Win £1,000 of free hotel stays in association with HotelTonight!


All this week, Head for Points is running an exciting competition in association with hotel booking app HotelTonight to promote their new ‘seven day advance booking service’. We have £1,000 of prizes to be won! FIVE lucky readers will each receive £200 of HotelTonight credit. […]

40% discount redeeming SPG points in Las Vegas – a decent deal?

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In January, Starwood Preferred Guest – the W, Westin, Sheraton, Luxury Collection, St Regis etc hotel group – announced a partnership with Las Vegas hotel group Caesars. Caesars runs the following resorts in Las Vegas and Atlantic City: Bally’s Atlantic City, NJ Bally’s Las Vegas, […]

Up to 400% bonus points with Star’s PartnerPlusBenefit SME programme


PartnerPlusBenefit, previously Star Alliance Company Plus, is the Star Alliance equivalent of the British Airways On Business scheme, aimed at companies in the UK and Ireland. What makes PartnerPlusBenefit more powerful than BA’s On Business is that flights from 10 airlines earn points. The participating […]

Qatar Airways – my review of their Boeing 777 business class (Part 1)

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Today I am reviewing my Boeing 777 Qatar Airways flight from Heathrow to Doha last week.  I reviewed the impressive Qatar Airways Premium Lounge at Heathrow in this earlier article. Like the other two big Middle Eastern airlines, Qatar Airways has grown at a huge rate […]

Qatar Airways – my review of their Boeing 777 business class (Part 2)

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This is Part 2 of my review of the Qatar Airways Boeing 777 business class service from Heathrow to Doha.  Click here to see Part 1. Toiletries This was a day flight and Qatar did not offer any pyjamas. This was a little annoying as […]

15,000 United MileagePlus miles bonus with their free UK credit card

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The United Airlines MileagePlus Amex credit cards (issued by MBNA) have the unique distinction of offering NO sign-up bonus for much of the year. Then, once or twice a year, they run a promotion.  This is one of those times. Via this link, you can […]

Launching on Monday – win £1,000 of free hotel stays with HotelTonight!

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On Monday I will be launching the biggest competition that we have ever run on Head for Points. To promote the launch of their new ‘seven day advance booking’ service, hotel booking app HotelTonight will be giving away £1,000 of free hotel stays! Five lucky Head […]

480 Avios for £10 with an Olly Murs CD ….

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Tesco Direct has launched a new CD pre-order promotion.  This one is for the new album from Olly Murs, Never Been Better. You will receive 200 bonus Clubcard points (480 Avios, 500 Virgin Flying Club miles) when you buy a copy for £10.  It will be […]

3,000 Virgin Flying Club miles for a 3-day Hertz rental

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From November 1st, it will no longer be possible to earn Avios points via Hertz.  Whilst British Airways dropped Hertz as a partner some years ago, they retained a partnership with Iberia Plus.  And, of course, you can transfer Iberia Plus Avios points to BA or […]

20,000 Etihad Guest miles with their free UK credit card – but where can you go?

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Etihad launched their UK credit card back in May 2013. Even accounting for the fact that the card was free, the sign-up bonus was a little underwhelming – 5,000 Etihad Guest miles. Since then they have run two temporary promotions.  In June 2013 they raised […]

Is the Qatar Airways Premium Lounge the classiest in Heathrow?


My trip to Doha began with a trip to Heathrow Terminal 4.  This was the first time I have visited since Terminal 5 opened back in 2008.  Even then, because – in general – only long-haul BA flights went from Terminal 4, I was not […]

Up to 7,000 bonus Avios with BA’s weak new flying promotion

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British Airways has launched a new bonus Avios promotion to drive traffic on a few specific routes.  This can earn you up to 7,000 points between now and early December. Unfortunately it is not incredibly generous.  As you will see from the fare code letters in the […]

Earn 1,500 Clubcard points (3,600 Avios) on £60 Tesco grocery spend

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Tesco has launched a new promotional code for Tesco grocery shopping via a tie-up with  It is pretty impressive: 1,500 bonus Clubcard points on a £60 grocery spend Code is XXGKLX Code expires on Monday 20th October – you need to receive the delivery, or […]