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News in brief:

New Starwood SPG Moments concerts at the O2 now bookable

Starwood Preferred Guest has released a new batch of O2 concerts. It is fair to say that the list has something for everyone. You can catch (list correct as of yesterday afternoon):

  • Black Sabbath, 31st January (20,000 points for two tickets)
  • Green Day, 8th February (20,000 points for two tickets)
  • Strictly Come Dancing Live, 11th February (15,000 points for two tickets)
  • Drake, 14th February (15,000 points for two tickets)
  • Rod Stewart, 27th February (15,000 points for two tickets)
  • Kaiser Chiefs, 1st March (15,000 points for two tickets)
  • The Weeknd, 7th and 8th March (20,000 points for two tickets)
  • Country To Country, 10th March (15,000 points for two tickets)
  • Craig David, 25th and 26th March (15,000 points for two tickets)

Note that there is currently a bug on the Moments website – if you filter for events by ‘Europe’, the UK ones do not show up.  You need to search by ‘Music’ or ‘All Moments’.

You can read my review of my visit to Muse here and Rob’s review of Sting and Paul Simon here.

The SPG Suite is fully catered and is a very relaxed place to catch the music, although it is fair to say that if you want to jump around and sing along you would be better off down on the floor of the arena.

Starwood Preferred Guest is an American Express Membership Rewards transfer partner at 2:1. You can also get 10,000 Starwood points as a sign-up bonus for getting the Starwood Preferred Guest American Express card. I review the Starwood Amex here.  You can also transfer Marriott Rewards points into SPG at the rate of 3:1.

You can get your tickets via the SPG Moments site here.

SPG Moments O2 Arena suite 5

Virgin East Coast sale ends today

Virgin East Coast has been running a four days 50% off sale that will come to an end today.

If you want to travel on the Virgin East Coast route between 31st January and 31st March, head tot the Virgin East Coast website before midnight to book your tickets.

There are 400,000 seats in total available in the sale.

You can book for example:

  • Edinburgh to King’s Cross £20 (First Class £35.25)
  • York to Newcastle £6 (First Class £9.90)

The 17th – 20th February period is excluded from this sale.  The booking page is here.

Virgin East Coast

Bonus Avios on HP ink and photo paper

Finally, Tesco Direct is offering 100 bonus Clubcard points (240 Avios or 250 Virgin Flying Club miles) with selected printer ink and photo paper purchases this week.  Products start at £6.

You can learn more in this Shopper Points article.

(Want to earn more hotel points?  Click here to see our complete list of promotions from the major hotel chains or use the ‘Hotel Promos’ link in the menu bar at the top of the page.)

Comments (41)

  • Genghis says:

    Good post. My dispute continues on my virgin white lack of posting 10.5k virgin miles during the FC no changeover. Mbna said speak to virgin, now virgin have said speak to MBNA. Phoned up MBNA this morning who said it would be reviewed in detail through liaison with Virgin. I can see a formal complaint and potential FOS coming on though…

  • David2910 says:

    OT. 1) is it possible to be referred from PRGC to SGP? If not, would be great to have a ref link rob? 2) travelling through LHR terminal 3 shortly on BA. I have never been to any lounges in there. Flying BA ET. Have silver status, also HSBC premier elite lounges (and lounge club). Could I theoretically access any of galleries club, Cathay, or the two third party lounges? If so, which one is most highly recommended? I’m used to the galleries T5 so I presume T3 is similar gig (champagne?). Thoughts? Any option I’ve missed? Thanks!

  • Fenny says:

    Do tickets for SPG events have to come in pairs? I won’t even bother looking if the answer is yes.

    • Richard Spencer says:

      yes.
      but I’ve not had any difficulty finding a wiling friend to come with me when they realise it’s comp food and drink in a box…

  • Alan says:

    Good result, nice use of AW! 😀