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How Rick used his Avios for a round-the-world trip before devaluation

Practical ‘how I used my miles’ stories seem to be popular with HfP readers, so when reader Rick sent an email to show me a complex trip he had booked, I asked if I could run it as an .....

Practical ‘how I used my miles’ stories seem to be popular with HfP readers, so when reader Rick .....

by Rob Burgess48 comments

BA American Express bonuses increased to 9,000 & 25,000 Avios

As of last Friday, American Express has increased the sign-up bonuses on the two British Airways American Express cards. The Premium Plus version, with the £150 annual fee, now offers 25,000 Avios .....

As of last Friday, American Express has increased the sign-up bonuses on the two British Airways American .....

by Rob Burgess48 comments

Important dates for your diary (April 2015)

Here is the latest edition of our regular feature which summarises offers that are ending soon. It pulls together the different deals mentioned on our Top Avios Points Earning Offers, Top Hotel Bonus .....

Here is the latest edition of our regular feature which summarises offers that are ending soon. It pulls .....

by Rob Burgess25 comments

List of IHG hotels changing category is released

Late last night, IHG Rewards Club released a list of the hotels which will be changing reward categories on May 1st. You download the list as a PDF here. A lot of this was already predicted because it .....

Late last night, IHG Rewards Club released a list of the hotels which will be changing reward categories on .....

by Rob Burgess15 comments

A reminder of our Amazon, eBay and TopCashback affiliate links

Head for Points is partially funded through the commission we receive from readers who use the links to our affiliates. Our main non-travel affiliate partners – whose logos you will see on the site .....

Head for Points is partially funded through the commission we receive from readers who use the links to our .....

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1,000 free Avios in Iberia Plus if you have an Android phone

For the last couple of months, the taxi ordering app Hailo – which is now operating in Madrid and Barcelona – has been running a special promotion with Iberia Plus. If you download the .....

For the last couple of months, the taxi ordering app Hailo – which is now operating in Madrid and .....

by Rob Burgess79 comments

Introducing SPG Hot Escapes …. a weekly list of discounted hotel deals

There has been quite a bit of Starwood coverage on Head for Points over the last week or so.  One thing that came to mind during all this is that I have never written about SPG Hot Escapes, which is .....

There has been quite a bit of Starwood coverage on Head for Points over the last week or so.  One thing that .....

by Rob Burgess5 comments

Jumeirah Sirius announces a major revamp but without the key details

I cut back on my coverage of the Sirius loyalty programme run by Jumeirah Hotels when they stopped being a partner of the UK American Express Membership Rewards programme.  They do remain a .....

I cut back on my coverage of the Sirius loyalty programme run by Jumeirah Hotels when they stopped being a .....

by Rob Burgess15 comments

British Airways to charge £15-£18 for ‘enhanced’ World Traveller meals

Two weeks ago, a Head for Points reader sent me an odd market research survey he had received.  It wanted volunteers who were planning to fly certain BA long-haul routes this Summer because “BA .....

Two weeks ago, a Head for Points reader sent me an odd market research survey he had received.  It wanted .....

by Rob Burgess71 comments

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