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

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

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Do you know the cost of reserving a British Airways Club World business class seat?

Accor launches new ‘experiences’ rewards including BST Hyde Park

‘Pret Perks’ launches today – how does it work?

How to get a discount on Heathrow Express train tickets (2021 edition)

Earn a huge 5x IHG Rewards points for bookings made on Monday and Tuesday

Review: the Kimpton St Honore Paris hotel – is the new European flagship worth a visit?

4am Tuesday is the start time for PCR tests and compulsory isolation

Loganair, Aurigny and Blue Islands to align their frequent flyer programmes

Why InterContinental Ambassador is a loyalty programme I am happy to pay for

How to get the best deals on Gatwick Airport car parking

UK reintroduces compulsory PCR tests for arrivals – must isolate until results arrive

Get triple Accor points on your next three stays – and a 20% bonus on gift cards

Save 20% on TAP Air Portugal flights from the UK booked this weekend

How do you earn Virgin Points at YOTEL hotels?

easyJet launches a £695 advent calendar – and it’s probably worth the money

News: earn triple Avios at Bicester Village, Plaza Premium and Amex Platinum kids promo

Earn 50 Nectar points (31 Avios) per £1 at eBay this lunchtime

British Airways launches Black Friday deals with up to £300 off British Airways Holidays

‘Red List’ quarantine returns and flights banned from six Southern African countries

Why Hyatt hotel suite upgrades with points are great value in Paris

News: IHG 5x points rumour, Hilton loses hotels in Glasgow, Maidstone and Arundel

Save up to 30% on hotels with Radisson’s Cyber Sale – and get 1,000 bonus points

Got kids? Box seats for Capital’s Jingle Bell Ball at the O2 bookable via Marriott Bonvoy

Rhys wins ‘Best Newcomer to Business Travel Journalism’

Check the expiry date of any new British Airways American Express 2-4-1 vouchers

Review: the Hilton Garden Inn hotel, Birmingham Airport

Earn a crazy 50 Nectar points (31 Avios) per £1 at eBay – the best Black Friday deal so far

Corporate news: Virgin Atlantic in talks to raise £400m, IAG’s Air Europa purchase hits UK snags

Get €5-€10 of Accor Live Limitless hotel points for joining ClubOpinions

What is the best use of American Express points?

Review: the new(er) Aspire lounge at Edinburgh Airport

British Airways tweaks the rules on Household Accounts – and a reminder of how they work

Get 2,000 Virgin Points by activating Tesco Clubcard Auto-Convert

News: Heathrow Christmas rail woes, save 30% when you buy World of Hyatt points

Review: the Pendry Manhattan West hotel, New York

Heathrow Airport suspends POD transfers to the long-term car parks

IHG opens a Hotel Indigo on the French Riviera

Review: the Aspire Lounge, Newcastle Airport (now used by BA)

Etihad’s new business seat …. is BA Club Suite

Win $1 million with Qatar Airways!

Get 1.4p per American Express Membership Rewards point with Emirates

Flybe is back …. from Birmingham Airport

Review: the Northern Lights lounge at Aberdeen Airport

British Airways trialling ‘personalised boarding times’ at Heathrow Terminal 5

Review: the Aspire lounge at Birmingham Airport

How to convert Marriott Bonvoy hotel points into Hilton Honors or IHG Rewards points

This is why Amazon won’t accept Visa credit cards from January

Get 50% bonus Avios with Avis car rentals

British Airways to launch flights to Indianapolis

Review: the new-look Aspire Lounge at Luton Airport

British Airways has killed the value in the ‘double Avios’ Gold Priority Reward

Get £50 American Express cashback at selected Mercure and Novotel hotels

Eastern Airways wins tender to fly from London to Newquay

How does the Priority Pass airport lounge card work – and how can you get a free one?

USA travel is surprisingly easy – notes from my New York trip

Fly to Bangkok in Business Class for £798 (ex-Stockholm)

American Airlines now lets you earn status from credit card spend – but is it a good deal?

