Head for Points frequent flyer articles by Anika

For Head for Points, Anika writes hotel and flight reviews and general travel features and oversees advertising, marketing, PR, press and events. She is also Editor of Shopper Points which focusses on getting the best deal from Tesco Clubcard and Nectar points.

Virgin Atlantic sale now on – decent deals in all classes

Virgin Atlantic has launched a sale with decent deals in all classes. Until 20th September you can find reduced fares on flights to the US, Caribbean, Mexico, Cuba, Asia, Middle East and Africa. Full details are on this special website. Looking at the Upper Class deals, there […]

Review of the new(ish) Plaza Premium Arrivals Lounge at Heathrow T4

This is my review of the Plaza Premium Arrivals Lounge at London Heathrow Terminal 4. After checking out the new Plaza Premium Arrivals lounge at Terminal 3, which I reviewed here, my little Heathrow excursion took me across to Terminal 4 and another fairly new Plaza […]

How to get a discount on Gatwick Express (2017 edition)

We get the occasional email from readers asking about the cheapest way to get to Gatwick Airport.  Learning how to get a discount on the Gatwick Express is totally different to saving money on Heathrow Express.  There are no online discount codes or Gatwick Express promotional […]

Air Berlin files for insolvency – what happens next?

Yesterday’s news was dominated by Air Berlin’s insolvency. As I’m currently in Germany I got to read about it from all sides. Things haven’t been great for the German airline in recent years, partly due to the delays in opening the new Berlin Brandenburg airport […]

Review of the new Plaza Premium Arrivals Lounge at Heathrow T3

This is my review of the new Plaza Premium Arrivals Lounge at London Heathrow Terminal 3. The new Plaza Premium Arrivals Lounge at Heathrow T3 has been open for a little less than a month.  As neither Rob nor I had any plans to fly […]

Fly BA First from Barbados? You can use the Private Jet Terminal!

Reader Janne asked us if we were interested in a review of the IAM Jet Center private jet terminal lounge in Barbados.  As it’s Summer and most people are either away on holiday or dreaming of far away places, we thought this would make an […]

I try ‘Flight Experience London’ in Putney and land a Boeing 737

The closest I’ve come to flying a plane was a computer game my brother had when we were kids. Though most of the time he wouldn’t let me fly the plane and I’m pretty sure whenever he did let me have a go I crashed […]

Exclusive HFP competition: Win access to the First Class Lounge at London City Airport

Today we are launching a new competition to win a visit to the new and highly exclusive Business Class and First Class lounges at London City Airport. Regular readers will remember my reviews of the new Business Class Lounge and the new First Class Lounge at […]

BA Club Europe flash sale – flights plus hotel from £269 per person!

BA has launched a Club Europe holidays flash sale with good prices for city breaks and beach holidays this Autumn. These deals look very good if you are flexible about when you can travel, and are a cheap way to pick up 80 tier points (160 […]

Bits: New InterContinental opens in Ljubljana, Primera Air and the £60 fish dish

News in brief: New InterContinental in Ljubljana now bookable InterContinental has confirmed the opening of a brand new hotel in Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana at the end of the month. Looking at the pictures on the hotel website the interior looks amazing. This will probably turn out […]

500 free miles INSTANTLY when you download the Miles & More app

Until 30th September Miles & More – the Lufthansa, SWISS etc programme – is giving out 500 bonus miles for everyone who downloads their app and logs in for the first time. 500 Miles & More miles won’t get you a ticket in Lufthansa First […]

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 […]

Get 3000 Flying Club miles with Virgin Money International Money Transfer

When we wrote about the new Virgin Money partnership with Virgin Atlantic yesterday, we mentioned that Virgin used to offer miles on money transfers but the deal had now ended. It turns out that it was quietly brought back on 1st July.  Virgin Money International Money Transfer […]

Bits: 4,800 Avios with LEGO, 30% off Radisson & Park Inn, 25% off Good To Go Parking

News in brief: 4,800 Avios with LEGO Tesco Direct has launched another attractive ‘extra Clubcard points with LEGO’ offer : 500 extra Clubcard points (1,200 Avios or 1,250 Virgin miles) when you spend £30 1,000 extra Clubcard points (2,400 Avios or 2,500 Virgin miles) when […]

Why I tried Revolut on my trip to New York – but should you?

My purse does not contain any credit or debit cards that charge no foreign exchange fees.  I know that I should have tackled this issue way sooner as I’ve wasted money on unnecessary FX fees in the past. Last month, with my New York trip coming […]