Miles & More (Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian)

Miles & More is the loyalty scheme for Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian and their partner airlines. The articles below outline the best ways of earning and spending your points if you are based in the UK.

For further information on Miles & More, visit the Lufthansa website here.

Bits: cheap Avios IN-STORE with Tesco printer ink, good Miles & More Economist deal

News in brief: Tesco running a new IN-STORE printer ink deal Until next Sunday, Tesco is offering 480 Avios (ie 200 Clubcard points) with every HP printer ink you buy in-store.  The cheapest is £7 as you can see here. This is 1.45p per Avios […]

Earning miles or points from Europcar car rentals

Europcar is a major player on the car rental scene in Europe (the company is based in France) although it has a lower profile than the big boys, Hertz and Avis. It is very possible that your travels will see you renting from Europcar at […]

Bits: Use Newquay’s lounge for £10, £25 off SWISS to Geneva, South African Airways sale

News in brief: Use the executive lounge at Newquay for just £10 Cornwall Airport Newquay is currently running a special offer on The Lounge, with entrance just £10 per person. I have never visited this airport but, given that your £10 includes alcoholic drinks, you […]

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

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 […]

New 2,500 Avios or other miles Heathrow Rewards sign-up bonus

Heathrow Rewards – the loyalty scheme for Heathrow’s duty free shops – has launched a new sign-up bonus which is worth up to 2,500 points. This is as good a sign-up bonus as you will ever see for Heathrow Rewards although the minimum spend this time is higher than in […]

What are the best Star Alliance credit cards for UK residents?

A couple of weeks ago I looked at the best Star Alliance frequent flyer programme.  I thought today that I would take a look at the best Star Alliance credit card for a UK resident. When bmi British Midland still existed, it was easier to get around […]

10 UK travel credit cards hike their interest rates sharply

I was updating the credit card database page on Head for Points yesterday and noticed some shocking changes to the interest rates charged on many popular travel credit cards. Since the EU capped credit card interchange fees at 0.3% in December, it has become hugely […]

What is the best Star Alliance frequent flyer programme for you?

I receive regular emails recently from readers asking about the best Star Alliance frequent flyer programme so I thought it was worth running through the options again. Unfortunately, this is the ultimate ‘how long is a piece of string’ question to which there is no right or […]

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

Since British Airways devalued its On Business scheme for small and medium sized companies last May, it has become irrelevant for many SMEs. The fact that £30,000 of BA spending is required to get off the basic membership tier – which is a lot of […]

Earn FREE Etihad Guest and Lufthansa Miles & More miles writing reviews for HolidayCheck

Etihad and Lufthansa have both partnered with HolidayCheck to offer FREE Etihad Guest and Miles & More airline miles in return for reviewing hotels on their website. It seems that, in an attempt to compete with TripAdvisor, HolidayCheck needs to offer generous incentives to get you to review. […]

Bits: 10,000 Miles & More miles with The Economist, Expedia not clear on BA ‘hand baggage only’ fares

News in brief: 10,000 Miles & More miles with an Economist subscription Lufthansa has launched its own new Economist promotion, following on from the Avios /Économist version. This one is interesting because Miles & More miles are hard to earn.  You cannot buy them any more […]

Bits: Emirates to fly Larnaca-Athens, Lufty boosts short-haul business legroom – will BA follow?

News in brief: Emirates to launch Larnaca to Athens service! Emirates has announced that it will be launching a service from Athens to Larnaca in Cyprus from 1st March.  This is a tag to the new Dubai to Larnaca service. If you’ve ever wanted to […]

Bits: got Shangri-La points expiring today?, Lufthansa and SWISS sale ex-Dublin, AwardWallet 3-month Premium codes

The final bits of news in brief for the year: Do you have Golden Circle points expiring today? If you earned a pile of Shangri-La Golden Circle points from their big 2013 promotion, they will be expiring today if you failed to use them. It […]

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (17): Lufthansa Miles & More American Express & Visa

This review was updated on 14th May 2016 and all the information is correct as of that date This is my review of the Lufthansa Miles & More UK credit cards. It is part of my series of articles looking at the major UK loyalty credit […]

10,000 Mile & More miles with their UK credit card

Lufthansa and MBNA have brought back a decent sign-up bonus for the Miles & More credit card. Normally the bonus is a dull 1,500 miles. However, until 31st December, you will receive 10,000 miles. Full details can be found here. The card has no fee.  […]

Best ever Heathrow Rewards sign-up deal – 3,000 Avios, Virgin, Lufthansa, Etihad or Emirates miles!

Heathrow Rewards – the loyalty scheme for Heathrow’s duty free shops – has launched a new sign-up promotional bonus in association with British Airways. This is the most generous sign-up deal that I have seen for Heathrow Rewards.  I think the previous best offer was […]

Use Miles & More miles for a heavily discounted US flight

Miles & More, the loyalty scheme for Lufthansa, Swiss and Austrian amongst other airlines, is currently offering an excellent deal on redemptions to New York and Washington DC. The deal is only available when you fly Austrian airlines from Vienna.  It does not seem to […]

‘Credit Cards’ page updated for October – summary of the top deals

It’s time for the return of our monthly round up of what is coming and what is going in the world of UK airline and hotel credit card sign-up deals.  Our directory of all 25 UK travel credit cards can be found by clicking the ‘Credit […]

Good Finnair and SWISS business class deals from the UK

Whilst we wait for another round of cheap Qatar Airways business class fares, two interesting offers have appeared from Finnair and SWISS. Both are worth a look.  Finnair is a British Airways partner and you will earn Avios and tier points if you fly with […]