YOUR LAST DAY to book these IHG Rewards Club redemptions before prices rise
Tomorrow, May 1st, 300 hotels in the IHG Rewards Club loyalty scheme (which covers Holiday Inn, HI Express, Crowne Plaza, InterContinental etc) go up in points cost. If you think that you may need a .....
30 Apr 201530 April 2015 by Rob Burgess • 14 comments
Exclusive first photos of the new Escape airport lounge at Stansted
The new ‘Escape’ lounge at Stansted Airport opened on Monday. ‘Escape’ is the in-house brand operated by Manchester Airports Group, who own Stansted. (This is part of our .....
30 Apr 201530 April 2015 by Rob Burgess • 23 comments
Bonus Hilton HHonors points with the IHG Visa credit card!
If you got the IHG Rewards Club Visa credit card when the sign up bonus was tripled recently, here is an interesting little quirk. The IHG credit card is issued by Barclaycard, who also issue the .....
30 Apr 201530 April 2015 by Rob Burgess • 32 comments
One interesting quirk with the new Avios scheme we never expected
My main article today summarises all of the Avios changes that took place yesterday. Everything is as we expected. Except one thing. As you will know if you followed my articles on the changes, .....
29 Apr 201529 April 2015 by Rob Burgess • 64 comments
Exclusive Heathrow Terminal 2 offers for Star Alliance Gold and Silver members
If you have a Star Alliance Gold or Silver membership card, a number of special offers have been launched which can be redeemed at the new Terminal 2 at Heathrow. This is now home to all of the Star .....
29 Apr 201529 April 2015 by Rob Burgess • 15 comments
The Avios changes are live – post your ba.com comments and observations here
The major changes to the Avios scheme went live at midnight last night. I didn’t do an article today because I want to see how the actual changes compare to what we believed British Airways was .....
28 Apr 201528 April 2015 by Rob Burgess • 112 comments
New Amex cashback offers with retailers you may actually visit!
If you had begun to think that the American Express statement credit deals were getting rather too eclectic (Plenish Cleanse? Paper London?), the good news is that a new raft of deals was .....
28 Apr 201528 April 2015 by Rob Burgess • 95 comments
How I used Emirates Skywards miles to watch Arsenal v Chelsea from the Emirates box!
Back in January I explained how Emirates was now offering tickets for Arsenal matches in return for Skywards miles. ‘General’ and ‘Emirates Skybox’ tickets are available for .....
28 Apr 201528 April 2015 by Rob Burgess • 24 comments
Bits: more free Avios Suitcase points, free Wi-Fi call credit for IHG Platinum & Ambassadors
More news in brief: Avios Suitcase adds new points-earning badges If you have been visiting the Avios Suitcase app on Facebook occasionally, it is worth checking back. New .....
28 Apr 201528 April 2015 by Rob Burgess • 47 comments
Join the Automobile Association and save ££££’s on hotels!
I have an Automobile Association (AA, not to be confused with American Airlines!) membership card in my desk at home. This may not seem surprising, except that I don’t own a car. My AA .....
27 Apr 201527 April 2015 by Rob Burgess • 40 comments
Bits: more £800 Qatar Airways deals, 500 points for joining Le Club Accorhotels, Best Western sale
News in brief: Qatar Airways 2-4-1 sale means more business class tickets under £800! I won’t write about this in huge detail because I have covered the recent Qatar Airways ‘£800 .....
27 Apr 201527 April 2015 by Rob Burgess • 25 comments
Is the Millennium & Copthorne Hotels loyalty scheme worth a look?
Millennium & Copthorne Hotels are currently running a one-week Spring sale with discounts available for stays until the end of October. You can take a look at the offers here. As I have never .....
27 Apr 201527 April 2015 by Rob Burgess • 1 comment
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