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Important dates for your diary – offers about to close which you shouldn’t miss (November 2019)

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Here is the latest edition of our regular feature which summarises offers that are ending soon.

It pulls together the different deals mentioned on our Top Avios Points Earning Offers, Top Hotel Bonus Points Offers and Top UK Credit Card Offers pages.

Miles and points offers which are about to close

Big news this week as Thursday is the last day to get 50% off Avios redemptions in World Traveller and World Traveller Plus (premium economy) and 10% off redemptions in Club World and First. You also have the 50% bonus on buying Avios.

Elsewhere you can enter a virtually zero-effort competition to win 50,000 Avios with Aer Lingus and Avis, and save 40% off a Priority Pass.

Whilst this list looks a bit thin, don’t be fooled.  A wall of Black Friday deals will be unveiled very soon (Black Friday itself is 29th November).

Deals closing soon

Monday 18th November

Last day to earn 25,000 Avios with a Barclays Premier Account – although it is too late to apply, unless extended, because your account switch must be completed by today.  Article

Last chance to get 50% bonus when transferring Heathrow Rewards points to Asia Miles (Cathay Pacific). Article.

Wednesday 20th November

Last chance to get 20% points rebate on Radisson Rewards room redemptions (stay by 31st March).  Article.

Thursday 21st November

Last chance to get 10% – 50% off British Airways Avios redemptions (travel by 30th April). Article.

Last day to get 50% bonus when purchasing Avios. Article and buy here.

Friday 25th November

Last chance to get triple base points on luxury Accor hotels bookings. Article.

Saturday 30th November

Last day to get 3,000 bonus points per InterContinental stay. Article.

Last chance to win 50,000 Avios with Avis and Aer Lingus. Article.

Last day to earn 6,000 SAS EuroBonus points with an Avis booking (complete by 30th March).  Article.

Last chance to get double Avios with any hotel booking via Kaligo (stay by 30th June).  Article.

Sunday 1st December

Last day to get up to 40% off Priority Pass membership.  Article and buy here.

Comments (20)

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  • TripRep says:

    IIRC there’s currently also another 100% bonus for buying Hilton Honors points atm?

    • BJ says:

      Yes, plus the winter weekend sale is coming up on 19th so anybody might want to delay a few days before booking. Trouble is, based on past experience booking now, or last week, might be cheaper than the sale. I did note some really good rates on the two most recent sales from both Hilton and IHG

  • Andrea says:

    OT, can I change departure point on a 241 return leg after the outbound is completed ?

    I have DXB to LHR return in August which I did open jaw since I couldn’t find anything from SEZ. Still long way to go but if the SEZ leg open then can I pay £35 change fee and move my flight from DXB to SEZ ?

    Any tip and advice will be much appreciated.

    • Dwadda says:

      You should be able to because the 241 requires you to use full avios which allows you to change the route (can’t do this if you chose to use less avios and more cash).

    • TripRep says:

      Phone BA Exec club to ask about the T&C’s, I would have thought it should be possible if there’s availablity to book.

    • Louie says:

      Not in they are in different zones.

      • Louie says:

        That should say IF not IN.

      • Will says:

        I had some success in changing zones (to a lesser zone) but no avios refund and it was due to a possible typhoon so not sure if that gave me some goodwill.

  • Dwadda says:

    OT. Accor Live Limitless starts next year. One needs 26000 status points to achieve Diamond. Although the programme doesn’t exist yet, Will I get diamond status if I get 26000 points this year? I ask because I currently have 22500 points and can get to 26000 depending on the hotel I stay at next week.

  • Matt says:

    OT – paying Brighton with curve. Using IHG card will this be limited to £100/day? If so, is the £100 limit in addition to a £100 I might use with nutmeg, ii, revolut etc, or is out a one shot per day rule? Thanks for advice.

    • TGLoyalty says:

      Cash like transactions are limited to £300 per day and £700 per week (rolling 7 days)

      All cash like transactions are treated within those limits.

    • Harry T says:

      I wish I could pay Brighton with Curve but Virgin decided to give me a hilariously low credit limit after initially rejecting me. You also apparently can’t get a credit limit increase from Virgin before holding the card for six months – they don’t inform you of this fact unless you ask for a credit limit increase before the six months are up and they send you a rejection letter!

      • Doug M says:

        I’ve found both Virgin and Creation for IHG cards to be quite odd in their behaviour over credit limit.

        • Harry T says:

          What did Creation do? I’m thinking of getting the IHG card next year.

          • Genghis says:

            Decreased mine and wife’s limits by 20% recently as didn’t go even close to old limit.

          • Doug M says:

            Amounts from memory, but broadly correct. Got the free card and a limit of £17K, waited a bit and got the paid card with a limit of £3K. Asked to cancel the free card but to have £12K of the limit shifted to paid card, they increase paid card limit by £1K. So initially I was good for £20K, but then only £4K. Whole process seemed a bit random.

          • Lady London says:

            Sounds like they are only allowed to lend a certain amount basée on capital ratios, and clearly worried about their performance on that, if they are reducing credit limits on good accounts just because they are unused.

  • Mark Z says:

    If any O2 mobile phone subscribers are thinking of registering their upcoming flights for the O2 Priority SmartDelay offer, then it looks like 30th November 2019 will be the last day on which to do it, according to the latest Ts & Cs. However, I think that the Ts & Cs imply – somewhat cryptically – that the flights can be taken up to the end of January 2020.

  • b says:

    OT – I have an Amex Platinum. Can I add myself as a supplementary card holder? Sometimes I am in a situation where it won’t be appropriate to pull out a platinum card so I am consider getting myself a supplementary green card.

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