Heathrow Express

Heathrow Express is the non-stop train service running between Heathrow Airport and Paddington Station in London. Tickets are expensive, but you can find any current discount codes on our 'Avios Promos' page at the bottom. Alternatively, you can use a special booking link to earn Avios points with your ticket.

Bits: Cathay Pacific sale, book HEx tickets inflight with Virgin, Shangri-La conversion bonus

News in brief: Cathay Pacific flash sale Cathay Pacific is running a three day flash sale this weekend, albeit only in Economy.  You can’t argue with £469 to Hong Kong, however.  Bangkok is the same price and Manila is just £439.  Auckland is £749, not […]

Bits: £15 Heathrow Express Saturdays, Etihad sale now on

More news in brief: Heathrow Express launches £15 Saturday tickets Following the end of its £15 August promotion, Heathrow Express will continue to offer discounted tickets to passengers on a Saturday for the rest of the year. A one-way ticket purchased on a Saturday will […]

Bits: Avios / Boswell insurance deal extended, TLS, double Avios with Heathrow Express

Three new Avios deals in brief: Alan Boswell insurance deal extended Insurance broker Alan Boswell Group has extended their ‘new partner’ offer with Avios for another month until 30th September. Until then, you will earn: Up to 10,000 Avios when you purchase a household, landlord or business […]

How to get a discount on Heathrow Express (2017 edition)

Last year I wrote an article on the different ways of finding a Heathrow Express discount.  Quite a few things have changed since then, though, so I thought it was worth an update. ‘Secret’ discounts are nearly, but not quite, dead The important thing to remember […]

Bits: Heathrow Express discount, earning miles at Waitrose is back, Accor 3x last chance

News in brief: Heathrow Express adds discount fares for August Good news for anyone flying from Heathrow next month.  Heathrow Express has just revealed special off-peak fares during the full month of August. During off-peak times, which includes weekends and bank holidays, a single fare will cost […]

Bits: HEx and Airbnb cashback deals, buy Etihad miles, AA Heathrow slots

News in brief: £10 back on £50 Heathrow Express spend and 2% back on Airbnb A new cashback deal has appeared on many American Express accounts offering £10 back on £50 Heathrow Express spend. It isn’t clear if this is cumulative.  These deals often pay […]

Bits: 1200 Avios for paying at Tesco with PayQwiq, 25% off Heathrow Express

News in brief: Earn 1,200 Avios via Tesco with PayQwiq If you live in a participating part of the country – and it has now rolled out in quite a few places – you can earn 1,200 Avios points or 1,250 Virgin Flying Club miles (ie […]

Bits: Avis comp winners, Star Alliance HEx upgrade is back, Melia sale + new Frankfurt hotel

News in brief: Did you win 18,000 Avios from Avis? I heard from six readers yesterday who were among the 100 people who won 18,000 Avios in the recent Avis competition we wrote about. Do post below if you won but didn’t contact me yesterday.  I would […]

Bits: share your HEx upgrade code, Finnair launching San Francisco, extra BA Tenerife flights

News in brief: Share your Heathrow Express upgrade codes Heathrow Express emailed its database on Wednesday with a free First Class upgrade code. These are valid for one person on a ticket (one-way or return) booked in advance via the Heathrow Express website or app. […]

Bits: 20 Avios per £1 on Heathrow Express, a new ‘grown up’ Hilton in Ibiza

News in brief: Earn 20 Avios per £1 on Heathrow Express tickets It is kept very low key – and you need to book via a special website – but you can earn Avios points when booking Heathrow Express train tickets. You need to book […]

Bits: free Heathrow Express upgrade for Star Gold, bonus points with Official Heathrow Parking

News in brief: Free Heathrow Express upgrade for Star Alliance Gold members I wanted to run a reminder about this offer as it appears to be running indefinitely now.  If you are have Star Alliance Gold status via any of the 21 Star Alliance frequent flyer […]

Heathrow Express raises peak times fares by 10% – and how to save money instead

Heathrow Express has announced a series of ticket price rises which come into force next week. The announcement was a little bizarre, to be honest.  The headline of the press release was “Heathrow Express to incentivise off peak travel”. Apart from the occasional plane spotter, […]

How to get a discount on Heathrow Express (2016 edition)

Last year I wrote a post on the different ways of finding a Heathrow Express discount.  Quite a few things have changed since then, though, so I thought it was worth an update. ‘Secret’ discounts are nearly, but not quite, dead The important thing to remember […]

Bits: Flybe sale, quadruple Heathrow Rewards points on Apple, Priority Pass in Paris

News in brief: Five day Flybe sale launched Flybe has launched a five day ‘Farecracker’ sale which runs until 23rd February.  The fares are valid for travel between 8th March and 21st April. Remember that you will also earn a handful of Avios when you […]

Bits: free Heathrow Express upgrade for Star Golds, 25% off Iberia flights, 2400 Avios with £100 Tesco Wine purchase

News in brief: Free Heathrow Express upgrade for Star Alliance Gold members Heathrow Express has brought back the offer it ran last year.  If you are have Star Alliance Gold status via any of the 21 Star Alliance frequent flyer schemes, you can upgrade to First […]