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 […]
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.
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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 […]
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 the […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
More news in brief: Starwood opens up Madonna and more I wrote earlier in the year about the concert I attended at the new Starwood Preferred Guest suite at the O2 in London – see photo below. SPG, which is the loyalty scheme for Le Meridien, […]
More news in brief: Cathay Pacific to launch new service to Madrid Hong Kong-based airline Cathay Pacific has announced that it will be launching services to Madrid next June. This adds to a growing Cathay network in Europe – Manchester and Dusseldorf were also added […]
Some news in brief: Good business class fares to Sao Paulo from Amsterdam British Airways and SWISS are matching a KLM sale fare out of Amsterdam of roughly £1,300 (€1,800) to Sao Paulo in Business. On Swiss, the earliest date I could find is 28th […]
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 30th September, you will receive 10,000 miles. Full details can be found here. The card has no fee. […]
News in brief: British Airways drops Entebbe and Almaty British Airways has announced two route suspensions. Flights to Entebbe in Uganda will cease on October 2nd as they ‘are no longer commercially viable’. This is relatively short notice, by airline standards, and will be a […]
Miles & More, the frequent flyer scheme for the Lufthansa family of airlines, is shockingly poor value for most short-haul redemptions. We are talking about 30,000 miles PLUS £130-ish of taxes for a return economy flight! This compares to 9,000 Avios plus £35 of taxes […]