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Here’s the full HfP index of articles for April 2023

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Here is a full list of the articles we published in April 2023.  Click through to read them in full:

Head for Points article index

If you cancel Platinum, the Amex Rewards Card keeps your points alive

What happened to our Hilton / McLaren competition winner?

Virgin Atlantic to allow Gold members to use the Upper Class Wing

How to earn Virgin Points via Tesco Clubcard when buying fuel or food at Esso

Win One Million Virgin Points with Virgin Red and HfP!

Virgin Atlantic launches a new reward seat sale – up to 40% off on selected routes

Eurowings launching low cost flights from Germany to Dubai

Vietnam Airlines moves to daily Heathrow flights

Hyatt buys Mr & Mrs Smith boutique hotel platform, hotels to leave IHG?

Avios issues 220,000 points per minute – is that a problem?

See Lana Del Rey at BST Hyde Park with Accor Live Limitless

Save £100 on Virgin Atlantic Upper Class flights to the US

London Gatwick gets a new logo

Which hotels don’t give Avios but DO let you earn Virgin Points?

Why American Express Platinum gets you in more lounges than you think

London’s Hard Rock Hotel rebrands

Get an 80% bonus buying IHG One Rewards points

See ICC World Test Championship cricket with Emirates

Review: back at the InterContinental Boston hotel after 10 years

British Airways increases Avios Subscription prices – act now for cheaper rates

Lufthansa launches new routes from Belfast City and Gatwick

BA Euroflyer upgrades its food options from London Gatwick

New Four Seasons and Point A Amex hotel cashback offers

Review: What’s it like flying Virgin Atlantic’s new Retreat Suite?

Save up to £100 on Cathay Pacific flights

Radisson launches a new hotel sale

Get £100 Amex cashback on a £250 spend with WorldHotels

Why Fine Hotels & Resorts is one of the best Amex Platinum benefits

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

How a solo traveller can benefit from Barclaycard upgrade vouchers and BA Amex 241 vouchers

Is it worth converting Emirates Skywards miles INTO Heathrow Rewards points?

Review: the American Airlines First Class lounge, Heathrow Terminal 3

How to gift a Marriott Bonvoy reward night to someone else

Liverpool hotel news: smart new Accor opening now plus UK’s first IHG Vignette on the way

How do Barclaycard Avios Mastercard upgrade vouchers work?

Review: the W Rome hotel, with W’s new ‘grown up’ design

How to do a hotel mattress run – and what can go wrong

Loganair adds flights from London Heathrow to Dundee and Derry

5% UK hotel service charges seem to be spreading

Get 10% off Eurostar bookings this week – and 10% back via Uber after that

New Marriott Bonvoy O2 VIP concert tickets available for points

British Airways extends unused eVouchers to 30th September 2024

REGISTER NOW: Hilton launches its new bonus points promotion for May to September stays

Where can you fly on British Airways from T3 to visit the Qantas and Cathay lounges?

Bristol Airport lounges to be managed by Manchester Airports Group

Earn 12.5 Avios per £1 at eBay on Wednesday

Which of the two Barclaycard Avios Mastercard cards is best for you?

Best Western running a three day flash sale

Get a case of wine for 10,000 Virgin Points

‘New’ Radisson hotel opens in York

Save 20% on the two new Accor hotel subscription cards – but are they worth it?

Creation closes the two IHG One Rewards UK credit cards for good

New British Airways safety video launched

AMAZING DEAL: Get 50,000 Avios sign-up bonus with the Barclaycard Avios Plus Mastercard

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

Review: the exceptional Six Senses Rome hotel, part of IHG One Rewards

How to earn miles with 38 different airlines with the Marriott Amex

Review: the British Airways lounge at Rome Fiumicino Airport

Save 25% when you buy World of Hyatt points

Great value JetBlue business class fares to New York and elsewhere

Have you walked the tunnel between Heathrow Terminal 5, T5B and T5C?

Are the four free Amex Platinum hotel status cards worth having?

