The new HFP chat thread – Saturday 11th April

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We have decided to run this new daily chat thread on Head for Points.

Historically, the daily ‘Bits’ articles were the defacto repository for random comments and questions.  It is unlikely that the news flow will be so big over the next few weeks that we will need many ‘Bits’ articles, however.

The comments under this article are where you should post questions about travel and, indeed, anything else on your mind.  At this tricky time, and given that many of you are stuck at home self-isolating, we want the HFP community to have a place to chat.

Please only comment under the main articles on the site if your comment is directly related to the topic of the article.  This has long-term benefits as its keeps the commentary relevant for people who read those articles in the future.

By default, HFP shows the last page of comments under the article.  If you want to see the first page of comments and read them all from beginning to end in order, click here: The page will refresh with this article but the comments will now show the first page and not the last page.

We will continue to monitor how this is working:

we could potentially split it into a daily travel and non-travel chat thread

we may install some basic forum software

we may start suggesting potential topics for daily discussion

Let’s see how it goes.  Take care!

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  1. Any recommended reading for investments?
    What are people investing in right now? Ie, companies to use.

    • Harry T says:

      Smarter Investing by Tim Hale.
      Monevator website.

    • Genghis says:

      I recommend reading these books in this order:

      1. Reset by David Sawyer
      2. Investing Demystified by Lars Kroijer
      3. How to own the world by Andrew Craig
      4. Smarter Investing by Tim Hale

    • Edinburgh and Fife coast residential property.

  2. Matthew says:

    Sorry if already mentioned but might help others….

    Virgin to Hilton (27 March requested) now in Hilton account
    Tesco to Virgin 1000 auto tip posted yesterday

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