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Bits: See England v Ireland with Marriott, £150 Claridges credit, the High Life Shop sale!

News in brief: See England v Ireland with Marriott Bonvoy Marriott Bonvoy is offering tickets to the England v Ireland Six Nations rugby match on 23rd February. There are two options.  The first offers: You and a guest can attend the at the Six Nations […]

You can redeem Avios on Royal Air Maroc from 31st March – but where can you go?

It was announced back in 2018 that Royal Air Maroc would be joining the oneworld airline alliance at some point in 2020. French aviation site Air Journal reports – in what seems to be a reliable story – that oneworld and the airline have agreed […]

Bits: £100 off BA packages, 10% off Virgin Atlantic packages, 2500 bonus points in Radisson’s sale

News in brief: Save up to £100 on British Airways Holidays Until Tuesday 7th January, BA Holidays is offering up to an extra £100 off ‘flight & hotel’ or ‘flight & car’ bookings. The extra discount is staggered: £100 off a £2,500+ booking £50 off […]

What will we see from British Airways and Virgin Atlantic in 2020?

NOTE: Before I go into this article, and as there is no ‘Bits’ article today, I wanted to flag this fundraising page which has been set up in support of the three British Airways cabin crew who were killed, and the one who was seriously […]

Seven Avios secrets you probably don’t know

This isn’t our usual style of article, but I ran a version of it between Christmas and New Year last year and it went down well.  I thought I’d give it another outing whilst the news flow is thin.  If you are at work today […]

Bits: Look at BA’s first Boeing 787-10, last chance for bonuses buying Hyatt and IHG points

News in brief: First images of the British Airways Boeing 787-10 British Airways is due to receive its first Boeing 787-10 next month, to add to its existing 787-8 and 787-9 fleet.  These aircraft are being delivered with the new Club Suite seat in Business […]

REMINDER: Up to 10,000 Avios with your household, business or landlord insurance

One of the better Avios earning offers we have promoted in the past is for Alan Boswell Group personal, business and landlord insurance. They were a long-standing partner until last year, when the Avios Travel Rewards program was shut down. It has taken Alan […]

Bits: Last day for 30% off Marriott points, BA launches Glasgow-Palma (160 tier points), BTN’s Christmas quiz

News in brief: Last day to save 30% when you buy Marriott Bonvoy points Marriott Bonvoy has been running another discount when you buy points.  This deal is as generous as they ever get.  Today (Sunday) is your last day to take part. Via this […]

Four special Avios offers for Executive Club members in the BA sale – worth it?

We published an article yesterday featuring our pick of the Club World deals in the new British Airways Winter sale, which is now live. There are four Avios-based special offers running alongside the sale.  As always with such deals, you shouldn’t necessarily assume that they […]

What deals are worth a look in the British Airways Winter sale?

British Airways has just launched its ‘January’ sale. This is the big sale event in the BA calendar and you can usually find some good fares. The best way to see what is available is via the ‘low fare finder’ page on the British Airways […]

British Airways launches San Sebastián from London City, now bookable on Avios

Slightly closer to home after the big news that British Airways is launching Portland, Oregon is the announcement that BA is also launching San Sebastián next year. The flights are set to take place over the peak summer season from July to September, twice weekly. […]

Why are some Avios redemptions now cheaper on than

We have written numerous articles in the last few months about the new trial of ‘£1 taxes and charges’ short-haul Avios redemptions. In theory, this was a simple idea.  As well as offering you (for example) 9,000 Avios + £35 taxes and charges between London […]

British Airways launches Portland, Oregon (with lots of Avios availability!)

The rumours we had heard floating around this week were true.  British Airways has just announced that it is launching direct flights to Portland, Oregon in 2020. The service will start on 1st June 2020, and is set to operate all year round. Here is […]

Bits: BA signs JV with China Southern, earn Avios with the Hackett sale, Mandarin Oriental takes over Emirates Palace

News in brief: British Airways signs Joint Business Agreement with China Southern British Airways has announced a new Joint Business Agreement with China Southern. As we covered a year ago, China Southern has resigned from the SkyTeam airline alliance.  This had been expected ever since […]

Bits: Virgin sale, BA pilots accept pay deal, earning Marriott points from meals without staying, Clan Loganair change

News in brief: Virgin Atlantic launching its Winter sale today Virgin Atlantic was due to launch its Winter sale at midnight last night. I don’t know what the deals are going to look like, but the landing page should be here.  We’ll do an article […]

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