Head for Points has promoted quite a few redspottedhanky.com promotions this year, all of which gave you free loyalty points that could be redeemed for money off your next train trip. This included Fantasy Golf and Fantasy Formula 1.
What you must remember – and what caught out some HFP readers last year – is that RSH loyalty points expire at the end of every year.
All points and e-vouchers created from loyalty points will be valid for one calendar year from 1st January – 31st December. If you do not collect and redeem your points or e-vouchers by the end of the calendar year they will not be carried forward to the following calendar year.
The good news is that you can redeem ANY amount of redspottedhanky points for e-vouchers towards train travel. There is no minimum and no maximum. Last year I had 1291 points in early December and it got me a £12.91 e-voucher.
The voucher will arrive in your RSH account within 24 hours and will have an expiry date of 2020 based on previous experience. Ignore what the rules say about e-vouchers expiring quickly – they don’t.
There is still the final round of points from the Fantasy Formula 1 competition due. I imagine that, like last year, these will be delayed until January in order to stop them expiring almost immediately.