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Which airlines let you transfer miles INTO hotel loyalty programmes?

Almost all hotel loyalty programmes let you transfer you points into certain frequent flyer schemes.  What is far rarer is for a frequent flyer scheme to let you transfer your points INTO a hotel .....

Almost all hotel loyalty programmes let you transfer you points into certain frequent flyer schemes.  What is .....

by Rob Burgess

Earn 240 Avios or 250 Virgin miles with the new Noel Gallagher CD

Tesco promotions for bonus Clubcard points – and therefore bonus Avios points or Virgin miles – are very thin on the ground at the moment. It is a rather poor state of affairs .....

Tesco promotions for bonus Clubcard points – and therefore bonus Avios points or Virgin miles .....

by Rob Burgess

Review: the Hilton London Heathrow Terminal 4 hotel

This article is my review of the Hilton London Heathrow Terminal 4 hotel. This is the first part of my series on my recent trip to Abu Dhabi.  Other articles cover the Etihad lounge in Heathrow .....

This article is my review of the Hilton London Heathrow Terminal 4 hotel. This is the first part of my series .....

by Rob Burgess

British Airways launches flights out of Cambridge Airport!

There are some phrases you never expect to be writing and that is one of them.  However, confirmation arrived yesterday that British Airways franchisee SUN-AIR of Scandinavia is launching a .....

There are some phrases you never expect to be writing and that is one of them.  However, confirmation .....

by Rob Burgess

‘Thank You’ x 1 million

A little surprisingly, to put it mildly, Head for Points has just hit 1 million ‘unique visitors’ for the past 365 days: (The little dip last August is when I accidentally deleted the .....

A little surprisingly, to put it mildly, Head for Points has just hit 1 million ‘unique .....

by Rob Burgess

Bits: BA returns to Birmingham, £4.20 off a train ticket, new Hyatt status benefits

News in brief: British Airways to return to Birmingham According to press reports – although the flights are not timetabled yet – Sun-Air of Scandinavia, the small airline which operates .....

News in brief: British Airways to return to Birmingham According to press reports – although the flights .....

by Rob Burgess

Hilton lifetime status launched – how does it compare?

In December I told you that Hilton had been dropping hints that ‘Lifetime Diamond’ status would soon be available.  Hyatt, Marriott and Starwood already have lifetime status schemes .....

In December I told you that Hilton had been dropping hints that ‘Lifetime Diamond’ status would .....

by Rob Burgess

100 free Clubcard points (240 Avios, 250 Virgin miles) for your insurance renewal dates

Tesco has brought back its promotion offering bonus Tesco Clubcard points if you fill in a very short form telling them when your various insurance products were up for renewal. The number of points .....

Tesco has brought back its promotion offering bonus Tesco Clubcard points if you fill in a very short form .....

by Rob Burgess

Why British Airways On Business points are now worth a lot more

On Business is the British Airways loyalty scheme for small businesses (PartnerPlusBenefit is the Star Alliance equivalent if you are based in the UK and Ireland.) I wrote two long explanatory .....

On Business is the British Airways loyalty scheme for small businesses (PartnerPlusBenefit is the Star .....

by Rob Burgess

Bits: LA in PremEco for £1000, Hilton credit card free night, 40% off United miles

News in brief: Los Angeles in Premium Economy for £1,000 Air New Zealand is having a flash sale on flights to Los Angeles which ends TODAY.  They sell this route because they fly London Heathrow to .....

News in brief: Los Angeles in Premium Economy for £1,000 Air New Zealand is having a flash sale on flights to .....

by Rob Burgess

25% bonus when you convert hotel points to American Airlines

If you have an American Airlines AAdvantage account, or are looking for a home for a large pile of hotel loyalty points you feel you may never use, this promotion may be of interest. Until March 15th, .....

If you have an American Airlines AAdvantage account, or are looking for a home for a large pile of hotel .....

by Rob Burgess

How to earn 7+ Avios per £1 at Next, via Directory and in-store

For non-UK readers, Next is a hugely popular mid-market chain of clothing and homeware stores, possibly best known for the huge crowds which always attends its sales. If you spend at Next, there are .....

For non-UK readers, Next is a hugely popular mid-market chain of clothing and homeware stores, possibly best .....

by Rob Burgess

Get 50% off Emirates economy redemptions …. but still not great value

Emirates is currently running a ‘flash’ redemption sale.  You can save 50% on the usual number of Skywards miles required for a redemption in Economy in Saver class. Unfortunately, just .....

Emirates is currently running a ‘flash’ redemption sale.  You can save 50% on the usual number of .....

by Rob Burgess

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