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

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Head for Points article index

Whoa …. British Airways to move to ‘Avios per £1 spent’ in 2023, Iberia to switch now

FIRST LOOK: We try the new British Airways Club World meal service

News: Aer Lingus adds Belfast to Jersey and Newquay, get Avios and cashback at Hackett

Save £200 at selected Four Seasons hotels with American Express

When do your IHG One Rewards points expire? How can you stop it?

The new Amex Business Platinum annual £200 travel credit works better than we thought

Review: the citizenM Shoreditch hotel, London

Crazy car promo: get 25,000 Etihad Guest miles with a 3+ day Avis rental

LAST CHANCE: Get a FREE 3-month trial of mycitizenM+

Flybe pulls its new Isle of Man routes with just 48 hours notice

Get 1,000 free Jumeirah One hotel points, worth £15

No more Clubhouse access for Gold members on non-Virgin Atlantic flights

What is AmexExpense and how does it work?

Ryanair adopts the ‘hidden disabilities’ sunflower

Luxair to launch London City to Antwerp flights

Review: Finnair’s Schengen business class lounge in Helsinki

BIG SAVINGS: Get a 50% rebate on Virgin Atlantic reward flights in ALL cabins

How does DragonPass Premier+ with the Barclaycard Avios Plus credit card work?

News: more A320neos for IAG, Aegean returns to Birmingham

Heathrow lifts the daily passenger cap – for now

NEW: Earn 5 Avios per £1 you spend at Pret A Manger

Some insights into a big hotel loyalty programme from MeliaRewards

News: redeem IHG points for concerts, win 10000 Nectar points, 500 points for joining Virgin Red

When do your Hilton Honors points expire? How can you stop it?

Virgin Atlantic extends its codeshare deal on IndiGo flights in India

Review: Finnair’s Platinum Wing lounge, and sauna, at Helsinki Airport

Get a 25% bonus when you buy World of Hyatt points

Get up to 3,000 Accor points with Europcar car rentals

Coming up on Netflix …. ‘Pepsi, where’s my jet?’

Priority Pass increases guest fee by 20% to £24 for paying customers, Amex likely to follow

EXCLUSIVE: you can book 20 new British Airways Gatwick Summer 2023 routes from today

Get £50 off a £200 D&D Restaurants voucher with American Express

Take part in paid research about the British Airways Prepaid Mastercard

Get up to 10,000 Avios with household, business, medical or landlord insurance, or RAC cover

LAST CHANCE: Get a huge 60,000 points + £200 travel credit with Amex Platinum

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

When do your Accor Live Limitless points expire? How can you stop it?

LAST CHANCE: What is the best use of your 60,000 points Amex Platinum sign-up bonus?

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

Get a 60%-70% bonus buying Virgin Points

Ex-Hilton Sa Torre Mallorca available for World of Hyatt redemptions from next month

Government may drop plans to cut flight compensation on domestic routes

Marriott Bonvoy reduces the transfer rate to three airline partners

Marriott Bonvoy adds its 31st hotel brand ….

Aer Lingus ends flights between Belfast City and Heathrow

Review: the refurbished Sheraton Amsterdam Airport hotel

Fancy Bermuda? Lots of Avios availability has appeared in Business Class

Review: the Hyatt Regency Amsterdam hotel

Get a 2p per Avios discount on British Airways cash flights from Gatwick

Received BA’s tier point email? Here’s what it means for you in practice

Want to see Charles crowned King? Here is where you can use your hotel points

Save 25% on Radisson hotels and get 1,500 bonus points

Win an exclusive theatre experience with American Express

Get IHG One Rewards Platinum hotel status with just five nights

RwandAir launches direct Heathrow to Kigali flights

NEW: Get a 60,000 points bonus with Amex Business Platinum AND £200 annual travel credit

Shocking Radisson Rewards devaluation – the value of your points is cut by half!

New £200 Qantas and KLM £200 American Express cashback offers launched

Lufthansa releases images of its new First Class seat

Virgin Atlantic’s first A330neo arrives at Heathrow

British Airways confirms return of full Club World meal service

Which UK airport has the most passenger arrests?

Which new hotel chains can you earn Avios with via Qatar Privilege Club?

How to earn miles with 38 different airlines with the Marriott Bonvoy American Express card

Win a World Cup Final trip with Capital On Tap

New hotel ‘buy points’ bonuses launched by Hilton Honors and IHG One Rewards

Good Accor deal – earn 6,000 Avios or Accor hotel points (or €120) for 3 x 2-night stays

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

Lounges, First Class, route resumptions – we chat with Cathay Pacific

Review: the Sheraton Grand Edinburgh hotel impresses

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

Get 1.06p per Avios in the Aer Lingus flash sale this weekend

Why 180,000 Avios to Australia or New Zealand in Qatar business class is the new sweet spot

What is worth booking in the new British Airways Luxury Sale?

