Get 2,000 Avios with a new British Airways wine deal from Laithwaites

If you’ve been reading Head for Points for a while you’ll know that points-earning wine deals seem to be very popular with readers, for some odd reason ….. With Virgin Wines teaming up with Virgin Atlantic and British Airways’ long-standing partnership with Laithwaites, it was often […]

Bits: see Man Utd in Cardiff with Bonvoy, £125 off Virgin Atlantic to Mumbai, 50% bonus buying Radisson Rewards

News in brief: See Manchester United and AC Milan in Cardiff with Marriott Bonvoy Marriott Bonvoy has made 10 football hospitality packages available for points on its ‘Moments’ experiences page. The tickets are for the International Champions Cup game between Manchester United v AC Milan […]

Millennium & Copthorne Hotels tweaks the My Millennium loyalty scheme

Millennium & Copthorne is a hotel chain with a presence across the UK, Asia, North America and New Zealand.   It relaunched its loyalty scheme as My Millennium in 2016 and has recently streamlined the scheme considerably. As many HFP readers may find themselves in […]

More Avios £1 quirks – cancellation fees for ALL short-haul tickets now appear capped at £1

Apologies for the delay in getting today’s content up.  It seems the site was down for a while overnight, over the period when the articles go up.  Hopefully all back to normal tomorrow. BA’s new trial of ‘£1 taxes’ on short-haul Avios redemptions is the […]

Bits: big changes for BA’s first A350 route, book Manchester to Las Vegas for £1400 on BA/AA

News in brief: British Airways rejigs its A350 launch route British Airways announced a major change last night which will impact anyone hoping to catch the new A350 – and the new Club Suite – in action. The original plan was that Toronto would see […]

Is this the smallest Priority Pass airport lounge in the world?

Every so often we get an email from a reader about a highly unusual lounge, airline or travel-related experience.  This one is from Graeme, who was flying with LATAM on an Avios redemption from Iguazú Falls to Buenos Aires. (South America is, on the whole, […]

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Live in the regions? Your Avios have just been devalued (accidentally)

If you start your Avios redemptions outside London and require a connection, your points were devalued (accidentally) on Monday.  It just took us 48 hours to notice.  No-one else seems to have spotted this at all. The good news is that I think BA will […]

Zipcar Flex rolls out further – join for free and drive to or from Heathrow T5 for £17

Most readers, at least London-based ones, will know Zipcar as a ‘pound per hour’ car hire group.  They have a few hundred cars scattered across Central London and you can book them by the half-hour via their app. If you live in the right area […]

Bits: NEW – use Priority Pass and Lounge Club for Luton’s Clubrooms, Wizz launches St Petersburg, Curve raises $55m

News in brief: Luton Airport Clubrooms joins Priority Pass You may be familiar with the luxury ‘Clubrooms’ airport lounge brand thanks to their presence at other airports –a reader reviewed one recently at Birmingham Airport. The Clubrooms are owned and operated by lounge group No […]

Get 2,000 Avios with ANY hotel booking, however cheap, via our current Kaligo.com offer

Between 1st and 31st July we are running an exclusive promotion with hotel booking site Kaligo.com, the booking site which awards Avios points with every hotel you book. If you spend over £700 on hotels at Kaligo.com before midnight on 31st July, across one or […]

It’s back – earn Marriott points flying Emirates and get Emirates status benefits at Marriott hotels!

Marriott Bonvoy and Emirates Skywards have relaunched ‘Your World Rewards’, the old Starwood scheme which allowed you to double dip with Emirates Skywards miles and Marriott Bonvoy points! The scheme was suspended to new sign-ups following the merger of Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest, […]

BA cuts Avios taxes to £1 in the UK and Europe – but it isn’t as good as it sounds

It’s back.  Following a short trial in April, British Airways is rolling out ‘£1 taxes’ Avios redemptions on ALL UK and European routes for a trial period. Instead of paying £35 (Euro Traveller) or £50 (Club Europe) in taxes and charges on return short haul […]

Visit the free “BA2119 – Flight of the Future” exhibition at Saatchi Gallery

As part of its 100th birthday celebrations, British Airways is running a special event in August at the Saatchi Gallery in London. To quote: What will aviation look like in 20 years, 40 years, 60 years and beyond? Through in-depth research, and in partnership with […]

Bits: win a BA Holiday in Durban, new Holiday Inn in Bournemouth, Milan Linate closing for three months

News in brief: Win a 5-star holiday to Durban British Airways is running a competition with Absolute Radio this week to promote the new route to Durban. The winner receives two economy flights to Durban.  This is admittedly not the ideal prize for HFP readers, […]

More Amazon Prime Day offers – £8 bonus on an £80 gift card, and £10 voucher for an Audible free trial

EDIT:  Amazon seems to have pulled the £10 Audible voucher offer early.  The top-up deal is still running. Apologies for dropping in two additional non-travel deals today, but I know these Amazon deals are popular with readers.  We also make a small cut on sales […]

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