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Important dates for your diary – offers about to close which you shouldn’t miss (Mar 2020)

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Here is the latest edition of our fortnightly feature which summarises offers that are ending soon. It pulls together the different deals mentioned on our Avios Promos, Hotel Promos, Credit Cards and regular article pages.

You don’t need to be worried about missing a good deal – we’ve got you covered.

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Unsurprisingly, there is very little happening in the next few months. Virgin Atlantic is running its Miles Booster promotion which can be a good way to buy miles very cheaply, whilst both Virgin Atlantic and British Airways are currently offering sales.

Deals closing soon:

Sunday 8th March

Last chance to get a 40% bonus with Virgin Atlantic Miles Booster. Article.

Sunday 15th March

Last chance to book in IHG‘s ‘4th night free’ promotion. Article.

Virgin Atlantic / Air China partnership ends.  Article.

Monday 16th March

Get up to £70 off flight bookings with Virgin Atlantic. Article.

Last day to book to be covered by the current British Airways flight change waiver.  Article.

Tuesday 17th March

Last day to book flights in the British Airways Luxury Sale. Article.

Friday 20th March

Last day to book discounted Virgin Flying Club redemptions to Washington and Boston.  Article.

Wednesday 25th March

Last chance to get 50% bonus when buying Marriott Bonvoy points. Article.

Friday 27th March

Last day to get £80 Amex cashback on a Qatar Airways flight booking.  Article.

Last day to apply for free domestic flights in Japan with JAL. Article.

Monday 30th March

Last day to get triple Aspire Rewards points at Edinburgh or Manchester. Article.

Tuesday 31st March

Last day to get 6,000 Avios with Tesco Pet Insurance.  Article.

FIRST DAY to redeem Avios on Royal Air Maroc.  Article.

Last day to get an enhanced 20,000 points sign up bonus on the free IHG credit card. Article.

Last day to get 700 bonus Avios on an Avis car rental booked via Aer Lingus. Article.

Last day to register for World of Hyatt Spring promotion (stay by 15th May). Article.

Last day to get 10% off Official Gatwick Parking. Article.

Last day to earn 150,000 bonus Radisson Rewards points in the Spring promo.  Article.

Last day to convert Best Western, Choice and Hilton points to American AirlinesArticle.

Last chance to enter the Heathrow Rewards ‘Green Points’ competition to win 5000 points! Article.

Last day to book to be covered by the Virgin Atlantic flight change waiver.  Article.

Comments (55)

  • The Original Nick says:

    O;T, Are there any frequent Eurostar travellers here that can advise me on how much time I’ll need at St Pancras station? Have a standard seat booked for departing 08:55 on a Saturday morning in May. What time should I get to the station?

    • Lady London says:

      If on pleb ticket allow lots of time. If on higher level ticket than pleb you have separate gates and IME not really a queue.

      Queues can go rapidly to huge as everyone turns up about 10min ahead of the min checkin some days.

      If you allow time and it’s ridiculously early when you get there, there’s a very reasonable assortment of cafes in the station “landside” at St Pancras.

      As a rule of thumb I turn up 2 hours before – but technically it’s not necessary.
      Sometimes it suits them to offer you to go on a train earlier if it’s there – ask nicely..
      Take your Amex Plat for the Eurostar lounge if you’ve got one apparently it’s nice at both ends PAR/LON (see Rob reviews).

      I thiiiink Bahncard 1st Class also gets you into the Eurostar lounge – it did in BRU when I was there a while back.

      • The Original Nick says:

        Thanks LL. I won’t forget my Amex Plat.

        • tom1 says:

          If you only have a standard ticket, they don’t let you through security until *I think* 45 minutes before the train, so you can’t even get to the lounge. Once I got through security and used the lounge, I wasn’t overly impressed anyway.

      • Genghis says:

        Even SP no fast track.

  • Russ 😷 says:

    Just a heads up, hired a car from sixt yesterday and receptionist said bookings were down 30%. They currently have a 30% off promotion. Also had a free upgrade from cheapest run-around to BMW.

  • Nic says:

    OT — Aena Fast Track Security

    Aena (Spain’s airport serivces vendor) sells lounge access and priority security — handy for those few on here who don’t have status and cards etc.

    Until recently, when buying Fast Track security for BCN, your pass would be valid for 30 days from date of purchase. They seems to have recently changed it to 7days. One to keep an eye on to make sure you don’t get caught out.