Tier point runs – what are they & what are the easiest & cheapest fares?
If you have every just missed out on getting your first or next status with BA you may have considered a tier point run. Tier point runs are when flights are booked mainly with the purpose to maximise tier point earning opportunities in a short time and at a cheap price. I would say I do tier point runs in the sense that I will ensure I do enough BA and Virgin flights to maintain my status, but I rarely do a quick turnaround at the destination. I just incorporate the flights into a planned holiday or business trip as for me