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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.

How to earn miles on your January tax bill via debit card (Tesco), Amex (Billhop), Curve, Miles & More or Revolut

When HMRC stopped accepting personal credit cards for tax payments in January 2018, it was a blow for many HFP readers who used the Inland Revenue to rack up a substantial number of miles and points. Even a relatively small business like Head for Points […]

What is the best replacement for your Starwood American Express card?

As we covered last week, American Express has written to holders of the Starwood Preferred Guest American Express card telling them that the benefits package is changing on 26th February. The card is being rebranded as the Marriott Bonvoy American Express on that date.  Here […]

OFFICIAL & UPDATED: Excellent 2-4-1 First and Business deals from the UK, from £1100, with SWISS & Lufthansa

Last weekend we covered a new 2-4-1 deal launched by SWISS and Lufthansa.  The fares were bookable, but the sale seemed to be a secret – no promotion, no landing pages, nothing. The sale is now ‘on’.   I have re-written and expanded this article based […]

Excellent 2-4-1 First and Business deals from the UK, from £1100, with SWISS

SWISS and Lufthansa seem to have launched some EXCELLENT First Class and Business Class ‘2-4-1’ deals.  Unlike some fare deals we write about, these are for departures from the UK so you don’t need to position yourself somewhere in Europe first. Availability is very good on […]

Last chance: 10000 Lufthansa miles card bonus, 100% bonus buying Hilton points, register for Marriott’s promo

News in brief: Last chance to get 10,000 Miles & More miles with the Lufthansa credit card For only the second time, Lufthansa is offering an increased sign-up bonus on its new UK payment card.  You will receive 10,000 Miles & More miles if you […]

How to earn miles and get 10% off your first ride globally with Blacklane

Blacklane is, to some extent, the Uber of high end airport transfers – although Uber, of course, runs high-end cars itself in many cities including London. You can find out more on their website here. Long-term readers may remember that we ran a competition with […]

Bits: good SWISS and Lufthansa sale, Hyatt correction, Tandem pulls its cashback card

News in brief: Good SWISS and Lufthansa business class sale SWISS and Lufthansa have launched a new sale for UK departures. You need to book by 15th December for travel between 1st January and 30th November 2020.  It covers all classes, but if I focus […]

And more Black Friday: £25 off Lufthansa, more Virgin Atlantic deals, Qatar Airways deals, Opodo discounts

I am planning to run one, and possibly two, additional Black Friday articles during Friday.  These will be emailed out on Saturday morning, but our email readers may want to pop back to the website during Friday to make sure that they don’t miss out. […]

Fly to Sydney or Melbourne in Lufthansa / SWISS business class for £1600 (two must travel) plus Asia deals

We have made quite a bit of fuss over the £205 Qantas economy flights to Sydney this week, with the last batch of seats released at noon on Friday.  To be honest, this was a bit of a PR ‘thing’ for us – we are […]

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (11): Lufthansa Miles & More Global Traveller Diners Club and Mastercard

This is my review of the Lufthansa Miles & More Global Traveller UK payment cards. It is part of my series of articles looking at the major UK loyalty credit and charge cards and discussing whether of not they are worth applying for. These posts […]

Radical Miles & More shake-up announced – Lufthansa is copying BAEC!

Lufthansa has announced a massive shake-up of how you earn status in its Miles & More loyalty scheme – so huge that it is giving 14 months notice to members. Weirdly, it has decided to copy the British Airways Executive Club model! In all seriousness, […]

Lufthansa returns to Bristol in 2020

Lufthansa has announced the return of direct flights between Bristol Airport and Frankfurt. Flybmi used to serve this route until it went bankrupt, and Lufthansa itself used to fly it a decade or so ago. Lufthansa is not pushing the boat out too far.  It […]

Lufthansa and SWISS launch a new UK sale (and it doesn’t need two people this time)

SWISS and Lufthansa have launched a good Business Class sale.  Unlike some fare deals we write about, these are for departures from the UK so you don’t need to position yourself somewhere in Europe first. Even better for those who live outside London, you can also […]

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. From Milan, the best fares in business class are (per person): […]

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 […]

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