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Save £7 on return Heathrow Express train tickets

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Heathrow Express is offering a £7 discount on return Standard Class Heathrow Express tickets.  This takes the price down from £37 to £30.

This offer is linked to the Virgin Atlantic sale but you do not need to have a Virgin Atlantic flight booking to take advantage.

You must book via this special link here.  The £30 fare will show automatically.

Heathrow Express discount

You cannot collect Avios on this deal (Heathrow Express tickets only earn Avios if booked via but you should be able to earn Heathrow Rewards points.

It’s not clear how long this deal will remain – it will possibly be pulled on 31st January when the Virgin Atlantic sale ends, but I can’t be sure.  You can book for any future date however.

Comments (135)

  • rams1981 says:

    OT curve Amex beta. Apologies as prob covered before but if people have gone over the £1k top up limit, have you been charged the fee?

    • Alan says:

      Yep, I was. App erroneously started quoting fees to everyone regardless of whether free or not so I chanced it but was charged. Remember it also runs on a rolling 30-day limit too, rather than just which month you’re in (some folks were caught out topping up late Dec then early Jan).

      • rams1981 says:

        Yes thanks Alan. Asked that yesterday so will make a note.

        Not made much use of beta but they increased limits for me (though prior spend counts towards this new limit)

        • Alan says:

          Haha yes it’d be lovely if limit increases wiped previous spend but sadly not!

  • Navara says:

    BA Amex 500 points for £10 spend. Is anyone else still waiting?

    • Anna says:

      Is that the offer from around October? I used it 3 times, 1 posted after a few days, I had to chase 1 up for about 2 months and the 3rd I gave up on as I wanted to close the card! It was very hit and miss.

    • SimonW says:

      I think so. Also never got the paypal £5 credit. Triggered it twice.

    • Peter K says:

      Got the points ages ago.

      • Liz says:

        I had to get mine manually credited ages ago – was given an extra 500 for my trouble!

  • Ryan says:

    Can anyone confirm if I pay with points and money I will receive the “stay” element from Hilton Honors?

    The article suggests i would, but others saying that is not the case.


    • Lee says:

      I got stay even with full points redemption.
      in fact, my 6 of my 8 Diamond challenge were points stay.

      • Ryan says:

        Thanks Lee.

        The anomaly I have is that I am 4 stays short of 20k bonus, but no Hilton for business anytime soon

        A couple of nights away with the wife though which were planned anyway, and made me think of booking a reward stay 1000 points short and paying a couple of quid to make up, but be credited with a ‘stay’.

        See how we go for next Friday. 👍

    • Alan says:

      Hilton always award stay credit for points redemptions or paid stays booked through their website or authorised channels (e.g. certain business TAs) so there’s no issue there – it’s some specific promos that require paid stays. The current Hilton promo applies to reward and paid stays though.

  • krys_k says:

    OT. Sorry if a bit of a dumbo question – how can I make sure that TP and Avios for a Qatar flight are credited to Exec Club / BA? Many thanks.

    • Rob says:

      Add you number when booking, double-check via Qatar’s Manage My Booking that it is still there, double-check on the day it is on your boarding pass.

    • Alan says:

      Just enter your BAEC number on the booking 🙂

    • Kai says:

      Make sure it is on your boarding pass. Mine was missing although I entered it during online check-in.

  • James says:

    I am thinking of trying to extend my trip to South Friday in October but have flights booked already. Booked using Iberia Avios MAD-JNB return in biz.
    The taxes and charges on the return were £154. Who knows what I’ll lose if I cancel the return leg and then rebook the same return leg for a couple of weeks later ?

    Will I get the full amount of Avios refunded for the segment and just lose the tax & charges element (~£75 I suppose) ?
    Then I can just rebook the one way return leg using the refunded Avios and another ~£75.

  • the_real_a says:

    Unfortunately the 4 hour grace for Hertz is only at company owned locations, and not at franchise locations. There is a list of “participating” locations somewhere in the T&Cs, i got caught out badly in Switzerland with this last year. Apparently you also need to “book” this benefit by selecting the drop off time at the point of booking when using the AMEX discount code it will price correctly – you cannot simply return the car “late”.

    • Alan says:

      Indeed – if it’s a valid location you’ll see that you can add 4h to the return time and it won’t push you over into the next 24h period (assuming without the grace period you would have done so of course!)

    • James says:

      Do Avis offer something similar in any of their status levels ?

      Having a grace period would be very handy.

      • Jovanna says:

        Sometimes I have found adding an extra hour or so on doesn’t change the price even if it’s beyond a 24 hour period. This doesn’t seem to work if it’s just a 1 day booking. However, sometimes adding an hour on and pushing the booking from, say, 3 days into 4 days (72 hours to 73 hours), will lower the price.

        You just have to play around with it.

  • BJ says:

    OT: To earn the upgrade voucher I paid £600 into my EDF account using my Lloyds avios card. EDF auto refunded the £600 to the card today without my knowledge. What are Lloyds likely to do about this; just create a negative avios balance on my card account or could it impact my voucher that I have already earned?

    • Anna says:

      To be on the safe side you could make the payment again. OVO are better in this respect as refunds go back into the account the DD comes from, regardless of any other payment methods used.

      • BJ says:

        Thanks Anna, I’ll just switch spending back to Lloyds to balance the shortfall.

  • Simon says:

    Anyone got any advice on moving avios from Iveria to BA?
    CMA doesn’t work (althoughit did for CMA from aerlingus to BA); my addresses are the same.
    There’s no online help and a call to BA contact centre was dropped as they are very busy!

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