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Here’s the full HfP index of articles for August 2019

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Here is a full list of the articles we published in August 2019.  Click through to read them in full:

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#BA100 – the story of the first British Airways flight

New £100 cashback deal from Trailfinders for American Express cardholders

Interesting British Airways First Class deals to the US

Hilton Garden Inn at Heathrow Terminal 2 opens its rooftop bar

Win 2 x Business Class tickets from London or Manchester to Abu Dhabi with Etihad!

Earn easy Amex bonus points with Gold Business and Platinum Business supplementary cards

Last call for HSBC’s 25% Avios transfer bonus – worth it?

Good Qatar Airways deals from Scandinavia to Asia

HFP in Rio: How safe is Rio de Janeiro?

Win 1,000,000 Avios with Head for Points and Monese!

First direct flights from London to Sarajevo launching

British Airways questioned by CAA about its strike rebooking policy

Virgin Atlantic offering 0% FX fees until November if you get its credit card today

HFP in Rio: My review of Norwegian Premium – far cheaper than BA, but do you get less? (Part 1)

HFP in Rio: My review of Norwegian Premium – far cheaper than BA, but do you get less? (Part 2)

You can now book Arsenal games using your Emirates Skywards miles

What is the best hotel scheme? – World of Hyatt

REGISTER NOW: Hilton launches new ‘double points’ promotion for September to January

BOOK NOW: 200 new IHG PointBreaks hotels for just 5,000 to 15,000 points!

Earn up to 1,000 bonus Avios plus win a share of 100,000 Avios with new Avis promotions

HFP in Rio: Review of My Lounge at London Gatwick’s South Terminal

The first Six Senses hotels are now bookable with IHG Rewards Club points

Save £10 on Clubrooms and The House lounges!

Iberia increasing frequency to Tokyo and upgrading to A350

Save 20% on a ‘My 1st Years’ British Airways backpack!

Today, Sunday 25th, is British Airways official 100th birthday

British Airways strike: the cancelled flights which are not actually cancelled

Get 20%-30% bonus when you buy Etihad Guest miles – and don’t forget our great Etihad competition!

Virgin Atlantic sale: Upper Class to Mumbai £1878, Tel Aviv £999 plus 10% off flight + hotel bookings

Get 7,500 Hilton Honors points across your next two stays

BA STRIKE 2019: (Updated Monday 11am) British Airways pilots strike – what you need to know for Monday, Tuesday and 27th September

Book even more top O2 concerts with Marriott Moments

British Airways ‘£1 taxes’ domestic Avios redemptions are back

Avios seats now bookable on additional St Lucia flights next Summer

Big changes to the Capital On Tap SME payment cards – no more Avios from HMRC payments

BA strike dates known? The pilot strike may be on – flights pulled from sale in September

REGISTER NOW: IHG launches its new Accelerate promotion for September to December

Last chance to buy IHG Rewards Club points with a targeted bonus

Great Qatar Airways Business Class deals to Asia and Australasia …. from Izmir!

Luton Airport is getting an express train to London

Flying Virgin Atlantic Upper Class …. whilst pregnant

What is the best hotel scheme? – Radisson Rewards

Redeem your points for O2 concerts, Ashes cricket hospitality, Aston Martin test drives …. and Disney on Ice

BA rosters A350 training flights to Madrid in October – bookable on with Avios

How to maximise your Avios when flying BA’s partner airlines – by crediting to Iberia Plus!

British Airways settles with CBRE over May 2017 power outage

Eat at the world’s best restaurant with Marriott Bonvoy

The slightly odd, very stylish and pretty cheap Atrium Hotel opens at Heathrow

Earn up to 1,000 bonus Avios plus win a share of 100,000 Avios with new Avis promotions

Last day to book Hilton’s Summer Sale

Last day for the excellent British Airways ‘2 for 1’ sale

Last day for the Virgin Atlantic North America sale

£1500 UK to Johannesburg deal with Qatar Airways

Save the £4.99 fee when you sign up to Revolut via our special HFP reader offer

Why it can be worth paying an annual fee for a miles and points credit card

Virgin Atlantic and Delta changing US services from Heathrow, Gatwick and Manchester

What is the best hotel scheme? – Marriott Bonvoy

Virgin Atlantic launches good US Upper Class sale for immediate travel – works for solo travellers too!

