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God Save The Points
Could The UK Form A Travel Bubble With New York?

Did you know there’s one singular airline route in the world which generates more than a billion dollars in revenue annually, for just one airline alone?... Read More

God Save The Points
The Countries Americans Can Still Visit This Summer…

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, which is more plausible than it might usually be, you’ve probably seen that American’s won’t be welcomed... Read More

God Save The Points
Bali Is Reopening To Tourists, Here’s When You Can Visit Again…

Like Madonna, or Adele, Bali needs no introduction. Known as the Island of Gods, Bali is the largest tourism draw to Indonesia, and that’s not without stiff... Read More

God Save The Points
Two New Cities In Europe Win Michelin Stars, 70% Back Open Globally

The Michelin Guide, or more specifically, Michelin Stars bring fame to chefs and dollars to cities along with them. For the first time in the history of the guide,... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Chase Sapphire Credit Cards Are Currently Paying 3x/5x For Dining

I'm a big fan of the Chase Sapphire Cards. The Chase Sapphire Preferred is a great gateway card into the miles and points world, the Chase Sapphire Reserve is a card... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
A Tale Of Two Airline Refunds: British Airways + Virgin Atlantic

As flight routes slowly start to open up again, many people find themselves in the position of still waiting for refunds from the major airlines. I had three mileage... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Airplane Art – All Nippon Airways Boeing 787-9 at Kuala Lumpur International Airport

It’s Sunday again so it must be time for some more airplane art. This week, resting between duties is an All Nippon Airways Boeing 787–9 at Kuala Lumpur... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
A personal note from your editor and writer…

Good afternoon my readers, colleagues and friends.  Please sit tight for an announcement from the sofa of Economy Class and Beyond. What’s happening? From the... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Review: Hilton Dubai Creek – Executive Room

For a short overnight in Dubai on the way to Ras al Khaimah earlier this year, I needed a hotel close to Dubai Airport as my flight landed at midnight. Normally, I would... Read More

From Miles to Smiles
What destinations are safe to fly to this summer?

Following the announcement of airbridges between England and a number of countries, the UK government this week announced 59 countries (Source: Gov) that you can visit... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Last Week at Economy Class and Beyond (5th July)

It’s that time of the week again, where I take a look back at the ups and downs of the Aviation world. Yes, it’s Last Week at Economy Class and... Read More

Miles from Blighty
AA loads schedule changes for August and September overnight – check your bookings!

More AA schedule changes have been loaded over night with lots of changes to my trips for August and September. Check yours! The post AA loads schedule changes for... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Air France to cut 7,500 jobs

It seems that COVID-19 has hammered Air France hard, with over 7,500 jobs to be cut from Air France and HOP! Air France Airbus A319 taking off from Birmingham Airport... Read More

God Save The Points
Madrid Guide: 48 Buzzing Hours Of Tapas, Sights, Vino And More…

Madrid is electric, and if you want 48 perfect hours – you should be too… If you’re looking for a long weekend within Europe, Madrid is up there with... Read More

God Save The Points
UK Lockdown Is Over, Huge Travel Sales Are Here

Just the news travelers were hoping for came in yesterday, with the announcement of 59 countries to which Brits can travel, and visitors can visit from, without needing... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
UK Government sets out its lists of travel corridors and countries that you can travel to

The UK Government after setting up its Quarantine on arrival plan has back-pedalled hard, with the announcement of travel-corridors. Of... Read More

God Save The Points
British Airways Impressive Lounge Reopening Plan

British Airways, like many airlines, is in the process of trying to win customers back into the skies. For frequent travelers and those with a first or business class... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Wow! The Park Hyatt Mallorca Won’t Re Open Until 2021

It's not much of a surprise to find out that the current health crisis combined with the catastrophic crash in the demand for travel has been taken a serious toll on the... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Wyndham Rewards Elite Status Thresholds Reduced For 2020

Wyndham Rewards has announced that it is reducing the number of nights required to earn elite status with the program in 2020. By announcing this move the program is... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Breaking: UK Quarantine Rules Will No Longer Apply To Visitors From 60 Countries (USA Not One Of Them)

In what can only be seen as an admission that its decision to impose quarantine restrictions on visitors from abroad was a monumentally idiotic idea, the British... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Travel From 50+ Countries To Be Exempt From Quarantine In England

The Government has announced that travellers entering England from the following list of countries will not need to undergo a 14-day quarantine on arrival: “From... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
British Airways To Begin Re-Opening Lounges As Route Network Expands

With more flights scheduled to operate in July, British Airways has decided to begin reopening its lounges at Heathrow Airport for elite members and Business/First Class... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Delta Has Restarted Select Beverage Services On Domestic Flights

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

Economy Class & Beyond
British Airways primes its longhaul network

British Airways is getting ready to restart parts of its network, in readiness to welcome passengers again through July.  Expect to see more larger aircraft in the... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Qatar Airways Now Requires Masks AND Face Shields For Economy Class Passengers

In a move that's almost certain to polarize opinion, Qatar Airways has modified the health and safety rules enforced onboard its aircraft to include a requirement for... Read More

God Save The Points
Here’s What Your Flight Cabin Crew Can See On Their iPads…

As humans, we suffer from FOMO, or fear of missing out for those acronym averse readers. When we see a cabin crew member walking around the plane with an iPad and making... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Stack Amex Offer & Portals For A Great Deal On Rimowa Luggage [Targeted]

For pretty obvious reasons we're not seeing very may travel-related offers being targeted to people's Amex accounts, but this offer comes pretty close. American Express... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Has Virgin Just Given You £40?

In these difficult economic times it’s always nice to get surprise money. If you have the Virgin Atlantic Reward+ Credit Card, then check your inbox to see if you... Read More

Traveling For Miles
You Can Now Use Your American Airlines Vacations Elite Credit

Back in the middle of April, American Airlines announced a series of measures that it was taking to (mostly) try to stop its more frequent flyers from defecting to other... Read More

God Save The Points
Cocktails Post Covid: Where’s The Bar? Pre-Mix, And Other Trends…

Cocktails and travel go hand in hand. There’s nothing like toasting the moment, wherever it may be, and dimly lit cocktail dens, or heavenly hotel bars have always... Read More

Traveling For Miles
The World Of Hyatt Credit Card May Still Offer 10 Bonus Elite Night Credits [Targeted]

A recent World of Hyatt credit card welcome bonus was offering new cardholders twice as many elite night credits as the card usually offers but, sadly, that bonus... Read More

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