HFP EXCLUSIVE: Get up to 10,000 bonus Avios on hotel bookings at Kaligo.com

Head for Points and hotel booking site Kaligo.com, which awards Avios with every hotel you book, are running an EXCLUSIVE promotion during July. This is the third time we have run an offer like this with Kaligo.com and they have always been very popular with […]

Visit the free “BA2119 – Flight of the Future” exhibition at Saatchi Gallery

As part of its 100th birthday celebrations, British Airways is running a special event in August at the Saatchi Gallery in London. To quote: What will aviation look like in 20 years, 40 years, 60 years and beyond? Through in-depth research, and in partnership with […]

Bits: win a BA Holiday in Durban, new Holiday Inn in Bournemouth, Milan Linate closing for three months

News in brief: Win a 5-star holiday to Durban British Airways is running a competition with Absolute Radio this week to promote the new route to Durban, launching in October. The winner receives two economy flights to Durban.  This is admittedly not the ideal prize […]

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More Amazon Prime Day offers – £8 bonus on an £80 gift card, and £10 voucher for an Audible free trial

Apologies for dropping in two additional non-travel deals today, but I know these Amazon deals are popular with readers.  We also make a small cut on sales via the links below which helps keep us ticking over at no extra cost to you. The first […]

Which six loyalty credit cards are worth keeping for their benefits even if you never use them?

Typically there are three different types of travel loyalty credit cards you can apply for: Cards you get just for the sign-up bonus Cards you get primarily for the strong on-going earnings rate Cards you get but don’t use because they come with generous perks […]

Bits: Amazon Prime Day is live, British Airways outsources its Amsterdam lounge, win Malaysia Airlines flights

News in brief: Amazon Prime Day – big discounts all day today and tomorrow Amazon Prime Day has returned for the fifth time. What started as a one off event for Amazon’s 20th birthday four years ago, is now an established annual event where Amazon […]

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HFP in Malaysia: Malaysia Airlines Business Class review (Part 1)

This is our review of Malaysia Airlines Business Class on the Airbus A350-900, between Kuala Lumpur and Heathrow. This review is the final part of our series on Malaysia Airlines. You can read my review of the Malaysia Airlines Golden Lounge at Heathrow Terminal 4 […]

HFP in Malaysia: Malaysia Airlines Business Class review (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of our Malaysia Airlines Business class review, flying from Kuala Lumpur to London on an Airbus A350-900. Part 1 of our Malaysia Airlines Business class review can be found here, which focuses mainly on the cabin, seat and lunch first meal […]

Can you use Avios to reach Easter Island or the Galapagos with LATAM?

It is not often that we write about LATAM, the South American airline that formed out of LAN Chile and Brazilian carrier TAM earlier this decade. It is, however, part of oneworld and therefore an interesting opportunity for earning and spending Avios if you ever […]

Bits: more on Amex Plat / Priority Pass changes, 50% bonus buying Avios via Iberia, Abu Dhabi Grand Prix packages

News in brief: More on the American Express / Priority Pass changes Last week we covered the changes coming to the airport lounge cards issued with Amex Platinum. The Platinum Card from American Express comes with two Priority Pass airport lounge access cards, one for […]

Important dates for your diary – offers about to close which you shouldn’t miss

Here is the latest edition of our fortnightly feature which summarises offers that are ending soon. It pulls together the different deals mentioned on our Avios Promos, Hotel Promos, Credit Cards and regular article pages. There isn’t a whole lot closing in the next two […]

ANA launches excellent new First and Business Class seats on flights from Heathrow

Earlier this year we ran an article about redeeming Virgin Flying Club miles on ANA flights from London.  It is one of the best uses of Virgin Flying Club miles at 95,000 miles for a return business class flight. You would be hard pressed to […]

Is an offer of 15,000 IHG Rewards Club points for joining Ambassador worth taking?

IHG Rewards Club is currently offering a widely targeted offer of 15,000 IHG Rewards Club points if you sign up for InterContinental Ambassador by 10th August. I had a lot of emails this week asking if I thought this was a good deal or not, […]

Bits: Unite announces Heathrow strike, 40% Clubcard bonus to ex-Shell members, Guildford to Heathrow coach launched

News in brief: Unite announce six days of Heathrow strikes in pay dispute Totally separate to the British Airways cabin crew and pilot pay dispute, the Unite union has announced a series of six strikes by its workers at Heathrow. These will cover: Friday 26th […]

Holiday Tips 3 – how to earn Avios and get the best deals on Heathrow Airport car parking

With the schools breaking up, I am currently running updated versions of my annual travel planning series.  This will cover the best ways of earning or redeeming miles and points to get the best value from your Summer travel.  Part 1, on earning Avios and miles from car rentals, […]

Bits: Norwegian’s CEO resigns, IHG status match extended, £1285 ex-EU Qatar Airways to Chiang Mai

News in brief: Norwegian’s founder and CEO resigns Bjorn Kjos, the founder and major shareholder in Norwegian, stood down as CEO yesterday after 17 years.  He is being replaced on an interim basis by the CFO, Geir Karlson. There is an interesting barb directed at […]

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