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

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

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We put the new BA ‘Speedbird Cafe’ (and Tom Kerridge pie) to the test

Redeem your Virgin Points for limited edition socks!

Virgin Voyages UK cruises still bookable for points

Should tour operators be banned from using your money as working capital?

Exceptional TAP business class sale from the UK (eg NYC, SFO £999)

Should you credit SkyTeam and Etihad flights to Air Europa, hoping they become Avios?

All Dixons Travel stores to close after ban on tax free shopping

Get 30,000 points, and great benefits, with Amex Platinum

‘New’ Flybe gets 86 weekly Heathrow slots from British Airways – is it really back?

LAST CALL: Get a 50% bonus when you buy Virgin Points

British Airways adds four new European routes for Summer

British Airways has permanently closed its Elemis lounge spas

Save on flights and hotels with a new £50 American Express Travel cashback credit

Heathrow flights may be diverted to avoid Windsor

Teesside International Airport drops its £6 facility fee

How can you maximise the Barclays Avios Rewards upgrade voucher?

Which InterContinental hotels give free club lounge access if you use a ‘preferred partner’ agent?

Get 50% bonus Avios on foreign currency transfers with Midpoint

Get 25,000 Avios with British Airways Premium Plus Amex

Why did a smartphone cause a British Airways seat fire?

Get 2,200 On Business points with BA’s new SME credit card

Is there any link between Marriott Bonvoy peak and off-peak dates and the hotel cash price?

Why our Capital on Tap Visa promo may work even if you can’t spend £5,000

We try alfresco dining at the JW Marriott Grosvenor House

Jersey publishes the list of local authorities it will admit

More Six Senses resorts bookable with IHG Rewards points

easyJet adds flights from London Gatwick to Newquay

How to earn and spend Avios points on Vueling flights

NEW: Earn bonus points adding someone to your Marriott, Nectar or ARCC Amex card

Sainsbury’s cutting weekly Nectar (Avios) bonus offers for some

Did you know 8 Hilton brands don’t offer upgrades to Gold and Diamond members?

Your questions on our 29,900 points Capital on Tap Visa offer answered

News: UK hotel deals on Travelzoo, best Star Alliance programme

South Western Railway leaving Nectar

Visit BA’s ‘Landor’ Boeing 747 at Dunsfold Park Aerodrome on 26th June

Radisson Rewards devaluation coming – what is happening to your points?

FINAL CALL: Get a bargain in the British Airways Spring Sale

British Airways extends On Business points and status – again

What is the best Virgin Atlantic credit card?

NEW: Get a bonus worth 29,900 Avios or £299 with Capital on Tap’s Business Rewards Visa

REGISTER NOW: Hilton launches new bonus points promotion for stays from May

Stobart Air and Carlisle Lake District Airport sold

News: get bonus Avios with your BA Amex, Avis cashback, Radisson hotel sale

SME? Get 40,000 points with American Express Business Platinum

BA is a ‘2 out of 10’ airline, says its biggest shareholder

Four credit cards worth keeping, unused, just for their benefits

ENDS SOON: Amex Business cardholders can sell Membership Rewards points for 0.9p

Earn 2,000 Avios with a £47 six bottle wine offer

Earn 2,000 Virgin Points with a £66 Virgin Wines deal

Earn bonus MeliaRewards points in their Summer sale

Southampton Airport gets permission for runway extension

Iberia to launch flights to the Maldives

Is Flybe really going to return this Summer?

Hyatt extends its ‘day room’ product to London

Nectar bonuses: 6x bonus at eBay, 625 Avios via Nectar from Esso

Exclusive: Crowne Plaza Kensington becoming DoubleTree London Kensington

NEW OFFER: Get a free hotel reward night when you join InterContinental Ambassador

Which Virgin Atlantic card should replace your Lloyds Avios Rewards Mastercard?

Plaza Premium lounges drops Priority Pass

NEW: Is Clubcard Pay an easy way of earning Virgin Points or other rewards?

How to use Emirates Skywards miles on Qantas, Japan Airlines, easyJet and other airline partners

Get 160 tier points from £180 in the British Airways sale

The Lloyd Avios Rewards credit cards are finally closing – what should you do?

Amazon Music Unlimited offering 3-month free trial

Interesting new Travelzoo hotel deals in Liverpool and London

Air France launches new direct service to Nice – book on Virgin Points

Get an extra £300 off in the British Airways sale

New Amex cashback offers: Harrods, Boots, Uber Eats, FREE NOW

What benefits come with the Amazon Business American Express cards?

Get up to 12,500 Avios for 1.2p with a subscription to The Spectator

Limited time: American Express boosts referral bonuses for both you and your friends

FREE: Get 1-year of Leading Hotels of the World ‘Leaders Club’ membership, saving $175

EXCLUSIVE: American Express Shop Small to return in June, tweaked

JetBlue economy is looking good – low fares, free food and unlimited free wi-fi

Get Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse lounge access with American Express points

Get bonus Membership Rewards points at Sainsbury’s

New DoubleTree hotel, Monti, opens in Rome

Which is the best American Express cashback credit card?

What is the best Visa or Mastercard to get?

Sharp (50%) cuts in some IHG Rewards points pricing – mistake reversed?

Book a dope Virgin Voyages UK cruise this August with your Virgin Points

How to earn miles and points with Enterprise Rent-A-Car

“Feel free to book holidays” (but we won’t tell you where) says Grant Shapps

How does the new IHG Rewards points pricing vary at the same hotel?

LAST DAY: don’t miss 100,000 points from the biggest Amex sign-up bonus EVER

British Airways adds Gibraltar and Jersey flights from City – bookable now with Avios

Get a bargain in the British Airways Spring Sale – what is worth a look?

Why is Radisson Rewards splitting in two? What does it mean for you?

Get Star Alliance Gold and Virgin Clubhouse access by transferring your Amex points

The 2022 British Airways peak and off-peak Avios flight dates

What happened with IHG Rewards pricing? Some hard facts

Aer Lingus to stop storing payment cards over security concerns

The 2022 Iberia peak and off-peak Avios redemption flight calendar

NEW: get a £25 gift card and pay no annual fee for a year with Amazon Business American Express card

NEW: redeem Virgin Points for one-way ANA flights to Tokyo, from 47500 in Business

Nectar gearing up to launch card-linked earning with Nectar Connect

Alex Cruz to become Chief Executive of SAS?

Get a mystery bonus when you buy IHG Rewards points

The 2022 Aer Lingus peak and off-peak Avios flight redemption calendar

What is the best Avios credit card?

People who don’t buy points are already buying points without realising it

The InterContinental Venice hotel is finally here – as a Radisson

FINAL WEEK: Get 100,000 points with American Express Business Platinum

Are the best UK cashback credit cards a good alternative to miles and points cards?

Was your IHG milestone bonus just a big mistake?

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

New American Express cashback deals launched – and Shop Small changes?

Lufthansa launches a ‘241’ sale from Amsterdam

Virgin Hotels coming to Glasgow

Book an alfresco lunch or dinner at selected Marriott hotels this April

An interesting Amex Membership Rewards / KrisFlyer arbitrage has opened up

Get 40,000 Virgin Points bonus on flights to the Caribbean

News from the oneworld / Alaska Airlines press conference

195 British Airways Executive Club questions answered!

NEW: use Avios to book Alaska Airlines flights online – and earn tier points on cash tickets

Get a 50% bonus when you buy Virgin Points

Alex Cruz stands down as British Airways Chairman

Great value Six Senses redemptions now bookable with IHG Rewards points

Save 25% when you buy World of Hyatt points

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