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

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

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What are the most valuable credit card sign-up bonuses?

Amex Business cardholders can sell their Membership Rewards points for 0.9p again

British Airways launches new refundable ticket types – but only via travel agents for now

IAG 2020 results show strong cash position and reduced cash burn

Virgin Atlantic extends status and vouchers for Flying Club members

Get 100,000 points with American Express Business Platinum

Save up to 30% in IHG’s European hotel flash sale

BA Holidays adds new deals on European Summer holidays

News: Lufthansa adds Newcastle and Bristol, new lounges at Teesside

British Airways adds new Maldives services – Avios seats available

Get 50,000 points – and no fee in Year 1 – with Amex Business Gold

Register for World of Hyatt’s Spring hotel promotion

British Airways to refurbish the A380 fleet?

Manhattan hotel closures accelerate

Redeem Avios for Nectar points for Marks & Spencer gift cards

The biggest UK card sign-up bonus EVER is here, worth 100,000 points

Hilton’s luxury brands offering ‘3rd night free’ for hotel stays in Europe

British Airways: links to core HfP reviews and guides

Amex Business Platinum giving you £150 back when you spend £1,000 – in one go

British Airways to defer £450 million in pension plan payments to preserve cash

Get 1,000 very useful free Aegean Miles+Bonus miles

Win 1 million Virgin Red points

What can you do with American Express Membership Rewards points?

Amex Centurion card: what is it and what are the UK benefits?

The HfP guide to British Airways First Suite

Book London’s Hard Rock Hotel from £99

Watch a YouTube series on planning a BA tier point run

Accor is still expiring your points despite covid – what can you do?

What is the best credit card for foreign FX spending when someone else is paying?

Did you know Lufthansa Miles & More offers a 25% miles discount for children?

Which British Airways economy tickets can be upgraded with Avios?

Get a 40%-50% bonus when you buy Marriott points – and last call for 10% off redemptions

Virgin Atlantic improves its ticket flexibility

United Airlines to launch London Heathrow to Boston

Get 1,500 Avios with Disney+, and beat the £20 price rise

Get £100-£150 of Dell cashback with a new Amex Business benefit

Daily Mail refunding people who took out the Nectar subscription deal

The final British Airways London City A318 aircraft is scrapped

Collect up to 10,000 bonus Nectar points (6,250 Avios) with Sainsbury’s Energy

IHG Rewards has rolled over your elite nights from 2020

Up to 2,000 free Nectar points (1,250 Avios) just for opening the app

What are the rules for booking an ‘open jaw’ redemption flight using Avios points?

Save 15% on No1 Lounges

£100 rooms available at Hilton’s 100 Queen’s Gate in London

Win one of 1,000 Virgin Voyages cruises

New Luton Airport non-stop train service confirmed

Save 10% on a Plum Guide home and villa rental

Get 15,000 Virgin Points by opening a free Virgin Money current account

Review: the British Airways Accelerating Business American Express credit card

Your BA American Express 2-4-1 companion vouchers have been extended (again)

A HfP reader sues BA when it refuses downgrade compensation on a 241 voucher

News: free £15 Uber vaccination ride, Malaysia increases LHR, BA’s French credit card closes

easyJet’s controversial new cabin bag policy is now live

Excellent Lufthansa and SWISS First and Business Class deals from the UK

News: new LNER American Express cashback deal, Stansted Airport drop-off fee hits £7

British Airways expands the VeriFLY covid app to ALL inbound flights

News: 25% AddLee vaccination taxi discount, Loganair launches Newcastle to Jersey

Last day to get 500 bonus Avios from a Nectar conversion

Possible 18,750 Avios for £53 via the Daily Mail

Lawyers in BA data breach compensation case lose £1m fee claim

Review: the Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa credit card

Lufthansa only halting miles expiry for credit card holders until 31st December

Gatwick Airport launching its £5 drop-off fee on 8th March

How many flights is British Airways operating at the moment?

Which hotel scheme requires the least spend for top tier status?

The Government’s hotel quarantine booking portal is now live

Earn Virgin Points by recycling ink cartridges with Tesco

Review: The Ritz Carlton Al Wadi Desert resort in Ras Al Khaimah

Earn double Marriott Bonvoy points on home and villa rentals

Earn 7x your normal Avios at eBay

How to maximise your Avios when flying British Airways partners – by crediting to Iberia

Marriott adds 19 all-inclusive beach resorts in one deal, bookable this Summer

A mysterious £8.90 tax is being added to all Heathrow flights

Heathrow wants to put up ticket costs to recover covid losses – and the Government agrees

Why not plan a post-lockdown staycation?

You can now earn and spend Virgin Points via Virgin Red – and get 500 bonus points

How to extend your BA Amex 2-4-1 companion voucher to 30th April 2023

Virgin Atlantic improves its British Airways status match – a handy resource for maximising your frequent flyer miles

When should you accept a British Airways ‘Future Travel Voucher’ instead of a cash refund?

News: Hyatt deals for 30+ night stays, Jones Bootmaker winners

Exclusive ‘3-4-2’ offer at InterContinental hotels

Review: the American Express Platinum Cashback credit cards

We have our first example of Avios / Nectar fraud

Review: the Nectar American Express credit card

Your Miles & More Diners Club and Mastercard are closing in April – what does this mean?

Which Marriott hotels are going up or down in points price in March?

Get 12 copies of The Economist for £29 – and earn 1,200 Avios

Get a 10% bonus on Accor UK hotel gift cards

Eastern Airways launches two new routes to Gibraltar

IHG Rewards Club becomes IHG Rewards in rebranding

Got a Virgin credit card? Earn cashback rewards via the app

How is the British Airways Club Suite roll out progressing?

Hilton opens a huge beach resort (with a water park!) in Qatar

Amex launches a new permanent £100-£150 annual Dell cashback for Business cardholders

What is the best use of Amex Membership Rewards points, after the Avios / Nectar deal?

REGISTER NOW for Marriott’s new ‘double points and double elite nights’ promotion

Your 2021 Marriott Bonvoy bonus elite nights have posted – check your account

This is the new seat that JetBlue will fly to London

A JW Marriott hotel is heading for Berlin

Join a virtual Formula 1 event with Hilton Honors

Earn 10 Avios per £1 in the Hackett ‘50% off’ sale

Last day for the BA and Virgin Atlantic sales – and the 30% ‘buy Avios’ bonus

What is the difference between American Express Gold and American Express Platinum?

How to use your £25 Financial Times credit from American Express

Here’s what a hotel quarantine package looks like

Is your Avios account now at greater risk from hackers?

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