What I learned from my chat with Kyle Armstrong, CEO of new Avios hotel partner Kaligo


On Tuesday I wrote about the launch of Kaligo, the new British Airways Executive Club partner.  Kaligo is a hotel booking website which rewards you with 5 – 20 Avios points for every £1 you spend on the site. Kaligo is also offering a large […]

Back tomorrow: Free London tube, bus and train travel with MasterCard contactless

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Don’t forget that tomorrow MasterCard is repeating its promotion which will get you free travel to work and back if you live or work in London. MasterCard has announced that this Friday is again ‘Fare Free Friday’. To promote the new contact-less travel service on London buses, […]

One to avoid – IHG Exclusively Yours Rewards

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For as long as I can remember, IHG Rewards Club and its predecessor, Priority Club, has offered a small range of ‘real’ goods for points redemption.  There was also a modest range of retailer gift cards.  For people who earned huge amounts of IHG Rewards Club […]

Admin news for HFP readers in the USA, Canada, Germany and Spain

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As you probably know, Head for Points has affiliate links for, amongst other retailers, British Airways, Amazon and eBay.  You will find the links in the sidebar on the right-hand side of every page of HFP. Effective immediately, we now have local affiliate links for […]

Win one of six copies of aviation board game ‘Jet Set’ for Christmas!

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Today I am launching another Head for Points giveaway! Courtesy of boardgameguru.co.uk we have six copies of board game ‘Jet Set’ for HFP readers to win! About ‘Jet Set’ ‘Jet Set’ is a Monopoly-style game for aviation fans. Instead of buying streets and building houses, […]

More free Avios via the Facebook Avios Suitcase app

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If you have been taking part in the Avios Suitcase ‘game’ on Facebook, a few more badges have been added in recent weeks. It is a while since I logged in (August?).  The current badges are new and, for me at least, unclaimed: Flybe – […]

New options to Philadelphia with both Avios and Virgin miles


Both American Airlines and Delta Air Lines have announced new services from London to Philadelphia this week. American already runs a daily flight to Philadelphia and will be doubling this to two flights per day from March 29th.  The downside is that American will be […]

Earn up to 10,000 Avios with new hotel booking partner Kaligo


Back in September I reported that hotel booking site Rocketmiles was now partnering with British Airways Executive Club to offer Avios points when you booked a hotel with them. BA has just launched a new partnership along the same lines with Kaligo (www.kaligo.com).  There is […]

Qatar launches new ‘2 for 1′ business class sale

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Qatar Airways has launched another batch of ‘2 for 1′ business class deals from the UK.  These are well priced but are only valid when two people travel together. You need to book these before Friday 28th November, for return travel from 1st December to 26th March. […]

Hilton and Marriott scrapping ‘same day’ cancellation for Best Flexible rates

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Both Hilton and Marriott have failed to officially announce the fact that, from January 1st, they are scrapping the ‘cancel by 6pm on day of arrival’ room guarantee for Best Flexible rates. From the New Year, the vast majority of both Hilton and Marriott family […]

What other Tesco Clubcard travel deals are worth a look?

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There are a lot of posts about accumulating Tesco Clubcard points on Head for Points. This is primarily because Clubcard offers a very cheap way of accumulating Avios points and Virgin Flying Club miles without stepping on a plane. Is this a blinkered way of […]

Reminder: IHG PointBreaks bookable from Monday afternoon

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On Saturday, I posted the list of hotels which will be bookable for just 5,000 IHG Rewards Club points in the latest round of IHG Rewards Club PointBreaks. This is just a reminder that these hotels will open up for booking this afternoon, probably 2pm-ish […]

1000 bonus Hyatt Gold Passport points per Advanced Purchase stay

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Hyatt Gold Passport has launched a new promotion to encourage you to book Advanced Purchase rates over the Winter period. For stays booked between today and January 24th, and completed between December 1st and January 31st, you will receive 1,000 bonus Gold Passport points. I […]

Hilton launches its Winter Sale with 33% off Best Available Rate

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Hilton has launched its Winter Sale, offering discounts of up to 33% off the Best Available Rate for hotels in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. There is a special home page for this promotion which you can find here. You can book for the […]