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The HfP chat thread – Tuesday 23rd March

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We are running this daily chat thread on Head for Points during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Comments (289)

  • The Original Nick. says:

    So The real Harry, Squills, Shoestring, what name are you under now? And I don’t expect you to reveal yourself but it’s good to hear that you’re still around. Low profile is always good at times.

    • Bazza says:

      I thought he got #cancelled?

      He was always the best for clever stuff – no just your basic churning

    • Crafty says:

      Is he Chris Heyes?

    • Rhys says:

      He’s more than welcome to contribute if he has something decent to say. The reason we removed him was because he was trolling and posting extremely inappropriate stuff. It got out of hand during the first lockdown and we had to ban him.

  • BrotherBear says:

    Sure this has been asked numerous times so apologies in advance.

    Had some RFS flights cancelled (think they moved us onto different BA flights to same destination – time/day/airport changes).

    These flights are April/May so we won’t be able to go.

    What are our options? Are we able to get the flights moves to any date in the future? Does there need to be avios availability? Is it better to just get a refund?

    Thanks in advance.

  • Cookies says:

    Are there referral points to refer from green amex to platinum business?
    Thanks

  • Blenz101 says:

    TGLoyalty – you are right about the opening of the W in the earlier comments. I’ve no idea where my head was at when I bashed that out. I think maybe mixing it up with the old W in Al Habtoor City where I had stayed several years ago before moving here.

    • TGLoyalty says:

      The V 🙂

      Those 3 properties actually look interesting (for hotels next to a 8 lane motorway lol)

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