As the BA sale ends … £999 KLM Business Class sale

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For the last week, British Airways had been selling Club World tickets for £1007 for flights over Christmas.  That sale ended last night. If you missed out, don’t worry.  Late in the day, KLM has launched its own £999 business class sale. This sale runs […]

Bits & pieces: Qatar sale from £315, 50% bonus on buying Flying Blue miles

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Two quick things today which did not justify a full post of their own: Qatar Airways economy and business sale Qatar has been running special deals all week as part of their ‘Global Promotion Week’.  Out of the UK, they are offering Dubai for just […]

Do you know the expiry rules for your airline miles?

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There is nothing more frustrating than finding that your miles have expired when you finally come to use them or add to them. This is most likely to happen with secondary programmes where you once dropped a few miles from a one-off promotion and then […]

Flying Blue Petroleum – another good scheme for oil and energy sector employees

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Two weeks ago I wrote about the Lufthansa Oil & Energy Club. This offers special benefits to people who work in the oil and energy sector (or who can persuade Lufthansa they do …) including Silver (Frequent Traveller) status in the Miles & More programme. […]

Flying Blue discounted redemptions for November and December launched

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Flying Blue, the Air France / KLM loyalty scheme, has launched a new batch of discounted redemption routes. (If you got in on the recent amazing £999 business class deal on Air France / KLM to Japan, these are the sort of deals where you […]

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


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. […]