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: Plaza Premium LHR T2 ‘best global lounge’, Vietnam Airlines competition winner, Eurowings ending all long haul

News in brief: Plaza Premium at Heathrow wins ‘best lounge’ award The Plaza Premium lounge at London Heathrow Terminal 2 has been awarded Skytrax’s “World’s Best Independent Airport Lounge” award. This is the 4th consecutive year that the lounge has won this award.  Not bad […]

Bits: Virgin A350 paintshop pics, 50% off IHG redemptions in Solihull!, Lufthansa heads to Newcastle

News in brief: Virgin Atlantic releases some A350 paintshop pictures Virgin Atlantic published some photographs yesterday of their first A350 in the paintshop.  I have dropped two of them into this article. This follows the release of similar BA pictures just a few weeks ago […]

Bits: British Airways cancels the 747 domestic flights, a painted BA A350, Miles & More ends hotel points transfers

News in brief: British Airways cancels its 747 flights to Newcastle, Manchester and Glasgow Last week we reported that British Airways was sending its three ‘retro’ repainted Boeing 747s in BOAC, Landor and Negus heritage livery to Manchester, Newcastle and Glasgow on 25th August. Once […]

Bits: new Hilton / Amex deal, Curve adds the Miles & More credit card, Royal Air Maroc and oneworld

More news in brief: New Hilton / American Express promotion launched Hilton has launched a new American Express promotion.  This may be found on some, all or none of your Amex cards, under the ‘Offer’ tab on your online statement page. There are a few […]

Bits: BA Geneva lounge closure delayed, 1000 bonus Avios with Avis rentals, IHG stops Miles & More transfers

News in brief: British Airways Geneva lounge closure delayed The closure of the British Airways lounge in Geneva, which we mentioned on Monday, has been delayed. It will now close on 9th June and will reopen in ‘late 2019’ following a major refurbishment. You will […]

LAST CALL: Excellent 2-4-1 First and Business deals from the UK, from £999, with Lufthansa and SWISS

This weekend (Sunday night to be precise) is your last chance to take advantage of the EXCELLENT First Class and Business Class ‘2-4-1’ deals being offered by SWISS and Lufthansa.  Unlike some fare deals we write about, these are for departures from the UK so you […]

Did you know Lufthansa offers a 25% mileage discount for children?

We have done more than our usual amount of Lufthansa Group coverage recently thanks to the excellent business class sale which has sub-£1000 fares to Asia and the Middle East. I therefore thought it was worth a reminder about one of the odder quirks of […]

Reminder: Miles & More devalues on Thursday

Here is your final reminder that Lufthansa is making a modest Miles & More devaluation on 9th May.  You should make any planned redemptions ASAP to lock in the current rates. Full details are on the Miles & More website here.  To quote: “The mileage amount on […]

Excellent 2-4-1 First and Business deals from the UK, from £999, with Lufthansa and SWISS

SWISS and Lufthansa 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 and you can […]

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

What I thought might be interesting to look at today, in very mercenary terms, would be to rank the best UK travel credit card sign-up bonuses in terms of cold hard cash. How do I value my miles and points? The biggest question mark is […]

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 […]

Good Lufthansa sale deals in Business and Premium Economy

Lufthansa is running a sale from the UK at the moment with some decent options, especially in Premium Economy. You must book by Sunday night.  The travel dates vary but seem very widely available based on a few I checked.  You are looking at, in […]

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 […]

Miles & More devaluation coming in May

Lufthansa has given advance notice of a modest Miles & More devaluation coming on 9th May. Full details are on the Miles & More website here.  To quote: “The mileage amount on intercontinental flights will increase for return trips in Business Class by a total of 7,000 […]

Miles & More launches discounted ‘Early Bird’ awards – with catches

Lufthansa‘s Miles & More scheme has launched ‘Early Bird’ rewards.  These are aimed at leisure travellers who are willing to book their reward flight well in advance and give up some flexibility. I am not totally convinced so far, and for UK members they are […]

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