Aer Lingus and AerClub

AerClub is the new frequent flyer programme for Aer Lingus, launched in 2016. As a member of the oneworld alliance, you can use your British Airways Avios points for Aer Lingus flights. Because Aer Lingus does not add fuel surcharges, these flights are exceptionally good value.

 

Our main article explaining how to use your Avios points on Aer Lingus is here. Our introductory article on AerClub is here.

Bits: 1700 Avios with an Avis car rental, InterCon Ambassador benefits, Aer Lingus A321LR launch info

News in brief: Get 1,700 Avios with an Avis car rental Iberia has launched a special car rental deal with Avis.  This will get you 1,700 Avios on rentals up to 30th April, which in most cases is more generous than the ‘3 Avios per […]

What I learned at oneworld’s 20th birthday event – BA A380 interest, Aer Lingus and oneworld, new lounges, Qatar leaving?, China Southern joining?

oneworld held a major media event in London on Friday morning to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the airline alliance.  All 13 CEO’s were meant to attend and most of them did make it, including the heads of BA, American Airlines, Qatar Airways, Qantas (got […]

Bits: new Aer Lingus A321LR seat revealed, BA’s 100th birthday ad launches, CP Five Lakes leaving

News in brief: New Aer Lingus A321LR seat revealed Australian Business Traveller, of all people, has got exclusive images of the business class seat that Aer Lingus is using on its new A321LR fleet. Aer Lingus has 14 of these aircraft on order.  Whilst they […]

Bits: Avios Irish credit card, use a VIP terminal with a Priority Pass!, 30% off Millennium Hotels in London, Thistle / Guoman / Amba sale

News in brief: The Bank of Ireland Avios-earning credit card is now available Last weekend we did a long article on the new Bank of Ireland Aer Credit Card, earning Avios in Aer Lingus AerClub. My review of the Aer Credit Card is here. You […]

EXCLUSIVE: Bank of Ireland to launch an Avios credit card – but is it worth the fee?

This is our preview of the “so new it’s not even launched yet” Aer Credit Card, offered by Bank of Ireland and earning Avios in Aer Lingus AerClub. The rewards credit card market in Ireland is pretty thin, not helped by a €30 annual tax […]

Aer Lingus launches its new logo and aircraft livery

With the first of 14 A321LR aircraft due for arrival very soon – which will see the launch of US flights using single-aisle planes – Aer Lingus has announced its new first brand refresh for over 20 years. And this is it: If you’re thinking “this […]

Avios Ireland: 50% bonus Avios in AerClub with SuperValu

As a reminder, our coverage of Avios Ireland (AerClub) is exclusively on the Head for Points website.  You will not receive these articles via our daily emails unless it is a deal which UK residents can take part in. Whilst Tesco has a major presence […]

Do you get BA lounge access flying BA codeshares on Vueling, Aer Lingus, Flybe or airBaltic?

British Airways lounge access policies are, on the face of it, straightforward.  You get access if you are flying in Business or First Class or have a Silver or Gold card or equivalent oneworld status. The devil is in the detail.  Can you get lounge […]

How to use ‘Part Pay With Avios’ for flights on BA, Iberia, Vueling, Flybe and Aer Lingus

‘Part Pay With Avios’ has, apparently, been very successful since it was launched.  It allows you to redeem your points for a discount against a cash ticket, although in most cases you are not allowed to pay the entire price with points. (I’m not sure […]

Bits: Aer Lingus applies to join the BA/AA/IB US JV, No 1 Lounge changes at Edinburgh, IHG’s OpenTable restaurant deal

News in brief: Aer Lingus applies to join the transatlantic joint venture Aer Lingus submitted its legal application this week for anti-trust immunity to allow it to join the transatlantic joint venture led by IAG. At present, British Airways, American Airlines, Iberia and Finnair operate […]

Bits: Aer Lingus / Supervalu NYC competition, My Lounge Gatwick South access, 2000 Virgin miles with Sixt

News in brief: AerClub / Supervalu promotion Aer Lingus AerClub has launched a new promotion with the SuperValu supermarket chain. If you convert your SuperValu Money Back vouchers or Real Rewards points into Avios by 31st December 2018, you will be entered into a draw […]

Aer Lingus to launch FULLY FLAT business class seats on European routes!

No, it’s not April 1st.  Aer Lingus has announced plans to bring back Business Class on some of its key short-haul routes.  And it will be doing it with FULLY FLAT seats. And here’s the thing – this is actually a remarkably sensible thing to […]

STILL RUNNING: Get 18,000 Avios for £142 – but with a catch

It is a good few months since I last talked about this deal so – as it is still running until 31st December – I thought I would look at it again today for the benefit of new readers. AerClub, the new Aer Lingus Avios-based frequent […]

Bits: Aer Lingus launching two new long-haul routes (bookable on Avios), free Luxury Travel Fair tickets

News in brief: Aer Lingus announces two new long-haul routes Aer Lingus has announced two new routes to North America. It will fly direct from Dublin to Montreal and Minneapolis–Saint Paul from Summer 2019. Full details are on the Aer Lingus website here. Montreal is due […]

Bits: AerClub Avios from United arrive after 18 months!, Norwegian drops UK to Singapore, Accor / Economist deal

News in brief: AerClub Avios from United Airlines finally posting! Last week I wrote an article on how you can earn Avios when flying with United Airlines, even though United is a member of Star Alliance. This is because United has a partnership with Aer […]

Bits: Aer Lingus launches London City (and goodbye CityJet), Hilton sale ending, £20 off Amazon Prime

News in brief: Aer Lingus moves into London City Airport In a surprise move, Aer Lingus has announced that it is launching a Dublin service from London City. Even more surprising is how they are doing it.  Aer Lingus is taking over the six daily […]

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