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The basics: What is a frequent flyer scheme and why should I care?

Part One in the series “How to travel the world in luxury at budget rates using loyalty schemes.” What is a frequent flyer scheme? …and shouldn’t that be ‘flier’? I initially thought so too but have decided to go with the most common spelling, which is presumably US English. But I’m sticking with programme, not […]

How to travel the world in luxury while paying budget rates using loyalty schemes

In a major new series starting next week Grown-up Travel Guide will show you how to win at the frequent flyer game. You must have seen them – the advertisements in the inflight magazines, the leaflets by the check-in desk, the banners on the websites. All promoting the airline’s frequent flyer scheme – or indeed the hotel’s loyalty […]