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Here’s the full HfP index of articles for June 2022

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How is the 5 minute, $145, Blade helicopter transfer from Manhattan to Newark or JFK?

News: £80 off Virgin Atlantic Caribbean flights, Priority Pass airport lounge access changes

Hilton Honors launches cricket, golf and McLaren redemption events

Get one-way car rentals in France from £2 with Enterprise Rent-a-Car

HUGE: Virgin Atlantic introduces GUARANTEED reward seat availability in ALL classes

Orlando: British Airways cancelling Heathrow service, adding extra Gatwick flights

British Airways moving flights from Terminal 3 into Terminal 5 with Iberia and American moving out

British Airways cuts 15% of its Gatwick short-haul flights for July, and 7% at Heathrow

American Express has a cardmember lounge at Wimbledon – what’s inside?

Save up to £200 on your next Caribbean holiday with British Airways Holidays

How do British Airways American Express 2-4-1 vouchers work?

Save up to 20% on Qatar Airways flights

London City to Barcelona to become a year-round British Airways route

Review: the Virgin Atlantic and Delta Revivals arrivals lounge in Heathrow Terminal 3

Why won’t British Airways refund your seat reservation fees when you cancel a flight?

Review: Canopy by Hilton Austin Downtown hotel – a great base for exploring Austin

Get a 2p per Avios discount on British Airways long haul cash flights – but not in Business

How to use your American Express Business £50 or £75 Dell credit

How do Barclaycard Avios Mastercard upgrade vouchers work?

How American Express Membership Rewards members can buy frequent flyer miles at a discount

Which of the NEW Barclaycard Avios Mastercard cards is best?

The IHG Summer hotel sale is now on

Interesting Groupon hotel deal in Newcastle

British Airways check-in staff at Heathrow vote for strike action – other groups set to follow

19 questions about the Barclaycard Avios credit cards and the huge 50,000 Avios bonus, answered

British Airways launches flights from Edinburgh to Chambery

Virgin Atlantic to launch flights to Tampa?

Get a 30% bonus when you buy World of Hyatt points

Apple Pay is now functioning on the Barclaycard Avios credit cards

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold announces big changes – here is what to expect

EXCLUSIVE: Four British Airways lounges in the USA have joined Priority Pass

AMAZING DEAL: Get 50,000 Avios bonus with the new Barclaycard Avios Plus Mastercard

Get an excellent Marriott Bonvoy opera redemption package in Venice

You can soon fly from London to Mumbai, direct, with Air Canada

JetBlue secures permanent London Heathrow slots

Review: the Fairmont Austin, Texas, hotel – is bigger always better?

Oman Air to join the oneworld alliance with Avios ‘earn and burn’ on the way

Review: Virgin Atlantic Upper Class on the Boeing 787 – losing its shine?

Ignore the British Airways American Express hotel promotion

Rosewood and Four Seasons hotels are coming to Venice

Is it worth converting Virgin Points to Hilton Honors or IHG One Rewards hotel points?

How to use small orphan amounts of frequent flyer miles and hotel points – Part 2

Which airlines only let you use the Marriott Bonvoy American Express card to collect miles?

See Cirque du Soleil at the O2 for 20,000 Marriott Bonvoy points per pair

See inside the new Qatar Airways Frequent Flyer lounge in Heathrow Terminal 4

Great value Irish Open golf VIP packages available if you have Marriott Bonvoy points

Best Western offering free breakfast and get a Best Western status match

SME? Get 40,000 points with Amex Business Platinum

What are the entry rules for the new (2nd) Qatar Airways lounge in Heathrow Terminal 4?

Why the bonus points with Virgin’s Economy Delight fares makes the upgrade good value

How to create an Amex Platinum Covid insurance certificate before you travel

Receive up to 300,000 Avios with Nutmeg’s new tiered earning offer

You now pay the same taxes on Iberia Avios flights whether you book via BA or Iberia

Redeem Hilton Honors points for a Pride after-party

Kimpton Hotels launches a Summer sale

Check-in changes for British Airways Executive Club Bronze members

My 1p rule for picking the best ‘Avios and cash’ combination to book

Get VIP hospitality to the Genesis Scottish Open with Emirates miles

Marriott Homes & Villas launches a good promo that you can double dip

Choice Hotels buys the North American arm of Radisson Hotels

Get £100 cashback from American Express on a luxury IHG hotel stay

BIG NEWS: the BA Amex 2-4-1 companion voucher has been improved

Which British Airways Club Europe routes earn 160 tier points?

