Dubai £999, Japan £999, Mumbai £999 – stunning Air France KLM business sale

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Well, this is potentially the best sale offer that I have ever run on Head for Points.  We had the British Airways £777 Club World tickets to Seoul, but was a one-off promotion to launch a new route, and for a limited period.  This is […]

Flying Blue discounted redemptions for September-October travel released

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Flying Blue, the Air France / KLM loyalty scheme, has launched a new batch of discounted redemption routes. The list of destinations is far smaller than the July-August list, especially in business class. The Flying Blue promo awards website is here. I have not listed […]

You can now earn Virgin miles via hotel booking site PointsHound

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Last August, I wrote about Rocketmiles and PointsHound.  These are both online hotel booking services, but with a difference – when you book, you earn a large pile of frequent flyer miles in return! At the time, both of the sites were US-focussed.  However, PointsHound […]

Aggressive KLM £399 sale fares to China and Hong Kong

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I don’t write any many airline fare sales on Head for Points – at least not compared to the number I get emailed about – but KLM is running a very short term sale to China which did catch my eye. Until July 8th – […]

Up to 40% bonus when you buy Flying Blue miles this week

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Flying Blue, the Air France / KLM loyalty programme, is running a bonus promotion for anyone who is looking to top up their account: Did you know you can give your Award Miles balance a big boost towards that next award by visiting our Buy Miles section […]

KLM finally spots the big loophole in its baggage charging plan!

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Last May, Dutch airline KLM brought in baggage charges for its short-haul flights.  This was quite a risky move since it put the aircraft into low cost carrier territory without necessarily having the prices to match. KLM’s plan had a big loophole as I explained […]

Flying Blue discounted redemptions for July-August travel released

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Flying Blue, the Air France / KLM loyalty scheme, has launched a new batch of discounted redemption routes. These rewards have been poorer value this year and the last list had no business class deals at all, which is why I didn’t feature it!  Things […]

Free Sixt Platinum card for Club Carlson Gold members (and lots of other schemes)

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I mentioned last week, in a throw away line in another post, that Gold members of Starwood Preferred Guest can claim Gold status with car rental group Sixt. SPG Gold is a free benefit from American Express Platinum, so a lot of Head for Points […]

Air France launches its new fully-flat business class seat

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Air France has finally joined the ‘fully flat seat in business class’ club.  The airline recently announced that it was about to start rolling out a new product. A total of 2,102 seats will be installed between June 2014 and Summer 2016 on 44 Boeing 777 aircraft. […]

How Amex Membership Rewards members can buy miles for up to 50% off

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One of the lesser known features of the American Express Membership Rewards programme is the ability to buy up to 10,000 Membership Rewards points per year for 1.5p each. (It is even less known today than it used to be, as Amex removed the webpage […]

2013 in review – Part 2 – ‘The Year of Devaluations’

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This is the second part of my look back at 2013.  Last year I touched on some of my personal travel highlights and looked back at some of the biggest promotions.  Today I want to look at the (unwelcome) trend of the year – devaluations. […]

Flying Blue discounted redemptions for Jan-Feb released

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Flying Blue, the Air France / KLM loyalty scheme, has launched a new batch of discounted redemption routes. There are actually two sets of deals currently available.  One block of destinations must be booked by 29th December for travel by the end of March.  The second […]

Up to 50% bonus when you buy Flying Blue miles

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Flying Blue, the Air France / KLM loyalty programme, is running a bonus promotion for anyone who is looking to top up their account: As a Flying Blue member, you can buy yourself Award Miles to get the award of your choice. Until 31 December […]