Some interesting insights into how people use their frequent flyer miles

I am spending three days this week at the Loyalty 2017 conference in London and will be giving a talk on Wednesday. Yesterday a representative from trade group IATA presented some results from their regular survey of frequent flyer programme members.  What is interesting about this […]

Important dates for your diary – offers about to close which you shouldn’t 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. The key deal ending TODAY is 5,000 – 10,000 Avios for opening […]

How to earn points and get the best deals on Gatwick Airport car parking

Now that British Airways has moved into the South terminal at Gatwick, and you have a brand new check-in area, impressive new lounges and no need to use the monorail any longer, I thought it was worth a look at the various Gatwick Airport parking […]

How to earn airline miles from your Airbnb stays

If you have started to use Airbnb for some of your travelling, you may have thought that you had to give up earning airline miles from your stays.  This is no longer true. (If you’ve never used Airbnb, you can use Anika’s referral link here […]

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

I wanted to give our new luxury hotel booking service another mention today.  Please feel free to skip over this article if it isn’t relevant!  I’m pleased to say that the feedback from readers about Emyr’s service has been very positive. The luxury hotel companies (Four […]

Code now working – Exclusive £10 Azimo discount for all HFP readers

There were some issues with the promo code when we published this article on 3rd February, so we have decided to run the article again today.  We have also added instructions on where to use the code as this was causing some confusion.  Sorry about that! […]

Important dates for your diary – offers about to close which you shouldn’t 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. The key deal ending soon is the end of the enhanced […]

Exclusive £10 Azimo discount for all HFP readers

(EDIT 10am: code now working!) Today on Head for Points we are launching an exclusive £10 discount for readers who try foreign currency transfer specialist Azimo.   This is valid on your first foreign currency transfer over £50. Foreign currency transfers can be time consuming and […]

My review of the Sala Lounge Cap Des Falcos at Ibiza airport

This is my review of the Sala Lounge Cap Des Falcos at Ibiza Airport.  It followed my review trip to the Gran Hotel Montesol in Ibiza (Hilton’s Curio Collection) which you can read here.  My next stop was to be Madrid. If you find yourself […]

Two split-ticketing tools to help you find cheaper train tickets

‘Split ticketing’ has been a niche topic in rail circles for some years – you can save a lot of money on your train travel by using it correctly. What ‘split ticketing’ means is that, instead of buying a rail ticket from A to C (with the train stopping […]

Review of the Rendezvous Executive Lounge at Ronaldsway Airport – Isle Of Man

This is our review of the Rendezvous Executive Lounge at Ronaldsway Airport on the Isle of Man. A few 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 […]

Get freebies and discounts at Gatwick via the myGatwick website

Today, Wednesday 25th, is the day of the big British Airways terminal switch at Gatwick.  We will have coverage of this tomorrow. Gatwick may now be higher up your radar than it was in 2016.  As part of this, I’ll be running a couple of […]

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. […]

£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 […]

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 […]

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 […]