British Airways Announces New First Class Liberty London Amenity Kits

British Airways has partnered up with Liberty London for a series of new amenity kits. If you’re unacquainted, Liberty London is a department store with wildly popular fabric and textiles. And starting in January of next year, passengers will be able to snag the kits while flying in first class. BA, which already has one…

British Airways Adds Nonstop Between Fort Lauderdale and London

Update 11/2/16: BA’s new FLL nonstop is currently available for just $519 round-trip: On July 6, 2017, British Airways will launch a new route between London’s Gatwick airport (LGW) and Fort Lauderdale (FLL). The 4x weekly flight will be operated by a 283-seat Boeing 777-200 with three classes: World Traveller (219 seats), World Traveller Plus (24…

British Airways is Offering Deals on Business-Class Packages to London During the Holidays

If you’re looking to take a quick trip to London for the holidays, these British Airways travel packages might be exactly what you need. You’ll get to fly in BA Club World business class from New York to London, and enjoy a two-night stay at The Rembrandt hotel, from $1,999 per person. Book your deal through British Airways’ website by…

British Airways to Launch Nonstop Service Between New Orleans and London

Beginning March 27, 2017, British Airways will launch new 4x weekly service between New Orleans (MSY) and London (LHR). This will be the only nonstop flight connecting The Big Easy with Europe — something the city hasn’t had since 1982. Here’s the schedule, which will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays: BA0224 — New Orleans (MSY)…

New Match.com Subscribers Can Now Earn 76 Avios Per Dollar

Shopping portals are a great way to earn bonus miles while making purchases you’re planning to make anyway, especially when there are extra incentives involved. In a similar vein, British Airways is now offering a pretty lucrative promotion with Match.com that lets you earn 76 Avios per dollar spent on a new paid subscription to the popular…

British Airways Devalues Pay With Avios Option

Update: British Airways has now removed the Euro Traveller and Club Europe part payment with Avios options mentioned below. Back in July, British Airways changed its “Part Payment” program to allow travelers to save between $15 (for 1,250 Avios) and $250 (for 35,000 Avios). This provided a value between 1.20 and 0.71 cents per Avios,…

British Airways Launches Bag Check from Anywhere in London

Want to sightsee before your flight home from London but have nowhere to stow your bag? If you’re flying British Airways, there’s now a solution for that. In partnership with London-based start-up AirPortr, BA has launched a bag check service available from anywhere in the city. The service is offered for British Airways-operated flights leaving…

The Best Credit Cards From Foreign Carriers

The United States is home to four of the world’s five largest airlines, and most domestic carriers offer credit cards. So why would you want to consider a card from a foreign airline? In today’s post, I’ll explain the advantages of using a credit card to earn frequent flyer miles with a foreign carrier, and show…

6 Incredible Days in Kauai on Points & Miles

Kauai, the Garden Isle, home to hiking, surfing, general chillaxing and the famously dramatic Na Pali Coast, is a gem of the Hawaiian Islands. It offers travelers all the opportunities of a major destination in a mix of tours and tiny towns, yet all the seclusion and nature one could want with luxe hotels and world-class…

10 of the Best Business-Class Options Within Europe

If you’ve ever flown business class within Europe, you surely know about the disappointing seating options available on most flights. Most European business-class products consist of economy-class seats with a blocked middle seat. Usually, you’ll get the same amount of legroom as you would in coach. This aircraft arrangement allows the airlines great flexibility in selling tickets….