NEWS: Qatar reinstates more destinations – Sofia is back, Be careful flight with cancellations/changes & New Virgin route

Qatar reinstates more destinations – Sofia is back One of the cheapest places to fly from out of Qatar’s European departure airports is usually Sofia. Fares used to regularly be under £1000 to Asia. However, initially it was not very easy to get to and then even when there were…




NEWS: Oneworld joining date for Alaskan confirmed, UK Parking discount & how do winter sun or ski destinations look?

Oneworld joining date for Alaskan confirmed On 31 March 31, 2021 Alaskan Airlines will become a member of the global airline alliance: oneworld. “Every airline has pivotal moments in its history. Decisions that are made for future success and stability, and to provide increased service and a better travel experience…


NEWS: Heathrow demands testing decision, Barbados change, EU introduces traffic light + testing system to reduce/end quarantine

Heathrow demands testing decision After months of inaction as the travel industry was decimated, the UK government finally announced they were forming a task force to look at how to introduce testing to reduce quarantine. Hopefully, they will also look at the limits they are using to impose quarantine since…


OFFERS: 2021 USA W Coast from £994 – 1120 TPs from £1150, Get Marriott points in Barbados limited time & get £5 free

Summer 2021 West Coast US from £994 I previously wrote about the Sofia to US travel deal with prices under £1000 to the West Coast. The offer is back for flights to Los Angeles only starting at £994 with availability from April onwards.  Sofia is also in the higher band…


OFFERS: Flash sale – 2x Avios/miles on hotels – 24,000 on 3 nights & a closer look at Club 1 Hotels Concierge level

Kaligo Flash sale – 2  x miles or Avios on hotels – 24,000 on 3 nights Kaligo.com offer the same large selection and similar rates for hotels you get elsewhere on the web. In addition, you earn miles or points for a range of airline programs including British Airways, Avios, Qatar,…


NEWS: British Airways – Tesco drops Avios, extends companion vouchers, GUFs and extends Book with Confidence indefinitely

Tesco drops Avios Tesco used to be a great source of Avios through their Club card scheme. In the old days, they used to have some great deals. I remember colleagues at work filling their trolleys with bananas or whatever the special offer for extra points was that week. Then…


BREAKING NEWS: Major shake-up at British Airways & IAG as Alex Cruz quits – or was he pushed?

International Airlines Group (IAG) has today announced changes to its senior management team with immediate effect. • Alex Cruz, British Airways chairman and chief executive, is to step down as chief executive and remain the airline’s non-executive chairman. • Sean Doyle, Aer Lingus chairman and chief executive, will become the…