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JetBlue tailfin

The latest travel and aviation news:

Tickets for JetBlue’s long awaited London-New York flights are finally on sale. Snag yourself a fantastic deal with Mint business class return from £956!

Planning on some DIY projects this summer? B&Q will now take American Express cards as the list of major retailers that refuse the card gets smaller and smaller.

Pop a note in your diary: BA flights for the 2022 mega 4 day June Bank Holiday will soon be bookable.

Credit card news:

Amex Shop Small is back in June with a slightly different promotion to usual.

Why the £120 Deliveroo credit makes Amex Gold your best first miles and points credit card.

British Airways news:

Solo traveller? Barclays Avios Rewards may be more lucrative for you than other card and banking options thanks to its Upgrade Voucher.

Has British Airways thrown former CEO Alex Crus under the bus?

British Airways launches sleep pods in the Galleries First lounge, to replace the Elemis Spa.

Tempted to book Avios experiences? British Airways may overcharge you 24%. Here’s how to get a better deal.

Hotel news:

IHG extends points expiry and card vouchers, plus a new IHG offer on American Express cards.

Get an excellent £89 hotel deal at London’s Hotel Indigo Kensington – plus a bottle of bubbly.

Is Accor Live Limitless the best hotel loyalty scheme? We review the program.

Bicester Village

Other interesting bits:

Get £6 of free Uber credit.

Beware of Qured tests – reports from multiple readers suggest they are not coping well with the surge in demand.

The Bicester Village Private Sale enters the final stretch, with triple Avios, 30% off and a £50 Amex statement credit all on offer.

Which Aspire airport lounges are re-opening?

Offers you missed:

This week was your last chance to apply to the Capital on Tap Business Rewards card and earn the highest-ever bonus we have seen on the card, worth 29,900 Avios.

The Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi was wide open for Hilton Honors points bookings between February and May 2022 this week – although it is now virtually booked up.

Comments (2)

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  • Paul says:

    The article mentions Visa and MasterCard but I don’t think there is a single Visa product out there with travel benefits.

    • Rob says:

      True, but I lump together because people would ask about Visa if I didn’t.

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