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I Called Amex To Cancel My SPG Card – This Is What Happened

I currently hold the legacy Chase Marriott Rewards Premier Credit card on which I have an offer from Chase to upgrade to the Marriott Rewards Premier Plus credit... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Will Qatar Airways Install Suites In Its New Narrow-Body Aircraft?

Qatar Airways revolutionised Business Class seating when it introduced the world to its QSuite product back in 2017 and now it looks like there's a chance that the... Read More

Traveling For Miles
La Compagnie Will Fly Its New A321 To New York From June

La Compagnie is the all-Business Class airline which currently operates two Boeing 757 aircraft between Paris and New York. The airline often offers very good fares for... Read More

Traveling For Miles
FLASH SALE: British Airways Luxury Holiday Sale Is On (UK)

British Airways has only just come off a very good winter sale and now it's launching a luxury holiday sale which runs through to Monday 18 February. Long-haul and... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Ryanair to launch a frequent flyer scheme – introducing Ryanair Choice

It’s true. The king of low-cost carriers has decided to launch a frequent flyers scheme. Ryanair is to introduce Ryanair Choice Ryanair Boeing 737-800 landing at... Read More

Traveling For Miles
FARE ALERT: Brussels – Shanghai Roundtrip Business Class From $1,735 (BA/Virgin Atlantic)

Virgin Atlantic and British Airways are both currently offering very good Business Class deals for travel between Brussels and Shanghai for travel though to the end of... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
When the Phone Agent is Wrong – HUACA!

It is truly a sad state of affairs when one cannot rely on the information provided by customer service agents. It’s not really their fault – working in a... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Emirates switches to Airbus A350 and A330neo

Along with this mornings announcement of Airbus A380 production being wound down, Emirates have confirmed with Airbus replacement aircraft to take their place. The... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
More FREE AwardWallet Plus Codes – Don’t Miss Out!

Yesterday I shared a bunch of free 6-month AwardWallet Plus memberships. At the time I thought I only had 10 to give away, but the referral code still seems to be... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
SNAPSHOT: Crowne Plaza Madrid Airport

Time for another snapshot- this time focusing on the Crowne Plaza Madrid Airport. For those of you who are new to the blog: Trip Reports – These are full... Read More

Traveling For Miles
KLM Is Offering Good Business Class Fares Out Of London (Again)

Over the past year (possibly a little longer) KLM has started to offer some very good Business Class fares originating in London and, considering what an expensive... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Why I Think Loyalty Programs With Minimum Spend Criteria Are Leaving Money On The Table

While I understand the thinking behind the introduction of minimum spend criteria (customers may take more flights/book more hotel nights just to spend enough to reach... Read More

Traveling For Miles
TODAY ONLY: 25% Off Iberia Gift Cards At Iberia.com

Iberia is running a very interesting Valentine's Day promotion in which it's selling gift cards with a discount of 25%. With Iberia gift cards valid for travel on any... Read More

Traveling For Miles
End of An Era: Emirates Converts A380 Orders To A350s & A330s

Emirates has just announced a deal to purchase 40 Airbus A330-900neos and 30 Airbus A350-900 which will be delivered between 2021 and 2024 and this almost certainly... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Airbus A380 production to end in 2021

In news that should come in no shock, Airbus will cease the manufacturing of the A380 during 2021. Singapore Airlines – one of the first customers of the Airbus... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Hilton Honors Brings in New 120,000 Point Per Night Standard Reward Price Level

Hilton Honors recently implemented a ‘Points Explorer’ – read more by clicking here – which in my opinion does little more than highlight how far... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
IHG Buys Ultra-Lux Six Senses Hotels & Resorts for $300 Million…

Not content with scooping up Kimpton and Regent in recent years, IHG has now announced the purchase of Six Senses Hotels, Resorts & Spas for a cool $300 million. As... Read More

Points to be Made
Review of JAL Business Class Lounge, Frankfurt. (Also used by British Airways, American Airlines etc.)

This is my review of the Japan Airlines (JAL) Business Class lounge at Frankfurt Airport. This lounge serves those flying British Airways, American Airlines, Royal... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
6 Month Free AwardWallet Plus Membership – 10 Codes Available!

If you want 6 months of free AwardWallet Plus membership, all you have to do is sign up here  – but be quick as I’ve only got 10 codes to share! For... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Norwegian Cancels All Its Caribbean Routes & Cuts Back In Paris Too

Some links to products and travel providers on this website will earn Traveling For Miles a commission which helps contribute to the running of the site –... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Check Your Marriott Cash & Points Reservations – They May Be Wrong

Almost 6 months have now passed since Marriott rolled SPG into Marriott rewards in August 2018 and although some issues have finally been resolved (most people's... Read More

Points to be Made
Goodbye SPG, Hello Marriott Bonvoy!

It is the end of an era as Starwood Preferred Guest brand is dissolved and Marriott Bonvoy comes to life. See what changes are happening for all its members around the... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Qatar Airways Will Replace Its A380s With The Boeing 777X

Qantas recently confirmed that it was cancelling what remaining A380 orders it had, Emirates has suggested that it may look to change its remaining A380 orders to A350s... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Are American Airlines Gift Cards No Longer Triggering The Amex Airline Fee Credit?

I've long said that I don't like the way American Express limits the airline credits that it offers on the Hilton Honors Aspire Card, the Platinum Card and the Gold Card... Read More

Points to be Made
How do Spanish Frequent Flyers celebrate Valentines Day? With a 25% discount on Iberia Gift cards of course!

Iberia are offering 25% discount on gift cards purchased through their special landing page. Note a few basic restrictions but you can potentially save €125 very... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Emirates Announces A New 5th Freedom Route

Emirates operates around thirty 5th Freedom Routes around the globe with the better known ones including Milan - New York, Athens - New York and Bangkok - Hong Kong. Now... Read More

Traveling For Miles
IHG Buys Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas For $300m

IHG has announced the purchase of Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas for the sum of $300m. The purchase covers all the Six Senses brand and operating companies but dies not... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Heathrow Express to accept Contactless Payments and Oyster Cards

It’s taken long enough, but Heathrow Express will start to accept Contactless Payments and Oyster Cards for use on its services from the 19th February... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
75% Off Beer with Amex

While I fully concede we are supposed to be a travel hack (as opposed to discount alcohol) site, a deal appeared on my Amex Gold today which is simply too good not to... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Marriott’s Next “Category Creep” Devaluation is Already Here

Hotel chains try to avoid substantial changes to their award charts. This strategy shields them somewhat from negative customer feedback – think “MASSIVE... Read More

Points to be Made
AMAZING fare – Portugal to Brazil round trip business class for only £1056 / €1200!

LATAM have a very good fare between Portugal and the two biggest cities in Brazil which is attractive for tier point collectors who also fancy exploring Brazil for a... Read More

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