REMINDER: Get 12,000 to 30,000 sign-up miles with the Virgin Atlantic credit cards!

As we now getting to the end of the special promotional period, I wanted to remind you that Virgin Atlantic has an impressive special offer on its new Virgin Money-issued Reward and Reward+ credit cards. This is the biggest bonus that Virgin Atlantic has EVER […]

Reviewing Jurys Rewards – is the Jurys Inn reward scheme any good?

The Jurys Rewards loyalty scheme is little known.  We thought it was time to give it a quick review. The Jurys Inn chain is relatively low profile although – under the new ownership of Leonardo Hotels – it is now picking up again after a […]

Bits: Priority Pass dining cuts coming?, Iberia returns to Guayaquil, free Wheely rides with Citi, Jessie J

News in brief: Priority Pass dining cuts getting closer to home A few weeks, holders of Priority Pass cards issued by American Express in the United States and Hong Kong were told that, from 1st August, they could no longer use their card in restaurants […]

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Curve adds 1% cashback to its cards – double-dip with your existing Visa and Mastercard rewards!

Curve Card, the ‘all your cards [unless they are Amex] on one card’ card, has just launched its new rewards program, called Curve Cash. As a reminder, Curve offers to consolidate your entire card portfolio into one card, letting you pay with a Curve Card […]

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. As is always the case, the end of the month […]

Hang on … do you actually have Section 75 chargeback rights as a supplementary credit card holder?

If you read the Head for Points comments section, you will know that ‘Section 75’ coverage often comes up when discussing payment aggregators such as Curve. ‘Section 75’ is the UK law which makes a credit card company jointly liable with the retailer for anything […]

Bits: IHG adds an extra Accelerate target, £1250 Business to Rio for 2020, good TAP one way deals UK to USA

News in brief: IHG Rewards Club adds an extra Accelerate target for June IHG Rewards Club is currently running another round of its ‘Accelerate’ promotion. Each member has their own personalised targets.  You can register here – once you have logged in you will see […]

What are the best hotel promos for June?

Welcome to our regular round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running. Apologies for running this a little later than usual for June.  I was expected a new Marriott Bonvoy promotion to launch – the old one ended on 4th June – but nothing has […]

British Grand Prix tickets available NOW via Marriott Moments (direct redemption, no auction)

If you are sitting on some Marriott Bonvoy points, this is a unique chance to see the British Grand Prix for a very affordable (points) price. These packages have appeared on Marriott Moments.  They will NOT last long now that I have posted this – […]

Aer Lingus flat beds bookable between London and Dublin!

Aer Lingus is soon to receive the first of its Airbus A321neo LR aircraft.  Whilst these are single-aisle planes which look identical to a standard short haul aircraft, they have the engine and fuel capacity to fly to the East Coast of Canada and the […]

HFP in Oman: inside Oman Air’s flagship Business Class lounge in Muscat

This is our review of Oman Air’s Business Class lounge at the brand new Muscat International Airport. This review is part of our series on my recent trip to Oman as a guest of Oman Air and the Al Bustan Palace in Muscat.  My flights […]

Amex Platinum is letting you order a metal replacement card – and a quick benefits reminder

The new American Express Platinum fee and benefits package kicked in yesterday.  You are now looking at a £575 annual fee, with the carrot of a £10 monthly Addison Lee credit and a metal card. When we originally wrote about the launch of a metal […]

Bits: Hilton London redemption increases, Avios / Charles Tyrwhitt promo, HFP party update

News in brief: Hilton HAS quietly increased the points price of three London hotels On Monday we wrote about the quiet Hilton Honors redemption price rises.  I said that London seemed to have got away without any changes, but that rises were still filtering through […]

How to bid for last-minute upgrades to First Class on Virgin Trains and LNER

Two readers recently got in touch to encourage us to write about Seatfrog.  We originally covered this train upgrade app back in 2017, but have not mentioned it since.  Clearly something has rippled the waters of the HFP collective consciousness …… and the people who […]

Bits: Hilton increases some redemption rates, BA 747 flypast with Red Arrows, Addison Lee discount codes

News in brief: Hilton Honors increases some redemption rates with no notice Hilton Honors has quietly increased some redemption rates over the last few days, with no notice. Hilton has no ‘official’ redemption chart any longer, of course.  Rewards are dynamically priced based on the […]

FIRST REVIEW: Inside The Langley, Marriott’s new uber-luxury UK country house hotel (Part 1)

This is our review of The Langley country house hotel, just outside West London. The Langley opened last week, the newest entry in the annals of ‘luxury country house hotels near London’.  What makes The Langley different to Four Seasons Hampshire, Chewton Glen, The Grove, […]

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