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ENDS MONDAY: Win 10,000 Avios by voting in the HfP Travel & Loyalty Awards 2019

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Two weeks ago we launched the Head for Points Travel & Loyalty Awards 2019.  If you haven’t voted yet, this is your last chance (voting ends tomorrow, Monday) and you could win 10,000 Avios.

We are in the privileged position of having an audience – you – that has an exceptional knowledge of business travel, airlines, hotels, airline lounges and travel credit cards.  Many of you experience these products on a regular basis, and far more frequently than either Rob, Anika or I do.

The Head for Points Travel & Loyalty Awards 2019 are a great opportunity to recognise the cream of the crop when it comes to UK premium business and leisure travel.  A lot of the areas we are covering, such as airport lounges and travel credit cards, are ignored by other awards because they are too niche – but for our readers, they are very important and appreciated.

You can vote in the Head for Points Travel and Loyalty Awards 2019 here.

We have a small bribe to encourage you to do so – full details below.  One entrant will win 10,000 Avios.

There are 12 categories, including:

Best business class product

Best new business class seat

Best UK airport lounge (airline)

Best UK airport lounge (independent)

Best UK travel rewards credit card

Travel innovation of the year

We genuinely want to recognise the best of what is out there.  Whilst we have drawn up a shortlist for each category, we have also included an ‘Other’ option.  If you think we have missed something good, write it in.

Rob and I will look at all of the ‘Other’ suggestions and select a small number of ‘Editor’s Choice Awards’ alongside the main winners.  This means that niche lounges, credit cards or products can still be a winner, so please put them forward.

You can also skip categories when you don’t think you can provide an honest answer.  Simply click the up and down arrows in the bottom right corner.  This does not impact your chance of winning the prize.

Voting ends at midnight on Monday 2nd December. We hope you can spare a couple of minutes (and it really is just a couple) to let us know who you think should win in each category.

One voter will be drawn at random and will receive 10,000 Avios.  We will also throw in two tickets to the Head for Points Winter party in January (date TBC) and a handful of drinks vouchers on the night.  For clarity, we are paying for the Avios ourselves – British Airways is not sponsoring the awards in any way.

You can vote in the Head for Points Travel and Loyalty Awards 2019 here.

The deadline for voting is Monday 2nd December (we extended it by 24 hours from Sunday) and we will unveil the winners in a series of articles over Christmas and New Year.  Thank you for your help.

Comments (10)

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  • Mike Parker says:

    It would be good to include a “don’t know” option for some of the questions.

  • David says:

    O/T how far ahead can an IB redemption flight be booked? Is it the same as BA? Thanks.

  • JG says:

    Seems to have closed on Sunday after all?

  • Liz dore says:

    Seems to be closed already on Monday 9am

    • Rhys says:

      Fixed. The typeform wasn’t very clear that 12am meant 24 hours previously!

  • Peter Taysum says:

    OT I finally got my BA AmEx Card. I’m flying to SEA ex CDG from the great deal that HfP pointed out. I’ve noted I’ve got NO Avios for around €1100 and not the bonus 1000 Avios currently being offered. It’s showing as BA France. Is there small print to not allow this, as I would have thought it should be around 3000 Avios plus the bonus 1000 currently being offered (it was paying off balance as paid as booked as a holiday).


    • AJA says:

      Peter, did you save the offer to your BA Amex card first before paying BA? Also have you checked the Avios tab on your Amex account? The Avios awarded take a few days to appear in the Avios tab and all Avios on BA spend is listed in the Bonus column. The specific bonus 1,000 Avios are posted roughly 10 days after you’ve made the payment. I made a purchase on 18 Nov and the 1,000 bonus appeared on 27 Nov.

      The Avios will also only transfer to your BAEC account in a single the monthly transfer. All Avios earned on my Amex card transfer on 8th of the month following the month of spend eg Avios earned in the period 8 Nov to 7 Dec will post to BAEC on 8 Dec. I am not sure if this is the same date with all Amex cards or linked to the date you originally opened the account.

    • Roberto says:

      Had to be paid in sterling I thought….

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