Bits: Bigger BA Holidays discounts in the BA sale, Etihad Guest devalues

News in brief: Extra BA sale discounts on holidays Last week British Airways launched its latest World Sale with discounts on long-haul and short-haul flights in all classes as well as special deals on BA Holidays packages. Until 12th September BA is running a further […]

Bits: 75% off mytaxi with Groupon, 6000 Miles & More miles with a hotel booking

News in brief: Groupon deal: 75% off your first mytaxi ride Yesterday we wrote about a 50% offer for customers using the mytaxi black cab app to get to or from one of the London airports. This offer is still running until 30th September. In […]

Bits: Lloyds Avios card bonus gone, City Airport winners, Iberia / Groupon 1p Avios deal back

News in brief: Lloyds Avios Rewards refer a friend bonus dropped Avios has dropped the 4,500 Avios ‘refer a friend’ bonus that it has offered on the Lloyds Avios Rewards credit card for the last couple of years. The referral site stopped working last week […]

Bits: Heathrow Express discount, earning miles at Waitrose is back, Accor 3x last chance

News in brief: Heathrow Express adds discount fares for August Good news for anyone flying from Heathrow next month.  Heathrow Express has just revealed special off-peak fares during the full month of August. During off-peak times, which includes weekends and bank holidays, a single fare will cost […]

Bits: Want a job redeeming miles?; airberlin adds cheap US Avios routes; Curve raises $10m

News in brief: Want a job redeeming miles?! John from the Nightly.travel hotel booking site sent me an interesting job ad that came across his desk. Seedstars World, an established start-up investor, is looking for a remote working ‘travel hacker’ to book travel for its staff using […]

American Express Platinum Cashback Card (UK) – in-depth review

This is my review of the American Express Platinum Cashback and American Express Platinum Cashback Everyday credit cards. Head for Points is primarily about earning airline miles or hotel loyalty points, and earning points via your credit card spend is an important part of that. […]

American Express Nectar credit card – in-depth review

This is my review of the American Express Nectar credit card. Head for Points mainly focusses on credit cards which offer airline miles or hotel loyalty points for your spending. However, as easyJet is a partner with Nectar, it is worth taking a look at […]

Bits: £1350 Etihad business to Asia, win a Caribbean holiday, Etihad 20% transfer bonus

News in brief: Etihad business class to Asia from £1350 Courtesy of Flyertalk comes an interesting Etihad promotion from Germany (pick your starting point – Frankfurt, Berlin, Munich, Dusseldorf) to many parts of Asia. As a typical fare, Dusseldorf to Bangkok comes out at €1596 […]

Bits: BA bacon roll news, 1200 Avios with My Little Pony, win a trip to LA with Hilton

News in brief: Exciting British Airways bacon roll news According to the latest newsletter sent to members of the British Airways ‘Future Lab’ survey panel, as a result of their feedback bacon rolls will soon be available in the Heathrow Galleries Club lounges until 11am.  The […]

It’s back: Get up to 10,000 Avios for investing in an ISA with Nutmeg

Wealth management group Nutmeg has brought back its generous Avios offer, just two months after the previous offer closed. You will receive up to 10,000 Avios points when you open a Stocks & Shares ISA or a pension with Nutmeg before 19th February 2017. Full […]

50% off in the Corinthia Hotels annual sale – and status benefits via GHA

Long-term Head for Points readers will remember that I did a review of the Corinthia Hotel in London early 2015 after the hotel let me have a tour of its facilities and suites. It is a genuinely impressive piece of work. It is probably the most […]

Bits: buy half price SPG points – and use for a Marriott travel package, two Hilton sales now on

News in brief: Last day to buy Starwood points at a possible 50% discount Starwood is offering a very good, but targetted, deal which ends TODAY – a 50% discount when you buy 5,000+ Starwood Preferred Guest points. You need to log in here to […]

SPG Amex holders now receive “SPG Preferred Guest Plus” status for free

Whilst I have a Starwood Preferred Guest American Express card, I also have Gold status in the SPG programme via my Amex Platinum card. This development had therefore passed me by until a reader flagged it to me. If you have an SPG Amex, your […]

Earn Avios via Tesco Clubcard at Dobbies garden centres

Not many people know that Tesco bought the Dobbies chain of garden centres back in 2007. Since then, it has been run separately with very little integration. Whatever plan Tesco had for the business has apparently been shelved, and to be honest I would expect […]

Reminder: Foursquare / Amex / Shell deal ends on April 18th

Just a quick heads to remind you that the Foursquare / Shell / American Express promotion ends on April 18th. You will save £15 on any £50 spend at a Shell garage when you pay with any American Express card and sign-up for the promotion […]