Bits: Lufty / SWISS Asia & Africa sale, £25 off Geneva & Zurich flights, Heathrow Express offering Amex cashback

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Good Lufthansa / SWISS Business Class deals to Asia and Africa

Lufthansa and SWISS are offering some good Business Class fares from the UK to Asia for the next few days.

You need to book by 18th November.  A minimum stay of six days is required.  With a few exceptions for the Africa deals, you can book up to a year ahead.

You can depart from London, Manchester, Birmingham, Edinburgh or Glasgow.  You will be changing planes in Germany or Switzerland.  I also saw the occasional option on Austrian via Vienna.

Headline prices are:

  • Hong Kong £1699 Business, £599 Premium Economy (in reality you can find fares for £1399)
  • Shanghai £1499 Business, £589 Premium Economy
  • Beijing £1699 Business, £649 Premium Economy
  • Mauritius £1799 Business, £999 Premium Economy
  • Addis Ababa £1349 Business, £549 Premium Economy
  • Delhi £1199 Business, £662 Premium Economy
  • Nairobi £1399 Business, £704 Premium Economy

The Lufthansa home page is here and the SWISS page is here.  Either site will show prices across Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian.

I reviewed Lufthansa’s current Business Class seat recently – see here.  If you are travelling on your own, I would suggest using SWISS if you can because they have a lot of solo seats whilst Lufthansa is 2 x 2 x 2 throughout.

Lufthansa SWISS sale to Asia

£25 off SWISS flights to Geneva or Zurich

A reader who visited the London Ski Festival sent me a code being handed out which is worth £25 off any £100+ SWISS flight from the UK to Geneva or Zurich in Economy.

The code is swissukski25.

You need to book by 31st January 2019 for travel by 31st March 2019.

You need to book directly on the SWISS website here.

SWISS £25 discount code to Zurich Geneva

Get £10 cashback on Heathrow Express tickets

American Express has launched a new cashback deal with Heathrow Express.

It is showing on my British Airways Premium Plus card but not on any others.  Remember that you must click ‘Save to Card’ in order to register.

You get £10 back on a £35+ Heathrow Express purchase.  The deadline to use the deal is 29th January.  There is no guarantee that this works with cumulative purchases but it is worth a try if you are buying Heathrow Express tickets anyway.

(Some people will have a less attractive 10% or 15% cashback deal.)

Remember that you can also earn 10 Avios per £1 spent on Heathrow Express tickets if you use the landing page.  This is more attractive than the standard rewards offer of 1 Heathrow Rewards point per £1 spent.

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  1. ScienceTeacher says:

    OT: Anybody know if Lloyds Avios cards treat a payment to a Brighton based company through Curve as a cash advance? Cheers!

    • If you don’t get an answer try a small payment to check. Somebody commented on this sibce tge changes but I forget what they said.

    • No. You can pay it. No worries. Can pay anyone with curve. They all know they can charge u bit none will. Sweet as..

    • So, when Curve will take Amex again, will I be able to pay the said Brigthon company with the Amex I have linked to my Curve card? 😀

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