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Have we been taken for a ride by the new Monarch Airlines? One of the people above claims to be the Chairman of the new Monarch Airlines. The other is (definitely) a US politician from Montana. We investigate.
This week’s top travel news stories:
British Airways and Avios news:
Rob reviews the JW Marriott Venice Resort, on his fifth visit …. and he still doesn’t fully love it. Image above.
Virgin Redemption University
Our final article in our guide to redeeming Virgin Points: How to get cheaper redemptions with the Virgin Atlantic credit card vouchers
Hilton’s Canopy opens in Cannes, image above
We launch a new series looking at what your hotel points are worth:
Other interesting articles:
That’s all, folks
See you next Saturday.
Rob, Rhys and Sinead @ Head for Points