Heathrow Rewards adds Rocketmiles as a partner and why this might be interesting ….

Heathrow Rewards, the Heathrow Airport shopping loyalty scheme, added a new partner yesterday – hotel booking site Rocketmiles. This is not, as you might think, a new spending opportunity.  It is actually a new EARNING opportunity for Heathrow Rewards points, which opens up some interesting […]

Amazing business class deal to Asia using Etihad miles on Czech Airlines

Etihad Guest, the frequent flyer programme of Etihad Airways, has a rather eclectic mix of airline partners on which you can redeem your miles. I wrote about these partners here.  At the time, the sweet spot was a 36,000 miles business class return trip on […]

Bits: more on the HSBC Premier deal, Qatar / HFP competition winner

News in brief: More on the HSBC Premier deal from yesterday I did a long article yesterday on the new sign-up bonus on the HSBC Premier credit card: the free card is now offering 5,000 airline miles for signing up the £195 World Elite card […]

Win a three night stay at the luxury Address Boulevard hotel in Dubai with U By Emaar and HFP

Head for Points readers who came to our Christmas party last year might remember that one of the prizes we gave away in our raffle was a three night stay for two at the brand new luxury hotel from Emaar Hospitality “Address Boulevard” in Dubai. […]

Get 5,000 bonus miles with the HSBC Premier credit cards – World Elite is now 45,000 miles!

HSBC Premier has launched a special sign-up bonus on its two HSBC Premier credit cards. Until 31st August, you will receive an additional 10,000 HSBC Premier points when you take out either of the HSBC Premier credit cards and spend £2,000 within 90 days. 2 […]

Bits: Radisson / Park Inn one-week sale launched, up to 50% discount on buying Hilton points

News in brief: Radisson Dream Deals sale now on – one week only Today, Radisson has launched another “Dream Deals” sale – there was a private pre-sale period last week which was exclusive to existing Club Carlson members. The sale covers 350 Radisson Blu, Park Inn, Park […]

Bits: bonus miles with Kaligo hotels, Emirates scraps free wi-fi

News in brief: New Kaligo.com hotel deals for bonus miles Hotel booking group Kaligo.com is currently running a very generous Avios promotion.   You will receive 5,000 Avios with £500 of cumulative spend or 10,000 Avios with £1,000 of cumulative hotel spend when you book before 11th […]

Get lounge access with the new Santander Select World Elite MasterCard

Santander has become the latest bank to launch a World Elite MasterCard credit card with a chunky fee but with airport lounge access included. Details are here on the Santander website. (EDIT: I have amended this article as the salary requirement for an employed person […]

When your Starwood Preferred Guest points expire, and how to stop it

I receive regular emails from readers asking ‘How can I stop my Starwood Preferred Guest points from expiring?’ or ‘When do my Starwood Preferred Guest points expire?’. This new series looks at the major hotel loyalty programmes and shows you how to keep valuable points intact. SPG […]

HFP / Virgin Atlantic deal: £50 gift card with your booking + economy fare sale

Head for Points (and a few other websites) have teamed up with Virgin Atlantic to offer their readers a £50 gift card for every flight booking of £1200 or more by 9th July. This offer happily coincides with the current Virgin Atlantic economy fare sale, of which […]

Bits: easyJet and the £475 airport lounge, win a £1000 Dubai hotel stay on Monday

News in brief: easyJet adds a £475 airport lounge at Luton Regular readers will know that we have reviewed the two new airport lounges at London City Airport in recent months.  Based in the private jet terminal at the airport, the (landside) Business Class reviewed […]

When your Marriott Rewards points expire, and how to stop it

I receive regular emails from readers asking ‘How can I stop my Marriott Rewards points from expiring?’ or ‘When do my Marriott Rewards points expire?’. This new series looks at the major hotel loyalty programmes and shows you how to keep valuable points intact. Marriott Rewards is […]

New BA Holidays promo – fly to New York etc in Club World with hotel from £1,299!

British Airways Holidays has launched a special Club World promotion for travel over the Summer, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year on some routes to the US, Canada and Mexico. There are some decent prices here but you need to book by Monday 19th June. The […]

Bits: big BA delays at JFK T7 security until next year, win a volunteering holiday with Avios

News in brief: Delays at JFK Terminal 7 security for British Airways passengers Passengers at New York JFK Terminal 7 – the home of British Airways – have to expect l-o-n-g delays getting through security from 22nd June until the end of January 2018. This […]

My review of the Conrad New York hotel

This is my review of the Conrad New York hotel. Over in New York this week, I was back at Hilton’s Conrad New York.  Recent changes in the area around the hotel have made this an even better place to stay, as I will explain. If […]