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Hours Left: Buy Marriott Bonvoy Points At 0.875 Cents Each (And Use The Higher Purchase Limit)

This is just a quick reminder that Marriott's points sale in which it's offering a 30% discount on the regular cost of points is ending tonight at 23:59 ET. If you need... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Chase Just Reduced A Very Useful Credit Card’s Annual Fee To ZERO

I cannot remember the last time I saw a credit card issuer actually lower the annual fee on one of its cards, but that appears to be exactly what Chase has done on one... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: An Irish Aviation Enthusiasts day out – 25 hours and 36 minutes later…

Homeward: 25 hours and 36 minutes later… An Irish Aviation Enthusiasts day out In this adventure Cheap flights? Not at £95 one way… Birmingham to... Read More

Traveling For Miles
GREAT DEAL: Earn 20,000 Membership Rewards Points With Air Canada [Targeted]

Following on from its great offers on Air France and ANA flights American Express is back with another big offer a little closer to home with targeted cardholders able... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Oops… Tesco Statements are Being Processed, so those who Switched to Virgin Miles for the 1,000 Miles Might Want to Move Fast

Every three months… usually… I write about the opportunity to receive 1,000 free Virgin Atlantic miles from Tesco Clubcard. All you have to do is set your... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Marriott Is Buying Seven Caribbean Hotels To Add To Its All-Inclusive Portfolio

At the beginning of August Marriott announced that it planned to offer guests more all-inclusive options and that it planned to do so with a mixture of new-builds,... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Heathrow Express/TfL Rail services suspended this Saturday(19th October)

If you’re planning to take either Heathrow Express or TfL Rail (ex Heathrow Connect) services between London Paddington and Heathrow Airport this Saturday, you... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Summer Premium Adventures – Food Mistakes in Bangkok featuring Asiatique

Food Mistakes in Bangkok featuring Asiatique Summer Premium Adventures In this Summer Premium Adventure (Warning: Long!) In the Summertime when the weather is... Read More

Traveling For Miles
ENDING: Buy Hyatt Points With The Best Bonus Usually Offered

The latest Hyatt points sale offers World of Hyatt members the same 40% bonus that was on offer over the summer and, just as it did then, this represents the best bonus... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Get Marriott Bonvoy Elite Status In Half The Usual Time (Targeted)

I received an email from Marriott Bonvoy earlier today offering double elite night credits on all eligible stays through to the end of January 2020. “Registered... Read More

Traveling For Miles
American Express Is Adding Benefits To Its Corporate Cards

American Express has announced that starting today and going forward, it will be adding new benefits to all three of its Corporate Cards as it brings some cards into... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Southwest Is Making The Companion Pass Harder To Get (And Making A Small Improvement Too)

To earn a Companion Pass for 2020 a Rapid Rewards member has to fly 100 one-way qualifying flights or earn 110,000 Companion Qualifying Points by the end of the calendar... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: An Irish Aviation Enthusiasts Day out – Aer Lingus Regional EI3276 Dublin to Birmingham

An Irish Aviation Enthusiasts day out Exploring Dublin Early in the Morning. In this adventure Cheap flights? Not at £95 one way… Birmingham to Holyhead... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Big News: JetBlue & Norwegian Say They Intend To Partner Up

JetBlue and Norwegian have just announced that they have signed a Letter of Intent for an interline agreement which will "allow customers to combine low fares in a... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Air Arabia and Eithad to launch a low-cost carrier out of Abu Dhabi

Air Arabia and Etihad Aviation Group are working together on a new low-cost carrier to be based out of Etihad’s Abu Dhabi hub. The new airline will be called... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Qatar Airways Gives Top-Tier Elites Free Access To The Al Safwa First Class Lounge

Qatar Airways has announced that, with immediate effect, Platinum-tier Privilege Club members may access the Al Safwa First Class lounge in Doha free of charge when... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Chase Offering Sapphire Reserve Cardholders 20% Boost On Apple Purchases Made With Points

I'm a big fan of Chase Ultimate Rewards but my primary use for the currency revolves around transferring points across to the World of Hyatt and using them for stays at... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Swiss resumes A220 operations

It’s been a couple of days – but it seems Swiss have brought their Airbus A220 fleet on-stream again after grounding the fleet for inspections. Swiss Airbus... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
What is the ‘New’ Nectar Scheme Like?

As many readers may already know, Nectar recently rolled out a range of changes to how the programme works – particularly in relation to earning bonus points from... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: Summer Premium Adventures – Exploring some of Bangkok’s Famous Wats

Exploring some of Bangkok’s Famous Wats Summer Premium Adventures In this Summer Premium Adventure (Warning: Long!) In the Summertime when the weather is... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Buy Flying Blue Miles From Just 1.73 Cents Each & Book Seattle – Europe Business Class From $1,811 Roundtrip

Flying Blue is back with a new mileage sale and the sale is being run at a time when Flying Blue Miles can be put to extra good use courtesy of the Special Edition Promo... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Norwegian Is Adding More Flights Between the US & Europe

Norwegian hasn't been going through the best of time of late with but with a big restructuring underway and a number of creditors placated (at least for the time being),... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Fly Qatar Airways Qsuites Europe – Doha For Just 29,000 Miles

Qatar Airways has now published its latest set of Easy Deals which cover travel up to the busy Holiday period (the Holidays are not included) and, as usual, there are... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: An Irish Aviation Enthusiasts day out – Back to being a passenger in T2/T1

An Irish Aviation Enthusiasts day out Behind the Scenes at Dublin Airport. In this adventure Cheap flights? Not at £95 one way… Birmingham to Holyhead with... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Refer Friends & Family For Amex Cards With No Lifetime Language

American Express has long allowed cardholders to refer family, friends, and acquaintances for one or more cards that they hold, but now some of these referral offers... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Travelodge is Introducing a New ‘Cleaning Fee’ – Cheapskate or Sensible Move?

I was recently looking at Travelodge rates in London, as part of a trip later this year. I have stayed with them many times and generally find the hotels to be of a... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Closes a Big Loophole

Regular readers will be well aware that InsideFlyer UK LOVES Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan. Rather than use Alaska miles to fly from Point A to Point B, we try to take... Read More

Traveling For Miles
DEALS: Book USA – Europe Business Class Awards For 36,000 Miles One-Way

Flying Blue (the loyalty program for Air France/KLM) has gone live with its "Special Edition" Promo Awards today and there are a number of incredibly good deals on offer... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Air New Zealand Will Offer More Legroom In Economy Class (For A Price)

Air New Zealand appears to believe that there are a significant number of flyers for whom its standard Economy Class seats are too tight and for whom the cost of Premium... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
FlyBe to become Virgin Connect

With Connect Airways taking the helm of FlyBe after the take over earlier this year, the next stage comes along – with the airline to be re-branded as Virgin... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Get A 40% Bonus In Alaska’s Latest Mileage Sale (And Book Some Great Awards)

Alaska is once again offering a bonus to anyone willing to buy its currency in its latest mileage sale (is it me or are these becoming more frequent?) and with Alaska... Read More

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