My last ‘normal’ flight was on 20th March 2020. This was the day that schools closed their doors to pupils in person and we decided, with a 4-month old baby and the prospect of working from home for a few weeks, that out little flat would drive us crazy. Thankfully, the stash of airmiles was… Read More Traveling in the Covid era
There is always something to be said for the Friday night get away from work, whether is it to Rome, Stockholm or, this weekend, back home, to stretch out time and relax. With Inverness as my destination, but unworkable flight times, I took a route I’ve travelled before, consisting of a late flight up to… Read More Aberdeen – the perfect Friday night getaway gateway
A short trip to London was planned around visiting MisterAirmiles and his wife, Christmas shopping and a cocktail party for enthusiastic Head for Points readers. This cost 16,000 avios and £70 for 2 RFS return tickets from Inverness. This was the first time I had used the BA flight from Inverness to Heathrow since it started… Read More GUESTPOST: Mummyairmiles has the foggiest
My few days in Fife had come to an end with an early start and a 0633 train up to Aberdeen and on to Dyce for the airport. The station is just behind the airport so it is necessary to get a transfer. On the way out I took a taxi because it was the… Read More #7flightstoABZ – Day 3 – ABZ-LSI-GLA-LHR
Having flown from Gatwick out to Jersey, and then across to Amsterdam and back to Heathow, I stayed the night at the Sofitel Heathrow T5 before embarking on my second day travelling. I had a text message and an email from BA telling me that the flight was very busy and that I could check… Read More #7flgihtstoABZ – Day 2 – LHR-GLA-LSI-ABZ
Ok – I’ll admit it – I AM crazy! I am going to see a friend Scotland tomorrow and instead of taking one flight from London to Edinburgh or Aberdeen, I am taking 7. My route, over 2 days and including a night in an airport hotel, looks something like this: LGW-JER-LGW-AMS-LHR-GLA-LSI-ABZ. Why?! Good question.… Read More Why take one flight when you can take seven?!
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…