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The HfP chat thread – Monday 29th 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 (321)

  • Andrew says:

    Data point on Avios to Nectar manual transfers: rang last Monday afternoon, phone answered without wait (it’s a dedicated line just for this) and were in my Nectar account today, so 5 working days. And I suppose one day the conversion tool will be fixed!

    • ScienceTeacher says:

      I did a conversion instantly on Friday? Why did you have to ring?

  • Jtz says:

    Just to confirm, can you apply for the amex business gold/plat card with the welcome bonus if you currently have green personal

    Thanks

    • Guernsey Globetrotter says:

      No – to be eligible for the bonus you mustn’t have held a personal card earning membership rewards (e.g the Amex Green) or any Amex business card within the last 6 months…

  • mutley says:

    Apart from the current 8400 Avios for print and digital subscription to The Economist is anyone aware of any other deals re taking out/renewing subscription.

    Thanks

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