I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I love the Heathrow Express. I even once spent £225 in one go booking up transfers for my summer of travel. An offer came through for me to get a free business class upgrade on my next journey, but I didn’t pay much attention to it as… Read More Is Heathrow Express Business First worth the money?
Earlier in the year I attended a conference in Manchester and I chose to stay at the airport because I knew that I would get parking, could take the train into town and that I would get a cheaper room than in the city centre. I wrote about my time at the pub next to the… Read More My trip on Concorde
I received an email from Avios this afternoon, letting me know that I can part pay with Avios on FlyBe flights. I knew that I could do this with British Airways, but did not know that you could do this with FlyBe. Ever the curious type, I took a look to see what it meant… Read More FlyBe’s new part-pay with Avios doesn’t take off for me
This weekend I took another micro-break in London. I am trying to push this concept as it is such a fun way to spend time in the city you live, and I have stayed at the Hilton Syon Park and the Sofitel Terminal 5 so far this year! I wrote in another post how I managed… Read More Another weekend, another Micro Break; InterContinental London-The O2
Most people tend to spend points and miles in the currency they are in for whatever the chain does; people will redeem Avios for flights on British Airways or IHG points for hotel nights at InterContinentals or Holiday Inns.. Typically this offers the best value, but there are some circumstances where this is not always… Read More Can you Belieb what I did with my SPG points?!
Sometimes there are deals which seem too good to be true – thankfully this is not one of them. I am going to review a hotel in Edinburgh later on next month and need to travel up on the Saturday and back on the Sunday. A flight with British Airways is coming in at about… Read More Save over £135 when booking trains with Virgin
Every so often, I think to myself that there needs to be a bit more l0ve in the world. And the same is true in blogging; I read so many blogs, stories and articles, and it is not always possible to say thank you to those who spent time and effort writing them. Here is my… Read More Blogs I like
A while back I wrote about an easy way to get status with Accor which would give upgrades on rooms. Now there is another offer that you can take advantage of to make your 90EUR investment go a lot further! Sign up here for your free membership to Hertz Gold Rewards (or to upgrade your… Read More Free upgrades at Hertz with Accor
Nice airport is a place that I visit several times a year. I have always flown out of the Terminal 1 which is split into two sections. The A gates are those flights which are within Europe, and the B section is for those destinations outside the Schengen Zone. All but one of my flights… Read More Nice’s nice new lounge
When flying with a national flag carrier like British Airways, you can reasonably expect to benefit from things like seat selection, checked baggage and a free drink from the bar. However, British Airways seems to be targeting the low-cost airline market by removing it’s free on-board catering from 11 January 2017. A couple of days… Read More BA = Bugger All on board thanks to new policy