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: 25% discount buying Marriott points, good PE and business Lufthansa sale, BA expands S7 codeshare

News in brief: 25% discount if you buy Marriott Bonvoy points You have your first opportunity to buy Marriott Bonvoy at a discount since the scheme launched in February. Via this page of the website, you will save 25% on all points purchases until 15th […]

How to use small orphan amounts of miles and points – Part 2 (Airlines and Shopping)

This is the second part of the updated article I began yesterday, discussing the best ways to ‘zero out’ loyalty card accounts which you want to abandon.  You need to remember that you may first need to ‘top off’ an account by earning a few more […]

Bits: Avios / Charles Tyrwhitt offer, Miles & More devaluing in May, WOW Air rescue fares

News in brief: New Avios-earning Charles Tyrwhitt promotion Avios partner (you earn 4 Avios per £1) Charles Tyrwhitt has launched a new discount code.  This covers shirts, suits, ties …. the lot. The code you need online is UKDIM4.  You save 15% on all orders. The website is […]

Bits: Capital On Tap card earns Avios from HMRC, £1410 UK to Sao Paolo on oneworld, Miles & More ‘Early Bird’ deals

News in brief: New Avios payment card from Capital On Tap works at HMRC (EDIT: with bad timing, Capital On Tap is changing their website this weekend to reflect a 2nd Avios card they are launching with a higher fee but better earning rates.  To […]

Bits: KLM / Air France business sale, 25% off Iberia redemptions from BHX and MAN, cheap Lufthansa miles

News in brief: KLM / Air France business class sale British Airways has just launched a business and First sale which we will cover tomorrow (you can find the details here if you want to take a look now) once we’ve had a look through […]

Bits: Accor adding suite upgrades, Diners Club will soon be accepted widely, Aer Lingus cancels Montreal

News in brief: Accor adding suite upgrades to its new loyalty programme Perhaps stung by criticism that the recent launch of its new loyalty scheme – Accor Live Limitless – was very much lacking in substance, the hotel group released some further information yesterday. Details […]

Bits: Good Enterprise / Virgin promo, the new Virgin / Clubcard offer, 1500 Miles & More miles with Mövenpick

News in brief: Good Enterprise / Virgin Flying Club promo launched Enterprise has launched a new promotion with Virgin Flying Club. The standard earning rate with Enterprise is 100 Flying Club miles per day.  At present, this is quintupled. You will receive 500 Flying Club […]

Bits: Lufthansa Business deals to Asia and S America, 25% off Virgin Atlantic Premium for 2+, new IHG voco in Solihull

News in brief: Lufthansa business class deals to Asia and South America Lufthansa is running a decent sale from the UK to Asia / Middle East and South America at the moment.  There are deals in all classes but I am just focusing on Business […]

Bits: Lufthansa devalues the Miles & More reward chart, Finnair adds a 2nd long haul plane from Heathrow

News in brief: Lufthansa devalues the Miles & More reward chart Lufthansa is devaluing Miles & More on 9th May.  Members have not been emailed yet but there is an announcement on the M&M home page. You can see the new reward chart here (PDF).  […]

2,000+ Heathrow Rewards points with your first Rocketmiles hotel booking (converts to Avios and more)

Heathrow Rewards, the Heathrow Airport shopping loyalty scheme, has an interesting partnership with hotel booking site Rocketmiles which can earn you 2,000+ easy Avios or other airline miles. What is Rocketmiles? Rocketmiles – if you are not familiar with it – is a similar website […]

Bits: £20 Eurowings Amex cashback, Etihad sale, double Qatar miles, Avios / Charles Tyrwhitt offer

News in brief: £20 Eurowings cashback American Express has launched a cashback deal with Eurowings.  Eurowings is the Lufthansa-owned low cost carrier which now flies all of Lufthansa’s UK flights which do not go to its Frankfurt or Munich hubs – Berlin, Hamburg etc. If […]

Last chance for 10,000 Miles & More miles with the NEW Lufthansa payment card – and my experiences with it so far

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. This card comes with 10,000 Miles & More miles as a sign-up bonus […]

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 […]

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (10): Lufthansa Miles & More Diners Club and Mastercard

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

Bits: good Star Alliance deals to Australia, Loganair grows at Edinburgh, Marriott’s daily play game

More news in brief: Good Lufthansa deals from Paris to Australia Via Flyertalk, Lufthansa and SWISS have launched some aggressive deals to Australia out of Paris. Prices are around €2300 (£2000) to Melbourne or Sydney. The fare rules are: Tickets must be issued by 16th […]

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

I wanted to take a look 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. The merger of Marriott Rewards and […]

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