New York Stories #5 – All alone in Lufthansa First Class, Munich to Newark

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I didn’t plan to fly Lufthansa First Class to New York last week.  I knew I would be starting my trip in Hamburg but that still opened up a lot of options.  I looked at Virgin Atlantic from London but there was no availability.  I […]

New York Stories #4 – The Lufthansa First Class Lounge at Munich

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Lufthansa is an odd airline in many ways.  There is nothing in the least bit exciting about its economy or business class offering – it is only in recent months that they have introduced fully flat beds in business.  Their main lounges are also unexciting, […]

New York Stories #2 – Comparing Lufthansa short-haul to BA’s new tighter leg-room


As I wrote yesterday in my initial article in this series, I am not planning to write a traditional series of trip reports from my travels in recent days.  I am going to focus on a few particular themes which I found interesting and topical. […]

New York Stories #1 – The outdoor terrace at Hamburg’s lounge


I am in New York this week.  However, as the trip is very similar to the one I wrote up in detail last Spring, I don’t intend to write too much about it.  I am planning instead to run a series of posts highlighting things of […]

A £100 Qatar discount code and a £20 Lufthansa code released

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Qatar Airways and Lufthansa have both launched new discount codes this week. Lufthansa Lufthansa has launched another of its occasional discount codes, this time for £20 off. For the next few days, you can claim a £20 promotional code off your next Lufthansa flight by […]

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

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I wrote on Monday about the imminent joining of Star Alliance by Air India.  After seven years of delays, the final decision has been taken with a surprising degree of speed and the airline will become a member from July 11th.  This is just three […]

Why is Lufthansa removing the ability to buy miles?

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This interesting note popped up on the Lufthansa website this week: “The option of being able to buy the miles you are short of for an award flight with a Lufthansa Group airline will only be available for a few more weeks. This option will […]

Last call: big Lufthansa credit card bonus; buy Hyatt, Avios and Starwood points

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Here is a quick reminder of four deals which are drawing to a close this week. Lufthansa Miles & More credit card 30th May (not, note, 31st May!) is the last day to apply for the Miles & More credit card with the current bonus. The […]

300 Miles & More miles for free!

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You won’t be flying very far with 300 Lufthansa Miles & More miles, I admit!  If you have an account this is an offer worth taking up, however, as Miles & More miles are not so easy to earn. Miles & More is currently testing […]

Free Sixt Platinum card for Club Carlson Gold members (and lots of other schemes)

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I mentioned last week, in a throw away line in another post, that Gold members of Starwood Preferred Guest can claim Gold status with car rental group Sixt. SPG Gold is a free benefit from American Express Platinum, so a lot of Head for Points […]

4 (!) Miles & More things – ‘buy miles cap’ raised, new meilenschnaeppchen, new PartnerPlusBenefit promo from London City

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Here are four bits of Miles & More news which didn’t justify a post in their own right but which are worth putting together in one big Lufty fest …. Firstly …. … the May list of discounted ‘meilenschnaeppchen’ redemptions has been published. Take a look here.   The […]

Credit Card Reviews 2014 (17): Lufthansa Miles & More American Express and Visa

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(EDIT:  This review was updated in June 2014 to reflect the current bonus offer) This is the 17th of my series of posts looking at the major UK loyalty credit cards and discussing whether of not they are worth applying for.  These posts will be […]

Another £20 Lufthansa voucher now available

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Lufthansa has launched another of its occasional discount codes, this time for £20 off. For the next few days, you can claim a £20 promotional code off your next Lufthansa flight by visiting their website here. (If you get an error message, click the refresh […]