News in brief: Check out ‘The Concorde Bar’ on YouTube Back in October, I published a brief reader review of ‘The Concorde Bar’ in the new British Airways lounge in Singapore. This is a new model which BA is rolling out. Instead of a separate […]
British Airways American Express cards
The British Airways American Express cards are hugely popular with our readers. The main attraction is the 2-4-1 voucher for Avios redemptions which you receive when you hit the relevant spending target.
Our main review of the free card is here and our review of the Premium Plus card with the £150 fee is here. You can learn more and apply for the cards via the Amex website.
News in brief: New IHG Spire Elite benefit launched A few people have emailed me recently to ask if I know anything about the promised new benefits for IHG’s new Spire Elite top tier. The answer is ‘No’. However, thanks to an eagle-eyed HFP reader, […]
Better late than never, it’s time for the return of our monthly round up of what is coming and what is going in the world of UK airline and hotel credit card sign-up deals. Our directory of all 25 UK travel credit cards can be found […]
News in brief: Four Seasons walks away from Canary Wharf Four Seasons announced yesterday that it is dropping management of its hotel at Canary Wharf in London. This is presumably linked to the opening of its new Tower of London project in a couple of […]
(EDIT: This article was updated in February 2016) What is the best Avios credit card? With 13 different cards now offering Avios points, and issuers starting to reduce the rewards on Visa and MasterCard products in response to the new EU rules on credit card fees, […]
Today, Saturday 5th December, is the third outing for the UK version of ‘Small Business Saturday’, a slightly more welcome US import than Black Friday! It is, in theory, little more than a PR exercise for small traders and the benefits of shopping at local small […]
News in brief: New American Express statement credit deals launched A new wave of Amex cashback offers launched yesterday. Some, all or none of these will be available for registration under the ‘Offers’ tab of your online statement. Unfortunately, if they are not showing, you […]
A batch of new ‘statement credit’ offers appeared on my American Express online account yesterday. If you have a Gold, Platinum, BA, SPG, Nectar or other Amex-issued Amex card, you should have a look and register for any of those which interest you. Most have a […]
Saturday 5th December is the third outing for the UK version of ‘Small Business Saturday’, a slightly more welcome US import than Black Friday! It is, in theory, little more than a PR exercise for small traders and the benefits of shopping at local small businesses […]
This is my review of the British Airways American Express Premium Plus 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 […]
This is my review of the free British Airways American Express 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 […]
American Express and Amazon have quietly launched another promotion. This is effectively free money if you are targetted for it. You will receive £10 cashback when you make a £20 purchase at amazon.co.uk before 6th December. To see if you are targetted, log into your online […]
(EDIT: This article was updated in February 2016) The majority of the credit card posts on Head for Points are focussed on exploiting sign-up bonuses. Get a card, spend the minimum required to trigger the bonus, cancel the card, move on. After a couple of years, […]