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  • WIN: Train tickets to Paris (round trip)

    Good, now that I have your attention, it’s time to make some people happy! Continue reading for more details.

    UPDATE April 2nd 2016: Winners posted below
    Paris
    I’ve been to Paris many times already and it has become an annual trip because it’s so easy to reach from Belgium by train. I enjoy wandering around the city, visiting some museums, relaxing in Jardin des Tuileries or if there’s a special occasion I might even have a glass of champagne.

    If you’re looking for a place to stay, the InterContinental Paris Le Grand is worth considering but there are of course many other hotels to choose from.

    For the “full” […]

  • “Unlimited” 10 EUR vouchers for INNO

    INNO, the well-known department store which has 16 stores in Belgium in cities such as Brussels, Antwerp, Leuven, Hasselt, Liège … is currently offering a 10 EUR discount voucher to anyone who signs up for their newsletter before February 29th 2016.

    You can appy the voucher for a minimum purchase of 50 EUR, in stores or even online.

    What’s so great about this deal is that the vouchers are not limited to 1 per person and you are able to generate an ‘unlimited’ number by signing up with different email addresses. The voucher is linked to the email address, not name or home […]

  • Complete guide to cheap luxury travel

    To kickstart your travel plans and act on your New Year’s resolutions, I’ve compiled a series of posts to help you maximize your travel budget.

    When should you book your flights? Which websites are best to search for hotels or flights? Is Booking.com really best price guaranteed? Which miles are best?

    There are so many simple tricks that anyone can use, you just need to know about them! The more you know, the more money you can potentially save and whether you use the term travel savvy, budget friendly or even ‘travel hacking’, it’s about getting the most ‘bang for your buck’.

    Here you can find blog posts on […]

  • Round-trip flights within Europe for as low as 1 EUR!

    UPDATE: 22/12/’15 13:30 – You can also book on eDreams!

    There’s currently a fantastic opportunity to book round-trip flights within Europe for as low as 1 EUR!!!

    Possible destinations are (but not limited to) Milan, Warsaw, Bucharest, Copenhagen, Rome, Valencia, Treviso (Venice), Porto, Lisbon, …. All perfect for a weekend getaway!

    Many dates are available in the following months, January & February being the cheapest! Just €1 is absolutely insane and it’s even less than what you would pay for a short bus ride in almost any European city!

    Some examples of the incredible deal:
    Brussels Charleroi – Bucharest for €1 Brussels Charleroi – Warsaw Modlin for €1London Stansted – Milan […]

  • Deal: round-trip flights Amsterdam to Beijing for 317 EUR

    What?

    Round trip flights from Amsterdam to Beijing for only 317 EUR
    Flights operated by Ukraine International Airlines, so short stop in Kiev (+-1h)

    Why?

    If you plan to visit Beijing and do not want to spend a lot of money on flights. Fares are usually +450 EUR so it’s a good deal for those looking for a bargain. The 1h stop in Kiev is ideal if you do not want to hang out at the airport.
    Ukraine International Airlines is deemed perfectly safe by European Commission & Aviation authorities  so you needn’t worry about that.

    When?

    Quick search: January, February, March. Maybe other dates work as well.

    How?

    Try Travelgenio, 317 EUR is when […]

  • Direct flights Brussels to Bangkok for 600 EUR

    What?

    direct flights between Brussels & Bangkok for 600 EUR on Thai Airways
    continuing on Thai Airways to Yangon (Myanmar) is 690 EUR

    Why?

    Good deal for travel in high season, normally +700 EUR for direct, Middle Eastern carriers often offer deals for +-540 EUR but this means you would have to connect

    When?

    Travel between 3 January and 23 June 2016

    How?

    Book on Thai Airways website

    Good to know

    Etihad, Emirates, Qatar Airways and even Lufthansa are offering flights for similar price but travel times are +15h, a direct flight on Thai Airways is only 11h-12h
    These fares are “W” booking class which means 0 miles earned with Miles & […]

  • Special Offer: visit Iceland from 205 EUR!

    What?

    Special offer from Icelandair to visit Iceland from 205 EUR ,departure from Brussels! Or 233 EUR from Amsterdam

    When?

    Book 15 December 12:00 – 17 December 12:00
    Travel from Brussels 5 January to 8 May 2016
    Travel from Amsterdam 12 January until 8 May 2016

    Why?

    Because it’s ICELAND and a good deal! I’m soooo looking forward to visiting Iceland soon!
    You can now earn Alaska Mileage Plan miles from travel on Icelandair, miles that you can use for Emirates First Class.

    How?

    Book on the Icelandair website

    Example booking

  • b.gift voucher by Brussels Airlines

    Brussels Airlines b.gift voucher

    What?

    B.gift voucher from Brussels Airlines to use for a return flight to 33 destinations in Europe in Light & Relax (includes checked bag up to 23kg, seat selection, …)
    Price is 99 EUR per person
    Routes are between Brussels and Barcelona, Basel, Berlin, Bilbao, Billund, Birmingham, Bologna, Bremen, Bristol, Budapest, Copenhagen, Edinburgh, Geneva, Gothenburg, Hamburg, Hannover, Krakow, Lisbon, London, Lyon, Madrid, Manchester, Milan Linate, Milan Malpensa, Nice, Oslo, Prague, Rome, Turin, Toulouse, Stockholm, Venice, and Warsaw

    When?

    Purchase b.gift voucher online at christmas.brusselsairlines.com from 8 December 2015 until 3 January 2016
    Gift b.gift voucher during holiday season
    Redeem voucher online from 6 January 2016 to 6 March 2016
    Travel between 15 […]

  • Lufthansa First Class to India for 865 EUR instead of 5.850 EUR!

    Fly Lufthansa First Class thanks to Lifemiles
    Update: Lifemiles promo extended until December 18th.

    I’ve written about Lifemiles “buy miles” promotions before and gave a few examples of great deals to be had when buying miles and using them for Business Class & First Class flights.
    Until 2 weeks ago it wasn’t possible to redeem your Lifemiles for Lufthansa First Class tickets, but now that it is possible again, there is another great deal to be had.

    The Lifemiles Award Chart dictates that for travel between Europe and “Middle East & “Central Asia” the following number of miles are required for a one-way ticket:

    “Central Asia” includes the following countries:
    Afghanistan, Pakistan, […]

  • Alitalia 20% off discount code

    What?
    20% discount code for Alitalia flights from Brussels to Italy
    When? 
    Book your tickets from today (4/12) until 7/12/’15

    Travel from 11/1/’16 to 30/6/’16; except from 24/03/2016 to 29/03/2016 and from 22/4/2016 to 26/4/2016
    How?
    Use e-coupon code GALBE after selecting the flight, see example booking below
    Why?

    20% discount is calculated on all inclusive fare, so not just on taxes & fees…
    on all Alitalia flights from Brussels to destinations in Italy

    Destinations

    Example booking
    Return flights from Brussels to Napoli, connecting in Rome (FCO), e-coupon code is applied after selecting the flights, but before proceeding to payment. E-coupon discount is 37,14 EUR for this booking.