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Doughnuts on the Mound – To the Mound and to the Planes! (Travel Technology: Canon 100-400L and lots of planes)

Doughnuts On The Mound – To the Mound and to the Planes! (with Travel Technology: Using the Canon 100-400L and lots of planes) Editors note: This is a repost, as... Read More

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(ACT FAST!) 15 Avios per £1 Spent with Expedia

Apologies for the short notice on this but I just noticed that until 11am tomorrow (21st July 2017) you can earn 15.75 Avios per £1 for booking hotels with Expedia... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
£1,186 Business Class to the Maldives Return (and Get BA Silver Status – 640 Tier Points!)

Following on from the excellent Qatar sale fares I wrote about recently, there are also some very good fares for Business Class to the Maldives available from... Read More

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Premier Inn Sale – rooms at £39 (and why this is a great deal)

The fantastic (yes, really) Premier Inn has just released 20,000 Summer holiday rooms at a great value £39 and under. The Premier Inn sale applies to selected... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
easyJet Europe starts up – airline awarded Austrian Air Operaters Certificate

In the uncertain times of the UK leaving the EU- airlines are preparing their plans for the future. easyJet has chosen its own future – by setting up another... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
The Massive Value of Choice Privileges Points in Scandinavia

I wrote yesterday about how Choice Privileges Points might well be the best hotel loyalty ‘currency’ you’ve never heard of. There are a few reasons why... Read More

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Current Le Club Accor promotions—July update

Le Club Accor, the loyalty scheme for Sofitel, Pullman, Novotel, Mercure, Ibis and others, is running a number of promotions this summer. As always with Le Club... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Delta to use Recaro CL3710 seats in economy class aboard their A350s

Time to turn out attention to the back of the plane – and in particular – Delta‘s Airbus A350. There’s been a lot of fanfare over the Delta One... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Delta to use Recaro CL3710 seats in Economy aboard its A350s

Time to turn out attention to the back of the plane – and in particular – Delta‘s Airbus A350. There’s been a lot of fanfare over the Delta One... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Why Choice Privileges Points are Brilliant – and How to Buy Them Cheap

You could be forgiven for not knowing much about Choice Hotels and its loyalty programme ‘Choice Privileges’. Despite being one of the largest hotel groups... Read More

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EasyJet Launches Libraries in the Sky

In the high stakes world of the commercial aviation industry, social responsibility is not necessarily something that we immediately associate with the majority of... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
British Airways add three more routes from London City Airport

For those of you who fly from London City Airport, there’s good news as British Airways prepare to add more routes – this time to Paris Orly, Prague and... Read More

Miles from Blighty
How this little sticker saved me missing my flight this morning!

About a year after Global Entry, the US speedy immigration system, was launched a small number of non-US nationals were able to respond to invites from airlines to... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Nectar bargains at Pizza Express and Vue cinemas

While it sometimes seems like I’m the only seasoned travel hacker who bothers with the Nectar loyalty programme, I will happily continue to sing its praises (and... Read More

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£791 BUSINESS CLASS Return Europe to Asia! – New Qatar Airways Sale Highlights

Another day, another Qatar sale: this time with Business Class Return flights from Europe to Asia, starting at just £791. Check out our pick of the Qatar Airways... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Doughnuts on the Mound – To the Mound and to the Planes! (Travel Technology: Canon 100-400L)

Doughnuts On The Mound – To the Mound and to the Planes! (with Travel Technology: Using the Canon 100-400L) In this epic day trip (and it twas epic) Spotting for... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
British Airways finally update their safety video

There are some thing in the aviation world that have been pretty timeless. One of those things is the old British Airways safety video – which has had so many nips... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Air Côte d’Ivoire takes delivery of a new A320 aboard… with Stelia Aerospace’s Celeste Seat!

Air Côte d’Ivoire took delivery of a new Airbus A320 at Toulouse on Monday. Whilst this isn’t headline news in itself… there’s something... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Announces Devaluation of Rewards on American Airlines

Alaska Airlines have announced some changes to their relationship with American Airlines. To their credit, however, these changes will be implemented on 1 January, 2018... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Should You Buy Hyatt Points with the 40% Bonus?

Whilst I was disconnected from the internet for a week – I’ll leave you to decide whether I was sent to “rehab” to try to cure me of an unhealthy... Read More

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Today only – 15% off ALL Flybe flights (+ earn Avios)

To celebrate it being 15 years since they rebranded from British European, Flybe are today only offering 15% off all flights via the Flybe promo code FLYBEIS15.... Read More

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Earn Avios for Watching Game of Thrones Tonight!

Joe recently explained how you can take advantage of a TopCashback offer to earn Avios for watching films. On the same theme, if you’re quick you can grab... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Reminder: Travelex Supercard suspended from 24th July

It’s fast coming up to the 24th July. For TravelEx Supercard holders – it’s a date some have been dreading, mainly as this is when the Supercard... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
80% Hilton Points Bonus, so Hilton hotels from £17.20!

Until 3 August, you can get an 80% Hilton Points bonus when purchasing a minimum of 5,000 Hilton Honors points. Hilton HHonors Points usually cost... Read More

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My Favourite Regular Hotel Discount – 30% Off IHG Partner Rate (Open to Everyone)

With the unfortunate demise of Accor’s ‘Happy Monday’ rates, and Club Carlson’s 2-for-1 / 4-for-2 offers now scarcely a distant memory,... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Airplane Art – American Airlines Boeing 767-300ER taxing at Chicago O’Hare

It’s Sunday again, so it must be time for some more airplane art. This week taxing at Chicago O’Hare International Airport is an American Airlines Boeing... Read More

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Virgin Red “Keys to the Kasbah” competition, for Points-Savvy Travellers

Yesterday, we gave you a whistle-stop introduction to the Virgin Red Loyalty App for all the Virgin group companies. This July, they’ve brought back last... Read More

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SkyTeam Status Match! – Including to Top Tier SkyTeam Elite Plus

Many of our readers will enjoy the fine benefits of elite status with BA and the Oneworld alliance, but you can never have too much status! I will therefore quickly walk... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
London tip: Ride By Bus

A lot of tourists and locals default transportation method is a simple one: head for the Tube  But if you have time.. do yourself a favour and take the bus. ... Read More

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The 10 key questions on earning/using the Hilton Free Night Certificate

While one of the easiest and best value travel rewards to earn in the “points-hacking” game, the Hilton free night certificate is also almost certainly the... Read More

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Virgin Red – What Points-Savvy Travellers should know about the Loyalty App

Virgin Red, they Loyalty App for all the Virgin brands, brings out somewhat of a mixed reaction amongst points-savvy and frequent travellers. Some love it! Others just... Read More