New York Stories #2 – Comparing Lufthansa short-haul to BA’s new tighter leg-room


As I wrote yesterday in my initial article in this series, I am not planning to write a traditional series of trip reports from my travels in recent days.  I am going to focus on a few particular themes which I found interesting and topical. […]

Last chance for 25% bonus on hotel transfers to Avios

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This is your final reminder that July 13th is the last day to instigate a transfer of hotel loyalty points to British Airways Executive Club in order to receive a 25% Avios bonus. The promotion is not mentioned on The link in the BA […]

Travelling on British Airways long haul with infants – the HFP guide!

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Today I am running a guest post from Head for Points reader Sam on travelling with infants on British Airways.  Whilst I also have two young kids, Sam has more than me – including twins! - and is more up to speed with current practice.  He […]

Exclusive BA Gold benefits at Langham hotels – including free status

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One of the lesser-known benefits of British Airways Executive Club Gold status is that you receive nearly-top-tier status with the Langham hotel chain. In this post I will explain more about how the deal works and where you can use it.  Tomorrow I will run […]

Last chance: 1000 Avios for joining Heathrow Rewards and spending £25

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A quick reminder that the current Heathrow Rewards sign-up bonus, in conjunction with British Airways, ends on the 14th. You will receive 1,000 Heathrow Rewards points – convertible into 1,000 Avios, Virgin, Lufthansa or Etihad miles – if you sign up and spend £25 at […]

New Avios flight finder tool – pick a date, see what cities are available

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American Airlines recently launched a new interactive map to help people find reward seats. It is pretty effective and it would be good to see British Airways launch something similar.  Until they do, though, you will find that the AA version still does the job […]

Last chance: BA World Traveller and World Traveller Plus sale ends on Tuesday


This post is a reminder that the current British Airways World Traveller and World Traveller Plus sale is coming to an end.  Tickets must be booked by Tuesday. Remember that travel can be booked into early 2015. There is nothing available for North America except for […]

Can’t use the Avios Flight Finder app? HFP reader Tim creates a web version!

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I posted last week about the new Avios Flight Finder app.  This is an iPhone / iPad app which can show you, impressively quickly, reward flight availability on British Airways flights. This app is not available for Android, nor is it available to non-UK iOS […]

’50% off’ Avios redemption sale now on – city list revealed


As I revealed exclusively on Head for Points last week, British Airways and launched their ’50% off’ Avios redemptions sale yesterday. This will only apply to World Traveller flights (long-haul economy). It will only apply to tickets which start in the UK. Full taxes […]

New Avios collection partner announced: Dixons Travel


Starting tomorrow - and just for the Summer peak – Dixons Travel is letting you collect Avios points on all of your duty free electrical purchases in Heathrow Terminal 5. Coupled with the potential to earn additional Avios via Heathrow Rewards this could potentially be very […]

British Airways announces new Dublin route from City Airport

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British Airways has announced a new 5-flights-per-day service to Dublin from London City Airport.  Flights will start on October 26th – the same day that the Dublin service from Heathrow moves to Terminal 5. The airline is also taking advantage of the introduction of three […]

EXCLUSIVE: ’50% off’ Avios redemption sale starts Monday


An extra 4th post today to let you know that I have it on good authority from a source in Sussex that British Airways will be launching a ’50% off’ Avios redemption sale on Monday. This will only apply to World Traveller flights (long-haul economy). Most […]

New BA World Traveller and World Traveller Plus sale launched


British Airways has launched another round of sale fares, this time focussing on World Traveller and World Traveller Plus. This new batch of deals needs to be booked by July 8th. There is nothing available for North America except for the Gatwick flight to Las […]