Maximise your Avios, air miles and hotel points

PhD Avios: Which is the best way to collect Avios when buying petrol?

If anyone ever tells you that they know a lot about Avios, ask them how you should maximise your Avios earning when buying petrol. It is such a painfully complex calculation that most people will .....

If anyone ever tells you that they know a lot about Avios, ask them how you should maximise your Avios earning .....

by Rob Burgess47 comments

American Express removes the minimum income requirement from its cards

I had advance notice on Tuesday that American Express was about to make changes to the minimum income requirements to apply for its cards. To be honest, I assumed that they were going to go up. .....

I had advance notice on Tuesday that American Express was about to make changes to the minimum income .....

by Rob Burgess91 comments

100 free Heathrow Rewards points (=100 Avios) for downloading their app

Heathrow Airport has launched its very own Heathrow Airport Guide app aimed at helping you find your way to and around the airport and to maximise your use of its facilities. It is available for .....

Heathrow Airport has launched its very own Heathrow Airport Guide app aimed at helping you find your way to .....

by Rob Burgess34 comments

What should you do with your Curve card now?

(EDIT:  Curve has changed a lot since this article was published.  Please do not rely on the information here.  Instead, please click here to read our detailed 2020 Curve review, which includes a .....

(EDIT:  Curve has changed a lot since this article was published.  Please do not rely on the information .....

by Rob Burgess244 comments

Tesco to launch a £150 Premium credit card

If two sightings of something are enough to be called a trend, we have a new trend in loyalty credit cards – the premium-priced Visa or Mastercard. Last week I broke the news about the HSBC .....

If two sightings of something are enough to be called a trend, we have a new trend in loyalty credit cards .....

by Rob Burgess32 comments

Bits: Starbucks / Amex offer, 10% off Emirates via HSBC

News in brief: Starbucks cashback offer with American Express Over at Shopper Points today are details of a Starbucks / American Express cashback offer. I am delighted to say that the rules are so .....

News in brief: Starbucks cashback offer with American Express Over at Shopper Points today are details of a .....

by Rob Burgess36 comments

Curve card ‘pauses’ Amex functionality

(EDIT:  Curve has changed a lot since this article was published.  Please do not rely on the information here.  Instead, please click here to read our detailed 2020 Curve review, which includes a .....

(EDIT:  Curve has changed a lot since this article was published.  Please do not rely on the information .....

by Rob Burgess437 comments

Heading to New York? I’ve found an IHG Rewards Club bargain

There will be a blitz of New York coverage on Head for Points over the next two months.  Both Anika and myself will be out there on separate trips, and we hope to cover Virgin’s Boeing 787 .....

There will be a blitz of New York coverage on Head for Points over the next two months.  Both Anika and .....

by Rob Burgess18 comments

Accor UK hotel deals for the Bank Holiday

Accor’s ‘Happy Mondays’ is the most generous hotel promotion available for last minute weekend rooms in the UK.  If you find yourself in need of a hotel room for the following .....

Accor’s ‘Happy Mondays’ is the most generous hotel promotion available for last minute .....

by Rob Burgess36 comments

Earn up to 50,000 miles with two transatlantic BA or AA flights this Summer

There are a very confusing number of promotions currently available for anyone planning on flying across the Atlantic on a oneworld airline, including British Airways. The crux of the problem is this .....

There are a very confusing number of promotions currently available for anyone planning on flying across the .....

by Rob Burgess18 comments

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