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Special travel discounts for Mastercard holders, including a £10 Hailo code

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If you live in London, you will presumably have seen advertising for the MasterCard ‘Priceless London’ events programme over the past couple of years.

If you don’t live in London, you won’t have seen it. And even if you do, you might now know that ‘Priceless London’ members get access to a range of interesting travel discounts.

You can sign up for ‘Priceless London’ here. You will need to have a UK-issued MasterCard, from any issuer.

Priceless London

The travel deals can be found here. Some are restricted to World Elite MasterCard holders, which are issued by a small number of banks and usually carry a hefty fee, eg Coutts. Most are open to all, however.

You can access:

10% off hotel bookings at

10% off airport concierge services

Membership of the ‘Small Luxury Hotels of the World’ loyalty scheme at ‘Loved’ status (usually requires 1 stay)

£10 promotional code when you join the Hailo black cab service

There are a lot of other good deals on ‘Priceless London’, so do take a look if you’ve never bothered before.

Want to earn more points from credit cards? – February 2023 update

If you are looking to apply for a new credit card, here are our top recommendations based on the current sign-up bonuses.

In February 2022, Barclaycard launched two exciting new Barclaycard Avios Mastercard cards with a bonus of up to 25,000 Avios. You can apply here.

You qualify for the bonus on these cards even if you have a British Airways American Express card:

Barclaycard Avios Plus card

Barclaycard Avios Plus Mastercard

25,000 Avios for signing up and an upgrade voucher for spending £10,000 Read our full review

Barclaycard Avios card

Barclaycard Avios Mastercard

5,000 Avios for signing up and an upgrade voucher for spending £20,000 Read our full review

You can see our full directory of all UK cards which earn airline or hotel points here. Here are the best of the other deals currently available.

SPECIAL OFFER: Until 21st February 2023, the sign-up bonus on the British Airways Premium Plus American Express card is increased to 35,000 Avios from 25,000 Avios. You can apply here.

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

35,000 Avios (ONLY to 21st February) and the famous annual 2-4-1 voucher Read our full review

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold

Your best beginner’s card – 20,000 points, FREE for a year & four airport lounge passes Read our full review

The Platinum Card from American Express

30,000 points and unbeatable travel benefits – for a fee Read our full review

Virgin Atlantic Reward+ Mastercard

15,000 points bonus and 1.5 points for every £1 you spend Read our full review

Earning miles and points from small business cards

If you are a sole trader or run a small company, you may also want to check out these offers:

American Express Business Platinum

40,000 points sign-up bonus and a £200 Amex Travel credit every year Read our full review

American Express Business Gold

20,000 points sign-up bonus and free for a year Read our full review

British Airways Accelerating Business American Express

30,000 Avios sign-up bonus – plus annual bonuses of up to 30,000 Avios Read our full review

Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa

Get a 10,000 points bonus plus an extra 500 points for our readers Read our full review

For a non-American Express option, we also recommend the Barclaycard Select Cashback card for sole traders and small businesses. It is FREE and you receive 1% cashback on your spending.

Barclaycard Select Cashback credit card

1% cashback (3% for 3 months if you apply by 31st March) and no annual fee Read our full review

Comments (5)

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  • Sideysid says:

    Think everyone is getting mixed up with World MasterCard and World Elite MasterCard. Even the Coutts one Raffles has linked to looks like its a World MasterCard (Elite is defined by a silver MasterCard logo).

    I have a Santander 123 World MasterCard, but it would not allow me on the Elite links.

  • Andrew (@andrewseftel) says:

    That is a World MasterCard, not World Elite MasterCard. Capital One do have a card on the World Elite platform: Aspire Elite. It has a £120 annual fee, but a 5% intro capped at £200 so you can make that back. Long-term earning rates are also higher (up to 2%).

  • aeroflott says:

    The way the lastminute deal is set up means the MCARD10 code will only work via the link they provide. It won’t work if used directly on

    As stated elsewhere, the reality is you can use any card to redeem most of these offers.

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