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The Best Value Miles Redemptions to Australia / NZ Are a Little Unconventional…

The best value Miles redemptions to Australia and New Zealand require a little imagination, despite (or perhaps because of) the enduring popularity of the Antipodes. You... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Allegiant Air picks Acro Series 3 Seats for linefit

The world of aircraft seating continues to evolve with Acro Aircraft Seating to supply its Acro Series 3 seats as a line-fit option Allegiant Air will be the first... Read More

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Earn air miles and hotel points on mobile phone roaming charges

The very phrase “roaming charges” brings me out in a slightly cold sweat, synonymous as I see it with sky-high mobile telephone bills. However, there are... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Paying to recline your seat? How about asking the person behind you first? (Hello BBC WM/BBC Hereford and Worcester)

New readers from BBC WM 95.6FM and  BBC Hereford and Worcester  – Welcome to Economy Class and Beyond. This is a follow-on article from what I... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Airplane Art – Air France Airbus A318

It’s Sunday again, so it must be time for some more airplane art. Lining up for departure at Hamburg Airport is an Air France Airbus A318 as it prepares to return... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Got travel insurance? No? Get it if you’re travelling…

As we head into the summer travel season, stories are beginning to emerge of those who failed to get travel insurance, and have had major medical bills because of this... Read More

Points to be Made
Use this simple change to save money on every AirBnB bookings

Airbnb calculates one aspect of its bookings slightly differently depending on your profile settings. Using this trick you can save money on each booking which can add... Read More

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Luxury Bargains Using the Alaska Mileage Plan Mile Sale!

Until 1st July 2017, you can get (up to) a 40% bonus when buying Alaska Mileage Plan Miles. The bonus is tiered and gets higher the more Miles you buy: 5,000 –... Read More

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One year free premium hotel status, worth $150

Leading Hotels of the World (LHW) is the loyalty scheme for one of the largest collections of genuine luxury hotels in the world – with over 375 hotels in 75... Read More

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Travelodge SuperRooms??? – They Actually Look Pretty Good!

I wrote earlier in the week about how you can currently get £5-£15 worth of Amazon gift cards with any Travelodge booking. As I was searching, I came across... Read More

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LAST CHANCE to Get 25% More Avios When Transferring from TopCashback!

This is a final reminder that tomorrow is the very last day to get 25% more Avios when transferring credit from TopCashback – the bonus ends 20th May 2017. I... Read More

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Premier Inn Sale – Cities Across the UK for £39 or Less

There is a Premier Inn sale at the moment offering rooms throughout the UK for £39.00 or under. According to the terms, there are 3,000 “Super value... Read More

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No Expansion of the Electronics Cabin Ban After All?

The BBC reported yesterday that plans to expand the electronics cabin ban to flights from Europe to the USA are now off the table: “US and EU officials have... Read More

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Seven Bad Habits Associated With Hotel Chain Elite Status

Dr. Redeye and I had an interesting back-and-forth regarding the value of elite status at hotel chains. You can read my post (in favour of elite status) here. Dr.... Read More

Points to be Made
BA and Cathay Pacific blocking last minute Avios awards, some within 22 days

British Airways and Cathay Pacific have agreed to block Avios redemptions at least 5 days prior to departure, with some reports being as far as 22 days. We investigated... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Pleasure and Business – BA294 Chicago to Heathrow Airport in World Traveller Plus

Pleasure and Business – BA294 Chicago to Heathrow Airport in World Traveller Plus In this adventure… Pleasure and Business Mixing things together (again)... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
IHG Rewards Points ‘Flash Sale’ (100% Bonus = Hotels from ~£22.50)

For the next couple of days you can pick up some discounted IHG Rewards Points thanks to IHG’s latest Points ‘Flash Sale’. This one offers... Read More

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£50 Off Travel from American Express!

American Express is once again offering a £50 rebate for spending £200+ on hotels, flights or car hire with American Express Travel. I noticed the offer on... Read More

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Participate in the InsideFlyer UK Reader Survey and Help us to Improve the Website

What sort of items would you like to see more of on InsideFlyer UK? Which loyalty programmes are you most interested in? Which airlines do you have elite status with?... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Pleasure and Business, Chicago O’Hare, British Airways Terraces Lounge

Pleasure and Business – Back to O’Hare, British Airways Terraces Club Lounge In this adventure… Pleasure and Business Mixing things together (again)... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
KLM prepares to add direct services to Mumbai

KLM is working at its network, with the announcement it is to fly from Amsterdam to Mumbai. KLM Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner “Sunflower” at Amsterdam Schiphol... Read More

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Hilton bargains! Japan at 50% off, Middle East/Africa at 25% off

Hilton hotels have just launched two separate sales offering some potentially interesting far flung destinations at bargain prices. Japan at 50% off First up... Read More

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How to Convert 75,000 Starpoints into First Class Flights

Earlier this year, I wrote about Marriott Rewards Travel Packages. You can refresh your memory by re-reading it here. But essentially these packages involve a... Read More

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Earn up to 10,000 Bonus Avios for Booking Hotels with Kaligo – Good Deal?

You can currently earn some pretty chunky Avios bonuses through booking hotels with Kaligo. You can earn 5,000 bonus Avios for spending £500+ or 10,000 bonus Avios... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Pleasure and Business – Hyatt Regency O’Hare

Pleasure and Business – Hyatt Regency O’Hare In this adventure… Pleasure and Business Mixing things together (again) Off to Heathrow Cathay Pacific... Read More

Points to be Made
IHG Accelerate Q2 2017 – the same old…

The latest IHG Rewards Club promotion follows a similar pattern for the last couple of years. The entirety of my offer can be triggered with one stay, but how does yours... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Airplane Air – British Airways Boeing 747-400 emerging from the fog

It’s Sunday again, so it must be time for some airplane art. This week, emerging from the fog on an early morning is a British Airways Boeing 747-400 as it taxies... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
If you do ONE Thing with your computer tonight…

If you do one thing tonight with your computer, tablet or phone tonight, please check it for software updates. Why? I’m sure you’ve heard about the wonders... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Pleasure and Business – Travel Technology – The Canon 40mm f2.8STM

Pleasure and Business – Travel Technology: Canon 40mm F2.8 STM with a Canon 100D In this adventure… Pleasure and Business Mixing things together (again) Off... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Pleasure and Business – Deep Dish Pizza Fun

Pleasure and Business – Deep Dish Pizza Fun In this adventure… Pleasure and Business Mixing things together (again) Off to Heathrow Cathay Pacific Lounge... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Pleasure and Business – The Intercontinental Magnificent Mile, Chicago

Pleasure and Business – The Intercontinental Magnificent Mile, Chicago In this adventure… Pleasure and Business Mixing things together (again) Off to... Read More

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