LAST CALL: Join me at ‘Loyalty Summit’ in London on Thursday

“How we built the first business case for the award-winning Qatar Airways Qsuite”

Virgin Atlantic is running a weekend flash sale to South Africa and the Caribbean

News: Conrad Miami hotel leaves Hilton, join a virtual tour of the Mercedes F1 HQ

Review: Moxy Aberdeen Airport hotel, the cheapest Bonvoy redemption in the UK

Hilton to open a new Mallorca hotel in Summer 2022

Vueling to charge for bringing larger cabin bags and cuts Avios earn rate

Get triple Accor Live Limitless points with their new sale

New O2 concerts bookable with Marriott Bonvoy hotel points

Hilton opens a Warner Brothers hotel in Abu Dhabi

Avios and British Airways Executive Club accounts unavailable from 13th to 17th November

You can now ‘gift’ upgrade and 2-4-1 vouchers if you have Virgin Flying Club status

Review: Hyatt Place London City East hotel – Hyatt’s budget brand hits London

Huge 60,000 Avios bonus with the BA Accelerating Business credit card

Is InterContinental Le Grand in Paris still “my favourite city hotel in the world”?

Inside the new club lounge at InterContinental Paris Le Grand

News: BA Euroflyer, win with Aer Lingus, Dallas goes A380, The Ritz Carlton Yacht Collection

Austria bans unvaccinated (inc children 12+) and those vaccinated 9+ months ago from hotels

New Avios flight options as Iberia and Finnair add long-haul routes

What are the best hotel promos for November 2021?

Good Virgin Flying Club changes – lower thresholds, household accounts, Clubhouse passes

Exclusive: Pret A Manger to launch ‘Pret Perks’ loyalty scheme in the UK

Review: Fairmont Royal Pavilion hotel and resort, Barbados

SkyTeam status match now extended to 25 airlines including British Airways

Get 15,000 Virgin Points by opening a free Virgin Money current account

See photos and videos from the BA and Virgin Atlantic dual take-off at Heathrow

BA and Virgin celebrate US re-opening with a historic parallel take-off – and I’m on board!

Review: the Holiday Inn Express hotel at Luton Airport

Save 30% on SeatSpy ‘First Class’ membership, exclusive to HfP

LAST CHANCE: Get 30,000 Avios with ‘free for a year’ Amex Gold

An interesting Singapore Airlines transfer bonus can get you elite status

Get a 45% bonus buying Marriott Bonvoy hotel points

Collect Flying Blue miles or use Accor hotels? You can double dip

More details about the new British Airways low-cost London Gatwick operation emerge

Hilton loses the Hotel Reichshof in Hamburg

Save 22% on the Aerotel hotel in Heathrow Terminal 3

Melia Hotels launches a new American Express cashback offer

Get 3,000 bonus Radisson Rewards hotel points, worth £10, for your first app booking

Double tier points from the BA Holidays promotion are starting to post

Refresh your NHS vaccine pass before travelling to Europe

Virgin news: win 1 million Virgin Points, earn points with Karhoo

Hotels.com removes its £4 reward booking fee

Why I bought an ibis Business card to get Accor Gold – and made 2.5x my money

NEW: Get 10,000 Nectar points (6,250 Avios) with the free Sainsbury’s Nectar Credit Card

How I got top-tier Accor Diamond status from one stay

Save 25% on Aer Lingus Avios flights this week

easyJet quietly drops ‘Hands Free’ and its ‘you can’t use the overhead lockers’ cabin bag policy

Expedia Rewards is getting worse for most – 2022 shake-up revealed

NEW: Match your British Airways status to SkyTeam, including top tier

Amex offers: get 10,000 points with Rimowa and 83% off Enterprise Car Club membership

The free night promotion you have literally YEARS to complete ….. Hyatt Brand Explorer

How is the British Airways Club Suite roll-out progressing?

HfP EXCLUSIVE: Get 50%-100% bonus Avios and lower fees on FX transfers with Midpoint

How does Heathrow Rewards work?

HfP news: new office, new (old) staff

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