News in brief:
1,200 Avios or 1,250 Virgin miles for trying Tesco PayQwiq – now nationwide
From yesterday, you can now use Tesco’s mobile payment app PayQwiq in EVERY Tesco store. If you haven’t tried it yet, you can earn 120 Avios (50 Clubcard points) for each of your first 10 transactions of any size before 7th May.
Full details are in this Shopper Points PayQwiq article here.
Emirates launches Athens to New York!
Emirates has run a ‘fifth freedom’ flight from Milan to New York JFK for a number of years. It has just announced the imminent launch of an Athens to New York Newark service from 12th March.
This will be operated by a Boeing 777-300ER and is a continuation of the existing Dubai to Athens service. It will be the only year-round service between the two cities.
Great Destinations radio show
Finally, here is a piece I did recently for the syndicated Great Destinations radio show which is run by 60 stations across the UK. It is meant to be a general introduction to Avios.
If you can’t see the link below or don’t want to play the speech version, a summary of the interview is here.