Finnair has launched its Winter sale.
There are special Business Class fares to Asia from the UK via Helsinki, valid until 15th January for travel between now and 31st October 2018 (dates vary by route).
What makes this sale attractive is that:
- You can start from London, Manchester and Edinburgh
- Finnair flights earn Avios and British Airways tier points
- Finnair is flying brand a new A350 aircraft on many routes with excellent business class seats
Compared to the Club World seat the 1-2-1 configuration is a major improvement. You can read Rob’s review of the Finnair A350 business class seat here.
During the sale a return flight to Beijing in Business Class starts at £1,428 and return flights to Tokyo start at £1,999 (about £500 cheaper than during Finnair’s Summer Sale).
Click here to see the prices out of London, Edinburgh and Manchester in both business and economy class.
Your best option to maximise your miles when paying is American Express Preferred Rewards Gold. This offers double points – 2 per £1 – when you when you book flight tickets directly with an airline. Our review of Amex Gold is here.
How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (August 2021)
As a reminder, there are various ways of earning Avios from UK credit cards. Many cards also have generous sign-up bonuses!
There are two official British Airways American Express cards:
You can also get generous sign-up bonuses by applying for American Express cards which earn Membership Rewards points, such as:
We also recommend Capital On Tap for limited companies. You earn 1 Avios per £1 which is impressive for a Visa card:
Click here to read our detailed summary of all UK credit cards which earn Avios. This includes both personal and small business cards.
(Want to earn more Avios? Click here to visit our home page for our latest articles on earning and spending your Avios points and click here to see how to earn more Avios this month from offers and promotions.)