Archives for February 2017

Got Wyndham Rewards points? Amazing deals available at 3pm

Wyndham Rewards, the Ramada / Days Inn programme, is not hugely popular in the UK.  However, I know a few of you will have their points knocking around.  If you do, this flash sale – running from 3pm on Tuesday – has some astonishing deals […]

Where can you fly these days with Virgin Flying Club miles?

The coverage of Virgin Flying Club on Head for Points has increased considerably since the site started almost five years ago.  This has been driven by a few factors: generous credit card sign-up bonuses that let you get started quickly, regular, albeit modest, Tesco Clubcard and – until […]

Bits: new BA strike dates, Qatar relaxes baggage rules – will BA follow?

News in brief: New British Airways strike announced Another wave of mixed fleet cabin crew strikes have been announced for next week. Certain cabin crew will walk out from Friday 3rd March to Thursday 9th March. Disruption will be minimised by merging certain flights and […]

Review of the Upperdeck lounge at Glasgow Airport

This is our review of the Upperdeck lounge at Glasgow Airport. This is part of our series of reviews of airport lounges across the UK.  You see all of the reviews here. A couple of weeks ago I had to travel to Glasgow and took the […]

Bits: new way to spend Emirates miles, BA removes therapeutic oxygen, Abu Dhabi ‘no rain’ promise

News in brief (we’re a bit behind after spending two days at the Business Travel Show last week): A new way to spend expiring Emirates Skywards miles I get a lot of emails from HFP readers concerned about some Emirates Skywards miles which are approaching […]

Bits: Laithwaites offer update, 15% Iberia discount, Finnair A350 daily from London

News in brief: Wine Explorer link fixed I ran an article yesterday about Wine Explorer, the new BA wine venture in association with Laithwaites.  You will receive 1,000 Avios points with your first order. For some odd reason, the link I provided in that article […]

Avios Ireland: 250 Avios via SuperValu for EVERY eShop purchase, however small

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. We wrote about the relationship between […]

Last chance: Exclusive £10 Azimo discount for all HFP readers

If you need to send any money abroad at the moment, here is a quick reminder that our exclusive £10 discount for readers who try foreign currency transfer specialist Azimo is running for another two days. This is valid on your first foreign currency transfer over […]

Get 1,000 Avios with Wine Explorer, the new Laithwaites / British Airways wine club

British Airways and mail order wine group Laithwaites ran The British Airways Wine Club for many, many years. At some point in the last couple of years this was quietly retired, although Laithwaite’s continued to offer Avios points with wine purchases. BA and Laithwaite’s have […]

Bits: last day for 2400 Avios on £50 of toys, Good To Go code correction, Flying Blue hotel offer

News in brief: Last day to get 2,400 Avios with £50 of toys Today, Sunday, is the last day to take advantage of the Tesco Direct offer of 1,000 Clubcard points when spending £50 on Nerf, My Little Pony, Play Doh and Hasbro Gaming. This means you get […]

Review of the British Airways lounge, Glasgow Airport

This is our review of the British Airways business class lounge at Glasgow Airport. This is part of our series of reviews of airport lounges across the UK.  You see all of the reviews here. A couple of weeks ago I had to travel to Glasgow […]

More evidence of BA prioritising Avios bookings for downgrades?

(UPDATE: BA has agreed to give me a legal opinion on Monday on whether it believes a BA Amex companion ticket qualifies for EU261 downgrade compensation.) A month ago I ran this article speculating that BA has begun to target Avios ticket holders for downgrades. […]

Good To Go Parking – the secret way to save on Official Heathrow Parking!

When choosing to drive and fly there are quite a few options around Heathrow Airport. There are no shortage of third party companies, operating from sites which are generally a good distance from the airport.  Some of these are fairly sophisticated, some give the impression of […]

My review of the (BA) JAL Sakura Lounge at Frankfurt Airport

This is my review of the Japan Airlines Sakura Lounge at Frankfurt Airport, which is where you may end up if flying with British Airways. This is the last article from my recent review trip which took in Ibiza, Madrid and Frankfurt.  Frankfurt was my last […]

New BA Holidays promo – NYC and other routes from £1,299 Club World including hotel!

British Airways Holidays has launched a special Club World promotion for travel over the Summer, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year on core routes to the US and Middle East. There are some decent prices here but you need to book by Monday.  The prices are not […]