Earning Avios with Shell – and win 10 x 50,000 Avios prizes

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I haven’t mentioned Shell Drivers Club on Head for Points for a while, so I thought it was worth doing a quick recap.  Their new competition is a good enough excuse. Shell Drivers Club is the loyalty scheme for Shell garages in the UK.  Joining is […]

The Aer Lingus (and Virgin Little Red) lounge in Heathrow Terminal 2 reviewed

Aer Lingus Virgin Little Red lounge Heathrow flower

On Wednesday I reviewed the new Plaza Premium lounge in Heathrow Terminal 2.  On the same day, I also got the chance to review the other lounge in the main terminal – the Aer Lingus Gold Circle lounge.  Remember that British Airways Gold and Silver card […]

Save 8% when buying or renewing InterContinental Ambassador membership

InterContinental Ambassador

A couple of day ago, I wrote about the 100% bonus available until September 22nd when you buy IHG Rewards Club points. If you buy 50,000 – 60,000 points, which doubles to 100,000 – 120,000 points, the price drops to just $5.75 per 1,000. This […]

British Airways returns to Kuala Lumpur – EXCELLENT Avios availability

Malaysia A380

After a 14 year gap, British Airways announced yesterday that it is resuming flights to Kuala Lumpur. The service will begin on May 27th 2015.  It will be operated by a four class Boeing 777 which will include First Class.  BA has stated that it […]

Why am I going to Las Vegas this weekend?

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I have done quite a few weekend breaks in the past which, to a normal person, would seem fairly crazy.  New York, Dubai, Cape Town … these are not the sort of places where you normally head to after work on Thursday or Friday night, only […]

10% off Air Canada flights for Autumn travel

Air Canada

To promote its move to Terminal 2 at Heathrow, Air Canada is offering a 10% discount on all flights from Heathrow to Canada. You need to book by September 30th. The valid travel dates are October 1st to December 15th. The discount code you need […]

75 Clubcard points (180 free Avios) for your insurance renewal dates

Clubcard vouchers

Tesco has brought back its promotion offering bonus Tesco Clubcard points if you fill in a very short form telling them when your various insurance products were up for renewal. The number of points offered with this deal jumps around.  The new version offers 75 Clubcard points, […]

My review of the Plaza Premium lounge in Heathrow T2 (with photos)

Plaza Premium Heathrow bar

I revealed last weekend that the Plaza Premium lounge in the new Terminal 2 at Heathrow had joined Priority Pass and Lounge Club.  I didn’t know this when I arranged to have a private tour of the facility last week, but the timing could not […]

Club Carlson: 3-4-2 deals and 5,000 bonus points with weekend stays

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Club Carlson, the Radisson, Park Inn and Park Plaza loyalty scheme, has launched two new promotions for weekend stays in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. 5,000 bonus points for a 2-night weekend stay Until October 15th, you will receive 5,000 bonus points when you […]

Why we really, really hated Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris

Are you allowed to dislike Disneyland?  I don’t hear many people giving it a hard time.  Although, in retrospect, I realised that not many of the people we know have actually been to the Paris one.  Perhaps that should have been a warning. It was a […]

100% bonus when you buy IHG Rewards Club points means cheap luxury hotels

IC New York Times Square

IHG Rewards Club – the InterContinental, Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza etc scheme – has launched a new ‘buy points’ promotion that is not targeted.  It is as generous an offer as you are ever likely to see for IHG points. The offer runs for one […]

900 Avios per day when renting from Hertz

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Hertz has launched another aggressive promotion in conjunction with Iberia Plus. (Remember that Hertz is not a British Airways Executive Club partner, so the only way of earning Avios with a Hertz rental is to credit it to an Iberia account.  You can then move […]

Earn 8,000 Avios in one night with new hotel partner Rocketmiles

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I wrote an introduction to hotel booking site Rocketmiles here. It is a small-scale (ie limited selection) business which offers significant airline mile bonuses when you book. At the time I first covered it, it was working almost exclusively with US airlines.  Over the last year Rocketmiles […]