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

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

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Who won ‘Best New UK Airport Hotel 2019’ at the Head for Points Awards?

BA sneaks out some interesting news via its New Year resolutions ….

Save up to 30% in IHG’s New Year Flash Sale for Europe

IT’S BACK: Get £20 for free if you have a Monese account (only 4 minutes needed!)

Who won ‘Best New UK Airport Lounge 2019’ at the Head for Points Awards?

Seven Avios secrets you probably don’t know

First images of the British Airways Boeing 787-10

Who won ‘Best Independent UK Airport Lounge’ at the 2019 Head for Points Awards?

What hotel schemes let you use your points to pay for food, drinks and spa?

Who won ‘Best UK Airport Lounge (Airline)’ at the 2019 Head for Points Awards?

Last chance: 10000 Lufthansa miles card bonus, 100% bonus buying Hilton points, register for Marriott’s promo

How to earn miles and get 10% off your first ride globally with Blacklane

How to earn miles and get 10% off your first ride globally with Blacklane

What are Club Eurostar points worth? We do the maths.

Get 10% off Aspire and Club Aspire lounges in UK and Ireland

Who won ‘Best New Business Class Seat 2019’ at the Head for Points Awards?

Save 10% on Virgin Holidays and Virgin Atlantic ‘flight and hotel’ packages

Who won ‘Best Business Class Seat and Service’ at the 2019 Head for Points Awards?

News: Virgin Atlantic to upgrade the eldest passenger, save 20% on PremiAir, IHG’s credit cards get an app

Starting tomorrow …… we announce the HFP Travel & Loyalty Awards winners

Why you should use AwardWallet to track your miles and points

Which InterContinental hotels give FREE club lounge access if you book via a ‘preferred partner’ agent?

oneworld to open its first directly managed airport lounge

Get a 50% discount in the Corinthia Hotels sale

REMINDER: Up to 10,000 Avios with your household, business or landlord insurance

Review of Kimpton Charlotte Square, Edinburgh – how was it?

British Airways launches Glasgow to Palma – with 160 tier points

Last day to save 30% when you buy Marriott Bonvoy points

Four special Avios offers for Executive Club members in the BA sale – worth it?

IHG’s voco Reading opens

Why is Heathrow’s third runway delayed …. again?

Loganair launching London City to Dundee

Earn 3,000 Virgin Flying Club miles with a £65 Virgin Wines purchase

What deals are worth a look in the British Airways Winter sale?

British Airways launches San Sebastián from London City, now bookable on Avios

Get a 100% bonus when you buy Hilton Honors points

Qatar Airways adds additional Edinburgh flights – and some other niche routes

Six Senses announces a five star hotel in Whiteleys!

Why are some Avios redemptions now cheaper on than

British Airways launches Portland, Oregon (with lots of Avios availability!)

Flying easyJet from Luton? I try the Signature ELITE lounge in the private jet terminal and get driven to my plane!

Earn Avios in the Hackett sale

Mandarin Oriental to take over Emirates Palace hotel in Abu Dhabi

British Airways signs Joint Business Agreement with China Southern

Get 25% off (max £50) at Amazon with Amazon Business!

REGISTER NOW: Hilton launches new bonus points promotion for January to April

British Airways pilots vote to accept revised pay deal

How to earn Marriott Bonvoy points from restaurants and bars without a stay

Clan Loganair changes its expiry rules

Some amazing ‘Mr & Mrs Smith’ hotels appear on …. Cliveden, Coworth Park, Chewton Glen

EXCLUSIVE: What is the best value Avios redemption per mile flown?

Get 2,500 bonus Radisson Rewards points with Dream Deals bookings

Virgin Atlantic’s San Francisco lounge joins Priority Pass

Earn bonus Heathrow Rewards points when you use ‘Reserve & Collect’ for your airport shopping

We review the new (2nd) Aspire Lounge at Edinburgh Airport – is it worth a visit?

Two ‘buy miles’ bonuses currently running – with Etihad and Flying Blue

LATAM abandons its planned joint venture with IAG

Save up to 25% in the IHG Cyber Sale

Review: The great new Finnair Platinum Wing at Helsinki Airport (BA Gold cards only!)

