The Best Ways to Get to the Bahamas Using Points and Miles

Written by Andrew Kunesh @ The Points Guy

The Bahamas is a well-known tourist destination for Americans. It’s close to home and has pristine beaches and a plethora of resorts that make traveling there easy and fun for couples and families alike. If you want to visit the Bahamas this summer, you’re in luck: There are plenty of ways to get there on …

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British Airways Is Testing Eliminating Infamous Surcharges, Charging More Miles

Written by JT Genter @ The Points Guy

British Airways is infamous in the points and miles community for charging absurdly high surcharges. For years, these were so deceptively marketed that a class action lawsuit forced the airline to settle and award up to 2.2 billion Avios as compensation. BA hasn’t decreased the surcharges since then. Instead, it simply renamed them from “fuel …

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British Airways South Africa Franchise Comair Facing Strike On Easter Weekend

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

BA Comair StrikeBritish Airways has been emailing buyers of BA-coded but Comair operated flights in Southern Africa (not just South Africa) warning about potential disruptions to their travels. Comair’s airport ground staff that are members of NUMSA are threatening to begin their strike today (April 18, 2019) starting at 1PM local time. The strike affects British Airways […]

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Le Club AccorHotels British Airways Up To Quadruple Avios April 15 – July 15, 2019

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Le Club AccorHotels British Airways Club Bonus Avios Offer Summer 2019Le Club AccorHotels We Run The World-promotion has now reached British Airways. Executive Club members can earn double, triple of quadruple Avios depending of the stay length between April 15 – July 15, 2019 if booked April 15 – June 15. You can access this offer on Accor’s website here. READ MORE: Accor’s Rate & […]

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Your Guide to Airline Carbon Offset Programs

Written by Katie Genter @ The Points Guy

As some passengers become increasingly concerned about the carbon emissions associated with their travel, various organizations have stepped up to help calculate your carbon footprint and provide ways to carbon offset your flights. Most airlines have internal practices to decrease their carbon footprint, but some airlines also offer customers the opportunity to get involved. This …

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British Airways Ends Partnership With The Financial Times – Virgin Atlantic Reacts Promptly

Written by Sebastian Powell @ LoyaltyLobby

In a bizarre way British Airways abruptly ended their partnership with the Financial Times and will no longer offer the daily newspaper to their customers, Virgin Atlantic reacted promptly on Twitter. At the same time the FT advertised on half page that British Airways will no longer offer the newspaper and put the blame on […]

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Proper British Jolly: British Airways’ 777 in First Class From London to Abu Dhabi

Written by Nicky Kelvin @ The Points Guy

In anticipation of the official launch of TPG UK that’s now just days away, the team here in London decided to the launch the site with a splash: Send four people on the same British Airways flight to review all four classes of service. How’d we decide? Drawing straws, of course. I was lucky enough to …

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Deal Alert: Business Class Flights to Europe During Summer From $1,299 Round-Trip

Written by JT Genter @ The Points Guy

Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, @tpg_alerts. Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency such …

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Airfare of the Day: British Airways / American Airlines / Iberia / Finnair BUSINESS CLASS New York (JFK), United States to Berlin (TXL), Germany from $2,001 Round Trip

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to One World transatlantic joint venture and their midweek business class excursion round trip fares between New York and Berlin. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: AA/BA/IB/AY INX6T7S5 NYC to BER Booking class: I. Price: from […]

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Comparing the British Airways Club Suite vs. Virgin Atlantic Upper Class Suite

Written by Emily McNutt @ The Points Guy

Just a few weeks apart, both major UK-based airlines have gone from having dated, subpar premium-cabin offerings to launching two new products that look like they can hold their own against the best. In March, British Airways unveiled its update to the significantly dated Club World seat with the Club Suite, and just on Monday, Virgin …

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British Airways Celebrates The 50,000th Customer Flight On Their Retro Livery Jets, Lining Up Heritage Fleet At Heathrow

Written by Sebastian Powell @ LoyaltyLobby

To mark a special occasion British Airways lined up all four of its retro livery jets at London Heathrow yesterday to celebrate a milestone for their four heritage aircraft fleet: The 50,000th customer flying them within the last two months! This event celebrated the four specially painted aircraft in iconic designs which were introduced into […]

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Airfare of the Day: British Airways / American Airlines BUSINESS CLASS London (LHR), United Kingdom to Los Angeles (LAX), United States from £1,832 Round Trip

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to American Airlines and their business class sell-up round trip fares between London and Los Angeles. This fare allows to be routed on British Airways codeshares. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: American (AA) SKX8C1M4 LON […]

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Reader Email: British Airways Irop Disaster & Accommodation Offered At Brothel?

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

BA DisasterA LoyaltyLobby reader sent us an email about irregular operations with British Airways plane in St. Lucia that ended up some passengers sleeping in the lounge floor (had declined accommodation at a brothel – provided by BA). Remember that you can always email us, send a message via Facebook or use Twitter and include photos […]

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The Southern Home of the Dreamliner Gets Its First-Ever Dreamliner Flight

Written by JT Genter @ The Points Guy

Since 2011, one of the two final assembly and delivery sites for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner has been Charleston, South Carolina, right next to the airport. But despite being one of the homes of the Dreamliner, Charleston International (CHS) hasn’t had a single scheduled passenger flight using a Boeing Dreamliner. In fact, it didn’t have …

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Here’s How to Score a Private Cabana and Spa Treatments at British Airways’ Most Exclusive Lounge

Written by Zach Griff @ The Points Guy

British Airways has its home base — and largest hub — at London’s Heathrow Airport, so it’s logical that the airline offers its most premium passenger experience there. But though BA has business- and first-class lounges at Heathrow (LHR), it also offers an even more exclusive lounge in Terminal 5: the Concorde Room. This lounge …

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Airfare of the Day: British Airways BUSINESS CLASS London (LGW), United Kingdom to Milan (BGY), Italy from £186 Round Trip

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to British Airways and their shoulder season business class excursion round trip fares between London and Milan. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: British Airways (BA) IKV2K LON to MIL. Booking class: I. Price: from £186 […]

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How the Apple Card Compares to Other No-Fee Cash-Back Credit Cards

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

The Apple Card is expected to come out this summer, offering 3% cash back on purchases directly from Apple, 2% on anything you buy using Apple Pay and 1% on anything purchased with the physical card. The earning is simple and there’s no annual fee. But there are also no transfer partners nor the ability …

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