Tim Lai

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When bad press works: Tesco Clubcard devaluation now delayed until 10th June

Tesco Clubcard vouchers are having their value slashed and the consumers have voiced their fury. Back peddling from a no-notice change, these …

Flying Blue Promo Awards December 2017 released. My highlights and lowlights summarised.

Flying Blue's Promo Awards for December 2017 are released today, with travel between February - March 2018. Here are my top picks.The post Flying …

This IMPOSSIBLE-to-get documentation is screwing up our visa application!

Documents all in order? Wrong! This EU country is giving us a hellish time for a ridiculous reason.The post This IMPOSSIBLE-to-get documentation is …

Flying Blue Promo Awards August 2017 out now. More half priced business class routes than usual.

The August 2017 list of Flying Blue Promo Awards routes is bookable, with slightly more half price business class routes than usual on offer.The post …

IHG PointBreaks list 31st July – 31st October 2017. Bookable TODAY!

The latest round of IHG PointBreaks is being released, so you should book them ASAP! You can book the rooms for just 5000 points per night, which is …

Quicktip: 500 extra Avios on your each Novotel or Mercure stay until September

Novotel and Mercure have a nice little promotion which runs until the end of September. You can earn bonus Avios for each stay, which is awarded in …

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

There's a great fare for Europe - Hong Kong in Cathay Pacific's Premium Economy class. This would generate 220 Tier Points or 2671 EQD if collecting …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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

Deliveroo has an Avios promotion running through the whole summer for UK residents. This may be good if you want food or drink sent to you instead of …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Qatar Airways

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 …

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 …

Air Berlin

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Transferwise Borderless: The new online account for international finance

Transferwise Borderless is the latest service offered by the Fintech company which allows you to use hold money in your account with real bank …

Use this simple change to save money on every AirBnB bookings

Airbnb calculates one aspect of its bookings slightly differently depending on your profile settings. Using this trick you can save money on each …

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

British Airways and Cathay Pacific have agreed to block Avios redemptions at least 5 days prior to departure, with some reports being as far as 22 …

IHG Accelerate Q2 2017 – the same old…

The latest IHG Rewards Club promotion follows a similar pattern for the last couple of years. The entirety of my offer can be triggered with one …

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

This post shows how to book the incredible £894 fare between Germany and Singapore. You will need to use the discount code as per the blog post, but …

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

For every adult that buys a ticket between selected routes, 2 children can fly free on British Airways between selected routes.The post Kids fly free …

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

There is some positive news on the way for Hand Baggage Only fares on British Airways. The policy which they introduced in March 2015 has caused too …

Flying Blue Promo Awards May 2017. Low flying aircrafts and four countries in one go!

Flying Blue's Promo Awards for May 2017 is out now. It is not a thrilling list, but there are a few routes which provide good value if you enjoy …

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 …

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