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Here’s the full HFP index of articles for February 2020

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Here is a full list of the articles we published in February 2020.  Click through to read them in full:

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Book British Airways Club World flights from £1,172 in the BA Luxury Sale

JAL offering 50,000 free domestic Japanese flight tickets!

Check your Qatar Airways flight bookings for ‘mixed cabins’

What are the British Airways weekend flights from Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester and Stansted?

New IAG Loyalty (Avios Group) CEO announced

Heathrow Express unveils a sneak peak of its new (old) trains

See Simple Minds with your IHG Rewards Club hotel points

British Airways to remove most single-use plastics from its aircraft during 2020

Get 5,000 bonus points for new Hilton Honors members

Save £29 on Virgin Atlantic Economy Classic and Economy Delight flights

Which Virgin Atlantic credit card is best for you?

The Marriott Bonvoy American Express credit card launches today – is it any good?

Shangri-La Golden Circle to extend the status of ALL members

Which airlines serve the best wine?

Virgin Atlantic launches Delhi flights from Manchester Airport

Where can you go with Virgin Flying Club miles, given the 25,000 mile bonus on their credit card?

British Airways will no longer voluntarily refund your China or Hong Kong flights due to coronavirus

How to get cheaper Avios flight redemptions to the Middle East by exploiting the 3000 mile rule

Use your Marriott Bonvoy top tier status on United Airlines flights (and vice versa) via RewardsPlus

Plaza Premium lounges relaunches its Smart Traveller loyalty scheme – and Priority Pass visits count

100,000 extra Club World Avios flights have been released for booking!

How you can fly in a Citation private jet for £234 – just like I did last week!

Earn double or triple Club Eurostar points on all routes

The Thistle Heathrow hotel puts up the cost of the driverless pods to £6

British Airways delays Boeing 787-10 aircraft introduction – again

Is a 25,000 mile bonus on the Virgin Reward+ credit card a good reason to collect Flying Club miles?

British Airways coronavirus flight changes – an update as of Monday 24th February

Buy Avios points for almost exactly 1p via Iberia Plus

Time is running out to apply for the Starwood Preferred Guest American Express credit card

Win 5,000 Heathrow Rewards points with ‘Green Points’ – virtually no entries so far!

What you need to know about the American Express Centurion airport lounges in the US, HK and soon UK!

Hilton adds a brand new 3,500 room resort in Las Vegas next year

Win tickets to the UEFA Champions League final with Hotels.com

Is luggage rental useful? We review Cargo, a new suitcase hire service

Win 2 x Business Class tickets with Qatar Airways and HFP to (virtually) anywhere!

The amazing hotel points deal at W Abu Dhabi for the Grand Prix is back!

Does the Barclays Travel Plus Pack make sense for Barclays current account holders?

End of an era as Virgin Atlantic stops its free Upper Class chauffeur service

See The Who in concert with your IHG Rewards Club points

Get a 50% bonus when you buy Marriott Bonvoy hotel points

Etihad is now selling Economy passengers empty seats on its flights!

British Airways adds extra March and April flights to Cape Town, Miami and Seattle

Earn Avios points at Twickenham if you’re heading to the Six Nations rugby!

It’s another Qatar Airways ‘up to 10% off’ flight sale day!

Qatar Airways increases its shareholding in IAG, parent of British Airways

Virgin news: Extra Havana flight added, Flybe now fully bookable via Virgin, buy cheap miles with ‘Miles Booster’

Book now – wide open Avios flight availablity to East Coast USA and Canada in Club World!

Accor to launch Visa credit cards across Europe which will earn Accor Live Limitless hotel points

North Island Resort now bookable for 358,000 Marriott Bonvoy points per night!

New Malaysia Airlines flight sale now on

An Avios flight redemption bonanza to parts of Asia …. if you’re up for travelling at the moment

The British Airways High Life and Business Life magazines go digital

Avios and Barclays Premier agree a long-term points-earning partnership

Get £50 when you open a Revolut for Business account

How to earn Flying Club miles with the (improving) Virgin Atlantic 1 year Flying Club Savings Account

Can you access Aer Lingus airport lounges with British Airways Executive Club status?

Holiday Inn Heathrow Ariel hotel closed – to be used as a coronavirus quarantine centre!

NEW: Find British Airways and Virgin Atlantic reward flight availability using SeatSpy

How to earn easy Virgin Atlantic Silver and Gold status flying with KLM and Air France

This is what British Airways slot sitting looks like …..

Last call to buy Hilton hotel points with a 100% bonus … which I took up

Earn double Club Eurostar points on Eurostar trains to the Netherlands

“How to get elite British Airways status quicker than you think”

“How to get elite British Airways status quicker than you think”

Save money on KLM long-haul business class flights with a Valentine promotion

No1 Lounges increases its reservation fee for Priority Pass airport lounge card holders

Review: The Martinique, New York (a Hilton ‘Curio Collection’ hotel)

Save 10% on Lastminute.com gift cards – good for flight and hotel discounts

Big – negative – changes coming to Gatwick Express trains from May

Earn double Clubcard points at Tesco when you scan the app

How to get a one-way Hertz UK car rental for just £1!

