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: 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 […]

Bits: Virgin Atlantic one day Valentine sale, feedback on Avios from Midpoint, use Lufty miles for Tesco vouchers

News in brief: Save £279 per person in Premium Economy with Virgin Atlantic’s Valentine’s Sale Virgin Atlantic has launched a one day Valentine’s sale in case you find flowers and chocolate too boring. Until midnight tonight you can save up to £279 per person when booking […]

My review of the Lufthansa lounges at London Heathrow Terminal 2

This is my review of the Lufthansa lounges at London Heathrow Terminal 2. This is part of our series of reviews of airport lounges across the UK.  You see all of the reviews here. My SWISS First Class flight to Dubai started at a worryingly […]

Bits: Clubcard to Avios and Virgin transfer offers, excellent Hilton / Lufthansa Miles & More deal

News in brief: What we know about the new Tesco Clubcard conversion offers Tesco Clubcard points from the last collection period should now be showing online at If you are thinking of where to convert, we now have an inkling of what is available […]

Bits: Virgin Atlantic unveils former Air Berlin A330-200, Flying Blue promo awards, new Lufthansa logo

News in brief: Virgin Atlantic has unveiled their new leased A330-200 aircraft Virgin Atlantic has released footage of their new aircraft “Daydream Believer” (G-VMNK), the first of four A330-200 leased from the remnants of Air Berlin to replace some of its B787 aircraft whilst engine […]

Why SWISS Business makes BA Club Europe look good

This is my review of SWISS Business Class between London Heathrow and Zurich. Critics of British Airways Club Europe – and whilst a fairly heavy user I am not the biggest fan, mainly due to the food – have a problem.  Whilst it is possible […]

Bits: IHG increases Ambassador costs if you pay points, what I’m reviewing in the Middle East next week

News in brief: IHG Rewards Club pushes up the price of Ambassador …. if you pay with points It seems that even IHG Rewards Club admits that it has devalued its points with the changes to reward pricing over the last couple of years. Joining […]

Bits: more on the BA Amex London events, £199 SWISS business to Zurich, Qatar sale extended

News in brief: More on the BA Amex London events Yesterday we mentioned a series of events being held in January to promote the British Airways American Express card with all attendees receiving 5000 Avios and a free BA First Class washbag. It turns out the […]

EXCLUSIVE: New Heathrow Rewards Avios and airline transfer bonus and new ‘Premium’ benefits

Heathrow Rewards is launching a revamp of its ‘Premium’ tier today.  To promote it they are launching a transfer bonus to Avios and most of their other airline partners. Let’s start with the airline transfer bonus.  You will see that you get a higher bonus […]

Bits: Emirates flight sim bargain in North Greenwich, Miles & More car rental deals, Avis / BA Holidays competition

News in brief: Good Groupon deal on the Emirates flight simulator in North Greenwich If you’ve been intrigued by some of our flight simulator coverage in recent months, Groupon is running a deal for the Emirates-branded A380 and Boeing 777 flight simulator at North Greenwich.  […]

Bits: Miles & More online booking, 80% IHG ‘buy points’ bonus, is Royal Air Maroc still joining Avios?

News in brief: Lufthansa Miles & More expands online booking One of things that BA should get credit for is online Avios reward booking.  You can book flights on all oneworld member airlines via  This is something that we take for granted but is something […]

Bits: A free hour of BA in-flight wi-fi, Eurowings adds business class, last day for 50% off Avios economy tickets

News in brief: British Airways wi-fi roll out gathers pace BA has begun to promote its onboard wi-fi service, now known as .air.   It has been quietly available on certain aircraft for some time although the crew does not always mention it. Only four Boeing […]

Bits: 3000 Virgin miles with £65 of wine, Avios wine deal, NIKI closed

News in brief: 3,000 Virgin Flying Club miles with £65 of wine Virgin Flying Club has a new wine deal, offering 3,000 miles with your first order from Virgin Wines. If you’ve never ordered from Virgin Wines before, it is running a generous offer on Winter Reds which is […]