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What you missed on Head for Points last week

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This week’s top offers

Save 30% (up to £60) at Amazon by opening a free Amazon Business account!

Bicester Village is offering triple Avios and up to 30% off during the Bicester Village Private Sale – full details here.

You can get 5,000 Avios or other miles with your first Rocketmiles hotel booking, including just one night’s stay.

Hyatt luxury brands offering ‘3 for 2’ via Hyatt Prive agents – with extra benefits on top including breakfast, a guaranteed upgrade, $100 credit and more.

Latest travel corridors update

Turkey and Poland have been added to the quarantine list. No countries have been removed.

Check our updated cheat sheet to see which countries don’t require a quarantine on either the outbound or inbound.

American Express news

This article looks at five reasons you should keep your Amex Gold card after the free first year.

British Airways

This week British Airways released full schedules of all its routes in October. You can see the short haul list here and the long haul list here. They are longer than you might think!

British Airways has also extended its ‘Book with Confidence’ policy – albeit not by much.

A quiet change to BA’s Executive Club T&Cs suggests it might be able to expel you if you criticise it online.

Hotels

This week we have three hotel reviews:

IHG launched a flash sale and buying points bonus. citizenM also launched a flash sale here.

Best Western didn’t want to be caught on on the action and launched its own £48 48-hour flash sale.

Hampton by Hilton revealed its new design concept at a new opening in Ealing whilst Conrad has taken over a top Abu Dhabi hotel from Jumeirah.

One&Only Desaru Coast

Miscellaneous

What’s new from Qatar Airways? New Manchester flights, more South Asian routes reopen, innovative UV cleaning technology

Win a luxury holiday with Malaysia Airlines and HfP – and why you should fly them

Race against McLaren Formula 1 driver Lando Norris with Hilton Honors Experiences

Lufthansa CEO thinks long haul markets will reopen with rapid testing before Christmas

Offers you missed:

The amazing but extremely short-lived IHG deal at the new Hotel Indigo Bath meant you could have got a £500 site for 30,000 points. Head for Points readers took all the availability …..

The 50% bonus when buying Avios also closed this week, as did the 10 Avios per £1 in the Hackett menswear sale.