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Bits: LAST CALL for Amazon / Amex Gold £15 discount, Blacklane adds Krisflyer (and get 10% off), Amex / Red Carnation deal

News in brief: £15 Amazon discount code for Amex Gold and Platinum ending soon For the last 18 months, Amazon has been offering an exclusive £15 discount code for Amex Gold, Green and Platinum charge card and Amex Rewards credit card holders when they spend £25 […]

Why Marriott Rewards may now be your best bet for high-end New York redemptions

I try to find an excuse to head over to New York once a year.  This year I decided that it was time we reviewed the well-regarded American Airlines Boeing 77W business class seat.  This is the product that finally confirmed that the US carriers […]

Why 2 people + 2 Starwood Amex cards = 25,000 Avios or other miles

Long term readers may recognise that I ran a version of this article last year.   The reason I have updated it today is that there is no guarantee that the Starwood Amex will continue beyond the end of 2018 when the Marriott Rewards and SPG […]

Bits: claim your Hilton Diamond extension, last day for the Hilton sale, Yotel’s non-loyalty scheme

News in brief: Nine days left to claim your Hilton Honors Diamond extension One of the new features brought in by Hilton Honors recently is the ability for Diamond members to extend their membership if they have had a slow travel year. If you dropped […]

What will a fraudster pay for your Avios log-in details on the dark web?

The other day I came across the Dark Web Market Price Index.  This is a monthly updated list showing what people are paying on the ‘dark web’ (Dream, Point and Wall Street Market, all of which require the Tor browser) for your log-in details to […]

Bits: BA CityFlyer food, Charles Tyrwhitt / Avios discount, if you liked the Radio 4 documentary

News in brief: BA CityFlyer food continues to excel I have mentioned the good London City food before but after a pleasant flight on a recent Friday I thought I would flag it again. I flew back from Berlin into London City on BA CityFlyer. […]

Important dates for your diary – offers about to close which you shouldn’t miss

Here is the latest edition of our fortnightly feature which summarises offers that are ending soon. It pulls together the different deals mentioned on our Avios Promos, Hotel Promos, Credit Cards and regular article pages. The Hilton Sale with discounts of up to 35% finishes on Monday. […]

My review of the excellent Berlin Marriott, using my new free Marriott Gold status

This is my review of the Berlin Marriott hotel and my experience there as a new Marriott Rewards Gold member. The hotel website is here. It is now 18 months since Marriott allowed you to status match from Starwood Preferred Guest and vice versa.  This followed the […]

Bits: a report from Row 36 on ‘densified’ G-MEDN, reduced fares on Heathrow Connect from May

News in brief: A trip report from Row 36 on G-MEDN The saveeastcoastrewards blog (long story about the name) has published a trip report from the back of the first ‘densified’ British Airways short-haul planes. The interesting points are: the promised USB charging points do […]

REMINDER: Get 10,000 bonus Avios with Kaligo hotel bookings via our exclusive HFP deal

I wanted to remind you today about the generous promotion that Head for Points and hotel booking site, which awards Avios points with every hotel you book, are running this month. It is a simple, straightforward and potentially lucrative one. If you spend over […]

Bits: Book Lapland on Finnair with Avios, Loganair to run flights from Carlisle Airport, £50 off car rental

News in brief: Book flights to Lapland with Finnair Following a successful first season, Finnair is bringing back its direct London to Kittilä flight this winter. Commencing on 16th December 2018 and running every Sunday until 25th March 2019, the route will offer access to […]

Bits: Virgin adds new Jo’burg service, Melia extends Avios earning to BA

News in brief: Virgin Atlantic adds a second daily Johannesburg service Filling the gap left by South African Airways move to drop one of its two daily Jo’burg to Heathrow services from late April, Virgin Atlantic has announced that it is doubling its Johannesburg services […]

Your last chance to win a pair of Heathrow Express Business First return tickets

Heathrow Express has kindly given us five pairs of Business First return tickets, worth £110 per pair, to give away this week. We thought it would be fun to try something new. Instead of doing one competition giving away five pairs we have run five […]

REMINDER: Get exclusive benefits on luxury hotel bookings via Head for Points

I wanted to give our luxury hotel booking service another mention today, in case you are starting to make your holiday plans for the Summer. Since I launched this service a year ago with Emyr Thomas of Bon Vivant, the feedback from Head for Points […]

What are the best credit card deals for March? – plus a news round-up

It is time for our regular round up of what is coming and what is going in the world of UK airline and hotel credit card sign-up deals. To be honest, there is more ‘going’ than ‘coming’ at the moment ….. Our directory of the 14 […]

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