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Qatar Airways Changes Business Class Lounge Access Rules

Qatar Airways was one of the first airlines to “unbundle” its business class fares, which removed airport lounge access from the most competitively priced tickets.... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
KLM to restore further US network routes

With the upcoming easing of travel restrictions to the USA and the Dutch Governments adjusting its quarantine regulations for vaccinated travellers from the USA, KLM is... Read More

Traveling For Miles
New Offer: 125,000 Bonus Points & A Free Night With The Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Card

The welcome bonus on the Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Credit Card has now been changed from a bonus that offered three free nights to a bonus that offers 125,000 Bonus... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Limited Time: Some Citi Credit Cards Now Earn 3 Extra Points/Dollar For Select Hotel & Car Rental Bookings

Citi's PR team have been in touch to let me know about a promotion that's been running since the beginning of the month but that I had no idea was available - holders of... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Ending: Earn A Mystery Bonus When You Buy Marriott Bonvoy Points

Since the middle of August, Marriott Bonvoy has been running a points sale promotion in which it has been offering a mystery bonus on points purchased and points gifted... Read More

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Accor ALL Points Promo: Earn €120 For 3 Stays

Accor’s ALL Loyalty Program doesn’t get enough mention, and that’s a mistake. Well, it’s pretty much that way because Accor doesn’t yet have rewards credit... Read More

Traveling For Miles
KLM Reverses Some US Route Cuts – Two Routes Are Now Back In The Schedules

Just two weeks ago, KLM announced that it would be cutting three of its winter routes between Amsterdam and the United States as the Biden administration continued to do... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Save Up To $55 On Marriott Bonvoy Stays With This Chase Offer [Targeted]

Chase appears to be targeting select cardholders for a Marriott Bonvoy offer which gives a user up to $55 off their next stay. The offer is valid for bookings that are... Read More

God Save The Points
Airlines Propose Banning Passengers From “All” Airlines For Mask Issues

Unruly passengers are the scourge of air travel. Selfish acts ruin the experience for hundreds, often leading to diversions or delays which screw up plans, and... The... Read More

Traveling For Miles
BA’s New Short-Haul Onboard F&B System Seems Excellent

At the beginning of the year, British Airways announced that it would stop serving food and drinks from an onboard cart on its short-haul routes. It wasn’t clear from... Read More

Miles from Blighty
New UK Amex Offer for luxury Marriott hotels in UK and Europe

Some luxury Marriott properties in EU/UK are available with a new Amex offer - available on all my UK Amex cards. The post New UK Amex Offer for luxury Marriott hotels... Read More

God Save The Points
A US – Europe Jet Lag Routine That Works Well!

From the start, let me be clear: you’re not going to like this. But, and it’s a big b-u-t, if you do follow these tips, you... The post A US – Europe Jet Lag... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Finnair and Turkish Airlines announce a codeshare agreement

An interesting little titbit today, with oneworld alliance member Finnair and Star Alliance Member Turkish Airlines announcing a codeshare agreement today. Starting... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
easyJet to expand its seasonal bases in Spain and Portugal

easyJet is planning for Summer 2022, with the announcement it is planning to open more seasonable bases. EasyJet Airbus A319 climbing out of Manchester Airport –... Read More

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Airbus To Introduce Boeing 787 Style ‘Dimmable’ Windows On New A350’s

The futuristic Airbus A350 is getting a notable makeover. For a start, like its direct competitor the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, new deliveries won’t offer window... Read More

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Opinion: Airlines Should Offer “Upsell” Wine

This may be a bit niche, but with a growing number of people learning more about wine, thanks to online Zoom tasting instruction and just sheer... The post Opinion:... Read More

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India Looks To Reopen Travel With Free Visitor Visas

Of all the trips in the world, few leave visitors with as much joy for life, reflection and spirit than a trip to India. Like many... The post India Looks To Reopen... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Emirates prepares network ramp-up to the USA

Well, it’s starting – with the announcement from the USA yesterday about its entry policies changing (and I’ve got an opinion and thought piece coming on that... Read More

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How To Visit The UK Right Now (Testing + Forms)

I’ve bounced back and forth between the US and UK this year more than a handful of times, and spent more than 28 days in isolation... The post How To Visit The UK... Read More

God Save The Points
Best Chase Sapphire Preferred Benefits (100K Point Bonus)

Update: for a limited time the Chase Sapphire Preferred is offering 100,000 Points as a welcome bonus. The rewards points are worth at least $1250 if... The post Best... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Air France deploys the first Safran Cabins new overhead bins

It’s a minor fascination for us at Economy Class and Beyond, but we have a thing for overhead bins – mainly as we look towards both larger and more efficient use of... Read More

God Save The Points
Should You Still “Dress Up” To Fly In First Class?

Make no mistake, I’m slightly obsessed with airport fashion and etiquette. A few months ago, I summarized my love into musings on the types of outfits... The post... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Air China selects Recaro’s new CL6720 Business Class flat-bed seat

It seems Recaro Aircraft Seating is picking up more orders, with Air China picking up an order for the new CL6720 Business Class Seat.  Air China has ordered 10... Read More

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Review: The “Easy” Hotels.com Rewards Program!

Infrequent hotel guest, or just infrequently in a city where your preferred hotel chain exists? Or is it all just too frustrating and complicated to keep... The post... Read More

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48 Perfect Hours In New York City: Best Hotels, Sights, Restaurants & More

In the city of blinding lights, you’ll find everything you’re looking for. It’s the city dreams are made of, where there’s nothing you can’t do. That’s...... Read More

God Save The Points
48 Perfect Hours In New York City: Best Hotels, Sights, Restaurants & More

In the city of blinding lights, you’ll find everything you’re looking for. It’s the city dreams are made of, where there’s nothing you can’t do. That’s...... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Jetstar selects Recaro BL3710 seats for its Airbus A321neo

Jetstar is the latest customer of Recaro Aircraft Seating taking on the BL3710 seat for its Airbus A321neo aircraft. Jetstar A321neo – Image, Airbus/Recaro  This... Read More

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Breaking: US Will Announce End Of Travel Bans On Monday

Skepticism is fairly warranted at this point, but the United States will finally drop blanket travel bans in place for visitors from the UK and Europe.... The post... Read More

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Hot Euro Cities To Dubai Business Class Deals From £625 Round Trip

Flying in the comforts of flat bed business class is always fun, but it’s even more enjoyable when you get a taste of culture from your... The post Hot Euro Cities To... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
British Airways extends Tier statuses for more of its passengers

In a sign that the summer season hasn’t gone as well as expected British Airways is extending Frequent Flyer status for more of its customers.  British Airways Boeing... Read More

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Bali Plans Limited Tourism Reopening For October

September 20th Update: After plans emerged to turn Bali into a sandbox for vaccinated visitors, more details are emerging, many of which are encouraging, some of... The... Read More

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