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New Malaysia Airlines flight sale now on

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Malaysia Airlines is currently offering sale fares for travel until 31st January 2021.

Malaysia Airlines flies a new A350 between London and Kuala Lumpur.  Rhys reviewed their Business Suite (formerly First Class) offering last year as well as their Business Class (review). The Malaysia Airlines business and first class lounges in Heathrow Terminal 4 (review) are also very good.

The headline fares are £2,200+ return to Bali, Bangkok, Hanoi, Jakarta, Ho Chi Minh City and most of Malaysia in business class.  Fares start at £2,800+ in Business Suite.

Malaysia Airlines sale

Remember that you earn Avios and British Airways Executive Club tier points when you fly with Malaysia Airlines as both are members of the oneworld alliance.

Whilst flying to Asia might not be your top priority right now, you can also use Malaysia Airlines to other destinations in the region including Australia.

You must book by March 2nd. You can see more on the Malaysia Airlines website here.


how to earn avios from credit cards

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (June 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:

British Airways American Express card

British Airways American Express

5,000 Avios for signing up, no annual fee and a companion voucher for spending £20,000 Read our full review

BA Premium Plus American Express card BAPP

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

25,000 Avios and the UK’s most valuable credit card perk – the 2-4-1 companion voucher Read our full review

You can also get generous sign-up bonuses by applying for American Express cards which earn Membership Rewards points, such as:

Nectar American Express

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold

Your best beginner’s card – 20,000 points, FREE for a year & two airport lounge passes Read our full review

American Express Platinum card Amex

The Platinum Card from American Express

30,000 points and an unbeatable set of travel benefits – for a fee Read our full review

We also recommend Capital On Tap for limited companies. You earn 1 Avios per £1 which is impressive for a Visa card:

Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa

The most generous Avios Visa or Mastercard for a limited company Read our full review

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.)

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