New Marriott Bonvoy O2 concert tickets released

Generous £500 onefinestay cashback deal with American Express

(DEAD) CRAZY IHG OFFER: free Diamond status until 31st December, shows instantly

British Airways moves 12 long haul routes from Terminal 5 to Terminal 3

Manchester news: 25% off Iberia Express, BA and Loganair add flights, Virgin Atlantic cuts flights

For existing Amex Gold cardholders, what changed yesterday?

FOUR First Class Avios seats to Johannesburg bookable across April / May / June 2023

REGISTER NOW: Hilton cracks first, launches a 2nd Autumn promo for double elite nights

Amex Gold bonus increases to 30,000 points (=30,000 Avios) as new benefits are launched

Book one of Marriott’s ‘hidden gems’ during ‘Week of Wonders’

Do you know you can redeem Avios for Nectar points for Marks & Spencer gift cards?

British Airways chops three Southampton routes for Summer 2023 – what’s left?

Get triple Avios at Bicester Village this month

I finally received some Avios from my Aer Lingus flight to New York

Get 80% bonus Avios on your next Avis car rental

News: BA CityFlyer trialling Aberdeen flights from London City, HSBC Jade closed

Luton Airport’s DART train is delayed (again)

EXTENDED TO 24th OCTOBER: O2’s FREE airport lounge at Gatwick’s North Terminal

NEW: British Airways Executive Club introduces Avios Subscription – buy for under 0.9p!

Get a 40% bonus on HSBC and hotel points transfers to Etihad Guest – worth it?

Get double Bonvoy points, double elite nights and £150 Amex cashback on ‘Homes & Villas’ rentals

Get 15,000 cheap Avios with The Economist – as low as 0.86p with £60 Amex cashback

Save 15% on Bonvoy redemptions and 20% on cash rates with ‘Week of Wonders’

NEW: get a 25% bonus on HSBC Premier credit card points conversions to Avios

News: BA CityFlyer suspends flights to Menorca & Milan, Hyatt adds 30 German hotels

American Express halts applications for the International Currency Cards

Aer Lingus resumes flights to Hartford, Connecticut

Planning an India trip? You may need to cancel it due to new visa rules

How Plaza Premium has super-charged its growth plans: I interview Mr Song, Plaza Premium CEO

New British Airways and Hyatt American Express cashback offers launched

Hyatt to open its first property in Scotland

Bid on special Marriott ‘Week of Wonders’ auctions – including meditation at the Pyramids!

Get 100,000 Avios with amazing new Barclays and Barclaycard offers

Etihad is now flying the A350, with the new business class seat, from London

Virgin Atlantic axes Hong Kong flights, permanently

Marriott Bonvoy’s Week of Wonders is back – what offers are coming up?

American Express launches a 30% Hilton Honors transfer bonus from Membership Rewards

HfP exclusive: Get a FREE 3-month trial of mycitizenM+

Got an SME? Join us for an exclusive private dinner at The London EDITION hotel

Excellent Marriott Bonvoy / American Express cashback deal launched

The Wine Flyer is live – and save 10% on your first order

An update on the huge Barclays and Barclaycard ‘100,000 Avios’ offer

NEW: Get 100,000 bonus Avios for getting the Barclaycard Avios Plus credit card and Premier Banking with Barclays Avios Rewards

Got Barclaycard Avios Plus? Get 100,000 bonus Avios for joining Premier Banking with Barclays Avios Rewards

Got the free Barclaycard Avios card? Get 100,000 bonus Avios for upgrading and joining Premier Banking with Barclays Avios Rewards

Got Premier Banking with Barclays Avios Rewards? Get 100,000 bonus Avios for adding the Barclaycard Avios Plus credit card

You can now cancel British Airways Avios bookings online again …. after two years

Review: the new Plaza Premium lounge at Edinburgh Airport

What can you do with American Express Membership Rewards points?

Review: the British Airways lounge at Edinburgh Airport

Save 33% on Railcards with The Trainline

Tesco Clubcard and Virgin Atlantic improve the points conversion process

Get 500 bonus Accor Live Limitless points on your next stay in Europe

What is a Moxy hotel? Everything you need to know about Marriott’s budget brand

BA quirks: no ‘P’ class earning on Cathay Pacific, checking 241 availability for a ‘new’ voucher

LAST CHANCE: Get up to £300 off holidays in the British Airways sale

ENDS SUNDAY: Your questions on our 50,000 points Capital on Tap Visa offer answered

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