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The latest travel and aviation news:

You have up until Thursday to apply for the Capital on Tap Business Rewards card and get a 29,900 Avios sign-up bonus. This is an EXCLUSIVE offer for Head for Points readers who own a small business.

BA has added 16 Manchester and Heathrow flights to Porto for the Champions League final.

It has also added more flights from London City, Edinburgh and Southampton as well as additional European destinations from Heathrow.

Credit card news:

Is the new Barclays Premier Avios Rewards benefit worth it? We take a look at how the scheme works. Plus how does the new Barclays Premier BA upgrade voucher work?

The free British Airways Amex is now arguably the best cashback card in Britain – here’s why.

Why should you add a supplementary card to your American Express account? Here are the benefits.

British Airways news:

We go back to basics and take a look at which routes offer the best Avios value per mile of flight.

British Airways is trialling virtual queuing at Terminal 5, letting you pre-book a check-in slot.

Get 62 free Avios via a Nectar Esso promotion!

Kimpton Charlotte Square spa

Hotel news:

This article rounds up this month’s hotel promos for all the major chains. Don’t book anything without reading it.

We take a look at which of the hotel chains let you spend points on food, drinks and spa packages.

Save 30% when buying Marriott Bonvoy points.

IHG Rewards extends Spire status for some people and drops in a 25,000 point bonus too.

IHG is offering midnight check-out for some UK bookings.

Other interesting bits:

Time to book your flights to Jersey: it has moved England, Scotland and Wales to its Green List with no quarantine for vaccinated travellers – and only 12 hours for everyone else.

Priority Pass says it is adding 150 new lounges to its network this year.

Would you pay £59.99 for Opodo Prime?

The Viking Nectar bonus offer is back if you need office supplies. Earn triple Nectar points (=triple Avios).

Offers you missed:

The Amex referral bonus promotion ended this week. You could have picked up a maximum of 74,000 points between you and a friend for just one application.

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