Last chance to share £150,000 of luxury travel prizes with The Times Travel Awards

Sunday Times

I first wrote about this last month, but here is a quick reminder that this is your last chance to vote in The Times, The Sunday Times and The Sunday Times Travel Magazine travel awards. The website to enter is here. Why should you bother?!  Because […]

Free tickets for HFP readers to The Luxury Travel Fair 2014

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The Luxury Travel Fair takes place at Olympia in London again this year, running from 6th to 9th November.  Full details can be found at their website here. To be frank, this is not the greatest travel show you will ever visit. I was even told […]

A visit to the new Aspire lounge at Edinburgh Airport

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I featured the new No 1 Traveller lounge at Edinburgh International Airport a couple of months ago.  I also wrote about the new British Airways Galleries lounge. At the same time, Servisair was busy rebuilding its existing Edinburgh lounge via a conversion to its new ‘Aspire’ concept. […]

Comparing UK lounge networks of Priority Pass and Lounge Club

Heathrow No 1 Traveller lounge

Many Head for Points readers can access airport lounges, even when flying economy, via their membership of Lounge Club or Priority Pass. Lounge Club membership comes with the American Express Preferred Rewards Gold card, which is free for the first year.  You receive two free […]

Claiming compensation for flight delays

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A few weeks ago I wrote about the ‘Huzar vs Jet2′ legal case.  This has brought substantial clarity to the rules covering ‘EC261′ compensation for delayed flights. As a reminder, you are due the following compensation if your flight from an EU airport on any […]

Win £800,000 of luxury travel with The Telegraph Travel Awards (and support HFP again!)

Telegraph Travel Awards

Last Friday I published a post promoting The Times / The Sunday Times Travel Awards.  They have put together an impressive list of luxury travel prizes worth £150,000 to be won by people who vote so it is well worth entering. What I didn’t know […]

‘Kids Eat Free’ promo at Heathrow over the Summer

Kids Eat Free

Heathrow Airport has teamed up with a selection – and only a selection – of its restaurant operators to offer free meals for children.  The offer runs until the end of August and is also due to reappear during October half term and at Christmas. […]

£150,000 of luxury travel to be won – and support HFP!

Sunday Times

I don’t promote many third-party competitions on Head for Points but this one has the best line-up of prizes that I have seen in a long time. You can also show your support for the site at the same time. Voting is currently underway for […]

Aurigny launches London City to Guernsey – potential Avios redemption


When the Avios scheme was launched in late 2011, brought in a range of new airline partners alongside BA, Iberia and American Airlines. As per this page, it is a little known fact that you can redeem Avios on Air Malta, Flybe, Aurigny and […]

Win a day pass to the new Regus business lounge in Terminal 5

Regus Heathrow

The new Regus business centre at Heathrow Terminal 5 is due to open today, August 11th. Based on the Arrivals level (landside), it offers visitors the chance to relax and work away from the bustle of the main terminal.  There will be plenty of space […]

Coming to London? £10 GetTaxi and £15 Wheely credit

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If you will be in London for a day or two over the Summer, don’t forget that I have sign-up bonuses available for Wheely – the private driver car service – and GetTaxi, the black cab app. You can download and activate these apps (all need […]

Coming soon – the Terminal 5 ‘luxury retail project’


If you’ve been in Terminal 5 recently, you will have seen the construction work underway at the South end of the terminal where Paul Smith, Smythson and the Galleries First lounge are based. Itsu has gone as, I understand, is / will be Caviar House.  […]

Hotel Tonight now offering £15 sign-up bonus AND £25 back on first booking

Hotel Tonight

I have written before about Hotel Tonight, an iOS and Android app which lets you book hotels for the same day only in various European cities. The company is expanding quickly throughout the UK.  Cardiff, Newcastle, Bournemouth, Derby, Dover and Aberdeen have just been added, […]