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The latest travel and aviation news:

Exclusive to HfP readers: Get 29,900 Avios (or £299) with the latest Capital on Tap Business Rewards Visa credit card sign-up offer. This is the biggest sign-up bonus Capital on Tap have ever offered. We answer your questions about the offer here.

Two new wine offers have landed. You can get 2,000 Avios with Laithwaites Wine Flyer or 2,000 Virgin Points with a Virgin Wines deal.

Iberia is launching direct flights to the Maldives, opening up a further Avios redemption option.

Credit card news:

Amex has launched new supplementary card points bonuses when you add someone to your Marriott, Nectar, Green or ARCC account.

The British Airways American Express cards now have a new bonus Avios promotion on your daily spend – make sure to opt in.

Rob takes a look at the four credit cards that are worth keeping just for their benefits.

This week is the last week for Amex Business cardholders to redeem your Membership Rewards points for cash at a surprisingly decent rate.

British Airways news:

Missing the Queen of the Skies already? BA’s ‘Landor’ Boeing 747 is now open to the public at Dunsfold Park Aerodrome.

BA’s biggest shareholder calls it a ‘2 out of 10 airline’ ….

British Airways has extended On Business points and status again.

Hotel news:

Hilton has launched a new bonus points promotion from May – make sure to register, even if you don’t have any bookings lined up.

We can exclusively reveal that the Crowne Plaza Kensington is becoming a DoubleTree.

A Radisson Rewards devaluation is coming – here’s what’s changing and what that means for your points.

Did you know eight Hilton brands don’t offer upgrades to Gold and Diamond members?

Other interesting bits:

Sainsbury’s appears to be changing its Nectar earning strategy, with some people no longer receiving weekly bonus promotions.

Flybe is back – or is it? A lot has changed since Flybe went bust in 2020. Can its new owners successfully resurrect it?

South Western Railway is leaving Nectar

Offers you missed:

The British Airways spring sale ended this week.

You could have earned 6x or 7x bonus Avios on eBay purchases via Nectar.

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