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100% Heathrow Rewards transfer bonus to Virgin, Etihad, Lufthansa …. but not BA

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Heathrow Rewards, the shopping loyalty scheme for the airport, is offering a 100% transfer bonus for converting your points to airline miles.

This does NOT include Avios or British Airways Executive Club, unfortunately.

Heathrow Rewards

It does include the other three airline partners:

Etihad Guest

Virgin Atlantic Flying Club

Miles & More (Lufthansa / Swiss / Austrian etc)

The minimum transfer to airline miles is 250 Heathrow Rewards points.  With the 100% bonus, you will receive 500 airline miles per 250 points.

Without a transfer bonus I am not a fan of transferring Heathrow Rewards points to miles.  Since 500 points usually gets you 500 miles or a £5 shopping voucher, you are effectively ‘paying’ 1p per mile.  That is rarely a great deal.  I am a lot happier with 0.5p per mile.

The transfer bonuses run until 31st December (30th November for Virgin) so you have plenty of time to nudge up your balance to a multiple of 250 points!

Full details can be found on the relevant airline pages of the Heathrow Rewards site when you are logged in.

Comments (9)

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  • Brian says:

    On my account, it said that the bonus was running until 31 October. Are you sure yours says 31 December??

  • Raffles says:

    Yes, online under the airline pages it clearly says 31 December! It is repeated on all 3 scheme pages.

  • TimS says:

    Says 31 October on the front page but 31 December on the induvidual airline pages.

  • David says:

    Any ideas to get from 208 points to 250 without going to Heathrow?

  • Keith says:

    Although others are the end of Dec. for Virgin mine states:

    250 points = 250 Flying Club miles Conversion is in increments of 250 points Double miles until 30 November 2014

  • Matthew says:

    Is there any chance for manufactured spending at Heathrow by buying visa or gift cards in Boots or John Lewis or something?

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