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Important dates for your diary – offers about to close which you shouldn’t miss

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In the hope, if not the expectation, that we will see a return to some international travel soon, we have revived this ‘last chance’ feature.  It ran every two weeks for a number of years until we suspended it last March.

The aim of this feature is to summarise offers that are ending soon.  Years of experience of running offers for HfP readers has made it very clear that a large proportion like to leave things to the last minute ….

It pulls together the different deals mentioned in our daily articles and on our Top Avios Points Earning Offers, Top Hotel Bonus Points Offers and Top UK Credit Card Offers pages.

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Hotel promotions

Here are registration links for the current hotel promotions from the major chains:

Hilton Honors – double or triple points on stays between 3rd May and 6th September – register here

IHG Rewards – earn double base points on your 2nd stay after registration and 3x base points on third and subsequent stays after registration.  Offer runs between 15th May and 16th August.  Register here.

Radisson Rewards – earn 1,000 bonus points per night up to 30th September. You must register before booking. Register here.

World of Hyatt – triple base points on stays of 2+ nights between 20th July and 15th September – register here

Marriott and Accor are not currently running global promotions.

Accor IS running a double points promotion for Europe until 5th September – register here.

Dates for your diary

Sunday 11th July

Last day to book in the Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer redemption sale

Monday 12th July

Last day to book in the current Qatar Airways sale

Wednesday 14th July

Last day to book with Leading Hotels of the World to get double points (stay by 8th September)

Thursday 15th July

Heathrow Terminal 3 re-opens – Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines flights move back

Sunday 18th July

Last day to earn up to 200,000 Avios when you transfer existing ISAs or personal pensions to Nutmeg

Monday 19th July

Last day to receive bonus Avios for spending on the free British Airways American Express card

Tuesday 20th July

Last day to book in the BA Holidays Green List and Amber List sale, saving up to £300

First day for stays to count towards Hyatt’s ‘Bonus Journeys’ triple points promotion

Wednesday 28th July

Last day to transfer Nectar points into Avios to have a chance of winning a share of 2 million Avios

Saturday 31st July

Last day to receive bonus points for adding a supplementary card to American Express Gold, British Airways and British Airways Premium Plus credit cards

Last day to receive bonus points for adding a supplementary card to Marriott Bonvoy, Nectar, Green, Harrods and American Express Rewards credit cards

Last day to qualify for a free reward night when you join InterContinental Ambassador

Last day to earn double elite night credits with Shangri-La Golden Circle stays

Last day to join IHG Rewards if you want to take part in the ‘do two stays and get a free night’ new member promotion

Monday 2nd August

Last day to book in the IHG hotel Summer sale (stay by 30th January)

Comments (6)

  • Dubious says:

    Accor ALL also has a 4x points offer for new hotels which includes some hotels in Europe, so there might be an opportunity to double up.

    https://all.accor.com/loyalty-program/promotions-offers/bonus-offers/owm006126-001-earn-x4-reward-points.en.shtml#

    Book before 31/08/2021
    Stay at one the hotels before 07/10/2021

    • Rob says:

      I’d like this offer more if they actually listed the participating hotels in an easy to find and easy to read format.

  • KayGee says:

    Any reason why the Lufthsansa companion sale (expiry 20th Jul) is missing from the list? I know they have the sale more often than in the past but still decent value right – except that they are not free to amend?

    • Rob says:

      Simply never got around to covering it. The last one we covered got very little interest from readers so we decided to give this one a miss. The enthusiasm for booking indirect flights is very low.

      • KayGee says:

        Underestood, thanks Rob. This one does cover flights starting from the UK – Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London, Manchester, Newcastle as per their website

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