Workaround found! How to trigger an online British Airways flight refund using Google Chrome

EDIT Monday 30th March – Some people are reporting today that this workaround is not working for them. If it does not work as described, it is probably not your fault! Our main article today is about BA’s unwillingness to let you claim an online […]

Rolls-Royce and Airbus support £500m Virgin Atlantic bail-out (FT)

Rolls-Royce and Airbus are pressuring the UK Government to back a bailout of Virgin Atlantic, according to a report in the Financial Times this afternoon. The transport secretary, Grant Shapps, has been told by both companies that Virgin Atlantic plays a key role both in […]

Should easyJet cancel its 107-strong £4.5bn Airbus order? Sir Stelios certainly thinks so.

On Monday easyJet grounded its entire fleet for two months amid a collapse in demand for air travel. What you may not have seen is the letter published by Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou to the non-executive directors of the airline, threatening to fire them one by […]

BA coronavirus updates: terminal and airport moves, catering cuts and cargo-only flights

There have been a few British Airways coronavirus developments in recent days which are worth mentioning.  We didn’t rush out an article at the time as very few of you are currently flying, but it is worth being up to speed with what is going […]

Get 18,000 Avios points with a subscription to The Economist (1.2p per point)

If you are running low on reading material whilst sat at home, British Airways and The Economist have brought back their special offer for taking out a subscription. As you can see at this link, you can earn up to 18,000 Avios with a new […]

The new HFP chat thread – Wednesday 1st April

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 […]

If you cancel Amex Platinum to save the fee, the Amex Rewards Credit Card will keep your MR points alive

The second biggest topic in my inbox at the moment, after airlines not refunding payments, is the cancellation of fee-charging American Express cards. Most of these relate to American Express Platinum.  This comes with a chunky £575 annual fee, but many HFP readers can make […]

Which good miles and points deals are ending today?

We have temporarily suspended our fortnightly ‘deals ending soon’ feature.  The majority of the deals were flight and hotel related and there isn’t much of that going on at the moment! We are keeping the list going in the background, and we’ll continue to let […]

Review: how is the InterContinental Porto hotel?

This is our review of the InterContinental Porto hotel. Readers with good memories (we’re talking 10th February here!) will remember a review of my £5 Ryanair flight to Porto.  I promised to do a review of the InterContinental Porto as well, but life got in […]

The new HFP chat thread – Tuesday 31st March

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 […]

How is British Airways Avios reward flight availability for late 2020 and early 2021?

Now that all British Airways 2-4-1 vouchers have been extended by 6 months (see our article here), you may be wondering what to do with it. Although it may seem a little early, now may be the time to consider travel for six to twelve […]

Hilton Honors extends its status match programme – keep your new status to March 2022

Hilton Honors has just rolled over its status match programme for another year. If you sign up and hit the qualifying requirements, you can guarantee Hilton Honors Gold or Hilton Honors Diamond status until March 2022! It still remains a good offer, in my view, […]

Is Flybe on its way back to the skies?!

If you thought the Flybe story was over, think again. The Telegraph reported on Sunday that EY, the administrator of Flybe, had opened talks with the Government over the nationalisation of the airline. This story was denied by EY.  According to a statement given to […]

The new HFP chat thread – Monday 30th March

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 […]

Clubcard and Nectar news: 6000 Avios from pet insurance, Booker deal, Oxfam dropped, changed Clubcard points earning

We decided to pause our sister site, Shopper Points, at the end of 2019 due to the lack of relevant points-driven content coming out of Tesco Clubcard and Nectar.  We’ve kept the site intact and we’ll bring it back if there is a sustained pick […]

What British Airways long-haul flights are scheduled for April?

If you think that there are no British Airways long-haul flights currently available to book, think again.  There is a surprising amount still scheduled to operate during April. Even if you have no intention of travelling – or if the country won’t let you in! […]

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