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The HfP exclusive discount at Ski Solutions is extended

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Earlier this month Ski Solutions decided to partner with us and offered our readers a 5% discount on ski holidays. This offer was meant to expire on 16th September, but Ski Solutions has decided to extend it for a few weeks.

If you missed the first mention of this offer, Ski Solutions is a ski holiday company, run by a regular HfP reader, with 30 years’ experience in arranging tailor-made ski holidays across Europe and North America.

Val D isere

Ski Solutions works with all the leading chalet, apartment and hotel operators. Selling ski holidays is all they do and their team claims a combined 280 years of collective experience in the sector.

Until 31st October you can benefit from early bird booking discounts with an extra 5% discount if you quote ‘headforpoints’ when booking. The Ski Solutions website is here.

Comments (153)

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  • Tony says:

    OT – re Hilton/Amex offer, I had the 5k MR for spending 250 version. It seems that multiple transactions DO NOT WORK this time – I had one stay costing around 200 quid and another around 80. No email of “You have redeemed Hilton offer” was triggered. Thought might give anyone else using this offer a heads-up.

    • John says:

      Just checking, but was your offer restricted to a list of hotels in Europe and were your stays all at those hotels?

      • Tony says:

        Yes, both stays are with properties on the “participating locations” list. Just got off online chat with Amex agent who said that I just need to wait… I am still worried, though.

        • Brian says:

          In my experience, the lack of an email is not an indication of not having triggered the bonus. Wait a few days, as advised.

        • Lumma says:

          +1 recently I haven’t always gotten an email when I should’ve triggered the deal but I’ve always gotten the credit in the end

  • jason says:

    Anyone know how long Amex travel booking take to hit the account its been pending 5 days

    • Travel Strong says:

      My recent bookings took 5 calendar days to finally move out of pending, then another 2 days for the balance credit from the Amex travel offers to apply itself. The timeline was also identical on 2 different cards.

  • Shoestring says:

    Malmaison rooms from £38 + snap crackle & pop (it says from £51 but it’s £38)
    https://www.malmaison.com/offers/rooms/it-pays-to-be-forward/

    Decent hotel chain.

  • Tilly says:

    Totally O/T – wondering if SPG/Marriott Moments will release tickets in their O2 suite for Take That in May 2019. Was a total car crash this morning trying to get tickets in their pre-sale. Thankfully managed to get tickets after almost 2 hours but would be great to see them twice next year.

    • Mark says:

      you never know for certain but I’d say they probably will but it might be more expensive than usual as its very popular.

      • Rob says:

        They released Adele tickets – albeit they went in minutes and I never even saw them – so a fair chance they will. I’m more interested in Paul McCartney in December, would be a shame never to see him once in my life.

  • Go says:

    If you take out the Amex platinum can you change who gets the the second priority pass / platinum card and if so how often can you do it without charge

    • Rob says:

      I would imagine it is possible, although never heard of anyone doing it. Or pay £170 and get a 2nd supplementary Plat issued.

    • The Original Nick says:

      I’ve changed who had the second PP card but that was about 2 years ago or more. I just phoned up and said I was separating from my partner so I wanted to give the card to my Dad which I did. Amex were fine by it. It did then persuade my parents to get the Amex Platinum for themselves about 3 months later so I actually done Amex a favour. Oh, and my partner and I are back together before you ask.

    • Polly says:

      We changed mine to our daughter so she and oh could use it travelling. Worked a treat.

  • Graybags says:

    Whilst BA should cop for losses from their safety breach (remembering it was a criminal act by a 3rd party, of vourse), companies clearly profiteering from that loss should do one.

    • EwanG says:

      These criminals identified and exploited a weakness in the BA systems. The ICO will be looking at security policies and controls in place by BA, how the system was compromised and remained undetected for over 2 weeks, and the response to affected clients. All this is covered under GDPR.
      Although £60 in courier fees does seem on the high side, it’s worth bearing in mind that guaranteed 9am next day delivery within the UK from Royal Mail starts at £18.36. I agree with you that companies should not be profiteering from the loss however it’s not unreasonable to cost £60 for sending a card overseas on priority, guaranteed and insured mail, so long as it was justified that it was required that urgently.

  • Chris says:

    OT: does anyone know how long it takes Expedia to update an HSBC Prem to +gold status?

    Even after logging in and linking through the HSBC portal it’s still showing me as +blue.

    • Rob says:

      This benefit is being scrapped, apparently, so even if it happens it won’t be for long.

  • KevMc says:

    LL are reporting a significant change to the Marriott Rewards T’s & C’s as of today…Travel packages will no longer be eligible for airline partner conversion bonuses.

    • Alan says:

      According to FT – also apparently no refund with new TPs either (previously got 45k) and they’re properly implementing need for MR member to be present for the stay.

      • Simon says:

        Alan, do you know if this insistence on the MR member now being present only applies to new TPs or to ANY TPs, old or new? I have one booked in my partner’s name in Japan in Feb ‘19 and, whilst my name has been added to the booking as a second guest and confirmed via email by the hotel (and, for what it might be worth to the hotel management, I’m Platinum Premier Elite), my partner *may* not be able to make the trip due to her work commitments. As such, do I need to panic about being turned away by the hotel if my partner isn’t with me in the end and then being lleft hotel-less the other side of the world? For clarity, I redeemed and attached this TP in April pre–merger.

        (Oh, could I be cheeky and ask for the FT link — thanks, Alan.)

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