Maximise your Avios, air miles and hotel points

Here’s the full HFP index of articles for August 2017

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

BA launches Toronto and Las Vegas from Gatwick – wide-open for Avios

Bits: Irish Independent 18,000 Avios vouchers arriving, Which? names the best UK airports

Bits: £15 Heathrow Express Saturdays, Etihad sale now on

BA confirms new Club World dining to JFK from Friday …. without Bollinger

Bits: bizarre new easyJet service, hidden IHG Accelerate goals, airberlin cancellations

How to do a hotel mattress run – and what can go wrong

What BA economy tickets can be upgraded using Avios?

Bits: American drops Manchester-New York, Emirates launches 50% off economy reward sale

Should you convert Clubcard, Amex, Heathrow, HSBC points to Avios on receipt?

Peak season BA World Traveller Plus to Middle East from £422!

Get free Accor Gold status and 10% off ibis stays with an ibis Business Card

Buy Avios for 1p via a French deals website

Can you cancel the return of an Avios redemption after flying outbound?

How Amex Membership Rewards members can buy miles for up to 50% off

HFP EXCLUSIVE: Get an extra Hotels.com Rewards free night credit with your next stay

Bits: could YOU stop BA’s next IT meltdown?!, 500 bonus Avios from Amex working

Why you should have the free MyFlights app on your iPhone

Vueling switches to Avios – what does it mean for you?

1,000 free flights from Southend to Manchester, Glasgow and Dublin (with a catch)

Bits: Avios / Boswell insurance deal extended, TLS, double Avios with Heathrow Express

REGISTER NOW – Hilton launches new ‘double points + Diamond bonus’ promotion

50% bonus on Heathrow Rewards transfers to Avios – sign-up promo now worth 4,500 Avios

Bits: new Qatar & Hilton Amex deals, Tesco / Virgin bonus official, add an icon to your HFP comments

New Club World food service photos …. with Bollinger?!

How to earn Avios and BA tier points when flying Emirates

Bits: Virgin East Coast sale, IHG ‘buy points’ bonus, earn Nectar points with South Western

How to use small orphan amounts of miles and points – Part 2 (Airlines, Shopping)

Bits: 1000 free Marriott points, Euston hotel closures, Qatar food pre-orders

GOOD DEAL: Get 18,000 Avios for £146 – minimal effort required!

A great Marriott family redemption – Domes of Elounda, Crete

Bits: Etihad closes Heathrow spa, airberlin Topbonus suspended

No 1 Lounges “to open 8 sites in 2018” – but is that the whole story?

How to get a discount on Heathrow Express (2017 edition)

LAST CALL: Get 15,000 American Airlines miles with the MBNA Visa card

It’s back – the only FREE and fast Avios reward finding tool you need!

Reviewing Jurys Rewards – is the Jurys Inn reward scheme any good?

Virgin Atlantic sale now on – decent deals in all classes

Review of the new(ish) Plaza Premium Arrivals Lounge at Heathrow T4

Good ‘airport parking and hotel’ deals via little-known IHG link

Bits: 10% Qatar discount code, Waitrose / Virgin saga rolls on, Amex hotel deals

British Airways and Loganair finally agree a codeshare deal for 1st September

How to get a discount on Gatwick Express (2017 edition)

Which is better – the Lloyds Avios Rewards upgrade voucher or the BAPP Amex 241?

Air Berlin files for insolvency – what happens next?

Did you know Lufthansa offers a 25% mileage discount for children?

BA Club Europe revolution – cheap one-way tickets, no ‘Saturday night’ rule and free same day changes

Review of the new Plaza Premium Arrivals Lounge at Heathrow T3

Bits: 75% off mytaxi with Groupon, 6000 Miles & More miles with a hotel booking

Don’t get caught – IHG, Hilton and Marriott change their cancellation rules

Bits: 50% off mytaxi – black cab to/from Heathrow for £25, 18% off LateRooms, 7200 Avios with a tablet

Sneaky airport parking deals with JustPark.com

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

Now earn 1,000 Avios with every No 1 Lounges booking!

REMINDER: Hilton still offering a generous status match, including Diamond

Bits: Lloyds Avios card bonus gone, City Airport winners, Iberia / Groupon 1p Avios deal back

Should you convert Virgin miles to Hilton or other hotel partners?

Fly BA First from Barbados? You can use the Private Jet Terminal!

Get FREE membership of the Zipcar car sharing club – but avoid the Avios deal

Virgin Atlantic transfers to IHG Rewards Club DO still count towards status

LAST CALL: earn up to 10,000 Avios with your household, business or landlord insurance

REGISTER NOW – IHG brings back its generous ‘Accelerate’ offer for Autumn

I try ‘Flight Experience London’ in Putney and land a Boeing 737

Bits: new Charles Tyrwhitt discount codes, 10% off Railcards, double Heathrow Rewards on Macs

Update on the Amex / Amazon deal – points showing, gift cards OK, Prime OK, so jump in!

BA launches Nashville – Avios seats now available – and adds other US flights

How to book a low cost ‘day room’ with Hilton

Bits: Hilton losing four car rental partners, get another 500 free Miles & More miles

Great BA Amex / Amex Gold / Amazon offer: register ASAP for 500-1000 easy Avios or MR points

How to use small orphan amounts of miles and points – Part 1 (Hotels)

Highland games: no BA / Loganair codeshare deal as Flybe launches in competition

Bits: enter our City Airport competition, £15 Addison Lee code, off to cricket at Old Trafford?

Bits: 1000 Avios from Marriott posting, British Airways to launch Nashville soon?

Which hotel at Heathrow has the best swimming pool?

Avios Ireland: 200 Avios via SuperValu for (almost) every eShop purchase

Exclusive HFP competition: Win access to the First Class Lounge at London City Airport

Bits: more BA strikes, BA (re)launches Flight Pass, triple Miles & More with Best Western

BA Club Europe flash sale – flights plus hotel from £269 per person!

Bits: now a Tesco / BA competition, 20% Tesco to Virgin bonus?, 1200 Avios with Tesco PayQwiq

New: earn Avios and save 5% at World Duty Free / Dufry stores across Europe

ALL GONE: 73 AwardWallet upgrade codes available below!

Bits: New InterContinental opens in Ljubljana, Primera Air and the £60 fish dish

73 AwardWallet 6-month upgrade vouchers (worth $15 each) to give away today

500 free miles INSTANTLY when you download the Miles & More app

Why 2 people + 2 Starwood Amex cards = 25,000 Avios or other miles

Bits: Gatwick to NYC cancellations, £28 BA Bordeaux flights, more on Australia domestics

Credit Hilton stays to Iberia instead of BA? A warning!

Avios Ireland: Triple Avios in AerClub with SuperValu!

Bits: Virgin card retention bonuses, win a NY holiday with Hotels.com, another NY start-up airline

Hints for booking domestic Australian Avios redemptions with Qantas

50% bonus on Heathrow Rewards transfers to Miles & More – sign-up promo worth 4,500 miles