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22nd March – REGISTER NOW: British Airways launches new ‘double Avios’ promotion for the rest of 2019

  • Bookings made under this offer must be made by 19th April to receive double Avios

9th March – Get 9,600 Avios or 10,000 Virgin miles for £40 with a new Tesco Mobile offer!

  • I added a link to a photograph of the T&Cs taken from a Tesco Mobile leaflet

8th March – Get lounge access with the Santander World Elite Mastercard

  • There is a £5 monthly fee for the Santander Select current account

28th February – Who did you pick as your most loved Economy airline? And who won the New York flights?

  • Norwegian has started introducing wi-fi on some of its new long haul aircraft, so the % is higher than the 0% we said!

25th February – What are the best credit card bonuses for LONG TERM spending?

  • We messed up the numbers for the Virgin Atlantic Reward+ card, making it look a bit more generous than it is.  This is now fixed.

24th February – Flights round-up: new BA Mykonos route, more Flybe to Heathrow, BA drops Orly, more Flybmi routes saved

  • There was a mistake in the Mykonos paragraph.  Whilst the outbound is Sunday, the return is actually on Saturday.  This is because the other leg is from/to London City.

19th February – Review of the new Emirates First Class suite on a Boeing 777-300ER! (Part 1)

  • Emirates does not have nine Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.  It actually has 138 but only nine are being refurbished with the suite.

19th February – World of Hyatt launches a new points promo – but also a lot of category changes

  • Andaz Liverpool Street drops to Category 5 and will be 20,000 points per night, not 4/15,000 as originally written

12th February – How to pay £1,872 for a £10,187 five night stay at the new Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi

  • The 100% bonus points offer is targeted, with some people only receiving 80%

30th January – An intriguing hint about the new British Airways Club World seat

  • We used the wrong Qatar Airways picture and incorrectly said that half of BA’s A350 order was for the -900 variant, when actually they are all -1000

23rd January – Which BA Club Europe routes earn 160 tier points return?

  • Bronze only requires two eligible BA / IB flights

21st January – WestJet launches flat beds from Gatwick to Calgary with good ‘everyday’ fares

  • The first flight is actually 28th April from Calgary (and 29th from Gatwick) and not the 20th

18th January – Bits: £7 off Heathrow Express, 1000 Virgin miles per day with Avis, Hilton Honors terms update

  • The Virgin / Hertz deal is 1,000 miles per RENTAL and not per day

10th January – What are the best credit card sign-up deals for January?

  • Due to an editing error, the article said that the 15,000 mile bonus on the Virgin Reward Plus credit card ends (present tense!) in December 2018 and that a minimum spend was needed to hit the bonus.  The bonus is actually still alive and well and there is no spend target to hit to receive it.

10th January – Four Avios-earning hotel partners which you can’t credit to BA Executive Club

  • There were three errors here, caused because the UK English-language Iberia website shows different partners to the Spanish English-language Iberia website!  Iberostar remains an Iberia Plus partner.  I also missed Paradores which I will offer separately another day.  It seems that Melia can now credit directly into a BA account too (which makes sense, as you can transfer existing points to BA now).

7th January – How to avoid the Heathrow Hotel Hoppa fee by travelling on local buses for free

  • National Express is no longer the operator of the Heathrow Hoppa service

4th January – Bits: Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer devaluation, Thistle / Guoman / Amba sale, new Marriott Bonvoy logo

  • Singapore Airlines does not operate First Class between Manchester and Houston
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