Fly Emirates A380 in Business under 5 CPM, lavatory fascinations, 20x on ebags!, another IHG Category 1 hotel in Zimbabwe, free flights coming to Norwegian soon

– Emirates and Qantas have flights from Cairo to Wellington, New Zealand for under $2,000 Round Trip in Business Class

The fare class C credits with an amazing 225% as redeemable miles – that translates into under 5 CPM.

– the science and design behind aircraft lavatories is downright fascinating

– the United shopping portal has a bonus on several online retailers – most notable is ebags with 20x – a good deal!

– the Holiday Inn Mutare in Zimbabwe just opened – another IHG Category 1 redemption in the country after the Holiday Inn Harare

Zimbabwe is an easy visa and the Victoria Falls are a wonderful place for a few days.

Norwegian Rewards is changing and now adding ‘grown-up’ benefits like free upgrades and free flights

Free Long-haul tickets

Norwegian Reward members who fly at least 20 round trips (40 one way flights) and have at least 3000 CashPoints earned on flight tickets by 31 December 2017 will receive a free return flight to any one of Norwegian’s 13 long-haul destinations from Gatwick.

Flights are redeemable in January 2018 with a valid travel period throughout the entire year of 2018.*

Free upgrades to Premium

The loyalty programme is also offering members who fly at least 10 round trips (20 one way flights) on flexible tickets in 2017 a free upgrade to Premium on any long-haul route.

Passengers flying Premium benefit from a spacious cradle seat with more than a metre of legroom, complimentary meals and drinks and free lounge access at select airports including Gatwick.