Heathrow Express

Heathrow Express is the non-stop train service running between Heathrow Airport and Paddington Station in London. Tickets are expensive, but you can find any current discount codes on our 'Avios Promos' page at the bottom.  Alternatively, you can use a special booking link to earn Avios points with your ticket.

Bits: new Virgin Flying Club life insurance deal, £8 Addison Lee code, Heathrow Express taking Oyster

News in brief: Earn Flying Club miles with Virgin Money life insurance (EDIT: this offer has been extended to 4th September) Until 28th March Virgin Atlantic Flying Club members who take out a life insurance policy from Virgin Money will receive up to 25,000 Flying Club miles. The […]

Bits: 25% off New York redemptions at five IHG hotels, 20% off Heathrow Express, check your Virgin card payments

News in brief: Save up to 25% on redemptions at five IHG Rewards Club hotels in New York IHG Rewards Club, the Holiday Inn / HI Express / Crowne Plaza etc loyalty scheme, is offering discounted redemptions at five of its New York hotels. You […]

Bits: £7 off Heathrow Express, 1000 Virgin miles per day with Avis, Hilton Honors terms update

News in brief: Save £7 on return Heathrow Express tickets Heathrow Express is offering a £7 discount on return Standard Class Heathrow Express tickets.  This takes the price down from £37 to £30. This offer is linked to the Virgin Atlantic sale but you do […]

Get 250 bonus Heathrow Rewards points (=250 miles) with every Heathrow Express purchase!

(EDIT: some people are having trouble with points posting if they buy the cheapest £5.50 tickets.  Reader feedback generally seems to be that they will appear but after a delay, whilst the bonus posts immediately for other ticket types.) Heathrow Rewards and Heathrow Express have […]

Bits: Lufty / SWISS Asia & Africa sale, £25 off Geneva & Zurich flights, Heathrow Express offering Amex cashback

News in brief: Good Lufthansa / SWISS Business Class deals to Asia and Africa Lufthansa and SWISS are offering some good Business Class fares from the UK to Asia for the next few days. You need to book by 18th November.  A minimum stay of […]

Good new BA Amex ‘bonus Avios’ promotion – requires registration

If you have a British Airways American Express card, an interesting new promotion should be waiting for you.  The majority of cardholders seem to have it. Tthat said, looking at the comments below there are a large number who do not, so don’t take it personally […]

Bits: BA frequency changes, BA GGL Heathrow Express upgrades, Qatar launches Gatwick and an Eco sale

News in brief: British Airways announces Winter frequency changes British Airways published this consolidated list of Winter services changes on Tuesday.  These take effect from 28th October. Not all of this list is new but I think most of it is.  There will be additional […]

Bits: BA to USA in First from £1700 (ex-INV!), GWR to run Heathrow Express, new Amex lounge in Melbourne

News in brief: BA to North America in First from £1,700 EDIT:  These fares seem to have been pulled this evening, sorry! British Airways has released a large number of seats from the UK to North America in First from £1,700.  It looks like you […]

Bits: who won the Heathrow Express Business First tickets?, earn IHG points with OpenTable, cheap UK Hilton redemptions

News in brief: Who won the Heathrow Express Business First tickets? Last week we ran a competition in association with Heathrow Express giving away five pairs of Business First tickets. We gave away one pair of tickets per day and here are the lucky winners: […]

Bits: a report from Row 36 on ‘densified’ G-MEDN, reduced fares on Heathrow Connect from May

News in brief: A trip report from Row 36 on G-MEDN The saveeastcoastrewards blog (long story about the name) has published a trip report from the back of the first ‘densified’ British Airways short-haul planes. The interesting points are: the promised USB charging points do […]

Your last chance to win a pair of Heathrow Express Business First return tickets

Heathrow Express has kindly given us five pairs of Business First return tickets, worth £110 per pair, to give away this week. We thought it would be fun to try something new. Instead of doing one competition giving away five pairs we have run five […]

Bits: 13200 Avios with The Economist (again), £10 Amex cashback with Heathrow Express, cashback cards squeezed

News in brief: 13,200 Avios for an Economist subscription Iberia Plus and The Economist have brought back their special offer for taking out a subscription. As you can see at this link, you can earn 13,200 Avios in Iberia Plus if you take out a 1-year digital and print subscription to The […]

Bits: Groupon / Avios offer problems, 75% bonus buying IHG points, 20 years since Heathrow Junction

News in brief: Groupon / Avios issues EDIT: Comments below suggest that Groupon has fixed its IT overnight, so if you had problems yesterday please try again On Saturday I wrote about the repeat of the Groupon / Iberia promotion which let you buy Avios […]

Bits: Qatar Airways £1350 Australia tickets are back!, 250 Heathrow Rewards points with Heathrow Express

News in brief: Qatar Airways £1,350 business class fares to Australia are back! (EDIT: this deal now seems to be over but tickets may still be available for 10%-20% more.) Via Flyertalk, Qatar Airways has brought back its £1,350 business class tickets to Australia. An, […]

Bits: Cathay Pacific sale, book HEx tickets inflight with Virgin, Shangri-La conversion bonus

News in brief: Cathay Pacific flash sale Cathay Pacific is running a three day flash sale this weekend, albeit only in Economy.  You can’t argue with £469 to Hong Kong, however.  Bangkok is the same price and Manila is just £439.  Auckland is £749, not […]

Bits: £15 Heathrow Express Saturdays, Etihad sale now on

More news in brief: Heathrow Express launches £15 Saturday tickets Following the end of its £15 August promotion, Heathrow Express will continue to offer discounted tickets to passengers on a Saturday for the rest of the year. A one-way ticket purchased on a Saturday will […]

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