1500 Avios per stay with Small Luxury Hotels of the World

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Small Luxury Hotels of the World, the marketing group behind a number of leading global boutique hotels, is offering a decent deal for stays until the end of September 2014. As long as you book and stay by September 30th, you will receive 1,500 Avios […]

New Avios wine deal with Laithwaites

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Wine retailer Laithwaites, the UK’s largest mail-order wine retailer (it runs The Sunday Times Wine Club as well as pretty much every other branded mail-order operation), has been a BAEC partner for many years via The British Airways Wine Club. It has also offered deals […]

Avios Recycling and Avios from BUPA deals gone?

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Two of the avios.com partnerships appear to have come to an end. The more popular one is Avios Recycling which let you trade in a mobile phone or other appliance for points. I was never a big fan of this opportunity as I wrote a […]

Is the Norwegian Gatwick to New York service really ‘low cost’?

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The Norwegian service from London Gatwick to New York which I originally previewed back in October has now launched.   They have also started flying to LA and Fort Lauderdale from Gatwick, although I am concentrating on the New York service here. The company has been […]

My review of The Langham hotel in London

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Yesterday I reviewed the generous deal that British Airways Executive Club Gold members get with ’1865′, the loyalty programme for The Langham and Langham Place hotel group. BA Executive Club members who show their Gold card at reception are enrolled into ’1865′ at Voyager level, effectively the […]

Is the Costco TrueEarnings Amex actually the most generous travel credit card available?!

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Whilst Head for Points focusses heavily on the Gold, Platinum, Starwood and British Airways American Express cards, there are some other products in the portfolio.  There is the Nectar card, the Platinum Cashback cards and a Harrods card. And the Costco TrueEarnings American Express card. To be […]

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Head for Points has been sharing news of some excellent promotions in recent weeks.  To ensure you don’t miss out on future offers, here is a quick reminder of the different ways you can follow Head for Points each day: Facebook – like us via […]

Air India finally cleared to join Star Alliance on July 11th

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After an incredibly long and painful process, Air India has finally been cleared to join Star Alliance.  It has only taken seven years from their initial application ….. During that seven years, Air India has been through a turbulent time.  It is now only the […]

A reminder of our main affiliate partners

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This post is mainly for the benefit of our email subscribers (over 2,500 people) who do not see the ‘Click To Visit Our Affiliate Partners’ banners in the right-hand margin every day! The rest of you have permission to skip this post …. Head for […]

A new Avios travel app for iOS – Avios Flight Finder

Avios Flight Finder app

If you have an iPhone or iPad there is a new (beta) Avios travel app now available in the App Store – Avios Flight Finder.  It is not available on Android at the moment unfortunately. It does what it says on the tin.  It is […]

A weekend at a beach you’ve never heard of: Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin, Noordwijk, NL

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Last weekend we did something totally different – a beach holiday in the Netherlands!  This is not something you would normally consider but it worked incredibly well.  We were, of course, hugely lucky with the weather. The destination was Noordwijk.  This is a Dutch coastal town […]

It’s back – £10 of free London taxi credit with GetTaxi

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Last month I published a £10 sign-up code for new downloaders of London taxi app GetTaxi.  That offer closed pretty quickly. GetTaxi has now launched a referral programme.  This allows me to be able to launch a permanent offer for Head for Points readers. The referral scheme currently offering […]

Heathrow Hoppa now £5 one-way …. and how to travel for free instead

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To be honest, I have always been happy with the idea of not letting the Heathrow Airport hotels run their own shuttle buses.  We all know from experience at other airports how chaotic arrival terminals can be with hotel and car hire shuttle buses all […]