Maximise your Avios, air miles and hotel points

Here’s the full HfP index of articles for June 2017

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Here is a full list of the articles we published in June 2017.  Click through to read them in full:

Is BA trying to make you think you’ve given up your EU261 compensation rights?

This is what you get with InterContinental’s Club Life package

Bits: 35% SPG points discount extended, Heathrow to open a gym, Europcar flash sale

Thinking caps on – how can you maximise Carlson’s ‘free Fridays’ promo?

Bits: Concorde Room side door reopens, LATAM deals to Latin America, IHG 15-year bonus

My review of the Park Inn hotel, Southend on Sea

Bits: BA cancelling strike flights from 1 July, Gatwick Express cancelling trains from Thursday

UK court ruling may lead to 6 years of refunds for cancelled returns on missed flights

My review of the Trump Turnberry hotel and resort in Scotland

My review of the Trump Turnberry Resort in Scotland (Part Two)

Receive a 50% bonus when you buy Avios – worth it?

Bits: new Amex cashback deals, triple Accor points in Europe & APAC, Opodo codes correction

LAST CALL: Virgin credit card bonus at 10,000 (White) and 25,000 (Black) miles

Review: Virgin Atlantic Upper Class on the A330 fleet

Bits: two good Avios / Tesco toy deals, Opodo discounts, HFP Dubai competition winner

Skytrax reveals the top 10 independent airport lounges – two at Heathrow

Why not joining Iberia Plus cost a reader £417 – and could cost you too

Virgin Atlantic increases the cost of Delta redemptions (and changes earning)

BA’s novel plan to beat the 2-week strike – borrow nine planes from Qatar!

Bits: Norwegian launches Buenos Aires, two Avios wine deals ending, Virgin / Waitrose over?

When your World of Hyatt points expire, and how to stop it

What is worth booking in the new British Airways sale?

Get 15,000 American Airlines miles with the NEW MBNA Visa (no Amex!) card

Bits: Etihad drops free chauffeur transfers, IG Index drops credit card fees

Excellent SWISS long-haul business class sale from the UK!

Bits: BA launches two new ski routes, BA drops two routes, Scottish APD cut

3,500+ Heathrow Rewards points with your first Rocketmiles booking (better than taking Avios!)

Holiday Tips 1 – earning Avios and other airline miles from car rentals

Get a £50 gift card with the £150 Tesco Premium Credit Card – worth it?

What are the travel benefits for UK World Elite MasterCard holders?

Heathrow Rewards adds Rocketmiles as a partner and why this might be interesting ….

Amazing business class deal to Asia using Etihad miles on Czech Airlines

Bits: more on the HSBC Premier deal, Qatar / HFP competition winner

Win a three night stay at the luxury Address Boulevard hotel in Dubai with U By Emaar and HFP

Get 5,000 bonus miles with the HSBC Premier credit cards – World Elite is now 45,000 miles!

Bits: Radisson / Park Inn one-week sale launched, up to 50% discount on buying Hilton points

Bits: bonus miles with Kaligo hotels, Emirates scraps free wi-fi

Get lounge access with the new Santander Select World Elite MasterCard

When your Starwood Preferred Guest points expire, and how to stop it

HFP / Virgin Atlantic deal: £50 gift card with your booking + economy fare sale

Bits: easyJet and the £475 airport lounge, win a £1000 Dubai hotel stay on Monday

When your Marriott Rewards points expire, and how to stop it

New BA Holidays promo – fly to New York etc in Club World with hotel from £1,299!

Bits: big BA delays at JFK T7 security until next year, win a volunteering holiday with Avios

My review of the Conrad New York Downtown hotel

What are the best IHG Rewards Club redemptions in London?

Five reasons to keep your Amex Gold card after the free first year

My review of Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, The Palm, Dubai (Part 1)

My review of Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, The Palm, Dubai (Part 2)

£50 UK Novotel rooms at 5.50pm – and how to stack them

Bits: Plaza Premium lounge in T5 underway, Hilton sale on, 10000 new Avios seats

How to upgrade British Airways flights using American Airlines miles

My review of the new Premier Inn hotel at Heathrow Terminal 4

Bits: I’m flying a Boeing 747-8i today, Lufthansa UK deals to Japan and India, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and miles

New – up to 24% return with QUADRUPLE Accor points at Sofitel, Novotel, Mercure etc!

Bits: Virgin / Tesco bonus, 3000 Virgin miles from Avis, 5000 Miles & More miles with a hotel

My review of the new Hampton by Hilton Berlin Alexanderplatz

Virgin Atlantic launches a status match for BA flyers – with strings

BA launches European luxury beach holidays flash sale (ends Monday)

How does BA First Class really compare to Emirates or Etihad? (Part 1)

How does BA First Class really compare to Emirates or Etihad? (Part 2)

BA Avios ‘taxes and charges’ creeping up and miscalculated

Bits: first Cuban five-star opens, 150 free Marriott points, no BA lounge at Stansted

Bits: £1000 SWISS fare to Rio / Beijing / Bangkok, Good To Go discount, Norwegian family accounts

…. and here’s the Aer Lingus peak and off peak Avios calendar for 2018

When your Le Club AccorHotels points expire, and how to stop it

Revealed … the peak and off-peak Avios redemption calendars for 2018

Bits: Sofitel leaves Priority Pass, error with BA’s 2 year status extensions?, LEVEL launched

3,000 bonus Avios via Melia Gold for Amex Platinum upgraders

New – earn up to 10,000 Avios with your household, business or landlord insurance

Bits: 50% off Avios redemptions from Birmingham, new Regus lounge in T2, Iberia / Groupon

When your IHG Rewards Club points expire, and how to stop it

Get 1,000 free Avios for joining Marriott Rewards – no stay needed!

Bits: earn Avios with new Deliveroo offer, more BA cabin crew strikes

Principal Hotels launches Applause Rewards for its new UK city centre brand

LAST DAY! Win two tickets to (just about) anywhere with Qatar Airways and HFP

Bits: last chance for 40k IHG credit card bonus, best travel bonus for Bicester

Bits: new Economist / Avios promo, 35% bonus when you buy SPG points – worth it?

Excellent Avios / Virgin and Tesco deal – act NOW for very cheap miles

British Airways goes OTT and gives 2 years of status to last weekend’s passengers!

Is First Class on Stansted Express worth the money?

When your Hilton Honors points expire, and how to stop it

Which BA Club Europe routes earn 160 tier points return?

Bits: earn Accor points or 3,000 Avios for 6+ day car hires, RwandAir launches Gatwick

When your Club Carlson points expire, and how to stop it

Transferring hotel points to airline miles … when is it worth it?

How to collect Avios with Shell Drivers Club – and get triple Avios this Summer

Bits: new Iberia wine deal for 500 Avios, decent Miles & More / Hertz promo

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