“Only a few will respond and among those who respond, very few of them will pay the money,” he says. And never respond to an e-mail, SMS or phone call requiring you to submit personal information, even if it’s in the form of a threat to your account being suspended due to some third-party interference.
But someone will always take the bait, unfortunately, which is why scamming continues to be a widespread scourge. Never participate in any “sale of goods”, “survey”, “competition”, “lottery” or “inheritance” scheme requiring any personal information over the phone or the internet.
Customers collect “Avios” points whenever they use their air miles credit card, available from banks including Lloyds and TSB.
Previously, you’d pay based simply on how far you were travelling and in what class.
They can earn more in other circumstances, explained in the table, below.
Six major airlines accept Avios points – Air Malta, Aurigny, British Airways, Flybe, Iberia and Monarch – as well as Eurostar. Air miles enthusiasts have this week been voicing concerns in the press and on social media websites that the cut-price holidays they have come to expect – especially during busy school breaks – could be a thing of the past, due to sweeping changes introduced on Tuesday (April 28).
The equivalent annual fee is only 0, which is worthwhile if you can make use of any of those perks above.
If you want to keep only one card with 0 annual fee, the Citi Prestige is probably your best choice.
Providers Amex, Lloyds and TSB, as well as Tesco Clubcard, the supermarket loyalty scheme, currently run points-savings schemes.