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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: 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 […]

PINNED: 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 […]

2,000+ 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 […]

What is the best replacement for the UK Lufthansa Miles & More credit card?

MBNA wrote to holders of the Lufthansa Miles & More credit card on Wednesday to tell them that it is closing on 28th July. This is the last of the MBNA airline credit cards to receive ‘the letter’.  Quite a few of you may have […]

Credit card bits: Tesco to refund Curve fees, Tesco closes its Premium card, Lufthansa closes its card

Credit card news in brief: Tesco Bank backtracks on charging Curve customers As we noted a few weeks ago, Tesco Bank had started to treat purchases made using a Curve Card as a cash advance.  Which, of course, makes no sense.  This meant that Tesco […]

Bits: two Virgin Clubhouses join Priority Pass, Goodwood Festival of Speed tickets, Miles & More drops gift vouchers

News in brief: Two more Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse lounges join Priority Pass and Lounge Club Two additional Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse lounges have joined the Priority Pass lounge network. Last November, Virgin began to let Priority Pass guests use its Los Angeles Clubhouse during the hours […]

Do you know the expiry rules for your airline miles?

There is nothing more frustrating than finding that your miles have expired when you finally come to use them or add to them. This is most likely to happen with secondary programmes where you once dropped a few miles from a one-off promotion and then […]

Bits: Queens Club tennis with Emirates, access some Lufthansa lounges with Amex Platinum, Carlisle Airport delayed

News in brief: See Queen’s Club tennis with Emirates Skywards Emirates Skywards is offering tickets for the Queen’s Club tennis tournament in London.  This is the traditional mens event which runs immediately before Wimbledon. It runs from Monday 18th June.  Standard tickets are priced from […]

My review of MBNA’s Horizon Visa credit card – possibly the UK’s best credit card to use when travelling

This is my review of MBNA’s new Horizon Visa credit card. Yesterday I wrote about how MBNA has pulled the plug on the UK Etihad Guest credit card from 27th July.  This is also now confirmed as the final date for the MBNA American Airlines […]