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IT’S HERE! British Airways launches Club Suite, the NEW business class seat – and it’s very good (Part 1)

The waiting is over.  British Airways has launched its brand new Club World business class seat. And, I have to say, it is far better than expected. The product is called Club Suite.  It’s called Club Suite because it has a door. I saw the […]

IT’S HERE! British Airways launches Club Suite, the NEW business class seat – and it’s very good (Part 2)

This is part two of my article on the brand new British Airways Club Suite seat, launched today. Part 1 of my BA Club Suite review is here if you click through. As I said, the seat is called Club Suite.  And the reason it’s […]

Your thoughts on BA’s new Club Suite, a seat plan and first flights confirmed

Not surprisingly, our two articles on the new British Airways Club Suite yesterday attracted a lot of attention.  You can read our two part Club Suite review here and here. I thought it would be interesting to look at some of your feedback in our […]

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IHG’s 5-Day Flash Sale – save 30% this week on bookings for stays in UK and Europe

IHG Rewards Club is running a short flash sale for the UK and Europe this week.  This covers InterContinental, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Crowne Plaza, Hotel Indigo, Staybridge Suites etc. You can get up to 30% off at more than 600 hotels in over […]

90’s boy bands alert – new Marriott Moments concert tickets for the O2 added

Marriott Bonvoy has launched a number of new ‘Marriott Moments’.  You can find them here. It has added a new batch of O2 concert tickets to its website.  These are for the renamed Marriott Bonvoy Suite, which comes with full catering and free drinks all […]

What American Express Gold Business has to offer for the small business owner

NOTE: American Express is running an advertising campaign for its Business cards at the moment and asked us to write something about it as part of that. This technically makes this article an ad, although regular readers will recognise that the article has the same […]

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What is the cheapest way to buy Avios? – Avios Redemption University – Lesson 7

During March I am running updated versions of our ‘Avios Redemption University’ series. This series is a good starting point for beginners, although I hope everyone will learn something from them.  What is the cheapest way of buying Avios points? It is inevitable that, at […]

How to earn and redeem your BA Amex 2-4-1 companion voucher – Avios Redemption University – Lesson 6

During March I am running updated versions of our ‘Avios Redemption University’ series. This series is a good starting point for beginners, although I hope everyone will learn something from them.  This article explains how to make best use of the 2-4-1 companion voucher that […]

Bits: BA luxury flights and holidays sale extended, quirk when earning Avios on SriLankan

News in brief: British Airways luxury sale extended The current British Airways luxury sale has been extended by a week. BA is offering savings on both premium flights and holiday packages which include a First or Business Class flight. There are some decent prices here and you […]

BA releases four teaser photos of the new Club World seat!

British Airways dropped four teaser images of the new Club World seat onto Instagram on Saturday. I’m not allowed to comment on them, but feel free to draw your own conclusions …. and and and More news to follow soon, I’m sure …..

The pros and cons of using BA household accounts – Avios Redemption University – Lesson 5

During March I am running updated versions of our ‘Avios Redemption University’ series. This series is a good starting point for beginners, although I hope everyone will learn something from them.  This article explains how and why you can create a household account in British […]

Bits: final British Airways retro livery revealed, Hotels.com credit card in the pipeline, KLM scraps duty free

News in brief: British Airways reveals its final retro livery The 4th and final British Airways aircraft to be repainted as part of the 100th birthday celebrations is currently in the Dublin paint shop. A Boeing 747 is getting the ‘Negus’ livery, which was the […]

Get up to 50,000 Flying Club miles with Virgin Money International Money Transfer!

We have discussed the Virgin Money International Money Transfer service before on Head for Points.  Historically there was either a ‘no miles’ deal or a very modest one, but over the last year or so they have really stepped it up. The company is currently […]

When should you consider using ‘Avios and Money’? – Avios Redemption University – Lesson 4

During March I am running updated versions of our ‘Avios Redemption University’ series. This series is a good starting point for beginners, although I hope everyone will learn something from them.  This article explains how the ‘Avios and Money’ feature of British Airways Executive Club […]

Bits: Air Belgium to operate BA Toronto flights, Monaco Grand Prix with Marriott, InterCon Amstel as a Spire Elite

News in brief: Air Belgium to operate Toronto flights for British Airways As British Airways continues to struggle with the reliability of Boeing 787 fleet, Air Belgium has been called up to take on additional routes. At present Air Belgium is operating certain Dubai services […]

New council tax bill arrived? Use Billhop to pay it by Amex

Council tax bills for the new tax year are dropping through letterboxes at the moment. For a lot of people these are chunky (£2,000 is not uncommon in London) and obviously it would be great to pick up some miles and points. Following the law […]

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