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 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 […]

How to get 40,000 Lufthansa Miles & More miles for €586

This is not an incredibly cheap deal, but you need to remember that you can’t buy Miles & More miles.  If you want to top up your account, you are reliant on a transfer from a hotel programme. Via American Express Membership Rewards, the best […]

Diners Club acceptance to hugely increase in the UK

The most surprising event in UK loyalty credit cards last year was Lufthansa partnering with Diners Club to return to the UK market.  Luckily, given the exceptionally low Diners Club acceptance in the UK, the card came partnered with a prepaid Mastercard which is funded […]

Get 1,500 Miles & More miles with Mövenpick

Get 1,500 Miles & More miles with Mövenpick. This is only the second time we’ve ever mentioned Mövenpick Hotels on Head for Points!  The previous article was in 2018 when the company was acquired by Accor. The chain operates 80 properties, mainly in Germany and […]

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 Class here. Details are on the Lufthansa site here but here are a […]

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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