There are three main considerations for me when booking flights – what is the price, what are the timings and how can I maximise them for miles and points? Sometimes, booking with a low cost carrier is the best option as they can offer great value for money, particularly on one way flights or to… Read More ITA Matrix – How can you plan your routes more cheaply and effectively?
I often get funny looks from people when they hear about my upcoming travel plans, or a somewhat circuitous routing. Some people think I am odd and others are probably glad that I am not asking them to come too. But, to me, the journey is part of the adventure, and visiting places is all… Read More Why do I love travelling?
Once my last flights of this tier point collection year had posted, I did a short analysis on my flying year. I thought that it would also be interesting to see where the miles and points have come from, and what I have used them from. Avios Flights 32505 Car Hire 2916 BA Holidays 2532… Read More My annual miles and points analysis 2015-16
I got an email from American Express today regarding the British Airways Premium Plus credit card. The main benefit of this card is the companion voucher when you spend £10,000 in a year. You get two flights for the Avios cost of one, but you still pay the taxes on both seats. Commonly known as… Read More Official AmEx 241 Advice
Last summer, I took a trip to Las Vegas but, sadly, my baggage didn’t spend as much time in Sin City as I did. As per the instructions of Karen at the luggage desk, I went shopping the next day to get some clean clothes and toiletries. Now, there is obviously the temptation to go… Read More New shoes – courtesy of American Airlines