Beginners Start Here

Below you will find a collection of great articles for beginners in this hobby. Easy introduction to the miles & points world.

This gushing praise for the loyalty scheme concept is essentially a follow up to my recent post expressing my enormous preference for hotel points over airline miles. I wanted to really focus on an absolutely fantastic element to hotel points...
As an avid collector of points and miles, it's fair to say I have a fairly hefty stash of both. However, my general view of them is enormously different. As the title to this post rather suggests, I massively favour...
The more involved you become in successfully "travelling better for less", the more you are likely to have built up a substantial points and miles balance. While many loyalty points travellers will tend to focus on certain schemes, a healthy...
Our aim at UKtravelpoints is clear and simple - we want you to travel better for less. However, that encompasses a very large range of subjects and, of course, our readership is equally diverse in its knowledge and experience. With that...
We are huge fans of TopCashback at UKtravelpoints. It is a genuinely excellent way to get money back on your ordinary travel (or other online) spend. In addition, with regular bonuses and the ability to convert your cashback into Avios, there are plenty of...
Have you ever wondered how to use British Airways Avios? Avios is the name BA uses for its air miles these days, and lots of people have some wasting away in an account simply because they're not sure how to...
If you are looking to maximise your miles, points or travel value, the simple truth is you will be presented with an enormous array of tips, tricks, deals, loyalty schemes, credit cards, airlines, hotel chains, blogs etc. While what works best for...