£10 off £50 Amazon spend (TODAY ONLY), good way to use pay.com cards

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Amazon is running a ‘one day only’ special offer for today, Monday.  You will receive £10 off a £50 spend. Full details can be found here on the Amazon website – click the banner at the top. Basically …. you need to spend £50 on […]

25 ‘mystery inspector’ vacancies at ‘Small Luxury Hotels of the World’!

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If you have a bit of capacity for a part-time job, how about this from ‘Small Luxury Hotels of the World’? “It’s no secret that we’re all about service…so how about going undercover as part of our ‘secret service’? Do you have the time to […]

Save 20% on Virgin East Coast and Virgin West Coast train tickets

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The Virgin Group has launched a new iOS app, Virgin Red.  You can download it for free from the App Store.  It is NOT available Android phones at the moment and no launch is expected until the end of the year. If you want to […]

Important dates for your diary

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Here is the latest edition of our fortnightly weekend feature which summarises offers which are ending soon. It pulls together the different deals mentioned on our Avios Promos, Hotel Promos, Credit Card Updates and regular article pages. Friday 7th August Last day to transfer Starwood Preferred Guest […]

Four credit card bonuses which end today

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This is a very quick reminder that there are four good credit card sign-up bonuses which end TODAY. The British Airways American Express cards are offering a higher 9,000 and 25,000 Avios sign-up bonuses (usually 3,000 and 18,000).  Article. The Emirates Skywards credit cards with the substantially improved […]

The £500 winner of our HotelTonight competition is ….

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Three weeks ago, Head for Points ran an exciting competition in association with hotel booking app HotelTonight to promote their current ‘£30 off your first UK booking’ promotion. The prize was £500 of credit deposited into the HotelTonight account of the winner.  This is valid for 12 months […]

Changes to Head for Points posting over the Summer

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Long-time readers will know that I usually drop the post count from three articles to two during August. This year, as we are away next week, I am bringing it forward by a week and the reduced article rate will start from tomorrow.  Technically, it started […]

Important dates for your diary

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Here is the latest edition of our fortnightly Saturday feature which summarises offers which are ending soon. It pulls together the different deals mentioned on our Avios Promos, Hotel Promos, Credit Cards Update and regular article pages. Monday 20th July Last day to enter the […]

New Avios earning partnership with Tristar

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Avios has announced a new partnership with chauffeur group Tristar.  You will now earn points with every Tristar booking you make, at the rate of 2 Avios points per £1 spent. This is an avios.com partnership and NOT a British Airways Executive Club deal.  You […]

My National Geographic Traveller piece is now online, for free

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As I wrote last month, the July / August edition of National Geographic Traveller (UK edition, £3.95) has a three page article on frequent flyer miles.  It starts on page 164. For better or worse, I feature heavily in the article. The article is now […]

Still got £10 Amazon cashback from Amex to spend? It’s Amazon Prime Day – gift card, Bose, Fire TV, Kindle, PS4, Xbox deals

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A few weeks ago, many of us received an email from American Express offering £10 cashback if £35 was spent on a specified Amex card at amazon.co.uk before the end of July. If you got this offer, it is worth taking a look at Amazon […]

LAST CHANCE: Win £500 of hotel stays with HFP and HotelTonight!

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Today, Sunday, is your last chance to enter our current competition.  It is run in association with hotel booking app HotelTonight to promote their current ‘£30 off your first UK booking’ promotion. We have a prize of £500 of hotel credit to be won! One lucky […]

A full review of La Compagnie’s £500 business class flights from Luton to New York

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Last Saturday, I published a few pictures taken by reader Sam when she took advantage of the ‘£500 business class return’ fares to New York offered by ‘all business class’ airline start-up La Compagnie. The article was very popular and I’m delighted that Sam has […]

Holiday Tips 3 – earning Avios when ordering foreign currency

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This is third part of our ‘Holiday Tips’ series this week, covering ways of earning miles and points from every aspect of your holiday planning. Even if you do decide to pay for the majority of your holiday costs by credit card, you will still […]

REMINDER: Win £500 of hotel stays with HFP and HotelTonight!

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Here is a reminder of the competition we are running all this week – until Sunday – in association with hotel booking app HotelTonight to promote their current ‘£30 off your first UK booking’ promotion. We have a prize of £500 of hotel credit to […]

Beat the tube strike! – a quick reminder of our taxi sign-up codes

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If the tube strike is going to leave you stranded tonight and tomorrow, you may want to give one of the app based cab services a go. Let’s be frank – your chance of getting a ride is not going to be huge!  You may […]