There is always something exciting about starting a big trip and for me that feeling of actually being ‘on holiday’ starts when I get on the Heathrow Express! I arrived at Terminal 5 about 3 hours before my flight and checked in a bag at The First Wing before heading through to the Concorde Room.… Read More Review: London to Hong Kong on British Airways First Class – new service
My first Avios redemption was from London to Edinburgh for my little brother’s Stag do. That was back in 2013 and in the following 5 years I have kept track of where and how I have spent then. It struck me the other day that, with the purchase of flights for Christmas 2018, I have… Read More I’ve just spent my millionth Avios!
The invitation to a friend’s wedding in Washington D.C. was the perfect excuse to use a BA AmEx 2for1 voucher I had sitting in my account. I knew that it was on the cards, and had at least 120,000 Avios in the household account when the invitation came through the post at the end of… Read More Review: British Airways First Class Experience – London Heathrow – Washington D.C.
I tend to favour driving if a journey is a couple of hours from London because it gives me the flexibility to leave when I want, not have to worry about how much stuff I am taking and if there are two of use travelling it is invariably cheaper. It is also often quicker depending… Read More First Class is Grand (on Grand Central Trains)
I am terrified of sleeping in. I once slept in at school when my dorm-mates didn’t wake me up, and awoke at 1030 having missed the first 2 lessons. I was also 28 minutes late to a university exam; a fact I managed to keep from my Mum for many years until my wife told… Read More Mister Airmiles does Vegas – Day 2 (part 1)