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Half price tickets on Stansted/Gatwick/Heathrow Express
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Old 18-01-2006, 8:56 PM
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Smile Half price tickets on Stansted/Gatwick/Heathrow Express

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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Old 25-01-2006, 5:29 PM
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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.
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Old 25-01-2006, 7:01 PM
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Cool Free champagne or Half Price Tickets?

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 !
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Old 26-01-2006, 8:34 PM
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Cheers OP, that helped me save on GW-EX tickets. V.grateful
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Old 30-01-2006, 2:04 PM
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Thanks for this ..have just joined but can't find the refer a friend
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Old 30-01-2006, 3:44 PM
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Nowt from manchester? what a shocker!
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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...
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Old 02-02-2006, 10:37 AM
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For Heathrow why not get the tube??

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

Only 3.80 one way.
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If you want 250 instead of the normal 100 points I can send you an invite.

Just PM me your name and address.
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Old 16-02-2006, 5:22 PM
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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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For Heathrow why not get the tube??

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

Only 3.80 one way.
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.
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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:
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You can also use the card in the parking meter to gather points.
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Old 09-03-2006, 2:10 AM
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Smile Half Price Travel on Stansted Express

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If you want 250 instead of the normal 100 points I can send you an invite.

Just PM me your name and address.
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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,

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Old 23-03-2006, 11:32 PM
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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
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please help .... I have joined baa got my 100 free points how do I now change them for half price on gatwick express ?
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Login to here and follow the links.
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Old 19-04-2006, 1:07 PM
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Thanks for the info. I've booked me and the missus for half price, just using my own 100 points. Cheers.

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Old 23-04-2006, 1:59 PM
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Question 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?

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pat use link above from blindman
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