Tim Lai

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Excellent fare: Europe - Hong Kong, Cathay Pacific Premium Economy £600 (€683) return!

Here's a pretty feisty fare for those in need of long haul travel, or a not-insignificant haul of tier points on a modest budget, or even Elite …

Airlines

Listen to my interview on the Nomad Capitalist Podcast

I had the pleasure to chat with Andrew Henderson of Nomad Capitalist for his podcast last month. I never thought in my wildest imaginations I would …

Frequent-flyer Programs

Free £25 Uber ride for Barclaycard users, also 11th ride ‘free’.

Uber has a couple of promotion running for Barclaycard holders. This appears not to be targetted (other than having a Barclaycard) and may be of …

Uber

UK Visa and Immigration to charge just to email them!

UK Visas and Immigrations just started to charge you just to even EMAIL them! This post also describes my experience and how the quality of service …

Immigration

Earn 500 Avios for 1st time Deliveroo customers, or per £100 for existing customers

If you ever order home-delivered food, you may have heard of Deliveroo. If not, and you are feeling hungry or in desperate need of some beverages …

Frequent-flyer Programs

7 Ways British Airways and Alex Cruz have trashed their own brand

British Airways have gotten just about everyone, including their own staff, angry in recent years. See how they have done their best to trash their …

Airlines

Win 250,000 Avios + £2500 or 75x 10,000 Avios + £100 with Charles Tyrwhitt!

Charles Tyrwhitt have a competition running until July. There is one grand prize of 250,000 Avios plus a £2500 Charles Tyrwhitt shopping voucher with …

Frequent-flyer Programs

HAPPENING NOW! Heathrow baggage system failure, T3 and T5

London Heathrow is being affected by baggage conveyor systems at Terminals 3 and 5. See what options you have before you travel.The post HAPPENING …

Airports

Qatar Airways Business Class sales, from €1000

Qatar Airways had a bumpy last week with several neighbouring countries severing diplomatic relations. Well if there is a silver lining some …

Airlines

Goodbye Roaming Charges in Europe! Starts tomorrow

Mobile roaming charges are set to be abolished tomorrow. This issue has caused much grief to users in the past and will certainly be welcome by the …

Frequent-flyer Programs

Secret Promotion: 10x Air Berlin TopBonus miles with Agoda

You can get 10x the normal TopBonus miles when booking through Agoda's PointsMAX. If you need to make a trip anyway, this can add up to some serious …

Airlines

2017/2018 Avios Off Peak Calendar for Redemptions

This page shows the off-peak and peak Avios redemption dates for British Airways and Iberia for 2017 and 2018. Note the differences between the two …

Airlines

10% off Etihad flights (including first and business class) for Amex holders

Etihad have a 10% discount for American Express cardholders for flights booked until the end of June 2017. You will need to use the link provided in …

Airlines

Decent Offer: 50% off British Airways redemptions to/from Birmingham

As part of promoting British Airways routes from Birmingham you can make Avios redemptions for 50% less than their going rate. This can offer a …

Airlines

Flying Blue Promo Awards June 2017 out now. 50% off business class awards.

Flying Blue’s Promo Awards for June 2017 is out now. The list of routes is rather short this time, but one particular route offers decent value if …

Airlines

Transferwise Borderless: The online account for international finance

Transferwise are a growing force in the foreign exchange section. Their business model is essentially ‘offer everything for nearly nothing, and hope …

Banking

Use this simple change to save money on every AirBnB bookings

Airbnb is one of the most successful examples of companies following the sharing economy business models. Users can rent their own homes out or stay …

Frequent-flyer Programs

BA and Cathay Pacific blocking last minute Avios awards, some within 22 days

British Airways Executive Club offers terrific value when redeeming intra-Asia on Cathay Pacific. Hong Kong being one of the <i></i>busiest and most …

Airlines

IHG Accelerate Q2 2017 - the same old...

IHG Reward Club's latest quarterly promotion starts today, <b>15th May 2017</b> and runs until <b>31st August 2017</b>.<p>I'll give some credit to IHG for keeping their …

Frequent-flyer Programs

AMAZING DEAL: £894 Qatar Business Class Germany to Singapore return

Hurry, this fare is not going to stick around for long! I have checked Google flights and availability is already starting to dwindle.<p>This is about …

Airlines

Kids fly free until 31st October on selected British Airways routes

British Airways' latest promotion is out, and I give them credit for how long the promotional period is. For every adult that buys a ticket between …

Travel

GOOD NEWS: Free seat selection on BA Hand Baggage Only fares for elites.

The Hand Baggage Only (HBO) fares were introduced back in 2013 with some initial success. HBO applied only to short haul European routes which …

Airlines

Flying Blue Promo Awards May 2017 available to book

The monthly list of Flying Blue Promo Awards routes is out and available to book.<p>This month's list is not exactly exciting in terms of the level of …

Airlines

30 Germany Photos That Will Spark Your Wanderlust

Have you ever visited a destination and instantly felt a deep connection? This happened to me when we went to Germany and it my hope that these …

Shinde Chhatri in Pune: a peek into the glorious Peshwa legacy

Located a little away from central Pune, <b>Shinde Chhatri</b> is one of those monuments which should be celebrated as city's key heritage places, but is …

18 Cool Places in Singapore For You To Explore — The Discoveries Of

<b>Think it’s all been there, done that? Go and explore these cool places in Singapore – there’s always more to discover.</b><p>Ask anyone what they know about …

Avenue Of The Baobabs The Legendary Avenue Of Trees In Madagascar.

Avenue of the Baobabs is one those iconic places that you may have seen photos of, but you possibly don’t know where exactly it is located or how to …

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How teaching in Korea changed my life

Before Korea<p>“I need a change.” That is the constant thought that ran through my head over and over again. It was like a tape on instant rewind that …

The Benefits of a Spa Break

With our busy schedules, stressful routines and little time left for self-indulgence, planning for a spa break should be considered for destressing …