Club Eurostar

In December 2017, Eurostar relaunched its two loyalty schemes - Eurostar Frequent Traveller, aimed at the business traveller, and Eurostar Plus Points, aimed at the leisure market - as Club Eurostar.  Club Eurostar is explained in detail in the articles below.

 

Our articles also show how to redeem for free Eurostar travel using Eurostar points or American Express Membership Rewards points.

 

You receive free entry to Eurostar lounges if you take out the American Express Platinum charge card. Our review of the American Express Platinum card is here.

Earn double or triple Club Eurostar points on all routes

Eurostar has launched a new bonus Club Eurostar points offer which could prove very lucrative. If you book between 21st and 29th February, for travel in March, you will receive: double Club Eurostar points in Standard Class and triple Club Eurostar points in Standard Premier I […]

Earn double Club Eurostar points on Eurostar trains to the Netherlands

The good news for anyone travelling between London and Amsterdam or Rotterdam is that DIRECT Eurostar return trains are about to start running. Eurostar has been running from London TO Amsterdam and Rotterdam for a while now. However, due to on-going work constructing immigration facilities, […]

What are Club Eurostar points worth? We do the maths.

What are Club Eurostar points worth? I have pondered this question – without answering it – in a couple of recent articles, including this one from two weeks ago on which is the best American Express Membership Rewards points redemption. Whenever I write about Club […]

What is the best use of American Express Membership Rewards points?

I have written numerous articles before about using American Express Membership Rewards points and a few pieces on how I value airline miles and hotel points. I have pulled together both of these strands in this updated 2019 article on how to make the best […]

Get double Club Eurostar points on train trips this Autumn!

Club Eurostar launched a double points promotion yesterday as part of its partnership with Le Club AccorHotels. As we covered here, you can transfer Accor points into Club Eurostar, and Club Eurostar points into Le Club AccorHotels.  I don’t recommend it, because you lose value, […]

Club Eurostar makes it harder to qualify for top tier Carte Blanche status

Club Eurostar is announcing a change to its top-tier Carte Blanche status today. From 23rd October, you will need to earn 2,400 points or make 32 return journeys in a membership year to qualify or requalify for Carte Blanche. For comparison, the current figure is […]

A look at Club Eurostar, almost two years in – how is it going?

Club Eurostar, which replaced Eurostar Frequent Traveller and Eurostar Plus Points, is now approaching its second birthday. We don’t give it much coverage on Head for Points, mainly because it doesn’t run many promotions and we are generally news-driven.  It remains a good scheme, however, […]

New Le Club AccorHotels and Club Eurostar points promotion launched

Le Club AccorHotels, the loyalty scheme for Ibis, Novotel, Mercure, Sofitel, Raffles, Fairmont, Pullman etc, has launched a promotion with Club Eurostar. Accor launched its Club Eurostar partnership last year.  It works in both directions: you can earn Club Eurostar points instead of Le Club […]

Eurostar adding a third daily Amsterdam train service

Eurostar has announced that it is launching a 3rd weekday Rotterdam and Amsterdam service on 11th June. It will depart St Pancras at 11.04, arriving in Amsterdam at 16.11.  The early morning service will leave earlier, at 07.16, arriving 12.11, potentially making life easier for […]

What is the best use of American Express Membership Rewards points?

I have written numerous articles before about using American Express Membership Rewards points and a few pieces on how I value airline miles and hotel points. I have pulled together both of these strands in this updated 2018 article on how to make the best […]

Eurostar St Pancras lounge update – how is the new cocktail bar?

I was in the Eurostar lounge at St Pancras yesterday for the first time since the new cocktail bar opened.  Whilst it wasn’t open at 8am (!) it does look very smart as you can see below. I have a love/hate relationship with this lounge.  […]

You can now swap points between Club Eurostar and Accor Live Limitless – but should you?

Accor Live Limitless has announced a new partnership with Club Eurostar. I was a little surprised to see this but I shouldn’t have been.  As the biggest hotel group in France and with a big UK presence, Accor was a natural fit.  Club Eurostar has […]

Why transferring hotel points to a friend is good (but transferring airline miles is bad)

Most frequent flyer schemes allow you to pay to transfer miles to a friend.  It is usually a terrible deal.  The price is often only modestly cheaper than buying miles outright but no new miles are being created – you are paying a high fee simply for […]

Eurostar launches its cocktail bar in the London St Pancras lounge

Following the huge success of the cocktail bar in its new Paris lounge (see our review here), Eurostar has opened another on the upper level of the London St Pancras lounge. A press photo is below. The menu has been designed by the London Cocktail […]

Eurostar to open a cocktail bar in the London St Pancras lounge

The highlight of the huge new Eurostar Business Premier lounge in Paris is the cocktail bar, which is open every evening and serves up your choice of drink – on the house.  We covered it in our review of the new lounge here. Eurostar has […]

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