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The HfP chat thread – Tuesday 3rd November

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

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Comments (244)

  • ali says:

    do we reckon there’ll be a window to use the £400 marriott offer post lockdown?

  • Mike says:

    1000 MR spending £5 anywhere on ARCC.

  • John says:

    Is there anywhere to find out exactly what flights BA will be cancelling? Want to fly to Abuja for work on Saturday and trying to find out if they will be going. Phones no chance… no answer!

  • Wally1976 says:

    Just wanted to have a moan. Between my wife and I we have Amex platinum, gold, ARCC, BAPP and a cashback card all with supps. We have had no Harrods offer (no letter, not showing on either offers saved or not saved), no Marriott £400 offer, no MR or similar offers, just a load of offers that are useless to us. I know we’re not the only ones and we don’t have a right to these offers. Just tried to ask about Harrods offer on webchat but it’s unavailable.

    While I’m on, neither my wife or I have received October’s Hilton Barclaycard points. We have sent them messages through the secure messaging facility. They have replied but we’re not able to access their replies – there seems to be some kind of technical problem preventing us from seeing them!? We’ve made them aware anyway in case they weren’t already! Again I know this is a common problem – has anyone phoned or managed to send and receive a secure message?

    All very much first world problems I guess!

  • James says:

    Visited Berners Tavern this evening and The London Edition shows on my Amex statement. Read into that what you will.