Bits: more free coffee, Malaysia devaluation, Best Western sale, Regus thefts

Malaysia A380

Here are a few more pieces which nearly slipped through the net this week: We’ve done coffee for points …. now try coffee for free! Last Saturday I ran a piece about how to use Nectar points for drinks at Caffe Nero, how to use American […]

Premier Inn becomes the latest hotel chain with free wi-fi

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Budget hotel group Premier Inn has, with immediate effect, implemented a ‘free wi-fi for all’ policy in all of its hotels.  This replaces the previous policy of only offering 30 minutes for free. Over the past couple of months I have reported on how Starwood, […]

My review of the Etihad A380 Business Studio (part 1)

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This is a continuation of my Abu Dhabi review series.  My previous reviews covered the Hilton Heathrow Terminal 4 hotel and the Etihad lounge in Heathrow Terminal 4. London was the launch route for the Etihad A380.  When I flew it in late January, the aircraft […]

Important dates for your diary


Here is the latest edition of our new fortnightly Saturday feature which summarises offers which are ending soon. It pulls together the different deals mentioned on our Avios Promos, Hotel Promos, Credit Card Updates and regular article pages. Saturday 28 February (TODAY!) Win 15,000 Starwood Preferred […]

Tesco deals: 360 Avios with a CD, 2400 Avios for £60 Lego spend, 1200 Avios with pink iPod!

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Last week I highlighted a pre-order offer on the new Noel Gallagher CD.  It offered you 100 Clubcard points (240 Avios, 250 Virgin miles) when you bought the £10 CD. The offer is still available here if you are interested.  It is not a good […]

British Airways launches new Club World sale – includes £900 ex-Dublin deals!


British Airways has launched a Premium Leisure sale focussing on Club Europe, Club World and First.  On many routes you can book until 9th February 2016 so you could potentially secure your Easter, Summer, October half term and Christmas holidays now! If you know where […]

In London? Win 15,000 Starwood points (worth £225 or 15,000 Avios) and a free Uber ride TOMORROW

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Yesterday I outlined the new partnership between Starwood Preferred Guest and Uber.   You can now earn 1 SPG point for every $1 or equivalent you spend with Uber anywhere in the world – as long as you have had a paid Starwood stay so […]

Bits: Etihad sale, win Qatar flights, a better Avis deal, 20% off Flybe TODAY


Here are four ‘bits and pieces’ stories as there is a lot going on this week and I am struggling to keep up! Decent Etihad business class sale – and double miles in all classes My A380 Business Studio Etihad flight report starts tomorrow.  If it makes […]

Etihad will match your airline Gold card, including BA, to Etihad Gold

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Abu Dhabi based Etihad has brought back its Gold status match. This allows you to get an Etihad Gold card in return for proof of your Gold status with British Airways or any other major airline. Now, this being Etihad, the offer has a few […]

Virgin East Coast is the BEST Nectar redemption from Sunday @ 0.75p per point!

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It seems that some of the pressure put on Virgin East Coast to save East Coast Rewards has paid off.  Virgin is not keeping East Coast Rewards, of course, but the transition is better than originally expected. On Sunday 1st March, the East Coast Trains […]

New – earn Starwood Preferred Guest points with every Uber ride!

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This one certainly came out of nowhere.  It is a very decent offer, especially if you are concerned about SPG points expiring due to lack of activity. (There is also an amazing SPG competition – not a HFP competition – on Saturday which I will mention […]

TODAY ONLY: Win No.1 Traveller lounge passes, including a free glass of champagne!

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Thanks to premium lounge operator No.1 Traveller, I am running a giveaway today which will last for just 18 hours. Between now and midnight, you can win two Champagne Experience gift vouchers to any No.1 Traveller lounge in their collection as well as a free […]

Book from 2pm-ish: Full list of 5,000 points IHG PointBreaks hotels below

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In an article yesterday I shared a preview of the new list of IHG Rewards Club PointBreaks deals.  We now have the full list courtesy of IHG providing them to a handful of US frequent flyer sites. These rooms are a fantastic deal All of […]

Bits: Hilton Diamond bonus, currency converter, HFP in The Herald

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Here are a couple of things which did not justify a full article: Did you get your Hilton Diamond appreciation bonus? If you have Diamond status in the Hilton HHonors programme, you may have received a special award from Hilton.  Many members have been given 100,000 […]

Free Qantas Gold (ie BA Silver) if you have any other Gold card …. with a catch

Qantas A380

Australian airline Qantas is offering to match Gold cards issued by any other airline into the Gold level of its Qantas Frequent Flyer programme. Because Qantas is a member of the oneworld alliance, your Qantas Frequent Flyer Gold card will have the same benefits as a […]

Very good Accor promotion – €160 of credit or 8,000 Avios for three stays, however cheap


Accor hotels, which own Novotel / Ibis / Mercure / M Gallery / Sofitel / Pullman etc, has launched an exceptionally generous promotion. It sits just behind the current Club Carlson offer (£150 of points for three nights) for the most generous offer currently available.  You can […]