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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: 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 […]

REMINDER: Get 3,000 Avios or other miles with the Heathrow Rewards sign-up bonus

Just in case you are flying out of Heathrow tonight for the Bank Holiday, I thought it was worth a reminder that Heathrow Rewards – the loyalty scheme for Heathrow’s duty free shops – has a sign-up bonus at the moment worth 3,000 points. 3,000 points […]

Bits: generous Virgin gesture to a reader, earn Marriott and SPG points with Hertz, £25 off SWISS to Geneva

News in brief: A generous gesture from Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Money A HFP reader dropped us a note last week to say that she had been the unexpected winner of a competition she never knew existed! Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Money had quietly decided […]

Bits: 20% off BA wine redemptions, 4x Accor points at new Novotel Heathrow, new Miles & More / Economist offer

News in brief: 20% off selected British Airways Avios wine redemptions ba.com has a range of wine, beer, champagne and spirits redemptions available, if you have more Avios than you can realistically use for flights. At the high end, you can redeem 134,800 Avios for […]

What are the best hotel promos for May?

Welcome to our regular round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running. All of the information in this article can also be found on our ‘Hotel Promos’ page which contains details of all of the current offers, together with links to our major articles on […]

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 […]