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Here’s the full HfP index of articles for January 2021

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Here is a full list of the articles we published in January 2021.  Click through to read them in full:

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Do you have Section 75 chargeback rights as a supplementary credit card holder?

The first new-look Sheraton hotels are open …. and look good!

Review: the Virgin Atlantic Reward Plus Mastercard credit card

How do Emirates ‘My Family’ household accounts work?

When is it worth paying an annual fee for a miles and points credit card?

British Airways trials digital “health passport” app VeriFLY on US flights

Review: the Virgin Atlantic Reward Mastercard credit card

Who won Hilton Honors Gold status in our competition?

Melia knocks another 10% off January sale bookings

Register now for Radisson’s new double points promotion

Review: the Tesco Bank Mastercard credit card

Your British Airways eVoucher or FTV is now extended to 30th April 2023

In Ras Al Khaimah, did I find the most generous Marriott Bonvoy elite member welcome gift?

Get a good points deal at the new Kimpton St Honore Paris

Get a 30% bonus when you buy World of Hyatt points

JetBlue files a formal complaint about London airport slot access

News: 75% bonus buying IHG points, save £50 on Virgin Atlantic Premium flights

Win a year of free Hilton Honors Gold status on HfP today

Is ‘Part Pay With Avios’ for BA flights still worth it in the Nectar era?

Why Mastercard’s new merchant fees won’t improve your credit card rewards

Hilton launches another 100% bonus when you buy points

Review: the Sainsbury’s Nectar Credit Card

Exclusive HfP reader benefits from the Domes hotel group

British Airways changes its ‘Book with Confidence’ policy (again)

Get 1,250 Avios with a £30 spend at Viking

Review: the Marriott Bonvoy American Express credit card

How can you spend Nectar points?

How a reader got a £712 hotel stay for £25 with the Amex Platinum £400 offer

We review Jurys Rewards – is the Jurys Inn hotel loyalty scheme any good?

How can you earn Nectar points? (Part 1 – non-financial)

How can you earn Nectar points? (Part 2 – financial)

Review: the IHG Rewards Club Mastercard credit card

How a couple can earn 186,875 Avios if they are new to Amex

1 million British Airways seats bookable for less than £40

Heathrow Express launches its new fleet of old trains

Sainsbury’s is the new Avios supermarket partner!

How can you maximise the American Express ‘£20 cashback on £25 Daily Telegraph spend’ offer?

Get €350 resort credit at select Marriott hotels in the British Airways Holidays sale

Doha to Dubai flights restarted by Qatar Airways – another Avios option

Another £175 of free money for Amex Platinum cardholders!

MBNA Smart Rewards – the new cashback scheme – is now live

Loganair launches Teesside to Heathrow and boosts Isle of Man services

British Airways completes its short-haul wi-fi roll out

Review: the HSBC Premier World Elite Mastercard credit card

Holiday lessons (2): ‘Earn and burn’ is not always your best strategy

How you can get a generous reward from the American Express ‘refer a friend’ programme

When should a British Airways Gold book a ‘double Avios’ Gold Priority Reward?

Curve Card raises $95 million in new funding

Additional discounts in the Virgin Atlantic Winter sale

LAST CALL for Tesco Clubcard to Avios conversions

ENDING SOON: Use Amex Platinum to get Star Alliance Silver and fast track Star Alliance Gold

Review: the HSBC Premier Mastercard credit card

Get Hilton Diamond with just 9 nights (or days) with a new Hilton status match

Review: How does the Jumeirah One hotel loyalty scheme work?

Review: the British Airways American Express Premium Plus credit card

UK to close ALL travel corridors from Monday

Norwegian ends all long haul flying – the end for low-cost long haul?

Should you get the Marriott Bonvoy Amex for 15 elite night credits and 10x points on stays?

How does the Hertz car rental benefit for Amex Gold cardholders work?

UK bans inbound flights from Portugal and South America

The lawsuit against British Airways for the 2018 data breach is proceeding – should you join?

Buy or bid on a limited edition British Airways Boeing 747 Globe-Trotter suitcase

REGISTER NOW: IHG launches a new promotion and confirms ‘easier status’ with rollover nights

Review: Burj Al Arab, Dubai – “the world’s most luxurious hotel” (Part 1)

Review: Burj Al Arab, Dubai – “the world’s most luxurious hotel” (Part 2)

How to maximise the ‘£50 American Express cashback with PayPal’ offer

Listen to Radio 4’s “Inside the World of the Frequent Flyer”

Big Marriott Bonvoy changes make status chasing easy for 2022

Dubai removed from the travel corridors list with immediate effect

STATUS MATCH! Virgin Atlantic will match your British Airways Executive Club status

GOOD NEWS: Virgin US to EU redemptions will remain at 50,000 Points + $6 in Business

Why should you add an American Express Additional Card to your Gold or Platinum Account?

Got Amex Gold? You will receive a Priority Pass airport lounge card very soon

easyJet follows BA and takes a £1.4 billion loan guaranteed by the UK Government

Amex Platinum is dropping Shangri-La and Taj Hotels status on 1st April – here’s what you lose

Boeing buys its way out of prison with $2.5 billion for 346 737 MAX deaths

Review: the British Airways American Express (BA Amex) credit card

How does GHIC, the EHIC replacement EU travel insurance card, work?

Get 50% extra Virgin Points – and tier points – on new flight bookings (inc redemptions!)

Save up to 25% in the Radisson Hotels January sale

You will need a negative covid test to enter England from next week – even for UK residents

BA brings back free water and snacks in Economy – permanently

Save an extra £100 on your next holiday with BA Holidays

Get up to £50 American Express cashback with PayPal

Holiday lessons (1): Avios is not always the answer

Which hotel schemes let you earn points and night credit when you book multiple rooms?

Review: the American Express Rewards credit card

Malmaison York hotel opening soon

Will Avios redemptions to Dubai on Qatar Airways restart?

Review: the American Express Platinum charge card

Is IHG Rewards Club holding the Spire Elite target at 55,000 points for 2021?

Should you buy Olympic tickets to guarantee a Japan holiday in 2021?

Is American Express Platinum worth the £575 annual fee?

What is an Avios point worth?

Introducing Snoop: a new money-saving and money-management app

How to earn Marriott Bonvoy points flying Emirates and get Emirates status benefits at Marriott hotels!

50 AwardWallet upgrade codes available below!

Tesco Clubcard and Avios divorce in two weeks – how should you play it?

40 AwardWallet 6-month upgrade vouchers (worth $15) to give away at noon today

Review: American Express Preferred Rewards Gold (Amex Gold) credit card

Reprieve? Virgin tells HfP its website does not accurately reflect changes to Delta redemptions

Historic photos of Heathrow as we celebrate 75 years of commercial flights

Review: The American Express Card (Amex Green) charge card

No more cheap £4 US to Europe flights on Virgin Points after ‘no notice’ devaluation

Still got the Amex Gold charge card? Swap to the Gold credit card and save £140

How to book Oman Air flights using Etihad Guest miles (as BA has dropped Muscat)

British Airways receives a £2 billion loan guaranteed by the UK Government

Has Radisson dropped ‘family redemptions’? What are the alternatives with kids?

‘My Favourite Hotel’ review: Park Hyatt Zanzibar

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