Bits: £750 business class flights to Bangkok, East Coast Rewards to Virgin miles, 12000 Avios for Economist sub

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Some news in brief: £750 business class tickets to Bangkok I have devoted quiet a bit of coverage recently to exceptionally cheap Qatar Airways flights to Asia from Europe, often sub £800.  There is nothing available at the moment, however. Turkish Airlines has stepped into the […]

100 Avios if you persuade a Clubcard-collecting friend of the wonders of

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Is feeling the pressure, post devaluation, of persuading Tesco Clubcard collectors of the wonders of the scheme? It may be, because they have come up with one of the least rewarding refer-a-friend deals ever seen If you can persuade a Tesco Clubcard-carrying friend to […]

Inside the United First Class lounge at Heathrow Terminal 2

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As part of my tour of Heathrow Terminal 2 earlier this month, I got to see the United Airlines First Class lounge.  This is out in the 2B satellite terminal. Regular readers may remember my review of the business class United Club lounge last year.  […]

New BA bonus: 4,000 Avios on ANY long-haul and 500 on ANY short-haul flight

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British Airways and Avios launched a number of promotions yesterday – not entirely unexpectedly, since I expected an uptick in offers immediately after the Avios devaluation. This is the most interesting one, although I will obviously cover the others too. Until 14th July, you will receive: […]

Lufthansa / Swiss / Austrian following BA with new short-haul fare structure

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Lufthansa, Austrian and Swiss (all of which are owned by Lufthansa) have decided that the British Airways ‘hand baggage only’ model for short haul ticketing is the way to go. For flights from October 1st which are booked from June 23rd (Swiss) or July 28th […]

1,500 Avios for NEW British Airways Executive Club members who book a flight

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It is very, very rare that British Airways runs a sign-up bonus for British Airways Executive Club.   I thought this was therefore worth a mention. Whilst I imagine almost all Head for Points readers are already BAEC members, this may be an opportunity to sign […]

TODAY ONLY: Win a return luxury London airport transfer with REAL Transfers

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Thanks to luxury transfer company REAL Transfers, I am running a special giveaway today which will last for just 18 hours. Between now and midnight, you can win a return Mercedes E-Class transfer from anywhere inside the M25 to Heathrow or Gatwick! The car can carry up to […]

Bookable from 2pm-ish: new list of 5,000 point per night IHG PointBreaks

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The latest batch of 150 IHG Rewards Club hotels to be offered for just 5,000 points per night will become available for booking this afternoon (Tuesday). These rooms are a fantastic deal. PointBreaks availability is limited so book ASAP if you are interested, as soon as […]

Bits: slowest miles credit ever, competition, Air New Zealand 241 to LA, AddLee’s ClubLee and 20% off

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Here is some news in brief: Slowest mileage credit ever? I thought I had it bad when Apple took almost a year to credit some Gate 365 e-store Avios points from an iPhone purchase.  But no. Reader Roger sent me an email from Flying Blue, […]

Last chance to join TopCashback for free and get 500 Clubcard points (1,200 Avios)


Just a reminder that 10am tomorrow (Wednesday 27th) is the deadline for earning 500 Clubcard points (1,200 Avios or 1,250 Virgin miles) for joining cashback site TopCashback. I apologise for plugging this again if you are already a member, but it is a good deal […]

Earn Avios via Clubcard with The Orchard at Tesco

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A couple of days ago I wrote about BzzAgent, a product testing business which awards you with Tesco Clubcard points in return for testing new consumer products and writing reviews and social media posts about them.  The business is a Tesco subsidiary. Tesco runs a […]

Inside the Lufthansa lounges at Heathrow Terminal 2

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My tour of Heathrow Terminal 2 two weeks ago took in the Singapore Airlines First Class lounge, the United First Class lounge (review to follow) and, finally, the Lufthansa lounge. Unlike the other two facilities, the Lufthansa lounge is in the main terminal.  If you are flying on […]

My review of the Radisson Blu SkyCity hotel at Arlanda airport, Stockholm


This is my review of the Radisson Blu SkyCity hotel at Arlanda airport in Stockholm. When I was over in Stockholm two weeks ago, I chose to stay at the Radisson Blu SkyCity inside the airport terminal.  The main group I was travelling with were at […]

Important dates for your diary


Here is the latest edition of our fortnightly weekend feature which summarises offers which are ending soon. It pulls together the different deals mentioned on our Avios Promos, Hotel Promos, Credit Card Updates and regular article pages. Sunday 24th May Last day to redeem On Business […]

Hilton offering one million Hilton HHonors points to one lucky UK resident!

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Hilton is celebrating 10 years as a partner of the McLaren Formula 1 team. To celebrate, they are giving one Hilton HHonors member the chance to win 1 million Hilton HHonors points!  Even at their current valuation, you should easily be able to get £3,000 of […]

Travelex replacing Moneycorp at Heathrow – what happens to the BA partnership?


During June, Travelex is taking over the Moneycorp foreign exchange desks at Heathrow. There seems to be a continual merry-go-round here, because it wasn’t too long ago that Moneycorp replaced American Express Currency Exchange. What is not clear at the moment is what happens to […]