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

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Here is a full list of the articles we published in December 2022.  Click through to read them in full:

Head for Points article index

Is using Avios at Nectar Hotels still better value than using them at BA Hotels?

Last day to get a 100% bonus buying Hilton Honors points

Why is British Airways trashing the value of Avios in its own emails?

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

Here are 10 new Hilton Honors hotels you’ll want to visit in 2023

British Airways launches flights from London Heathrow to Florence

IHG launches its Winter hotel sale

Last call for these miles and points offers closing on 31st December

‘Upgrade Using Avios’ pricing is, oddly, unchanged despite the recent overhaul

Flybe adds Bergerac flights from Birmingham

Last day to get a 100% bonus buying IHG One Rewards points

Flyr launches flights from London Gatwick

LAST CHANCE: Claim your 250 free Avios from Uber (and 1 Avios per £1 spent later)

Here are 10 new World of Hyatt hotels you’ll want to visit in 2023

Why you should use AwardWallet to track your frequent flyer miles and hotel loyalty points

LAST CALL: Save 30% on a SeatSpy subscription with our exclusive HfP offer

Rob’s travel highlights (and lowlights) of 2022

BA Holidays extends its ‘double tier points’ offer – now valid until December 2023

IHG loses Crowne Plaza London Albert Embankment to Hyatt

Rhys’ travel highlights of 2022

What Amex sign-up bonuses are you still eligible for?

What hotel loyalty schemes let you use points to pay for food, drinks and spa?

Review: The Shelbourne, Dublin, an Autograph Collection hotel

Happy Christmas from Emirates – here’s a secret 20% Skywards devaluation

I head to Madrid to see Iberia’s next-generation A350 business class seat – with a door!

Finnair resumes flights to Osaka and adds more Tokyo services, bookable with Avios

London City Airport submits planning application for longer opening hours

How to earn Avios, miles and hotel points from Europcar rentals

How Gold Upgrade Vouchers became worthless for First Class

My experience using Marriott Bonvoy Suite Night Awards

TAP Air Portugal unveils its new look flagship lounge in Lisbon

Marriott unveils a brand new Le Meridien hotel in New York

Hilton launches Winter sale with up to 20% off participating hotels

BA news: two City Airport routes dropped, flights to Newcastle trimmed

Review: the Currensea travel money card – a low-fee way to spend abroad

British Airways axes more Southampton flights for Summer 2023 – what’s left?

Save 25% when you buy World of Hyatt points – and cap doubled

Last call for the Avios / Pret A Manger offer – buy a gift card?

My experience using Accor Live Limitless guaranteed Suite Night Upgrades

Holders of Barclays Upgrade Vouchers who don’t have a large Avios pot are stuffed

Review: the iconic TWA Hotel at New York JFK Airport

IHG opens a Hotel Indigo in Exeter

Review: the New York Marriott Marquis hotel in Times Square

Aer Lingus finally pulls flights between Belfast City and Heathrow

Get double Avios at Bicester Village until mid January

Flybe drops three upcoming Southampton routes

Where can you fly on Aer Lingus with your Amex 2-4-1 companion voucher?

I go inside the world of private jet charters with a tour of the AirX hangar at Stansted

Radisson Collection Berlin’s famous lobby aquarium explodes, injuring two

Review: American Airlines Flagship business class on a Boeing 777-300ER – a mixed bag

World of Hyatt launches FIND, a unique take on ‘experiences’ redemptions

Lufthansa adds new routes to London Gatwick and Belfast City Airport

Redeem Virgin Points for a Necker Island holiday

British Airways allowing free inbound flight changes due to Border Force strikes

Iberia’s new business class seat with a door is flying – one year ahead of schedule

Get 500 bonus Emirates miles with the Skywards Miles Mall

A reader creates an American Express Platinum £150 dining credit map

Get a good hotel deal at The Lowry in Manchester

Aer Lingus moves Manchester-New York to an A330 – may lead to more Avios availability

British Airways allowing outbound flight changes this week – but you can’t move your inbound

How British Airways closed off low-tax Avios loopholes last week

Pay at Ticketmaster with your Hilton Honors hotel points

Get a great value Hilton Honors hotel redemption for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Park Hyatt Hamburg hotel to become Conrad Hamburg in 2024

Excellent business class flight deal from the UK to Sao Paulo

Conrad opens a new hotel resort in Rabat, Morocco

A Radisson RED hotel opens in Liverpool

First Class Avios redemptions are now cheaper than mixed First / Club flights!

