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.

My review of Lufthansa First Class from Frankfurt to New York (Part 1)

This is my review of Lufthansa’s First Class service from Frankfurt to New York, flying a Boeing 747-8i. I reviewed the Lufthansa First Class Terminal in Frankfurt and my car ride to the steps of the aircraft in part 1 of this review yesterday.  Click […]

My review of Lufthansa First Class from Frankfurt to New York (Part 2)

This is part 2 of my review of Lufthansa’s First Class service on the Boeing 747-8i between Frankfurt and New York. Part 1 of this review, which focused on the Lufthansa First Class seat, is here.  In this part I look at the impressive food […]

Bits: Your new IHG Accelerate target, Miles & More / Economist deal, Accor / Priority Pass deal

News in brief: IHG adds a new Accelerate target for everyone IHG Rewards Club’s Accelerate is, for most people, the most generous hotel promotion running at the moment. Here are the headline details of the promo: IHG Accelerate (Version 6) covers stays from 15th May to […]

Is Lufthansa’s First Class Terminal still the world’s best lounge?

This is my review of the Lufthansa First Class Terminal in Frankfurt. There are some perks to being the boss.  Whilst Anika got the review trip to New York covering Norwegian Premium (which she liked, let’s be clear!), I had been out there the week before […]

EXTENDED with bigger discounts – the SWISS business class sale from the UK

SWISS has extended – until 12th July – its rather uncharacteristic deeply discounted Business Class sale from the UK.  The prices are EXCELLENT as long as two or more people travel together. Some fares have been reduced even futher.  Bangkok is now just £1,230 compared […]

Excellent SWISS long-haul business class sale from the UK!

Who needs a Qatar Airways sale anyway?!  (Well, unless you are after BA tier points of course …..!) SWISS has launched a rather uncharacteristic deeply discounted Business Class sale from the UK.  The prices are EXCELLENT as long as two people travel together. SWISS has […]

Bits: I’m flying a Boeing 747-8i today, Lufthansa UK deals to Japan and India, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and miles

News in brief: The future of the Boeing 747-8i Today I will be flying a Boeing 747-8i via Lufthansa for the first and possibly last time, on my way to New York. The 747-8i – a stretched version of the 747-4 with a longer upper deck […]

Bits: Virgin / Tesco bonus, 3000 Virgin miles from Avis, 5000 Miles & More miles with a hotel

News in brief: Tesco Clubcard to Virgin Flying Club bonus now running It turns out that Virgin Flying Club is running a low-key conversion bonus for anyone with Tesco Clubcard vouchers this month. It isn’t very exciting: you only get the bonus if you have […]

Bits: £1000 SWISS fare to Rio / Beijing / Bangkok, Good To Go discount, Norwegian family accounts

News in brief: Excellent SWISS fares from Brussels for two people SWISS is offering excellent business class fares from Brussels to Rio, Bangkok and Beijing – €1,195 (£1,040) – when two people travel. Beijing and Bangkok are operated by SWISS so there are no problems there. […]

Get 1,000 free Avios for joining Marriott Rewards – no stay needed!

(EDIT:  Marriott has now withdrawn this offer due to an overwhelming response) Marriott Rewards, the loyalty scheme for Marriott, Renaissance, The Ritz-Carlton, Autograph and many other hotel brands, has launched a very attractive sign-up bonus.  To put it mildly. Marriott will give you 1,000 Avios […]

Bits: new Iberia wine deal for 500 Avios, decent Miles & More / Hertz promo

News in brief: New Iberia Plus wine offer for 500 Avios Iberia’s wine partner, Vinoseleccion, is running a new deal for UK residents. For £50, you will receive six bottle of rioja plus free delivery plus 500 Avios in Iberia Plus.  These can be moved across […]

Bits: £100 off £500 BA spend, 4000 Miles & More miles with a hotel, Troy Warfield leaves BA

News in brief: £100 off a £500 British Airways spend deal with Amex American Express is offering a very limited number of cardholders a £100 statement credit with their next £500 British Airways purchase. If you are targetted, it will appear on your American Express online […]

Bits: SWISS sale, Star Alliance HEx upgrade, use Avios for Lapland!

News in brief: Decent SWISS sale out of Italy SWISS business class and, in particular, first class has an excellent reputation.  I was one of the last people to redeem for Swiss First – here is my review – before they changed the rules and restricted […]

Bits: pay for access to Etihad lounges, 3x Flying Blue & Lufthansa miles with Accor

News in brief: Buy yourself access to Etihad’s airport lounges Following rival Emirates which opened up its facilities to paying passengers earlier this year, Etihad has decided to let Economy passengers buy access to their airport lounges.  Times are getting tougher for the Middle East carriers. Included are the […]

Bits: New Starwood O2 concerts bookable, double PartnerPlusBenefit points to USA

News in brief: Starwood launches more O2 concert tickets Starwood Preferred Guest launched a new batch of O2 concert tickets yesterday. For just 15,000 SPG points (or 45,000 Marriott Rewards points if you convert them across) you can get two tickets for any of the […]