

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American Airlines has tripled the sign-up bonus of its UK credit cards from 5,000 miles to 15,000 miles. Whilst a far cry from the amazing 35,000 miles they offered last year, this is still a very good offer for a free card. Here is the […]

New American Airlines ‘buy miles’ bonus – up to 40%

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American Airlines is at it again, offering a generous bonus when you purchase their miles.  This deal offers a bonus of up to 40% (better than recent offers) and is valid until April 30th. You can buy via this page, click on the AA logo. […]

Earn 1,300+ free American Airlines miles with their Facebook game

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After the British Airways Avios Suitcase game on Facebook (which keeps adding the odd extra badge, do revisit from time to time!), American Airlines has now launched its own. It is called ‘AAdvantage Passport Challenge’ and you can find it at Facebook here. It is […]

US Airways (convert to American) and Miles & More ‘buy miles’ bonuses – any good?

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Two new ‘buy miles’ promotions have launched in the last couple of days. The first, with a novel format, is from US Airways. It is offering a mystery bonus.  You will receive a bonus of either 25%, 50%, 75% or 100% of your miles.  Luckily, you […]