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Here’s the full HfP index of articles for December 2020

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

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Your EHIC insurance card has been reprieved and will still be valid tomorrow

15% bonus on transfers of Amex points to KrisFlyer extended

Various hotel ‘buy points’ offer are ending today

Emirates unveils a Premium Economy cabin and refreshes First & Business

Save 80% on British Airways ex-duty free toys down at Home Bargains!

REGISTER NOW: Hilton launches new bonus points promotion for January to April

Domes of Elounda and its link to BA’s history

Is it legal to fly or travel abroad if you live in Tier 4?

What Amex sign-up bonuses are you still eligible for?

Why using Virgin Points on ANA is the best way to get to Japan

Why did the A380 fail? Airbus salesman John Leahy spills the beans

News: Hilton Winter sale, Opodo flight discount, congratulations Anika

Seven Avios secrets you probably don’t know

Virgin Atlantic and British Airways sale updates

Save 10% on Marriott Homes & Villas rentals for 2021 – but be wary of paying with points

IHG gives a 2nd credit card free night to anyone with an unused voucher

You now need a negative covid test for New York flights

Qatar Airways offering full refunds on flights booked now for 2021

How to swap some airline and hotel points between programmes with

Why you should use AwardWallet to track your frequent flyer miles and hotel loyalty points

Accor Live Limitless halves the status requirements for 2021

Aer Lingus gets the final US approval to join the BA / AA / Iberia / Finnair transatlantic joint venture

Review: the recently rebranded DoubleTree Manchester Airport hotel

Why you should NEVER book Avios flights on Iberia via

Is IHG Rewards Club launching milestone bonuses for 2021?

Radisson opening a luxury resort in Santorini in 2021

Get an extra Rewards free night stamp on your next stay

Book the first Manchester AO Arena tickets on Virgin Points

Loganair launches Glasgow to Edinburgh flights

Get 30,000 Membership Rewards points with the Amex International $/€ Cards

Tier 4 travel: Full legal wording now published, in force from 7am Sunday

Save on No1 Lounges vouchers for 2021 (or 2022!)

British Airways launches a 30% ‘buy Avios’ bonus

Avanti West Coast introduces ‘Standard Premium’

Last day! Win a pair of shoes with Jones Bootmaker

Tier 4: What the Government guidance (but not the law) says about travel

Review: a British Airways day trip to Gibraltar

British Airways to return to Heathrow Terminal 3 in April

IAG buys Air Europa for €500m …. paid in 2026

DAY 4: Win a pair of Oxford semi-brogue shoes with Jones Bootmaker and HfP

The British Airways sale: Club World from £1,199 return

My experience of paying for a PCR covid test in London

DAY 3: Win a pair of double monk shoes with Jones Bootmaker and HfP

Uruguay, Namibia and the US Virgin Islands ADDED to quarantine list

Has British Airways just cancelled your long haul flights? Here are your options

HfP reader offer: FREE 3 month trial of Love Home Swap

DAY 2: Win a new pair of brogues with Jones Bootmaker and HfP

British Airways lounge openings over Christmas – where can you go?

Heathrow’s third runway is back on as airport wins Supreme Court case

Virgin Atlantic sale now on: Upper Class from £1,149, Premium from £569

WIN: Win a pair of shoes every day with Jones Bootmaker and HfP

LIMITED OFFER: Get £20 back on easyJet bookings with Mastercard (Winter 2021 now on sale)

Aegean changes its rules to stop you getting your 1,000 free Avios!

What are the best credit card sign-up deals for December?

Qatar Airways restarts services from London Gatwick

Hilton opening a Curio Collection resort in Crete

News: British Airways drops Buenos Aires direct, American Airlines buys Finnair slots at Heathrow

Save 25% when you redeem Avios on Vueling

How many Avios do you need for flights on British Airways partner airlines? (Part 1)

How many Avios do you need for flights on British Airways partner airlines? (Part 2)

How to earn IHG Rewards Club points with OpenTable restaurant bookings

Review: Marriott County Hall, London on a work-and-sleep ‘Stay Pass’

Royal Air Maroc announces new UK routes

News: £30 of free Uber credit for NHS staff, Virgin pulls Manchester to Delhi and Mumbai

‘My Favourite Hotel’ review – Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel, Ecuador

Saying goodbye to the Queen: our tour of Virgin’s last 747

Got Hilton Diamond? You can give free Hilton Gold status to a friend!

How to create an Amex Platinum Covid insurance certificate before you travel

Let Plum Guide find you the ideal holiday home for 2021

Did British Airways target you for a Gold Upgrade Voucher offer?

Canary Islands ADDED to quarantine list, with Botswana and Saudi Arabia removed

Avanti West Coast and South Western Railway franchise termination deal agreed

Virgin Atlantic selling off its wine …. and Dreamliners

Save 25% when you buy World of Hyatt points

EDF has an exclusive energy deal for Amex Business cardholders

British Airways opens at Southampton! 11 routes now bookable

What is the best Star Alliance frequent flyer programme for you?

Get £50 off Air France economy flights

Kimpton announces a new hotel in Mallorca

Get 500 free World of Hyatt points today

Review: Courtyard by Marriott Luton Airport hotel

Win British Airways First Class tea sets, mugs and more with HfP!

New Radisson ‘Dream Deals’ sale launching today

Save 20% on minicabs to Heathrow

Last call for bonus Avios on hotel transfers

Which airlines let you convert OUT of their miles and into Accor hotel points?

Here are 10 new Marriott hotels you’ll want to visit in 2021

How I made £108 using my Amex Platinum Business £200 ‘Business Bundle’ credit

Review: I try ‘work from hotel’ at DoubleTree Tower of London

Is it worth converting Virgin Points to Hilton Honors or IHG Rewards Club points?

‘My Favourite Hotel’ review – The Shack Up Inn, Clarksdale, Mississippi

Are the six free American Express Platinum hotel status cards worth having?

IHG launches its Winter sale – rooms are refundable

Earn bonus Accor Live Limitless points buying Accor gift vouchers

Say goodbye to Virgin’s 747s with dinner, champagne and aircraft tour for £50!

IT’S BACK! Save up to £50 with American Express Shop Small UK for Christmas 2020

Get 200 bonus Avios per NIGHT with IHG if you take miles over points – worth it?

Heathrow announces plans for a £5 drop-off fee

Le Meridien Piccadilly to leave Marriott

Buy dinner at Hoxton Hotels and get a free room!

Get top-tier Hyatt status until February 2023 with just 15 nights in Hayes!

Get an extra 10% off Melia hotel bookings – plus earn double Avios points

Morrisons has gone from Virgin’s in-store points scheme

Two more British Airways Boeing 747 aircraft saved

Bonus Avios for British Airways American Express cardholders

British Airways to launch a partnership with Brazilian airline GOL?

Try a new First Class ferry lounge to Dublin and Belfast with Stena Line

Cheap MeliaRewards points are back on Amazon!

British Airways to restart flights to Dhaka after 12 years

easyJet blocking use of overhead bins for most passengers from February

Get a 50% Shangri-La Golden Circle ‘buy points’ bonus

Loganair moves its Isle of Man route to Heathrow

Heathrow hoping to sell covid test kits in Arrivals

What can your business do with American Express Membership Rewards points?

Book (almost) all Marriott redemptions at off-peak prices until February

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