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 platform announcement, grab a bargain Harry Styles, good Enterprise / Miles & More deal

News in brief: Avios platform announcement this week? EDIT 7am: this is now confirmed on avios.com, exactly as I speculated We may get an announcement this week about the long-delayed restructuring of the avios.com platform. There are a lot of moving parts, but what is […]

Bits: SWISS business class sale to Delhi, new Hilton boutique hotel opens in Paris

News in brief: Good SWISS business class deal to Delhi SWISS has launched a new business class sale.  The standout fare is from Heathrow to Delhi, priced at £1183 return. Other offers which are decent but not life changing include: Cairo £1079 Dubai £1630 Johannesburg […]

Bits: Have breakfast with Alex Cruz, goodbye Diners Club, PartnerPlusBenefit double points

News in brief: Have breakfast with Alex Cruz British Airways Chairman and CEO, Alex Cruz, is speaking at a breakfast organised by one of our readers for the trade group UK Israel Business. It takes place at 8am on Wednesday 25th April in the City.  […]

2,500+ 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. What is Rocketmiles? Rocketmiles – if you are not familiar with it – is a similar website to PointsHound, Agoda and Kaligo.com.  You can earn airline miles and […]

Bits: BA drops Oakland and moves some Vegas to Gatwick, up to 50% off LHR and European airport transfers

News in brief: British Airways suspends Oakland service for Winter timetable The new British Airways service from Gatwick to Oakland on the US West Coast, which has reportedly been running with loads as low as 50 passengers, is to be cancelled for Winter 2018/9.  The last […]

Hilton adds nine new airline partners, drops 11 and improves the transfer rate on two!

Tomorrow, 2nd April, sees a number of big changes at Hilton Honors, primarily the scrapping of ‘points and miles’.   I will recap the key issues on Monday. That is not new news.  What is new news is that Hilton is also making big changes to its […]

Bits: extended BA lounge guesting for Easter, Radisson Blu and Park Inn sale, £15 Lufthansa discount code

News in brief: BA changes lounge access rules for Easter British Airways has changed its lounge access rules over Easter, but only for Gold members.  (Although, oddly, neither my wife nor I were emailed about this although some Gold members were.) Until 15th April, a […]

Bits: who won the 250,000 Qmiles?, Miles & More moves to revenue-based earning today

News in brief: And the winners are …. Two weeks ago we ran an amazing competition with Qatar Airways. Two lucky winners would win 250,000 Qmiles each in Qatar Privilege Club – the biggest mileage giveaway we’ve ever run. We can now announce the two […]

How to earn miles and get 10% off your first ride globally with Blacklane

Blacklane is, to some extent, the Uber of high end airport transfers – although Uber, of course, runs high-end cars itself in many cities including London. You can find out more on their website here. Long-term readers may remember that we ran a competition with […]

Bits: new Amex / Hilton £50 cashback deal, £15 off Lufthansa, Amex and Mastercard Best Western discounts

News in brief: Hilton ‘£50 back on £250 spend’ cashback deal A new Hilton cashback offer has appeared on a lot of American Express accounts.  To see if you are targetted, visit the Amex website and take a look under the ‘Offers’ tab on the […]

Bits: get Plaza Premium T5 for £15, Lufthansa adds family accounts, 10% off BMI Regional

News in brief: Get access to the Plaza Premium Terminal 5 lounge for just £15 Yesterday I reviewed the new Plaza Premium departure lounge at Heathrow Terminal 5 – click here. It is a classy but small lounge.  You cannot get in with a Priority Pass […]

Bits: Good business fares with KLM, 23kg suitcase on Flybe with Avios, new Miles & More deal with The Economist

News in brief: Good business class fares with KLM KLM has currently got some good Business Class fare offers running.  The lead prices based on departure from Heathrow are: Abu Dhabi from £1,269 Bangkok from £1,489 Bangakore from £ 1,459 Beijing from £1,869 Dubai from […]

Bits: 25,000 bonus World of Hyatt points, up to 13,000 Miles & More miles with a hotel booking

News in brief: Up to 25,000 bonus World of Hyatt points World of Hyatt has launched a new bonus points promotion for stays between now and 15th May 2018. You can earn 1,000 bonus points for each eligible night at Park Hyatt, Miraval, Andaz, Grand […]

This weekend: BA Holidays Club Europe flash sale, £15 off Lufthansa, Cathay Pacific flash sale

News in brief: New BA Holidays Club Europe flash sale launched BA Holidays is running another of its ‘luxury flash sale’ events this weekend.  Accommodation is either in 4* or 5* hotels and flights are in Club Europe.  You have until Monday 19th February to […]

Bits: Earn points when Amex pays your suppliers via BACS, Business Class to Jo’burg for £1040 with SWISS

New in brief: Earn points when paying your suppliers with American Express We’ve come across American Express AccessLine which is a payment service for companies who want to pay any supplier with a charge card to help their cash flow. Obviously this only appeals to […]