SAS family accounts let you pool family flights across Star Alliance

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Back in May, SAS EuroBonus, the loyalty scheme for the Scandinavian airline, launched their equivalent of a British Airways Household Account. Because BA and Avios have had family accounts for a long time, you would be forgiven for thinking that they are very common in […]

Hit your credit card sign-up bonus by buying FEE-FREE Amex gift cards

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I have written before about the range of American Express gift cards. They were not, to be honest, fantastic value. However, they are now looking VERY INTERESTING if you have a spending target to hit on a new credit card. And if you don’t have […]

Singapore Airlines and Virgin Velocity allow you to swap miles back and forth

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Whilst this article will only directly impact a small number of readers, I thought it was worth running because it is an interesting new development in the frequent flyer sector. If you have any miles in the Singapore Airlines Krisflyer or Virgin Australia Velocity schemes, […]

GetTaxi launches £5 black cab rides in London – plus £10 sign-up bonus

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(EDIT: article now updated with the terms and conditions) In the war against Uber, black cab app GetTaxi is launching a very aggressive promotion today. Until the end of 2014, GetTaxi will cap the price of a taxi ride up to 10km at £5.  The only […]

£20 off your first £100 hotel booking via their app

lastminute (currently for sale if press reports are to be believed) is offering a £20 carrot to persuade you to download its smartphone app. Download the app from your local app store and book any hotel for £100 or more.  At check-out, use voucher code […]

Head for Points is now on Instagram


I’m pleased to say that Head for Points has now launched on the photo sharing app Instagram. You can find our Instagram page by clicking here or searching for ‘headforpoints’.  The icon has also been added to our social media links in the right hand […]

‘Credit Cards Update’ updated for November – summary of the current top deals

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I usually run a post at the beginning of the month focussing on the top credit card deals currently available.  With new offers appearing every couple of days in early November, I felt it best to hold off for a couple of weeks this time. […]

Slightly OT: Earn 10% interest on your Nectar balance with Nectar Hive

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Whilst Head for Points does not officially cover Nectar points, it is a transfer partner of American Express Membership Rewards at 1:1.  You can move your 30,000 American Platinum or 20,000 American Express Gold sign-up points across to Nectar so it does offer you an […]

Regus Express business lounge now open at Gatwick

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I covered the opening of the Regus business lounge in the Heathrow Terminal 5 arrivals area back in September.  I have since visited it and it is a useful space to work if you have to pass some time there, albeit the public areas are […]

Free train, bus and tube travel in London on Friday with MasterCard contactless

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MasterCard is running a very low key promotion on Friday which will get you free travel to work and back if you live or work in London. MasterCard has announced that Friday is ‘Fare Free Friday’.  To promote the new contact-less travel service on London buses, train […]

Did you win our £560 Plaza Premium lounge competition?

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Thank you to everyone who entered our Plaza Premium competition last week.  We received almost 700 entries which was an excellent response. There were four winners in the end of the seven passes on offer.  The first three people drawn each wanted two passes so […]

Save £15 tax on eight Club Europe routes via

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On top of the British Airways and Iberia sale deals, has slipped out a small Club Europe promotion of its own. If you book and travel before December 31st, the tax on Club Europe tickets to the following destinations is reduced from £50 to […]

Last chance to win £560 of Heathrow lounge access and spa treatments with Plaza Premium

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Just a quick heads up that midnight UK time tonight (Friday) is your last chance to enter our Plaza Premium competition. Entries date-stamped after this time will not be counted. We have £560 of prizes to be won! We have SEVEN packages to give away, each comprising […]