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Miles & More (Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian)

Miles & More is the loyalty scheme for Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian and their partner airlines. The articles below outline the best ways of earning and spending your points if you are based in the UK.

 

For further information on Miles & More, visit the Lufthansa website here.

Bits: Good Lufthansa / SWISS fares from Italy, Hilton auction deal at The Biltmore, 75% bonus on Flying Blue miles

News in brief: Exceptional Lufthansa / SWISS companion fares from Italy SWISS and Lufthansa have launched some fantastic First and business class fares from Italy. Unfortunately, these are companion fares which require two people to travel – bad luck if you are a solo traveller. […]

What are the best Star Alliance credit cards for UK residents?

I wanted to take another look what is out there in the way of UK Star Alliance credit cards, since access to earning via a credit or charge card is often a key factor in choosing a programme. At the moment, there is a special sign-up […]

Bits: BA’s virtual reality experience hits Gateshead, 3000 Miles & More miles with a 2-day Hertz rental

News in brief: BA’s virtual reality experience arrives in Gateshead The British Airways virtual reality experience, Fly, is opening at PROTO, Gateshead on Wednesday 16th October. Fly is an ‘interactive, full motion, multisensory experience that traces humankind’s relationship to flying – the first of its […]

Get up to 10,000 Heathrow Rewards points (=10,000 miles) with jewellery, watches and technology

There is good news for Avios, Virgin Flying Club, Emirates Skywards, Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer, Aegean Miles+Bonus, Royal Brunei Royal Skies and Lufthansa Miles & More members! Heathrow Rewards has launched its annual bonus promotion on electronics, watches and jewellery, keen to tap into the Christmas […]

Bits: win 75000 Lufthansa miles, something up at ART & LOUNGE in T4, American launching Boston to Heathrow

News in brief: Win 75,000 Lufthansa Miles & More miles! To promote the Lufthansa Miles & More payment cards (which I rate highly – you get 10,000 miles as a sign-up bonus and 1.25 miles per £1 spent, see my review here), Affiniture is giving […]

SWISS, Lufthansa and Etihad launch UK sales – here are the best deals

There is a lot of sale activity going on at the moment.  Qatar Airways has launched a sale with some interesting deals from elsewhere in Europe, which I will look at tomorrow.  The British Airways sale which we covered here is also continuing, as is […]

Review: Flying SWISS Business Class from Zurich to Chicago (Part 1)

This is our review of SWISS Airlines Business Class on the Airbus A330-300, between Zurich and Chicago. This flight was part of my extended pre-baby trip back to Europe for the Head for Points Summer Party  and some marketing meetings.  It was booked at the […]

Review: Flying SWISS Business Class from Zurich to Chicago (Part 2)

This is part two of my review of SWISS Business Class from Zurich to Chicago. Part 1, which looks at the seat and which seat you should choose, is here. My review of the SWISS Business Class lounge at Zurich Airport is here. IFE There […]

Review: SWISS Business Lounge at Zurich Airport Terminal E

This is our review of the SWISS Business Lounge at Zurich Airport Terminal E. It is a while since we reviewed SWISS Business Class on Head for Points.  When I (Anika) headed back to the US after a couple of weeks in Europe, partly for the […]

What are the best credit card sign-up deals for September? – plus your news round-up

It is time for our regular round up of what is coming and what is going in the world of UK airline and hotel credit card sign-up deals. Our directory of the 16 main UK travel credit and charge cards can be found by clicking the […]

Selected half price mileage redemptions with Miles & More

It’s been a while since we covered it on Head for Points, but Lufthansa runs a monthly list of discounted routes for Miles & More collectors called ‘Meilenschnäppchen’. This offer usually includes a couple of attention-grabbing deals, although you have to book and travel within […]

LAST DAY: Get 10,000 Miles & More miles with the Lufthansa charge card

Of all the surprises that the miles and points industry threw up in 2018, I think Lufthansa launching a Diners Club charge card must be close to the top of the list. For only the second time, Lufthansa is offering an increased sign-up bonus.  You […]

What is the best Star Alliance frequent flyer programme for you?

A lot of people ask me about the best Star Alliance frequent flyer programme so I thought it was worth running through the options again. Unfortunately, this is the ultimate ‘how long is a piece of string’ question to which there is no right or wrong answer. It […]

Lufthansa launches mileage transfers via its mobile app

Lufthansa has launched a new feature via the Miles & More mobile app – the ability to transfer your miles to someone else for a ludicrous price. And yet …. and yet …. you still might end up using it. For some reason the new […]

Holiday Tips 1 – Earning Avios and other airline miles from car rentals, and saving on insurance

This article looks at how to earn Avios and other airline miles from car rentals. The schools are nearly out, so  I thought it was a good time to update our ‘Holiday Tips’ series in preparation for the Summer season.   Future articles will look […]

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