It’s back: Get up to 100,000 Avios when you open an ISA or SIPP via Nutmeg

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An interesting trick to cut your ‘taxes and charges’ on BA Avios redemptions

Here is an interesting little quirk which caused great excitement when it hit the US frequent flyer blogs yesterday (the original source was German site YHBU).  This isn’t surprising given that – as I wrote recently – British Airways charges substantially higher taxes and charges […]

Bits: 25% off No 1 Lounges, Ethiopian drops Dublin to Los Angeles, Cobalt Air closes

News in brief: Save 25% on No 1 Lounges No 1 Lounges has launched a discount promotion in association with Norwegian, although you don’t have to be flying with Norwegian to take part. Until 30th October, for flights until 31st December, you can save 25% […]


LAST CHANCE: Get £50 off £100 spend at Amazon with Amazon Business

Over the last couple of weeks we have been running a promotion with Amazon Business.  This is your last chance to jump in if you own your own company. Following the success of our recent Amazon Business competition, the company gave us access to a […]

Barclays is changing Travel Plus Pack – does it still make sense for account holders?

If you have your bank current account with Barclays, you may be interested in taking a look at the Barclays Travel Plus Pack add-on. In general, buying an ‘add-on’ pack to your current account from your bank is a waste of money.  The services you […]

Bits: the Marriott Daily Win game now lets you win daily!, random musings from my trip, Hilton in Kitzbuhel

News in brief: The saga of the Marriott daily win game is resolved! A few days ago, after an unexpected delay, Marriott Rewards launched its ‘daily play’ game ’29 Ways to Stay’. Click here to play. The good news is that daily play now means […]

Important dates for your diary – offers about to close which you shouldn’t miss

Here is the latest edition of our fortnightly feature which summarises offers that are ending soon. It pulls together the different deals mentioned on our Avios Promos, Hotel Promos, Credit Cards and regular article pages. If you own a small business and don’t have an […]

Bits: 0.84p Avios on Groupon, new £50 Hilton cashback deal from Amex, Park Plaza £139 London deal

News in brief: 2,000 Avios for under £17 via Groupon Spain The Groupon ‘cheap Avios’ promotion in Spain, with Iberia Plus, relaunched last week.  Click here for details. The cheapest – and best value – 2,000 Avios package is now back in stock.  You are only paying €19 […]

No 1 announces three new UK lounges – and save 20% on the £5 Priority Pass booking fee

No 1 Lounges has announced three new UK lounges, one of which came as a surprise to me. The first has been discussed on Head for Points already: Heathrow Terminal 4 – The House As we discussed here, Etihad’s lounge in Heathrow Terminal 4 has […]

Get 2p per Avios using ‘Part Pay With Avios’ until Monday (for economy ….)

British Airways has launched a very generous tweak to its ‘Part Pay With Avios’ proposition, for just four days. Until Monday 22nd October, Executive Club Members can save £100 on a World Traveller flight for just 5,000 Avios. This works out at an attractive 2p […]

British Airways launches new route to Charleston, South Carolina – bookable now with Avios

British Airways announced (yet another) new US route last night – Charleston, South Carolina. It may prove a sound choice.  There are currently no flights, at all, between Europe and Charleston with most passengers flying to Atlanta. This will change from 4th April when BA’s […]

My poke around the public and private parts of a KLM Boeing 787-9

As part of my trip to KLM this week, I got to take a look around a Boeing 787-9 which was in the hangar.  There are four reasons why I thought you’d find this interesting: we often write about KLM business class sale fares on […]

Bits: Virgin launches new food, Priority Pass launches airport shopping discounts, Qatar launches free wifi

News in brief: Virgin Atlantic announces new food partnership with Donal Skehan Virgin Atlantic has launched a new partnership with Irish food writer Donal Skehan.  Selected dishes from Donal will be appearing in the Clubhouse restaurants and in Upper Class cabins this month, following by […]

Bits: two new BA Summer 2019 routes, 10% off Gatwick parking, 50% Heathrow Rewards to Asia Miles bonus

News in brief: British Airways launches Heathrow to Preveza and Bastia British Airways has announced two new Summer routes to Preveza (Greece) and Bastia (Corsica) starting from May 2019. Flights to Preveza will be operating on Wednesdays and Sundays starting on 26th May, departing London […]

Odd redemption deals you might not know – Emirates & easyJet, Etihad and Flybe

Emirates and Etihad, the two major UAE airlines, have a lot of high quality partnerships such as the Emirates deal with Qantas. They have have some lower quality or just plain weird partnerships.  Two of the oddest are: the Emirates partnership with easyJet, now six […]

My review of the impressive Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol hotel

This is my review of the impressive Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol hotel. It’s fair to say that there aren’t many airport hotels worldwide that you would put on your bucket list, but I had been keen to try out the Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Long-term […]

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