Airfare of the Day: British Airways BUSINESS CLASS London (LHR) to Helsinki (HEL) from £195

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Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to British Airways and their business class excursion non-refundable round trip fares between London and Helsinki. This fare accrues 160 TPs on BA Executive Club (£1.22/TP!!!)

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Accor ALL Worldwide Up To 40% Off Private Sales January 22, 2020

ALL- Accor Live Limitless runs Private Sales in EuropeAustralasia, Middle East, South America, and Asia weekly unless a Global Super or Private Sale is going on.

Accor Live Limitless revamped these Private Sale pages months ago, and the content is gone from some while still available on others.

Whine Wednesdays: Useless (Low Data Volume) Inflight WiFi Vouchers For Business/First Class Travelers

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In this episode of Whine Wednesdays we’re talking about airlines that give customers in First or Business Class a voucher for inflight internet but very often it’s only for a very limited data volume.

Some airlines are better than others in terms of what data allowance they give their passengers but with very few exceptions it’s low and sometimes used up within a few minutes of connecting.

Watch Out For South African Airways Flight Consolidations & Cancellations

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South African Airways (SAA), a troubled flag carrier of the Rainbow Nation, has canceled some domestic and international flights this week due to government cash infusion delay.

Cape Of Good Hope

The airline faced striking employees in November (read more here and here) that lead to cancellations of numerous flights. It was then placed into bankruptcy protection in December (read more here) while trying to reorganize.

Trivago Found Breaking Australian Consumer Law

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Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) took Trivago court over claims how it presented hotels in its price “comparison” website for consumers in the country.

The Federal Court found yesterday that Trivago indeed had broken the law how it represented hotels on its website that was not mainly based on the lowest price but rather who paid the highest fee to the company. The amount of penalties and fines are decided at a later date.

Finnair Plus Buy Points Up To 25% Off Through February 18, 2020

Finnair Plus has points sales several times per year and currently has up to a 25% discount for buying points through February 18, 2020.

Finnair

The sweet spot on Finnair’s award chart is the short-haul upgrades from Economy to Business class (Dubai and Tel Aviv are both considered short-haul) that are priced at 10,000 points (sometimes even these are discounted).

Accor ALL South America 1,000 Bonus Points Per Stay January 21 – March 30, 2020

Accor ALL has launched a new bonus point opportunity for stays in select South American countries through March 30, 2020.

Accor ALL South America Offer

Accor Live Limitless members can earn 1,000 bonus points for up to three stays if booked after registering this offer from January 21 to February 2.

Air Canada Aeroplan Up To 7,500 Bonus Miles Through June 30, 2020

Air Canada Aeroplan has launched a new bonus miles opportunity for members traveling through June 30, 2020.

Aeroplan members can earn up to 7,500 bonus miles for tickets booked between January 21 – February 4.

Turkish Airlines Complimentary In-Flight Internet?

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A LoyaltyLobby reader sent us a note about his latest flight with Turkish Airlines that had offered complimentary, previously paid, internet access in the economy.

Airlines have realized how important for many, some loathe the idea though, the in-flight internet access is and are making it inexpensive and sometimes completely free for premium and elite passengers.

Marriott Bonvoy Best Rate Guarantee Update (Previously Look No Further)

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Marriott Bonvoy called its Best Rate Guarantee (BRG)-program Look No Further (LNF) for years but has now reverted to the industry standard.

There has been a slight change in the program that Marriott has quietly instituted. Design Hotels became non-LNF participating at the end of 2018 (read more here), but has now been added back (early 2020).

Virgin Australia Velocity Up To 20,000 Bonus Points Select Routes

Virgin Australia Velocity has launched bonus points opportunity to drive bookings on select routes.

Virgin Australia Velocity Bonus Bonanza

Velocity members can earn 5,000 to 20,000 bonus points on travel through December 15, 2020, if booked January 20 – February 9.

Reader Email: World Of Hyatt Globalist Account Frozen

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A LoyaltyLobby reader contacted us yesterday about an unforeseen issue affecting his World of Hyatt account (frozen).

Hotel Haven

You can always email us, send a message via Facebook, or use Twitter and include photos too. We’ll try to cover Reader Questions & Comments here several times a week.

Accor ALL Cathay Pacific Double & Triple Asia Miles January 20 – March 23, 2020

Accor ALL has launched a new offer for Cathay Pacific frequent flier program member stays through March 23, 2020.

Asia Miles members can earn triple miles for weekend (Friday to Sunday) and double for weekdays (Monday to Thursday) if both booked and consumed January 20 – March 23, 2020.

Air France/KLM Proposes Buying 49% Stake In Malaysia Airlines, Possible oneWorld Exit?

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Air France-KLM has apparently submitted a proposal to invest in cash strapped Malaysia Airlines, seeking to buy as much as 49 percent, while Japan Airlines is looking at a 25 percent stake.

Malaysia Airlines has been in financial difficulties for years and it’s owner, Malaysias sovereign wealth fund Khazanah has appointed Morgan Stanley in 2019 to explore options to offload the airline.

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