Our ‘Credit Cards Update’ tab lists all of the card deals currently available. What I thought might be interesting, in very mercenary terms, would be to rank the sign-up bonuses in terms of cold hard cash. Put simply, if I get this card purely for the sign-up […]
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.
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 3rd February 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 […]
This is my review of the Emirates Skywards UK credit cards. This article was updated on 3rd February 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, […]
Bits: BA launches new route to Bremen, £100 off £800 Emirates spend, add an avatar to your HFP comments
News in brief: British Airways launching two new routes to Bremen, Germany It is ironic that British Airways runs a major call centre in Bremen but did not fly there. All of this will be fixed from 31st October when BA franchise SUN-AIR launches new […]
News in brief: Emirates to make Manchester ‘all A380’ whilst Birmingham gets a switch Emirates announced last week that all three of its daily Manchester services will be operated by A380 aircraft from 1st January 2017. At the same time, the A380 service to Birmingham […]
I don’t normally run fare ‘mistakes’ (if this is a mistake) on HFP but this one is worth a look. Via Flyertalk, Emirates has filed a promotional fare of £1,275 in Business Class between Warsaw and Sydney or other Australasian destinations. This books onto the […]