NEW: Get DOUBLE Rewards credits on stays until 31st August 2021! Rewards has launched an attractive ‘Double Stamps’ promotion.  This means that you will, in effect, be getting back 20% of what you spend as credit towards a reward night in the future! Whilst international travel doesn’t look likely for some weeks, UK-based holidays are […]

Why are the British Airways unions snubbing redundancy consultations?

In recent weeks we have extensively covered British Airways’ proposal to make 12,000 staff redundant as well as move all remaining cabin crew to a single, lower paying contract.  We have also written about BA’s plans to make 239 engineers at its Cardiff maintenance base […]

Get 7,200 Avios or 7,500 Virgin Flying Club or £90 of credit with Tesco Pet Insurance!

Tesco Bank has launched a new pet insurance offer, and it is the most generous we have seen for a long time. Why is this relevant?!  Let me explain. Via a new promotion with Money Saving Expert, you will earn 3,000 Clubcard points when you […]

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LAST DAY: Get a 100% bonus buying Hilton Honors points – is it a good deal?

If you are currently planning your post-corona travel, today (Wednesday) is the last day to jump on the Hilton Honors promotion offering a 100% bonus when you purchase 10,000+ points. The Hilton ‘buy points’ page is here. Regular readers of Head for Points will know that […]

Iberia Plus Kids …. another way of earning Avios points when your children fly

What is Iberia Plus Kids, and does it have any useful benefits? Last month we published an ‘Avios Redemption University’ article on how to earn Avios points on behalf of your children – ie by signing them up to a British Airways Executive Club household […]

The new HFP chat thread – Wednesday 27th May

We have decided to run this new daily chat thread on Head for Points. Historically, the daily ‘Bits’ articles were the defacto repository for random comments and questions.  It is unlikely that the news flow will be so big over the next few weeks that […]

EXTENDED AGAIN!: Get British Airways lounge access for 12 months via a (limited) Qatar Airways status match!

The Qatar Airways status match has been extended ….. again! It was due to end on Saturday but has now been pushed back to midnight UK time on Wednesday 27th May.  The list of participating airlines has not changed again and remains at five. Here is […]

Lufthansa gets its €9 billion bailout – of which only €3 billion is a loan. What does IAG do?

Lufthansa and the German Government finally agreed a €9 billion bailout on Monday, although there remains a risk that the European Commission blocks the deal or requires substantial changes. In summary: The German Government will take a 20% shareholding in Deutsche Lufthansa It has an […]

NHS or key worker? Get free membership to Enterprise Car Club for a year

If you’re a key worker, you automatically qualify for free membership – for at least a year – of Enterprise Car Club, saving £60.  You will also get up to 45% off the hourly rental rates. This offer is open to NHS staff and volunteers, […]

LAST DAY: Win 20,000 Avios and get a lifetime discount on SeatSpy’s premium tiers

Earlier this year SeatSpy launched as a new tool to search redemption flight availability on British Airways and Virgin Atlantic. It is by far the easiest way of seeing Avios and Virgin Atlantic reward seats across an entire year without having to search for dates […]

The new HFP chat thread – Tuesday 26th May

We have decided to run this new daily chat thread on Head for Points. Historically, the daily ‘Bits’ articles were the defacto repository for random comments and questions.  It is unlikely that the news flow will be so big over the next few weeks that […]

Virgin Atlantic may receive a lifeline under the Government’s new ‘Project Birch’

Another window of opportunity has opened for Virgin Atlantic.  The Treasury revealed, via the Financial Times this morning, that it is about to launch ‘Project Birch’. ‘Project Birch’ is an admission by the Government that the country will suffer disproportionate damage if key businesses in […]

Get a FREE hotel night if you join Marriott Bonvoy and complete just two stays

Marriott Bonvoy is running a generous new offer for anyone who is not currently a member. If you join and make two stays at any of the Marriott brands between now and 28th September, you will receive a voucher for a FREE night. The sign-up […]

Bits: Virgin Atlantic July schedule, Stelios loses key easyJet vote, Rewards ‘double stamps’ offer extended

News in brief: Virgin Atlantic pushes back resumption of passengers flights to July Virgin Atlantic has reacted to the new UK quarantine restrictions by pushing back the start of passenger services to 1st July. The following schedule is currently planned to begin on 1st July: […]

‘Frequent Flyer – The Video’ – why we do what we do

As it is a Bank Holiday today, I thought it was a good time to give this excellent video another push.  Hopefully you may have 20 minutes spare today to enjoy it. If you’ve never seen “Frequent Flyer – The Video”, then you really should. […]

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