100 bonus Avios for first 3,000 purchases at the Avios estore today

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As ‘Black Friday’ deals go it is not going to win any prizes for generosity! However, if you are doing any Christmas shopping online today then remember that the Avios estore is giving 100 bonus Avios points to the first 3,000 transactions. This promotion is […]

What I learned from my chat with Kyle Armstrong, CEO of new Avios hotel partner Kaligo

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On Tuesday I wrote about the launch of Kaligo, the new British Airways Executive Club partner.  Kaligo is a hotel booking website which rewards you with 5 – 20 Avios points for every £1 you spend on the site. Kaligo is also offering a large […]

Back tomorrow: Free London tube, bus and train travel with MasterCard contactless

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Don’t forget that tomorrow MasterCard is repeating its promotion which will get you free travel to work and back if you live or work in London. MasterCard has announced that this Friday is again ‘Fare Free Friday’. To promote the new contact-less travel service on London buses, […]

Admin news for HFP readers in the USA, Canada, Germany and Spain

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As you probably know, Head for Points has affiliate links for, amongst other retailers, British Airways, Amazon and eBay.  You will find the links in the sidebar on the right-hand side of every page of HFP. Effective immediately, we now have local affiliate links for […]

Win one of six copies of aviation board game ‘Jet Set’ for Christmas!

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Today I am launching another Head for Points giveaway! Courtesy of boardgameguru.co.uk we have six copies of board game ‘Jet Set’ for HFP readers to win! About ‘Jet Set’ ‘Jet Set’ is a Monopoly-style game for aviation fans. Instead of buying streets and building houses, […]

More free Avios via the Facebook Avios Suitcase app

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If you have been taking part in the Avios Suitcase ‘game’ on Facebook, a few more badges have been added in recent weeks. It is a while since I logged in (August?).  The current badges are new and, for me at least, unclaimed: Flybe – […]

Earn up to 10,000 Avios with new hotel booking partner Kaligo

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Back in September I reported that hotel booking site Rocketmiles was now partnering with British Airways Executive Club to offer Avios points when you booked a hotel with them. BA has just launched a new partnership along the same lines with Kaligo (www.kaligo.com).  There is […]

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 lastminute.com hotel booking via their app

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lastminute.com (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

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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. […]