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Exclusive HFP competition:  Win two Premium Economy flights to New York – and YOU pick the airline!

In early January we ran a competition to win two economy class flights between London and New York.  It was a big success and generated a lot of interest in the industry. Today we’re launching a similar competition, but this time we’re giving away two […]

Bits: pay Aer Lingus to fly to your city, interesting new Vueling credit card in Italy, BA killing Flight Pass?

News in brief: Aer Lingus launches a competition to win a new route! It is a topic that is rarely discussed but almost all airlines are happy to accept ‘commercial support’ from local government in return for launching a route to that city.  Such deals were […]

When your World of Hyatt points expire, and how to stop it

I receive regular emails from readers asking ‘How can I stop my World of Hyatt points from expiring?’ or ‘When do my World of Hyatt points expire?’.  This new series, of which this is the final article, looks at the major hotel loyalty programmes and […]

Why Virgin’s new Economy Delight fares can be excellent value for money

A couple of weeks ago we wrote about the relaunch of Virgin Atlantic’s economy pricing.   There are now three levels of pricing, offering different benefits.  At the bottom end you have no checked baggage and will be allocated a seat at check-in, with no guarantee […]

Bits: Venice lounge joins Priority Pass, 20% off F&F railcards, that Facebook / Amex / Hilton competition

News in brief: Marco Polo Club at Venice joins Priority Pass The Marco Polo Club airport lounge at Venice has (re)joined Priority Pass. I have used this lounge numerous times as a British Airways status cardholder.  The main benefit is the size – it is big.  […]

Bits: 100% IHG buy points bonus (and prices cut!), Hainan to launch China to Ireland & Scotland, Cobalt Air to launch Athens

News in brief: IHG’s latest ‘100% buy points bonus’ ends tomorrow – and it has cut prices IHG Rewards Club – the InterContinental, Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza etc scheme – is running another flash sale this week for a 100% bonus when you buy over […]

All you need to know about American Airlines new Flagship Lounges

American Airlines has been rolling out a new lounge product over the last nine months: Flagship Lounges.  We haven’t covered them on HfP yet as the London one won’t open until later this year, but as some readers have recently sent us pictures from their […]

Bits: who won the Heathrow Express Business First tickets?, earn IHG points with OpenTable, cheap UK Hilton redemptions

News in brief: Who won the Heathrow Express Business First tickets? Last week we ran a competition in association with Heathrow Express giving away five pairs of Business First tickets. We gave away one pair of tickets per day and here are the lucky winners: […]

Bits: LAST CALL for Amazon / Amex Gold £15 discount, Blacklane adds Krisflyer (and get 10% off), Amex / Red Carnation deal

News in brief: £15 Amazon discount code for Amex Gold and Platinum ending soon For the last 18 months, Amazon has been offering an exclusive £15 discount code for Amex Gold, Green and Platinum charge card holders when they spend £25 or more.  This offer expires […]

Why Marriott Rewards may now be your best bet for high-end New York redemptions

I try to find an excuse to head over to New York once a year.  This year I decided that it was time we reviewed the well-regarded American Airlines Boeing 77W business class seat.  This is the product that finally confirmed that the US carriers […]

Why 2 people + 2 Starwood Amex cards = 25,000 Avios or other miles

Long term readers may recognise that I ran a version of this article last year.   The reason I have updated it today is that there is no guarantee that the Starwood Amex will continue beyond the end of 2018 when the Marriott Rewards and SPG […]

Bits: claim your Hilton Diamond extension, last day for the Hilton sale, Yotel’s non-loyalty scheme

News in brief: Nine days left to claim your Hilton Honors Diamond extension One of the new features brought in by Hilton Honors recently is the ability for Diamond members to extend their membership if they have had a slow travel year. If you dropped […]

What will a fraudster pay for your Avios log-in details on the dark web?

The other day I came across the Dark Web Market Price Index.  This is a monthly updated list showing what people are paying on the ‘dark web’ (Dream, Point and Wall Street Market, all of which require the Tor browser) for your log-in details to […]

Bits: BA CityFlyer food, Charles Tyrwhitt / Avios discount, if you liked the Radio 4 documentary

News in brief: BA CityFlyer food continues to excel I have mentioned the good London City food before but after a pleasant flight on a recent Friday I thought I would flag it again. I flew back from Berlin into London City on BA CityFlyer. […]

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. The Hilton Sale with discounts of up to 35% finishes on Monday. […]

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