Maximise your Avios, air miles and hotel points

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Get £20 for free when you load £50 on a Moneycorp prepaid MasterCard

There seems to be a secret 20% bonus on Tesco Clubcard transfers to Virgin!

LAST DAY: 2,400 Avios for £60 LEGO spend, plus other active Tesco bonus deals

Bits: Which? magazine writes about HFP readers, the BA Amex Premium card lives!

Paying tax this weekend? Remember credit card fees have been slashed!

LAST CHANCE to transfer TopCashback money into Tesco Clubcard and onto Avios

VERY interesting – Accor/Hertz status match AND 1000 Marriott or IHG points for everyone!

New 4-day BA Holidays promo – NYC from £1,199 Club World including hotel!

London City Airport expansion approved

No Tesco / Avios conversion bonus … but a competition instead

Bits: double Avios with LOVEtheatre, Atlantis The Palm Avios promo, double SPG points at Tribute

Hailo taken over by mytaxi – so claim your 1,000 Avios whilst you can!

How I maximised the value of an IHG reward night, including free lounge access

What is the best credit card for foreign spend when someone else is paying?

Bits: BA schedule changes for Winter, free Etihad Gold with a £500,000 deposit!

BOOKABLE NOW: New IHG PointBreaks list of 135 x 5,000 point hotels, including Paris

Bits: Groupon / Priority Pass deal, Finnair formalises A350 on Heathrow to Helsinki

(Now fixed) Tesco glitch – 3,600 Avios or 3,750 Virgin miles for £60 LEGO spend!

My review of Virgin Upper Class on the new Boeing 787-9 (part 1)

My review of Virgin Upper Class on the new Boeing 787-9 (part 2)

Singapore Airlines launches Manchester – Houston and Manchester – Singapore

Holiday Tips 4 – earning Avios and other airline miles from car rentals

‘Kids Fly Free’ on BA until November to/from Leeds, Newcastle, Inverness and Belfast

British Airways announces its in-flight service cuts for August!

Holiday Tips 3 – earning miles when ordering foreign currency

Hilton tightens up on its Gold and Diamond status match

VERY generous Avios promo from Accor (at least 9 Avios per £1!) – and why you should credit to Iberia

Holiday Tips 2 – the best ways of earning miles with your credit card abroad

Heading to Dubai or Abu Dhabi? Get discounts at Jumeirah properties with isme

Avios withdraws the Lloyds Premier Avios credit card

25% off Avios redemptions to the Middle East – but NOT with a BA Amex 241 voucher

Bits: Etihad sale (Abu Dhabi A380 from £1179), please Like our Facebook articles!

Holiday Tips 1 – how to earn Avios and get the best deals on Heathrow Airport car parking

Are ‘Your Rate’ and cheap breakfasts undermining the InterContinental Ambassador free night voucher?

Bits: £10 cashback at Manchester Airport, double PartnerPlusBenefit points, Dinner In The Sky

Why Hotels.com Rewards may be better for you than hotel loyalty schemes

Random thoughts: T5 Fast Track, Zipcar by the mile, why I’m moving to Paris for 5 days!

Bits: Dublin Airport opens US preclearance lounge (with photos), South African Airways sale

Why you should NEVER book Avios flights on Iberia via the ba.com site

My review of the Park Hyatt Hamburg hotel

LAST DAY: up to 100% bonus when you buy IHG Rewards Club points

My review of the Virgin Clubhouse at London Heathrow Terminal 3 (part 1)

My review of the Virgin Clubhouse at London Heathrow Terminal 3 (part 2)

Bits: LAST DAY for 480 Avios on £8 HP ink cartridges, Virgin places big A350-1000 order

Which is the most generous hotel programme for earning Avios points?

Bits: double Avios at Gate 365 this weekend, 80% bonus when you buy Hilton points

Bits: Starwood / Marriott vs Hilton for luxury, Good To Go – insurance for 65+ and ill travellers

Bits: Lloyds credit card referral madness, possible 5000 free Avios, Amex FX promo

My review of the InterContinental New York Barclay hotel

Bits: Qatar buys 10% LATAM & 49% Meridiana, BA cuts Rio flights, SPG Moments deal TODAY

Biggest bonus yet – now 13,200 Avios for an Economist subscription (as low as 0.82p per Avios)

Iberia Plus Kids …. another way of earning Avios when your children fly

Accor completes acquisition of Fairmont, Swissotel and Raffles – what next for Le Club?

My review of the Hotel des Indes, The Hague, Presidential Suite!

Bits: mystery Supercard charges, LAN Madrid to Frankfurt deal back, Luxury Travel Diary deals

REMINDER: HFP EXCLUSIVE – double IHG Rewards Club base points on ALL of your bookings!

How to avoid paying for your BA flight until 5 weeks before departure!

Bits: OT: Amazon Prime Day TODAY, Qatar Airways files record profits

Accor Happy Mondays – the best last-minute hotel deal in the UK – now bookable two weeks in advance

My review of the British Airways Concorde Room at New York JFK

Last chance to book in the British Airways sale – summary of the best bargains

Bits: 10% BA Diamond Club discount is back!, 30% off in the Accor Summer Sale

EXCLUSIVE: New Terminal 5 Priority Pass landside lounge now open!

Agoda launches PointsMAX – a Kaligo-style miles earning booking site

Bits: temporary Gatwick Express timetable, Hyatt category changes, Park Inn sale

502 Virgin miles for £1.50!

The best Avios collection tip I’ve had from a reader this week ….!

It’s back – buy up to 100,000 cheap Avios, from 0.82p, via Groupon!

Bits: BA Gatwick schedule changes, Virgin sale, Starwood’s new ‘Member Exclusive Rates’

My review of the new Hilton Tallinn Park – Part 1

My review of the new Hilton Tallinn Park – Part 2

508 Virgin Flying Club miles for £4! THURSDAY ONLY

My review of the British Airways arrivals lounge in Heathrow Terminal 5

Bits: you may get £400 from MasterCard!, BA’s refusal to check through bags begins to bite

How to use Avios points to get to Tallinn, Estonia

Bits: 480 Avios with £8 HP ink, the best BA email yet, Zipcar sign-up bonus

Why airberlin status is, thanks to Etihad, arguably the most valuable in oneworld

Sale time – Etihad business class, Virgin West Coast and a rare SWISS First Class offer

The IHG credit cards are back – and with a sign-up bonus (Part 1)

The IHG credit cards are back – and with a sign-up bonus (Part 2)

Lesson learned – how I saved myself a £261 fine for no-showing on an IHG reward night

What is the best Visa or MasterCard travel loyalty credit card?

Addison Lee buys Tristar – and £10-£20 off your first Addison Lee app bookings

Boosting your Amex spend by using Paypal for online shopping

Bits: LAST DAY for 2400 Avios with £100 Tesco Wine, BA Winter schedule changes, free Pret coffee at Gatwick

Win one of many, many prizes by sharing your Heathrow story

25% bonus on point transfers into Etihad Guest – but with a catch this year

30% off UK and European Hiltons for public sector workers

Summer sales round-up – Air New Zealand, Millennium Hotels, Europcar – plus £5 Amex Gett cash

StatusMatcher – what match can you get from your existing airline and hotel cards?

Extra £100 off BA Holidays as Brexit bites – plus short haul BA sale deals

My review of Business Premier on the brand new Eurostar e320 trains (Part 1)

My review of Business Premier on the brand new Eurostar e320 trains (Part 2)