Most of the sales from UK Retailers have started today, as they think they now have to play Santa. Remember when buying in the sales: Always use a points or miles earning credit card Use a site that earns you points as well -for example Gate 365 for British Airways Avios or one of the…
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Opening Avios offer with FlyBe – Quadruple Miles from London City
Flybe has abandoned it’s own frequent flyer scheme in order to give out Avios based on spend. You normally earn 4 Avios per £1 spent, but if you book and fly to or from London City you can earn 16 Avios per £1 spent. This lasts until 31 December 2014 which is a pretty decent…
Tesco Clubcard points on the way to Avios
I have all of my Tesco Clubcard points automatically converted to Avios as I enjoy the old rate of 800 Avios for every £2.50 of vouchers. New members only secure 600 Avios for each £2.50. You earn Clubcard points primarily for shopping at Tesco – online or in store – but you can obtain points…
British Airways increases maximum saving using Avios to £100
Use your Avios to earn discounts on your BA tickets, now up to £100 for 15,000 Avios.
The long way home….
Using a combination of free and paid tickets I am taking the long way home to London. LA to London and Luxembourg, Amman and Doha, Male and then Hong Kong are all on the menu.
Free upgrade on Heathrow Express for BA Executive Club members
You can secure an upgrade on the Heathrow Express if you book before the end of August and are a BA Executive Club member. Plus you can earn some bonus Avios.
Caution when exchanging TopCashBack credits for Avios
MilesFromBlighty explains how to maximise your TopCashBack redemption when earning Avios, by clearing them through Tesco for extra points.
Earning Avios for Heathrow Express tickets
You can earn (a tiny amount of) Avios when buying Heathrow Express tickets. See above for train ticket prices and associated number of Avios earned. If someone else is paying for the ticket, I’d pick these up (why wouldn’t you?), but not go out of my way to use the HEX for the sake of…
Bored with Christmas already? Want to get away … Avios can help.
BA still has some Avios availability if you are looking to get away before New Year: 26 Dec, BA117 LHR-New York, JFK – First Class 26 Dec, BA33, LHR-Johannesburg – Club and First Class 26 Dec, Cathay Pacific has plenty of seats in Business Class to Hong Kong and on to Bangkok Returning JFK…
Using Avios to save cash off flights at ba.com
BA are now allowing holders of Avios to use them for cash discounts at the time of booking. The Avios need to be in your BA account (rather than your Iberia or AirMiles/Avious accounts), and you can select the number you want to use to save up to £30 on your ticket. (£10 is 1,500…