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Bits: Accor Autumn sale ending, Etihad credit card bonus extended, blow drys at T5

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News in brief:

Accor Autumn Sale ends Wednesday

The Accor Autumn sale ends on Wednesday.  This slipped through the HfP net when it launched and there are only two days left to book.

You need to book at least 30 days in advance to get up to 30% off.  There is no limit to the staying dates so you might find a decent deal for next year.  Every Accor brand is included and the sale is worldwide.

The page to book is here.

Blow dry bar arrives at Heathrow T5

Heading from the airport straight to a meeting?  Bradley Smith can help you look your best when leaving the airport.

The celebrity hairdresser has opened a blow dry bar in the arrivals hall at Heathrow Terminal 5 right opposite the Heathrow Express exit.  Smith previously ran the salon in the Sofitel hotel at the airport.

The salon also offers threading (most painful thing in the world!), manicures, massages and trims for men.


Etihad 15,000 mile credit card bonus extended

MBNA and Etihad Guest have extended the special sign-up bonus on the Etihad Guest UK credit cards to 28th December.  It was due to end this week.

Full details of the promotion are in this HfP article where Rob ran through the pros and cons of earning Etihad Guest miles.

In summary, the cards have no annual fee and you will receive:

up to 15,000 Etihad Guest Miles when you spend £2,000 in the first 90 days of account opening

£50 hotel voucher

Fast track to the Etihad Guest silver tier on purchase of an Etihad return flight within 12 months of account opening

You will learn more here.

Comments (42)

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  • Alan says:

    OT bits – just received notification from AwardWallet that my Virgin MBNA miles have now finally posted. I didn’t do anything re giving them my new number. They ended up posting about two weeks late.

  • Nick says:

    Thanks for that one the real harry. I was in need of a new simple PC. And with a monitor, it’s an absolute bargain. Well spotted.

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