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The Shard – you cannot use your $100 food and drink voucher until August

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If you took part in the Shangri-La Golden Circle birthday promotion last Autumn, you will now be sitting on enough points to get $100 (x 2 if your partner took part) off a meal at any Shangri-La hotel.  For most Head for Points readers, that […]

Another £20 Lufthansa voucher now available

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Lufthansa has launched another of its occasional discount codes, this time for £20 off. For the next few days, you can claim a £20 promotional code off your next Lufthansa flight by visiting their website here. (If you get an error message, click the refresh […]

Interesting Amex Platinum offer – £50 of free steak!

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In one of the odder American Express promotions of recent times, all Platinum charge card holders are being offered £50 of free steak! More precisely, they are being offered a £50 statement credit for eating at MASH in Soho - intriguingly described as “the modern American […]

What credit card should I use to pay for my holiday?

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By the time you read this post, I will be back in London.  However, as I edit this post, I am still sitting in Dubai pondering how to pay the hotel bill. It’s not that I can’t afford it – I was more concerned with […]

Clubcard adds Evans Cycles – worth trading your Avios?

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I like to keep an eye on what new offers are added to the Clubcard Deals line-up.  It is a mistake to blindly convert Clubcard vouchers into Avios or Virgin Flying Club miles without considering the alternatives – I wrote last year about how I […]

Should you use your Avios for BA’s 2,000 new ‘Experiences’ rewards?

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This is quite clever.  British Airways Executive Club has launched a new range of ‘Experiences’ redemptions.  Available in most major cities in the world, you can redeem your Avios points for local attractions or sightseeing tours. There is a tiny bit of explanation about the […]

Getting the cheapest price and maximum rewards for train travel (part 2, 2014 edition)

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Yesterday I looked at the various ways of booking UK train tickets.  My conclusion was that there is no longer any obvious best choice, but you would not go far wrong by starting with the site of the train company you will use and then comparing […]

Credit Card Reviews 2014 (11): HSBC Premier MasterCard

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This is the 11th of my series of posts looking at the major UK loyalty credit cards and discussing whether of not they are worth applying for. These posts will be linked to the relevant sections of the ‘Credit Cards Update‘ page. My other UK […]

New 1,000 Clubcard points sign-up bonus on Tesco MasterCard (plus 1,000 points refer-a-friend bonus)

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For the first time this year, Tesco Bank is offering a sign-up bonus on the Tesco Clubcard MasterCard. See here for details. This link was sent to a select number of people by Tesco – this offer does not appear on the main Tesco MasterCard […]

Getting the cheapest price and maximum rewards for train travel (part 1, 2014 edition)

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Head for Points is, of course, primarily about collecting airline and hotel points. However, most of us probably spend some time on trains as well so I thought it was worth a run through of the various options. And, of course, traingenius.co.uk awards Avios when […]

Credit Card Reviews 2014 (10): Hilton HHonors Platinum Visa

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This is the 10th of my series of posts looking at the major UK loyalty credit cards and discussing whether of not they are worth applying for. These posts will be linked to the relevant sections of the ‘Credit Cards Update‘ page. My other UK […]

25% off Starwood Preferred Guest points means buying airline miles at 1.25p

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Starwood is (again) offering a 10%-25% discount when you purchase SPG Starpoints before 31st May. The link to buy is here. The discount is staggered.  You get 10% off purchases of up to 9500 points, 15% off 10000 to 14500, 20% off 15000 to 29500 […]

Credit Card Reviews 2014 (9): Flybe MasterCard

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This is the 9th of my series of posts looking at the major UK loyalty credit cards and discussing whether of not they are worth applying for. These posts will be linked to the relevant sections of the ‘Credit Cards Update‘ page. My other UK […]