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Two Quick Travel Tips That Can Save You Money and Grief…

On a recent trip via Frankfurt, I experienced two “incidents”. Nothing serious, but worthy of sharing two quick tips with readers… Tip 1 –... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Another Chance at 1,000 Free Miles from Virgin Atlantic Flying Club

Tesco Clubcard members should have received their latest statements, covering the quarter up until early August. Unlike previous quarters, however, there is no... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: Back to Dublin Airport – Donuts on the Mound 2

Donuts on the mound 2 – Back to Dublin Airport In this donut filled adventure Continuing a new tradition Off to Birmingham Airport Aer Lingus EI263 Birmingham... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
10% off AND 12% cashback on best value car rentals

If I’m honest, car rental booking is not travel’s most glamorous topic. However, it is a necessary part of a lot of people’s “value travel”... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Alaska Miles Just Got Even More Valuable!

Regular readers could easily be forgiven for thinking that InsideFlyer UK is actually an elaborate front for Alaska Mileage Plan’s PR department, so I’m... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Virgin Atlantic tries to placitate the border queues

After Alex Cruz’s attack on the UK Border last week, Virgin Atlantic isn’t too happy too with the waiting times. Unlike Alex Cruz and British Airways, Virgin... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Don’t Miss Out on Your Chance to Win 21,000 Avios! + 1,575 Free Avios for ALL New TopCashback Members

Just a quick reminder that InsideFlyer is giving away 21,000 Avios (or £200 in cold hard cash if preferred!) this week, courtesy of our friends at TopCashback. The... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: Planes, Donuts and Sun – An afternoon on the mound near Dublin Airport – Donuts on the Mound

Donuts on the mound 2: Planes, Donuts and Sun – An afternoon on the mound at Dublin Airport In this donut filled adventure Continuing a new tradition Off to... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
The Remarkable Value Available from Stacking Current Hilton Deals…

I was looking at hotel options for an upcoming trip and was once again reminded of the remarkable value that can be generated by stacking deals and promotions together... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
London Euston Station: Closed the next three weekends

London Euston Station – the gateway from London to Midlands, the North West, Wales and Scotland is closing for some upcoming weekends to allow work to be conducted... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Earn Double Miles for Booking Hotel Stays Through the ‘Miles & More’ Portal

It’s back with a twist! –  Regular readers will remember that Lufthansa has run a number of promotions over the last year offering bonus... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
How Many Marriott Points Will You Need to Upgrade Travel Package Certificates?

Yesterday I wrote about an e-mail I received from Marriott Rewards regarding outstanding Travel Package certificates. You can re-read that post by clicking here. For... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Airplane Art – EVA Air Boeing 777-300ER landing at Amsterdam Schiphol

It’s Sunday again, so it must be time for some more airplane art. This week, we have an EVA Air Boeing 777-300ER landing at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, as it... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
The Intrigue Continues with Marriott Travel Packages

There has been substantial speculation regarding Marriott’s plans for the one-week hotel certificates issued as part of a Travel Package. The difficulty arises... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Get Bonus Cashback with Most Travel Companies and Retailers on Quidco this Weekend (+ £10 Additional Sign Up Credit!)

If you are planning to do a bit of travel booking or online shopping this weekend, make sure you bag the £2.50 bonus that Quidco is offering on purchases of... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: EI263 Birmingham to Dublin – Donuts on the Mound 2

Donuts on the mound 2 – Aer Lingus EI263 Birmingham Airport to Dublin (Economy Class) In this donut filled adventure Continuing a new tradition Off to Birmingham... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Save up to 40% in the Radisson sale

Radisson has launched an interesting sale – members of the Radisson Rewards scheme (formerly Club Carlson) can save up to 40% off the best flexible rate... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Shenzhen Airlines opt for Recaro seating for their shorthual aircraft

Recaro A/S has scored another order for its seats – for Shenzhen Airlines. The airline is ordering seats for its Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, with 300 CL5710 seats... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Easyjet to launch 24 new routes from the UK

EasyJet are on a major expansion push, with an announcement of 24 new routes operating from bases across the United Kingdom. EasyJet Airbus A320 coming into land –... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT Donuts on the Mound 2: Off to Birmingham Airport

Off to Birmingham Airport – Donuts on the mound 2 In this donut filled adventure Continuing a new tradition Off to Birmingham Airport Aer Lingus EI263 Birmingham... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Alex Cruz tears into UK Border wait times – Form a queue please Alex….

Earlier this week, Alex Cruz of British Airways (and ill-fitting hiz vis jacket fame), wrote an article in The Times about how wait times for immigration into the United... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: Donuts on the Mound 2 – The Second Bite! With Aer Lingus

TRIP REPORT: Donuts on the mount 2: The Second Bite! With Aer Lingus In this donut filled adventure Continuing a new tradition Off to Birmingham Airport Aer Lingus EI263... Read More

Miles from Blighty
Using UK AMEX Membership Rewards points for Eurostar discounts

Eurostar launched a new frequent traveller scheme earlier in the year and now that things have settled down, it is worth remembering that you can convert Membership... Read More

Miles from Blighty
AMEX (in UK at least) suspends transfer to Starwood

Amex pauses transfers to Starwood pending the merger with Marriott Rewards. The post AMEX (in UK at least) suspends transfer to Starwood appeared first on Miles from... Read More

Miles from Blighty
InterContinental to add 9 properties in the UK

12 properties are joining the Intercontinental group - London, Leeds, Manchester, Cardiff, Edinburgh and Glasgow. The post InterContinental to add 9 properties in the... Read More

Miles from Blighty
Fall asleep on a plane? You might get an TSA air marshal following you.

The Boston Post has launched an expose of the TSA Quiet Skies programme, which deploys Federal Air Marshals to follow passengers who have been identified as suspicious.... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Train vs Plane: Who wins in the battle of Train vs Plane?

Who wins in the battle of Train vs Plane? In this … comparison. Yes. Let’s call it a comparison. Train vs Plane? What the blazes is this? Off to St Pancras... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Train vs Plane: Into London and Home

Into London, stopping the stopwatch and Chiltern Mainline home – Train vs Plane! In this … comparison. Yes. Let’s call it a comparison. Train vs... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Train vs Plane: BA441 Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow (EuroTraveller)

 BA441 Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow (EuroTraveller) – Train vs Plane! In this … comparison. Yes. Let’s call it a comparison. Train... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Train vs Plane: Exploring Schiphol Airport and the British Airways Lounge

Exploring Schiphol Airport and the British Airways Lounge – Train vs Plane! In this … comparison. Yes. Let’s call it a comparison. Train vs Plane?... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Train vs Plane – A bit of Airplane photography at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (Airplane Art Extra)

A bit of Airplane photography at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport – Train vs Plane! In this … comparison. Yes. Let’s call it a comparison. Train vs Plane?... Read More