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Here’s the full HFP index of articles for November 2016

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Here is a full list of the articles we published in November 2016.  Click through to read them in full:

Huge 18,700 Avios for ONE UK Avis rental – but does it make sense?

It’s back – buy up to 100,000 Avios, from 1.02p, via Groupon!

My review of the Great Western First Class lounge, Paddington Station

Win 100,000 Avios with Avis – simply fill in a form ….

LAST CALL: Get 10,000 Avios for opening an ISA with Nutmeg

My review of the fully restored art deco Sheraton Grand London Park Lane – Part 1

My review of the fully restored art deco Sheraton Grand London Park Lane – Part 2

EXCEPTIONAL DEAL: Heathrow to Melbourne, Business, £1084 return

Bits: Accor Autumn sale ending, Etihad credit card bonus extended, blow drys at T5

Bits: £199 to LA with Air New Zealand, Iberia offers, Dragonair becomes Cathay Dragon

Bits: more BA Black Friday offers, Heathrow statement on Waterside, double Heathrow Rewards points

LAST CALL: bmi Diamond Club closes WEDNESDAY. Got any unclaimed miles?

Avios tells HFP: ‘Readers WILL get their 15,000 Avios Amex bonus’

More Avios redemptions going – Flybe in Scotland and Disneyland Paris tickets

Bits: BA £301 to Abu Dhabi, Priority Pass Black Friday deal update, HFP party

SOLD OUT! Head for Points Christmas party!

Your Black Friday deals special – our pick of the best hotel offers

More Black Friday deals – parking, lounges, rail cards, currency and more!

BA Black Friday £1008 Club World tickets and £99 short breaks!

Bits: good SPG auction ends today, third runway to destroy BA HQ, new Gatwick route

Bits: Yotel / Virgin partnership, my trip next Easter, 50% off Hilton points

SAVE THE DATE: HFP Christmas party, Tuesday 6th December!

Are Amex Platinum Cashback cards a good alternative to miles and points cards?

Bits: BA eBay’ing New Orleans flight tickets, LAN deal to Buenos Aires

How to get FREE BA Bronze status (equivalent) for four months!

Bits: 1200 Avios for paying at Tesco with PayQwiq, 25% off Heathrow Express

Earn triple SAA Voyager miles when you fly Business Class to South Africa

Why some people are missing their 15,000 Avios BA Amex loyalty bonus

What is IHG’s weird “Member booking update” email all about?

The Element Amsterdam hotel reviewed – a new Starwood brand hits Europe (Part 1)

I review the Element Amsterdam hotel – a new Starwood brand hits Europe (Part 2)

Bits: Heathrow’s Christmas ad, two free US Uber rides, Amex shopping offers

Which hotels don’t give Avios but DO earn Virgin Flying Club miles?

New Club Aspire Lounge now open in Heathrow T3

REMINDER: Get 10,000 Avios for opening an ISA with Nutmeg

Avios dropping Eurostar redemptions – what are the alternatives for free tickets?

EXCLUSIVE: TSB Avios credit cards withdrawn

Earn bonus Accor points every stay with ‘Places’ app – even from six months ago

BA moves credit card fee to a flat 1% ….. as Virgin Atlantic scraps them

Get bonus Avios with Shell’s silly Pump Challenge game

Bits: eTA mandatory when travelling to Canada, £100 winner, Hilton sale link

Generous Avios deals with package holidays ending 31 December

SPG Amex gets more valuable – earn double points at Starwood AND Marriott

First Class domestic redemptions on American now (permanently) half price

Bits: Did you get 15,000 free Avios?, 20% off Loyalty 2017 tickets, Etihad / Times promo

New – use your Avios for low tax redemptions to Miami with Aer Lingus

Pick up a deal in the Hilton Winter Sale

50% off economy Avios redemptions to New York and Boston

‘Frequent Flyer – The Video’ – why we do what we do

Earning Avios via Aer Lingus AerClub – and what it means for you

TODAY ONLY: Win £100 in Heathrow shopping vouchers with Official Heathrow Parking

Why Fine Hotels & Resorts is one of the best Amex Platinum benefits

Earn DOUBLE Club Carlson points with new Radisson / Park Inn / Park Plaza promotion

Bits: LAST DAY for Avios via Tesco / Hasbro deal, 6000 Miles & More for a hotel, Oman Air launches Manchester

Bits: one-day HFP competition tomorrow, new Hyatt coming to Heathrow, LoungeKey at Aspire T5 lounge

‘World of Hyatt’ to replace Gold Passport in 2017 – what is changing?

Terminal 5 Aspire Lounge IS now in Lounge Club – a good reason to get Amex Gold

Bits: BA Gatwick update, Etihad Guest status with one flight, Virgin America via Flying Club

Bits: Cheap Avios via VERY good Tesco / Hasbro toy offer, win a share of 1 million Avios with LOVEtheatre

I review CityJet from London City – where do they fly, how is the service?

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (23): Virgin Flying Club Black American Express & Visa

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (22): Virgin Flying Club White American Express & Visa

Which airlines let you transfer miles INTO hotel loyalty programmes?

Earn huge Heathrow Rewards bonuses when you splurge this Christmas

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (21): United MileagePlus American Express & Visa

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (22): TSB Premier Avios American Express & MasterCard

What are the best ‘first’ loyalty credit cards to get?

Bits: Etihad 30% discount codes, BA stalks Norwegian, T5 Aspire lounge & Lounge Club

Use your Marriott or SPG status on United Airlines (and vice versa) via RewardsPlus

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (21): TSB Avios American Express & MasterCard

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (20): Tesco Premium MasterCard

Bits: Tallinn BA tier point run, 10% Clubcard to Virgin transfer bonus, 500 Avios with Iberia wine offer

Why InterContinental Ambassador is a loyalty programme I am happy to pay for

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (19): Tesco Clubcard MasterCard

My review of London City Airport’s new First Class Lounge – get driven to your plane!

It’s back – 10,000 Avios for opening an ISA with Nutmeg

Bits: Hilton APAC Flash Sale, Amex Platinum Cashback promo, Clubcard to Avios competitions

Cheap airline miles, including Avios, via half-price Starwood points

Get 3000 Flying Club miles with Virgin Money International Money Transfer

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (18): Starwood Preferred Guest / SPG American Express

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (17): Lufthansa Miles & More American Express & Visa

BA going 10-abreast on B777’s, Club Europe on domestics & other IAG Capital Markets Day revelations

Bits: Seven new BA short haul routes, the best Virgin Atlantic redemption

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (16): Lloyds Choice Rewards American Express & MasterCard

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (15): Lloyds Avios Rewards American Express & MasterCard

BA reinstates Qatar ‘R’ class earning – so check out Qatar’s new ‘2 4 1’ sale!

Bits: 8000 Flying Blue miles with one hotel stay, prepaid seating on Comair, Club Carlson Radisson RED triple points

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (14): IHG Rewards Club Premium MasterCard

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (13): IHG Rewards Club MasterCard

Or not: BA removes Qatar ‘R’ business class from tier point and Avios earning

How to earn Marriott or SPG points with every Uber ride!

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (12): HSBC Premier World Elite MasterCard

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (11): HSBC Premier MasterCard

Understanding the Virgin Flying Club changes – Part 2, spending

Another new BA route – Oakland – and Avios availability again wide open

Bits: more luggage on BA via a travel agent?, Qatar launching Dublin flights

Understanding the Virgin Flying Club changes – Part 1, earning

Bits: BA premium flights and holidays sale, CityJet to launch flights from Southend

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (10): Hilton Honors Platinum Visa

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (9): Flybe MasterCard