Which loyalty credit cards are worth keeping for their benefits even if you don’t use them?

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Typically there are three different types of travel loyalty credit cards you can apply for: Cards you get just for the sign-up bonus Cards you get primarily for the strong on-going earnings rate Cards you get but don’t use because they come with generous perks […]

The new alliance which isn’t an alliance – Etihad Airways Partners

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Abu Dhabi airline Etihad has launched ‘Etihad Airways Partners‘, a pseudo alliance aimed at bringing together some of the various national airlines in which Etihad has invested. Over the last few years, Etihad has been making equity investments and providing cheap loans to several struggling […]

3,000 Miles & More miles per Accor stay until December!

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Last week I posted details of an exceptional Avios hotel promotion with Accor. Accor is the hotel group behind Novotel, Sofitel, Mercure, Ibis and M Gallery, amongst others. It has teamed up with avios.com to offer 2,500 Avios points on stays until the end of […]

It’s back – 500 Clubcard points (1,200 Avios) for joining TopCashback


It’s back! If you missed this deal when it ran twice earlier in the year, now is your chance to jump on board. TopCashback, like Quidco, is a site which allows you to earn a small amount of cashback on your day to day shopping […]

Four good things and seven bad things about St Regis Doha

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Whilst I was in Doha two weeks ago, I stayed at the new St Regis.  This is arguably the most luxurious hotel in Qatar – or at least the one that promotes itself as the most luxurious.  This is my review of the St Regis […]

Triple Avios points with NH Hotels – up to 1,350 Avios per night!

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NH Hotels is one of those niche European hotel chains that is rarely seen in the UK (although there is one in London) but crop up quite frequently on the continent. As well as the main NH Hotels brand, the group also includes Hesperia and nhow. Whilst […]

Now save up to £300 on BA flight with ‘Part Pay With Avios’

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Back in October 2013, British Airways introduced ‘Part Pay With Avios’.  This was a new scheme which allowed you to reduce the cost of a cash ticket by redeeming Avios points. This had been rumoured for some time.  When it finally launched, it was a […]

A new Star Alliance redemption – Ethiopian Airlines from Dublin to Los Angeles!

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Ethiopian Airlines, however improbable it may sound, is a member of the Star Alliance network.  Based in Addis Ababa, it serves 82 destinations – more African destinations than any other carrier – and is profitable. Just as impressively, it was Boeings first customer for the 787-8 […]

£10 Quidco cashback on any Best Western booking

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Cashback site Quidco is offering an exclusive deal on Best Western hotels in the UK this week. For bookings made by 26th October – for stays at any future date – you will receive a flat £10 cashback.  Given that Best Western properties are often […]

Win £1,000 of free hotel stays in association with HotelTonight!


All this week, Head for Points is running an exciting competition in association with hotel booking app HotelTonight to promote their new ‘seven day advance booking service’. We have £1,000 of prizes to be won! FIVE lucky readers will each receive £200 of HotelTonight credit. […]

40% discount redeeming SPG points in Las Vegas – a decent deal?

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In January, Starwood Preferred Guest – the W, Westin, Sheraton, Luxury Collection, St Regis etc hotel group – announced a partnership with Las Vegas hotel group Caesars. Caesars runs the following resorts in Las Vegas and Atlantic City: Bally’s Atlantic City, NJ Bally’s Las Vegas, […]

Up to 400% bonus points with Star’s PartnerPlusBenefit SME programme


PartnerPlusBenefit, previously Star Alliance Company Plus, is the Star Alliance equivalent of the British Airways On Business scheme, aimed at companies in the UK and Ireland. What makes PartnerPlusBenefit more powerful than BA’s On Business is that flights from 10 airlines earn points. The participating […]

Qatar Airways – my review of their Boeing 777 business class (Part 1)

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Today I am reviewing my Boeing 777 Qatar Airways flight from Heathrow to Doha last week.  I reviewed the impressive Qatar Airways Premium Lounge at Heathrow in this earlier article. Like the other two big Middle Eastern airlines, Qatar Airways has grown at a huge rate […]