Every now and then I get round to updating my miles and points redemptions. I have been keeping track for almost 5 years and the results are pretty amazing to me! The breakdown is here, but the headline figures are 118 flights and 47 hotel nights for a total of just over 1.3 million Avios… Read More Miles and points takes me round (and round and round and round) the world
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!
MummyAirmiles reported on her recent booking with her AmEx 2for1 voucher as an open jaw from London to San Jose in Costa Rica, and back to Heathrow from San Diego. She booked the one way out online and called up to book the return on the phone. I also made a booking using my 2for1… Read More Another perspective on using a 2for1 voucher
Readers may recall MummyAirmiles was on holiday in South America last year, taking in a private tour followed by a cruise. Such was the enjoyment of the cruise that she booked up a trip from Costa Rica to San Diego in January 2018. The plan was to book the flights independently (INV-LGW-SJO, SAN-LHR-INV) using… Read More MummyAirmiles books next years’ holiday with her 2for1 voucher
I have written before about how good Avios can be in a last minute bind when cash tickets can be outrageously expensive. My LHR-FCO-LHR ticket would have cost £1025 but I paid 25,500 Avios and £50. I had been hoping that these would go towards a First class redemption somewhere, but they are of more… Read More The benefits of paying with Avios