Bits: Nutmeg / Avios deal for existing clients, 20% off National Express, up to 4800 Avios with LEGO

News in brief: Avios bonus from Nutmeg for existing customers Last Monday we wrote about the very lucrative offer of up to 50,000 Avios from Nutmeg if you open an ISA or SIPP with them. You can read more about that offer in this article.  […]

Avios Ireland: Triple Avios in AerClub with SuperValu!

As a reminder, our coverage of Avios Ireland (AerClub) is exclusively on the Head for Points website.  You will not receive these articles via our daily emails unless it is a deal which UK residents can take part in. Whilst Tesco has a major presence […]

Bits: Economist / Avios promo back, Heathrow Rewards adds new partner, Regus Express coming to T3

News in brief: 13,200 Avios for an Economist subscription Avios.com and The Economist have brought back their special offer for taking out a subscription. As you can see at this link, you can earn 13,200 Avios if you take out a 1-year digital and print subscription to The Economist. The cost is […]

British Airways finalises Summer 2018 routes from Manchester, Birmingham and Bristol

British Airways has now confirmed the timings for its Summer 2018 schedules from Manchester, Bristol and Birmingham. Very little is changed from last year, with no new routes added.  BA has focused on increasing frequencies instead.  I have marked the new flights in the list […]

Bits: Lufthansa gets 5* status, JetSmarter moves to London City, Wizz gets Monarch’s Luton slots

News in brief: Lufthansa becomes Europe’s first ‘five star airline’ Airline rating group Skytrax, which claims to receive 20 million votes for its annual World Airline Awards, has awarded Lufthansa the accolade of ‘five star airline’. Whether or not you take Skytrax rankings seriously, the […]

Why the Starwood Amex credit card is a mess – and why you should get it!

If you have never considered getting the Starwood Preferred Guest American Express credit card, there are some good reasons why you should. Before I explain why, here is some background. Hotel credit cards in the UK are currently on a bit of a roll.  I […]

Bits: Amex / Park Hyatt free night offer, No 1 Lounges / Avios promo over, ‘How To Land A Plane’ winners

News in brief: Amex / Park Hyatt ‘free night’ offer Park Hyatt is, in my view, the most luxurious hotel brand which is part of major chain and which allows you to earn and redeem loyalty points.  (Sorry, The Ritz-Carlton.  But I know you are […]

Malaysia Airlines unveils the new A350 coming to London, and bookable on Avios

Malaysia Airlines is one of the lesser known members of the oneworld alliance, in which it is a partner alongside British Airways.  This means that you can both earn and redeem Avios, and earn British Airways tier points, when flying on Malaysia. Malaysia Airlines has […]

Where can you fly on BA from T3 to visit the new Qantas and Cathay Pacific lounges?

With the opening of the new Qantas lounge in Heathrow Terminal 3 this week, which we covered here and here, and the Cathay Pacific lounge which we covered here, T3 is now the place to be if you want to relax in style before a […]

Look out for Virgin Atlantic downgrades (and no Premium Economy) as 787 problems mount

Lots of people have written a lot of nice things about the Boeing 787.  It has big windows, it is fairly quiet and – for airlines – it is amazingly fuel efficient. Unfortunately there is a downside that few people are writing about.  The planes […]

My review of the Aer Lingus lounge in Dublin Terminal 2

This is my review of the Aer Lingus lounge at Dublin Airport. This is the last part of my Boston trip reviews (yeah, we made it!).  The main article – if you only have time to read one part of this series – is my Aer […]

BA says goodbye to in-flight shopping on short-haul, the Daily Mail and the Daily Telegraph

British Airways has made an internal announcement that it is phasing out in-flight shopping on short-haul flights from January. January 2018 sees the arrival of the first A320 / A321 NEO aircraft which will come with new high-density seating.  At the same time, the existing […]

Bits: 50% off mytaxi this weekend, 1903 Lounge in Manchester partners with SkyTeam, Avis / Emirates deal

News in brief: 50% off mytaxi in London this weekend mytaxi – the rebranded Hailo app – has been running a ‘weekend only’ promotion over the last couple of weeks giving customers 50% off their rides. This promotion has been extended to 3rd December which […]

Review of ‘The Lounge’ used by Aer Lingus at Boston Airport Terminal C

We are now on the least exciting bit of my recent Aer Lingus business class redemption from London to Boston, and back, via Dublin. If you didn’t see the earlier articles, Aer Lingus gave me a return business class flight to Boston so we could […]

500 Avios (or 1500 IHG points) for a two-night IHG stay + 500 FREE Avios for new members

Avios and IHG Rewards Club have joined forces to offer you 500 Avios points for signing up – no stay required.  500 Avios (or 1500 IHG Rewards Club points) are also available to EXISTING IHG Rewards Club members with their next stay. This is the […]