More new British Airways routes getting Club Suite

News: Virgin credit cards tweaked, ski holiday discount

NEW: Credit KLM and Air France flights to Qantas, and then redeem on British Airways!

READER OFFER: Hack your way through the airport with a free 12-month subscription to App in the Air (usually £27.99!)

Get 50% off British Airways Avios economy redemptions on three routes

British Airways Club Suite added to Washington, Philadelphia & Dallas

IT’S BACK: Get £20 for free if you have a Monese account (only 4 minutes needed!)

BA launches six new Heathrow ‘Summer sun’ routes – Avios seats bookable now

What is the best use of American Express Membership Rewards points?

Not tried the Caledonian Sleeper yet? Here’s a video

How to stay at Necker Island for 1.5 million Virgin Atlantic miles

Hyatt’s Great Scotland Yard hotel opens in London

Attractive long haul flight deals from Scandinavia from Finnair and Etihad

Earn 3,000 bonus World of Hyatt points with Small Luxury Hotels of the World

See top bands for points as new Marriott Moments O2 concert tickets released

Run the London Marathon with IHG Rewards Club

Avios / promotion extend – earn bonus Avios for longer

Hyatt gains two Manchester hotels from IHG on 10th January

Review: British Airways lounge, including First Class dining, at Washington Dulles

We review N26, the UK’s latest ‘online only’ bank – how does it compare to Revolut or Monzo?

Avios Group CEO, Drew Crawley, in surprise resignation

News: get £10 supermarket cashback with Amex, win a £12,000 Malaysia holiday

Get bonus Avios on all BA Amex spend until 27th December

Earn double Avios on British Airways flights and via BA Holidays booked now for travel by 30 June

We review World Traveller Plus on a British Airways A380

HEAD TO HEAD: Is BA Accelerating Business Amex or Capital On Tap Business Rewards the best Avios SME credit card?

How to save on regular British Airways short-haul trips with Flight Pass

IHG extends booking period for its generous 4x promo by a month – jump in!

Review: We try Ireland’s first Hyatt – Hyatt Centric The Liberties in Dublin

Get £5 back on a £10 purchase via American Express ‘Shop Small’ 2019

Get a bargain in the new SWISS and Lufthansa business class sale

What should replace your Tandem Money credit card, which is being closed?

Open virtually ANY seat for Avios, on any flight, if you hit a qualifying target with BA’s current promo

NEW: Get £105 or 10,500 Avios sign-up bonus (and 1p or 1 Avios per £1 spent) with Capital On Tap’s new Visa card

Heading to Singapore as a BA Gold or in First? Check out the brand new Qantas First Class lounge

World of Hyatt adds peak pricing – and why improvements to ‘in hotel’ redemptions are better than people think

The new 25% transfer bonus from HSBC to Avios is working, honest

The cheap Avios deal on Groupon Ireland is still running ….

Capital On Tap announces positive changes to its payment cards

Save up to 25% on bookings in Asia Pacific with Hilton – stay by 30th September 2020

How to see Jack Whitehall with IHG Rewards Club

Goldener Hirsch in Salzburg launches its new old look

How do the new Marriott Bonvoy O2 suite seating options work?

50% bonus Avios in AerClub with SuperValu

Should you gamble and credit SkyTeam flights to Air Europa, hoping they become Avios?

Save up to 40% on a Priority Pass airport lounge card

How I got a great deal from Melia’s Black Friday ‘buy points’ offer

Good new Amex cashback deals for Christmas shopping: TFL, Harrods, John Lewis, Fenwick etc …. plus Accor

Virgin Group to retain control of Virgin Atlantic, share sale to Air France-KLM abandoned

Get a Virgin Atlantic Economy Delight flight for £1 + taxes with its Cyber Monday Golden Ticket game

Norwegian to launch Heathrow services from March, it seems

A new Avios route to Sydney with SriLankan Airlines

(Yet another) 100% bonus for buying IHG Rewards Club points

IHG Cyber Sale offering bigger discounts until Friday

“Virgin Group wants to retain control of Virgin Atlantic and cancel the deal to sell 31% to Air France-KLM” – report

Who won 1 million Avios in our Monese competition?

How many Avios do you earn from Heathrow Express? Fewer than you thought.

Earn 3,000 Iberia Avios from Avis car rentals

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