REGISTRATION OPEN: Save up to £25 with American Express Shop Small for June 2022

How to earn IHG One Rewards points with OpenTable restaurant bookings

ENDS SOON: Use your £50 of Harvey Nichols credit from Amex Platinum by 30th June

REGISTER NOW: Accor launches a double points hotel promotion across Europe

Do you know that Hilton Honors allows free, online, points transfers to others?

Why is Virgin Atlantic flying twice daily to Brussels with an A321?!

US drops the requirement for a negative Covid-19 test for entry

BE QUICK: top UK tennis tickets available from 1,000 IHG One Rewards points

Yes, you can redeem Virgin Points for Air France / KLM flights if the website says the seats have gone

IHG’s Milestone Rewards are live – you may already be able to choose one

Is it worth converting Radisson Rewards points to Avios or Flying Blue miles?

Comair, BA’s South African franchise, is bust – here’s what happens next

NEW: Amex Gold sign-up bonus increases to 30,000 points (=30,000 Avios) – should you apply?

Get 1,000+ Avios on your IHG hotel stays this Summer

Get a 50% bonus – 4.5 Avios per £1 – when you book with Airbnb in June

Some British Airways First Class Avios seats to the US have appeared for July and August

British Airways scrapped its ‘Book With Confidence’ guarantee last night

KrisFlyer devalues – but generous ‘sweet spots’ remain if you move American Express points

Your 2022 guide to the BA ‘On Business’ small business loyalty programme

The British Airways ‘Book With Confidence’ guarantee ends at midnight tonight

How to use small orphan amounts of frequent flyer miles and hotel points – Part 1

Get a 40% bonus with Virgin Flying Club ‘Points Booster’ – good deal?

Earn more Avios when you fly Finnair in Business Class

Review: the NEW Qatar Airways business class seat on the Boeing 787-9

Win 1 million Avios from BP – and a reminder of how to convert your BPme Rewards points

What is the best Mastercard or Visa credit card to get?

Review: the Qatar Airways Al Mourjan Business Lounge at Doha Hamad International Airport

LAST CALL: Is 30,000 bonus points from Virgin’s credit card a reason to collect Virgin Points?

What are the best hotel promos for June 2022?

What does Marriott’s ‘Business Ready’ scheme offer to small businesses?

How do you convert Nectar points into Avios?

LAST CALL: Get 30,000 Virgin Points sign-up bonus with the Virgin Atlantic Reward+ credit card

British Airways relaunches Portland and Pittsburgh, with San Jose coming

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

Virgin Hotels opens in Edinburgh

How to earn Avios with Cruise118

Is the 40% ‘American Express to Qatar Airways Avios’ transfer bonus worth it?

Generous £250 American Express cashback on £500 United Airlines spend

How many Avios do I need to fly to ….?

What is the best Avios credit card?

Get a mystery bonus when you buy Marriott Bonvoy points

Plaza Premium opens a lounge at Frankfurt Airport

SME? Get points worth 10,500 Avios with Capital On Tap’s Visa card

Review: the Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Centre hotel, Qatar

What I did in Doha during my recent trip to Qatar

Get 30,000 Avios with BA’s credit card for small businesses

Review: The Randolph Hotel Oxford, booked for £36 in the Graduate Hotels flash sale

Comair, the British Airways South African franchise, suspends operations

Iberia fires British Airways from its ground handling role at Heathrow!

Park Hyatt Hamburg hotel to close

Thinking of cancelling your American Express Gold or Platinum card?

Review: Qsuite business class on the Boeing 777-300ER with Qatar Airways

Get an 80% – 100% bonus when you buy Hilton Honors hotel points

Noon TODAY: get 25 Nectar points (15 Avios) for every £1 you spend at eBay

JetBlue delays the launch of its London to Boston flights

Get a free £5 to spend with LNER trains when you join ‘LNER Perks’

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