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ENTER NOW: Win 100,000 Avios points with Bink and Head for Points!

This week we have got a fantastic and exclusive competition for our readers in association with the new loyalty app Bink: One Head for Points reader will win 100,000 Avios! It could be you ….. and all you need to do is download the Bink app to […]

NEW: Earn Avios when flying United – at higher rates than BA for Economy!

This other article today looks at the new Aer Lingus AerClub programme in more detail. As this scheme is now Avios driven, it helps to be aware of any new ways to earn or spend points that it throws up. I wanted to run this feature as […]

Bits: Hilton Americas Flash Sale, new Qatar business sale, IHG 100% ‘buy points’ bonus

News in brief: Hilton North America Flash Sale Hilton has launched a 3-day Flash Sale covering North America.  This will end at 5am (note am) UK time on Thursday 8th. For bookings between 18th December and 2nd January, you will receive a 15% – 20% […]

All you need to know about earning Avios in Aer Lingus AerClub

Aer Lingus AerClub finally launched last week.  This is important news for Head for Points readers because Avios is the currency of AerClub. Any Avios points you earn in AerClub will (eventually) be transferrable across to British Airways Executive Club or avios.com via ‘Combine My Avios’. […]

What is Bink? (And how can it win me 100,000 Avios this week?)

Our lead article today – click here – is a fantastic competition to win 100,000 Avios! The competition is sponsored by Bink, which is a very impressive new loyalty app.  Bink has partnered with Avios to allow you to earn Avios points on your day […]

Last chance to get £50 off BA CE for 1-9 people with Tesco Premium Credit Card

One of the benefits of the Tesco Premium Credit Card is a £50 discount on a British Airways Club Europe flight for new cardholders. This is valid for up to nine people and so is theoretically worth up to £450 (if you are a family of 9!). […]

What is your credit card ‘end game’ strategy?

People who drift into this odd hobby of ours often apply for a couple of credit or charge cards almost at random, perhaps because they were on promotion or because they didn’t know any better.  They don’t have a long term strategy at that time, not […]

How to earn Avios via Clubcard when filling up at Esso

Most of our Tesco Clubcard commentary now goes on over at Shopper Points where we are free to discuss every single Tesco bonus points promotion and where we can reach a broader audience beyond the frequent flyer community. (There is, by the way, a decent offer of […]

Earn triple Avios – SEVEN per Euro! – on Accor (Sofitel, Mercure, Novotel etc) stays

If you need a hotel during December, I wanted to remind you of the generous Accor promotion which has been running for the last two months and which continues until the end of the year. Le Club AccorHotels, the loyalty scheme for Sofitel, Ibis, Novotel, […]

Coming on Monday: Win 100,000 Avios points with Bink and Head for Points!

On Monday morning we will be launching a major new competition, exclusive to Head for Points readers. In association with new loyalty app Bink, we are giving away 100,000 Avios points to one very lucky reader! Bink is a new app-based loyalty platform which allows […]

Amex ‘Shop Small’ starts today – get £5 back on every £10 purchase!

If you have ANY American Express credit or charge card – except TSB – you can make big savings on your Christmas shopping from today until 18th December with ‘Shop Small’. American Express is the major UK sponsor of a scheme called ‘Shop Small’, designed to […]

Bits: new Supercard charges?, Gatwick Express delay repay, more HFP party prizes

News in brief: Supercard adds new fees The Travelex Supercard is an excellent way to make purchases abroad whilst still earning miles and points. Available free (download the app here and apply), you will receive a MasterCard which can be linked to any other Visa […]

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

Thanks to luxury transfer company REAL Transfers, we are 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 […]

Aer Lingus redemptions now bookable via avios.com – but it’s not that simple ….

I ran an extra article on HFP yesterday – which you won’t have seen if you are an email subscriber – to highlight the fact that the Aer Lingus Aer Club programme had launched.  This article is an expanded version of that piece. At the […]

Bits: excellent BA Holidays NYC deal, 100% bonus buying IHG points TODAY, 25% off Iberia from Cardiff

News in brief: British Airways New York Christmas deal BA Holidays has launched two excellent deals if you want to get away for Christmas or New Year: Club World flights + 3 nights in a hotel from £1,199 per person First Class flights + 3 […]

Breaking: Aer Lingus redemptions now bookable on avios.com – but Boston loophole closed

The Aer Lingus Aer Club programme launched this morning. At the same time, Aer Lingus reward availability has been loaded into avios.com. You do NOT need to be an AerClub member to book these.  You can log in with your usual avios.com UK account details […]

50% bonus when you buy Avios via BA – worth it?

I ran an article yesterday on the new Iberia Plus / Groupon promotion which allows you – in a fiddly way – to buy Avios for around 1.05p each depending on quantity. Coincidentally, British Airways also chose to launch an aggressive ‘buy Avios’ offer yesterday. If […]