Archives for April 2014

Good BA EU business fares – Sydney £2130, Orlando £1445, NYC £1156

British Airways is currently offering some genuinely excellent fares in Club World – with the snag that you need to start your flight outside the UK. Given the huge discounts available, though, this is a sacrifice of your time that is worth making in my […]

Hilton launches its May – July promotion, ‘Double Your HHonors’

A couple of days ago I covered the new Starwood promotion for May to July.  Hilton HHonors has also launched its own promotion for the same period, and it is not dramatically different. It is called ‘Double Your HHonors’.  You can find full details of […]

Generous Club Carlson offer – 20,000 points (or 2,000 Avios) for a weekend stay

Club Carlson, the Radisson / Park Plaza / Park Inn hotel group, has launched a generous weekend promotion for selected hotels in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. You will earn 20,000 Club Carlson bonus points for a two night weekend stay. I value Club […]

Free transfer of Avios – Gold members do NOT need to be in a household account

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the new ‘transfer your Avios to someone else’ scheme launched by British Airways. In summary: A Gold Guest List or Premier BA member can transfer – free – up to 162,000 Avios per year to other people, […]

Up to 20% discount at Melia hotels with their Business Travel programme

With Melia Hotels International sponsoring our competition this week, I thought it was a good time to take a quick look at their ‘Business Travel by Melia Hotels International’ programme. Melia Hotels International has 350 hotels around the world, of which 180 are in Spain, where it […]

Amex opens a private lounge for cardholders at the O2 Arena

American Express is expanding its ‘Invites’ programme – which gets cardholders early access to tickets for certain cultural events – by opening a private lounge at the O2 Arena in Greenwich. This actually sounds pretty good, to be honest.  This is what the email from […]

Win a fantastic 2-night European break in association with Melia Hotels International

All this week, Head for Points will be running an exciting competition in association with Melia Hotels International. The prize is a 2-night weekend stay at any Melia Hotels International property of your choice in Europe! A bit about Melia In the UK, Melia is […]

SPG announces its May – July promotion – ‘Earn Away’

Starwood, the Sheraton / W / Westin / Aloft / St Regis etc hotel group, has announced its Spring promotion for Starwood Preferred Guest members. Called ‘Earn Away’, it wins prizes for simplicity if nothing else: Earn double SPG points on all stays between 1 […]

25% bonus Avios when you convert Shangri-La Golden Circle points

The Shangri-La hotel chain is offering a 25% bonus when you convert your points into Avios. (Or, indeed, into five other airline schemes – Asia Miles, Flying Blue, SAA Voyager, Miles & More, United Mileage Plus) Full details can be found here. You need a […]

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (15): Lloyds Premier Avios Rewards American Express and MasterCard

This is my review of the Lloyds Premier Avios Rewards credit cards. It is part of my series of articles looking at the major UK loyalty credit cards and discussing whether or not they are worth applying for.  These articles will be linked to the relevant […]

300 Clubcard points when you spend £30 on Fisher-Price toys

Love Clubcard, don’t collect Avios?  You should be reading our sister site, Shopper Points (www.shopperpoints.co.uk), which covers the latest Clubcard and Nectar offers without any distracting frequent flyer talk!  Why not check it out now? Tesco has launched another toy-related bonus points deal, after their […]

Up to 10,000 bonus Marriott Rewards points for London stays

Marriott Rewards has launched a number of decent bonus points packages for stays in London and the surrounding area, including Heathrow. A 4-star stay will earn 5,000 bonus points (which I would value at £25) whilst a 5-star stay will earn 10,000 points (which I […]

Coming on Monday – an exclusive HFP competition with Melia Hotels International!

I want to give readers a heads up that we will be running an exciting competition next week in association with Melia Hotels International. They have donated a generous prize which I will be giving away from Monday. You could find yourself spending a couple of nights […]

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (14): Lloyds Avios Rewards American Express and MasterCard

This is my review of the Lloyds Avios Rewards credit cards. It is part of my series of articles looking at the major UK loyalty credit cards and discussing whether or not they are worth applying for.  These articles will be linked to the relevant sections […]

1,000 free Club Carlson points for following them on Twitter

Club Carlson, the Radisson / Park Inn / Park Plaza hotel group, is offering 1,000 points to the next 15,000 people to follow them on Twitter. I would value 1,000 points at £5, so this is a decent deal if you have a Club Carlson account. […]