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

Since I have been featuring an awful lot of ex EU flights recently, I thought it was worth updating this post and adding some extra information based on reader questions. So what is an Ex Eu and why would you want to do one? Ex EU flights are flights where…


Business class sales: Virgin ex EU from £1048 to US + Finnair to Asia from £1449

Yesterday BA launched their latest sale but there may be some better bargains to be had if you take a more indirect routeing. Virgin Atlantic ex EU from Dublin If you are willing to do a bit of extra travelling there are more bargains available with ex EU flights from Dublin…


Virgin sale Upper Class from £1289, Ex EU from £1029 & more B787 replacement news

Virgin Atlantic sale Virgin’s latest sale has some good bargains but watch out for the new aircraft swaps which may not be showing yet during booking. These should all be updated on the booking portal by 19 December. See below for more details on this. BA’s sale is also likely…


News & offers: Virgin, BA and Park Plaza hotels

Virgin Atlantic B787 replacements confirmed Virgin Atlantic’s sale starts today but if you are thinking of buying a flight from Manchester you should check whether it is one of the flights below. I will be covering the sale highlights in a later article. Virgin has had to lease several A330-200…


Reader question: redeeming Virgin Flying club miles for Upper Class

If you would like to ask a question to be featured on the blog, please feel free to contact me by email at [email protected] or click on the contact us tab above. Reader E asked “Need some help/guidance. I have over 200,000 Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Miles and wish to use them…


News: Ultimate Xmas gift for travellers? + good sale on BA European business class holidays

Much as the sight of Christmas cards in the shops annoys me at the moment, (it’s not even Halloween yet), here is a Christmassy offer to look at! Virgin launches a great Xmas gift idea for travel addicts Every Christmas we all end up with gifts we don’t really want…



News: Qatar Airways pre-order dining, Virgin Upper Class A330 new seats roll out

Qatar Airways pre-dining I have a Qatar Airways flight to Ho Chi Minh City booked in business class and whilst selecting some seats I noticed a new option to pre-select my meal. Shortly afterwards Qatar officially announced that they will now be offering a similar service to British Airways in…


Virgin Atlantic B787 Upper Class review part 3 – Los Angeles to LHR, Clubhouse & Revivals lounge

This is the third part of my series of reviews of my B787 Virgin Atlantic flights from London to Los Angeles and back. I explained previously that I did this trip just before I started the blog, so I only have a few photos but have supplemented them with a few from…