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The latest travel and aviation news:

Priority Pass suffers another blow as Plaza Premium drops the lounge access program. American Express Platinum cardholders remain unaffected…

A number of American Express cashback offers including Harrods, Uber Eats and more have arrived.

Credit card news:

Plot twist: the free British Airways Amex card is now the best cashback card in Britain if you run the maths.

We also compare the two Amex Platinum Cashback cards.

Amex Shop Small is coming in June, but with a tweaked format. We have the exclusive.

Here’s how to get bonus Membership Rewards points at Sainsbury’s.

American Express has boosted its referral bonuses for a limited time.

(This is an exceptional deal – you get, if referred by a friend:

  • 50,000 Membership Rewards points for applying for The Platinum Card
  • 32,000 Membership Rewards on Amex Preferred Rewards Gold (free for a year)
  • 30,000 Avios on British Airways Premium Plus
  • 9,000 Avios on the free British Airways Amex

If you need someone to refer you, email [email protected] and we will send you an application link.)

The Lloyds Avios Rewards Mastercard is finally closing – which Virgin Atlantic card should replace it?

What benefits come with the Amazon Business American Express cards?

Tesco launches Clubcard Pay, a new pre-paid rewards debit card that lets you earn points. Is it a good way of earning Virgin Points?

British Airways news:

The British Airways sale continues with a look at the cheapest 160 tier-point earning routes. You can also get an extra £300 off.

Get up to 12,500 Avios with a subscription to The Spectator….

Hotel news:

Get 1 year of Leading Hotels of the World ‘Leaders Club’ membership for free – saving $175!

Get a free hotel reward night when you join InterContinental Ambassador, whilst the IHG Rewards pricing saga continues with what appears to be a pricing reversal….

Other interesting bits:

You’ll be able to fly to Nice with Virgin Points as Air France launches new routes this summer.

You can book a “dope” Virgin Voyages cruise with your Virgin Points!

JetBlue economy will be a serious challenger to British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and the US airlines when it launches this summer.

Here’s how to use Emirates Skywards miles on Qantas, Japan Airlines, easyJet and other partners.

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