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Review: the Aloft London Excel hotel, by City Airport

This is my review of the Aloft London Excel hotel at the Excel centre in East London. The Aloft website is here if you want to find out more. When Starwood invited me to try out the SPG Suite at the .....

This is my review of the Aloft London Excel hotel at the Excel centre in East London. The Aloft website is .....

by Rob Burgess14 comments

£10 Heathrow Express tickets available again next Saturday

You may remember that, over Easter, Heathrow Express experimented with offering £10 one-way tickets. They are repeating the deal next Saturday, April 25th. As long as you buy your ticket at a ticket .....

You may remember that, over Easter, Heathrow Express experimented with offering £10 one-way tickets. They are .....

by Rob Burgess7 comments

New British Airways developments unveiled at the Gold Guest List lunch

One of the participants at the Gold Guest List lunch in London last week, held for British Airways most valued customers, sent me over a summary of the speech that was given.  It has some .....

One of the participants at the Gold Guest List lunch in London last week, held for British Airways most .....

by Rob Burgess84 comments

Earn Avios via Clubcard when buying tyres from blackcircles.com

A few years ago, Tesco launched a business called Tesco Tyres.  This has now been closed down, but the company which ran it – Scottish group blackcircles.com – continues to offer Clubcard .....

A few years ago, Tesco launched a business called Tesco Tyres.  This has now been closed down, but the .....

by Rob Burgess9 comments

Reminder: quick summary of the April 28th Avios changes

There are only nine days to go to book your flights before the big Avios devaluation kicks in. I wrote a series of ten articles starting here which explain, in worrying levels of detail, exactly what .....

There are only nine days to go to book your flights before the big Avios devaluation kicks in. I wrote a .....

by Rob Burgess62 comments

Hostelling drags itself into the 21st century with Generator

Strangely enough, hostelling is not something that I usually cover on Head for Points.  That didn’t stop a PR company sending me a pile of information on Generator Hostels.  To be honest, it .....

Strangely enough, hostelling is not something that I usually cover on Head for Points.  That didn’t .....

by Rob Burgess35 comments

Which hotel chains let me collect Avios points?

It is time for my annual update of the full list of hotel chains which let you collect Avios points when you stay. I ran a sister article to this in January which listed hotel chains which do NOT .....

It is time for my annual update of the full list of hotel chains which let you collect Avios points when you .....

by Rob Burgess4 comments

The Gourmet Society launches an airport lounge product

Dining discount group The Gourmet Society – which offers discounts on meals in thousands of restaurants across the UK – has moved into the airport lounge business. Through a link with a .....

Dining discount group The Gourmet Society – which offers discounts on meals in thousands of restaurants .....

by Rob Burgess4 comments

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