Archives for 2017

Bits: New HFP IT set-up, HFP reader wins 1 million Avios!, Charles Tyrwhitt Avios

News in brief: We’re back in business ….. ….. after a day off to finalise our IT server move.  Everything has gone to plan, I’m pleased to say.  Page load times have fallen sharply and we have hopefully seen the back of the ‘503’ errors. […]

Important dates for your diary – offers about to close which you shouldn’t miss

Here is the latest edition of our fortnightly feature which summarises offers that are ending soon. It pulls together the different deals mentioned on our Avios Promos, Hotel Promos, Credit Cards and regular article pages. The two key deals to note are a) the end of Nutmeg’s […]

Bits: new ‘Miles and More’ meilenschnaeppchen, United ‘buy miles’ bonus and a Marriott / SPG arbitrage

News in brief: New ‘Miles and More’ meilenschnaeppchen announced It has been a while since we covered these on Head for Points, but for the benefit those who don’t know about them, Lufthansa runs a monthly list of discounted routes for collectors of Miles & More miles. […]

IMPORTANT: No new articles on Saturday due to IT server migration

EDIT: This is the new site! If you can read this, then your computer is pointing to the right place.  If you do not see this line on any other device, it has not yet caught up. Head for Points is moving to a new […]

IHG brings back its generous ‘Accelerate’ promotion for Spring

IHG Rewards Club, the Holiday Inn, HI Express, Crowne Plaza, InterContinental etc loyalty scheme, has launched its new Spring 2018 promotion – IHG Accelerate. Yes, it is repeating the Autumn 2015, Spring, Summer and Autumn 2016 and Spring, Summer and Autumn 2017 offer! But that is not a […]

Highly critical YouGov report shows collapsing BA customer perceptions

One thing that was missing from the ‘Investor Day’ presentation given to the City recently was the ‘net promoter score’ for British Airways.  It is an accepted statistical method of showing how well regarded a company is by its customers and is also a number […]

Bits: Qatar Airways £1350 Australia tickets are back!, 250 Heathrow Rewards points with Heathrow Express

News in brief: Qatar Airways £1,350 business class fares to Australia are back! (EDIT: this deal now seems to be over but tickets may still be available for 10%-20% more.) Via Flyertalk, Qatar Airways has brought back its £1,350 business class tickets to Australia. An, […]

Bit: 10% off duty free voucher, 100% IHG ‘buy points’ bonus ending, Club Eurostar launches

News in brief: Save 10% off duty free purchases at Manchester and Stansted Biza is offering 10% off all purchases, excluding tobacco, at its duty free stores during December. You need to print off the voucher which can be found here. The discount is valid […]

Flying Qatar Airways soon? New bonus miles and fast-track status promo launched

If you have any Qatar Airways flights booked, or are looking to book one this month, the airline has launched a couple of special mileage and status promotions exclusively for the UK and Irish market. The first deal is for anyone buying a ticket this […]

Bits: 2000 M&M miles with a car rental, targeted 50% bonus on Amex – Hilton transfers, KLM Flight Bundle

News in brief: 2,000 Miles & More miles with a car rental Lufthansa Miles & More is offering a generous 2,000 miles with your next car rental.  Interestingly, this offer is valid across a large number of rental companies and not just one.  More interestingly, […]

Bits: EXCELLENT £994 Club World fare to California, the Starwood Amex may not be on its last legs ….

News in brief: British Airways selling Oakland for £994 in Club World British Airways has quietly started selling tickets to Oakland in California for £994 return for travel in January or February. (EDIT: This fare appears to have been withdrawn early despite the 14th December […]

BA closes OpenSkies from Paris, launches LEVEL – use Avios to Martinique and Guadeloupe

OpenSkies is a little known part of the British Airways empire.  Operating from Paris Orly, it operates two flights per day to New York Newark and New York JFK.  It was originally L’Avion, an ‘all business class’ start-up founded by the same team who went […]

Bits: Nutmeg / Avios deal for existing clients, 20% off National Express, up to 4800 Avios with LEGO

News in brief: Avios bonus from Nutmeg for existing customers Last Monday we wrote about the very lucrative offer of up to 50,000 Avios from Nutmeg if you open an ISA or SIPP with them. You can read more about that offer in this article.  […]

Avios Ireland: Triple Avios in AerClub with SuperValu!

As a reminder, our coverage of Avios Ireland (AerClub) is exclusively on the Head for Points website.  You will not receive these articles via our daily emails unless it is a deal which UK residents can take part in. Whilst Tesco has a major presence […]

Bits: Economist / Avios promo back, Heathrow Rewards adds new partner, Regus Express coming to T3

News in brief: 13,200 Avios for an Economist subscription Avios.com and The Economist have brought back their special offer for taking out a subscription. As you can see at this link, you can earn 13,200 Avios if you take out a 1-year digital and print subscription to The Economist. The cost is […]