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

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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 you keen to try Etihad, a new Global Seat Sale has some good deals,  You must book by March 3rd for travel up to December 12th.

Typical business class prices include Mumbai (£1379), Tokyo (£1846), Muscat (£1905), Jo’burg (£1824) and Sydney (£2966).  Economy deals are also available.

Full details of the sale are on the Etihad website here.

To register for double Etihad Guest miles on your sale ticket, in economy or business, enter your Etihad Guest number here.

Etihad Global Seat Sale

Win more Qatar Airways economy class tickets to anywhere

If you didn’t win our recent Qatar Airways competition, don’t despair!  Qatar Airways is giving away four pairs of economy class tickets to (just about) anywhere to people who book a Qatar flight between now and March 22nd.

You need to add promo code BOOKANDWIN when booking online.  Full details can be found here at the Qatar website.  Their latest sale deals, valid until March 10th, are here.

Qatar 350

Two Avis offer for bonus Avios

You may have seen the recent emailed Avis offer circulated by British Airways.  It is an OK deal – rent a Class C car via avisba.com for 3+ days before March 31st and receive at least 1,500 Avios.

This comprises 800 bonus Avios and the guaranteed minimum of 700 base Avios (or 3 Avios per £1, whichever is greater).   The deal is not valid in Australia or New Zealand.

Don’t bother with the BA deal though.  Iberia is running an Avis promotion which is better.

For your first rental credited to Iberia Avios before 31st March, you will receive 1,000 bonus Avios.  Your 2nd rental will earn 1,500 bonus Avios and your 3rd rental 2,000 bonus Avios.

This is on top of the standard 500 Avios for 1-2 days or 700 Avios (or 3 Avios per €1, whichever is greater) for 3+ days.

Further details can be found on the Iberia Avis page here.

Flybe London City

20% off Flybe flights, today only

Finally, Flybe is offering a 20% discount on any flights booked today (27th) using the discount code 20AVIS.  You must book for flights between March 15th and May 20th.  Book via flybe.com here.

Note that the prices shown initially do NOT include the discount.  Only when you select a particular flight does the lower price come up.

(Thanks to John)

Comments (26)

  • Raymond Hennessy says:

    Are you able to input your Preferred number if you book via HolidayAutos? ie do you get to bypass the counter and go straight to the car(next rental will be at BOS)

  • Peter Taysum says:

    Hi all,

    Is the reference they want for double miles my BAEC?

    The ex-Amsterdam looks very interesting.

    Thank you!

  • Peter Taysum says:

    Ok

    I am stupid.

  • Peter Taysum says:

    I’ve now registered, but is it one world?

  • James Ward says:

    Anyone have experience of how long Avis points take to credit to Club Carlson? I had a rental a couple of weeks ago and haven’t had the points yet