Archives for October 2017

Heathrow Rewards mega-bonus on electronics, watches and jewellery is back!

There is good news for Avios, Virgin Flying Club, Emirates Skywards, Etihad Guest and Lufthansa Miles & More members! Tomorrow, 1st November, Heathrow Rewards is launching its annual mega-bonus promotion on electronics, watches and jewellery, keen to tap into the Christmas rush. Worth noting is that World […]

My great value reward stay at The Ritz-Carlton Al Wadi Desert resort in Ras Al Khaimah

This is my review of The Ritz-Carlton Al Wadi Desert resort in Ras Al Khaimah. I wrote earlier in the year about how The Ritz-Carlton, which is Marriott’s luxury arm, had taken over a Banyan Tree resort in Ras Al Khaimah, a short drive from […]

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (14): Tesco Clubcard MasterCard

This is my review of the Tesco Clubcard MasterCard credit card. 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 […]

BOOKABLE THIS AFTERNOON: New IHG PointBreaks list of 100 x 5,000 point hotels

The new list of 100 IHG Rewards Club (the Holiday Inn, HI Express, Crowne Plaza, InterContinental etc group) PointBreaks redemption hotels is bookable from today. PointBreaks rooms are a fantastic deal if they fit with your travel patterns. All of the hotels below will be available for […]

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. With the end of October approaching rapidly, there is a lot going […]

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (13): Starwood Preferred Guest / SPG American Express

This is my review of the Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) American Express credit card issued in the UK. 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 […]

Bits: 100% IHG buy points bonus, Marriott to AA bonus, Hyatt New York deal

News in brief: (Note: parts of this article appeared on the site by accident on Friday for a few hours which is why it may sound familiar!) 100% bonus when you buy IHG Rewards Club points IHG Rewards Club – the InterContinental, Holiday Inn, Crowne […]

wheretocredit.com – a handy resource you might not know

One of the things that is so fascinating about the frequent flyer space is that there are always tools popping up which fill a small but useful niche. I often get emails from Head for Points readers asking about the best place to credit a […]

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (17): Lufthansa Miles & More American Express & Visa

This is my review of the Lufthansa Miles & More UK 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 […]

Bits: BA selling Heathrow economy flights from £26, new Maldives hand baggage rules

News in brief: BA now selling economy fares at Heathrow from £26 British Airways has announced a wave of price cuts for the Winter schedules.  It has to be said that they are getting very aggressive on pricing. On the BA press event earlier this […]

Review of the Hampton by Hilton hotel in Bournemouth

This is our review of the Hampton by Hilton hotel in Bournemouth. Last weekend Rob reviewed the relatively new Hilton hotel in Bournemouth – click here.  Some of his friends were in the adjacent Hampton by Hilton Bournemouth, including Jamie who some of you may […]

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (12): Lloyds Avios Rewards American Express & 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 […]

Bits: LAST CALL for £15 Amazon / Amex discount, no SPG points from Uber, Madrid BA lounge

News in brief: £15 Amazon discount code ending soon (EDIT:  at the last minute, Amazon has extended this offer to 31st March 2018!) For the last 10 months or so, Amazon has been offering an exclusive £15 discount code for Amex Gold, Green and Platinum cardholders […]

What is the best Star Alliance frequent flyer programme for you?

A lot of people ask me about the best Star Alliance frequent flyer programme so I thought it was worth running through the options again. Unfortunately, this is the ultimate ‘how long is a piece of string’ question to which there is no right or wrong answer. It […]

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (11): IHG Rewards Club Premium MasterCard

This is my review of the IHG Rewards Club Premium MasterCard credit card. It is part of my series of articles looking at the major UK loyalty credit cards and discussing whether of not they are worth applying for. These posts will be linked to […]