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    shunyamakaam
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    Half price tickets on Stansted/Gatwick/Heathrow Express
    • #1
    • 18th Jan 06, 8:56 PM
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    Half price tickets on Stansted/Gatwick/Heathrow Express 18th Jan 06 at 8:56 PM
    If you join BAA Worldpoints online (just fill in a simple form - nothing to it) they credit you with 100 points which is enough to buy 2 tickets half price on Stansted/Gatwick/Heathrow Express (amongst other things).

    There are some possibilities to earn more points as well, mostly by buying things at airports - there is a refer a friend scheme but you have to put in their postal address....

    enjoy your trip!


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    50 points per person gives you half price travel on the airport rail links above. Other member benefits include discounts off car hire although this may not be the cheapest place to get it. Use the comparison links at the top of this page to see if you can find it cheaper. Click on Worldpoints Rewards on the bottom left hand side to read more about the rewards available.
    Last edited by MSE Andrea; 19-01-2006 at 1:36 PM.
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    • spender
    • By spender 25th Jan 06, 5:29 PM
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    spender
    • #2
    • 25th Jan 06, 5:29 PM
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    • 25th Jan 06, 5:29 PM
    Hi, you can only get a free trip through your Nectar points, I think it is roughly about 2,500 each way. I have used the BAA World Points as well, you can get points at many places within the airport including travelex. However I find I have to chase up all the time because points are not added, have to say through that when I have had to chase the points up, the staff at World Points have been brillant. If you do use the worldpoints half price offer we had to show my World points card to the ticket collector on the train.
    No Matter what you do there will be critics.
  • sdendacott
    • #3
    • 25th Jan 06, 7:01 PM
    Free champagne or Half Price Tickets?
    • #3
    • 25th Jan 06, 7:01 PM
    For those of you just starting up on the Worldpoints scheme, you can boost your points on the first trip to the airport. For example, buy a 2 bottle box of champagne for 35 and receive 250 points instead of the usual 1 point per 1.

    250 points gives you 5 half price tickets on the Heathrow express, usually a 14.50 journey. So 5 x 7.25 = 36.25 which covers the cost of the champagne.

    I'll drink to that !
    • Soprano
    • By Soprano 26th Jan 06, 8:34 PM
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    Soprano
    • #4
    • 26th Jan 06, 8:34 PM
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    • 26th Jan 06, 8:34 PM
    Cheers OP, that helped me save on GW-EX tickets. V.grateful
    • sashacat
    • By sashacat 30th Jan 06, 2:04 PM
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    sashacat
    • #5
    • 30th Jan 06, 2:04 PM
    • #5
    • 30th Jan 06, 2:04 PM
    Thanks for this ..have just joined but can't find the refer a friend
  • nelly
    • #6
    • 30th Jan 06, 3:44 PM
    • #6
    • 30th Jan 06, 3:44 PM
    Nowt from manchester? what a shocker!
    • MarcD
    • By MarcD 1st Feb 06, 11:07 PM
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    MarcD
    • #7
    • 1st Feb 06, 11:07 PM
    • #7
    • 1st Feb 06, 11:07 PM
    If you are a member of worldpoints and do fly from BAA Airports (Heathrow Gatwick Stansted Glasgow Edinburgh Aberdeen Southampton) they sometimes email you with offers for a hundred or a couple of hundred extra points when you buy anything in their airport shops, with no minimum spend. Have got 600 points this way now and have only spent a few quid in their shops...
    • blindman
    • By blindman 2nd Feb 06, 10:37 AM
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    blindman
    • #8
    • 2nd Feb 06, 10:37 AM
    • #8
    • 2nd Feb 06, 10:37 AM
    For Heathrow why not get the tube??

    http://www.londontown.com/London/Heathrow_Airport/

    Only 3.80 one way.
    • --Tony--
    • By --Tony-- 16th Feb 06, 4:47 PM
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    --Tony--
    • #9
    • 16th Feb 06, 4:47 PM
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    • 16th Feb 06, 4:47 PM
    If you want 250 instead of the normal 100 points I can send you an invite.

    Just PM me your name and address.
    Last edited by --Tony--; 24-02-2006 at 7:17 PM.
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  • The_Lambton_Worm
    When i was in the smoke at the begining of January this year, there was some track maintenance work going on on the Piccadilly line and trains were terminating at a station near Heathrow. There was a replacement bus service but Heathrow Express were honouring underground tickets on their services on the days of the track maintenance. It cost me 7 instead of the usual 25 by getting a tube ticket instead of a Heathrow Express one.

    The work has finished now but i'd check with London Underground in the future if you're going to be travelling from Heathrow to Paddington to see if they offer this again.
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    • Generali
    • By Generali 22nd Feb 06, 1:31 PM
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    Generali
    For Heathrow why not get the tube??

    http://www.londontown.com/London/Heathrow_Airport/

    Only 3.80 one way.
    by blindman
    Because it's such a horrible journey that I end up spending 20 on gin in the pub at Heathrow to get over it! Holborn to Heathrow has to be one of the worst tube experiences available in London.
    • blindman
    • By blindman 22nd Feb 06, 1:35 PM
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    blindman
    Because it's such a horrible journey that I end up spending 20 on gin in the pub at Heathrow to get over it! Holborn to Heathrow has to be one of the worst tube experiences available in London.

    Please explain :confused:
    • --Tony--
    • By --Tony-- 24th Feb 06, 7:18 PM
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    --Tony--
    You can also use the card in the parking meter to gather points.
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  • michelc
    Half Price Travel on Stansted Express
    If you want 250 instead of the normal 100 points I can send you an invite.

    Just PM me your name and address.
    by --Tony--
    ************
    Hi Tony,

    Would you be so kind to send me an invite as per your post:

    Name and address removed to protect privacy. Please send Tony a private message if you want to exchange details.

    Thanks,

    *******
    Last edited by MSE Andrea; 18-03-2006 at 5:41 PM.
  • BurntOut
    Awesome one this m8 many thanx.

    Registered myself and my partner, we r for london shortly via stansted.
    Only paying 30 total now instead of 50

    20 well saved

    Thanx again
    • lynn44
    • By lynn44 11th Apr 06, 4:41 PM
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    lynn44
    please help .... I have joined baa got my 100 free points how do I now change them for half price on gatwick express ?
    • blindman
    • By blindman 11th Apr 06, 4:44 PM
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    blindman
    Login to here and follow the links.
    • stevemcol
    • By stevemcol 19th Apr 06, 1:07 PM
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    stevemcol
    Thanks for the info. I've booked me and the missus for half price, just using my own 100 points. Cheers.
    Last edited by stevemcol; 19-04-2006 at 5:33 PM.
  • pat_sexy
    Worldpoint discounts on Gatwick Express
    Hi, thanks for the advice.

    Has anyone used worldpoints to buy Gatwick express tickets?

    I checked out the Gatwick express site hoping to use my worldpoints to buy a single to the airport. I've reached the section where credit cards details, not asked about Worldpoints. Is there another screen where I can record Worldpoints?

    Thanks
    • lynn44
    • By lynn44 23rd Apr 06, 2:08 PM
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    lynn44
    pat use link above from blindman
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