Archives for February 2015

My review of the Etihad A380 Business Studio (part 1)

This is a continuation of my Abu Dhabi review series.  Other articles in this series cover the Hilton London Heathrow Terminal 4 hotel, the Etihad lounge in Heathrow Terminal 4, the Jumeirah At Etihad Towers hotel in Abu Dhabi, the Etihad Premium Lounge in Abu […]

Important dates for your diary

Here is the latest edition of our new fortnightly Saturday feature which summarises offers which are ending soon. It pulls together the different deals mentioned on our Avios Promos, Hotel Promos, Credit Card Updates and regular article pages. Saturday 28 February (TODAY!) Win 15,000 Starwood Preferred […]

Tesco deals: 360 Avios with a CD, 2400 Avios for £60 Lego spend, 1200 Avios with pink iPod!

Love Clubcard, don’t collect Avios?  You should be reading our sister site, Shopper Points (, which covers the latest Clubcard and Nectar offers without any distracting frequent flyer talk!  Why not check it out now? Last week I highlighted a pre-order offer on the new […]

British Airways launches new Club World sale – includes £900 ex-Dublin deals!

British Airways has launched a Premium Leisure sale focussing on Club Europe, Club World and First.  On many routes you can book until 9th February 2016 so you could potentially secure your Easter, Summer, October half term and Christmas holidays now! If you know where […]

In London? Win 15,000 Starwood points (worth £225 or 15,000 Avios) and a free Uber ride TOMORROW

From January 2018, please use our new Uber sign-up code HEADFORPOINTSUK. This gets you a 50% discount on your first ride, up to £10. This is more generous than the current refer-a-friend offer of £3 off your first ride. Yesterday I outlined the new partnership […]

Bits: Etihad sale, win Qatar flights, a better Avis deal, 20% off Flybe TODAY

Here are four ‘bits and pieces’ stories as there is a lot going on this week and I am struggling to keep up! Decent Etihad business class sale – and double miles in all classes My A380 Business Studio Etihad flight report starts tomorrow.  If it makes […]

Etihad will match your airline Gold card, including BA, to Etihad Gold

Abu Dhabi based Etihad has brought back its Gold status match. This allows you to get an Etihad Gold card in return for proof of your Gold status with British Airways or any other major airline. Now, this being Etihad, the offer has a few […]

Virgin East Coast is the BEST Nectar redemption from Sunday @ 0.75p per point!

It seems that some of the pressure put on Virgin East Coast to save East Coast Rewards has paid off.  Virgin is not keeping East Coast Rewards, of course, but the transition is better than originally expected. On Sunday 1st March, the East Coast Trains […]

New – earn Starwood Preferred Guest points with every Uber ride!

From January 2018, please use our new Uber sign-up code HEADFORPOINTSUK. This gets you a 50% discount on your first ride, up to £10. This is more generous than the current refer-a-friend offer of £3 off your first ride. This one certainly came out of […]

TODAY ONLY: Win No.1 Traveller lounge passes, including a free glass of champagne!

Thanks to premium lounge operator No.1 Traveller, I am running a giveaway today which will last for just 18 hours. Between now and midnight, you can win two Champagne Experience gift vouchers to any No.1 Traveller lounge in their collection as well as a free […]

Book from 2pm-ish: Full list of 5,000 points IHG PointBreaks hotels below

In an article yesterday I shared a preview of the new list of IHG Rewards Club PointBreaks deals.  We now have the full list courtesy of IHG providing them to a handful of US frequent flyer sites. These rooms are a fantastic deal All of […]

Bits: Hilton Diamond bonus, currency converter, HFP in The Herald

Here are a couple of things which did not justify a full article: Did you get your Hilton Diamond appreciation bonus? If you have Diamond status in the Hilton HHonors programme, you may have received a special award from Hilton.  Many members have been given 100,000 […]

Free Qantas Gold (ie BA Silver) if you have any other Gold card …. with a catch

Australian airline Qantas is offering to match Gold cards issued by any other airline into the Gold level of its Qantas Frequent Flyer programme. Because Qantas is a member of the oneworld alliance, your Qantas Frequent Flyer Gold card will have the same benefits as a […]

Very good Accor promotion – €160 of credit or 8,000 Avios for three stays, however cheap

Accor hotels, which own Novotel / Ibis / Mercure / M Gallery / Sofitel / Pullman etc, has launched an exceptionally generous promotion. It sits just behind the current Club Carlson offer (£150 of points for three nights) for the most generous offer currently available.  You can […]

New list of hugely discounted IHG PointBreaks on Wednesday, sample below

Yesterday, IHG Rewards Club (the Holiday Inn, HI Express, Crowne Plaza, InterContinental etc group) released a sample of the new list of PointBreaks redemptions. Without question, PointBreaks are the most generous hotel redemption deal available. There will be 150 or so hotels on the full list […]