Get up to £400 for taking out the (first year free) Amex Nectar credit card!

We have never covered Nectar points much.  The little coverage we did give it has now migrated over to Shopper Points since we launched that site last December. Head for Points mainly focusses on credit cards which offer airline miles or hotel loyalty points for […]

Is easyJet Plus worth the money to you? Save 10% if it is!

easyJet has recently started to roll out a loyalty scheme, Flight Club, to selected flyers, but it is strictly ‘invite only’ at the moment which is why I haven’t focussed on it.  If you meet the following criteria: You have booked and flown on 20 […]

REMINDER: Win a share of £1,000 of Amazon vouchers by testing a new rewards app!

I wanted to give 3More another mention today as there are still a few days – until the end of the month – to qualify to win your share of £1,000-worth of Amazon vouchers. Over the last few months I have been doing a bit […]

Fascinating article on the forgotten West London Air Terminal

A HFP reader sent me a link yesterday to a truly fascinating article on the West London Air Terminal. If you have ever driven from London to Heathrow, you will have passed a huge Sainsburys supermarket on your right, close to the large Marriott hotel […]

1000 FREE Curve Cards, worth £35000, to give away to HFP readers – and details on Curve Rewards

The Curve Card got a lot of coverage on Head for Points this year, for better and worse.  It launched as an intermediary payment card which, among other things, allowed you to recharge Visa and MasterCard payments to an American Express card. This was clearly very […]

New Club Aspire lounge to replace Swissport in Heathrow Terminal 3

I wrote two months ago that the dismal Swissport lounge in Heathrow Terminal 3 was scheduled to close at the end of October. If you want to know how bad the Swissport lounge is, take a look at my review here. Some Head for Points readers had […]

Important dates for your diary – offers about to close which you shouldn’t miss

Here is the latest edition of our fortnightly weekend feature which summarises offers that are ending soon. It pulls together the different deals mentioned on our Avios Promos, Hotel Promos, Credit Cards and regular article pages. The most interesting deal, which runs for another 12 days, is […]

I try out BEAM, the Virgin Trains West Coast on-board entertainment system

I promised to write about the new Virgin Trains (West Coast) entertainment system a couple of weeks ago but it slipped back.  I will correct that today. When I was in Manchester in the Virgin Trains lounge, reviewed here, I saw a big poster suggesting […]

The future of loyalty credit cards is here and it’s not a pretty sight

MBNA launched a new rewards credit card yesterday.  This is not a travel rewards card.  The reason I am writing about it is that it shows you what the future of free non-Amex reward credit cards will be like. To put this card into context, you […]

La Compagnie to close its Luton to New York service in 3 weeks

Low cost long haul airline La Compagnie announced yesterday that it is closing its Luton to New York service on 24th September. The airline is blaming the new post-Brexit business environment for the move.  This is, without a doubt, a contributing factor although the service […]

Important dates for your diary – offers about to close which you shouldn’t miss

Here is the latest edition of our fortnightly weekend feature which summarises offers that are ending soon. It pulls together the different deals mentioned on our Avios Promos, Hotel Promos, Credit Cards and regular article pages. The most interesting deal currently running, although it doesn’t close until […]

Win a share of £1,000 of Amazon vouchers by testing a new rewards app!

This is something a little different from your usual HFP article or your usual HFP competition! Over the last few months I have been doing a bit of (unpaid) advisory work with a company called Internet Light Industries (ILITEAM) on their new app, 3More.   […]

My review of the Virgin Trains First Class lounge at Liverpool Lime Street

This is my review of the Virgin Trains First Class lounge at Liverpool Lime Street. This was the last stop on my whistle-stop tour of Virgin Trains lounges!  We never planned to do this but it just happened that I needed to be in Manchester […]

An introduction to Macdonald Hotels ‘The Club’ – and how to get £15 of vouchers

Macdonald Hotels & Resorts, the 40-strong UK hotel group, receives very little coverage on Head for Points.  This is despite the fact that it runs one of my favourite hotels, the Bath Spa Hotel (below), a surprisingly impressive property that I used to visit a […]

My review of the Virgin Trains First Class lounge at Manchester Piccadilly

My review of the Virgin Trains First Class lounge at Manchester Piccadilly was only supposed to be part of a ‘bits’ article.  However, even though the lounge is quite small, I really liked it and it can have a bit more coverage! The Virgin Trains […]

Important dates for your diary – offers about to close which you shouldn’t miss

Here is the latest edition of our fortnightly weekend feature which summarises offers that are ending soon. It pulls together the different deals mentioned on our Avios Promos, Hotel Promos, Credit Cards and regular article pages. The most interesting deal currently running, although it doesn’t close until […]

My review of the refurbished Virgin East Coast First Class Lounge at Kings Cross

This is my review of the newly refurbished Virgin East Coast trains First Class Lounge at London Kings Cross Until this month I had never been to a lounge at a train station – and now I’ve been to three.  The concept did sound a […]