EXCLUSIVE HFP OFFER: Earn up to 10,000 bonus Avios with Kaligo.com hotel bookings!

Head for Points and hotel booking site Kaligo.com, which awards Avios with every hotel you book, are running an EXCLUSIVE promotion for the next month. It is a simple, straightforward and potentially lucrative one. If you spend over £700 on hotels at Kaligo.com before midnight […]

Bits: 0.84p Avios on Groupon, new £50 Hilton cashback deal from Amex, Park Plaza £139 London deal

News in brief: 2,000 Avios for under £17 via Groupon Spain The Groupon ‘cheap Avios’ promotion in Spain, with Iberia Plus, relaunched last week.  Click here for details. The cheapest – and best value – 2,000 Avios package is now back in stock.  You are only paying €19 […]

No 1 announces three new UK lounges – and save 20% on the £5 Priority Pass booking fee

No 1 Lounges has announced three new UK lounges, one of which came as a surprise to me. The first has been discussed on Head for Points already: Heathrow Terminal 4 – The House As we discussed here, Etihad’s lounge in Heathrow Terminal 4 has […]

Get 2p per Avios using ‘Part Pay With Avios’ this weekend (for economy ….)

British Airways has launched a very generous tweak to its ‘Part Pay With Avios’ proposition, for just four days. From today until Monday 22nd October, Executive Club Members can save £100 on a World Traveller flight for just 5,000 Avios. This works out at an […]

British Airways launches new route to Charleston, South Carolina – bookable now with Avios

British Airways announced (yet another) new US route last night – Charleston, South Carolina. It may prove a sound choice.  There are currently no flights, at all, between Europe and Charleston with most passengers flying to Atlanta. This will change from 4th April when BA’s […]

My poke around the public and private parts of a KLM Boeing 787-9

As part of my trip to KLM this week, I got to take a look around a Boeing 787-9 which was in the hangar.  There are four reasons why I thought you’d find this interesting: we often write about KLM business class sale fares on […]

Bits: Virgin launches new food, Priority Pass launches airport shopping discounts, Qatar launches free wifi

News in brief: Virgin Atlantic announces new food partnership with Donal Skehan Virgin Atlantic has launched a new partnership with Irish food writer Donal Skehan.  Selected dishes from Donal will be appearing in the Clubhouse restaurants and in Upper Class cabins this month, following by […]

Bits: two new BA Summer 2019 routes, 10% off Gatwick parking, 50% Heathrow Rewards to Asia Miles bonus

News in brief: British Airways launches Heathrow to Preveza and Bastia British Airways has announced two new Summer routes to Preveza (Greece) and Bastia (Corsica) starting from May 2019. Flights to Preveza will be operating on Wednesdays and Sundays starting on 26th May, departing London […]

Odd redemption deals you might not know – Emirates & easyJet, Etihad and Flybe

Emirates and Etihad, the two major UAE airlines, have a lot of high quality partnerships such as the Emirates deal with Qantas. They have have some lower quality or just plain weird partnerships.  Two of the oddest are: the Emirates partnership with easyJet, now six […]

My review of the impressive Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol hotel

This is my review of the impressive Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol hotel. It’s fair to say that there aren’t many airport hotels worldwide that you would put on your bucket list, but I had been keen to try out the Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Long-term […]

Reminder: Get exclusive benefits on luxury hotel bookings via Head for Points

I wanted to give our luxury hotel booking service another mention today.  Since I launched this service 20 months ago with Emyr Thomas of Bon Vivant, the feedback from Head for Points readers has been excellent. Over £820,000-worth of rooms have been booked so far. Here […]

Some interesting facts from my tour of KLM’s engine overhaul workshop

On Monday I got a tour of KLM Engine Services at Amsterdam Schiphol. Most of you will know that the most expensive part of a new aircraft is the engines.  What you might not know is the huge cost involved in maintaining them. KLM, like […]

Should you dump your free BA Amex for the Amex Rewards Credit Card? Possibly.

Yes, you read that right.  If you have the free British Airways American Express card, I think it is worth thinking about dropping it for the little-known American Express Rewards Credit Card (“ARCC”). We don’t cover the ARCC card much on Head for Points so […]

Why crediting Hertz rentals to IHG Rewards Club is surprisingly attractive

On Monday I told you about the exclusive tie-up that Hertz was about to announce with the SkyTeam airline alliance – see here. There is no news at the moment about whether your SkyTeam elite status can be turned into Hertz Gold Plus Rewards status.  […]

ARCC: a way to keep your Amex MR points alive when cancelling Gold or Platinum

One of the downsides of cancelling an American Express Preferred Rewards Gold or Platinum charge card is that you are required to empty out your Membership Rewards points account. The Preferred Rewards Gold credit card is free in year 1 and comes with a sign-up […]

Bits: 80 tier points for £160 on BA to Barcelona, airport fire fighter training, new hidden disability rules

News in brief: Attractive British Airways Gatwick to Barcelona fare for 80 tier points Iberia is currently selling return Business Class flights on BA from London Gatwick to Barcelona for just €182 (£160) return. You will be on a British Airways flight but with an […]

British Airways increasing RFS fees on short-haul African routes (+ list of where BA flies)

You may not know that there is a franchised short-haul British Airways network in South Africa and the surrounding region, run by Comair. Today I wanted to look at how to redeem Avios for British Airways / Comair in South Africa and highlight a forthcoming […]

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