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The latest travel and aviation news:
(We’d just like to pause here to give you time to take this in. These are the biggest card sign-up bonuses EVER SEEN in the UK. In fact, there had never been a bonus over 50,000 miles before this week, and now Amex has doubled the record in one go. If you only take up one mileage promotion in 2021, make it this one.)
Credit card news:
A full review of the Amex Business Platinum card is here, taking into account the new 100,000 point sign-up offer.
An in-depth look a the UK Centurion card reveals what benefits this invite-only card bestows.
We take a look at the best credit card for foreign spend when someone else is paying!
British Airways news:
IAG released its 2020 financial results – and the good news is it is sitting on a decent pile of cash and has reduced its cash burn.
BA Holidays has launched a number of European summer holiday offers.
Has the refurbishment of BA’s A380s been signed off?
British Airways has deferred £450 million in pension plan payments.
Which BA economy tickets can be upgraded with Avios?
Hilton is offering a ‘3rd night free’ offer on select luxury brands in Europe.
A £99 deal for a night at the Hard Rock hotel in London is still live and proved hugely popular with readers – you can book for dates into early 2022.
Accor is still expiring points despite the pandemic – here’s what you can do.
Other interesting bits:
You can redeem Nectar points for M&S vouchers if you know the secret route.
You can win 1 million Virgin Points with Virgin Red.
Deals you missed out on:
British Airways added a new Maldives service with lots of Avios availability – but it disappeared quickly after we wrote about it.