Win $100 of free UK airport lounge access with LoungeBuddy!

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Today and tomorrow, I am giving two Head for Points readers $100 of free UK airport lounge access with LoungeBuddy!  This will be enough to get 2-3 people into a lounge at one of the 19 participating UK airports – or one person into a […]

My review of the sad decline of the Hotel Amigo, Brussels

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This is my review of the Rocco Forte-run Hotel Amigo in Brussels where we spent an eventful couple of days last weekend. It has been impressive to watch how Rocco Forte has built up his chain of luxury boutique hotels over the last 18 years.  I had […]

No 1 Traveller lounge at Stansted to close permanently on Christmas Eve

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The No 1 Traveller ‘pay as you go’ lounge at London Stansted is to close for good on Christmas Eve. This is not a great loss, to be honest.  Because it was situated on one of the piers, it was only accessible to some passengers, […]

$10 of free credit for every HFP reader from LoungeBuddy – and win $100 on Monday

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Whilst I haven’t mentioned LoungeBuddy on Head for Points before, it isn’t because it is not a smart piece of work.  It is, without a doubt, the leading global authority on airport lounges. It is a FREE app which is available for both iOS and […]

Win a fantastic pair of Air New Zealand Hobbit-branded model aircraft!

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Thanks to Air New Zealand, I am running a unique competition today which will run for just 17 hours.  Between now and midnight, you can win a rare ‘money can’t buy’ pair of Air New Zealand model planes in Hobbit livery! This is what you can win: […]

Star’s SME scheme – PartnerPlusBenefit – now lets you redeem your points for cash


PartnerPlusBenefit, previously Star Alliance Company Plus, is the Star Alliance equivalent of the British Airways On Business scheme, aimed at companies in the UK and Ireland. What makes PartnerPlusBenefit more powerful than BA’s On Business is that flights from 10 airlines earn points. The participating […]

Louis Vuitton lands at Heathrow Terminal 5

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Back in August I wrote about ‘the luxury retail project’ – the plan to rebuild much of the south area of Terminal 5 as a destination for luxury shopping brands. Of all the stores that will be moving into this new area, the coup was […]

Uber launches in Leeds (and get £10 credit) + reminder of GetTaxi £5 rides in London

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Uber, the app-based taxi service that is doing surprisingly well in London and is also in Manchester, has launched in Leeds.  The company now operates in 225 cities globally. At the moment, only the UberX service is available.  This is typically a Toyota Prius or similar.  […]

Born on 25th December? Have a free hotel stay!

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Hotels4U, which is part of Thomas Cook, is giving away £5,000 of hotel nights to people born on Christmas Day. It is enough to make up for all of those combined ‘birthday and Christmas’ cards and presents you’ve had over the years …. You can […]

At last – a Priority Pass arrivals lounge at Heathrow as Plaza Premium opens

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On Tuesday evening I was in Terminal 2 at Heathrow for the opening party for the Plaza Premium arrivals lounge. This is the sister lounge to the classy Plaza Premium departures lounge in Terminal 2 which I have covered previously. The Terminal 2 arrivals lounge is […]

EXPIRED: £5 off £10 Amazon purchase with MasterCard

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EDIT: Deal now dead! Apologies for this slightly off-topic additional post, but this is an excellent deal which will only be around for a very short time I think. And, hey, I’ve got Amazon affiliate links!  And a few travel MasterCard cards …. Amazon and […]

Did you win our The Langham, London competition?

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Thank you to the 2,200 people who entered our competition last week to win a two-night weekend break at The Langham, London in 2015. There were 4,680 entries in total because you could earn an extra entry for joining The Langham email list and for tweeting […]

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If you need a hotel room over the Christmas period, is offering a 12% discount if you book via your mobile device. This discount will not double-up with any cashback website.   However, the upside is that you will receive your 12% saving immediately rather […]

Reminder: Last chance to win a weekend break at the five-star The Langham, London

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Don’t forget that midnight tonight is the closing time for our fantastic hotel competition in association with The Langham, London. You can win a 2-night weekend break for two people, with breakfast. Following an £80 million refurbishment, the façade of this historic Victorian building contains […]