MummyAiriles emailed this evening to let me know how her latest trip is going. Thankfully for her bank balance, and my inheritance, it is a relatively cheap trip thanks to the bestowal of some Emirates Skywards miles. Some months ago, MummyAirmiles reported on her Emirates business class trip to Mauritius and back from the Seychelles… Read More MummyAirmiles flies easyJet – Emirates pays!
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
In 2003 I achieved Gold – not in an airline Frequent Flyer programme, but in the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. This week I was invited to attend a ceremony at the beginning of May to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the award in the north of Scotland and decided that I would go to meet… Read More Celebrating my Gold status
As usual for our trips to Nice, I hired a car along with the flights as it normally works out cheaper. This was the first time that we had been in the winter for skiing and therefore the first time that we needed to think about snow chains. It is a requirement in France that snow… Read More How speaking French saved money at Avis
I am a creature of habit, and I like a good loyalty scheme, so my first port of call for hiring a car is always Avis. I use them when I fly to Nice and need a car, as it is invariably cheaper to book together as a package than just buying the flights alone… Read More You get what you pay for…