Maximise your Avios, air miles and hotel points

SamG 1,734 posts

+1 on high season redemptions – flights at decent times to places like Dalaman can cost eye watering amounts in school hols so even redeeming for economy offers a decent return. Likely need to do some planning and dive in at T-355 to get seats though

Long haul less bargains around but value can be there e.g. peak dates to Orlando if you were ever planning on something like that

That said, I got through a big chunk at Sainsbury before Nectar got devalued. I put the cash I saved on my groceries aside for a cruise we’re going on so I didn’t feel like we’d wasted them on something dull. I still have a healthy stash but we’re planning on just doing places like France on the ferry etc for a few years so made sense for us to cash some out

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