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

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Here is a full list of the articles we published in May 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

EXTENDED TO AUGUST: 7 nights Virgin Voyages full board cruises for two for 80,000 Virgin Points

Review: the Radisson RED Liverpool hotel – convenient and characterful

Iberia flights are returning to Heathrow Terminal 5

Take a heritage tube train to Heathrow …. for £28.50

Review: why InterContinental Ambassador is a hotel loyalty programme I am happy to pay for

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

Decent London hotel deals, with budget to luxury options, via Holiday Extras

How to earn and spend Avios on Vueling flights – and their Summer 2023 UK schedule

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

It’s back: O2 and Virgin Media customers get FREE airport lounge access for delayed flights

Sales update: extra Virgin Holidays savings and BA Holidays and flights sale ending

How to earn Avios points when you stay with Airbnb – 3 points per £1

WorldHotels launches a triple points offer to stack with the £100 American Express cashback

easyJet adds a new Paris route from Southend

Get 2,500 Virgin Points by activating Tesco Clubcard auto-conversion

Thinking of cancelling your American Express Gold or Platinum card?

Four impressive airport lounges you can visit with your Barclaycard DragonPass

Deal done: Lufthansa buys Italy’s ITA, presumably leaving SkyTeam to join Star Alliance

Review: the new Hampton by Hilton London City hotel

News: BA adds to Accra, luxury Fairmont hotel coming to Cheshire, Lufthansa grows Glasgow

LAST CHANCE: Get 40,000 points and a FREE NIGHT with the Marriott Bonvoy Amex card

Fancy an “Exclusive Music Performance by a Celebrity Guest at the Canopy London City”?

Review: the Aspire lounge (Gate 4) at Edinburgh Airport

Get £50 American Express cashback on £150 NH Hotels spend

Royal Air Maroc brings back its London to Rabat route

Review: Kimpton Aysla Mallorca – wrong hotel, wrong place

For old times’ sake …. earn bonus miles with a Tesco Clubcard deal

British Airways launches more ‘Avios only’ flights for late 2023 and Easter 2024

REGISTER NOW: IHG One Rewards launches its new Summer bonus points offer

China Eastern is relaunching flights to London Gatwick

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

Three credit cards worth keeping, unused, just for their benefits

Stansted Express to double peak period services from today

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

Elizabeth Line journey times to Heathrow cut from today – but T5 loses Canary Wharf services

Virgin Flying Club Silver or Gold? You can gift your credit card upgrade and 2-4-1 vouchers

Get 3,000 bonus Radisson Rewards hotel points with your first app booking

How to (wastefully) convert Marriott Bonvoy points into Hilton Honors or IHG One Rewards

Got Barclays Avios Rewards AND the Barclaycard Avios Plus card? Get four airport lounge passes

£1,000 business class fares to NYC are back (with restrictions) – is it a sign of market softness?

easyJet to open a base in Birmingham for 2024

InterContinental to open a ‘chateau’ hotel in Chantilly

British Airways launches twilight bag drop at Edinburgh Airport

Is South African Airways heading back to London?

SAVE THE DATE: the 2023 Head for Points Summer Party is coming!

Review: Turkish Airlines business class on an A321neo from Istanbul to London

Redeem your Hilton Honors points for a rooftop British Grand Prix event

Marriott opens a Renaissance hotel in Porto

New Luton Airport option for Priority Pass customers

ENDS MONDAY! Get up to 11,500 Avios with our four exclusive Wine Flyer bonus offers

How to use your annual Virgin Atlantic credit card voucher for upgrades, companion travel or lounge access

Which 10 UK airport lounges can now be pre-booked by Priority Pass cardholders?

ENDS TUESDAY: Get 50,000 Avios sign-up bonus with the Barclaycard Avios Plus Mastercard

Marriott Bonvoy launches its annual British Grand Prix auctions

Accor’s Summer hotel sale is now on – all bookings flexible

IHG’s ‘Food & Beverage’ rewards are now live globally

Marriott has brought back its 40,000 points ‘Homes & Villas’ offer

What is worth booking in the new British Airways Sale?