Accor Live Limitless releases tickets for more Eventim Apollo events

Billhop will no longer accept personal customers – accounts to be closed

See Queen’s Club tennis with Emirates Skywards miles

Weird but true – Hilton non-refundable rooms ARE refundable in the US, Mexico and Caribbean

Option to take 7,000 Avios in lieu of Barclaycard upgrade voucher now live

News: British Airways reroutes Buenos Aires, get airport takeaway via Priority Pass

Get a Hilton Honors Diamond status match to 2025 with 14 nights – and Gold for 90 days

British Airways launches ‘Avios-only’ flights – where EVERY seat is available for redemption

NEW: Get 40,000 points and a FREE NIGHT with the Marriott Bonvoy American Express Card

Review: the Plaza Premium lounge in London Gatwick’s North Terminal

Generous new £250 United Airlines cashback offer on American Express cards

Aer Lingus moving to New York JFK T7 – and into BA’s old Concorde Room lounge!

Review: the brand new Virgin Hotels New York City

Get your ‘3rd night free’ at Hilton’s luxury hotels in Europe, North America, Middle East and Asia

What happens to your British Airways Avios points when you die?

Review: the Virgin Atlantic Reward Plus Mastercard credit card

The ‘Reward Flight Finder’ feature in the BA app is, impressively, still broken

How to earn Marriott Bonvoy points from restaurants and bars without a stay

The story of the forgotten West London and Imperial Airways Empire air terminals

Review: the Virgin Atlantic Reward Mastercard credit card

Review: the Tesco Bank Mastercard credit card

NEW: Transfer Marriott Bonvoy points to another person ONLINE, for free

Earn 3,000 Accor points (worth €60) WITHOUT a hotel stay – and double points if you do!

Review: the Nectar American Express credit card

Review: the Sainsbury’s Nectar Credit Card

Review: the JW Marriott Maldives resort, a high quality and very family friendly choice

Earn bonus Heathrow Rewards points on fashion purchases

Review: the Marriott Bonvoy American Express credit card

Barclaycard tweaks Avios earning on its credit cards

Amex suspends applications for the British Airways Accelerating Business credit card

Review: the HSBC Premier World Elite Mastercard credit card

Review: the HSBC Premier Mastercard credit card

Get a 30% bonus on points transfers into Etihad Guest

Get 8,000 Virgin Points for opening a Virgin Money ISA

IHG One Rewards launches a targeted bonus points promotion worth 9,000 points

NEW: Earn Avios on all China Southern flights, not just codeshares

What are the best hotel promos for April 2023?

Review: the British Airways American Express Premium Plus credit card

Get a 50% bonus when you use Amex Membership Rewards to pay Aldi, M&S and Asda

London City Airport ditches all liquid restrictions

British Airways launches flights to second Istanbul airport

Review: the British Airways American Express (BA Amex) credit card

EXTENDED: Get a 40% bonus buying Marriott Bonvoy points

Review: the Qatar Airways Gold lounge (for BA Silver) at Doha’s Hamad Airport

Save 10% at hundreds of UK restaurants with American Express

Get triple Accor Live Limitless points at European resort hotels

Review: the Barclaycard Avios Plus Mastercard credit card

How does the Millennium & Copthorne ‘My Millennium’ hotel loyalty scheme work?

Your guide to the Virgin Atlantic Upper Class Wing at Heathrow Terminal 3

Excellent Marriott Bonvoy / American Express cashback deals launched

Review: the Barclaycard Avios Mastercard credit card

Where can you still fly on a Boeing 747?

How to earn Avios from Avis car rentals

Review: the American Express Rewards credit card

NEW AVIOS ROUTES: British Airways returns to Sharm El Sheikh and extends Malta

Air Canada extends its Edinburgh to Toronto service

Virgin Atlantic news: save 20% on Economy redemptions, IndiGo codeshare extended

Review: the Barclaycard Premium Plus business credit card

Review: the American Express Platinum credit card

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