Which loyalty credit cards are worth keeping for their benefits even if you don’t use them?

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Typically there are three different types of travel loyalty credit cards you can apply for: Cards you get just for the sign-up bonus Cards you get primarily for the strong on-going earnings rate Cards you get but don’t use because they come with generous perks […]

3,000 Miles & More miles per Accor stay until December!

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Last week I posted details of an exceptional Avios hotel promotion with Accor. Accor is the hotel group behind Novotel, Sofitel, Mercure, Ibis and M Gallery, amongst others. It has teamed up with avios.com to offer 2,500 Avios points on stays until the end of […]

Up to 400% bonus points with Star’s PartnerPlusBenefit SME programme

PartnerPlusBenefit

PartnerPlusBenefit, previously Star Alliance Company Plus, is the Star Alliance equivalent of the British Airways On Business scheme, aimed at companies in the UK and Ireland. What makes PartnerPlusBenefit more powerful than BA’s On Business is that flights from 10 airlines earn points. The participating […]

£15 discount code off your next Lufthansa flight

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Lufthansa has released a new £15 promotional code for use on any flight out of the UK, just in time for the Christmas Market season. You can order a voucher for yourself by visiting this link and completing the short form. Here are the rules: […]

Generous Hilton HHonors and Lufthansa Miles & More weekend promo

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Lufthansa’s Miles & More programme has launched a special promotion with Hilton HHonors that is worth a look. For stays at weekends (Friday, Saturday, Sunday nights) until December 15th, you will earn 1,500 Miles & More miles per NIGHT.  Hampton Inn stays will only earn […]

Free Miles & More (Star Alliance) Silver status for oil, gas and energy sector employees

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Lufthansa – because of its global network which penetrates a lot of major oil and gas producing countries – has, for a while, been making a play for the business of energy sector workers. Running flights from Frankfurt to Aberdeen is part of this strategy, […]

Run your own company? Join Star’s PartnerPlusBenefit scheme and get a free upgrade

PartnerPlusBenefit

PartnerPlusBenefit, previously Star Alliance Company Plus, is the Star Alliance equivalent of the British Airways On Business scheme, aimed at companies in the UK and Ireland. The biggest difference between PartnerPlusBenefit and the old Star Alliance Company Plus is that you can earn points for ALL flights […]

Last chance to win an iPad with Lufthansa JetFriends

JetFriends

Just a quick reminder that September 15th is the last day to enter the competition that Lufthansa is running to promote the new website and app for their JetFriends childrens club. There is an iPad up for grabs as the main prize. The competition is UK-only […]

3,000 Lufthansa Miles & More miles per Accor hotels stay

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The Accor hotel group has launched a surprisingly generous promotion with Lufthansa Miles & More, running until 31st December. Full details are here on the Lufthansa website.  I cannot find this offer referenced anywhere on the Accor site. If you choose to earn airline miles instead of […]

Earn 10,000 Lufthansa Miles & More with a subscription to The Economist

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Back in May, I ran a promotion which offered 8,000 Avios points for a 1-year subscription to The Economist.  I know a few Head for Points readers took it up – I also know a few have had trouble getting their points credited. A similar offer […]

Lufthansa business class to be 100% fully flat by mid 2015

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Lufthansa may be having financial problems at the moment but most are self-inflicted.  The list of problems is long, but high up the list was their failure to invest in a fully-flat business class seat.  I’m not sure which was most embarrassing – ordering brand […]

New York Stories #10 – Say ‘No’ to using miles for merchandise!

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This is the last of my observational pieces from my recent New York / Germany tour.  After landing at Frankfurt Airport from my Singapore Airlines JFK to Frankfurt flight, I had a couple of hours to pass before my Lufthansa domestic flight to Hamburg. I […]

Win an iPad with Lufthansa JetFriends (UK only – good chance of winning!)

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Lufthansa is running a competition to promote the new website and app for their JetFriends childrens club.  There is an iPad up for grabs as the main prize.  The competition is UK-only so you have a decent chance of winning. About JetFriends If you are […]