News in brief: Last day for 2,400 Avios with £60 of LEGO Friends Today (Monday) is the last day for the latest Tesco Direct / LEGO promotion. If you still haven’t filled up every birthday wish list for the rest of the year, you will receive 1,000 bonus Clubcard […]
Emirates and Emirates Skywards
Skywards is the loyalty scheme for Emirates Airline. The articles below outline the best ways of earning and spending your points if you are based in the UK.
For further information on Emirates and Skywards, visit their website here.
ITB Berlin news in brief: The new Emirates A380 bar revealed Emirates showcased their new A380 business and first class bar at ITB and I thought I would share a few pictures. Unfortunately I wasn’t allowed to go inside and couldn’t recreate Rob’s picture taken inside […]
News in brief: British Airways has a new lounge in Copenhagen A new lounge opened at Copenhagen Airport last week – “Eventyr”, operated by Menzies. British Airways has adopted this as its lounge instead of the “Aviator’ facility which is still open. A photo is below. The new […]
(EDIT: there is some confusion over the closing date for this offer. The Avios page of the HR website still shows ‘250 points = 375 Avios’ but confusingly says transfers must be made ‘before’ 1st March. On the other hand, the HR home page says […]
News in brief (we’re a bit behind after spending two days at the Business Travel Show last week): A new way to spend expiring Emirates Skywards miles I get a lot of emails from HFP readers concerned about some Emirates Skywards miles which are approaching […]
In what may be a sign of things to come with other airlines, Emirates Skywards members can now pay to access the impressive Business and First Class Lounges at Dubai International Airport regardless of the class they are travelling in. The A380 pier at Dubai’s Terminal […]
News in brief: 1,200 Avios or 1,250 Virgin miles for trying Tesco PayQwiq – now nationwide From yesterday, you can now use Tesco’s mobile payment app PayQwiq in EVERY Tesco store. If you haven’t tried it yet, you can earn 120 Avios (50 Clubcard points) […]
This is my review of the Emirates Skywards Elite credit cards. This article was updated on 4th March 2017 and is correct as of that date. It is part of my series of articles looking at the major UK loyalty credit cards and discussing whether or not they […]
This is my review of the Emirates Skywards UK credit cards. This article was updated on 4th March 2017 and is correct as of that date. It is part of my series of articles looking at the major UK loyalty credit cards and discussing whether or not […]
Heathrow Rewards has launched an interesting promotion – a 50% bonus when you convert your Emirates Skywards miles INTO Heathrow Rewards points. This deal runs until 31st December. Emirates Skywards joined Heathrow Rewards as a transfer partner back in May 2015 – see here. As British Airways, […]
News in brief: Luxury Travel Diary auctions The Luxury Travel Diary site dropped me a line about another wave of its auctions closing soon. Here is three nights for six at a beach house in New Zealand which ends next week, or perhaps five nights for 12 people in Koh […]
Starwood Preferred Guest, the loyalty scheme for Westin, Sheraton, W, St Regis etc, has an interesting tie-up with Emirates which a lot of people don’t know about. It is called ‘Your World Rewards’ and is designed to encourage Emirates flyers to stay at SPG hotels and […]
Emirates Skywards added a new feature last week – the ability to use your Skywards miles as part payment towards a cash ticket. You can find full details of ‘cash and miles’ on this page of the Emirates website. Is it a good deal? No, […]