Food and drink in Singapore Airlines A380 First Class Suites – New York Stories #9

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On Sunday I explained how I booked myself into a Singapore Airlines A380 First Class Suite for the – admittedly modest – flight from New York to Frankfurt.  If you didn’t see that article I recommend taking a look before coming back to this part. Today […]

Avios Big Reward – did Head for Points persuade Avios to improve the prize?

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Back in May, I wrote this post about ‘The Avios Big Reward’ competition. I said, frankly, that it stank. Avios was encouraging people to send in tear-jerking videos, often about how someone they know has coped bravely in the face of terrible adversity.  These videos would […]

Singapore Airlines A380 First Class Suite reviewed (and how to book one) – New York Stories #8

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There are a few First Class products which have a reputation which sets them apart from the rest.  British Airways does not often feature on such lists, unfortunately. In terms of ‘hard product’ (ie seat) you have Emirates and Etihad setting the benchmark.  In terms […]

10 more free Avios via Avios Suitcase

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If you have been taking part in the Avios Suitcase ‘game’ on Facebook, another badge has been added. Avios is getting less generous with this promotion as it goes along.  This new badge is only worth 10 Avios points.  In order to earn it, you […]

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 […]

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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 […]