Can you get a better travel deal with Clubcard points than Avios or Virgin miles?

What is the best hotel scheme? – Le Club AccorHotels – The Opinion

Hilton Honors tightens up its status match – but it is still generous

Get a 20%-45% bonus when you buy Avios

Big Marriott Bonvoy changes: peak/off-peak launches, Points Advance and ‘5th night free’ tweaked

Club Eurostar makes it harder to qualify for top tier Carte Blanche status

100 prizes to be won by British Airways American Express cardholders for #BA100

Virgin’s first A350 arrives – and the 3rd and 4th aircraft now showing in the JFK timetable

What can your business do with Amex Membership Rewards points?

Get £10 or 1000 Avios for an easy £30 supermarket spend

Norwegian closing all of its Irish routes due to Boeing 737 MAX woes

British Airways and Heathrow strike updates – is disruption still likely?

What is the best hotel scheme? – Le Club AccorHotels – The Facts

EXCEPTIONAL British Airways Club World and First deals if you can fly very soon!

IT’S BACK: Up to 10,000 Avios with your household, business or landlord insurance

Weekend staycation break? Two interesting IHG deals in York and Oxford

What American Express bonuses can you get, based on the cards you have?

United to fly its new(ish) Polaris business class seat on all London – New York flights

What is the best hotel scheme? – IHG Rewards Club – The Opinion

A look at Club Eurostar, almost two years in – how is it going?

Groupon is selling Avios from a mileage broker!

Save money at The House and Clubrooms lounges across the UK

Save 25% on advance bookings at Radisson Hotels

Avios Ireland: 50% bonus Avios in AerClub with SuperValu

IHG Rewards Club is offering a bonus on bonus points!

Has British Airways blinked first in BALPA pilot dispute?

Radisson Rewards adding a Las Vegas redemption option

What is the best hotel scheme? – IHG Rewards Club – The Facts

Exclusive Hilton Honors experience for 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ Abbey Road

You’ll (very) soon be able to redeem Virgin miles on Air France KLM as the US Government approves JV

Virgin Atlantic is closing the spa in the Heathrow Revivals Lounge

See comedians and concerts with IHG Rewards Club Access

Radisson Rewards launches a new partnership with Europcar

What is the best hotel scheme? – Hilton Honors – The Opinion

The inside story on the BALPA / BA pay negotiations

Why you should sign up your business to Etihad’s BusinessConnect incentive program

Earn 1,000 Virgin Flying Club miles for turning on Tesco Clubcard auto-convert

Ryanair pilots announce strike dates – will you be hit?

What are the rules for booking an ‘open jaw’ redemption using Avios?

What is the best hotel scheme? – Hilton Honors – The Facts

Get exclusive BA Gold benefits at Langham hotels including free status

We travel in Club Suite on the first commercial BA A350 flight!

Good Holiday Inn deal available on Groupon

World of Hyatt launches special promotion to launch new app

GOOD DEAL: Get 5,000 to 20,000 Avios via the sign-up bonus on the two Capital On Tap Mastercards for small businesses

12.5% off Plaza Premium lounges for couples – or kids go free for families!

The Heathrow strikes on Monday are suspended but ….

Addison Lee offering 6 x £5 discounts during August

What is the difference between American Express Gold and American Express Platinum?

Heathrow strikes for 5th August AND 6th August SUSPENDED

British Airways cuts taxes on one-way economy Avios redemptions FROM the US

Get your child a personalised British Airways / My 1st Years backpack

Heathrow Airport strike update – all you need to know

How to earn Avios or Virgin miles at Best Western – and how to get a status match – a handy resource you might not know

Review: LNER First Class Lounge at London Kings Cross

BA and Virgin emergency measures for passengers on 5th/6th August

I try out the BA 2119 virtual reality flying experience at the Saatchi Gallery

It’s back: Get a 25% bonus on HSBC credit card points conversions to Avios

InterContinental Edinburgh The George is now open and Super Break go into receivership

Review: the bizarre world of ART & LOUNGE at London Heathrow Terminal 4

Where does Virgin Atlantic fly?

British Airways confirms to HFP the A350 test flight dates to Madrid

New BA Amex offer – get 1,000 bonus Avios for £100 of British Airways spend

What does Revolut for Business have to offer small companies?

NCP has launched a limited-time airport parking sale

Good value 1p redemption opportunity for Amex Membership Rewards points

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