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Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Changes Mileage and Tier Point Earning With Delta Airlines

Virgin Atlantic Flying Club has announced changes to how members earn and redeem miles on Delta Airlines, as well as earn Tier Points. The more interesting element for... Read More

Points to be Made
Free £25 Uber ride for Barclaycard users, also 11th ride ‘free’.

Uber has a couple of promotion running for Barclaycard holders. This appears not to be targetted (other than having a Barclaycard) and may be of genuine use to those who... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Free £5+ (or 525 Avios) for Everyone from TopCashback – TODAY ONLY!

TopCashback really is spoiling us a bit at the moment. For today only, all members can get an extra £5 cashback when spending £20+ with any merchant.... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
The most spacious Boeing 787-9 out there? Step forward Japan Airlines

Editors note: I’m catching up on the rest of the world after the Paris Air Show and my work life taking over… again. Expect me to go through stuff... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Paris Air Show 2017: Day 4 Digest

As we come to the end of the commercial part of the Paris Air Show 2017, and turn into the public display days, it’s time to see who managed to scrape a few more... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Norwegian Airlines Announces a New Route to Buenos Aires, Argentina

I don’t normally pay much attention to route announcements from Norwegian Airlines. After all, I’m famous here at Inside Flyer UK for my allergic reaction to... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Etihad Airways Removes Free Chauffeur Service

Besides the onboard delights of Etihad Airways First Class service, one of the joys of travelling with Etihad in a premium cabin is its chauffeur service. Unfortunately,... Read More

Miles from Blighty
REVIEW: Signature at MGM Grand, Las Vegas

A recent stay at the Signature at MGM Grand, booked through Amex Travel, was great. Good for plane spotters too. The post REVIEW: Signature at MGM Grand, Las Vegas... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
IHG Barclaycard gone, Hilton Barclaycard remains fantastic

There was no hiding our disappointment when, earlier this year, IHG announced that it was to pull its IHG points/status earning Barclaycard. With an often healthy sign... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Closes Delta Airlines Loophole with new Reward Chart

Virgin Atlantic Flying Club made some substantial changes at the beginning of 2017. You can read about them here. In terms of rewards, the short version is that Economy... Read More

Points to be Made
Earn 500 Avios for 1st time Deliveroo customers, or per £100 for existing customers

Deliveroo has an Avios promotion running through the whole summer for UK residents. This may be good if you want food or drink sent to you instead of ordering a... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Paris Air Show 2017: Day 3 Digest

Day three has been and gone at Le Bourget, so it must be time to see who has opened their wallets or got their pens out to sign for more aeroplanes at The Paris Air... Read More

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Save Money on Hotels with £15 Secret Escapes Sign Up Bonus!

Secret Escapes can be a useful tool when trying to find good value hotel stays. If you haven’t heard about “the worst-kept secret in luxury... Read More

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Swiss bargains – long haul Business Class from £578 return

Swiss seems to have taken a leaf out of the Qatar book, and is currently offering some superb value on long-haul Business class, provided that you travel with a... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
New South Western Rail franchise taps Bombardier for new trains

Yes, we’re going back to our semi-regular diversion of trains – and for commuters in the South West of London and beyond – this is important as the new... Read More

Miles from Blighty
REVIEW: Malaysian Airlines KL to Seoul – run for the crew!

The main Business Class toilet was redesigned for 'Crew Use Only' on my recent overnight flight from KL to Seoul. The post REVIEW: Malaysian Airlines KL to Seoul –... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Double Avios on high street shopping plus 250 free Avios

We’ve previously mentioned the ability to earn Avios when shopping in real (as opposed to online) stores. To benefit, you simply log in to your Avios eStore... Read More

Points to be Made
UK Visa and Immigration to charge just to email them!

UK Visas and Immigrations just started to charge you just to even EMAIL them! This post also describes my experience and how the quality of service does not justify this... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Paris Air Show 2017: Day 2 Digest

So day two of the Paris Air Show 2017 has concluded, and once again – it seems Boeing is stealing the march on orders. Let’s dive straight in with the... Read More

Miles from Blighty
BA new Club Europe options in 7 pictures

I have been 'enjoying' the BA new Club Europe menus over the past few weeks. I have reviewed seven different offerings in this post. The post BA new Club Europe options... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Paris Air Show: Airspace by Airbus reaches the A320 family

I’ve been watching Airspace by Airbus on and off the past few years as the product is developed for wide-bodied planes (the Airbus A330neo and A350) – so... Read More

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Hilton extends summer sale – 25% off Europe, Middle East & Africa

When reporting on the Americas/Caribbean 20% off flash sale today, we stated that the 25% off Europe flash sale had now ended. While that was technically correct at the... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Hilton Flash Sale – 20% Off in the US, Canada, Latin America + Caribbean

Hot on the heels of the Europe sale that ended yesterday, there is now a new Hilton flash sale offering 20% off hotels in the USA, Canada, Latin America and... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
The Boeing 737 MAX 10 – Boeing’s answer to the A321neo?

So Boeing has been at the drawing boards again – and have come up with its next answer – The Boeing 737 MAX 10. Boeing 737 MAX 10 – Image, The Boeing... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Paris Air Show 2017 – Day 1 Digest – Attack of the Narrow-bodies

Welcome to the return of the air show digest – and we’re back at Le Bourget (well, I’m not – I’m sat in Birmingham cooking in an office).... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
50%+ Rebate on Hotels Stays by Stacking Club Carlson Deals!

Historically, Club Carlson (the loyalty programme for Radisson Blu, Park Plaza, Park Inn, etc) has offered very generous promotions. That generosity got reined in quite... Read More

Miles from Blighty
REVIEW: Hyatt Regency, Amsterdam

The latest Hyatt property to open in Europe is the Hyatt Regency Amsterdam. A little distant from the centre for my tastes, it does however another option for Hyatt... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
£18.75 Easyjet credit for £10

Until 22 June, you can earn a very easy 3750 Nectar points for a spend of just £10. Nectar points be used for a variety of redemptions, including at... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Airplane Art – Brussels Airlines Bombardier Dash8 Q400 arriving at Birmingham

It’s Sunday again, so it must be time for some more airplane art. Coming into Birmingham Airport on a sunny afternoon is a Brussels Airlines Bombardier Dash8 Q400... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Paris Air Show: Airbus announces the A380plus study 

It’s been teased about the past few days by Airbus with images sneaking out with their an A380 with a high winglet. Well – it has a name – The Airbus... Read More

Miles from Blighty
So, how is Qatar Airways handling its current problems?

There seems to be an impasse in the discussion around the blockade of Qatar by other Gulf states. Will this impact my flights in November, and what am I doing about it?... Read More