PointsGuru.uk was started by Jon, a seasoned frequent traveller. Jon started his business travelling in 1992, the time before mobile phones and the internet! His 1st long haul flight was on Singapore Airlines to Singapore. Having travelled to in-excess of 30 countries on various airlines and completed a number of trip where he travelled around the world.

Over the years, Jon has been a member of various frequent traveller and hotel rewards programs and through careful selection tweaking over the years, has reaped the rewards of free travel and stays.

Now, Jon concentrates on maximising travel from spend. He has started a blog ‘My Virgin Adventure’ where he tracks the rewards gained from his Virgin Atlantic Rewards Plus Mastercard, you can follow here.

Jon’s Bio:

  • Home town: Oxford, UK.
  • Profession: Engineer.
  • Most productive Frequent Flyer program: US Air – Star Alliance Gold
  • Most productive Hotel program: IHG – Spire Elite
  • Best reward flight: LHR-GRU (business) GRU – IAD (first) IAD – LHR (first)
  • Best Upgrade: Economy to business at check-in, then business to first class at boarding. On Air Canada. I was Star Alliance Gold.