Fed up with BA On Business? Double points with PartnerPlusBenefit and a sign-up bonus

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I covered the major changes to the British Airways On Business scheme, aimed at small businesses, two weeks ago. Whilst BA is making sure that the value of your existing points is protected (which is more than can be said for your existing Avios balance […]

EXCLUSIVE: Negotiations for Priority Pass lounge in Terminal 5 ‘well advanced’

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When I wrote about the opening of the Plaza Premium arrivals lounge in Heathrow Terminal 2, I mentioned that the Plaza Premium CEO publicly stated that he was in discussions with Heathrow about opening an independent lounge in Terminal 5. Things appear to be moving […]

Premier Inn becomes the latest hotel chain with free wi-fi

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Budget hotel group Premier Inn has, with immediate effect, implemented a ‘free wi-fi for all’ policy in all of its hotels.  This replaces the previous policy of only offering 30 minutes for free. Over the past couple of months I have reported on how Starwood, […]

Important dates for your diary

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Here is the latest edition of our new fortnightly Saturday feature which summarises offers which are ending soon. It pulls together the different deals mentioned on our Avios Promos, Hotel Promos, Credit Card Updates and regular article pages. Saturday 28 February (TODAY!) Win 15,000 Starwood Preferred […]

TODAY ONLY: Win No.1 Traveller lounge passes, including a free glass of champagne!

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Thanks to premium lounge operator No.1 Traveller, I am running a giveaway today which will last for just 18 hours. Between now and midnight, you can win two Champagne Experience gift vouchers to any No.1 Traveller lounge in their collection as well as a free […]

4 easy ways to hit your credit card sign-up bonus spending target

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There are plenty of Head for Points readers currently chasing a spending target on their American Express card.  Why?  Because they want to trigger a lucrative sign-up bonus in order to book a flight before the Avios devaluation takes place on April 28th. (This article discusses cards […]

easyJet Plus – £22-£37 off via Amex and now bring TWO bags into the cabin

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easyJet Plus is the nearest thing that easyJet has to a loyalty scheme – ie not very near at all! The scheme has been around for a while and offers a number of benefits: Free seat selection – this is a genuine cash saving given […]

‘Thank You’ x 1 million

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A little surprisingly, to put it mildly, Head for Points has just hit 1 million ‘unique visitors’ for the past 365 days: (The little dip last August is when I accidentally deleted the tracking code and didn’t notice for three days!) A ‘unique visitor’ is not a […]

Important dates for your diary

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Here is the 3rd edition of our new fortnightly Saturday feature which summarises offers which are ending soon. It pulls together the different deals mentioned on our Avios Promos, Hotel Promos, Credit Card Updates and regular article pages. Sunday 15 February Our exclusive Qatar Airways competition […]

Taxi discounts: GetTaxi launches in SIX new cities plus £10 Hailo code for London

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GetTaxi, the app which allows you to order a black cab directly from your iOS or Android phone, announced yesterday that it has launched in six new cities. As well as London, you can now use them in: Edinburgh Liverpool Manchester Birmingham Leeds Glasgow This […]

Amex special: No 1 Traveller lounge access + glass of champagne = £20

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American Express has teamed up with No 1 Traveller to offer a special discount code on airport lounge access.  The deal is valid at Heathrow Terminal 3, Gatwick North, Gatwick South, Edinburgh and Birmingham. No 1 Traveller lounges are very well regarded.  I reviewed the Gatwick […]

Possible bargains to be had in the Luxury Travel Diary charity auction

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An interesting charity auction caught my eye over at luxurytraveldiary.com.  It is possibly the biggest and broadest travel auction that I have seen outside of the mainstream press – and because this is being run by a more modestly sized site, your chance of a […]

Please spare 30 seconds to take the Head for Points hotel survey

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If you can spare 30 seconds of your time to help me out today, I’d be grateful. I recently ran a couple of articles on Thistle Hotels.  I wasn’t expecting them to be very popular, given that Thistle has a fairly small footprint in the […]

London to New York in Business Class for £500 return!

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The history of ‘all business class’ airlines flying between London and New York is not a pretty one.  Apart from the British Airways service which operates out of London City, none of the independent operators who have tried this over the last decade have succeeded.  […]

How to earn miles when using your mobile abroad, with ‘Travelling Connect’

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I received an email last week from Travelling Connect telling me that they have added the United Arab Emirates to their coverage network. This is a decent boost for the scheme and I thought it was worth running through it again. Travelling Connect is a […]

Dates for your diary / expiring promotions (many expire today, Saturday!)

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Here is the 2nd edition of our new fortnightly Saturday feature which summarises offers which are ending soon.  It pulls together the different deals mentioned on our Avios Promos, Hotel Promos, Credit Card Updates and regular article pages. As today is the last day of […]