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Emirates and Emirates Skywards

Emirates Skywards is the frequent flyer program for Emirates. There are three tiers: Blue, Silver, Gold and Platinum.

The Emirates website is here if you want to find out more.  If you need to top up your account, the link to purchase Skywards miles is here.

Emirates Skywards does not have its own UK credit card but you can transfer points earned from American Express Platinum (high fee, high bonus), American Express Preferred Rewards Gold (free for a year, good bonus) and Amex Rewards Credit Card (no fee, small bonus!).

The wheels on the First Class bus go round and round ….

Here is something else I picked up from our Dubai holiday via Gulf News. British Airways has historically had a bad reputation for bussing passengers from the plane to the airport. Things have .....

Here is something else I picked up from our Dubai holiday via Gulf News. British Airways has historically had .....

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Emirates to offer redemptions on easyJet … honestly

There is no doubt that Emirates offers a fantastic in-flight service.  The First Class flight I took in one of their Airbus A380 First Class Suites three years ago is still my best … flight .....

There is no doubt that Emirates offers a fantastic in-flight service.  The First Class flight I took in .....

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Finally, the British Airways version of Hilton’s Q4 promotions

I have written a few posts in recent weeks about specific airline promotions running with Hilton. The Virgin Atlantic promotion I covered here is probably the most generous.  Other versions include: .....

I have written a few posts in recent weeks about specific airline promotions running with Hilton. The Virgin .....

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More variants of the Hilton Q4 promotion have appeared

A couple of days ago I wrote here about the generous Hilton HHonors promotion with Virgin Atlantic running over the next three months. Hilton has now released new versions of this promotion covering .....

A couple of days ago I wrote here about the generous Hilton HHonors promotion with Virgin Atlantic running .....

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A new route to the Maldives with Star Alliance miles

Whilst the Maldives is a very popular high-end holiday destination, it has always been a tricky one to score with airline miles. A lot of people were delighted when British Airways began flying the .....

Whilst the Maldives is a very popular high-end holiday destination, it has always been a tricky one to score .....

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