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 at the end of the month is the current […]

TODAY ONLY – Win Lufthansa lounge passes and $100 LoungeBuddy credit

Today – and only today – we are running a competition with LoungeBuddy. We are giving away two prizes – one person will win $100 of LoungeBuddy airport lounge credit and another will win two passes for participating Lufthansa lounges, including Heathrow Terminal 2, which […]

REMINDER: Get exclusive benefits on luxury hotel bookings via Head for Points

I wanted to give our luxury hotel booking service another mention today.  Since I relaunched this four months ago with Emyr Thomas of Bon Vivant, the feedback from Head for Points readers has been excellent.  Over £250,000-worth of rooms have been booked so far. Here is […]

My review of the ANA lounge at Tokyo Haneda’s International Terminal

Yesterday I reviewed my two impressive flights to Tokyo and back on ANA / All Nippon Airways.  You can read my ANA business class review here if you missed it. Before catching my flight home, I checked out the ANA lounge in the international terminal at […]

Review of ANA’s business class service from London – Tokyo Haneda

ANA, Japan’s largest airline, invited us to review their Business Class flight from London to Tokyo Haneda. Whilst British Airways and Japan Airlines both offer daily services from Heathrow to Tokyo, ANA also flies the route.  As we explained yesterday, ANA is both a Star […]

Review of ANA’s business class service from London – Tokyo Haneda (Part Two)

This is the second part of my review of the ANA’s Business Class service between London Heathrow and Tokyo Haneda. Part One, which looked at the seating and IFE, is here.  This is Part Two which is focusing on the food and drink on offer. Once […]

Air Canada dumps Aeroplan (or, the perils of selling off your loyalty programme)

You will often see articles about how some airlines have a loyalty programme which is worth more than the airline itself.  Avios Group is not in the same zone, but it is still a chunky company worth around £2bn based on recent earnings.  IAG as […]

Bits: new Nightly hotel site, £25 off SWISS to Geneva, new Priority Pass Sydney benefits

News in brief: New hotel booking site – Nightly – with a difference Nightly (www.nightly.travel) is, genuinely, a hotel booking website with a difference.  And you can’t say that very often these days. Nightly, which is run from London, is based on the premise 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. Don’t forget the best of the current Tesco deals – 1,000 Clubcard points […]

How to avoid the Heathrow Hotel Hoppa fee by travelling on local buses for free

(EDIT:  I have changed this article during the day due to reader feedback, which included a very helpful link to a brand new bus map.  As this new map includes the location of the major hotels have removed the text on how to get to […]

Kyoto, in pictures

I rarely run tourist photos on Head for Points – it isn’t what we do.  However, as a counterpart to my review of The Ritz-Carlton Kyoto today, I thought it was worth an extra 4th article with a few shots from our 48 hours in […]

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 missed a week over Easter – 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 […]

The alternative to hotel loyalty schemes – Hotels.com and Hotels.com Rewards

Today I want to review Hotels.com Rewards, previously known as Welcome Rewards, the loyalty programme for Hotels.com. I have spent the last two weeks analysing the ‘big seven’ hotel loyalty programmes (all of the links are on this page).  Each of them offers a different mix of […]

REMINDER: Get exclusive benefits on luxury hotel bookings via Head for Points

I wanted to give our luxury hotel booking service another mention today.  Since I relaunched this three months ago with a new partner, Emyr Thomas of Bon Vivant, the feedback from Head for Points readers has been excellent. Here is an email I received last […]

Plaza Premium Arrivals Lounge now open in Heathrow Terminal 4

Plaza Premium has unveiled its new Arrivals Lounge in the landside area of Heathrow Terminal 4. Regular Head for Points readers will know that I rate Plaza Premium highly.  They invest a lot of money into their facilities, especially in design, and they have a […]