Join the Automobile Association and save ££££’s on hotels!

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I have an Automobile Association (AA, not to be confused with American Airlines!) membership card in my desk at home. This may not seem surprising, except that I don’t own a car. My AA subscription was still a great investment! Yesterday I booked the Westin […]

Bits: more £800 Qatar Airways deals, 500 points for joining Le Club Accorhotels, Best Western sale

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News in brief: Qatar Airways 2-4-1 sale means more business class tickets under £800! I won’t write about this in huge detail because I have covered the recent Qatar Airways ‘£800 tickets to Asia’ a couple of times recently, for example here. Until this Wednesday, […]

Is the Millennium & Copthorne Hotels loyalty scheme worth a look?

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Millennium & Copthorne Hotels are currently running a one-week Spring sale with discounts available for stays until the end of October.  You can take a look at the offers here. As I have never covered Millennium & Copthorne much before, I thought this was a […]

How Rick used his Avios for a round-the-world trip before devaluation

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Practical ‘how I used my miles’ stories seem to be popular with HFP readers, so when reader Rick sent an email to show me a complex trip he had booked, I asked if I could run it as an article.  I have edited it so […]

BA American Express bonuses increased to 9,000 & 25,000 Avios

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As of last Friday, American Express has increased the sign-up bonuses on the two British Airways American Express cards. The Premium Plus version, with the £150 annual fee, now offers 25,000 Avios instead of 18,000 Avios. You must spend £3,000 within three months to receive […]

Bits: £15 of Starbucks in T5C gone!, double Avios at Swissotel, Fairmont promotion

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Some news in brief: £15 of free Starbucks in Heathrow Terminal 5C scrapped! If you had a flight departing from Pier C at Heathrow Terminal 5, you were stuffed in terms of lounge access because BA didn’t build one.  Instead, you were allowed to visit […]

£780 Club World tickets to Hong Kong available, bookable for all 2015

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Perhaps it is the fact that Qatar now owns 10% of BA’s parent company that is encouraging BA to follow Qatar Airways into ultra-low pricing?! I’m not sure what other explanation there can be for this astonishing fare to Hong Kong which is currently available from all British […]

Important dates for your diary


Here is the latest edition of our fortnightly Saturday feature which summarises offers which are ending soon. It pulls together the different deals mentioned on our Avios Promos, Hotel Promos, Credit Card Updates and regular article pages. There is no debate over what is the […]

List of IHG hotels changing category is released

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Late last night, IHG Rewards Club released a list of the hotels which will be changing reward categories on May 1st. You download the list as a PDF here. A lot of this was already predicted because it was clear that some hotels were cheaper […]

A reminder of our Amazon, eBay and TopCashback affiliate links

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This article is mainly for the benefit of our email subscribers (over 3,500 people) who do not see the ‘Click To Visit Our Affiliate Partners’ banners in the right-hand margin every day!  The rest of you have permission to skip this …. Head for Points is […]

1,000 free Avios in Iberia Plus if you have an Android phone!


For the last couple of months, the taxi ordering app Hailo – which is now operating in Madrid and Barcelona – has been running a special promotion with Iberia Plus. If you download the Hailo app and create an account, you get 1,000 free Avios […]

Introducing SPG Hot Escapes …. a weekly list of discounted hotel deals

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There has been quite a bit of Starwood coverage on Head for Points over the last week or so.  One thing that came to mind during all this is that I have never written about SPG Hot Escapes, which is a bit slack of me! […]

£5 for a £10 Tesco gift card and a ‘3,000 Avios for £60 Tesco grocery spend’ code

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There are two interesting Tesco deals running at the moment: Pay £5 for a £10 Tesco gift card via Mighty Deals EDIT: Now sold out Via the Mighty Deals website, you can currently buy a £10 Tesco gift card for just £5.  The site runs […]

Tesco offering targeted 24,000 Avios for opening their bank account …. general offer on the way?

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When Tesco Bank launched its current account last year, it was done very quietly.  They wanted to make sure that their systems worked and did not want to attract a huge rush of business on Day One. The problem with this strategy is that it […]

Bits: 10% off hotels TODAY only, elites DO get a free bag with Finnair HBO, 100 free Nectar points from Expedia

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Some news in brief: 10% off hotel bookings TODAY and until 10am on Thursday is due to be holding a special hotel event today.  Assuming the codes are working OK, you should find that promo code 10SPRING knocks 10% off any hotel booking […]

Jumeirah Sirius announces a major revamp but without the key details!


I cut back on my coverage of the Sirius loyalty programme run by Jumeirah Hotels when they stopped being a partner of the UK American Express Membership Rewards programme.  They do remain a partner of the American Express International Currency Card Membership Rewards scheme and […]