It's fast coming up to the 24th July. For TravelEx Supercard holders - it's a date some have been dreading, mainly as this is when the Supercard programme for all intents and purposes comes to an end. The TravelEx Supercard was a card that was linked to other cards to commit foreign currency spending with. With the card, you got MasterCard rates on transactions - to say it … [Read more...]
The Final Countdown to the closure of Diamond Club
Ladies and Gentlemen - It's The Final Countdown. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jK-NcRmVcw Diamond Club will be shuttered forever in five days. If you haven't heeded the warnings from Diamond Club, British Airways or MBNA (Yes, there was a message from MBNA - check your phones) If you have transferred all your Diamond Club Miles to British Airways … [Read more...]
Still have a Diamond Club Credit Card? Last week to earn points on it!
For those of us still with Diamond Club Credit Cards in the UK (a wonderful leftover from the days of British Midland), time is running out to earn miles on them. I couldn't resist this. A British Midland Airbus A330-200 at Chicago O'Hare. Diamond Club was the loyalty programme of BMI until it was folded into British Airways. Now the last remnants of BMI are to be swept … [Read more...]
Don’t forget to use your Diamond Club 10% Discount
For those of us who are still wallowing in the loss of the MBNA Diamond Club Credit Card, there's one feature still to use before the lights go out. And it's not just making sure you get all your miles out of your Diamond Club Account. I'm referring to the generous 10% off British Airways fares that Diamond Club Members can enjoy. To access the discount: Go to … [Read more...]
Diamond Club prepares to shutter its doors – Time to look for a new credit card….
For those of us who still have BMI Diamond Card Credit Cards, the end is nigh. British Airways sent out a communication yesterday... and it bodes ill for those who collect Avios via the old BMI Diamond Club Credit cards. Here it is its full glory: And also on the Diamond Club Website The text: We are sorry to inform you that the Diamond Club will be closing on … [Read more...]
Lufthansa Miles and More Credit Card offer – bonus miles on offer
If you're collecting Lufthansa Miles and More miles - this could be up your street as MBNA are making a new bonus of up to 10,000 miles for signing up for their credit card. So what's the offer? 1,500 bonus miles on first spend 8,500 bonus miles after spending £1,000 within 90 days of opening the account There is an additional offer on the card, which if you redeem 7,500 … [Read more...]
Etihad Guest Credit Card offers 25,000 miles bonus!
(Yes, two credit card posts in two days. I won't be making a habit of it... there are far more interesting things to talk about on this blog other than credit cards) Yesterday when I was looking at the United Mileage Plus Credit by MBNA, I noted there was a slightly better offering from another airline. Well that other airline is Etihad, who are offering a bonus of up to … [Read more...]
United Mileage Plus Credit Card offers 12,000 miles sign up bonus
Yes. It's a credit card post. Rare for me, but hey - I might as well do one (even if to show what we get offered in the UK). United Airlines and MBNA UK are touting their UK version of the United Airlines Mileage Plus Credit Card - with a bonus of 12,000 United Mileage Plus miles on the table. To get the bonus miles, you'll need to push through £1,500 of spending through the … [Read more...]
American Airlines UK Credit Card signup bonus
Credit Card offers come in buses, and this month is no different. American Airlines (who partner with MBNA with their offers) who are offering a total of 15,000 miles, with a bit more convoluted process than the United Mileage Plus Credit Card. Slight different in the offer: 5000 miles on signup Spend £1,500 in 90 days to get another 10,000 miles. The cards earn slightly … [Read more...]
UK Credit Card – United Mileage Plus bonuses
Time for a subject I don't write about too often - credit cards. Why? The UK credit card market is different to the US in many respects... least of all are the offerings for new joiners. Two offers came through my inbox from United Airlines and American Airlines. First up United Airlines are offering 15,000 bonus award miles when you open a MBNA Mileage Plus Credit … [Read more...]