HFP EXCLUSIVE: Get an extra Hotels.com Rewards free night credit on your next stay

Starting today, Hotels.com is once again offering Head for Points readers an exclusive promotion code to help boost your Hotels.com Rewards account. And, unlike many Hotels.com promotions, this one is valid on virtually every property on their site – including all branded hotels. When you make a […]

Marriott Bonvoy announces a Manchester United partnership – bid for amazing experiences at Old Trafford

Here is one I didn’t see coming.  Marriott Bonvoy, the loyalty scheme for Marriott, Sheraton, Westin, W, St Regis, Renaissance, The Ritz-Carlton etc, has just announced a new partnership with Manchester United. Etihad is, of course, the core sponsor of Manchester City.  In London, Emirates […]

Generous £75 off £250 Hilton spend with new Amex deal – plus an Amex offers round-up

One of the most popular American Express cashback deals has returned.  And this one is surprisingly generous. If you have a look at the ‘Offers’ section on ALL of your Amex online statement pages, you might see a new Hilton offer available for registration. You […]

Bits: ‘3 for 2’ on InterCon Club rooms, new Hilton Asia-Pacific sale, Mandarin Oriental Dubai opens

News in brief: InterContinental offering ‘3 for 2’ on rooms with lounge access InterContinental has launched an interesting ‘3 for 2’ deal covering rooms and suites which come with club lounge / executive floor access.  Click here to find out more. It does not cover […]

LAST DAY: Win two flights to New York – on the airline YOU love the most!

Today is the last day to enter our New York competition! You have until midnight tonight to be in for the chance to win two economy class flights between London and New York. We added a romantic twist to this competition. We launched it on […]

Review of the new Emirates First Class suite on a Boeing 777-300ER! (Part 1)

This is my review of the Emirates First Class suite on a Boeing 777-300ER. The review will run over three articles on different days.  Today I want to look at the background to the trip and how I managed to book it. There was, at […]

Bits: BA launches its BOAC 747, Osaka deal, £100 Emirates / Amex credit, 20% bonus buying Etihad miles

News in brief: BA’s repainted BOAC Boeing 747 takes off British Airways launched its first repainted aircraft yesterday, one of a handful of classic liveries that will be applied to selected planes this year as part of BA’s 100th birthday celebrations. It uses the livery […]

World of Hyatt launches a new points promo – but also a lot of category changes

Hyatt giveth and Hyatt taketh away.  The launch of a decent World of Hyatt points promotion last week came on the heels of Hyatt’s annual category changes. That said …. the list of category changes is genuinely neutral for once.  There are reductions at good […]

What do you do when BA suspects you of selling Avios and closes your account?

Like virtually all other frequent flyer schemes, British Airways Executive Club lets you issue tickets for other people using your Avios. Unless you are in a BA Household Account, there are no restrictions on this.  Some airlines take a harder line – Singapore Airlines, for […]

Bits: I try London City’s First Class Lounge, Pullman Berlin, enter our New York competition

News in brief: I finally try London City’s First Class Lounge You may not know that London City Airport has two lounges tucked away in the private jet terminal (‘Jet Centre’) next door.  The Business Class Lounge costs £35 and is a standard airport lounge experience, […]

Don’t book a hotel on Sunday, because we have a special deal on Monday!

If you were planning on booking any hotel stays today for 2+ nights, then don’t! I wanted to give you advance warning that we are running an EXCLUSIVE special offer tomorrow.  It will be valid for stays until 4th September. Visit Head for Points on […]

My review of the Emirates First Class lounge (Concourse B) at Dubai International Airport

The article you really want to see – my review of Emirates First Class in the new private suites on the Boeing 777-300ER fleet – is on the way in a couple of days. Before that, however, I need to run through my disappointing visit […]

10 DAYS LEFT: Get 10,000 to 25,000 sign-up miles with the Virgin Atlantic credit cards!

Virgin Atlantic is currently running an impressive special offer for its new Virgin Money-issued Reward and Reward+ credit cards.  You have another 10 days to take advantage. For a limited period: you will earn an extra 5,000 miles (10,000 miles in total) on the FREE Virgin […]

flybmi goes into receivership, all flights cancelled – why did it happen?

flybmi (not to be confused with Flybe) went into administration on Saturday evening. All flights were cancelled with immediate effect. This is the official statement published on their website: British Midland Regional Limited, the East Midlands-based airline which operates as flybmi, has today announced that […]

Bits: sneak peak of BA’s 747 in BOAC colours, Hilton launches ‘Points Explorer’, £100 off Virgin Upper Class to NYC

News in brief: A sneak peak of BA’s repainted Boeing 747 As we covered recently, British Airways is repainting a series of aircraft in historic liveries as part of its 100th birthday celebrations. The first, a Boeing 747 in BOAC livery, will be unveiled on […]

Review of Air France business class on a Boeing 777-300ER – redeemable soon with Virgin miles (Part 1)

This is my review of Air France business class, flying a Boeing 777-300ER from Paris to Dubai. As regular Head for Points readers will know, Air France and KLM will become Virgin Flying Club partners during 2019.  I thought it was worth giving Air France […]

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