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Bits: one-day HFP competition tomorrow, new Hyatt coming to Heathrow, LoungeKey at Aspire T5 lounge

More news in brief:

Don’t miss our one-day competition tomorrow

On Monday, Head for Points is giving away a £100 Heathrow shopping voucher.  This is valid in participating shops, restaurants and bars at the airport.

The competition is being sponsored by Official Heathrow Parking.  This is the dedicated airport parking service run directly by Heathrow Airport.  If you are primarily concerned with convenience, Offical Heathrow Parking is by far the easiest parking solution at the airport – letting you park as near as 45 metres from the terminals.

And, at Terminal 5, you can use the cool driverless pods to get to you and from the terminal and the ‘pod parking’ car park!

Don’t forget to visit HFP tomorrow.  You will need to be a UK resident and physically present in the UK to enter.

Heathrow Pod 350

Second Hyatt Place coming to Heathrow

Hyatt has announced that a second Hyatt Place hotel at Heathrow to complement the existing property in Hayes, will open in 2017.

This hotel will actually be close to the airport!  The company is converting the little known Heathrow Hotel Bath Road, pictured below, into a 350 room Hyatt Place property.  This was previously the Arora International Hotel Heathrow Airport.  It seems that the existing hotel will remain open whilst the work is undertaken.

heathrow-hotel-bath-road

Using LoungeKey at the Aspire lounge, Heathrow Terminal 5

Following my article yesterday about Lounge Club cards – offered free with American Express Gold – now being accepted at the Aspire lounge in Heathrow Terminal 5, it appears that the lounge has also joined LoungeKey.

The main user of LoungeKey in the UK is HSBC via the HSBC Premier World Elite MasterCard.  Access to the Aspire lounge in Terminal 5 may make the £195 annual fee for this card look better value.

(Want to earn more hotel points?  Click here to see our complete list of promotions from the major hotel chains or use the ‘Hotel Promos’ link in the menu bar at the top of the page.)

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Comments

  1. Competitions for UK based people only? Shambles :)

    I’d better turn my vpn on…

  2. TravellerFrequently says:

    Is there a list of LoungeKey accessible lounges that does not require logging into a HSBC credit card account?

  3. the real harry says:
    • We’ve not been invited down. We are getting invited to the Cathay T3 lounge opening apparently but as we will be on airside passes we cannot wander off elsewhere unfortunately. No T3 in our diaries at present.

    • I’ve been there. Clean and Tidy, but much smaller than the No. 1 lounge next door, less choices of food and drink.

  4. Question re Lounge Club Card. Will this remain active when I canx my Amex Gold or is it better to use 2 free visits before canx Amex Gold. Cheers.

    • Your lounge club card is cancelled as soon as you cancel your amex gold. Matt (a different one!)

  5. Simon Schus says:

    Awww, I stayed at the Arora for £3 two years ago before an early flight out on Easter Sunday! I hope they do well in their new Hyatt guise.