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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.

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 […]

Get 3,000 Miles & More miles with a 2-day Hertz rental

Lufthansa has been running some very generous car rental bonuses recently.  This one is not the biggest but, because it is with Hertz, it is one of the easiest to earn. Lufthansa is offering 3,000 Miles & More miles when you: book before 31st October […]

Get up to 10,000 Heathrow Rewards points (=10,000 miles) with jewellery, watches and technology

There is good news for Avios, Virgin Flying Club, Emirates Skywards, Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer, Aegean Miles+Bonus, Royal Brunei Royal Skies and Lufthansa Miles & More members! Heathrow Rewards has launched its annual bonus promotion on electronics, watches and jewellery, keen to tap into the Christmas […]

Win 75,000 Lufthansa Miles & More miles!

To promote the Lufthansa Miles & More payment cards (which I rate highly – you get 10,000 miles as a sign-up bonus and 1.25 miles per £1 spent, see my review here), Affiniture is giving away almost 1 million Miles & More miles. To be […]

SWISS, Lufthansa and Etihad launch UK sales – here are the best deals

There is a lot of sale activity going on at the moment.  Qatar Airways has launched a sale with some interesting deals from elsewhere in Europe, which I will look at tomorrow.  The British Airways sale which we covered here is also continuing, as is […]

Review: Flying SWISS Business Class from Zurich to Chicago (Part 1)

This is our review of SWISS Air Lines Business Class on the Airbus A330-300, between Zurich and Chicago. This flight was part of my extended pre-baby trip back to Europe for the Head for Points Summer Party  and some marketing meetings.  It was booked at […]

Review: Flying SWISS Business Class from Zurich to Chicago (Part 2)

This is part two of my review of SWISS Business Class from Zurich to Chicago. Part 1, which looks at the seat and which seat you should choose, is here. My review of the SWISS Business Class lounge at Zurich Airport is here. IFE There […]

Review: SWISS Business Lounge at Zurich Airport Terminal E

This is our review of the SWISS Business Lounge at Zurich Airport Terminal E. It is a while since we reviewed SWISS Business Class on Head for Points.  When I (Anika) headed back to the US after a couple of weeks in Europe, partly for the […]

What are the best credit card sign-up deals for September? – plus your news round-up

It is time for our regular round up of what is coming and what is going in the world of UK airline and hotel credit card sign-up deals. Our directory of the 16 main UK travel credit and charge cards can be found by clicking the […]

Selected half price mileage redemptions with Miles & More

It’s been a while since we covered it on Head for Points, but Lufthansa runs a monthly list of discounted routes for Miles & More collectors called ‘Meilenschnäppchen’. This offer usually includes a couple of attention-grabbing deals, although you have to book and travel within […]

LAST DAY: Get 10,000 Miles & More miles with the Lufthansa charge card

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. For only the second time, Lufthansa is offering an increased sign-up bonus.  You […]

What is the best Star Alliance frequent flyer programme for you?

A lot of people ask me about the best Star Alliance frequent flyer programme so I thought it was worth running through the options again. Unfortunately, this is the ultimate ‘how long is a piece of string’ question to which there is no right or wrong answer. It […]

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