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Why you shouldn’t be concerned about booking with Flybe

I was going to write an article about a good new Avios promotion that Flybe is about to launch, and about what I learned about their frequent flyer plans when I met their new ‘Head of Loyalty’ recently. I have decided to push that story […]

Flybe launches a ‘double Avios’ promo – and learn about their new loyalty strategy

Flybe is launching a new ‘double Avios’ Black Friday promotion today.  I sat down to discuss it with Flybe’s new Head of Loyalty, Oliver Ross, last week – I know Oliver from his previous role at Avios – and he also shared some ideas about […]

Review of the BA Galleries Club South lounge at London Heathrow Terminal 5

This is our review of the British Airways Galleries Club South lounge at London Heathrow Terminal 5. Regular readers may remember that we called upon a friend of ours called Jamie earlier in the year when we needed someone to travel to New York for […]

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. There aren’t too many over exciting offers that end within […]

The old British Airways Helicopters fleet is still alive and well!

This article was written by Rhys who is working at HFP for a few weeks until Christmas, primarily helping out with specific projects such as the Christmas party.  Welcome Rhys! Some of our readers may be old enough to remember British Airways Helicopters and the […]

STILL RUNNING: Get 18,000 Avios for £142 – but with a catch

It is a good few months since I last talked about this deal so – as it is still running until 31st December – I thought I would look at it again today for the benefit of new readers. AerClub, the new Aer Lingus Avios-based frequent […]

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Get up to 20,000 Virgin Flying Club Miles with Virgin Money life insurance

Virgin Money has launched a new bonus miles offer with its life insurance policies. Until 31st January 2019 Virgin Atlantic Flying Club members who take out a life insurance policy can receive up to 20,000 Flying Club miles. The amount of Flying Club miles you […]

Bits: China Southern joining oneworld?, Amex’s London lounge returns, Eurostar St Pancras lounge update

News in brief: China Southern to leave SkyTeam – and rumoured to be joining oneworld China Southern announced yesterday that it is leaving the SkyTeam airline alliance.  It will not renew its existing contract on 1st January and the airline will slowly unwind its position […]

TODAY ONLY: Win a return luxury London airport transfer with REAL Transfers

Thanks to luxury transfer company REAL Transfers, we are running a special giveaway today. Between now and midnight, you can win a return Mercedes E-Class transfer from anywhere inside the M25 to Heathrow or Gatwick or £100 credit if you live outside the M25. The […]

Bits: BA sets the lawyers on data breach complainants, have you spent your 90,000 Iberia Avios?, Flying Blue flash sale

News in brief: British Airways sending legal letters to data breach complainants A Head for Points reader sent me an interesting letter he had received after writing to British Airways to request compensation for the recent data breach. Instead of responding directly, British Airways passed […]

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (15): Virgin Atlantic Reward Plus Mastercard

This is my review of the Virgin Atlantic Reward+ Mastercard credit card. It is the FINAL (yeah!) part of my series of articles looking at the major UK loyalty credit cards and discussing whether or not they are worth applying for. These articles will be […]

British Airways has released more than 50,000 extra Avios seats in Club World!

British Airways has launched a special Avios promotion on Wednesday, adding more than 50,000 extra reward seats in its Club World cabin. Until 2nd December there will be increased Avios business class availability on a number of BA’s long-haul routes.  The extra seats are available for […]

Bits: Flybe launches London City to Newcastle, do a tandem skydive with Hilton, IHG removes promo points cap

News in brief: Flybe launches London City to Newcastle Flybe, via its franchise partner Eastern Airways, has announced a new route from Newcastle to London City Airport. Starting on 7th January, flights will leave Newcastle at 08.05 and 17.50, with return services from London City […]

Bits: Hilton Asia flash sale, free Ritz-Carlton Doha stay with Qatar Airways, £100 off £500 United spend with Amex

News in brief: Hilton launches a South East Asia flash sale Hilton is running an Asia / India / Maldives flash sale until Monday 19th November.  See here for details. It includes hotels such as the Millennium Hilton Bangkok pictured below.  You might also want […]

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (14): Virgin Atlantic Reward Mastercard

This is my review of the Virgin Atlantic Reward Mastercard credit card. It is part of my series of articles looking at the major UK loyalty credit cards and discussing whether or not they are worth applying for. These articles will be linked to the […]

Bits: Expedia drops Nectar, two new ‘buy Avios’ deals from 0.84p, Virgin gains a Heathrow slot from Cobalt

News in brief: Expedia drops Nectar as an earning and spending partner Expedia and Nectar have announced that they are ending their partnership on 15th December. At present, you can earn Nectar points on all Expedia bookings at the following rates: Package bookings: 1,000 Nectar points Hotel-only […]

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