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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.

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 […]

Bits: BA schedules its final Boeing 767 flights, Aer Club / SuperValu transfer bonus, new Amex transfer partner

News in brief: British Airways schedules its final Boeing 767 services Airlineroute reports that, subject to any further extensions, the final Boeing 767 (the two aisle short/mid-haul aircraft) will leave the British Airways fleet on 25th November when it returns from Larnaca. From the start […]

Bits: £1500 Qatar business class Gatwick to Hong Kong, Virgin Atlantic flash sale from 9am, new Aer Lingus routes

News in brief: £1500 return Business Class flights to Hong Kong from Gatwick on Qatar Airways Qatar Airways has loaded a £1500 return fare from London Gatwick to Hong Kong, in Business Class. This flight will earn you 560 British Airways tier points (4 legs […]

Bits: 25% bonus on HSBC Premier to Avios transfers, new Heathrow Rewards sign-up bonus, 40% bonus buying Hyatt points

News in brief: 25% bonus when you transfer HSBC Premier credit card points to Avios HSBC Premier has launched a (targeted?) 25% bonus on points transfers to Avios. This is a little surprising, since in October 2016 they said that they were ending their annual 50% […]

British Airways launches an August-only US Business sale from Dublin

British Airways has launched a range of attractive Club World business class fares out of Dublin, exclusively for travel in August.  Only the US seems to be included. Here are some examples: Dublin to New York JFK – €1,337 return  Dublin to San Francisco – €1,629 […]

Save 20% on almost all hotels, everywhere via an Aer Lingus AerClub promo!

AerClub is the Avios-based reward scheme for Aer Lingus, BA’s sister airline.  The ability to pay for hotels (and car hire and experiences, but we’re focusing on hotels here) has just been introduced to AerClub. AerClub has been running an interesting offer.  You can save […]

Bits: redeem your Groupon Ireland vouchers today, BA suspends Oakland and Fuerteventura, Gulf Air sale

News in brief: Redeem your Groupon Ireland vouchers from today A quick reminder that if you bought any cheap Avios through the recent Groupon Ireland promotion, you can redeem your voucher from today at aviosvouchers.com. In theory you can only credit these to an Aer […]

Part 2: Will the A330-200 encourage Virgin to abandon the Upper Class herringbone seat?

This is part two of my review of Upper Class on Virgin Atlantic’s A330-200 fleet.  Part 1 is here.  These aircraft were inherited from airberlin to replace Virgin’s faulty Boeing 787-9 fleet and are about to receive a refurbishment. In this part, I want to consider […]

…. and here’s the Aer Lingus peak and off peak Avios calendar for 2019

In our other article today we published the Iberia and British Airways peak and off peak calendars for 2019 which are very useful when planning reward flights, especially during school holidays. Since 2017 Aer Lingus also has its own peak and off peak calendar. Three periods […]

ENDS TONIGHT: Buy up to 84,000 cheap Avios, from 0.7p, via Groupon – but this time via Ireland

It’s back! You can buy cheap Avios points – from 0.71p – simply by heading over to Groupon. The link for the deal is here. This time there is a fundamental change to the offer, and it is for the better.  It is being run […]

Bits: using Aer Lingus lounges with BA status, BA announces new Marrakech route, Tesco Direct closes

News in brief: Using Aer Lingus lounges with British Airways status A reader asked me about this topic a couple of days ago, so I thought I would quickly run through the longe access rules for Aer Lingus if you have British Airways status, just […]

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