New Virgin Points redemptions – Virgin Hotels Edinburgh and cinema tickets

Heathrow and Birmingham won’t cancel flights due to Border Force strikes

Holders of ‘old style’ BA Amex 2-4-1 vouchers now need 45%-60% more Avios

Save 30% on a SeatSpy subscription with our exclusive HfP offer

Get up to 10,000 Heathrow Rewards points with jewellery, watches and technology

Review: the American Airlines Admirals Club lounge at Heathrow Terminal 3

How to redeem your Virgin Points at Greggs – a step-by-step guide!

European 3rd round rugby tickets available for 15,000 IHG One Rewards points per pair

REGISTER NOW: Hilton Honors launches new ‘double points’ promotion for Spring 2023

Get a 100% bonus buying Hilton Honors hotel points

Get a 70% bonus buying Virgin Points

Etihad brings back A380s with The Residence

As the last Boeing 747 rolls off the production line, we look back at the Queen of the Skies

Accor news: a double points offer plus a Flying Blue transfer bonus

How BA sharply devalued Avios for members outside the UK and US

News: 1000 IHG points with the app, 10000 presents from Heathrow, Nouvelair boosts Tunisia

King Charles rides Luton Airport’s DART train – but when can you?

BA Euroflyer ready to take off at Gatwick as it receives CAA approval

BIG NEWS: Use your BA Amex 2-4-1 companion vouchers on Iberia and Aer Lingus

RFS comes to Club World! Good news for most 2-4-1 holders, ‘neutral to bad’ for others

Scrapped BA 747 becomes ‘the world’s first grotto experience onboard a jumbo jet’

WestJet to launch flights between Edinburgh and Calgary

Donate Avios to the British Airways Better World Community Fund

Radisson launches a new Dream Deals hotel sale

Get yourself a Virgin Atlantic salt and pepper set with points

When are the December and January UK rail strikes?

European rugby tickets available from 11 (not a typo!) IHG One Rewards points per pair

Last minute Avios seats for pre-Christmas breaks in the Maldives, Caribbean, Cancun

Review: Iberia’s flagship Velazquez lounge at Madrid Terminal 4S

Qatar Airways launches a discount for American Express cardholders

Save £70 off £200+ Air France and KLM flights

InterContinental Carlton Cannes to become a Regent hotel

How to use Emirates Skywards miles on Qantas, Japan Airlines, easyJet and other airline partners

Join HfP and Globe-Trotter for a private shopping evening this Christmas

How to book domestic QantasLink flights in Australia with Avios points

Did you know there are baths in the British Airways Heathrow Terminal 5 Arrivals lounge?!

I go behind the scenes at TAP’s maintenance hangars in Lisbon

Review: the Holiday Inn Express London Heathrow Terminal 4 hotel

How to earn and spend Avios points on Vueling flights

Review: the Crowne Plaza hotel at London Heathrow Terminal 4

News: 1-month Paramount+ free trial for British Airways elite members, Shop Small starts today

Stormzy plays the ‘secret’ Hilton Honors Christmas gig

Air India and Vistara to merge, as India’s aviation industry consolidates

Review: the new Soho Lounge (for BA Gold cardholders) at New York JFK Terminal 8

Get 10% off Heathrow Express with Amex – and how to save more money on top

What are the best hotel promos for December 2022?

News: new Clayton Hotel in Glasgow, easyJet expands in Belfast, Fly Atlantic interview

How does Club H10, the loyalty programme for H10 Hotels, work?

Get £5 off £50 BP spend with Amex – and how to convert BPme Rewards points to Avios

Can you cancel the return leg of an Avios redemption after flying outbound?

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