Important dates for your diary – offers about to close which you shouldn’t miss

Here is the latest edition of our fortnightly feature – although we got a little out of sync over Christmas – which summarises offers that are ending soon. It pulls together the different deals mentioned on our Avios Promos, Hotel Promos, Credit Cards and regular article pages. […]

Review of the Aspire Lounge at Liverpool John Lennon Airport

This is our review of Aspire lounge at Liverpool John Lennon Airport. Two weeks ago we asked for your help in completing our collection of UK airport lounge reviews, which you can find on the ‘Favourites’ page here.  HFP generally does not accept third-party reviews.  There is […]

£10 off a £50 Amazon order TODAY ONLY – stacks with £15 Amex Membership Rewards code

To celebrate being named Britain’s No 1 retailer for consumer satisfaction, Amazon is having a one day sale today. Long term readers may remember that they did a similar deal last year. You will receive £10 off any order of £50 or more using the […]

Review of The Yorkshire Premier Lounge at Leeds Bradford Airport

This is our review of The Yorkshire Premier Lounge at Leeds Bradford Airport. Two weeks ago we asked for your help in completing our collection of UK airport lounge reviews, which you can find on the ‘Favourites’ page here.  HFP generally does not accept third-party reviews. […]

NEW: Get better deals on luxury hotels with a new Head for Points partnership

The luxury hotel companies (Four Seasons, Mandarin Oriental etc) do not get a lot of coverage on Head for Points due to their lack of loyalty schemes.  This is despite the fact that many HFP readers are regular visitors to high end hotels. If you […]

Review of the AspirePlus lounge at Bristol Airport

This is our review of the AspirePlus lounge at Bristol Airport. Two weeks ago we asked for your help in completing our collection of UK airport lounge reviews, which you can find on the ‘Favourites’ page here.  HFP generally does not accept third-party reviews.  There is […]

Happy 30th Birthday London City Airport!

This year London City Airport turns 30. London City Airport has seen a lot of growth over the last three decades with a huge increase in routes and passengers. In 1987 15,000 passengers travelled to just four destinations – Paris, Plymouth (!), Brussels and Amsterdam. […]

Expedia launches their loyalty scheme in the UK

After its launch in Ireland last year, Expedia has now introduced its loyalty scheme Expedia+ to the UK market. But don’t get too excited… Though you can collect points on flights and car rentals as well as hotel stays, the actual rewards aren’t that great. […]

Curve Rewards launches today – double-up on your existing credit card rewards!

After a number of delays, The Curve Card launches Curve Rewards at 3pm today. Hopefully. This has been some time coming, to put it mildly, but it does look it will be quite cool when it is up and running. Curve Rewards offers you instantaneous cashback when you […]

50% off in the Corinthia Hotels annual sale – and status benefits via GHA

Long-term Head for Points readers will remember that I did a review of the Corinthia Hotel in London early 2015 after the hotel let me have a tour of its facilities and suites. It is a genuinely impressive piece of work. It is probably the most […]

New to Head for Points? Here are some articles you might like

January always brings a lot of new readers to Head for Points.  If you are one of them, welcome! (If you are a long-term reader, feel free to skip this article!) The daily articles on Head for Points are a mixture of news, interesting links and […]

HFP ‘Credit Cards’ page updated for January – what are the best deals this month?

It’s time for our monthly round up of what is coming and what is going in the world of UK airline and hotel credit card sign-up deals. Our updated directory of all 23 UK travel credit cards can be found by clicking the ‘Credit Cards’ tab […]

Open forum …. any suggestions for tweaking the site?

It is exactly two years since I last ran an ‘open forum’ where I opened up the comments to ideas on tweaking the site.  It worked well so I thought I would try it again. Without a huge team behind me, any changes to Head […]

Plaza Premium lounges launch a loyalty scheme – and free Priority Pass visits count

The Plaza Premium Group is a Hong Kong based company specialising in premium travel services including airport transit, meet and greets, airport dining and airport lounges.  They have carved out a niche at Heathrow for premium third party lounges, Plaza Premium has now launched its […]

Avios drops 3 redemption partners – Monarch, Air Malta, Aurigny – starting next week!

Avios (as in avios.com and not British Airways Executive Club) has, with no communication to members, announced on a quiet corner of its website that it is dropping three airline redemption partners. This kicks in from next Wednesday! What is happening? When the Avios scheme […]

Important dates for your diary – offers closing on New Years Eve you might miss

Here is the latest edition of our fortnightly feature which summarises offers that are ending soon. It pulls together the different deals mentioned on our Avios Promos, Hotel Promos, Credit Cards and regular article pages. With less than 48 hours left in 2016, there are a […]

SAS manages to out-do BA with a new service cut …. which hopefully BA won’t follow

Whilst British Airways has become a little paranoid about Norwegian’s low cost long haul operation from Gatwick – which has led to BA launching ‘spoiler’ routes to Oakland and Fort Lauderdale – it is Scandinavian airline SAS which has taken the brunt of the pain […]

What were my travel highlights and lowlights of 2016?

There is just one article today as we gently ease back into things.   What impressed me on my travels during 2016?  And what didn’t? What I realised when I looked back over the last year of articles is that I haven’t done much which was […]