10% off Air Canada flights for Autumn travel

Air Canada

To promote its move to Terminal 2 at Heathrow, Air Canada is offering a 10% discount on all flights from Heathrow to Canada. You need to book by September 30th. The valid travel dates are October 1st to December 15th. The discount code you need […]

My review of the Plaza Premium lounge in Heathrow T2 (with photos)

Plaza Premium Heathrow bar

I revealed last weekend that the Plaza Premium lounge in the new Terminal 2 at Heathrow had joined Priority Pass and Lounge Club.  I didn’t know this when I arranged to have a private tour of the facility last week, but the timing could not […]

Earn 8,000 Avios in one night with new hotel partner Rocketmiles

Rocketmiles thumbnail

I wrote an introduction to hotel booking site Rocketmiles here. It is a small-scale (ie limited selection) business which offers significant airline mile bonuses when you book. At the time I first covered it, it was working almost exclusively with US airlines.  Over the last year Rocketmiles […]

600 easy FREE Avios with ‘Rewards For Thoughts’

Avios thumbnail

avios.com has a new partner – market research group ‘Rewards For Thoughts‘.  They are offering a generous 600 Avios points just for signing up. Note that this is an avios.com and NOT a British Airways Executive Club promotion.  You will need to join avios.com to […]

Norwegian doubles frequencies of budget UK-US services

Norwegian Air Shuttle

Regular readers will know that I have given some coverage to budget airline Norwegian and its attempts to launch low-cost economy services from London Gatwick to the USA.  My last article is here, comparing the prices being charged and questioning whether Norwegian was really low […]

avios.com launches ‘50% off hotel sale’ – any good?

Avios thumbnail

avios.com has launched an ‘up to 50% off hotel sale’.  You need to book by September 14th but you can stay at any point up to the end of the year. The avios.com page you need is here. The first thing to note is that […]

Last chance to share £150,000 of luxury travel prizes with The Times Travel Awards

Sunday Times

I first wrote about this last month, but here is a quick reminder that this is your last chance to vote in The Times, The Sunday Times and The Sunday Times Travel Magazine travel awards. The website to enter is here. Why should you bother?!  Because […]

Free tickets for HFP readers to The Luxury Travel Fair 2014

Lux Travel 1

The Luxury Travel Fair takes place at Olympia in London again this year, running from 6th to 9th November.  Full details can be found at their website here. To be frank, this is not the greatest travel show you will ever visit. I was even told […]

A visit to the new Aspire lounge at Edinburgh Airport

Aspire lounge Edinburgh 1

I featured the new No 1 Traveller lounge at Edinburgh International Airport a couple of months ago.  I also wrote about the new British Airways Galleries lounge. At the same time, Servisair was busy rebuilding its existing Edinburgh lounge via a conversion to its new ‘Aspire’ concept. […]

Comparing UK lounge networks of Priority Pass and Lounge Club

Heathrow No 1 Traveller lounge

Many Head for Points readers can access airport lounges, even when flying economy, via their membership of Lounge Club or Priority Pass. Lounge Club membership comes with the American Express Preferred Rewards Gold card, which is free for the first year.  You receive two free […]

Claiming compensation for flight delays

Flight delay

A few weeks ago I wrote about the ‘Huzar vs Jet2′ legal case.  This has brought substantial clarity to the rules covering ‘EC261′ compensation for delayed flights. As a reminder, you are due the following compensation if your flight from an EU airport on any […]

Win £800,000 of luxury travel with The Telegraph Travel Awards (and support HFP again!)

Telegraph Travel Awards

Last Friday I published a post promoting The Times / The Sunday Times Travel Awards.  They have put together an impressive list of luxury travel prizes worth £150,000 to be won by people who vote so it is well worth entering. What I didn’t know […]

‘Kids Eat Free’ promo at Heathrow over the Summer

Kids Eat Free

Heathrow Airport has teamed up with a selection – and only a selection – of its restaurant operators to offer free meals for children.  The offer runs until the end of August and is also due to reappear during October half term and at Christmas. […]