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The HfP chat thread – Saturday 17th October

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We have decided to run this daily chat thread on Head for Points during the coronavirus outbreak.

Historically, the daily ‘Bits’ articles were the de facto repository for random comments and questions.  With the news flow being lighter, we are running fewer ‘Bits’ articles.

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 at home, we want the HfP community to have a place to chat.


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Comments (134)

  • S says:

    Has anyone had any luck with Virgin S75 claims recently?

    Booked 2 x Business flights to New Zealand with GoToGate (Lufthansa). Flights were cancelled (by airline) in August, but they are still refusing to provide a refund, stating the fare rules do not allow them to.

    • Baji Nahid says:

      Yep! Its all BS, funny that they day my S75 claim was successful the TA suddenly decided to email and state that oh your refund is here from us. They actually had my refund a long time ago and virgin confirmed this.

      Wouldn’t want to wish any company folding but, if it they do, its karma lol.

      • S says:

        Travel insurance has got a £100 excess per person so trying to avoid going down that route, or would the credit card company cover the £200?

        • MarianC says:

          I believe travel insurance will ask you to contact the credit card company first, at least that’s my case.

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