Bits: Priority Pass adds sleep pods in Dubai, last chance for TopCashback / Avios bonus

News in brief: Priority Pass adds sleep pods in Dubai You can’t accuse airport lounge card Priority Pass of standing still.  After adding a restaurant / bar at Gatwick South (you get £15 of free food and drink by showing your Priority Pass) and seven restaurants […]

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 […]

Which hotel schemes let you earn points and credit for multiple rooms?

Two readers have emailed me recently about IHG’s new Accelerate promotion.  (If you are looking at where to book hotel stays over the Summer, Accelerate is the most generous offer for most people.) Both wanted to know if it was possible to book multiple rooms […]

It’s back – get 30,000 Avios for £300 if you know someone in Ireland!

AerClub, the new Aer Lingus Avios-based frequent flyer scheme, has brought back its generous Irish Independent / Sunday Independent offer. You don’t need to be based in Ireland to join AerClub.  In fact, if you have an account, you are already half-way to being a […]

What are the best hotel promos for May?

Welcome to our monthly round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running.  All of the information in this article can also be found on our ‘Hotel Promos’ page which contains details of all of the current offers, together with links to our major articles on […]

Bits: Avios / Tesco competition, register for the new Starwood promotion

News in brief: Avios / Tesco competition launched Avios has launched a competition for anyone converting Tesco Clubcard points into Avios via This means that BA and are running very similar but different competitions, with different dates! Here is the one.  Full […]

Bits: IHG 100% ‘buy points’ bonus, Amex Plat adds more lounges, Hilton Japan flash sale

News in brief: 100% IHG Rewards Club ‘buy points’ bonus – three days only IHG Rewards Club – the InterContinental, Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza etc scheme – has brought back its ‘100% buy points bonus’ promotion.  It is as generous an offer as you will […]

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 […]

Bits: £100 off £500 BA spend, 4000 Miles & More miles with a hotel, Troy Warfield leaves BA

News in brief: £100 off a £500 British Airways spend deal with Amex American Express is offering a very limited number of cardholders a £100 statement credit with their next £500 British Airways purchase. If you are targetted, it will appear on your American Express online […]

REGISTER NOW for Marriott’s new Summer promotion

I had an article all ready to go for rounding up the best of the Summer hotel offers, and then Marriott came along and messed it up!  I have pushed that story back and today I will look at the new Marriott Rewards promotion. The […]

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 […]

What is an Avios point worth?

It is, amazingly, two years since I last discussed my thoughts on how to value an Avios point.  At that point the 2015 Avios devaluation had just been anounced.  I thought it was worth running the numbers again for the benefit of new readers and […]

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 […]

Earn 5,000 to 10,000 Avios with new hotel booking promo

Hotel booking site has launched a generous new promotion which can earn you up to 10,000 bonus Avios for hotel bookings made before 11th July. Full details and registration can be found here. There are two good things about the way this offer is structured: The […]