LAST CHANCE: Get 10,000 Avios with household, business, medical or landlord insurance

Hyatt (re)opens at Spain’s La Manga Club

Exclusive offer: Get 6,000 Avios and a free Cellar Pass with BA’s The Wine Flyer

Review: Turkish Airlines new business class on a Boeing 787-9

Get 500 bonus Accor hotel points on your next stay if you opt in to earning Avios on top

Get a 30% bonus when you transfer Avios to Accor Live Limitless hotel points

Review: the Sea Containers London hotel

How does the Sea Containers London ‘Commuter Club’ hotel subscription work?

The ‘saved’ British Airways Boeing 747 in BOAC livery may be scrapped

Ryanair places a $40 billion order for up to 300 Boeing 737 MAX 10 aircraft

Save £100 on a £300 spend at Small Luxury Hotels – and earn Hyatt points

Get an extra £300 off British Airways Holidays when you book by 16th May

Turkish Airlines launches new menus …. and teases a 600 aircraft order

Excellent £1,300 SAS business class fares from UK to US – no Saturday night required

Which of the FIVE special credit card sign-up bonuses currently available should you get?

Get triple Accor Live Limitless base points on your next hotel stay (probably)

You can swap points between Club Eurostar and Accor Live Limitless – but should you?

Qatar Airways resumes direct Auckland flights – book for 180,000 Avios return in Business

What do Sunday Telegraph readers do with their Amex Membership Rewards points?

Get 15,000 Marriott Bonvoy bonus points with Domes Hotels

Hilton Brighton Metropole rebrands to DoubleTree today after refurbishment

Win VIP tickets to American Express presents BST Hyde Park with ALL – Accor Live Limitless and HfP

Nectar Connect is growing on me, because it doubles up with Amex cashback offers

The new Bristol Airport lounge will still be in Priority Pass

How British Airways killed the value of the ‘double Avios’ Gold Priority Reward

60,000 AMEX POINTS: What is the best use of your American Express Platinum sign-up bonus?

‘Frequent Flyer – The Video’ – the best 20 minute film ever made about air miles

Review: Necker Island, British Virgin Islands

IHG clarifies its rules on the gifting of reward nights

How to maximise your Avios when flying British Airways partners – by crediting to Iberia or Qatar

Hampton London City hotel opens early

Get a 40%-50% bonus when you buy Marriott Bonvoy hotel points

Best Western Rewards drops Avios, effective immediately

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

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

Review: the Hyatt Regency Palais de la Méditerranée hotel, Nice

Hyatt Regency London Blackfriars (finally) opening?

Egyptair to launch Cairo to Manchester flights

Earn 1,000 bonus Avios with Avis car rentals to 30th June

Norse Atlantic launches three seasonal Caribbean routes from London Gatwick

Virgin Atlantic has quietly made it easier to get its credit cards

The second wave of Heathrow security strikes is on

IHG’s Six Senses takes five Mexican haciendas from Marriott

Your cut-out-and-keep guide to the Marriott Bonvoy free breakfast benefit

Get 1,000 Avios with your first Uber train or coach booking

News: Biden scraps US vaccination mandate, DFDS to stop awarding Nectar points

News: Iberia Summer 2024 flights missing, new Melia / Amex cashback offer, The Sunday Times

Nottingham, Birmingham and Eastbourne tennis tickets available for IHG One Rewards points

What are the best hotel promos for May 2023?

USA to retain coronavirus vaccination rules for travellers

ENDS 13th JUNE: Get 30,000 Virgin Points bonus with the Virgin Atlantic Reward+ credit card

How does Heathrow Rewards work?

How to fly LEVEL for good value Premium Economy Avios redemptions

Review: the Newport Marriott hotel, Rhode Island

Get a whopping 40,000 bonus Bonvoy points with Marriott Homes & Villas rentals this Summer

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