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: Heathrow Christmas ad, 50% off Virgin East Coast TODAY, 5000 Miles & More miles with Budget

News in brief: Mr and Mrs Bear return Heathrow Airport has released its 2017 Christmas video / advert and, whilst other websites seem to be able to fill full articles with this news, I simply don’t get it. Why is the video about a bear […]

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

Following the closing of the Lufthansa Miles & More and United Airlines MileagePlus credit cards to new applicants last week, life has got harder if you want to earn Star Alliance miles from a UK credit card. A couple of weeks ago I looked at […]

ALL MBNA airline credit cards withdrawn – what are your alternatives?

Last week I ran this article suggesting that you should act immediately if you wanted to apply for any of the MBNA airline credit cards. It was good advice. All eight MBNA airline credit cards were pulled on Monday evening.  Slightly surprisingly, this included the […]

Is this week your last chance to get the MBNA airline credit cards?

The end appears to be coming sooner rather than later for the MBNA-issued airline credit cards which come as an American Express plus Visa or MasterCard double pack. If you had been thinking about applying for any of these cards, I suggest you do it […]

Heathrow Rewards mega-bonus on electronics, watches and jewellery is back!

There is good news for Avios, Virgin Flying Club, Emirates Skywards, Etihad Guest and Lufthansa Miles & More members! Tomorrow, 1st November, Heathrow Rewards is launching its annual mega-bonus promotion on electronics, watches and jewellery, keen to tap into the Christmas rush. Worth noting is that World […]

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

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 cards and discussing whether or not they are worth applying for. These articles will be linked to […]

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

A lot of people ask me 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 wrong answer. It […]

Bits: 500 Avios from Deliveroo, interesting flight auctions, £25 off SWISS to Geneva

News in brief: 500 Avios from Deliveroo offer extended The launch offer to promote the new Avios / Deliveroo partnership has been extended.  The deal was due to end on 30th September but will now run until 31st May 2018. If you have never ordered food […]

Get an Iberia Plus status match for Miles & More and Topbonus members

Finally some good news for airberlin Topbonus members – and an interesting opportunity for any reader with a Lufthansa Miles & More status card. After airberlin’s filing for insolvency there was a period when Topbonus was frozen with no miles collecting and spending at all.  […]

HMRC to stop accepting credit cards on 13th January – no more cheap miles

HMRC has announced that it will no longer accept personal credit cards for income tax, PAYE, VAT or any other payments after 13th January 2018. You can see the announcement on this page of the HMRC website. This is clearly a blow for those people, […]

Bits: Monarch Vantage Club, Hilton tweaks ‘fifth night free’, Miles & More app bonus extended

News in brief: The end of Monarch Vantage Club I have purposely avoided writing anything on the collapse of Monarch.  The mainstream press can cover it better than we can and, since they stopped being an Avios redemption partner, we have hardly covered them. Monarch […]

Bits: Virgin and BA sales ends today, airberlin bidding, 50% off mytaxi in London

News in brief: Virgin Atlantic and British Airways sales end today Today, Tuesday, is the final day for the current Virgin Atlantic and British Airways sales. I won’t go through the deals again in detail. The Virgin Atlantic pricing – which is more aggressive than […]

Bits: Pre-order food at Heathrow, Virgin East Coast First Class ticket auctions, 11400 Miles & More with The Economist

News in brief: Pre order food and drinks at Heathrow If you are fed up with large queues at Heathrow’s restaurants, help is at hand. Literally. Using your smartphone, you can now pre order food and drinks at Heathrow restaurants like Giraffe, Wondertree, Comptoir Libanais […]

Bits: Lufthansa Asia sale, 1000 Heathrow Rewards from Rocketmiles, Virgin sale extended

News in brief: Good Lufthansa sale to Asia from UK Whilst the current Qatar Airways sale is a weak, as I will run through tomorrow, Lufthansa has launched some surprisingly decent deals to Asia.  You can also travel on SWISS on some routes. Based on […]

Bits: 50% off Hilton Honors points, new Amex cashback offers, 3 x PartnerPlusBenefit points

News in brief: 50% off when you buy Hilton Honors points Hilton Honors is currently offering a 50% discount when you buy 5,000+ points – see this page and click through.  A 50% discount is equivalent to getting a 100% bonus. This offer does not seem […]