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: Avios cancellation refunds, get Avis status with Priority Pass, 15% off IHG ‘points and cash’ redemptions

News in brief: One thing British Airways Executive Club does well …. Over the last few weeks I have had to cancel seven long-haul redemptions, racking up over £250 in cancellation fees. Four were booked via BA with Avios, one with Virgin Flying Club miles […]

Bits: buy Avios from 0.85p via Groupon Spain (again), Lufthansa Premium Economy sale to Asia

News in brief: More 1p Avios via Groupon Spain Groupon has launched another cheap Avios promotion in Spain, with Iberia Plus.  Click here for details. Here are the prices: 2,000 Iberia Plus Avios for €19 (0.85p) 4,000 Iberia Plus Avios for €54 (1.2p) 8,000 Iberia Plus […]

Bits: 2000 Lufthansa miles with Accor, free Fast Track at Stansted, 10 Miles & More miles per £1 with Blacklane

News in brief: Get 2,000 bonus Miles & More miles with an Accor hotel booking Miles & More is running a lot of special deals this month as part of its 25th birthday celebrations. Nothing is going to top the current Hilton offer, which offers […]

LAST CHANCE to book Lufthansa and SWISS 2-4-1 deals in Business and First Class

This weekend is your last chance to take advantage of a very strong 2-4-1 offer.   Apologies to regular readers for covering this again but it is a good deal, with airlines I respect, and a rare opportunity (as it can’t be booked on miles) to […]

Good 2019 business class deals to the US – from £1300 – with BA, Virgin and Star Alliance

A bunch of good Business Class fares to the US has been launched by British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and Star Alliance. These fares are all from the UK so you don’t need to position yourself in Europe to take advantage. British Airways to the West […]

Which airlines let you transfer 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 points INTO a hotel programme. This didn’t used to be the case.  If you go […]

Lufthansa and SWISS 241 deals in Business and First Class, bookable to 3rd September

SWISS and Lufthansa are currently running 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. Even better for those who live outside […]

Bits: Virgin’s Tesco conversion offer, more on Hilton / Lufthansa, 20% off Friends & Family Railcards

News in brief: Virgin Atlantic launches a Tesco conversion inducement Virgin Atlantic is NOT offering a transfer bonus this quarter to anyone who is thinking of converting their Tesco Clubcard points to Virgin Flying Club miles. Instead, Virgin is running a competition. Each time you […]

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. Even better for those who live outside […]

Get cheap one-way long-haul Economy flights with Lufthansa’s AnyWay Travel Pass promotion

Lufthansa has launched its AnyWay Travel Pass promotion with one way flights to cities like Bangkok, Hong Kong or Johannesburg from just £139. The only snag is that you will only find out about your flight details two days before departure. How does it work? […]

Why EVERYONE should sign up for the new Hilton / Lufthansa promotion

On Saturday I wrote about a new promotion that Hilton Honors had launched in conjunction with Lufthansa’s Miles & More programme. Hilton Honors is offering a very generous 2,500 Lufthansa Miles & More miles on every stay between 1st August and 31st October. You need to […]

VERY generous Hilton promo – 2500 Miles & More miles (worth £25) on every stay

Back in April Hilton Honors removed its ‘points and miles’ feature.  It is no longer possible to earn a mix of Hilton Honors points and airline miles when you stay – the only option is to receive points.  You can, of course, still transfer over […]

Holiday Tips 1 – earning Avios and other airline miles from car rentals

The sun is out, so  I thought it was a good time to update our ‘Holiday Tips’ series in preparation for the Summer season.   Future articles will look at earning miles from credit cards abroad, from foreign currency and when booking airport car parking. For […]

Bits: 30% off Eurostar Standard Premier, bonus Accor points at Fairmont / Raffles / Swissotel, Miles & More credit card update

News in brief: 30% off Eurostar Standard Premier tickets Until 16th July, Eurostar is running a 30% off sale in Standard Premier. Standard Premier is, for most people, the sweet spot for Eurostar pricing.  You get a Business Premier seat, and the only major differences […]

What are the best credit card sign-up deals for July? – plus a 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. The market is slowly coming to terms with the interchange fee caps and is moving forward.  The key […]

Bits: LAST CALL for Amazon / Amex Gold £15 discount, Lufthansa to buy Norwegian?, 50% bonus buying Radisson points

News in brief: £15 Amazon discount code for Amex Gold and Platinum cardholders ending soon For the last 20+ months, Amazon has been offering an exclusive £15 discount code for Amex Gold, Green and Platinum charge card holders when they spend £25 or more.  This offer […]

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