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My day exploring the world of airline food with Virgin Atlantic

I spent last Monday in a shed in Crawley.  This is not my normal Monday routine, but when the shed is the headquarters of Virgin Atlantic it becomes more interesting. I had been invited to tag along .....

I spent last Monday in a shed in Crawley.  This is not my normal Monday routine, but when the shed is the .....

by Rob Burgess80 comments

Big boost to the sign-up bonus on the Emirates Skywards credit cards

MBNA has brought back a special sign-up promotion for its two Emirates credit cards.  The offer is as good as it ever gets on these cards. Full details can be found here on the Emirates website.  .....

MBNA has brought back a special sign-up promotion for its two Emirates credit cards.  The offer is as good as .....

by Rob Burgess6 comments

Iberia ‘buy Avios for 1p’ promotion extended by a week

Iberia Plus, the Iberia frequent flyer scheme which also uses Avios as its reward currency, has extended its current ‘ buy Avios’ bonus by a week.  The offer now closes on October 4th. .....

Iberia Plus, the Iberia frequent flyer scheme which also uses Avios as its reward currency, has extended its .....

by Rob Burgess13 comments

How to get a discount on Gatwick Express (2015 edition)

I had the dubious benefit of visiting Gatwick Airport on both Monday – to visit Virgin – and Tuesday – to visit No 1 Traveller – last week.  Having spent a .....

I had the dubious benefit of visiting Gatwick Airport on both Monday – to visit Virgin – and .....

by Rob Burgess37 comments

What are the best IHG Rewards Club redemptions in London?

Until IHG Rewards Club revised its reward chart earlier this year, there was one stand-out bargain in London – the Holiday Inn Wembley. For 10,000 IHG points per night, it was a great deal. .....

Until IHG Rewards Club revised its reward chart earlier this year, there was one stand-out bargain in London .....

by Rob Burgess55 comments

Use Hilton points for a private concert by Jess Glynne in London

Hilton @Play is the Hilton HHonors equivalent of Starwood’s SPG Moments scheme, allowing you to redeem your points for ‘once in a lifetime’ experiences rather than more hotel stays. .....

Hilton @Play is the Hilton HHonors equivalent of Starwood’s SPG Moments scheme, allowing you to redeem .....

by Rob Burgess7 comments

easyJet revises cancellation and change fees – I compare with BA

easyJet dropped me a line with its revised cancellation and change policies which went into effect on Wednesday. These policies are not all new but are worth highlighting because, in general, they are .....

easyJet dropped me a line with its revised cancellation and change policies which went into effect on .....

by Rob Burgess29 comments

Up to 1,500 bonus Clubcard points (3,600 Avios) with LEGO and Fisher-Price

Tesco Direct has launched two new toy-related bonuses which could lead to a decent boost to your Avios collection if you are willing to stock up early for Christmas! LEGO The first up is another LEGO .....

Tesco Direct has launched two new toy-related bonuses which could lead to a decent boost to your Avios .....

by Rob Burgess17 comments

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