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Introducing our collaboration with Pointimize, free Diamond Subscription

Points to be Made and Pointimize are partnering up to allow readers to search through award redemption options while being able to find blog posts relevant to their search.

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World’s Shortest International Flight Getting Axed

The world’s shortest flight between St. Gallen – Altenrhein, Switzerland to Friedrichshafen, Germany will stop next week. What options are left now?

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Digital Nomad Journal #2: Fresh off the boat, HelpX and Iceland

The next installment of the Digital Nomad Journal. Hopping onto the ferry and heading to our first destination.

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Digital Nomad Journal: #1 – The Ruminations

Tim posts about the thoughts that ran through his head when deciding to pack up and become a Digital Nomad.

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FINAL CHANCE: Diamond Club closing TODAY! Transfer your Avios.

Today is the final day of the old BMI Diamond Club, so if you have any Avios still left in those accounts you will need to transfer them out.

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Reminder: Transfer your Diamond Club Avios out of your account!

This is a remind for readers to transfer their remaining Avios out of their Diamond Club accounts, and to book tickets with their 10% discount vouchers.

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British Airways credit card fee is changing. 1% flat fees introduced.

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In another move to generate ancillary revenue, the British Airways credit card fee will change from £5 per booking to 1%. This will impact anyone who buys tickets over £500.

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Amazon Prime free trial, watch The Grand Tour

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Amazon Prime Free Trial is a great way to prepare yourself for the upcoming Black Friday sales, as well as watching The Grand Tour at no cost.

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Going to World Travel Market London next week? Let me know!

World Travel Market London starts next week and no doubt people are going through the list of thousands of attendees to see who is going. I will be attending as on a Press badge on all three days, so will no doubt enjoy all the fun and actions over the whole event. If you are…

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FOREX bank transfers in under 20 minutes with TransferWise.

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Transferwise is known to be the leading foreign exchange bank transfer service, but my latest transaction really did surprise me with its efficiency!

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Triple Avios and Triple OnBusiness Points. Register now!

British Airways has a decent triple Avios and triple OnBusiness points promotion for which you should register. Key terms and examples are included in this blog post.

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My 5 favourite Flyertalk threads

Flyertalk can be truly overwhelming if you do not know where to navigate. While the threads you might follow will vary based on your geography and travel patterns, I wanted to present my favourites

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Negotiating with AMEX Netherlands on annual fees

My Netherlands AMEX Gold Card is up for renewal but they’re playing a hardball on retention offers. Time to play hang up and call again?

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Flying Blue September Promo Awards out now – full list here.

Flying Blue’s list of September Promo Award destinations are out now. A full, easy-to-view list is included in this post.

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The end of BMI Diamond Club.

The BMI Diamond Club’s official end has been announced. There were some decent features even during its years as a British Airways subsidiary, but this will soon finish.

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