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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.

Win 50,000 Avios with Avis and Aer Lingus (enter in two minutes, no rental required!)

Avis and Aer Lingus AerClub have launched a competition to win one of five prizes of 50,000 Avios. The good news is that there is virtually no effort required to enter as long as you are already an Aer Lingus AerClub member. (If not, you can […]

All you need to know about earning Avios in Aer Lingus AerClub – including from flying United!

It is now almost three years since Aer Lingus AerClub was launched.  We don’t cover it much on Head for Points but – as you can earn Avios in AerClub which can be moved across to British Airways Executive Club via ‘Combine My Avios’ – […]

How to maximise your Avios when flying BA’s partner airlines – by crediting to Iberia Plus!

It seems strange, but British Airways Executive Club and Iberia Plus do not have the same earning rates for oneworld partner flights.  This means that, in some cases, it is preferable to credit a cash flight on a some airlines, in some classes, to Iberia […]

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 […]

Earn an underwhelming double Avios on flights to Dublin!

Aer Lingus is running a special offer on the Dublin route. It is, unfortunately, underwhelming.  You receive double Avios on all Aer Lingus flights between London Gatwick and Dublin between 25th July and 31st August.  No other departure points are included. Even worse, existing bookings […]

Big IAG aircraft orders: 200 Boeing 737 MAX and (more interestingly) 14 Airbus A321LR

This week is the Paris Air Show, which is traditionally the place where Airbus and Boeing like to announce big new aircraft orders. First up was the surprise ‘order’ (which it isn’t) by IAG for 200 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. The genesis of this order, […]

Aer Lingus flat beds bookable between London and Dublin!

Aer Lingus is soon to receive the first of its Airbus A321neo LR aircraft.  Whilst these are single-aisle planes which look identical to a standard short haul aircraft, they have the engine and fuel capacity to fly to the East Coast of Canada and the […]

Get 1,000 bonus Avios with Avis car rentals

Aer Lingus AerClub is offering 1,000 bonus Avios when you book a 2+ day Avis car rental. You must book by 30th June for collection by 12th July.  The deal is valid in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, USA and Canada. This is on […]

Aer Lingus introducing AerSpace business class on UK and European routes

After more than a decade without business class on its short-haul aircraft, Aer Lingus has decided to introduce AerSpace, a halfway house between what you get from British Airways Euro Traveller and Club Europe.  It will be available from 1st September 2019. Don’t confuse AerSpace […]

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 […]

How to save tax on US redemptions with Aer Lingus – Avios Redemption University – Lesson 12

The “Avios Redemption University” series is a good starting point for beginners, although I hope everyone will learn something from it.  Click here to see the other “Avios Redemption University” articles. This article explains how to redeem your Avios points on Aer Lingus. One of the […]

Where can I fly with Avios from the UK regions? – Avios Redemption University – Lesson 10

The “Avios Redemption University” series is a good starting point for beginners, although I hope everyone will learn something from it.  Click here to see the other “Avios Redemption University” articles. What flights can you book with Avios if you live in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham […]

‘Part Pay With Avios’ rolled out to Aer Lingus

Last week I ran a long ‘Avios Redemption University’ article how ‘Part Pay With Avios’ works. I said that Aer Lingus did not have this feature, although you could use it if the Aer Lingus flight you wanted was on ba.com as a BA codeshare.  […]

How to use ‘Part Pay With Avios’ on BA, Iberia, Vueling and Aer Lingus – Avios Redemption University – Lesson 9

The “Avios Redemption University” series is a good starting point for beginners, although I hope everyone will learn something from it.  Click here to see the other “Avios Redemption University” articles. This article looks at how you use ‘Part Pay With Avios’. ‘Part Pay With Avios’ […]

A Beginners Guide to Redeeming Avios – Avios Redemption University – Lesson 1

The “Avios Redemption University” series is a good starting point for beginners, although I hope everyone will learn something from it.  Click here to see the other “Avios Redemption University” articles. Do you want to know how to spend your Avios wisely? Starting today, we are […]

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