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.

Blacklane will no longer award airline miles or hotel points when you ride

We’ve covered the Blacklane chauffeur service a few times in the past.  It isn’t cheap, but their global coverage is excellent.  If you wanted to have a professional driver and a reliable car meet you at the airport they were a good choice, especially as […]

Virgin Atlantic offers incentives to rebook flights, Aer Lingus gives a 10% bonus and Lufthansa offers €50 – will BA follow suit?

Now that the majority of flights are grounded, different airlines are choosing different strategies on how they try and retain future customer bookings. (We are not, for once, talking about the ‘strategy’ of denying customers their legal right for a full refund on cancelled flights, […]

Which airlines let you transfer air miles INTO hotel loyalty programmes?

Almost all hotel loyalty programmes let you transfer you points into certain frequent flyer schemes.  What is far rarer is for a frequent flyer scheme to let you transfer your miles INTO a hotel points programme. This didn’t used to be the case.  If you […]

What are the top 10 reasons to get the Lufthansa Miles & More Diners Club and Mastercard?

Why should you get the Lufthansa Miles & More UK payment cards? Today, in our ‘Top 10 Reasons’ series, I want to look at the top 10 reasons to apply for the Lufthansa Miles & More Diners Club and Mastercard. You can see all of […]

How to access some Lufthansa airport lounges with an American Express Platinum card

The Platinum Card from American Express comes with a lot of airport lounge access benefits: You get two Priority Pass cards, each of which allows two people unlimited access to 1,300 airport lounges globally (so a family of four is covered) You get access to […]

OZ / NZ FROM £1410, SA FROM £990: Excellent 2-4-1 First and Business deals from Amsterdam with SWISS & Lufthansa

The Lufthansa and SWISS ‘2-4-1’ sale has reached the Netherlands.   Frankly, it has reached new levels of madness.  £1400 for return Business Class flights to Australia or New Zealand are virtually unheard of – only Air China comes close to this in its occasional ex-Germany […]

Lufthansa launches daily flights from Munich to Newcastle

Last year we reported that Lufthansa was preparing to launch flights from its hub in Munich to Newcastle. The first flight was yesterday, and it looks like passengers got to have a bit of cake looking at the photo below. Flight timings are as follows: […]

LAST DAY: Excellent 2-4-1 First and Business Class flight deals from the UK, from £1100, with SWISS & Lufthansa

TODAY (Monday) is your last day to book the current 2-4-1 deal from SWISS and Lufthansa. The deals are great, frankly, if you don’t care about Avios or tier points. Welcome to the SWISS and Lufthansa 2-4-1 luxury sale SWISS and Lufthansa have launched some EXCELLENT […]

Do you know the expiry rules for your Avios, airline miles and hotel points?

There is nothing more frustrating than finding that your miles have expired when you finally come to use them or add to them. This is most likely to happen with secondary programmes where you once dropped a few miles from a one-off promotion and then […]

Get 3,500+ Heathrow Rewards points (= Avios) with a Rocketmiles hotel booking

On Tuesday I did an article bemoaning the lack of good hotel loyalty promotions at present.  There are only two options: Hilton Honors – 2,000 bonus points per stay (register) Radisson Rewards – up to 150,000 bonus points for up to 15 stays (register) I […]

What are the top UK credit card sign-up deals by £ value?

I am in The Sunday Times as part of an article discussing how to earn miles and points from credit cards.  It is the Money section if you have a copy – the link is here but there is a paywall. As it will bring across […]

How to earn miles on your HMRC tax bill via debit card (Tesco), American Express (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 […]

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