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The latest travel and aviation news:
Heathrow staff have announced December strikes over a pay dispute.
This week British Airways launched a promotion offering a 10% discount on bookings for Monzo or Monese cardholders, although you can pay with any card!
The Virgin Red app has officially launched and will be the new central hub to earn and redeem Virgin Points, including at Greggs! If you leave near Manchester, you can also redeem for the Virgin Red suite at the AO Arena.
Latest travel corridors update:
American Express news:
British Airways news:
The Marriott Amex Platinum £400 cashback offer has been extended again until the end of 2020.
A new IHG Rewards Club redemption option has opened in New York: the voco The Franklin on the Upper East Side.
Plus an overview of the Scandic Friends loyalty programme for hotels in Scandinavia.
Other interesting bits:
Heathrow is scrapping the Heathrow Free Travel Zone which means buses will no longer be free.
You will soon be able to earn full Avios and BA tier points on Aer Lingus flights to the US as it joints the AA/BA joint venture.
Our article looks at what you should do if you have large quantities of Tesco Clubcard points sitting around, whilst this article looks at what to do if you have small quantities of points in various schemes.
You can no longer apply for the Lufthansa Miles & More payment card – could this mean something new is coming?
Offers you missed:
You missed a flash sale of discounted Melia points on Amazon this week!