Vueling

Vueling is a low-cost airline based in Spain and which is owned by the same group as British Airways and Iberia. Vueling Club launched in 2017 and allows you to earn and redeem Avios for Vueling flights.  You can also redeem Avios for Vueling flights - at different rates - by transferring your points to Iberia Plus.  The Vueling website is here.

Iberia and Vueling are bailed out by the Spanish Government – whilst British Airways uses ‘no bail-out’ excuse to make 12,000 redundancies

Iberia and Vueling confirmed this morning that they have received a combined €1 billion bail-out from the Spanish Government. Sister companies of British Airways inside the IAG umbrella, Iberia received €750 million whilst Vueling received €260 million. These are five year soft loans.  Whilst the […]

Where can I fly with Avios from UK regional airports? (Avios Redemption University, Lesson 10)

What flights can you book with Avios if you live in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham or anywhere outside London? The “Avios Redemption University” series is a good starting point for beginners, although I hope everyone will learn something from it.  Click here to see the other […]

How to earn and spend Avios points on Vueling flights

IAG’s Spanish low cost carrier Vueling (pronounced bwelin) has been part of Avios for almost two years now, although not everyone is aware of it.  It is worth knowing about because of Vueling’s regional presence at UK airports. The options for earning and spending Avios are […]

A big Vueling flight sale is now on

Vueling, BA’s very low-cost baby sister, has launched a short 2-day sale with flights from €12 each way. These seats are for travel between 2nd November 2019 and 28th February 2020. Current Vueling routes from the UK include: Edinburgh to Barcelona Manchester to Barcelona Birmingham […]

How does the RED by Dufry duty free loyalty scheme work?

This is our review of the RED by Dufry duty free loyalty scheme. You might not know the name Dufry, but it is the dominant global duty free retailer.  As well as owning World Duty Free in the UK, it also owns: Dufry (various locations) […]

Where can I fly with Avios from UK regional airports? (Avios Redemption University, Lesson 10)

What flights can you book with Avios if you live in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham or anywhere outside London? The “Avios Redemption University” series is a good starting point for beginners, although I hope everyone will learn something from it.  Click here to see the other […]

Vueling launches flights from London Gatwick to Alicante

Vueling, BA’s low cost sister airline, is launching a new Gatwick to Alicante service on 7th April.   The service will operate six days per week.  The flight departs at the slightly odd time of 9pm, Friday to Wednesday. This may be part of the expansion […]

How I (almost) recreated British Airways Club Europe business class on Vueling for £64 one-way!

I was in Gatwick’s South Terminal last Thursday reviewing the new My Lounge lounge as you may have seen on Monday.  I was on my way to Barcelona to do a review for Marriott which will run in a day or so. Flying early in the […]

Do you get BA lounge access flying BA codeshares on Vueling, Aer Lingus, Flybe or airBaltic?

British Airways lounge access policies are, on the face of it, straightforward.  You get access if you are flying in Business or First Class or have a Silver or Gold card or equivalent oneworld status. The devil is in the detail.  Can you get lounge […]

How to use ‘Part Pay With Avios’ for flights on BA, Iberia, Vueling, Flybe and Aer Lingus

‘Part Pay With Avios’ has, apparently, been very successful since it was launched.  It allows you to redeem your points for a discount against a cash ticket, although in most cases you are not allowed to pay the entire price with points. (I’m not sure […]

Vueling scraps its ‘Excellence’ fares as it retreats from the business market

Vueling, if you’re not familiar with it, is BA’s sister low-cost airline, operating primarily out of Barcelona and Rome.  There are a substantial number of services to the UK.  Full details are on the Vueling website here. You may remember our failed attempt to review […]

Earn 250 Avios per booking with The Fork at 45,000 restaurants in ten European countries

Whilst Avios UK may have recently closed its restaurant booking programme, the company has not given up trying to cash in on the sector. Avios, via Vueling Club, has teamed up with TripAdvisor’s restaurant booking service The Fork to offer points. You will earn 250 […]

My failed attempt to review Vueling’s short haul business class

This was meant to be my review of Vueling’s Excellence business class service. In October 2017 IAG’s low cost carrier Vueling joined Avios with a rather complicated way of earning and spending points.  Rob’s article explaining how to earn and spend Avios on Vueling is here. […]

Vueling launches an Avios credit card in France – but is it any good?

In an interesting move, Vueling – IAG’s low cost short-haul carrier – has launched an Avios Visa credit card in France.  This is, I think, only the second airline credit card on the French market. The benefits package is worth a look, because it gives […]

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