Qatar Airways adds Dublin – more ex-EU business class bargains?

Qatar Airways yesterday officially announced eight more destinations for 2017-18, in addition to the seven we already know about. The new routes probably of most interest are: Canberra, Australia Dublin, Ireland These destinations join the already announced list that start in 2017. The most holiday-friendly ones are: Auckland, New Zealand which…


Beginners guide to Ex EU flights on Qatar, British Airways & Virgin Atlantic

So what is an Ex Eu and why would you want to do one? Ex EU flights are flights where you deliberately start your ticket outside the UK. This means that you will also have to purchase a separate ticket to get to and from your starting point. This is…


British Airways Auction – 5 upgrades and 150k Avios

British Airways High Life has launched an auction in aid of Flying Start, BA’s charity with Comic Relief.  The charity helps children both in the UK and the world’s poorest countries. The bidding starts at £50 (although most are already above that) and there are some interesting ‘money can’t buy’ prizes…



Offers: Wimbledon Finals weekend £159pp, Uber, Heathrow Rewards

Travelzoo – Wimbledon Finals weekend You may not have heard of Travelzoo as it is not as well known as Groupon outside the US. Travelzoo is a bit like Groupon crossed with Secret Escapes and Last Minute.  If you have been trying to get tickets for Wimbledon and failed their…



Cyber Monday – Business class flights to Australia & Singapore for £1111

Garuda Indonesia have some fantastic deals to 4 destinations – Jakarta, Melbourne, Sydney and Singapore for just £1111 from Heathrow. This is one of the best deals to Australia that I have seen in recent years. If you fancy going in First Class the price starts from just £2036. Some…


Top 5 tips for Turning left for less beginners

1. Timing is everything  Many people believe that the best bargains are to be had by booking early. However fares will often reduce during sale periods even during very busy times like school holidays. This is particularly true of premium class flights as often demand goes down during school holidays…


British Airways future changes round-up

Unless you have been glued to Flyertalk over the last few weeks you may have missed some of the latest British Airways news. There have been 2 forums where British Airways have openly discussed their future plans. The first was the IAG Capital Markets day presentation for investors. Secondly CEO…


Cheap business class flights to Tallinn for tier points

If you are trying to gain or maintain status in the British Airways Executive Club you may want a cheap way to earn tier points. A few weeks ago British Airways was offering business class flights from £234 to Tallinn in Estonia flying on Finnair which offered 200 tier points. Similar…