Virgin Atlantic Sale

BA STRIKE 2019: British Airways pilots strike confirmed for three days in September

IMPORTANT: BA has sent a lot of cancellation emails in error!  Look at Manage My Booking.  Unless your flight is marked as cancelled, you should assume it is operating. Pilot unit BALPA has announced strike dates for British Airways services in September. BALPA represents about […]

BA bits: 100 today, the farce over non-cancelled ‘cancelled’ strike flights, get 20% off BA kids backpack

Today, Sunday 25th, is British Airways official 100th birthday. If you are flying today, you can expect bunting at check-in desks and Hotel Chocolat giveaways for short-haul passengers. Children travelling through Heathrow and Gatwick today can also pick up a free BA backpack – see […]

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. After a few quiet weeks the next two weeks see […]

IHG Sale

Get 20%-30% bonus when you buy Etihad Guest miles – and don’t forget our great Etihad competition!

Etihad Guest is current running a bonus when you buy Etihad Guest miles, but it is ending soon. For once, the bonus is not staggered.  As long as you buy at least 6,000 miles, you will receive the full 20% bonus. Some status members get […]

Virgin Atlantic sale: Upper Class to Mumbai £1878, Tel Aviv £999 plus 10% off flight + hotel bookings

As you may have noticed from the big ads on the HFP desktop site, Virgin Atlantic has launched another sale. Full details are on this page, which lets you filter destinations by cabin. Looking at the Upper Class fares, most of the best deals appear […]

(DEAD AGAIN?) WORKING AGAIN!: Get 7,500 Hilton Honors points across your next two stays

EDIT:  Unbelievably, as of 7am the link appears to be malfunctioning and – for the 2nd time – Hilton may have closed it down overnight!  Sorry for the inconvenience. It was all good at 10pm last night when I posted this as the earliest comments […]

Bits: £1 Avios domestic redemptions are back, extra Avios seats to St Lucia, more Marriott Moments O2 concerts

News in brief: British Airways ‘£1 taxes’ domestic Avios redemptions are back We have some some news for you if you have been keeping abreast of all the British Airways redemption trials. If you recall, we reported last month that it was now possible to […]

Big changes to the Capital On Tap SME payment cards – no more Avios from HMRC payments

Some important changes have been announced to the Capital On Tap Mastercard payment cards, which allow small businesses to indirectly earn Avios via a small business Mastercard. The Capital On Tap cards have been very popular with HFP readers who own their own businesses.  As well […]

BA strike dates known? The pilot strike may be on – flights pulled from sale in September

EDIT:  You should ignore this article.  The official British Airways strike dates have now been announced and can be found here. With many thanks to Flyertalk posters who have been digging around on ba.com this evening. It is possible that British Airways has been given […]

REGISTER NOW: IHG launches its new Accelerate promotion for September to December

IHG Rewards Club, the loyalty scheme covering InterContinental, Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza etc, has launched its new Autumn promotion. It is another version of the long-running Accelerate offer, and for the second time in a row it is called “Make Every Stay Count”. You can […]

Bits: great Qatar Airways deals …. from Izmir!, Luton Airport getting an express train, IHG buy points last call

News in brief: Qatar Airways Business Class deals …. from Izmir! If you’ve been waiting for a cracking Qatar Airways deal to Asia or Australasia, it’s your lucky day …. possibly.  This offer comes with a few messy tweaks, to put it midly. These fares […]

Flying Virgin Atlantic Upper Class …. whilst pregnant

This is my review of Virgin Atlantic Upper Class …. whilst pregnant. Yes, we’ve done lots of flight reviews on Head for Points – I’ve written quite a few of them myself – but this is a first for us. I would say I’m an […]

What is the best hotel scheme? – Radisson Rewards – The Facts

This is the fifth of our overview series of the main hotel loyalty schemes. Each scheme will be covered over two articles.  One will list the facts of the scheme, basically, “How does Radisson Rewards work?”, whilst the other will be my subjective view of […]

Redeem your points for O2 concerts, Ashes cricket hospitality, Aston Martin test drives …. and Disney on Ice

Both Marriott Bonvoy and Hilton Honors have added a variety of new experiences for the coming months that you can now book or bid for with your hotel points. If you never want to see the inside of a hotel room ever again and can’t […]

What is the best hotel scheme? – Marriott Bonvoy – The Opinion

In my previous article, I outlined ‘the facts’ of the Marriott Bonvoy loyalty scheme. This article is my personal opinion, highlighting areas where I think you might want to focus. The 10-second summary: Strong points – big global network, decent benefits for Platinum and Titanium […]

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