How to access some Lufthansa airport lounges with an American Express Platinum card

Did you know a Railcard can be bought and downloaded immediately?

Save up to £70 on Virgin Atlantic Premium flights

American Express launches a new spend bonus to earn extra points

British Airways launches extra flights to Cape Town, St Lucia and Cancun

More British Airways tier-point earning flights as Alaska Airlines joins the oneworld alliance

Flying British Airways on Saturday 15th February? Cancellation / reroute guidelines due to Storm Dennis

Your complete guide to redeeming Virgin Flying Club miles on Air France and KLM (Part 1)

Your complete guide to redeeming Virgin Flying Club miles on Air France and KLM (Part 2)

A good value Marriott Bonvoy New York hotel points redemption – Renaissance New York Chelsea

British Airways cancels one daily Hong Kong flight due to coronavirus

British Airways announces Summer flights to Newquay

Virgin Atlantic is (re)launching flights to Cape Town this Winter!

Avios-earning at Travelex is now back after the cyber attack

BA news: Cruise118 Avios winner, half-term British Airways family treats, a great BA deal to ….. Shanghai!

Virgin news: the new A350 Upper Class tray table, 50% bonus buying Flying Club miles, Government to take equity in Flybe?

BREAKING: Air Italy goes into liquidation – no more Avios earning or redeeming possible

Get a special British Airways Valentine deal when two people travel

World of Hyatt launches its new Spring hotel points promotion – register now

Excellent 2-4-1 First and Business deals from Amsterdam with SWISS & Lufthansa

Can you really fly Ryanair for £5 all-in? And would you want to? I try it out! (Part 1)

Can you really fly Ryanair for £5 all-in? And would you want to? I try it out! (Part 2)

British Airways offering ‘overnight bag drop’ at Heathrow Airport

Your first look at the new Luton Airport Aspire lounge

Save 10% on Priority Pass airport lounge club membership

The little-known way that Amex Platinum gets you Star Alliance Silver and fast track Star Alliance Gold

Review: The Escape Lounge at London Stansted Airport

How you can earn Virgin Flying Club miles in-store at Morrisons supermarkets

LATAM drop its flat-bed Frankfurt to Madrid flight …. not that it matters now

Save 20% on all Plaza Premium airport lounges worldwide

Review: How is the Hampton by Hilton Stansted Airport hotel?

Get 1,000 Virgin Flying Club bonus miles with Tesco Clubcard

Head for Points hits 400,000 reader comments!

Norwegian decides against launching flights from Heathrow Airport

What happens to your Avios points when you die?

Frankfurt Airport gains a Marriott hotel but loses part of a Sheraton!

Try your luck with IHG Reward Club’s ‘4th Night Free’ hotel promo

Good Accor deal – earn 6,000 bonus Avios points (or €120) for 3 x 2-night hotel stays

Book now – Marriott Bonvoy announces which hotels are going up in points price on 4th March

NEW: Get a VERY rare increased points bonus on the free IHG Rewards Club Mastercard credit card!

Get £80 cashback on Qatar Airways flights with American Express

British Airways moving Tokyo flights from Narita to Haneda airport

Review: Is Stansted Express First Class worth it?

How many British Airways Executive Club tier points do you earn on Qatar Airways flights?

REGISTER NOW: Earn up to 301,000 bonus IHG Rewards Club points in their new Spring hotel promotion!

British Airways announces long-haul economy flight improvements

Save £100 with a new American Express and Malaysia Airlines cashback flight offer

Lufthansa launches daily flights from Munich to Newcastle

AT LAST: Here’s the date you can earn and spend Virgin Flying Club miles on Air France and KLM!

Flybe launching flights from London City Airport to Luxembourg

Good British Airways World Traveller Plus flight deals from Switzerland to North America

Get 30% off UK and European Hilton hotels for public sector workers

SUNDAY ONLY: Save 10% on Qatar Airways flights from the UK or Europe

American Airlines dropping three hotel partners – Hilton, Choice and Best Western

Get 700 bonus Avios points with an Avis car rental

Exclusive HFP reader benefits from the Domes hotel group

Is Capital On Tap Business Rewards (15,000 Avios bonus) or BA Accelerating Business Amex the best SME credit card?

Is the new Tesco Clubcard Plus credit card, which earns Avios, worth a look?

Revolut is offering free airport lounge access if your flight is delayed!

Improved £75 Hilton hotel cashback deal launched with American Express

Get up to 3,000 Accor hotel points and up to 25% off with Europcar

LATAM leaving oneworld on 30th April – earlier than we expected